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Stephen Colbert Officially Retired “Stephen Colbert” Because Corporate Lawyers Made Him

Still taken from the video The world rejoiced recently when Stephen Colbert, host of <i>the Late Show</i>, brought back “Stephen Colbert,” beloved host of <i>The</i> …

Stephen Colbert

Photographer sues Getty Images for selling photos she donated to public

Photographer sues Getty Images for selling photos she donated to publicThis photograph, like nearly all of Carol Highsmith's, is donated to the …

Photographers

Legends of Tomorrow to Introduce the "Legion of Doom" in Season 2

One mega-villain wasn't enough to take down DC's Legends of Tomorrow, so now the show is introducing a whole league of super villains -- and some of …

TV

Angular 2: Why TypeScript? — angular2

Angular 2 is written in TypeScript. In this article I will talk about why we made the decision. I’ll also share my experience of working with …

JavaScript

Goodbye, Object Oriented Programming

I’ve been programming in Object Oriented languages for decades. The first OO language I used was C++ and then Smalltalk and finally .NET and Java.<p>I …

Inheritance

"The Flash's" Wally West Becomes Kid Flash, Gets His Own Costume

Move over, Barry Allen! The CW has unveiled our first look at Keiynan Lonsdale's Wally West as Kid Flash, who will make his speedster debut in …

Comic Books

The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it’s like a 1960s time capsule

When programmers at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory set out to develop the flight software for the Apollo 11 space program in the mid-1960s, the necessary technology did not exist. They had to invent it.<p>They came up with a new way to store computer programs, called “rope memory,” and created a …

Time Capsules

Batman: The Killing Joke To Open In More Theaters

Due to overwhelming demand, it's learned the animated <i>Batman: The Killing Joke</i> movie will be opening up in hundreds of additional theaters.<p>Tickets are …

Batman

Triggering Jenkins builds by URL

As you might have read not too long ago, I recently moved my site from Wordpress to Jekyll[1]. In so doing, I ended up using Jenkins[2] to …

LDAP

Being murdered is no reason to forgive student loan, New Jersey agency says

Amid a haze of grief after her son’s murder last year, Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti faced an endless list of tasks – helping the police gain access …

Finance

Who’s getting rich off your student debt?

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Loans

Middle class vanishing as income gap widens

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Jimmy Carter helped kick start the growth of home brew

In a way, you could call President Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, the founding father of the craft brewing revolution.<p>When he …

Jimmy Carter

In the future we will be making babies from skin cells, an author predicts

A new book suggests that within just 20 to 40 years, most human reproduction will take place in the lab, rather than the bedroom.<p>Hank Greely, a Stanford professor who teaches law and genetics, writes about this potential brave new world in, "The End of Sex and the Future of Human …

The Future

Home Brewing, Part 2

Hop Heads - Home Brewing, Part 2<p>Share on<p>Matt continues his discussion with Nick Hudson from Free the Hops and home-brewers Jay Bennett and Stott …

Beer

Here's what Apple's future Lightning headphones will be able to do that normal headphones can't

The iPhone coming out this fall reportedly isn't going to have a headphone port — instead, headphones will be able to connect through Apple's proprietary Lightning charging port.<p>The big question is: Why?<p>It's because headphones with a digital connection — like Lightning or USB-C — can do so much …

Lightning

Oregon Scientific's Weather+ Sensor: Perfect for Homebrewers

For those who don’t know, I’m GeekMom’s resident weather weenie. I’ve had the privilege of reviewing numerous weather-technology-related products. I …

Weather

My 6-month review testing newfangled beer-dispensing tech is finally done

Bartender John Olson and owner Dan Lilly of Pinky's Pizza Parlor show us the latest in keg technology from Walnut Creek, Calif. I'm the moderator …

Beer

How Oracle’s business as usual is threatening to kill Java

<b>Update:</b> A few days after this article's publication, Oracle issued a statement to Ars saying that the company remains committed to Java EE …

Computer Science

Adam Savage thinks NASA should get working on a backup plan for Earth

Adam Savage thinks NASA should get working on a backup plan for EarthOh hey, look, it's Adam Savage.Lee HutchinsonThis looks like a pretty cool …

Adam Savage

Tom Felton Joining THE FLASH for Season 3

We were super duper stoked by the game-changing second season finale of the CW’s <i>The Flash</i>, when Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) all but rewrote the whole …

Harry Potter

Cinemark seeks nearly $700,000 in court fees from theater shooting victims

Cinemark, the company that owns the Aurora cineplex where 12 people were murdered in 2012, is seeking nearly $700,000 from several victims of the …

Colorado

Green Lantern Character Joins Arrow Season 5

There has been hints and teases of Green Lantern in the CW DC TV universe for a while now.<p>We've seen various Coast City Easter Eggs in <i>Arrow</i> and <i>The</i> …

Green Lantern

What is Docker?

Transcript – What is Docker?<p>In this video we’re going to look at what is Docker, what does Docker do for us, and how can we get started working with …

Linux

The Flash: Violett Beane Will Be Back For Season 3

According to Violett Beane, she will be returning for the third season of The Flash but as which version of Jesse Quick, no one seems to know. …

Comics

Xbox One Backward Compatibility: New Xbox 360 games drives Microsoft past 200 games mark

MICROSOFTThe Xbox One Backward Compatibility program now boasts over 200 games to play from Xbox 360<p>It’s a big milestone to reach following the …

Xbox 360

Comcast took $1,775 from man, only gave it back after he contacted media

Comcast took $1,775 from man, only gave it back after he contacted mediaComcast wrongly debited early termination fee, provided no refund for 18 …

Comcast

Cyborg Will Be Mostly CGI in JUSTICE LEAGUE

Out of all of the <i>Justice League</i> character reveals in <i>Batman v Superman</i>, the one involving Cyborg was definitely the most intriguing. We got a little …

Justice League

Kevin Conroy Discusses Batgirl In The Killing Joke

Photo credit: Warner Bros. Animation<p>Kevin Conroy recently sat down with DC All Access to talk about the release of The Killing Joke on home video and …

Cable company overcharges might be even worse than you realized

That's your money, just flying away. (credit: Getty Images | Colin Anderson)Charter and its new subsidiary Time Warner Cable (TWC) have been …

Time Warner