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Discover the SISTEM51 collection and its 17 Swatch watches on the official website of Swatch United Kingdom.

51 parts, 1 central screw, 17 pending patents and a 90 hour power reserve. From the master watchmakers at Swatch: an automatic (self-winding) …

United Kingdom

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Learn Python programming the easy way with EduBlocks

If you are you looking for a way to move your students (or yourself) from programming in Scratch to learning Python, I recommend you look into …

Programming

The best campsites in the UK 2018: from scenic coastal sites to remote moorlands

By Mark Mayne<p>Camping in the UK - and specifically campsites in the UK - are a broad church, spanning everything from little England caravan parks to …

Can You Solve the ‘Pink Triangle’ Math Problem That's Stumping the Internet?

Another day, another math problem that has all of social media scratching their collective heads. This one comes to us via Ed Southall, …

The 30 Best Affordable Watches Under $1,000

One of the biggest misconceptions about buying a watch is that it needs to be expensive to be <i>nice</i>, when, in fact, many watches under a grand prove …

10 DevOps ‘Secrets’ for Job Seekers—and Everyone Else

Oh sure, you “do” DevOps—but how well do you <i>really</i> know this popular combination of software development and operations philosophies, practices, and …

DevOps

Here's Why Knowing The Correct Racing Line Makes You Faster

A lot of street driving novices might try to justify swerving like a maniac all over the road in some sort of effort to hit what they call a “racing …

Karting

10 Affordable Watches That Look Much More Expensive Than They Are

It's all about keeping it simple.<p>You need to know what time it is. That's why, watches are one of the few truly universal accessories in menswear. And they alone can shift the feeling of any outfit. If you're in the market for something that looks sophisticated—but without the budget to support a …

RPi Zero - Headless Setup

This is my very first post on dev.to, and I hope you find it helpful. I purchased a Raspberry Pi Zero W in December 2017, and aside from plugging in …

Watch Geeks: What Is A Tachymeter And How Do You Actually Use It?

Tachymeter scales offer more than manly good looks to a watch. They let you measure speed, distance and even heart-rate if you know how. Here's …

Heart Rates

Will the ‘Information Paradox’ Pioneered by Stephen Hawking Ever Be Resolved?

The problem inspired a famous physics bet and a "black hole war."<p>Science enthusiasts around the world are mourning the loss of Stephen Hawking, the renowned physicist and beloved public figure, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 76. Hawking spent his life exploring the universe’s deepest …

The Cathedral and the Bazaar

<b>Revision History</b><p>Revision 1.57<p>11 September 2000<p>esr<p>New major section ``How Many Eyeballs Tame Complexity''.<p>Revision 1.52<p>28 August 2000<p>esr<p>MATLAB is a …

Fredkin's paradox

<b>Fredkin's paradox</b> concerns the negative correlation between the <i>difference</i> between two options and the <i>difficulty</i> of deciding between them. Developed …

FruityWifi – Wireless Network Auditing Tool

FruityWifi is an open source wireless network auditing tool, it allows the user to deploy advanced attacks by directly using the web interface or by …

Raspberry Pi

Kubernetes vs Docker Swarm: A comparison of cloud container tools

Kubernetes and Docker Swarm are two of the most powerful IT cloud container management weapons.<p>Containers are rising like a hot air balloon in the …

Microservices

The many-faced god of operational excellence, DevOps and now 'site reliability engineering'

Toil no more, ye 40-year-old DevOpsSomeone's been kicking up the "NoOps" ant pile again. There it was, sitting there finally rebuilt after the annual …

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

Nutrition

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

The Best Free Games For Your New Console in 2017

So, we all know the story. You’ve been a very well behaved girl or boy this year, and as a reward good ol’ Santa brought you that new games console …

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

the mad boxer is a subaru WRX powered custom motorcycle

<b>the ‘mad boxer’ takes a subaru ‘WRX’ engine and pairs it with a kawasaki fuel tank, packing its ferocity in a bespoke shell.</b> created marcel van …

Motorcycles

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

New York University

A Day in the Life of a Docker Admin

About two months ago, we celebrated SysAdmin Day and kicked off our learning series for IT professionals. So far we’ve gone through the basics of …

The Top 15 Whiskeys in the World, As Ranked By Actual Whiskey Drinkers

We've all got a go-to brand of whiskey that brings happiness in liquid form at the end of a long day. But if you've ever thought about switching up …

Grab Our Free Printable Docker Cheat Sheet

Applications have become hard to implement. Getting a dedicated server, installing, setting up and maintaining applications are just the beginning. …

Ellaspede BMW R80

Reading time: about 5 minutes.<p>Australian<br>• BMW<br>• Custom<br>• German<br>• Motorcycles<p><i>This post was written by Hughan Seary of Ellaspede, when possible we like to bring</i> …

Unique Custom Cycles BMW R 5 Hommage | Timeless Respect

Inside the Unique Custom Cycles BMW R 5 Hommage<p>In life, there are few tasks that pose greater difficulty than accurately paying respects to your …