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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

All 49 of Netflix's notable original movies, ranked from worst to best

While the company's first entry into the realm of big-budget films, the Will Smith-led "Bright," has been scorched by critics, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has hailed the fantasy-action thriller as a commercial success that critics are "disconnected" from.<p>On the opposite end of the critical spectrum, …

The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

Cooking

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Three Long-Sleeved Jerseys We Love

We know, it’s just a jersey—but these models stood out from the pack<p><b>Bontrager RLX Thermal Long Sleeve Jersey</b><br>I knew Bontrager’s RLX thermal long sleeve jersey was a winner the minute I zipped it up because it felt awkwardly uncomfortable. The front felt short and the chest area tight and …

30-Under-30er's Google Glass For Doctors Startup Raises $16 Million

Google Glass startup Augmedix announced today that it has closed a $16 million Series A funding round, bringing its total funding up to $23 million.<p>Augmedix – whose cofounder, Pelu Tran, was featured on this year’s 30 Under 30 list for healthcare — is a service for doctors that automates the …

Google Glass

Man Accidentally Kills Self While Threatening to Shoot Wife's Dog

On Tuesday, a Florida man shot himself dead after a gun he was using to threaten his wife's dog accidentally fired in his face, say police.<p>According …

The Most In-Demand Tech Skills: Why Java And The Classics Ruled 2013

If you’re a Java developer, chances are you did pretty well for yourself in 2013.<p>At least, that’s according to statistics from Stack Overflow. Thousands of companies use the website’s Careers 2.0 search in order to find job applicants with specific developer skills each year. In 2013 Java took the …

8 Reasons To Love Java 8

Java, the programming language used by millions of developers, is now even better. The launch of Java 8 on March 25 represents the most significant update to the Java programming model <i>ever</i>, and demonstrates that Java is thriving among a worldwide community of programmers, code contributors, and …

Java 8 New Features: Stream API | DoubleCloud => Private Cloud + Public Cloud

Java Collections APIs consists of well designed classes and interfaces for managing all sorts of data structures. With Java 8, there is a new …

Control Your Home Lights with a Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a fantastic backend to a home automation system, and if you'd like to add lights into the mix, blogger Fall Deaf shows off how to …

16 Amazing Places to Visit Via Google Street View

When Google Maps first rolled out the Street View feature in 2007, its collection of images was restricted to destinations within the United States, …

DIY Your Own Home Audio and Lighting Automation with a Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is great for home automation projects, and DIYer Iaian Hamilton shows off how to use it to create a lighting and audio control that …

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

Java Everywhere: Ready for Mobile and Cloud

The traditional role of middleware in the data center has been challenged to expand and meet the ubiquitous computing demands that are becoming more …

Books

NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and …

Invisible chaos – mastering white spaces in Eclipse

Jul<p>By Pöllö (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons<p>Did you ever look at a colleague’s Java source code file which contained mixed spaces and …

Java Decompiler - Java Tutorial Blog

Decompiler is to reverse engineer source code from object code. A decompiler for java should get the respective source file from its Java binary …

Java

Cockatoos can pick locks

A new study published at Plos One reveals that cockatoos can pick complicated locks, with one bird unraveling the five interlocking components …

Take a virtual tour of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley set on Google Street View

Google has alohomora'd a way for everyone (even muggles) to visit Diagon Alley without the need for magic wands. You can now explore the famous <i>Harry Potter</i> set at Warner Bros. London studio via Street View, and virtually visit its shops like Ollivander's or the garishly colored Weasleys' Wizard …

The Skies Belong To Us: Love And Terror In The Golden Age Of Hijacking

The next time you're patted down and pornoscanned, remember that there was a time in American history that skyjacking was so common it was almost …

Java 7 new feature : Determining the file content type

Tweet<p><b>Program to demonstrate Java 7 new feature : Determining the file content type.</b><p><b>Output of the program :</b><p>Please Give Us Your 1 Minute In Sharing …

Strategy Pattern using Lambda Expressions in Java 8 - DZone Java

Strategy Pattern is one of the patterns from the Design Patterns : Elements of Reusable Object book. The intent of the strategy pattern as stated in …

Watch: Fantastic New Trailer for Coen Brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

It's been far too long since we've had a movie from the Coen Brothers, despite the fact that it's only been three years since their remake of <i>True …

Bots High: combat robot documentary free to watch on Hulu

<i>Bots High</i> is a fun 2010 documentary about high school students who building combat robots and enter them in competitions. You can watch it for free …

Watch: Second Kick Ass TV Spot for Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Hits

<i>"There's no coming back from this."</i> More, more, more! We've featured one TV spot before, but have been waiting for Sony to unleash more TV spots for …

Kickstart This: British Indie Short Film 'Dog' Full of Kung Fu Action

Welcome back to another edition of <b>Kickstart This</b>, FirstShowing's weekly column dedicated to spreading the word about cool indie projects that need …

The Best Dashboard Apps to Start Your Morning Right

Like it or not, the first thing a lot of us look at in the morning is our phone or tablet. To that end, a slew of different apps have popped up that …