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‘Picked Apart by Vultures’: The Last Days of Stan Lee

Months after losing his wife, the 95-year-old comic book legend is surrounded by charlatans and mountebanks.<p>You might expect Stan Lee, at age 95, to …

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer-science degree from one of the world's top higher education institutions can help graduates land their dreams job at companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, or Amazon.<p>But if your goal is to impress prospective employers, which university should you shoot for? Using the QS …

Online Education

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Can you solve it? Feast on these mathematical snacks

Merry Christmas guzzlers<p>Today’s three morsels are all geometrical:<p>1) What fraction of the whole triangle is the red triangle?<p>2) Four semicircles with radius 2 are constructed in the red square below. What is the area of the square?<p>3) A quarter of a circle with radius 6 is shown below. Inside it are …

Snacks

Top 20 Manga Must-Reads

New to the joys of <i>manga</i>? Before you read the rest, check out some of the best. Our top 20 list includes recommended reads for every age and every …

Top 20 Essential Anime

Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the "core curriculum" for an anime watcher. Some are newer than others, some …

13 Free Training Courses on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Introduction<p>When the world’s smartest companies such as Microsoft, Google, Alphabet Inc., and Baidu are investing heavily in Artificial Intelligence …

Using Excel with pandas

Excel is one of the most popular and widely-used data tools; it's hard to find an organization that doesn't work with it in some way. From analysts, …

Meet the man behind the most important tool in data science

Wes McKinney hates the idea of researchers wasting their time. “Scientists unnecessarily dealing with the drudgery of simple data manipulation tasks makes me feel terrible,” he says.<p>Perhaps more than any other person, McKinney has helped fix that problem. McKinney is the developer of “Pandas”, one …

Data Science

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

Privacy

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also …

DC vs. Marvel: Why the Rivalry Is Bigger than 'Justice League'

The companies' friendly rivalry has turned a bit sour as star comics writer Brian Michael Bendis defects and Warners insiders fret about its A-list …

Tyrese blames 'clown' Dwayne Johnson for breaking up Fast & Furious family

The fracture in the <i>Fast & Furious</i> family continues to grow via Tyrese Gibson’s Instagram account.<p>On Thursday, the actor, who has starred as Roman …

25 Expert Tips to Reading WAY More Books This Year

Instead of trying to power through a book that you're not enjoying, put it down<p>I've always enjoyed reading. But, to be perfectly honest, I didn't used to read as much as I should have. Besides being a great way to escape and unwind, reading increases your knowledge, focus, and worldview as a …

A 13-Year-Old Math Whiz on the Best Calculators and Online-Chess Sites

I do watch TV—perhaps more than I should. I’ve been watching “The Twilight Zone”—the really old one—on Netflix. I got interested because of my father, who’s into sci-fi. I’m into sci-fi pretty much. I guess it’s sort of a nerdish thing.<p>An excellent website that has helped me a lot is …

The 13 best uses of Siri on a Mac

Siri and I have been shacking up together on my MacBook for about two months now. How useful is Apple's digital assistant on a Mac? Let me count the ways.<p>1. Find files<p>Siri offers a quick way to find files you want to return to. You can say, "Show me documents from yesterday" or "Show me …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

7 great web type resources

It's easier than ever to implement beautiful typography online, but it's still helpful to have a few pointers along the way to prevent yourself from …

Typography

Dark Web Beginners Security Guide

We did plan on creating our own amazing, in-depth deep web security guide for beginners. But, we found one by Jolly Roger that is better than …

Deep Web