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24 Anime You Absolutely Need To Watch Before You Die

Classics and new stuff included.

Dragon Ball

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

HDMI

Curious Questions: Why do you wake up just before the alarm goes off?

It's uncanny how often we open our eyes just before the alarm clock springs into life – but is it coincidence or is there something more at play? …

9 new trailers you should watch this week

I was excited to finally get around to watching <i>The Florida Project</i> last weekend now that it’s on Amazon. I knew that it looked (and was supposed to be) good, but I didn’t think I would enjoy it quite as much as I did.<p>There’s so much to like about the film (including some crazy good acting from an …

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

The best coding courses for getting started

by under Daily Digest<p>To quote the late, great Steve Jobs: “Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how …

Acquainted

'Disturbing' half human-half CHICKEN embryos are created in the lab in an effort to shed light on how cells transform into a fetus

It sounds like something you might hear in a nightmarish sci-fi film.<p>Scientists in New York have created half human-half chicken embryos in what some …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits That Most People Think Are Normal

If you notice these patterns in your relationship it's a sure sign that something needs to change.<p><i>What are 6 toxic relationship habits that most people think are normal? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Versions of Han Solo's blaster exist – and they're way more powerful than real lightsabers would be

People who think physics is boring couldn’t be more wrong. It can explain everything from spooky interactions on the tiny scale of atoms and …

Physics

The Heart of Sky, A Short Animated Sci-Fi Film About How Life Might Have Been Created on Earth

<i>The Heart of Sky</i> is a short animated sci-fi film, brought to life in 2016 by the creative visual storytellers at Mirari & Co., about how life might …

Science Fiction

Real Browser Integration Testing with Selenium Standalone, Chrome, and ASP.NET Core 2.1

Buckle up kids, this is nuts and I'm probably doing it wrong. ;) And it's 2am and I wrote this fast. I'll come back tomorrow and fix the spelling.I …

Software Development

There’s finally a drug that prevents migraines instead of just treating them

The FDA's approval shows we're getting closer to understanding these headaches<p>A migraine is more than just a headache. In addition to pulsating pain, people in the middle of an attack can experience nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances like tunnel vision, and sensitivity to light and sound.<p>The …

The 17 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix

Ranked by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic Scores!<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><i>Ghostbusters</i><b><br>Rotten Tomatoes Score:</b> 97%<br>Who ya …

Rotten Tomatoes

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Marvel's Thanos Is Titanically Strong - And a Scientist Did The Maths to Prove It

It all comes back to the Tesseract.<p>In <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, the latest superhero smash-em-up, Captain America, Iron Man and company face off against …

Comic Books

9 Anime Worth Watching On Netflix

The streaming giant is well known for their original movies, sitcoms and investments into various franchises, but Netflix's library of anime content …

Anime

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11 million flights and 4 million train trips

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11.14 million flights and 4.25 million high-speed train trips.<p>The numbers, from the end of April, were included in a report by China's state-run news outlet Global Times, but it is unclear what offenses those targeted in the travel ban …

12K video footage taken over New York City is absolutely breathtaking

At a certain point, one has to wonder just how mesmerizing video footage in the future is going to look. Even today, the quality one experiences with …

Cinematography

The Pressure Inside Every Proton is 10x That Inside Neutron Stars

Neutron stars are famous for combining a very high-density with a very small radius. As the remnants of massive stars that have undergone …

Physics

NASA’s planet-hunting satellite sends back its first image — and it’s amazing

NASA’s new planet-hunting mission, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), was launched on April 18. After getting accustomed to its new …

Exoplanets

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

Boston Public Library Put Its M.C. Escher Collection Online, So It's Time to Redecorate Your Dorm Room

If you’re not already familiar with the works of illustrator Maurits Cornelis Escher (better known as M.C. Escher) through jigsaw puzzles or poster …

Boston

You Will Never Be the Same After Watching the Red Band Trailer for The Happytime Murders

Trailer FrenzyA special place to find the newest trailers for movies and TV shows you're craving.<p>Prostitution, drug use, murder, and more, all from …

Sesame Street

Watch a mesmerizing New York flyover shot with a 12K camera

It took three 8K RED Monstro VistaVision cameras to make it.<p>Some folks believe that 8K TV is overkill, but cinematographer Phil Holland just flaunted video of New York City captured in sweeping 12K. He used three RED Weapon Monstro 8K VistaVision cameras (turned sideways) mounted on a special rig …

Limiting Work in Progress (WIP) in Scrum with Kanban – What / When / Who / How

Co-Creating and teaching the new Scrum.org Professional Scrum with Kanban class has given me an opportunity to get back to geeking out on WIP limits, …

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Self-help

This gorgeous indie game is like a Ghibli film brought to life

Forgotton Anne channels Hayao Miyazaki into an emotional platformer<p><i>Forgotton Anne</i> (not a typo) launches today on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and it feels like a game that Hayao Miyazaki would make. (If it weren’t for his infamous dislike of technology, of course.) The game’s art has a distinctly …

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …