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Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

The Best Controllers for Retro Gaming

Whether you’re playing retro games through an emulator on Windows, Mac, or a custom-built Raspberry Pi console, you need a controller. We tested some …

No NES Classic? RetroEngine Sigma Promises Decades of Classic Video Games

Nintendo may be causing consumer hysteria with its NES Classic Edition this holiday season, but it's not exactly a museum to retro gaming. With only …

Airbnb launches nature-filled Tokyo office that feels like a beautiful cozy home

Airbnb doesn’t just open doors to beautiful getaways—the home-sharing company is also known for its seriously stunning workspaces. The latest …

Man Who "Can't Draw," has "No Design Experience" Creates Stunning Supercar for "Suicide Squad" Movie

Matt McEntegart makes up for his lack of drawing skills in the studio<p>Earlier we posted that Ironhead Studio got zero credit for creating costumes for</i> …

Elon Musk reveals Tesla’s master plan

Elon Musk plans to steer Tesla towards fully autonomous driving, car sharing, and cargo transport, according to the long awaited blog post on the company’s website. A fully solar power ecosystem driven in-part by SolarCity will help Musk and Co. get there.<p>Musk has been teasing the master plan part …

EP91 DIY Sofa For Under $100

This DIY sofa can be made for less than $100 and requires no sewing. The only power tools used were a cordless drill, a circular saw, and an orbital …

Destroy All Ifs — A Perspective from Functional Programming

The Anti-IF Campaign currently stands at 4,136 signatures, and there’s a reason: conditional statements are frequently a troublesome source of bugs …

Nintendo's Classic Mini is a tiny NES with 30 games

Relive your childhood memories on the cheap and save some space in the process.<p>That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it's a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of <i>Super Mario Bros</i>. <i>3</i>. Nintendo totally gets it, as well as …

Electricity generated with water, salt and a three-atoms-thick membrane

Proponents of clean energy will soon have a new source to add to their existing array of solar, wind, and hydropower: osmotic power. Or more …

The Git solution for professional teams

• Unlimited private repos<br>• Jira Software integration<br>• Projects<br>• Pipelines<br>• Unlimited users<br>• Merge checks<br>• IP Whitelisting<br>• Required two-step verification<br>• Smart …

I tried a coding workshop and created a web app in a day -- here's what I learned

Before embarking on any coding, Argent asked us what problem we wanted to solve and how we wanted to solve it.<p>Photo: Supplied.<p>I suggested an app …

The next wave in software is open adoption software

Jake Flomenberg Contributor<p>Jake Flomenberg is a partner at Accel.<p>There’s a big shift happening in how enterprises buy and deploy software. In the last few years, open technology — software that is open to change and free to adopt — has gone from the exception to the rule for most enterprises. We’ve …

Making Sense of Linked Data with Python

<i>This is a guest post by my colleague Jeff Mixter in OCLC Research who works regularly with linked data using Python.</i><p>Introduction<p>Continuing the series …

Tecmo Super Bowl is still revealing new secrets, 25 years later

Developers apparently had plans to include penalties<p><i>Tecmo Super Bowl</i>, the landmark sports title for the Nintendo Entertainment System, has no penalties. This is probably a good thing, because having a random-ass false start ruin a drive would have tripled the rate of sibling fistfights in the early …

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

ngAria — Accessibility with AngularJS (Updated)

<i>11/10/2017 — Please note, this is an older article which is only for angular1. Therefore this doesn’t include Angular2 +.</i><p>This may be common knowledge …

New shell packs power of Python and Bash

Xonsh, now in development, provides a shell that combines the Python language with features of Bash Unix and the fish and zsh shells.<p>Pronounced …

Another coding alternative

I suspect that I, as well as half the online reading universe were taken in by the announcement that <b>Coding with Chrome</b> was available for the …

Furniture Design Basics: What is Edge-Banding, Why is It Used, How Can You Easily Apply It?

Also, here's how to quickly tell if a piece of furniture is made of natural wood or plywood/particle board<p><i>This is written for those readers who are</i> …

A bash on Windows and the new SharePoint Framework

You might have heard the Unix Bash Shell is now coming to Windows. To be more specific a whole Linux sub system based on the Ubuntu distribution …

Studying Boatbuilding Gives You an Edge as a Furniture Designer

Meet Nathie Katzoff, the 20-something furniture design prodigy<p>We've seen time and again that shipwrights comprehend materials and techniques on a …

A Single Injection Can Eliminate Type 2 Diabetes in Mice For Months

This could be big.<p>Scientists have made a discovery that could lead to better treatments for diabetes in the future, with a protein injection …

Take a look at Samsung’s awesome rollable screen prototype [Video]

For better or for worse, few companies manage to be as crazy as Samsung. Just a few days ago we showed you their gigantic Galaxy S7 edge-like billboard hulking amid the highways that link Moscow to one of its airports. But as it turns out, there may be some even crazier screen-related tech the …

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

Researchers Use Developer Biometrics to Predict Code Quality

Fuck.<p>Informatics researchers from the University of Zurich have developed a not at all sinister-sounding system capable of predicting the quality of code produced by developers based on their biometric data. By using heart rate information, for example, they were able to quantify the difficulty a …

10 Must-Read Books For All Programmers

The road from newbie to professional developer can be long and bumpy. Here are 10 books (plus a few more) that can help guide you on the journey to …

Documenting Your Swift Code in Xcode Using Markdown

Amongst all the features Xcode 7 incorporates, there is one that admittedly distinguishes; that is the new revolutionary, much better way to write …

The Hyperloop Is Real and It's in the Las Vegas Desert

The first public test of a hyperloop propulsion system is an important step in reducing inter-city travel to just minutes.<p>PCMag reviews products …