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Intro to Scientific Python - LBL LabTech 2015

Presenters<p>Matt Davis<br>• Azalee Bostroem<br>• (We are from Software Carpentry)<p>Materials<p>All Materials: http://j.mp/labtech-python-2015<br>• Python Standard Library …

Los Angeles in 3 Days: The 25 Best Bites in LA for $20 and Under

<b>Cue:</b> The <i>Mission Impossible</i> theme.<p><b>The Plot:</b> Eat non-stop over the course of two and a half days to develop a list of must-eat items in the Los Angeles area.<p><b>The Catch:</b> Nothing could cost over $20. This of course eliminated many fantastic restaurants and equally fantastic dishes, but at least it gave …

Santa Monica

The Craft of Poetry: A Semester with Allen Ginsberg

<i>Elissa Schappell | The Paris Review | 1995 | 63 minutes (15,685 words)</i><p>We’re excited to reprint Elissa Schappell‘s essay, “The Craft of Poetry: A …

Literature

Kenji's Best Fast Food Awards (A Totally Biased, Completely Incomplete List)

If going for a drive is like a mini vacation, then fast food is really just an excuse for us to eat outside of our normal diet when we're on holiday. Who else secretly thinks to themselves, <i>We're going for a long ride on Saturday? Sweet, In-N-Out for lunch!</i><p>I didn't always love fast food and I …

McDonald's

Where to Eat in New York

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Books

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Comedy

4 Reasons Why You'll Never Be a Millionaire, and How You Can Change That

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Relaxing vacations on the French Riviera, huge donations to your favorite charity and an early retirement. These are the kinds of things people think of when they hear the word “millionaire.”<p>It’s unlikely you’ll ever experience that. …

Personal Finance

Understand Code in 38,000 Words

Understand Code in 38,000 Words<p>via bloomberg.com<p>For the uninitiated, the world of coding and computer science might seem akin to the Matrix, where combinations of letters and symbols somehow make inanimate objects spring to life. But with computers powering so many of our daily interactions, isn't …

Computer Science

Can Creativity Be Learned?

Prevailing theories on creativity focus on methodology, or amount of practice. But new studies suggest artistic talent may be more hard-wired than we thought.<p>At 2 a.m. on June 16, 1816, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin awoke with a fright.<p>Mary was 18 years old and spending her summer at the Villa Diodati …

How to Make The Best Tomato-Basil Pasta Salad

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>A couple of days ago I unveiled my invective against pasta salad as it's typically made, and offered a new set of rules to guarantee far better results, along with a chorizo-flavored recipe demonstrating some of those principles. Today I'm sharing …

Cooking

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

Why Google and Apple made their own programming languages

Almost exactly one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands.<p>The vision behind Swift is right in the name. Apple promises Swift is faster to write, and results in faster …

Objective-C

Classical sculptures dressed as hipsters look contemporary and totally badass

66 comments<p>I have just discovered a whole new dimension to classical sculpture. If you dress the sculptures as hipsters it gives them an awesome new …

Fill Up with Quinoa, Kale, Avocado, and Egg

This "bowl of goodness" is easy and fast to make.<p>Martina Bill, special events director of San Francisco's street food company Off the Grid, has a busy schedule. On an ideal day, she'll get up before work to run, swim, or work with her trainer, but then she might be in the office until 8 or …

San Francisco

Experimental Methods for Linguists

Abstract<p>Linguists are increasingly using experiments to provide insight into linguistic representations and linguistic processing. But linguists are …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts