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Russian Spice Cookies (Pryaniki) Recipe

A <i>pryanik</i> (<i>pryaniki</i> is plural) is a Russian spice cookie (also known as honey bread) that is indispensable anytime tea is served, which is all the …

There's A Physics Trick To Keep Your Shoes From Coming Untied

In order to tie your shoes, there’s a simple knot that almost all of us learn how to make when we’re small children: a “criss-cross and tuck” part, followed by a “loop-and-pull” part. That simple knot has three strong advantages to it over most other types:<p>It effectively takes up the rest of the …

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10 Simple Reasons it’s Time to Let Go

Holding on can be painful. Holding on can directly contribute to stress, health complications, unhappiness, depressive thoughts, relationship …

This massive farm grows 15% of Australia's tomatoes without soil, fresh water or fossil fuels

Did you know there is a way to grow tons of fresh fruits and vegetables with saltwater and solar energy? The good people at SunDrop Farms are doing …

10 Machine Learning Online Courses For Beginners

This column has been curated from Hackerlist blog<p>The following is a list of, mostly free, machine learning online courses for beginners.<p>1. Machine …

A sketch-note guide to node.js streams; part 1

<i>Edit:</i> <i>part 2</i> <i>has also been published</i> 🙈 🙉 🙊.<p>I would like to introduce you to node.js streams. In a sketch notes medium. On medium dot com.<p>Sooooooooo, …

Silicon Valley Questions the Meaning of Life

The tech industry is increasingly consumed by whether our existence is actually an algorithm.<p>In Silicon Valley, over the past year, one of the most talked-about advances in technology hasn’t been the latest Apple Watch, DJI’s fancy drones, or Uber’s impressive driverless cars. Instead, the Valley …

Coding Interview University

I originally created this as a short to-do list of study topics for becoming a software engineer, but it grew to the large list you see today. After …

Let's teach for mastery -- not test scores

Would you choose to build a house on top of an unfinished foundation? Of course not. Why, then, do we rush students through education when they …

11 TED Talks that will teach you how be happier

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>Thankfully, several TED speakers have researched how humans can achieve ultimate happiness and shared their findings with us.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of these talks will bring …

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

Cars And Trucks With The Highest Resale Values

We’ve long preached the gospel of maximizing the value of one’s automotive investment by choosing a vehicle that inherently delivers the lowest long-term ownership costs, including fuel economy, insurance premiums, maintenance and repair costs and depreciation. The latter is an often overlooked, …

Breathing Tips for New Runners

How to breathe while running to avoid exhaustion and side stitches.<p><i>Hi! I'm a new runner and I'm experiencing a problem with controlling my breathing. Though I don't feel any soreness or pain in my legs, in about 200 meters, it gets incredibly hard to breathe. It feels like my lungs are resisting</i> …

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