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This is why Finland has the best schools

Unlike in the United States, where many schools are slashing recess, schoolchildren in Finland have a mandatory 15-minute outdoor free-play break …

Education

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Hear Leonardo da Vinci's 500-year-old instrument play for the first time (video)

Leonardo da Vinci invented numerous devices that he never built, including the viola organista -- a machine-like instrument that combines a harpsichord, an organ and a viola da gamba. This 500-year-old idea is now a reality, however, thanks to Polish musician Slawomir Zubrzycki. His 5,000-hour …

Middle Earth comes to life in epic Chrome experiment

We're go out on a limb here and say that the Venn diagram of Engadget fans and Tolkien fans looks something like this. So, we figure you'll probably want to hear about a brand new Chrome experiment that brings various parts of Middle Earth to life, including the Trollshaw and Dol Guldur. It starts …

New open source tech Marathon wants to make your data center run like Google’s

There’s a new open source project called Marathon that’s designed to let users intelligently run a wide variety of their applications and services — …

CareCloud nabs another $9M for electronic health records

Earlier this summer, digital health startup CareCloud said it had raised $20 million in a Series B round. Now, it’s already got another $9 million in …

Computer visionary says he knows who invented Bitcoin

The inventor of Bitcoin has been shrouded in a mystery so complete, it's baffled even core developers for the virtual currency. Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym for the person or group of people who came up with the original idea for the electronic cash system in 2008?<p>After contributing …

Bitcoin

The Top Ten Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Us

Three weeks ago, I wrote a post about the top ten lessons Steve Jobs could teach us.<p>I had a feeling – like I suspect many others – that he only had a few more days with us on this Earth.<p>He’s irreplaceable. We’ll never see anyone else like him. Edison, Einstein, Henry Ford… he has left an indelible …

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

It's been 20 years (to the month) since Kowloon Walled City was demolished, but amazingly, it remains one of the most dense structures ever built. As …

An Introduction To The Mechanical Watch

The mechanical watch is one of the few remaining practical, day-to-day items that has remained unchanged in many ways since its inception hundreds of …

An Introduction To Complications: The Tourbillon

<i>Editor's note: This is part three in a series of introductory pieces on watches from our friends at Hodinkee. You can read part one here and part two</i> …

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