Jill Lynch

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Circadian rhythms and the microbiome: Disrupting daily routine of gut microbes can be bad news for whole body

<b>(Getty/azgAr Donmaz)</b><p>This offers one pathway to explain a Pandora’s box of possible adverse health effects from aspects of modern life<p>Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens<p>December 25, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>We’ve known that bacteria …

Horseman

“Oh, you’ll succeed just fine,” he told her. “You’ll just never be any good.”<p><i>Whenever the moon and the stars are set,</i><p>Although it was only four in the afternoon, it was almost dark outside, and the wind was blowing hard enough to set the branches of the quad’s trees in motion. The nearest branch …

Mind

All hail the ‘GoogleBots’: Here’s a look at the 7 robot companies Google just acquired

Somehow, Google acquired seven robotics companies without anyone noticing.<p>The companies, all of which have been scooped up in the last year or so, are all a part of former Android boss Andy Rubins’s new Google robotics venture, which was unveiled earlier today.<p>After taking a closer look at some of …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

Toxic Toast? The 411 on Acrylamide

You’re probably well aware that carbs like French fries, potato chips and white bread can be empty calories that help you pack on the pounds. But did …

Nutrition

Sears’ stock spikes up 18% after Amazon collaboration on tire purchases

May 9, 2018<br>11:25 AM<p>If Republican lobbyist Matt Schlapp is correct that the “American people” aren’t interested in this revelation, then Fox nailed it with its programming in the hours following Avenatti’s explosive tweet.<p>May 9, 2018<br>11:24 AM<p>NBC News is reporting Wednesday that NBCUniversal’s …

Collections

Read the top recent posts about relationships, dopamine, cognition, and more<p>Read the top recent posts about relationships, dopamine, cognition, and …

Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction

Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and …

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Portugal

Kevin Jackson's top 10 vampire novels

Kevin Jackson's childhood ambition was to be a vampire, but instead he became the last living polymath. His expertise ranges from Seneca to the Sugababes, with a special interest in the occult, Ruskin, take-away food, Dante's Inferno and the moose. He is the author of numerous books on numerous …

Find images with similar color palette with Python

Suppose there are 10,000 JPEG, PNG images in a gallery, how to find all images with similar color palettes to a selected image sorted by descending …

Papua New Guinea

Learn Unix the Hard Way

If you want to automate it, you need to p0wn it.<p>Learn Unix The Hard Way is a full course in manual system administration of Linux, BSD, and OSX …

Programming

Who's Sorry Now? 6 Steps to Regret-Proof Your Life

So here's the story: After a lifetime of handcopying ancient texts, an elderly monk became abbot of his monastery. Realizing that for centuries his …

Type Study: Pairing typefaces

<i>Type study is an ongoing series of guest posts about typography on the web. In this article, Aura Seltzer provides tips and tricks for pairing type</i> …

What the World Would Look Like If Countries Were As Big As Their Online Populations

Helloooooo China!<p>The Internet we each see every day is an infinitesimally tiny sliver of the whole—the parts we have curated for ourselves, the parts our network of friends and family sends to us, and the sites that we have made parts of our routines.<p>But beyond this micro-level editing, there are …

How I Made $50,000 Selling Art on Facebook - Online Marketing for Artists

<i>UPDATE from Cory: While this post is a few years old, and Facebook’s algorithms have changed, the principles outlined are still relevant. The idea of</i> …

Prototype mobile phone covers foreshadow new wave of E Ink displays

Similar to the the Yota that integrates an E Ink display into the rear of a mobile phone, PocketBook and Alcatel were displaying prototype cases that …

Americana by moonlight - in pictures

Noel Kerns uses a technique called light painting to create vivid nightscapes of abandoned American roadside spots, from drive-ins to motels. His photographs combine long exposures of moonlight with spots of artificial coloured light. His photobook Nightwatch is available now

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What are the coolest startup culture hacks you've heard of?

<b>Move your startup to Morocco!</b><p>I'm a co-founder at Maptia and after we graduated from the Techstars Seattle program at the end of last year, our team's …

Pseudocode Standard

Pseudocode is a kind of structured english for describing algorithms. It allows the designer to focus on the logic of the algorithm without being …

Recursion

$$n! = n \times (n-1) \times (n-2) \times \; \ldots \; \times 2 \times 1$$<p>Does Euclid.java still work if the inputs can be negative? If not, fix it.</i> …

Learning Algorithms from Scratch / Algorithms for Dummies

When you are programming you face challenges all the way. Getting the problems solved is just the tip of the iceberg, getting it done efficiently is …

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• When searching by ISBN, omit any extra characters or duplicate ISBNs. Search either the 10 or 13 digit ISBN<br>• Check the accuracy and spelling of the …

11 facts about the Affordable Care Act

In the past week, both Alec MacGillis and Sabrina Tavernise have written articles touching on how little the uninsured actually know about the Affordable Care Act. Given that polling shows the law remains unpopular even as its component parts -- with the notable exception of the individual mandate …

Recursion made simple

Introduction<p>Lateral thinking is one of those ‘good’ skills to have by any person. If we have it, then its god’s gift, if don’t then we try to achieve …

Divorcé's Guide to Marriage

Study Reveals Five Common Themes Underlie Most Divorces<p>Want great marriage advice? Ask a divorced person.<p>People who lose the most important relationship of their life tend to spend some time thinking about what went wrong. If they are at all self-reflective, this means they will acknowledge their …

Marriage

27 Psychological Reasons Why Good People Do Bad Things

The white-collar crimes that lead major companies to collapse usually begin with seemingly minor ethical violations that spiral into something much bigger.<p>The question of what motivates smart and talented people to commit fraud is fascinating, and is the subject of a new paper by Dr. Muel Kaptein …