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An Amazing Airplane Engine Powered Motorcycle Sporting Hubless Wheels and True Sci-Fi Style

Former F1 racer and designer Taso Marques has created the TMC Dumont, an incredibly sleek, low-to-the-ground motorcycle that sports an airplane …

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

Angry Bryan Cranston GIF

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Here's the Only Horsepower vs. Torque Explanation You'll Ever Need To Read

We use the words a lot, but do you know what they actually mean? You need to learn.<p>Which is better? Here's how you quash that bar-night debate.<p>Yogi Berra, never known to dwell on engine particulars, would have concluded that torque and horsepower are the same thing, only different. Actually, that …

Man Buys Two Metric Tons of LEGO Bricks; Sorts Them Via Machine Learning

Jacques Mattheij made a small, but awesome, mistake. He went on eBay one evening and bid on a bunch of bulk LEGO brick auctions, then went to sleep. …

'I can’t trust YouTube any more': creators speak out in Google advertising row

Inconsistencies behind the company’s ability to police advertising on controversial content are coming to light<p>Google’s decision-making process over which YouTube videos are deemed “advertiser friendly” faces scrutiny from both brands and creators, highlighting once again the challenge of …

Advertising

The Like Button Ruined the Internet

How “engagement” made the web a less engaging place<p>Here’s a little parable. A friend of mine was so enamored of Google Reader that he built a clone when it died. It was just like the original, except that you could add pictures to your posts, and you could Like comments. The original Reader was …

Social Media

Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google's most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic.<p>Called Spanner, it was the first …

Databases

Why developers hate being interrupted

Interruptions are to developers what kryptonite is to Superman—they kill productivity and there’s a significant recovery period.<p>There are two types …

Who the Heck Wrote This? 3 Ways to Deal With Bad Code

We’ve all been there. After hours or even days of tirelessly trying to narrow in on the cause of some small bug, you finally close in on a particular …

Extreme Sports

What Makes A Senior Software Developer?

<b>UPDATE 2017-01-01:</b> This post has a follow up.<p>Most engineering organizations will have to answer the question: “What makes a software developer a …

Mentoring

Machine Learning Examples That Will Amaze You

When Bill McDermott, CEO of <b>SAP</b>, the world’s largest business software provider, believes the next five to 10 years will be far more disruptive than the five to 10 we just lived through, it’s time to sit up and pay attention.<p>The culprits behind this oncoming wave of disruption? <b>Machine Learning</b>, …

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

Voltron Blazing Sword - MAN AT ARMS:REFORGED

A Rare Look Inside Lego's Production Facilities

...including even the "No cameras allowed" areas<p>While Lego fans around the world can arrange a tour to see their production facility in Denmark, …

A mathematical colouring book on Kickstarter has raised more than $400,000

Yes, it's a colouring book. And yes, it has raised more than A$400,000 ($310,750) so far on Kickstarter. To be fair to its illustrator, however, it's …

NASA's New Garage Looks Like the Inside of the Death Star

This immense steel structure looks like the Death Star’s interior from <i>Star Wars Episode VI</i>. But you’re actually looking up and into High Bay 3 of the …

Working Lego Particle Accelerator

Jason of JK Brickworks is at it again, this time building the “Large Brick Collider” (LBC), a working Lego “particle accelerator” that uses a Lego soccer ball as its particle. It can accelerate that ball up to 12.5 kilometers per hour (7.5 MPH).<p>Jason describes he build:<p>This working particle …

How to Make X-Wing Origami

It turns out that <i>Star Wars</i> origami is a thing and there are quite a number of video tutorials on YouTube for folding up X-wings, TIE fighters, Star Destroyers, even origami Yoda and Darth Vader. In this video from YouTuber Joe_Tutorials, he shows you how to fold up an amazingly detailed (and …

Video Tutorials

Trillion-Dollar Baby: Can Apple Go Where No Stock Has Gone Before?

Is Wall Street finally get on board with the world’s most valuable company again? Over the past several weeks, at least five analysts have upgraded price targets on Apple. (Details here, here and here.) In the meantime, the company has seen its shares reach an all-time high of $117.57 before …