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Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

10+ Simple But Clever Charts And Infographics By Stephen Wildish

Stephen Wildish is a designer who creates simple and clever illustrations, charts, and other visual material about everyday life and popular culture. …

This Guy’s Perspective Images Are Actually Kind of Mind-Blowing

So there’s just something really cool when people play with perspective to create amazing images. There are a ton of those on the internet that are …

The brilliant, funny computer code behind the Apollo 11 mission.

NASA’s Apollo 11 mission—the mission that put human beings on the moon for the first time—was launched in 1969, the year after I was born. My early …

NASA unveils the bewildering beauty of Jupiter’s enormous polar light shows

Ever seen fireworks on Jupiter? It’s quite something.<p>Astronomers have released breathtaking photos, taken with the Hubble space telescope, of Jupiter’s gigantic auroras, which are light shows caused by high-energy particles entering the planet’s atmosphere near the poles and colliding with gas …

Build a Retro-game with the PICO-8: The Basics

The geeks among us have all, at least once, toyed with the idea of creating our own games. However, game development requires perseverance and …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

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The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code

A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott.<p>Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order.<p>A Note to Beginners<p>I learned …

Codes of Conduct

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps

Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

Software

Google brings machine learning to masses with new open-source tool

Google has been working on machine learning for years deep inside its R&D labs, and some of the advances it's made have found their way into products …

GitHub now has a self-paced training course for command-line newbies

GitHub is an excellent workflow tool, but some developers don’t quite understand it. To help get you up and running, GitHub released a training course.<p>It’s a self-paced program that has two overriding goals: to help you manage your source code and use GitHub as a collaboration tool. There are seven …

Why does Microsoft exist? An interview with CEO Satya Nadella

Playing a long game<p>Yesterday's Windows 10 hardware launch was without question the best Microsoft event in ages — and arguably the tech launch event of the year. Microsoft unveiled its first-ever laptop, showed off an updated Surface Pro 4, and announced a new lineup of phones, all while …

​Windows 10 tips, tricks, secrets, and shortcuts: File Explorer

Even certified Windows masters can learn a trick or two from Ed Bott's series of how-to articles. This edition covers tips, tricks, secrets, and …

Software

Free jQuery Map Plugins

Home articles jQuery knowledge Free jQuery Map Plugins<p>Hemant Joshi<p>21:13:00 articles, jQuery, knowledge<p>In this post we will discuss about some of the …

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7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

How iOS 8 can help you take control of your iPhone’s battery life

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The initial adoption rate of iOS 8 is lower compared to the releases of iOS 6 and 7 in prior years, according to sites like …

To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and value of an …

Enchanting Trio of Treehouses Each Have a Uniquely Cozy Feel

Atlanta, Georgia-based environmentalist Peter Bahouth grew up having a treehouse and has fond memories of it. As an adult, he wanted to recreate this special place, so he partnered with local builder Nick Hobbs to design and construct his vision. Bahouth had previously purchased a lot of land next …

21 of the Best B2B Growth Hacks

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth and co-founder of Twoodo, helping teams organize using simple #hashtags. This post originally appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>As you are all probably tired of hearing by now, growth hacking is not simply a series of tricks or tactics, but a mindset to do what it takes to …

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …

3 big SEO trends for 2014 that will help you win the traffic game

In the past couple of years, SEO has turned from a compliment to a curse word. From being associated with technology, to being associated with Spam. Thus, new buzzwords have woken up to cover for SEO’s reputation flaws and bring new and positive connotations into the puzzling world of online …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

6 Best Time Tracking Apps That Will Increase Your Productivity

At the end of the day, do you wonder where all the time went? You’re not alone. Most of us have only a vague idea of how much time we spend on the …

The Best Time Tracking App for Windows

There are a number of different ways to track your work time, but for the majority of people, something like the free, cross-platform Klok is perfect …

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10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

Kids Get New Tablets Over the Holidays? Here’s How to Lock ’Em Down.

I’m a cool aunt. Or so I tell myself. It is this hubris that led to a $50 charge on my iTunes account, after I so willingly handed over my iPad mini …