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'StarCraft 2' goes free-to-play after 7 years

<i>StarCraft 2</i> is going to be free to play starting this month, Blizzard revealed at BlizzCon today.<p>Specifically, <i>StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty</i> will be …

Make Grandma Proud by Learning the Five Mother Sauces

Though many of us are hustlin’ through the week begging for Instant Pot recipes and one-pot curries, it’s nice to hit the kitchen on a Sunday to make a carefully crafted meal. But after so many quickie skillet meals, how does one get their groove back? The mother sauces, of course. There are five …

Cooking

Data science simplified: A breakdown of its key principles and processes

In 2006, UK mathematician and Tesco Clubcard architect Clive Humbly coined the phrase “Data is the new oil.” He said the following:<p>“Data is the new …

Massive Leak Reveals Monster 18-core Intel Core i9-7980XE Processor: Should AMD Be Worried?

Who wants an 18-core, 36-thread desktop processor? Well, this could be on the cards in the near future as the latest rumor points at Intel not stopping at just a measly 12-cores with its imminent launch of its X299 platform and Skylake-X processors. Instead, there could be 14-core, 16-core and even …

Computer Hardware

Ten Misconceptions About Software Testing - That Non-Testers Share

by Kate Paulk<p>Software testing is a craft that's often misunderstood by those who are outside the field - and sometimes those who are inside it. Some …

Software Development

You're Doing it Wrong: Continuous Integration

When I ask teams “Do you do continuous integration?”, eight out of ten times I get, “We have Jenkins,” or a similar tool. The other two don’t know …

Stack Overflow charted the woefully short lifespan of your favorite frameworks

Hacker News users are a fickle bunch, with a tendency to hype up obscure programing languages and frameworks, only to discard them once they’ve lost their novelty. I’m sorry, but it’s absolutely true, and why I’ve long ceased to visit it.<p>Charting the stratospheric rise and meteoric fall of these …

Cloud eggs are taking the Internet by storm

A new way of preparing eggs is taking the internet by storm.<p>Cloud eggs are the latest food craze — and they’re putting boring old poached, fried and scrambled into the shade.<p>This artistic breakfast fad involves a fluffy, cloud-like egg white, with the yolk served in the middle.<p>The dish has also …

Breakfast

An Introduction to CSS Grid

CSS Grid has become one of the more talked about developments in web design in recent times. The reason for all of the excitement is simple: CSS Grid …

Web Design

Responsive Web Design Is Not Mobile First

<i>This article is co-authored by Ted Schadler, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester</i><p>My colleague and coauthor Ted Schadler and I are watching with dismay as company after company shrinks its desktop website down to a small screen using responsive web design (RWD) techniques so it fits on -- but isn't …

Web Design

Douglas W. Johnson, Is the Atlantic Coast Sinking?, Geographical Review, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Feb., 1917), pp. 135-139

<b>Terms Related to the Moving Wall</b><b>Fixed walls:</b> Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.<b>Absorbed:</b> Journals that are combined with …

How to Fail at Test Automation

Let me start by admitting that I am not a test automation expert. I have done some work with test automation and have supervised teams who practiced …

Microsoft Finally Rolls Out 'Delve,' One Of Its Most Important Products You've Never Heard Of

As of Monday, the company started rolling out the service to Office 365 business customers. Office 365 is the cloud version of Microsoft's uber-popular Office apps.<p>There is no additional fee for Delve. It's included in Office 365 subscription plans, which range from $5/user/month to $22/user/month, …

Apps

How Do You Fix Muddy Vocal EQ Problems? Start With These 5 Steps

Vocal EQ is a subject most engineers have struggled with.<p>Since the vocal sound is such an important part of the mix, no wonder it keeps you up at …

Windows 8.1 Tip: Make the Desktop and Start Screen Background the Same

ShareEmail Comments<p>It’s always hard when things you’re familiar with change. That’s no exception with the latest version of Windows 8.1. But unlike …

This is how the sky would look seconds before nuclear holocaust

Death falling from the sky: This unique video shows the warheads from a Russian Intercontinental Ballistic Missile re-entering Earth's atmosphere and …

Analyst Report: Infrastructure-as-a-Service basics: a guide for IT pros

Analysis<p>Though it started as a phenomenon primarily driven by startups, public cloud is gaining traction among all customer segments including large …

What is the appeal of Candy Crush Saga?

<b>Candy Crush Saga - the "match-three" mobile game - was the highest grossing app on both iPhone and iPad in 2013. How did millions of commuters become entranced by a grid of brightly coloured sweets, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.</b><p>Stand on a crowded commuter train in New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, or …

Candy Crush Saga

Xbox Music for Windows 8 receives an update - new features and bug fixes onboard

If you don’t have a specific artist in mind, but have a genre you are keen on listening to, head over to the newly improved Explore section. Users …

Real-Time ASCII Art That Hangs On Your Wall

Until internet speeds were fast enough to make it feasible to share jpegs or GIFs, ASCII art—images created from text—served as a decent substitute. …

New Rule Will Change Your Child Seat Requirements: Here’s What You Need To Know

In 2014 a new rule will be put into effect that <b>requires child-seat makers to tell parents not to use their lower anchors if children and their car</b> …

A look inside the Xbox One and PlayStation 4

The next generation of console gaming is here. Sony launched its PlayStation 4 last week, and Microsoft launches the Xbox One today, ushering in a new battle between the hardware titans.<p>Over the last several months, we've become very familiar with the exterior design of both consoles. But with both …

Motorola turns to 3D printing to bring its ambitious modular smartphones to life

Motorola’s futuristic smartphones now have an equally futuristic manufacturing method: 3D printing.<p>Motorola announced today that it’s inked a deal with 3D printing giant 3D Systems to put together its Project Ara smartphones, which the company announced last month.<p>Essentially a Lego take on …

Early demand for Xbox One rivals that of PlayStation 4

Arrival of Xbox One pits Microsoft and Sony head-to-head for heart -- and pocketbook -- of video game lovers.<p>Now, it's officially a console war.<p>Microsoft's $499 Xbox One, which hits stores at midnight, is expected to sell as briskly as the Sony PlayStation 4, which sold more than 1 million in the …

Flipboard

Why you won't be seeing Coca-Cola ads for a while

You will not be seeing advertisements from a popular beverage brand for a while—and for good reason. <br>Coca-Cola Philippines has announced that it will …

Coca-Cola

Polaris Sportsman WV850 H.O. ATV

Whether you're outfitting your local militia, or you just need the kind of vehicle that will stand up to some <i>serious</i> punishment, you need the Polaris …

Boats

Microsoft Launches Office Remote for Windows Phone

Microsoft Research today announced the launch of Office Remote for Windows Phone. You can download the new app now directly from the Windows Phone Store and the accompanying desktop add-in from the Microsoft Download Center.<p>As its name implies, Office Remote lets you use your Windows Phone 8 device …