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Codecademy Grows Up With New Pentagram-Designed Brand ID

The Internet’s premier platform for free education in computer programming had an outdated wordmark. Pentagram’s Eddie Opara came to the rescue with a new visual identity.<p>Codecademy is the premier online platform for free coding lessons. Since launching in 2011, over 24 million users have submitted …

Graphic Design

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

15 of nature's most awesome, must-see shows | CNN Travel

Portraits by Michael Shapcott | Colossal

<p>Connecticut-based artist Michael Shapcott creates wonderfully colored portraits by starting with graphite underdrawings that are then painted with …

The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel

• <b>Author:</b> Kelly E. Carter<p>National Geographic’s ultimate resource for traveling with your furry friend features hundreds of dog-friendly places to pamper your pooch, from doggie daycare to canine couture. Special features include walks you can take with your dog, insider tips from local pet parents on …

Here’s What It Would Take To Upload Your Brain Into A Computer

In the spirit of "Could Bruce Willis Save the World?" and "<i>Gravity</i> Fact Check," we'd like to take Hollywood perhaps a bit too seriously and examine the scientific plausibility of what's called "whole brain emulation."<p>Whole brain emulation as depicted in <i>Transcendence</i> appears possible <i>in principle</i>. As …

Singularity

Pump up the Testosterone -- 12 Ultimate Guy Getaways

A SILICON VALLEY DISASTER: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up

The week after Thanksgiving, 40 Clinkle employees gathered in the kitchen of their San Francisco office. It was the second time in two days they'd been called together for an all-hands meeting.<p>At the front of the room stood 22-year-old Clinkle CEO Lucas Duplan, eyes cast down. Next to him stood …

Startups

Snowden looms over Pulitzer Prizes

<i>NOTE: Ahead of the awarding of this year’s Pulitzer Prizes at 3 p.m. today, POLITICO is republishing this March 13, 2014, story looking at the issue raised by Edward Snowden being the source of stolen government documents that were used in the reporting of the NSA stories.</i><p>Next month, the trustees …

The Best of Romantic Ireland

With castles and legends, Old World hospitality and indulgent experiences, epic scenery and fairy trees, Ireland is a world of romantic mystique.<p>Here are some of the key highlights from around the Emerald Isle:<p><b>> Ardmore and Environs</b> (County Waterford)<p>Quiet Ardmore offers jaw-dropping sea views, …