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Toxic metal into nuggets: Secrets of gold-pooping bacteria unraveled by scientists

A unique bacteria that produces gold as a byproduct of ingesting toxic metals may be key to the future refinement of the precious mineral, according …

d3-boxes

README.md<p>Nested box layout for use with D3 visualizations. Check out this example!<p>The above nested box structure can be configured like this:<p>For more …

JavaScript

Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers Recipe

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of …

Burgers

Field of machines: Researchers grow crop using only automation

<b>(CNN) —</b> A farm in the United Kingdom is the first in the world to successfully plant, tend and harvest a crop without a single person ever setting foot in the field, according to researchers and developers involved in the project.<p>From sowing the seeds to picking the grain, human workers were …

Handsfree

London's amazing underground infrastructure revealed in vintage cutaway maps

Londonist's roundup of cutaway maps -- many from the outstanding Transport Museum in Covent Garden -- combines the nerdy excitement of hidden tunnels …

5 Vegetarian Fall Recipes for the Week Ahead

There's been a lot of roasted meat in my professional life lately — more turkey, ground beef, and chicken than I care to admit — and while I'm still …

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

How to Create a Body of Work and a Distinctive Style as an Artist

Develop a unique painting style and create a portfolio for a gallery.<p>If you're looking to get gallery representation, or to sell your art in some …

How I accidentally wrote an awesome HTML Preprocessor

As a programmer, Compilers have always seemed to me like a million line black box only out-daunted by making an operating system. But hard challenges …

JavaScript

Master Sourdough Bread with Modernist Bread & Kitchn

Are you fascinated by sourdough bread? Want to attempt it for the first time? Or maybe perfect your own loaf? This month we have a treat for you. …

How To 'Hack' Your Brain And Get High Without Using Drugs

The human brain is often conceptualized as a supercomputer of cosmic complexity, and like all main frames, it can be hacked into and hijacked for a …

Brainwaves

New England Is Cracking the Code to Farming — All Year Long

When Seth and Tyler Yentes bought their farm just 3 miles from the Maine homestead where they grew up, the brothers were determined to be a success …

Intro To Prototypal Inheritance - JS

In this article I will try to give an introduction to protypal inheritance.<p>As an "optional" pre-requisite, you can glance at my previous post on …

Google has built earbuds that translate 40 languages in real time

Google is the first major tech company to build the Babel fish.<p>The search company, which is now making a slew of its own hardware products, announced the Google Pixel Buds at a San Francisco event today (Oct. 4). The earbuds connect wirelessly with Google’s latest smartphones, but more importantly, …

10 anime series to check out this fall season, and one you probably shouldn’t

You aren’t going to start a show at episode 329.<p>Every three months, Japan has a new anime season, with dozens of new shows coming to TV screens. This fall, 43 new shows will debut, with five series continuing from the summer season. Thanks to video streaming services like Crunchyroll, Amazon, and …

8 Satellite Data Startups Doing Geospatial Analysis

Shares 552<p>The world is hungry for data. It feeds on information like a fat man at a Golden Corral’s all-you-can-eat buffet. It’s how we know whether …

Explain nodejs to me like Im five

Javascript is the language used in browsers to enable dynamic stuff/interaction. By dynamic I mean interactive. Not a static page but things can …

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

Someone finally made an app to detect credit card skimmers at the gas pump

In less than 30 seconds a hacker can install a $10 piece of pre-built hardware – easily purchased online – into a gas pump. This device is called a skimmer and it’s designed to get your credit card number when you use it at the pump.<p>A clever developer came up with a somewhat simple approach to …

Veni, Vidi, Gone: A Death Map of Roman Emperors

<i>Totalus Rankium</i> is “a fun, informative podcast (ranking) the Roman Emperors based on: fighting ability; madness; their successes; what they looked …

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

The Coca Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company selling more than 500 brands of soft drink to customers in over 200 countries. Every single day the world consumes more that 1.9 billion servings of their drinks including brands like Coca Cola (including Diet and Zero) as well as Fanta, …

Coca-Cola

Use the Grid System in Graphic Design

Keep Designs Consistent With Grids<p>The grid system used in the graphic design process is a way of organizing content on a page. It uses any …

An introduction to Vue.js - Chapter 1 - Basic Setup

Chapter 1 <br>Chapter 2 <br>Chapter 3 <br>Chapter 4 <br>Chapter 5<p>I recently started working with Vue.js in a more deeper way. I figured out that it isn't that hard …

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

Healthy Eating

This Swedish startup found the answer to more efficient solar panels… in algae?

Solar panels are quite an inefficient form of renewable energy – only around 20 percent of incoming sunlight is turned into energy. However, with a little help from millions of years of evolution and some algae, solar panels could start to shape up.<p>Founded in 2014, Swedish Algae Factory is an algae …

Tomato, Watermelon, and Basil Skewers

Combine the balsamic vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved. …

CSS-only Notifications Component

https://codepen.io/damianmuti/details/GEZoeG<p>CodePen<p>This is a Sass mixin that provides notifications functionality using little-to-none Javascript. It …

Moss-covered CityTree has the same air-purifying effect as 275 regular trees

20 of them have been deployed so far around the world<p>From smog-sucking bikes to electric taxis and paint made of car exhaust, designers and architects are stepping up to address air pollution—the world’s single largest health risk. But a new air filter making the rounds in Oslo, Paris, Brussels, …