Mike Lewis

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Sydney's refugee entrepreneurs spice up Sydney cafe

Zahra and Hussan Armian feel at home in the kitchen.<p>In their home country, Iran, they worked in restaurants for years.<p>So when the opportunity came up …

How To: Use Remote Port Forwarding to Slip Past Firewall Restrictions Unnoticed

Local port forwarding is good when you want to use SSH to pivot into a non-routable network. But if you want to access services on a network when you …

These 11 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn’t think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realised that her …

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

30 New Toys of 2017 That Will Teach Your Kids Valuable STEAM Skills

Play is important for kids of all ages, and learning through play has become increasingly easy, thanks to toys that encourage STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts. From learning how to code to building their own droid or robot, there are so many STEM toys and kits that …

Want a free legendary Pokémon? You can get your own Celebi in Pokémon Sun or Moon

If you’re still playing Pokémon Sun or Moon (especially ahead of Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon’s release on November 17), you might want to know that you can get a free Legendary (or Mythical, depending on what you want to call it) Pokémon right now. By buying Pokémon Gold or Silver on the Nintendo …

The best educational toys for kids

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Like it or not, the toys we choose to buy for our kids can make a difference in their development. During your child's growing years, it …

Yes, Microsoft Office still matters — and here are all the skills you need

You've probably had Microsoft Office on just about every computer you've ever owned. And so, you <i>might</i> think you know all there is to know. Except …

The Writing Process Isn't Linear. Let's Stop Telling Students That It Is.

If you conduct an online image search for “writing process,” you’ll find many charts that lay out the steps—brainstorming, drafting, revising, …

Microsoft Excel — Power Query Use Case Walkthrough (Part 1)

#bookandtedclub — Step by Step Google Spreadsheet Import to Excel<p>The benefit of Power Query is difficult to explain. A basic data import from the web …

Millions Of Parents Are Thanking This Mom For Her Shoe-Tying Tutorial

Mom’s helpful shoe-tying tutorial video goes viral<p>Teaching a child to tie their shoes can prove frustrating for both parents and kids. While some …

Pokemon GO Update : Trading, War, and Peace

Buddy Pokemon are nearly here and we’re already looking to the next big thing. We’re crossing our fingers and cursing our crystal ball for the update …

Niantic reveals Buddy Pokemon are coming in the next Pokemon Go update

Niantic on Friday revealed that Buddy Pokemon will be the next major addition to <i>Pokemon Go</i>. This feature was actually spoiled earlier this week by …

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The best Pokémon Go trick you never knew existed

Pokemon Go has never revealed too much about some of the in-game mechanics. Whether it was Pokemon IVs, spawn locations/times, egg hatching, etc. -- …

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Pokemon Go Spawn Rate Chart for Every Pokemon Released

Some players of Pokemon Go have pulled together a comprehensive Pokemon Go spawn rate chart, letting players see the spawn frequency and best spawn …

The 2016 Pokémon World Championships kick off today

If you're not playing in the tournament, you'll have to watch it online.<p>The 2016 Pokémon World Championships are being taken to the next level as they kick off today. This year, the event is to be closed to the general public, so if you're not actually competing in the tournament, the only way …

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Max CP (Combat Power) Of Pokemon In Pokemon Go Revealed

Here's how to find max CP (Combat Power) of Pokemon in Pokemon Go: It's probably fair to say that Pokemon Go has been well and truly established on a …

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know<p>Google is much more than a search engine. Google offers dozens of interesting services in Google …

D&D on your tablet and in your browser, complete with dice and a Dungeon Master

Bring your party together and play, wherever they are<p>Roll20, one of the most popular virtual tabletop solutions, will now offer officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons content from Wizards of the Coast. The browser-based software includes both video and voice chat, and even integrates with Google …

Australia's latitude and longitude coordinates out by more than 1.5 metres, scientists say

The continent of Australia is on the move and experts at Geoscience Australia are trying to keep up.<p>A team of scientists is about to recalculate the …

How to Teach Kindergarten Sight Words

Munich killer was bullied teenage loner who had obsession with mass murder

• Ali Sonboly carried out deadly spree on anniversary of Utøya massacre<br>• Gunman apparently used hacked Facebook page to lure victims<br>• Police attempt to trace Glock semi-automatic pistol used by attacker<p>The German 18-year-old who killed nine people at a Munich shopping centre on Friday night was …

Pokémon Go guide, tips and tricks

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How to easily and instantly evolve Eevee in Pokémon Go

It feels so weird to se people <i>finally</i> embracing the goodness that is Pokémon…In a free to play package that is massively addictive and built …

The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>If Minecraft has taken over your kids and you hardly know who they are or what they’re talking about anymore, you’re in good …

Six Pokémon Go tips for the ultimate beginner

If you're not quite sure what a Pokémon is, this one's for you<p>If you’re here, it’s because everyone you know is talking about one thing: <i>Pokémon Go</i>, the new iOS and Android game that’s sending people outside in droves. But maybe you’re not yet one of them, because, well, you’re not really sure what</i> …

Follow These 10 YouTube Channels for Learning Ethical Hacking Course Online

Want to Learn Free Ethical Hacking Course Online in 2016. Follow these best Top 10 YouTube Channels and learn Ethical Hacking like a Boss.<p>You don’t …

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

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Traffic Simulator Shows You How Jams Form in Real Time

Watch careless virtual drivers cause massive traffic jams just like real ones.<p>Traffic jams seem to appear out of nowhere and sometimes for no good reason other than to frustrate you. If you've ever wanted to see just how easy it is for a jam to get started, take a look at traffic-simulation.de, a …