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Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Big Bang Confirmed Again, This Time By The Universe's First Atoms

The Big Bang is the leading theory as to where our Universe came from. The Universe was hotter, denser, more uniform, and smaller in the past, and is only as vast as it is today due to the fabric of expanding space. This idea was extremely controversial for many decades, until detailed observations …

Physics

Focusing Basics | Aperture and Depth of Field

1<p>Depth of Field<p>Depth of Field (DOF) is the front-to-back zone of a photograph in which the image is razor sharp.<p>As soon as an object (person, thing) …

These are For Honor's coolest and funniest custom emblems so far

For Honor lets players express themselves before they even reach the battlefield with a detailed emblem creator. I was too lazy to assemble all those …

Dark Souls

Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

Fake News

This guy’s Super Mario breakdowns are the best way to learn the basics of computer science

In 1982, a 20-something programmer named Shigeru Miyamoto designed his very first game. Called <i>Donkey Kong</i>, its most significant contribution to …

Retrogaming

Minimalist Frontend Library for Developers

From Bootstrap to Foundation there’s no shortage of custom CSS libraries. But what if you need a very simple lightweight option for new web projects? …

Learn how to code with the Microsoft Front-End Developer Bundle

For a web developer, a line of code can look like a stroke of paint on a canvas. If you want to express yourself in the art of code, then you need to …

Web Development

The Hitchhikers Guide to GitHub: 13 Java Projects You Should Try

<b>We’ve gathered some practical and simply cool Java repositories on GitHub</b><p>There are a lot of repositories on GitHub. Some you’ll want to fork, some …

Noah's Ark 'replica' unveiled in Kentucky amid anger at 'scientifically preposterous' museum

Nathaniel Jeanson is a Harvard-educated biologist. For the past year, he has been involved in a spectacular $100 million project, designed to educate and astonish the world.<p>His project, however, has left many scientists in despair.<p>For Dr Jeanson is one of the advisers of Ark Encounter – billed as …

Planet with three suns spotted by astronomers

Giant gas ball four times the mass of Jupiter is in a three-star system. It swings around one, but sees sunrises and sunsets from all three. Take that Tatooine<p>A gaseous planet with three suns and a mass four times that of Jupiter has been spotted by astronomers.<p>Located 320 light years away in the …

Universe

Photographing Stars Using a Kit Lens

Looking at a starry sky while sitting in the open is always a soothing experience, but shooting those stars is a much better one. Have you seen those …

50 HTML5 Tools for Designers & Developers

Web development tools always make your web design project easier with the help of advanced features. HTML5 is the most popular language for …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Genetics

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Books

It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe

In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just …

9 Common Habits of the Most Influential and Persuasive People

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas--in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe …

Self-improvement

The Division: Best Build For A Solo Character

Some folks don’t like other people. If that’s you, you probably intend to play The Division without a group of close pals or a bunch of random …

Free iOS 9 UI Kit, Illustrator & Sketch

You’re probably thinking, “I already use Facebook’s and/or Design+Code’s iOS 9 GUI document for Sketch. Why download another one?”<p>Put simply, ours is …

Mew - Pokemon Red, Blue and Yellow Wiki Guide - IGN

This Pokemon listing is for Mew, the last Pokemon in the first generation. Below you can see its stats, its history in the game, and <b>how to catch Mew</b> …

Creating Your First Desktop App With HTML, JS and Electron

Web applications become more and more powerful every year, but there is still room for desktop apps with full access to the hardware of your …

JavaScript

10 Easy Ways for Better Digital Photography

2,318 views<p>via ExposureGuide<p>Digital photography is really common nowadays. For your photos to stand out, here are some tips you can use:<p><b>The Rule of</b> …

Landscape Photography

Legendary Pokémon giveaways continue with Pokémon Bank exclusives

Members move closer to becoming Pokémon Masters<p>The Pokémon Company is giving away more legendary Pokémon later this week with a special Pokémon Bank campaign. Starting tomorrow, March 4, subscribers to the Nintendo 3DS storage service can download Regice, Regirock and Registeel to any of their …

dSLR tips for beginners: How to use Manual mode

Take the leap: There actually are occasions when using Manual can be easier than automatic.<p>What it is<p>While in anything other than full auto mode you can control all a camera's settings, but only Manual mode lets you adjust aperture and shutter speed independently.<p>For more information about other …

Cameras

Minimum Shutter Speeds for Handheld Shooting: The definitive answer to “How slow can you go”

Photographers often want to use the slowest possible shutter speed while still achieving the sharpest possible shot when handheld. The answer to “how …

Landscape Photography

I Made A DSLR Camera Settings Cheat Sheet

I know so many photographers who find photography confusing, so I made a camera cheat sheet to help simplify and understand your camera …

Cameras

Making 2d games with webGL & HTML5. Q&A in comments.

Pretty version here: https://medium.com/@treeform/making-2d-games-with-webgl-html5-2164e2996d59#.zfwrvwsjl<p>Istrolid is an HTML5 game that uses many of …

Cartoon Games GUI Pack 9

A complete set of graphical user interface (GUI) to build 2D video games.<p>Suitable for casual, all-ages, kids, or girls games.<p>42 iconic buttons<br>• Text …

21 jQuery Navigation Plugins For Creating Modern Website

In this post we`ve handpicked 21 jQuery navigation plugins that will help you to create fully functional navigation system for building modern & …

Web Design

12 web development trends you must know about in 2016

We have just entered year 2016 and it’s already a couple of days old. Just before New Year’s Eve, I showed you our take on the year 2015 in web …

Social Media Marketing