James Amurao

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As With All Things, Baby Driver Is Better With Eurobeat

There was so much to love about this summer’s latest Edgar Wright jam, <i>Baby Driver</i>. The stunts! The amazing soundtrack! Kevin Spacey being a weirdo! …

Stop-Motion Video of a Mazda Miata Engine Tear-Down

If you’ve ever wanted to see a Mazda MX-5 Miata‘s engine get torn down using stop-motion animation, then Alex Muir of <i>How a Car Works</i> has the video for you!<p>Muir and his team spent a total of 15 days shooting and editing 2500 photos of the little roadster’s four-cylinder engine being taken apart to …

Stop Motion

Why is a Limited-Slip Differential so important?

In automotive marketing hubbub and journalistic reviews, you’ll quite often see the term “Limited-Slip Differential” thrown around with great verve. …

How GitHub Employees Use GitHub For Projects Beyond Coding

Hubbers found that their online tool, designed for managing large software projects, works for any collaborative process.<p>You may not know about GitHub if you’re not a programmer. To those in the software business, GitHub or rival products like Atlassian Jira, are essential for dividing up coding …

Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included

While many drivers generally understand the concept of an electric car, understanding generally stops there.<p>It's a car, and you plug it in to get …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

How I went from zero to San Francisco software engineer in 12 months

One year ago, I was working part-time as a route setter at a rock climbing gym in Tennessee. Today I’m working as a software engineer at a cyber-security startup in San Francisco.<p>My journey to this point has been unforgettable and life-changing. And yet as challenging as everything was, I think …

San Francisco

A guy who runs an 8-figure business explains how to tell if you should be an employee or an entrepreneur

While sharing top marketing tips on OkDork, I founded AppSumo and Sumo, which is now an 8-figure business. (Before that, I saw what it's like to build a business as employee #30 at Facebook and employee #4 at Mint.com.)<p>For all the freedom to choose your own schedule, there are 90+ hour …

Entrepreneurship

Chrome casting tweak streams all videos directly to your TV

As a general rule, you send an entire Chrome browser tab to your Chromecast (or other Cast-ready devices) as a last resort. The quality is lousy enough that you only really want to use it when a service doesn't have native casting support, like Amazon Prime Video. Google may soon give you a good …

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

5 Best apps for programming on android platform

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share22<p>+1<p>Shares 37<p>Learning to program is awesome. You can make yourself think in very different ways, and learn a trade that will be …

Apps

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Raspberry Pi

Best Courses to Become a Complete Web Developer

Web development has been steadily growing as a career, with many people finding their passion for coding and problem solving. Development has also …

Where To Start As A Front-End Web Developer?

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Front-end development is like an ocean. You happen to have a ship, but no map. First learn the …

Things to consider when buying a sports car

In this video, Rebecca Jackson discusses what to keep in mind when splashing the cash on an exciting sports car, focusing on such elements as the performance and handling of the car, and the importance of getting the correct driving position.<p>This is the sixth episode in our new Choose Your Car …

15 Must-have Chrome extensions for web designers and front end developer

<b>The freshest links about design and interactive, from around the web. A designer’s must!</b><p><b>Responsive Web Design Tester is a quick and easy way to test</b> …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

Why CVTs Are Awesome Transmissions

You may hate them, but CVTs are actually excellent. Here's why.<p>If there is one transmission that has the most detractors, it's the continuously variable transmission, or CVT.<p>It's criticized for how it sounds, how it operates, and how it feels. The main criticism is that it feels unnatural compared …

How to Adjust Your Seat and Mirrors for Track Driving

Driving

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

These Are Probably the Seven Best Video Games of 2016 So Far

The year's been okay for new video games so far, right? Right.<p>Why seven? No reason, really, beyond me not wanting to be here all day, telling you about very good video games I have played in the first half of 2016. Obviously, no one person can play all of the games, but I have made a genuine …

Time Travel

Your emails: Why don't electric cars have geared transmissions?

Brian Cooley explains why EVs lack geared transmissions and how these automobiles deliver power and torque.

Electric Vehicles

Watch the first trailer for Injustice 2

Launches in 2017<p>Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have confirmed <i>Injustice 2</i> and debuted the first trailer for the game. It can be seen above.<p>A sequel to NetherRealm Studios' <i>Injustice: Gods Among Us</i>, which was released three years ago, <i>Injustice 2</i> will continue the storyline …

Building a Vertical Timeline With CSS and a Touch of JavaScript

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to build a responsive vertical timeline from scratch. First, we’ll create the basic structure with minimal markup …

Web Design

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Is Variable Twin Scroll Turbocharging the Answer to Future Turbos?

Here's how it works.<p>Turbocharging technology has come a long way, becoming more and more efficient with time. <i>Engineering Explained</i> goes in depth to explore a new type of turbo that BorgWarner showcased at SEMA.<p>While the tech for a variable twin scroll turbo has been in existence for ages, it's now …

70 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises | Men's Health

These resistance-training movements are so effective at annihilating calories for several reasons, he explains:<p>1. They work multiple muscles at once, skyrocketing your metabolism during <i>and</i> after your workout.<p>2. They can be made easier midset so you never have to stop and rest.<p>3. They can be done …

Here Are the Physics of Why Modern Cars Are So Much Safer

The science of why you should learn to love the crumple zone.<p>Car crashes are still extremely deadly—32,719 Americans died in car accidents in 2013, or almost 90 people a day. But the number of people dying in car crashes—particularly when expressed as how many people per 100,000 die in an auto …

Physics

Carburetor vs EFI Shootout! - Engine Masters Ep. 2