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31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

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31 Days To Feeling Physically And Emotionally Lighter

Like most of you, I have attempted to participate in all sorts of 21 day, 3 month, 8 week-long programs in order to lose my muffin top, build muscles, increase memory, detox…you name it. I have never completed a single challenge. I get about half way through and then just get bored or can’t keep up …

These Words Are Mathematically Proven To Improve Your Online Dating Profile

With millions of singles skimming profiles on dating sites every day, it can be tough to stand out from the crowd.<p>But according to results from a study WIRED's Caitlin Roper conducted with OkCupid and Match.com, there are some strategies you can use to hack the system.<p>For one, using certain words …

We Uncovered The Mystery Behind The Pyramid That's On The Back Of Every Dollar Bill

The U.S. $1 bill hasn't had a major redesign since 1929. Mark Anderson, a numismatic consultant for The Museum of American Finance, tells us about the meanings behind the symbols on the iconic note.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser; Additional camera by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

24 Citrus Recipes with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit

Winter is citrus season, and these 24 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible<p>Winter is citrus season, and these 21 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible.

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A Pizza Expert Shares 8 Tips For Making The Perfect Pie At Home

To help satisfy that weekly craving, we checked in with the six-time World Champion pizza chef Bruno Di Fabio to get some tips for making the perfect pizza at home.<p>Di Fabio has been developing pizza dough recipes for the past 10 years of his 30-year career, and he was recently featured as a guest …

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4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think

Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we've lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means. His stubborn quest to replicate the human mind.<p>“It depends on what you mean by <i>artificial intelligence</i>.” Douglas Hofstadter is in a grocery store in …

Coding the Curriculum: How High Schools Are Reprogramming Their Classes

<b>There are no lockers in the hallways</b> at Beaver Country Day School. Instead, backpacks and tote bags line either side of the floor while students step …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

Pelosi booed for defense of NSA surveillance

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has disappointed some of her liberal base with her defense of the Obama administration's classified surveillance of U.S. residents' phone and Internet records.<p>Some of the activists attending the annual Netroots Nation political conference …

The Government Files Espionage Charges Against Edward Snowden

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Late on a Friday afternoon before the first weekend of summer, some news out of the Department of …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Bill Clinton on NSA: Americans need to be on guard for abuses of power by US

Former US president Bill Clinton has said Americans need to be "on guard for abuses" of power by the US government through its secret interception of …

Nate Silver on Twitter: "Was agnostic about Snowden but some of the Op-Ed columns attacking him are so terrible I'm now convinced he must have done something right."

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Coding, Fast and Slow: Developers and the Psychology of Overconfidence

I’m going to talk today about what goes on in inside developers’ heads when they make estimates, why that’s so hard to fix, and how I personally …

How Software Developers Really Spend Their Time

And you thought being a software engineer was all about dreaming up clever algorithms or amazing graphics routines and then instantiating them in elegant, tightly written code. Shows what you know.<p>It turns out, at least according to a survey conducted by software delivery service Electric Cloud, …

How To Choose a Profitable Niche

When I was considering building my Spanish Bible app I wanted to be as sure as possible that people were going to be able to find it & buy it. With …

Apps

Information Theory in Three Minutes

Claude Shannon, the father of information theory, used to play an interesting game at cocktail parties. He'd grab a book, open it to a random page, …

NSA surveillance challenged in court as criticism grows over US data program

The first constitutional challenge to the widespread surveillance of US citizens disclosed by the whistleblower Edward Snowden was laid down on …

EU wants clarity from US on PRISM spying program

Over the past week, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has insisted that the government's PRISM data collection program is only being used to target the communications of non-US citizens outside the country. That’s not very comforting for non-US citizens outside the country. So it …

It's Not Too Late: You Better Fight for Your Right to Privacy

The pervasive surveillance state isn't inevitable unless we give up on opposing it.<p>Adam Mirowski/Flickr<p>In the early days of the Internet, "what people found most striking about online life was how anonymous it seemed -- all those chat rooms and comment sections, aliases and handles and screen …

Edward Snowden: US-China relations tested as extradition battle looms

Hong Kong is bracing itself for what could become a protracted legal battle after the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed to a local newspaper …

NSA surveillance played little role in foiling terror plots, experts say

Lawyers and intelligence experts with direct knowledge of two intercepted terrorist plots that the Obama administration says confirm the value of the …

Technology + Interactive

April 2018<p>Amazon has shipped more than 400 items per second at its peak, with a market value almost triple Walmart’s<p>February 2018<p>In 2016, Etecsa – …

Marcus Aurelius's One Question to Beat Procrastination, Whining, and Struggle

Author Jessica Francis Kane explains how the Roman emperor's words about perseverance have helped her career.<p>Doug McLean<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b><p>When I asked Jessica Francis Kane, author of acclaimed short-story …

How can we boost distributed solar and save utilities at the same time?

Yesterday I wrote that solar PV and other distributed-energy technologies pose a radical threat to U.S. power utilities and the centralized business …

Solar Power