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Watch traffic flow better in 30 simulations of a 4-way intersection

YouTuber euverus modded Cities: Skylines to demonstrate how 30 different types of intersections have dramatically different amounts of traffic flow. …

Autonomous Cars

Here's Why Knowing The Correct Racing Line Makes You Faster

A lot of street driving novices might try to justify swerving like a maniac all over the road in some sort of effort to hit what they call a “racing …

Karting

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Graphic Design

Not Becoming a Toxic Workplace Comes Down to Avoiding These 8 Hated Behaviors

Once you identify that you work here, here's what to do next.<p>Any good executive or owner of a company knows that culture is king. It's in your best interest to build an organization where shared values and virtues are held firmly, and where jerks, bullies, and troublemakers don't thrive.<p>Reason …

The Workplace

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Sotek-US (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers the Skyfind 50-mile HDTV over-the-air antenna for <b>$9.84 Prime shipped</b> when code <b>XPLW6V2L</b> is used at checkout. Normally $24, this code gives over 50% off and is the lowest we’ve ever seen. If you’re looking for a good way to avoid cable fees, …

Get started with SignalR on ASP.NET Core

Tutorial: Get started with SignalR for ASP.NET Core<p>03/06/2018<p>3 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>This tutorial teaches the basics of building a real-time …

Robot smashes Rubik’s Cube record with 0.38-second solve | Ars Technica

“The machine can definitely go faster,” inventor says.<p>Hardware hackers Ben Katz and Jared Di Carlo have smashed the previous record for solving the …

Miniature Embroidery Masterpieces | Video | Mental Floss

Fun<p>Pinball is back<p>Fun<p>Pinball is back<p>Food<p>How to use leftover chicken<p>Food<p>How to use leftover chicken<p>Food<p>Turn leftover steak into something …

Research Says There Are 4 Personality Types. Knowing Yours Is the Key to Success

When you know what motivates you to set yourself up for reaching your biggest goals<p>I crave blocks of unscheduled time, but I inevitably waste them when I get them. Without a deadline or a clear task, I squander this time with more list-making, planning, researching, and then sort of mindlessly …

Time Management

Here Are The Pros And Cons Of Direct Injection

Direct injection motors are the new cool kids on the block and it’s becoming more an more common on newer cars. What is direct injection? Should I be …

Tools I wish I had known about when I started coding

In the tech world, there are thousands of tools that people will tell you to use. How are you supposed to know where to start?<p>As somebody who started …

Optimus Popularis Programmable Keyboard

Ooptimus Popularis is the latest keyboard from Art Lebedev Studio.<p>Perfect for designers, artists or musicians who often use logos, symbols, videos, …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

Five Essential Apps for Your Mac

Apps designed for the Mac often don't get as much attention as apps for iOS, even though there are dozens of super useful, must-have Mac apps out there.<p>In our latest YouTube video, we took a look at five of the most useful Mac apps that may have gone under your radar. If you don't already own these …

Rethinking front-end error reporting

Understanding problems in web apps is hard. Between mysterious JavaScript errors, user-reported bugs, and issues caught in QA, there’s a constant …

JavaScript

Facebook Knows How to Track You Using the Dust on Your Camera Lens

Facebook has long said that it doesn’t use location data to make friend suggestions, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t thought about using it.<p>In 2014, …

The Bush Winch Is One Gadget We Can All Get Behind

No wiring, mounting or modifications required.<p>Bush Winch<p>Max GoldbergView Max Goldberg's Articles<p>instagram.com/maxems<p>When you are stuck out in the …

Political Science

Voice & Motion Activated Stickers Are Perfect for Office Pranksters - Technabob

Too many of today’s pranks are cruel or downright mean. I prefer old school pranks, which are a bit more lighthearted, and not likely to end with you …

Crowd Funding

This iPhone X app lets you hide the unsightly notch from your homescreen

The iPhone X may be the most advanced iPhone we’ve ever seen, but it’s also the most controversial. Sure, the iPhone X is jam-packed with all sorts …

Mobile Technology

10 Free Pixel Perfect Icon Sets for Web Designers

Share!<p>Using <b>free icons</b> can be a real time saver! The same situation applies for fonts, as it is also good to have a large collection of fonts sets to …

Graphic Design

These Are The 10 Best-Selling iPhone X Cases on Amazon

Apple launched its highly anticipated iPhone X on Friday, November 3. The iPhone X is being touted as Apple’s most revolutionary and advanced …

iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 speed test: It’s not even a contest anymore

We already know the iPhone 8’s A11 Bionic processor will deliver tremendous performance. Benchmark scores showed that the new chip is miles ahead of …

Mobile Technology

Hidden Features of C#?

This came to my mind after I learned the following from this question:<p>We, C# developers, all know the basics of C#. I mean declarations, …

JavaScript

If You're Not Converting Visitors to Customers, Blame These Common Landing Page Copywriting Mistakes.

The time and effort you spend on site design and marketing is mostly wasted if you don't get your landing page right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most marketers approach landing page strategies with the wrong mindset. After they've spent all their time and money on …

Marketing

The Best Luggage Brands for Every Budget

With so many choices on the market today, deciding on the best luggage brands can be a challenge. Identifying the best of anything involves personal …

Luggage

The Importance of Email Typography [Infographic]

A key consideration of your email marketing process is the typography and presentation of your messaging.

Messaging

Turn your Mac or PC into a cheap and easy Apple TV

The Reflector 2 app turns your computer into an AirPlay receiver.<p>If you've got an old iMac lying around -- or any Mac or PC for that matter -- you can repurpose it as a cheap alternative to an Apple TV so you can stream your iPhone or Android phone to its larger display.<p>All you need is the …

Smart TV

9 Ways to Stay Optimistic When All You Want to Do Is Quit

Any battle-hardened individual will talk about the darkness before the dawn—those make-or-break moments when they could have quit but held on with …

Entrepreneurship

ASP.NET Routing

ASP.NET routing enables you to use URLs that do not have to map to specific files in a Web site. Because the URL does not have to map to a file, you …

Login Form Design: 20 Free Login Forms You Can Download Right Away

There are many situations when you are required to fill out a login form, thus you’ve definitely seen lots of login forms online, some with more or …

Web Design