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Crypto101 Introductory Course for Programmers

This isn't something I normally highlight, but when I saw this mentioned on I Programmer, Crypto 101 - A Free Ebook, and looked into it a little, I …

The Return of Arthur C. Clarke’s Fantastic Vision of Jupiter

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 07.08.16.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 pm. 5:00 pm<p>The Juno …

7 Standalone Novels for Fantasy Lovers

<i>While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several</i> …

Books

10 Whiskey Drinks That Will Become Your New Go-To Cocktails

Whiskey sour, who?<p>Because there's a wide world beyond your knee-jerk college drink orders (ahem, whiskey sours and whiskey gingers), it's a better time than ever to study up on these 10 whiskey cocktails that you can easily taste-test at home. Plus, they're just as delicious as your faithful bar …

10 great tech and science podcasts that will make you smarter

By James O'Malley

How Cooking Through an Entire Magazine Rewarded Me with My Dream Pasta

It took one writer four months to cook through all of the recipes in Bon Appétit's January issue—here's the fried pasta that came out on top.<p>My new year’s resolution was achingly vanilla: In 2016, I would cook more. Luckily, the January “Healthy-ish” issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i> narrowed that yawning (and …

Cooking

Revel in the Bounty of Spring, With a Feast From Yotam Ottolenghi

The first thing Yotam Ottolenghi did before he began cooking a late-afternoon feast for family and friends — before sliding the lamb into the oven, before building four salads, before assembling an immense layer cake, before he even started to sort through the mountain of ingredients stacked on the …

27 Amazing Campgrounds In America For When You Need Chill Vibes

America the zen.

Fire Up Your Grills for These 40 Steak Recipes

Grilled steak is our real favorite pastime.<p><b>Grilling is America's real favorite pastime</b>, and the number one excuse to spend every minute outside in the sun. When mealtime hits, get sunglasses on and beers at the ready: These grilled steak recipes are waiting. For more, here's how to grill a steak …

Happy Birthday Route 66 - 10 alternative road trips you could try this summer in celebration

This year the most famous road trip in the world, Route 66, celebrates its 90th anniversary. Sprawling across the USA, it truly is a life-changing experience for anyone who’s made the journey. But at 2,451 miles, most people don’t have the time to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles. We asked expert …

National Parks

Steakhouse 2.0: How 6 Chicago restaurants have changed the game

One of the reasons Chicago steakhouses are so popular, I believe, is that when you say "steakhouse," there are no follow-up questions.<p>You know what you're getting: top-quality beef, and plenty of it, in doorstop-weight portions. Big cocktails, bigger desserts and a huge wine list heavy on marquee …

The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of May 2016

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on the B&N Sci-Fi &</i> …

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

Best Steak Marinade

#1 Here’s the original recipe from all recipesIngredients:• 1/3 cup soy sauce<br>• 1/2 cup olive oil<br>• 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice<br>• 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce<br>• 1 …

Recipes

"Pizza Babka" is as Good as it Sounds

When we posted this GIF of Erin's yeasted Rhubarb Swirl Bread on Instagram, you left a lot of great suggestions in the comments: mini-loaves, Nutella and cardamom filling, pizza loaf...<p>Hold up.<p>Pizza loaf?!<p>Our brains had been stranded in Dessert Land, but when we tried your suggestion, we got a …

Inside Erik Prince’s Treacherous Drive to Build a Private Air Force

ON A CRISP SATURDAY in November 2014, a black Mercedes SUV pulled onto the tarmac of an Austrian specialty aviation company 30 miles south of Vienna. …

Intelligence

Our 10 Most Popular Biscuit Recipes

Sweet potato biscuits. Parmesan and parsley biscuits. Cornmeal biscuits. (Even dog biscuits, though those probably belong in a different story.) Of …

It Turns Out Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, and Conan O'Brien are the World's Best Driving Instructors

"Tupac was one of the biggest thugs I know, and he always wore his seatbelt."<p>Anybody who has had a driving lesson will know that it's one of the most nerve-racking experiences a person can have next to a pregnancy scare and needing to poo thirty minutes into a 6 hour Megabus journey. But what if …

The misunderstood psychology of weight loss — how to lose 30 pounds in 2016

<i>An extremely effective fat loss and muscle-building blueprint anyone can use.</i><p>There’s a huge connection between physical wellness and mental clarity. …

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

The first photos from inside Elon Musk's sleek new Tesla Gigafactory, which will be three times the size of Central Park

When finished, it'll be the world's second-largest building by volume — three times the size of New York's Central Park.<p>While there have been drone videos of the factory's exterior, photographers haven't been allowed inside the Gigafactory.<p>That's not for lack of trying — one Reno photojournalist …

15 Recipes We Made Over and Over (and Over) Again This Year

It comes as no surprise that we all have many, many recipes bookmarked in "to make" lists—we learn about new ones each day, we try some on photo shoots, and they get us all excited. Some we deem a fun romp, and some stick—like, permanently.<p>Here are some of the recipes you could very well find on …

Your Essential Holiday Reading List, From Coates to Stephenson

Author: Wired StaffWired Staff<p>culture<p>12.16.15<p>10:00 am<p><i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>. <i>Jessica Jones</i>. A little thing called <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. There were …

6 Python libraries every programmer will love

In programming, little frustrations can be as agonizing as the big problems. No one wants to pull their hair out merely to pop up a window with a …

Python Programming

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30

To lay the foundation for a fulfilling career, turn to these classic titles.<p>Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the …

Books

Three science fiction and fantasy books we love, November edition

<b>“Planetfall”</b> (Roc; paperback, $15), by Emma Newman, is an exceptionally engaging novel that explores the complex relationship between mythology and science. In a kind of pilgrimage, a group of people had left Earth to colonize another planet. Ren Ghali, the group’s chief engineer, has now helped …

Some Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Books To Keep You Sane on that Long Ride Home

Thanksgiving weekend is almost upon us! Many Americans will be making the long or short trek to family gatherings, or maybe a short vacation. Whether …

14 Stuffing and Dressing Recipes to Make Thanksgiving's Best Dish Even Better

Let's get one thing out of the way: Whether the dish we're discussing is called "stuffing" or "dressing," and whether those terms actually refer to the same dish or two different ones, is a topic of hot debate, but frankly, we don't care all that much. Here's what we care about: a moist, savory, …

Cooking

Tokyo: Coffee At Haden Books, A Little Pocket Hideaway In Omotesando

By day, sunlight filters through green leaves and floor-to-ceiling windows into the space that is Haden Books. Summer has descended upon Tokyo, and …