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10 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

How to Make a Small Fragrant Garden

Learn <b>how to make a small fragrant garden</b> in containers. Perfect for small spaces!<p>You can enjoy a fragrant garden, even if you don’t have space to …

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Thermometer in world’s coldest village breaks as temperatures plunge to -62C

The thermometer in a remote Siberian village known as the coldest inhabited place on earth has broken as temperatures plunged to near-record depths.<p>The public device, which was installed in Oymyakon as a tourist attraction, recorded -62C, before malfunctioning this week.<p>Meanwhile the Siberian Times …

Global Warming

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

History of STAR WARS: The Past and Future of the Jedi Order

<i>“History of Star Wars” is our series where we take a close look at the galaxy far, far away and examine important organizations, locations, and</i> …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

How to Dominate AdWords Using Close Variants

I hear it all the time: “Google AdWords is a waste of money.”You probably hear this too.And do you know what?I wholeheartedly disagree.While AdWords …

FINALLY: A Cheat Sheet That's Going to Save All of Your Houseplants

Never question how much sunlight your spider plant needs again.<p>Even though cheat sheets are frowned upon in the classroom and bound to get your kid into serious trouble if he's found with one, they're the ultimate lifesaver at home. In our opinion, you should embrace anything and everything that …

How to wire a light switch

<b>Introduction</b><p>This FAQ has been written to explain the different types of light switches, circuits and terminologies that are used in modern day …

Dutch Concept for Circular Airport Runways

A space-saving design where planes could always land in a headwind<p>The Aero-Loop was designer Thor Yi Chun's proposal for an airport with banked, …

Best Houseplants: 9 Indoor Plants for Low Light

Indoor plants is an oxymoron. The most important thing to know about plants: they prefer to live outdoors. You will never see a botanical description …

Plants

100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

Infographics

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

15 Websites You Need To Know To Give Your Creative Freelance Business A Kick Start

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Advertising Industry

Make 2017 the year you become an elite coder with this top-down training

It’s one of those perennial New Year’s resolutions for the tech-inclined: learning to code. If you’re in the dark about where to start, look no further than this Learn to Code 2017 course collection. You can now get this 10-pack of coding tutorials from TNW Deals… for any price you want to pay.<p>To …

120 Minimal Typography Logos

A big bundle of 120 minimalist logos for multi purpose.This extensive bundle of 120 well designed logos will help you to create eye-catching brand …

Baby Jesus and the War on Christmas

<b>Christmas as a Microcosm of the Roots of Religion</b><p>Christmas and our popular obsessions with it have much to teach us about where religion really comes from. Even before Christianity transformed Yahweh into a three-headed deity, the God of Abraham had a split personality. The same God who lovingly …

The best apps for your new Windows 10 PC

New PC? Start here<p>Congratulations! You just unwrapped a new Windows 10 PC for the holidays! Now you're wondering what the best apps are to install on your new machine. Fortunately, we're here to help, with some of our top picks to try out on your new PC.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used</i> …

Apps

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Images: A Collection Of Star Wars Infographics That Shows The Evolution Of Boba Fett, The Value Of The Old Toys, And Droids And Their Real-Life Counterparts

This collection of Star Wars infographics show the evolution of Boba Fett, the value of some of the old toys, and droids and their real-life …

entertainmentism

A Google engineer explains why salary isn’t the most important part of a job offer

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Is salary the most important consideration when choosing a job?</i> <i>Answer by Paul K. Young, software engineer at Google.</i><p>Compensation is important. It says a lot about the job and the company. Employers that pay well are likely going to value their employees’ …

Employment

Font Pairing For Designers 101, Plus 10 Free Font Pairing Tools

It’s often said that the best designs are the ones you don’t notice. Sometimes, though, effective design is distinctly visible — striking enough to …

Have a business idea but no money? Here is how to startup with no money!

Share661<p>Tweet<p>Share51<p>+11<p>Shares 713<p>A lot of potential entrepreneurs have been asking us- we have a good business idea but little/no money to invest …

Small Business

Small Business Ideas (& Startup Resources)

Idea<p>Summary<p>Holiday Travel Plan App<p><i>Professional</i><p>Making holiday travel plans can be hard - especially if you don't know the country, their facilities, …

In-App Purchases