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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Replay Video<p>SETTINGS<p>OFF<p>HD<p>HQ<p>SD<p>LO<p><i>Video provided by Dailymotion</i><p>Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from …

Google Street View now lets you venture inside the International Space Station [Video]

Google has been working hard to capture remote landscapes that most people won’t ever be able to see in person, including a volcano. Street View’s latest adventure takes the viewer off of planet Earth and into the International Space Station (ISS)…<p>Astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space …

Google Street View

Cleaning a Car's Engine Bay

ChrisFix shows us how to clean the engine bay of a variety of vehicles, turning them from being covered with dirt, oil and rust to good as new. Watch …

You Can Stay for Free in an Adorable Cabin in the Alaska Mountains

Dreams really do come true.<p>Usually when someone offers something up for free, there's a catch. Like you can visit New Zealand, <i>but</i> you have to interview for a job. Or you can skip the entry fee for the United States National Parks, <i>but</i> you have to go during a specific time period. But that's not the …

Why are some of the Web's ugliest sites also the most popular?

If you’ve been on the Web in the past decade, you’ll likely have visited Reddit, Craigslist, Wikipedia, 4Chan, Hacker News, or The Drudge Report at some point. While these sites are all vastly different, they have two things in common: they’re all extremely popular among their audiences and they …

Fun Paper Animal Puppets Designed to Move in Unexpected Ways When Touched

In his menagerie of moveable animal puppets, Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura adds a mechanical touch to the ancient art of paper crafting. Inspired by <i>kirigami—</i>an origami-like technique that employs cuts in addition to folds<i>—</i>Nakamura <i></i>creates paper dolls that move in unexpected and unusual …

The Power of Transportation | Origins: The Journey of Humankind

10 brilliant ways to organize your refrigerator

Keeping your refrigerator clean and organized not only makes you feel better but can also help you preserve the quality of your food and make it last …

Storage Ideas

Logoism: A Design Tome Featuring 1,500 Contemporary, Cutting-Edge Logos

<b>If you are</b> a graphic design geek, or simply someone who enjoys looking at brand marks, this freshly published design book would be right up your …

We used to have six more letters in the English alphabet

Along quaint New England streets, you’ll probably spot a sign or two declaring itself “Ye Olde Tavern” or “Ye Old Soda Shoppe.” But before you adopt a British accent and order a pint of ale inside, there’s a bit of history you should know.<p>Phrases like <i>ye olde</i> are actually just some of the late 19th …

Language

Netflix’s new design series spreads the wrong idea about design

There’s drama behind every designed object.<p>Design is the animating force behind brands, buildings and interfaces, and so an engrossing series that explains to a general audience what actually goes on behind the scenes was long overdue. Many designers hoped that Netflix’s <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i> …

Jackson Pollock

Portable solar panel and battery brings clean energy on the go

It’s good for 60 smartphone charges<p>Setting up most compact solar panel systems entail connecting a number of complicated components, from the panels themselves to battery packs and power-management devices. But a new product line from SolPad promises a fully integrated system that generates, …

Want To Live In The Arctic Circle? Build Your House Inside A Solar Geodesic Dome

That's what this Norwegian family did.<p>The Hjertefølger family began their experiment in sustainable living in 2013, when they moved to Sandhornøya Island in the Arctic Circle to build their home. There, they constructed a three story cob house from sustainable materials like sand and clay. To …

60 Commands of Linux : A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator

For a person new to <b>Linux</b>, finding <b>Linux</b> functional is still not very easy even after the emergence of user friendly <b>Linux</b> distribution like <b>Ubuntu</b> and</b> …

Linux

How to Trace Execution of Commands in Shell Script with Shell Tracing

In this article of the shell script debugging series, we will explain the third shell script debugging mode, that is shell tracing and look at some …

Linux

A top futurist predicts the largest internet company of 2030 will be an online school

According to futurist Thomas Frey, in 14 years it'll be a big deal when students learn from robot teachers over the internet.<p>It's not just because the technology will be that sophisticated, Frey says, but because the company responsible for it will be the largest of its kind.<p>"I've been predicting …

Artificial Intelligence

Deep Learning the Stock Market

<i>Update 25.1.17 — Took me a while but</i> <i>here is an ipython notebook</i> <i>with a rough implementation</i><p>In the past few months I’ve been fascinated with “Deep …

Can a child who starts kindergarten with few reading or math skills catch up?

Giuliana Tapia was way behind her classmates.<p>She was just 5 years old, starting kindergarten at Telesis Academy of Science and Math in West Covina.<p>At a kindergarten screening two months before her first day, she happily chattered about her dog Toodles, her favorite color pink, her Santa Claus …

Amazon Has Chosen This Framework to Guide Deep Learning Strategy

As artificial intelligence advances, the goal for modern tech companies is to build AI software that thinks for itself without human …

Artificial Intelligence

DDoS Attack: What Friday's Massive Internet Outage Was All About

DDoS and DNS<p>Yesterday was a particularly tough day to enjoy internet browsing. A huge online disruption bothered users of popular sites like Netflix, …

How We Teach English Learners: 3 Basic Approaches

In a small room in Philadelphia's school administration building, Rosario Maribel Mendoza Lemus, 16, sits in a corner, rubbing sweaty palms on her jeans.<p>In front of her is a binder with a test she has to take before she's assigned to a new school. A counselor hovers over her shoulder, pointing to a …

Language Learning

15 Data Scientist Jobs That Pay $100K Or More

• The average base salary for Data Scientists is $117K per year, ranging from $89.2K to $242K.<br>• Based on recent job postings for Data Scientists, 65% need to know Python, 53% need to have R programming skills, 50% need to know SQL and have machine learning development skills.<br>• Lyft and WalMart are …

Data Science

2016 VR Comparison Guide

Build<p>Plastic is the norm with VR headsets, though Google took what Oculus started – some fabric on the sleek Rift – and kicked it up a notch with the …

Learn the Basics of the C Programming Language With This Free PDF

C is one of many programming languages that are useful to learn as a beginner. MagPi, the official Raspberry Pi magazine, put together a book that …

Learn any of these 14 programming languages and you'll always have a job

C: One of the oldest programming languages still in common use, C was created in the early 1970s. In 1978, the language's legendary and still widely …

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

The cost of renting vs. owning a home in every state

Housing is the biggest expense for many Americans, accounting for more than 30 percent of a household’s yearly expenditures, according to the Bureau …

11 Best Graphical Git Clients and Git Repository Viewers for Linux

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system for software development and several other version control tasks. It is designed to …

Linux

Shipping containers floated as the next BIG thing in student housing

The Copenhagen Urban Rigger project comprises nine recycled shipping containers arranged on a floating base in the city's harbor. There's a total of …

SolidRun x86 Braswell MicroSoM runs Linux and full Windows 10, destroys Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is popular for three major reasons -- it is small, inexpensive, and doesn't consume a lot of electricity. This makes the board very …

Raspberry Pi