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Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is, in a single step. Scientists from Australian research organization CSIRO have created a filtration technique using a graphene …

Environmentally Friendly

How you can train AI to convert design mockups into HTML and CSS

Currently, the largest barrier to automating front-end development is computing power. However, we can use current deep learning algorithms, along with synthesized training data, to start exploring artificial front-end automation right now.<p>In this post, we’ll teach a neural network how to code a …

Deep Learning

JavaScript ES6— The Spread Syntax (…)

The Spread Syntax<p>The spread syntax is simply three dots: ...• <b><br>It allows an iterable to expand in places where 0+ arguments are expected.</b><p>Definitions are …

JavaScript

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

Why should I care about Kubernetes, Docker, and Container Orchestration?

A person at work chatted me, commenting on my recent blog posts on the Raspberry Pi Kubernetes Clusters that are being built, and wondered "why …

DevOps

Buttermilk-and-Honey Chicken Kabobs

Buttermilk-and-Honey Chicken Kabobs<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl until smooth; whisk in buttermilk, next 3 …

Recipes

RUSSIA “UFO’S ARE REAL AND WE KNOW HOW TO SUMMON THEM!”

The Russians have recently claimed that they can now predict when UFOs will appear in the skies above them and that they have now learnt how to …

Paranormal

Busting The Bureaucratic Iron Cage: How To Win Support For Change

<b>Weber On The Bureaucratic Iron Cage. Norman And Brown On Human-Centered Design. Deci And Ryan On Motivation.</b><p>Conventional change management theory (described in my first post) ignores a concept that is central to organizational psychology: Employees’ performance is influenced by how well the …

Employee Engagement

3 Techniques From Pixar To Develop Your Creative Thinking

How to be ready when inspiration strikes.<p>Heading up an employer brand agency I see myself as a creative being, but who actually knows when inspiration will strike? More often than not, it won't be during the time I've set aside for creative work, but will instead be when I'm already trying to do …

Pixar

Why and How to Use PureComponent in React.js

React 15.3 was released on June 29, 2016 and the first item announced in the release notes was the support for React.PureComponent, which replaces …

JavaScript

These are the Only Photos Ever Taken of Revolutionary War Veterans

<i>By Moore, Nelson Augustus, 1824-1902, photographer [Public domain], via the Library of Congress</i><p>In 1864, at the height of the Civil War, Reverend …

World History

Recipe: Slow Cooker Lemon-Garlic Chicken Breast

Slow Cooker Lemon-Garlic Chicken Breast<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds total) <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher …

Recipes

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Cooking

This Cabbage, Sausage, and Potato Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Cooking

Meteor debugging in VS Code (Node and Chrome)

by Kenneth Auchenberg<p>This recipe shows how to use the built-in Node Debugger and the Debugger for Chrome extension with VS Code to debug meteor …

JavaScript

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Healthy Eating

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

How This 23-Year-Old College Drop Out Built A $41M Company

One of the quickest ways to accelerate your success is to learn from those who have already accomplished what you’re working towards.<p>Top performers around the world know that just <i>how</i> successful you can be depends on how successful your coach is. That’s why CEOs pay Tony Robbins $1 million a year …

Tony Robbins

Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Apple to take on messaging rivals with launch of Business Chat

Apple is preparing to roll out a new feature in iMessage that will allow consumers to chat directly with businesses through Apple’s messaging platform. The feature, called Business Chat, was announced last year at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, and will debut this spring with launch …

Apple Pay

Artificial Intelligence Is About To Make Us All Managers. But Are We Ready?

Artificial Intelligence

spicy caramel popcorn

Yesterday was brutally cold and windy in New York City and although I generally tune out when people complain about being bored, I was. I admit it. …

Pioneering female becomes first wolf in Belgium in a century

Researchers have tracked Naya from eastern Germany into the Netherlands and now Belgium<p>The first recorded wolf on Belgian soil for at least 100 years has made her bloody mark.<p>Farmers in north-east Flanders have been put on high alert after evidence emerged that Naya, a female originally from …

Wildlife

Sliced Pork Chops with Brown Butter-Golden Raisin Relish Recipe

Sliced Pork Chops with Brown Butter-Golden Raisin Relish Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine warm water, 1/3 cup sugar, mustard seeds, bay leaf, and …

Recipes

These high-speed ‘nano-cranes’ could form molecular assembly lines

Things aren’t going well down at the ol’ nano-factory. They’re having trouble getting all those tiny workers to synchronize and move quickly together. But leave it to the Germans to get things running smoothly! All it took was a careful application of that newfangled technology “electricity.”<p>Tiny …

All about Promises and async / await

Recently I revisited Wes Bos his ES6 for everyone course and made some notes on the Promise and async / await modules. These notes got a little out …

Forget 'Type A' — if you want to be successful, look at people who are 'Type R'

When life throws you a curveball—a setback at work, a job loss, or a painful event in your personal life—how do you react?<p>If you use the experience as an opportunity to get smarter, stronger, and better prepared for your next move, you may already be what co-authors Ama Marston and Stephanie …

Employment

How Haiti became poor

In case you missed it, the President of the United States called Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries “shitholes,” then pretended like he didn’t …

Flawless Milky Way Brownies Recipe

Milky way brownies are one of the best easy desserts that you can prepare. So rich, chocolatey and silky, these brownies are ideal for all chocolate …

Omoshiroi Blocks: Japanese Memo Pads Reveal Intricate Buildings As The Pages Get Used

We've all had the experience, growing up, of using notepads for something other than their intended purpose: running our thumbs down their stacked-up …