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101 Things Dads Can Do With Their Kids This Summer

Embed from Getty Images—<br>While teachers and children count down the days until the end of the school year, many parents aren’t as enthusiastic. Having …

Kids

Baby steps to learning browser automation and web scraping 5

Xpath is a query language that is used to select XML and HTML elements. In practical terms, it’s a form of language that makes it possible to trace …

Python Programming

5 exercises that target those hard-to-tone body parts

You slip into a tank top for the first time this year and notice your triceps could use a tone up. Or perhaps it’s the leg-baring shorts or the thought of going shirtless at the beach that has you running to the weight room for the first time since January.<p>We know it’s not possible to spot reduce …

Workouts

What You Can Learn From The Morning Routines of Super Productive People

How do you start your day? Do you jolt awake at the sound of your alarm blaring? Or do you mindfully ease into the A.M. with a healthy meal, exercise and setting goals for what you plan to accomplish?<p>Your mornings can set the tone for your entire day. It can mean the difference between a productive …

Time Management

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Bill Gates

New Free Courses with Google!

Udacity fosters collaborative relationships with many innovative and influential companies across numerous fields and industries, and it is through …

Programming

Regex course - part two. Writing more elegant and precise patterns.

May 7, 2018<p>Hello again! Today we are back to regular expressions in JavaScript. If you are new to them, check out the first part of the course. This …

JavaScript

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

Google publishes a JavaScript style guide. Here are some key lessons.

For anyone who isn’t already familiar with it, Google puts out a style guide for writing JavaScript that lays out (what Google believes to be) the …

JavaScript

Material-UI: Get started (Fast!) ⚡ React 16+

How to get started with Material-UI?<p>Here is the easy and the right way in my opinion.<p>Just go and follow the instructions right</b> …

Top 5 Courses to Learn Python in 2018

If you are a programmer and thinking about learning Python in 2018, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I am going to share some …

How This 23-Year-Old College Drop Out Built A $41M Company

One of the quickest ways to accelerate your success is to learn from those who have already accomplished what you’re working towards.<p>Top performers around the world know that just <i>how</i> successful you can be depends on how successful your coach is. That’s why CEOs pay Tony Robbins $1 million a year …

New Balance

How JavaScript works: The building blocks of Web Workers + 5 cases when you should use them

This is post # 7 of the series dedicated to exploring JavaScript and its building components. In the process of identifying and describing the core …

Ten More Things I Wish I'd Known About bash

IntroMy previous post took off far more than I expected, so I thought I’d write another piece on less well-known bash features.As I said before, …

Linux

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Productivity

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect' | Inc.com

It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention spans and less patience than ever when things aren't going their way. The good …

Kids

Bill Gates is surprisingly strict about his kids' tech use — and it should be a red flag for the rest of us

For all his success in designing world-changing technology, Bill Gates has set surprisingly strict rules for how his kids can use that technology, the billionaire philanthropist has said in multiple interviews.<p>"You're always looking at how it can be used in a great way — homework and staying in …

10 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Have an Amazing Year | Inc.com

According to science, if you want to actually keep your New Year's resolution, it's better to start it February first. Why? Because the hubbub of celebrations and back-to-work chaos in January often gets in the way of thoughtful commitment to our goals.<p>Whether you take that advice or not, it points …

Positive Thinking

Jeff Bezos: Ask Yourself 1 Question to Make Truly Important Decisions (and Avoid Lifelong Regrets) | Inc.com

Regret is a funny thing.<p>When we think about something major we want to do -- start a business, change careers, move, etc. -- we think about how much we'll regret making that decision if it doesn't work out. We're afraid we'll regret doing what we want to do. The path seems uncertain, the future …

Positive Thinking

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

4 Best Investments To Make In 2018

It’s the dawning of a new year and you <i>finally</i> have some money to invest. Perhaps you just got a raise. Or, maybe an end-of-year bonus is burning a hole in your pocket. Either way, you need to be smart about investing if you want those extra dollars to count.<p>The problem is, you have no clue <i>where</i> to …

Investing

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

Four habits that will create resilient kids who can weather life’s challenges

“You’re moving AGAIN?” our acquaintances exclaim when we tell them that we will be relocating. The follow-up is generally a variation of either, “What a wonderful opportunity for your kids,” or “But your kids — they’re in high school now — Will they be okay? How are they taking it?”<p>The life we have …

Parenting

How Successful People Write Emails To Get What They Want (That'll Help You Achieve Your Goals)

Every email you send, you spend precious capital. Time is a valuable resource, and you can waste people’s time if your communications are not worthwhile or incomplete. Send a few unhelpful emails, and you could lose the person forever.<p>To ensure that people will respond to or act upon your email, be …

Productivity

RisingStack Best of - The Most Popular Node.js Tutorials of 2017

2017 was a remarkable year for Node.js, according to Mark Hinkle - Executive Director of the Node Foundation - and we couldn’t agree more. Node.js …

JavaScript

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.Dec 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,100 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.9% chance).<p>Topics in this …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Swimming