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It’s Catching, If You’re a Clam: Infectious Cancer Spreading in Soft-Shell Clams, Other Mollusks

Wildlife<p>Scientists have discovered cancer that’s transmissible from mollusk-to-mollusk, including soft-shell clams. (Photograph: Michael Metzger)<p>It sounds like the plot of a summer horror flick: Malignant cells floating in the sea, ferrying infectious cancer everywhere they go.<p>The story is all too …

Bose has made the only noise-cancelling headphones you should buy

The Massachusetts-based company has put years of money and research into its QuietComfort line of noise-cancelling headphones, and it owns several important patents related to noise cancelling tech.<p>As a result, it's one of the few major audio brands selling headphones on the back of their …

Headphones

The government has been dramatically understating inflation

Hot air balloons are inflated at sunrise on day one of the 2015 New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Readington, New Jersey REUTERS/Mike Segar I have long been a critic of government inflation statistics. Not so much about their methodology, but because the measure of "average" inflation across the …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Has Agile Outlived Its Usefulness?

In the fifteen years since seventeen software developers met at a Utah resort and hammered out the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, Agile methodologies for building software have become the predominant approach worldwide. Yet, while there is broad agreement that Agile improves the chances …

Agile Development

1981 De Lorean

To build good silver bullets or bad silver bullets, that is the question.<p>We're slicing through the heavens at Mach 2, steeped to the gills in Dom Perignon and beluga caviar, when the irony of it all slaps me sober. We survived the week of overindulgence, but all sight of our mission—tracking …

The best Steve Jobs quotes from his new biography, which Apple says is the best depiction of him yet

Schlender, especially, covered Steve Jobs for 25 years, and he packs the book full of quotes we'd never read before.

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

It's been 20 years (to the month) since Kowloon Walled City was demolished, but amazingly, it remains one of the most dense structures ever built. As …

Hong Kong

Guy Tries to Buy Toy Poodles, Gets Fluffy, Steroid-Pumped Giant Ferrets Instead

Man's best friend doesn't come cheap these days, so you can imagine how excited a retired Argentinian man was to find double the companionship at a …

Poodle