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Know Your Language: C Rules Everything Around Me (Part One)

A brief history of the programming language to end all programming languages.<p>C.<p>C is everywhere and in everything. C powers the Mars Curiosity rover, every computer operating system, every mobile OS, the Java Virtual Machine, Google Chrome, ATM machines, the computers in your car, the computers in …

Compilers

Code as a Second Language – And Why It Matters

Is coding an alternative to learning a second language? Learn how coding can activate your brain, and help you develop a broad range of other skills.

Language
Physics

Australia orders two on flight decks after French Alps plane crash

The move follows European airlines which now will implement the rule of two in the cockpit - standard in the US<p><b>Australian</b> airlines must ensure that two crew are on the flight deck at all times, Warren Truss, the deputy prime minister, has said in response to the <b>Germanwings disaster</b>.<p>Investigators …

Airplanes

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Germanwings Disaster Is Rare Instance Of Crash Of An Airplane Flying At High Cruising Altitudes

Airplanes don’t easily fall from the sky, especially not when they are in the longest, least-stressful phase of flight known as “cruise” at altitudes above 30,000 fleet.<p>Yet that’s what happened Tuesday in Southeast France when something – we don’t know yet what – quite unexpected occurred aboard …

Airlines

Mapping the Next Major California Earthquake

Is your city in the danger zone?<p>For Californians, the latest forecast from the U.S. Geological Survey and others is a mix of "oh, good" and "oh, crap." New models show a reduced risk of medium-sized quakes, and a jacked-up potential for really big ones.<p>But where's the next powerful earthquake …

39 Habits of Extremely Happy People | Inc.com

Plain and simple, happy people are more successful people. They also feel less stress, are more fun to be around, are more optimistic, and enjoy their lives more than people who are unhappy. Unfortunately, according to a Harris Poll, only 33 percent of people in the U.S. report that they are very …

Happiness

10 Best Online Resources for Learning Programming Language

If you are looking to learn any programming language, we recommend you to find for free resources online. There are a lot of websites and resources …

Investing Facts You Probably Don't Know

Intelligent and responsible investing can be simple and uncomplicated. It involves buying a globally diversified portfolio of low management fee index funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or passively managed funds in an appropriate asset allocation. After the initial purchase, there is very little …

Investing

New Galaxy S6 Leak Promises Radical Samsung U-Turn

Samsung smartphones are known for two things: 1. Selling millions, and 2. Being jammed full of TouchWiz bloatware. But apparently Samsung is about to rethink the second of these with its upcoming radical Galaxy S6.<p>The news comes from an interesting source. Reddit user ‘SamsungRep2015’, whose …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera shootout versus iPhone 6 Plus, LG G3

The battle of the phablet phones begins with a test of their built-in cameras that come equipped with optical image stabilization. Which phone takes the best shot?<p><i>October 21, 1.45 a.m.: Updated to fix incorrect links to images in portrait and low-light sections. Some captions were also …

Phones

Oppo N3 Review: Good Phone, Better Selfies

We’re long past the days when processor, RAM and storage specs were the only way of deciding which smartphone to buy. Good riddance, I say; today’s software is ‘good enough’ that most devices can run smoothly without worry, so standout hardware and features get to shine instead.<p>Apple sways you with …

Essential tips to keep your smartphone secure

Set up a lock screen<p>This might seem like a "duh" tip, but it surprises me how many people I meet who don't have a lock screen enabled. Your password …

Information Systems

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

Android Circuit: Two Galaxy S6 Smartphones, Samsung Note Goes For 64-Bit Power, Fire Phone Revivial

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including two new models of next year’s Galaxy S6, 64-bit computing arrives for the Galaxy Note 4 range, Xiaomi has both a good and a bad week, Nokia release its HERE Maps …

Cassini’s Homecoming – holoscience.com | The ELECTRIC UNIVERSE®

”Nothing so evokes gasps of delight as Saturn’s ring. The reason I think, is a collision of the expected and the improbable. A ringed sphere is the …

Astronomy

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

15 best new Android apps and Android games of November 2014

Here we are ladies and gentlemen. The home stretch! We’re about into the final month of the year 2014 and that means it’s time to take a look back on the best Android apps and Android games released in November 2014.<p>[Price: Free]<br>First up is Amazon Echo and this is a pretty fun little app. It’s kind …

Apps

Galaxy Note 4 Long Term Review: Samsung's Best Smartphone

It is a long held truth that the iPhone changed the mobile phone industry, but it is often forgotten that the Samsung Galaxy Note series has proved just as influential to the evolution of smartphone design. Would the iPhone 6 Plus exist if the Galaxy Note had been a failure? I highly doubt it.<p>But …

Wal-Mart told store managers to match online prices with Amazon

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has informed managers of its roughly 5,000 stores across the United States that they can match prices with Amazon.com Inc and other online retailers, the head of the company’s U.S. business said on Thursday.<p>Greg Foran said the directive was meant to formalize …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

Toward a Pill That Helps Us Learn as Fast as Kids

Scientists are using mood drugs to return the adult's brain to an earlier stage of development. Here's why that won't be easy.<p>Shannon, a 14-year-old who lives in Massachusetts, has amblyopia, a condition sometimes referred to as “lazy eye.”<p>You can’t tell by looking at her, though. Unlike some …

‘Earth’s Cousin’: Scientists Find Alien Planet That’s Most Like Home

Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.<p>The planet, known as Kepler-186f, is "more of an Earth cousin than an Earth twin," Elisa Quintana, an …

Universe

Meet the university students trying to send a spacecraft to the moon — for $10 million!

Penn State’s “Lunar Lions” tell Salon about their trailblazing effort to put students in space<p>One hundred and twenty students at Penn State University have their sights set on the surface of the moon -- and some may land a spacecraft there before they earn a degree. The Penn State University Lunar …

New militant group claims responsibility for bomb in Egyptian capital

Ajnad Misr claim to have been monitoring police checkpoint before detonating bomb in Cairo's Lebanon Square that killed a police officer and wounded another<p>The Egyptian militant group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility on Saturday for a bomb blast that killed a police officer in Cairo.<p>The bomb …

Space Exploration

Egypt's Population Boom Threatens Cultural Treasures

Surging demand for housing and services puts historical sites at risk.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>On a blustery February morning, residents of Alexandria's Wabour el Maya district woke to the din of bulldozers and power drills tearing into the decorative brick</b> …