Matt Rivers

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The Best Programming Games Of 2015

2015 saw an increase in games controlled purely by programming. A lot of these have the goal of actually teaching you parts of a language, terminal …

Technology

First supermoon of 2015 – in pictures

The sight of a perigee moon happens when the moon is full and makes its closest approach to Earth. The next supermoons will be on 28 September and 27 October

Supermoon

21 Appalachian Trail Statistics That Will Surprise, Entertain and Inform You - REI Co-op Journal

There's a better than good chance that you're familiar with the Appalachian Trail. Perhaps you've even hiked a bit of it.<p>But how much do you know …

Hiking

7 monumental landscapes you can only see in Wyoming

Think of the American West and it’s hard not to immediately focus on Wyoming — home of cowboys and rodeos, big history, big culture, and big …

Skiing

Bucket list travel: The most beautiful lake in the world lives up to its name with spectacular views

Lago de Atitlán has been called the “most beautiful lake in the world” and after we finally laid eyes on it ourselves, we wholly agreed. This …

Hiking

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Here's why learning to code gives you an edge at work

As driverless cars, artificial intelligence and the Internet of things begin to take over the world, there’s increasing talk that coding — not …

Innovation Economy

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Lake Superior

What’s the prime of your life?

Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.<p>Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead?<p>They say that life begins at 40, or that 60 is …

Harvard

Famous U.S. Summits: Longs Peak, Colorado - REI Co-op Journal

Although Pikes Peak might be a little more well-known outside of Colorado because it inspired Katharine Lee Bates in 1893 to write “America the …

Hiking

11 images that prove Mount Rainier National Park is one of the most underrated places in the USA

Mount Rainier stands so dominant over Washington state’s landscape that we simply refer to it as “The Mountain.” It is one of the most massive …

Ghost Logo

National Geographic Travel

I Heart My National Park: Olympic

Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled condition and outstanding …

20 photos that show the exquisite beauty of America's National Parks

America at its best<p>The exquisite beauty of National Parks<p>America at its best<p>The exquisite beauty of National Parks<p>"National parks are the best idea …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

In celebration of Earth Day, we set out to find the most beautiful natural attraction in each state, using input from folks who have lived in these places.<p>Can you guess which state the picture to the right is from? Follow along to find out. (They're in alphabetical order if you want to find yours …

National Parks

Throwback Travel: Yellowstone National Park

It’s June 1940 in <b>Yellowstone</b>.<p>In Europe, Holland and Belgium have just surrendered to Nazi forces. Americans, however, will enjoy another tranquil summer before plunging headlong into World War II.<p>Our park tourists surrounding <b>Beach Geyser</b> reflect a relatively new mass fashion phenomenon—sunglasses. …

California's national parks: A photographic history seen through The Times' archives

In 1872, Yellowstone became the United States’ – and the world’s -- first national park, beginning a period of preservation for our natural and cultural treasures. Encompassing forests and valleys, volcanoes and glaciers, the national parks have been called America’s “best idea.” More than a …

Eye Candy From Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks - REI Co-op Journal

A visit to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park is the ultimate two-for-one. The Tetons are a lofty, classic alpine paradise, …

National Parks

When humans go extinct: How life will evolve after we’re gone

The sixth extinction could wipe out up to half of Earth’s species. Michael Tennesen tells us what might happen next<p>The sixth mass extinction is nearly upon us. Species on Earth are dying out at a rate one thousand times greater than they were before humans began altering the environment. By the end …

Extinction

Controlling Arduino With Python Based Web API (No Php)

Introduction: Controlling Arduino With Python Based Web API (No Php)<p>In this guide I will show you how to control your arduino device from a webpage! …

Arduino

The Top 10 Mountain Bike Destinations, As Chosen by the People

The ethos behind the Singletracks Trail Database, home to the largest collection of mountain bike trail maps in the world, is that the sum of our …

Mountain Biking

Climb It All!

Pile on the watts to tackle the steepest roads<p>When the road points skyward you need extra horsepower to overcome Earth's gravitational pull. One guaranteed way to get to the summit faster is to strengthen your climbing muscles (including quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves). In a recent study, …

Mountaineering

The 10 Most Dangerous SCUBA Dives in the World

There are beautiful and serene dives—and then there are dives with an added element of danger and mystery so compelling, many will risk their lives …

What Planets Are Visible Tonight?

Are you interested in knowing what planets are visible tonight? Almost every night of the year, some planet in our solar system can be spotted using …

Astronomy

Interviewing for a JavaScript Job

“The Carpenter” was a JavaScript programmer, well-known for a meticulous attention to detail and love for hand-crafted, exquisitely joined code. The …

JavaScript