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17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

The Ultimate List of Best Free Tools & Resources for Front-End Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>F<b>ront-end development</b> is the development of those elements of a …

Suspended – Medium

Replacement furniture legs for IKEA.

Reviewed: 29th Apr, 2018 Location: oakland Country: United States Upgrading: Other<p>Reviewed: 29th Apr, 2018 Location: london Country: United Kingdom …

How To Use IKEA Trones Storage Boxes in Every Room

One of our favorite things about IKEA products is their versatility. Sure, the wall-mounted Trones storage box may be designed to hold shoes...but …

20 of the best places to find free assets for your graphic design projects

Almost no design project can be complete without the addition of the odd asset. Whether you need a stock photograph, vector, mockup or handy icon to …

Graphic Design

Amazingly Useful HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, …

JavaScript

Simit is a new language for more efficient programming

A team of researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Adobe, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Toronto, Texas A&M and the University of Texas have developed a brand new programming language that can speed up computer simulations …

13 Web Design Tools for Your Startup's Website

If you run a business, having a website is a non-negotiable. But any old website won’t do. You need to have something exciting that makes people want …

Web Design

The “Board Game of the Year” winners have been announced

Codenames and Isle of Skye take top prizes.<p>Every summer, a jury of board game critics from Germany, Switzerland, and Austria announces its pick for …

Ars Cardboard | Series | Ars Technica

The most exciting games from the world's biggest board gaming event.<p>–<p>A game where the only goal is "survival."<p>–<p>Even this casual cardboarder enjoyed a …

The 2016 “Board Game of the Year” nominees, reviewed

Ars Cardboard's comprehensive six-game roundup of the Spiel des Jahres hopefuls.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check …

This tiny contraption is capable of producing endless wine

When you're down to the last glass of wine from the bottle you could have just sworn was full before, you could really use this contraption one Iowa State University professor is developing. It's a tiny device that's capable of creating a continuous supply of fresh wine. Yeah, you read that …

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Furniture

Google makes its most powerful language parser open source

The days of us communicating with our computers by using our fingers are nearing an end. Google announced on Thursday that it is releasing its language parsing neural network framework, SyntaxNet, as an open source system. The released code includes everything you need to train it using your own …

Garmin's Approach X40 fitness tracker is made for golfers

Over the past few years, Garmin has focused on two different sets of wearables: activity trackers and watches for people who play golf on a regular basis. Now, with the Approach X40, the company is bringing the best of both worlds into one product. The new device features 1-inch touchscreen …

Teaching Children How To Code, Without Screens

How a wooden toy called Cubetto may help foster the next generation of digital groundbreakers.<p>It’s generally agreed upon that the ability to code is going to be an invaluable job skill for upcoming generations. So how do you teach preliterate children aged three to seven how to program without …

Matcha Mochi Cupcakes

There’s a reason why I don’t bake these on a regular basis at my home.I can’t stop eating them.I’ve always been a big fan of anything made with …

Dessert

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Speedy circuit board printer wins Dyson award

The Dyson award for engineering has been won by a high-speed printer that can produce circuit boards in just minutes.<p>The laptop-sized Voltera V-One …

Prototyping

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Self-improvement

Pixar in a Box Teaches the Basics of How Pixar Gets Things Done

Khan Academy and Pixar have launched Pixar in a Box, a new course meant to teach kids the practical uses for all the stuff they’re learning in school …

Animation

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Amazon’s $5 Dash Button Already Hacked To Do Other Stuff Beyond Giving Amazon Money

Need something to spark a bit of creativity this week? How about a super clever hack for Amazon’s $5, single-purpose Dash buttons?<p>The Dash buttons were originally meant to serve as a quick way to reorder household goods you order often (Order a lot of laundry detergent? Stick a Dash button on your …

Washing Machines

Pixar is making another in-house animation tool free for anyone to use

Universal Scene Description (USD) combines graphic elements from different animation apps<p>Last year, Pixar made its in-house animation software RenderMan free for non-commercial use, giving would-be filmmakers a powerful tool to get started with animated shorts and films. Now, it's following this up …

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 1: Breezeblock Dubstep Warz (2006)<p>Then closely intertwined with the grime scene, the slow, bass-heavy sound of dubstep …

Miami Beach

IFTTT just released a bunch of open source mobile frameworks

IFTTT, a service that triggers actions between your favorite apps, launched its own suite of productivity tools this year. It’s now open sourced five frameworks for mobile developers, which were used to build the company’s Do range of apps.<p>There are a couple of keyframe-based animation frameworks …

Apps

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