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10 Useful Free CSS Codes For Web Developers

With this collection, we are showcasing a fresh assortment of some free and extremely useful free codes for web developers so that they can download …

Using a Chromebook for Web Development

In June of 2013, I bought a Chromebook Pixel with the intent of making it my primary development machine. For the past fifteen months, that's what …

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How Video Games Can Help With Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety can be huge obstacles for many of us. Whether you’re struggling with mild depression and/or anxiety, or you feel buried by it, …

Hornet: High-Speed Protocol for a Fully-Encrypted & Anonymous Internet

Have you ever imagined what it would be like if the Internet allowed you to use it in total security? If you are a person who loves things like …

Tor Project to use US public libraries to boost network speed

Public libraries in the US are to help support the anonymous web browser Tor as part of a new initiative. Through a collaboration between the Tor …

Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I don’t know how many years it’s been that I’ve said I’m going to try making Asian lettuce wraps at home and I’ve finally done it! I went the …

New Horror Game The Flock Will Go Offline When Every Player Dies

Thanks to the digital age, we’ve seen game developers release projects that are much more experimental in nature, especially in the indie space, …

China building a supercity six times bigger than NYC

A new megalopolis around Beijing, Jing-Jin-Ji, is to cover ground the size of Kansas and have a population about six times larger than the New York metropolitan area. Jing-Jin-Ji, as the region is called (“Jing” for Beijing, “Jin” for Tianjin and “Ji,” the traditional name for Hebei Province), is …

Vladimir Putin's United Russia Party unveils 'straight flag' to rival gay pride symbol

Upset, dismayed and evidently feeling a little left out by the global embrace of the gay pride flag following the US Supreme Court ruling legalising …

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How I Became an Artist

The 12 year journey of my art thus far.<p>I am extraordinarily blessed to do what I love for a living. Somehow in the last decade I’ve turned a hobby …

Inspiration

The Strange Case Of Rudolph Fentz, The Victorian Time Traveler

Time always flows forward one second at a time, but for some reason, a man named Rudolph Fentz never got this memo.<p>On a hot summer night in June …

Watch: Hong Kong football fans boo the Chinese national anthem to stand up to Beijing

Ahead of a critical vote over whether to implement a Beijing-proposed plan for introducing universal suffrage, Hong Kongers are resorting to unusual way to express their frustration with Beijing. Local football fans have started booing when China’s national anthem—Hong Kong does not have its own—is …

Kids in Hong Kong can solve this logic puzzle in 20 seconds, but it completely stumps adults

First-grade students in Hong Kong breezed through this puzzle in 20 seconds, but it has us stumped. Or at least it did before we looked up the answer!<p>Although the puzzle was invented two decades ago, it recently appeared on an elementary-school entrance exam in Hong Kong and has since gone …

This is why Hearthstone succeeded online where Magic: The Gathering failed

Perfecting the collectible card game format for the free-to-play digital era<p>Over the last year I've fallen in love with <i>Hearthstone</i>, an online update to the collectible card game (CCG) genre pioneered two decades ago by <i>Magic: the Gathering</i>. I've invested more time and money in <i>Hearthstone</i> than I can …

Greek Turkey Burgers

I had never really cooked with ground turkey before (okay, maybe once and it wasn’t good) but I think I discovered the key. You have to season it up …

Hey, Look: It's LeBron's Dick! (NSFW, Probably)

It sure appears ABC caught LeBron James making an adjustment just before tipoff of tonight’s Game 4:<p><i>To contact the author of this post, write to</i> …

The Horrible Evolution of Anime's Most Lovable Brat

Things are bound to only get worse from here. Much, much worse.<p>Anime and manga characters change! That we know. And since <i>Crayon Shin-Chan</i> debuted in …

Contest-winning gay couples from China say 'I do' in US

Seven gay and lesbian couples from China have tied the knot in the US after winning a contest sponsored by a pair of Chinese internet companies.<p>The seven couples were selected from among more than 2,000 based on videos they submitted detailing their love stories, after internet users voted for …

Man Sells Himself for 5 Million RMB, Wants Money to Study Abroad

One afternoon, a crowed of over 100 people surrounded a half-naked man on a street corner in Chongqing, who was selling himself for 5 Million RMB. …

The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Buddhism

You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love and respect for them, and a clear realization of the oneness of all human …

Thelema

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5 bizarre phrases China is trying to scrub from the internet

Now, the censors are coming for profanity and sexual innuendo.<p>On Tuesday, the Cyberspace Administration of China unveiled a new set of regulations that will scrub social media of the 25 most popular dirty words in China, according to Bloomberg.<p>"We should clear the smog of coarse language," CAC …

The Top Wedding Destinations For Same-Sex Couples

Last week, Ireland made history by becoming the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote, giving gay people the right to marry once the law is written into the legislature in the next couple of months.<p>The European country is now one of 19 international territories that have …

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PF Chang’s Lettuce Wraps Recipe<p><i>I don’t think I’ve met a single person who didn’t like PF Chang’s Lettuce Wraps Recipe. These homemade PF Chang’s</i> …

Ketamine offered to patients with depression in take-home, DIY packs by controversial clinic

A commercial medical clinic set up to profit from the sale of an unapproved prescription depression treatment has been offering take-home packages of …

19 Ways to Spot a Fake Chinese Restaurant

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>There are plenty of ethnic cuisines that America has doused in the thick, sweet sauce of appropriation, but perhaps none more so than Chinese food. There's a time and place for things like sweet and sour chicken and crab rangoon, but it never feels good to be expecting a plate of …

REPORT: China is putting weapons on its artificial islands in the South China Sea

Australia's defence force is considering joining the U.S. in flying and sailing "freedom of navigation" missions over the disputed territory, where China has been building islands by dragging sand from a reef and piling it up to create structures now being monitored by satellites.<p>Fairfax Media …

This is what it's like in one of the biggest and fastest growing Chinatowns in the world

Flushing, Queens, has emerged as New York's bigger and better Chinatown. Home to more than 30,000 people born in China, the out-of-the-way neighborhood boasts mouthwatering street food, bubble tea cafés on every corner, and entire stores dedicated to ancient herbal remedies.<p>I set out to explore …

Food & Dining

An Interview with a Serbian Smuggler Who Sells Chinese Counterfeit Luxury Clothing

Miki's traveled to Beijing 88 times in the last 15 years to procure knockoff goods for his "boutique."<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE Serbia</i><p>Miki is a 50-year-old Serbian man with a real passion for travel. In fact, he likes it so much so that he's taken 88 return flights to Beijing in the …