Elijah Coletrain

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Teacher accidentally fires gun and injures student during safety lesson

<b>(CNN) —</b> A teacher accidentally discharged a firearm while teaching a public safety class, injuring one student at a Northern California school on Tuesday, police said.<p>Dennis Alexander, who is Seaside City's mayor pro tem and a reserve officer with the Sand City Police Department, was teaching a …

High School

Millions of Students Are Quietly Being Taught the Koch Brothers’ Whitewashed Version of Black History

Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Trump launches military strike against Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier in the week.<p>On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the airbase that was home …

Middle East

Blind Player Racks Up A Win At His First Street Fighter V Tournament

Competing in a <i>Street Fighter</i> tournament is hard, especially if you’re blind.<p>But that didn’t stop a Dutch player by the name of “Sven” from managing …

Six vehicles powered by coffee, saltwater, sewage and other crazy fuels

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>When it comes to advances in automotive technology, the search for alternative fuels is pretty exciting. Of course, you've heard about biodiesel engines converted to run on used vegetable oil that sputter out little more than water and the faint smell of French fries. However, …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

17-year old gives away DIY instructions for working low-cost SLS 3D printer

Jun 18, 2016 | By Andre<p>There are low-cost options for most of the 3D printing processes on the market today. Whether it’s a Printrbot for FDM, a Form …

How to Make a Wooden Speaker For Your Phone

This DIY speaker makes an attractive and rugged dance party companion.<p>Your iPhone's dinky speaker will suffice for speakerphone calls and listening to podcasts while you cook, but it's hardly adequate for properly enjoying music. Bluetooth portable speakers are a great solution, sure. But for …

Woodworking

Get a job: Be a PlayStation Gameplay Programmer at Sony

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!<p>Here is just one of the many, many …

White Doctors In Training Believe Some Disturbing Stuff About Black Patients

Racial disparities plague the health care system.<p>When it comes to emergency care, you may have a tough time if you're in pain and not a white man.<p>Previous research has shown that black and Hispanic patients who reported severe pain in the the ER were 22 percent less likely to receive pain …

Rothesay students win science competition for bulletproof material design

A team of Grade 8 students in Rothesay has been named a regional winner in a North American science competition for designing bulletproof material …

Here's How to Make Super-Cool Magnetic Slime in Your Own Kitchen

Try this one at home.<p>There are plenty of science experiments you can't safely try from the comfort of your own home, so it's pretty exciting when you …

Deal: Get a Samsung Galaxy S7 from Best Buy for $1… kind of

When you’re running a promotional deal, a huge amount of weight leans on how you approach your offer. Best Buy has come up with a pretty enticing promo pitch running from now until April 16th: walk into a brick-and-mortar store with your old phone and a one-dollar bill, and you can walk out with a …

How to Clean Your Camera Lenses (And Check For Problems) | DIY Photography

In the past, Roger has shown us time and time again, that internal dust and other artifacts rarely have an effect on the image quality produced by …

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became an App Programmer

Most of the time, you'll be the only woman in the room.<p><b>1. You don't need a degree in computer science, but you do need to know how to code.</b> I do have a computer science degree, but I've met plenty of successful people in the industry who don't. Learning to code is the most important thing. There …

How to Build a Resume That Will Get Google’s Attention

Demonstrate an ability to be good on the job.<p><i>How can an average programmer get their resume noticed by Google? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Gayle Laakmann McDowell, Author of Cracking</b> …

There are hidden secrets in the PlayStation 4’s latest update

Earlier this week, the latest update for the PlayStation 4 was released, bringing it to version 3.50. This release brought some cool new features, …

Media Players

Sony's PlayStation VR Headset Is Already Pretty Amazing

Don a virtual reality headset, and you’re suddenly able to explore beautiful new experiences, like scaling Mount Everest or going face-to-face with a …

A Robot That Spins 3D Webs Is Even Creepier Than a Spider

The one redeeming feature of a spider is that the webs they create are usually too small, or too weak, to entrap a human. But Festo continues to …

Robotics

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

Google is making the excellent Nik Collection for professional photographers completely free

Big news for the professional and enthusiast photographers out there: Google is making the entirety of Nik Software’s photo editing suite completely free.<p>It’s a big deal – Nik Software has been around for about two decades, and its film-like filters and other editing tools are some of the most …

Microsoft Party With Dancers in Skimpy Schoolgirl Dresses Draws Ire

At the afterparty for Microsoft’s official Game Developer Conference in San Francisco Thursday night, the company hired dancers dressed in sexually …

This Gun Disguised as a Smartphone Will Solve Only One of Your Bulge Problems

Sorry.<p>Some of those in the concealed carry crowd are always seeking ways to discretely manage their sidearm so as not to reveal it and alarm the public. Shoulder and hip holsters create a bulge and have the liability of being flashed at inopportune times. But this Ideal Conceal firearm masks the …

Racism Hidden in Plain View

One of the odd things about our era is that 50 years after the great civil rights era, ugly realities that the black community knows all too intimately are finally being recognized by the broader society. The question is whether constructive change will result.<p>The Sunday <i>New York Times</i>, based on its …

Early details emerge about the Samsung Galaxy S7

The Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ may have only recently launched, but Samsung will already be well under way with development of its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7. Although we’re still a long way from launch, some early details have surfaced which give us some idea about what we can expect …

War Hero Firefighter Killed by Hit-and-Run Coward

A newlywed former Marine was mowed down by a maniac driver while raising money for charity—and his nurse wife was in the ER when medics tried to save …

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

Robot learns to cook pizza by watching videos on the internet

If the robots ever actually do rise up and take our jobs, we may only have ourselves to blame — at least those of us who share information about how …