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Ears

Grizzly Bears Battle for Breeding Rights

How to send large files for free

For bigger file transfer, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Apps

Superhero.js

Creating, testing and maintaining a large JavaScript code base is not easy — especially since great resources on how to do this are hard to find. …

JavaScript

10 Vegetarian Lunches You’ll Never Get Tired of Eating

When I was a kid there was never much variety when it came to my lunches, especially since I was a vegetarian: My mom would send me off to school …

Stalking an elusive YouTube star: The adorkable red panda

Giant pandas are cute, sure, but not half as cute as their petite cousins, the red pandas. A favorite in zoos worldwide, the round-faced, button-eyed creatures caper around in trees or nap with their fluffy tails wrapped around them like white-striped sleeping bags. Adorably anthropomorphic, red …

Giant Pandas

600 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in January

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Online Education

Amazon ElastiCache Developer Resources – AWS

This whitepaper lays out common ElastiCache design patterns, performance tuning tips,and important operational considerations<br>to get the most out of …

How to Get Data Science and Machine Learning/AI Jobs | How to Become a Data Scientist

In 2017 Big Data gave way to AI at center stage of the technology hype cycle. The practice of data science and machine learning capabilities are …

Pushpin — An Open Source Library That Turns REST APIs into Realtime APIs

Pushpin — An Open Source Library That Turns REST APIs into Realtime APIs<p>An intro to evented APIs and how to build them with Pushpin<p>“Real-time” is …

Microservices

Your holiday reading list: 56 books you won’t be able to put down

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>Since we know TED speakers love to read, we asked them: What book could you <i>not</i> stop reading? Here are their eclectic picks, ready …

Amazon launches AWS Cloud9, a browser-based IDE for cloud developers

AWS today launched a new browser-based IDE, AWS Cloud9, at its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Cloud9 is actually an IDE the company acquired last year. It’s based on the Ace Editor and the work Cloud9 did on its c9.io IDE.<p>When we first reported that AWS had acquired Cloud9, the company wouldn’t …

Cloud Computing

Introducing Amazon AppSync – Build data-driven apps with real-time and off-line capabilities | Amazon Web Services

In this day and age, it is almost impossible to do without our mobile devices and the applications that help make our lives easier. As our dependency …

DNA Reveals the Yeti Is Actually a Bunch of Bears

Ancient legend meets modern genetics.<p>In the fall of 2013, Charlotte Lindqvist got a call from a film company making an Animal Planet documentary about the yeti, the mythical apelike creature that roams the Himalayas. So, not the kind of thing scientists usually like to mess with. “Friends or …

Biology

Top 10 Tools for JavaScript Development

JavaScript holds a firm ground today as one of the most popular programming languages. It is also highly dynamic, constantly evolving and expanding …

JavaScript

3 useful tips for traveling with your phone internationally

These tips will allow you to stay connected no matter where you are.<p>Don't let airplane mode or zero data bars prevent you from using your phone to its full advantage. Here are three tips to keep you connected while you travel, even if you're going off-the-grid.<p>Download your maps before going offline<p>…

Apps

Understanding Permissions Granted by a Policy - AWS Identity and Access Management

Understanding Permissions Granted by a Policy<p>The IAM console includes <i>policy summary</i> tables that describe the access level, resources, and conditions …

To fight wildlife crime, experts say 'follow the money'

BANGKOK (AP) — In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story.<p>But investigators took an unusual, next step — deciding to "follow the money" that helped …

The Best Bitcoin and Ethereum Explainers

Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency dominated by white men, seemed on the verge of disappearing after every scandal, crash, or hack. But …

Protect Web Sites & Services Using Rate-Based Rules for AWS WAF | Amazon Web Services

AWS WAF (Web Application Firewall) helps to protect your application from many different types of application-layer attacks that involve requests …

You try and clean up a panda enclosure with a bunch of pandas in there

Sometimes, it seems like you can never get any work done. Maybe you're feeling a little sluggish, or maybe more and more tasks just keep piling up on …

Best of Switzerland: Transport

Discover the best ways to travel along Switzerland’s Grand Tour.<p><b>Carry a Swiss Travel Pass</b><p><b>Nationwide</b><p>There are two types of rail passes in the world: the regular rail pass and the Swiss Travel Pass. The latter is the best in the world, and a pure gift to any visitor.<p>For one, as its name suggests, it …

Trains

A Dramatic Plan To Rebuild Penn Station & Restore Its Lost Grandeur

<i>A rendering of what Penn Station would look like under the Rebuild Plan. (Provided by Rebuild Penn Station)</i><p>As a metaphor for Penn Station's present …

New- Introducing AWS CodeStar – Quickly Develop, Build, and Deploy Applications on AWS | Amazon Web Services

It wasn’t too long ago that I was on a development team working toward completing a software project by a release deadline and facing the challenges …

A right to repair: why Nebraska farmers are taking on John Deere and Apple

Farmers like fixing their own equipment, but rules imposed by big corporations are making it impossible. Now this small showdown could have a big impact<p>There are corn and soy fields as far as the eye can see around Kyle Schwarting’s home in Ceresco, Nebraska. The 36-year-old farmer lives on a small …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p><b>1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine …

This New Form of Journaling Will Make You Ultra-Organized

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

Before & After: A Sorry-Looking Ceiling Gets Some Stunning DIY Ingenuity

Emily and Shane hated their textured ceilings, but felt stuck with them because they weren't ready to deal with the mess and trauma of drywalling. …