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Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

Arduino

20 Foods That Are Bad For Your Health (Avoid Them!)

There is a lot of confusion out there about which foods are healthy, and which are not. Here is a list of 20 foods that are generally very unhealthy. …

Chronic Disease

This website reveals the most powerful passports in the world

Arton Capital's 'Passport Index' is an interactive website which "collects, displays and ranks the passports of the world."<p>Using data from the International Air Transportation Agency (IATA) as well as individual travelers, the site's creators crunched the numbers and determined a passports' Visa …

Only Intellectuals Will Understand These Jokes. The 5th One Took Me 1 Minute

You can tell how intelligent people are, by what they laugh at. Most of these jokes are hilarious — that is if you get them! How many of these jokes …

Jokes

CodeFights Scores $2.4 Million To Turn Coding Practice Into A Game

A startup that turns practicing your programming skills into a game, CodeFights, has just raised $2.4 million in seed funding to further develop its real-time, social game where developers can participate in “code battles” versus either a timed clock or other opponents directly. While the site has …

Classes in JavaScript and Patterns in creating them.

Introduction<p>In this article we will discuss how to mimic <i>class</i> like structure in <i>JavaScript</i> so that we can encapsulate related state and behavior as a …

It depends what you study, not where

A new report from PayScale, a research firm, calculates the returns to a college degree. Its authors compare the career earnings of graduates with …

React Native Now Available, Build Native Apps In Javascript

Facebook announced today that its React Native library is now available on Github. The library allows you to build native iOS and Android applications with JavaScript and Facebook’s React library.<p>React Native compiles apps written in Javascript into native views, providing the platform-specific …

Software Engineering

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at bbc.com/soup

Streetwear

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Is Available Free Right Now

Microsoft made it up to its neglected Mac user base Thursday with a free “preview”—or public beta version—of Office 2016 for Mac. The full software suite will be available this summer for purchase or as part of Microsoft’s Office 365 monthly subscription service, but until then the company is just …

Microsoft Office

30 tech skills that will get you a $110,000-plus salary

But it's an ever-changing job market. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com recently published its 2015 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice, a tech-job-hunting site, surveyed 23,470 IT professionals in the fall of 2014 to come up with this list.<p>Of …

23 super-successful people share the best advice they ever received

In fact, many of the most successful leaders are where they are today because they took advice from people they trusted.<p>Here we've compiled some of the best tips that executives have shared throughout the years.<p><i>Aimee Groth and Kim Bhasin contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

100 books everyone should read before they die (ranked!)

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Books

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

Medicine

Visual Studio Design Patterns add-in

A Visual Studio add-in that inserts some commonly known OO paterns into your working project and more.

Microsoft Visual Studio

It’s official: Americans should drink more coffee

When the nation's top nutrition panel released its latest dietary recommendations on Thursday, the group did something it had never done before: weigh in on whether people should be drinking coffee. What it had to say is pretty surprising.<p>Not only can people stop worrying about whether drinking …

Coffee

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

If you like HTTP then you'll love HTTP 2.0

An update to one of the web's basic protocols offers faster browsing<p>Most internet users don't consider the protocols that underpin the web anymore than they do the stitching in their socks, but a major update to HTTP — the protocol that lets browsers download websites from servers — will affect …

How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat).<p>But before Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, was on the path to being a billion-dollar company, …

Productivity

9 sexy positions that will help you fall in love

These sex positions help couples turn sexual intimacy into emotional intimacy. There’s no question thta certain <b>sex</b> positions facilitate higher levels …

The 20 Most Romantic Movies on Netflix Streaming

Why go out on Valentine's Day?<p>Instead of dealing with crowded, overpriced restaurants, you and your honey can just stay in and stream your favorite romantic movies like "Moonstruck," "An Affair to Remember," "Pretty in Pink," or "Dirty Dancing" on Netflix. Or, if you're flying solo, your date can …

Entertainment

What Is a Software Architect?

There is so much confusion surrounding the purpose of a Software Architect and the value they provide and what they are supposed to do. So much so, …

Software

Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Concepts (OOP) and More

This article helps to understand OOP concepts, focusing on .NET/ C#. This is written in the form of asking questions and writing answers to them, …

Object-Oriented Programming

Striving For The Perfect Diet Is Making Us Sick

One cannot live on kale alone<p>Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. Sure, mega-portioned processed meals and spiking rates of diabetes still dominate headlines. But in a climate that now includes $70-a-day juice cleanses, four gluten-free lifestyle magazines, …

Nutrition

MIT Alums Launch Beansprock, An AI-Based Job Platform For Finding Your Best Employer

When we think of employment, we think of jobs. We have job boards, job searches, and job listings, and yet what most of us actually care about when we change positions is the context of our new employment. Who will be our coworkers? What will the company be like? How large is it? What will be our …

Employment

World's Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2015

Romance means different things to different couples, leading to a diverse range of honeymoon offerings, so it's important to choose the right destination. After all, that's the best way to keep the afterglow of a lovely wedding alive. This year there are a slew of newlywed-friendly getaways that …

Basic C# OOP Concept

We're sorry, but the article you are trying to view was deleted at 23 Feb 2015.<p>Please go to the C# Table of Contents to view the list of available …