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Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

101 NumPy Exercises for Data Analysis (Python)

<i>The goal of the numpy exercises is to serve as a reference as well as to get you to apply numpy beyond the basics. The questions are of 4 levels of</i> …

Brilliant Five-Year-Old Boy Amazes Airline Captain and Crew With His Astonishing Aircraft Knowledge

Earlier this year, five-year-old Adam Mohammad Amer amazed the pilots and cabin crew on board an Etihad Airways flight from Morocco to Abu Dhabi by …

Aviation

64-bit is 32-bit’s newer, hipper sibling. Here’s why it dominates modern computing

You’ve probably seen 32-bit and 64-bit options available whenever you download an app, or install a game. Your PC might even have a sticker that says …

Here’s the story behind that Delta Flight 431 and its race with Irma

For the crew of Delta flight 431, the ride through the outer bands of Hurricane Irma last Wednesday was “uneventful.”<p>It was breathtaking for the rest of the world, who watched the aircraft on radar flying down to Puerto Rico and back to New York just before the Category 5 storm crashed the …

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

Christopher Nolan Easter Eggs: The 7 Best Hidden Gems in ‘Inception,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ and More

From subliminal imagery to throwaway lines of dialogue that have deeper implications, Christopher Nolan loves a good easter egg.<p>Christopher Nolan …

Trevor Noah’s frank, heartbroken take on the Philando Castile verdict is a Daily Show high point

The Daily Show host skipped the jokes in favor of making some crucial points.<p><i>Every Sunday, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can</i> <i>read the archives here</i><i>. The episode of the week for June 18 through 24 is</i> The Daily Show<i>’s “June 21,</i> …

Comedy

9 Pilots You Should Be Following on Instagram

Ever wondered what it’s like inside the cockpit of a commercial airliner? I recall visiting the cockpit of a Boeing 747 mid-flight at age four and …

The Good Parts They Cut Out Of Deadpool Are Here

If you thought that <i>Deadpool</i> couldn't get any better — what with its references to superhero self-pleasure, unicorns, and all that breaking the fourth …

Ryan Reynolds

Someone cut the whole 'Breaking Bad' series into a two-hour feature film

While there's plenty of films that run for ages (looking at you, <i>Lord of The Rings</i> trilogy) it's not easy to fit a television series into a …

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

Data Visualization

Folding the World Record Paper Airplane

John Collins is the brain behind the design for the world record-holding paper airplane flight for distance. He stopped by Harvard University for a …

Engineering

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

15 great classic movies streaming on YouTube right now

The trouble with watching movies on YouTube is that access to them is fleeting. If you’re watching a free copy of, say, <i>The Big Sleep</i>, it’s either a) …

The Beginner’s Guide To Scrum And Agile Project Management

What can help you build a car, save your marriage, code software, write a book, or even renovate a house?A whiteboard and a pad of sticky notes (the …

Guy Documents His First Week Of Work At Target, And It Couldn’t Get More Hilarious

If you thought that working at a retail store is boring, we’ve got news for you. Well, actually Tumblr user kimpossibooty does. He recently uploaded …

Selling

Jokes You Didn't Know Were Indicators Of Mental Illness

Your sense of humor says a lot about you. For example, if you think comedy peaked with <i>Monty Python</i>, you're likely a huge nerd, or perhaps just old. …

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What is the best iPhone? The definitive ranking

On June 29, 2007, Apple launched a device that changed the way we thought about our phones. In the years that followed, the iPhone became the most …

Mobile Technology

Mulholland Drive leads the pack in list of 21st century's top films

BBC Culture poll of 177 film critics around the world puts David Lynch’s 2001 surrealist masterpiece in top spot<p>David Lynch’s surrealist masterpiece Mulholland Drive, which even its most ardent fans admit is as maddeningly baffling as it is mesmerising, has been named the greatest film of the 21st …

David Lynch

So Cool: This Chart Visualizes Every Timeline In ‘Back To The Future’

Like any story involving time travel, the plot of the <i>Back To The Future</i> trilogy gets pretty complicated. During Marty McFly and Doc Brown’s temporal …

The best iPhone photographs of 2016 – in pictures

The winners of the 9th annual iphone photography awards have been announced, chosen from thousands of entries from 139 countries around the world. Here’s a selection of the top entries, and the full list can be seen at IPPA Awards

Awards

11 of the Greatest Movie Twists of All Time

You didn't see these coming.<p>It was Earth all along! He's actually dead! That's not really a little girl!<p>A good twist can make a movie, especially the sort that completely blindsides you and turns the who film upside down while still making you smack your head and cry "Of course!". Here are cinema's …

Take control of your spending with these budgeting apps

From sticking to a monthly budget to ensuring your bank balance stays out of the red, here’s how technology could help you manage your finances<p>The lives of millions of people in Britain are so precarious that a third of families would have trouble finding £500 for an emergency bill. With average …

Dads definitely want to share these 25 movies with their kids

Turns out, the movie that dads most want to show their children is the harrowing tale of a father who eventually cuts his son’s hand off.<p>In a Father's Day promotion for FandangoNOW, the on-demand video service asked more than 1,000 fathers which “modern classic” they most want to share with their …

15 Best Cult Classic Movies Of All Time

by Rose Moore<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Earlier this month, we got the first real look at the remake of the <i>Rocky Horror Picture Show</i>, and it got some mixed …

Horror

21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

GBoard: Why did Google make such a good keyboard for the iPhone?

Isn’t it weird when two big movies come out simultaneously — with exactly the same plot? In a single year, we might have two movies about killer …