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12 Books Every JavaScript Developer Should Read

I’m a big fan of JavaScript books. Being a long-time learner of JavaScript, I’ve had the pleasure of reading a great many of the popular JavaScript …

RY X - Deliverance (Fort Romeau Remix)

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>Fort Romeau remix of 'Deliverance' Spotify: found.ee/RYX_DeliveranceSptfy …

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Free-to-play is preparing to swarm into the virtual reality market

Game developers have an opportunity to set price expectations for virtual reality games, but as with mobile, the industry will probably decide the price for a new game download is … nothing.<p>Free-to-play gaming is coming to virtual reality, a panel of developers and VR experts said during a panel at …

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5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

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What's living with you?

An invisible world of microbes<p>On a recent morning, Noah Fierer, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, found himself standing 1,000 feet above the farmland of eastern Colorado. He was perched near the pinnacle of the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory, …

11 Ways To Create More Time To Think

It could be just a coincidence, but I don’t think so.<p>In the course of the last 10 days or so, I’ve had three in-depth conversations with businesspeople (two of them entrepreneurs) that I truly respect. The theme: Carving out more time to think.<p>All three people–two men and a woman–had been searching …

A Brief History of Jeopardy!

<i>The long-running game show is adored by millions. But there was a time—and another time, and one more time—when questions swirled around its survival.</i><p>…

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Malcolm Gladwell: Tell People What It's Really Like To Be A Doctor

In last week’s article, Malcolm Gladwell dissected and diagnosed American health care.<p>Throughout our interview, he tackled controversial topics from the Affordable Care Act and medical malpractice to the contrasting Canadian health care system and much more. I expected him to dive deep below the …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

The Coen brothers: Hollywood existentialists

<b>Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (Reuters/David Mcnew)</b><p>From “Fargo” to “The Big Lebowski,” their films’ true mystery is invariably man’s greater purpose on Earth<p>Noah Kumin<p>March 5, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared in Full Stop.<p><i>Inside Llewyn Davis</i>, <i></i>like all other Coen Brothers movies, is the …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory Continue reading...

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

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