Simon Martinez

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Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed, The Web's Security Disaster

The recently discovered Heartbleed bug exposed a gaping hole in the security software that’s supposed to keep your information private while shopping, managing your finances or sending and reading email. While there still aren’t any signs that the bug has actually led to eavesdropping or …

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

(Image credit: Flickr User Vauvau)<p>Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids …

Middle School

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Arrow Tie Bar, Sterling Silver & Antiqued Brass Finishes, Gifts For Men, Gifts For Dad

Steampunk Arrow Tie Bar, the best gift for that special guy in your life! Perfect groomsman's gifts! Please message me for special pricing for bridal/groomsmen gift orders. Matching Necklace and Bracelet also available as shown in last photo.<p>••Great for skinny ties!<p>••••Please see measurements below …

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Engraved Silver Pocket Watch, Mechanical Watch, Double Cover, Engravable view window, Victorian Steampunk Era, Gift Boxed - Item MPW66

Talk about timeless. Today, the rarity of pocket watches plays into their appeal - uncommon accessories loaded with personality, character and sophistication. The striking design of this watch, with its unique engraved border, polished silver casing, maintains the timepiece's esteemed heritage. Top …

This is the Mexican Axolotl. It can regrow limbs, parts of its brain and make new neurons

Pennies from heaven

SOME unlikely things combined to change Gabriel Otieno Anoche’s life. A satellite passing over east Africa took pictures of his roof. Some keen-eyed …

Google’s new terms of service are harder to read than “Beowulf”

Have you ever tried reading <i>Beowulf</i> and decided it was a bit too hard to follow before giving up? How did you get on with <i>War and Peace</i>?<p>If you struggled with either of these notoriously unwieldy classics, good luck understanding Google’s latest terms and conditions. Researchers from the University of …


Xiaomi has beat Apple in China, but can it win over the rest of the world?

<i>Quartz begins a series today profiling companies around the world experiencing explosive growth.</i><p>Lei Jun walks on to the stage like a young Steve Jobs. It’s September in Beijing and the founder of one of China’s scrappiest smartphone brands, Xiaomi, is about to unveil its flagship Mi-3 phone. This …


14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

How Google Uses Data to Build a Better Worker

For the search and advertising juggernaut, human resources is more than human<p>“I have charts and graphs to back me up. So f*** off.”<p>Not the mantra you’d expect from your typical human resources representative. But every new hire for Google’s People Analytics department, part of the company’s HR …

How Much Cash Is In Your Wallet? Probably Less Than $20

Visa released a report Thursday that reveals America’s online shopping habits. Though the survey focused on e-commerce and mobile shopping, some of the more interesting facts center on cash: 40% of Americans, on average, carry less than $20 in their wallets. Even though women are prone to …

Twitter Succeeding Where Facebook Failed

As Twitter grows beyond its 140-character limitation and prepares for an IPO, we could be witnessing the rise of a platform that succeeds where Facebook has failed.<p>Remember the Facebook platform? Its debut was May 2007, and it was a big deal at the time. “Right now, social networks are closed …

12 Movies That Are Just As Good As The Books They're Based On

There are dozens of book adaptations coming out this fall, both promising and ridiculous ("12 Years a Slave" and "Adore," respectively. How could they do that to Doris Lessing?).<p>Book lovers may be wary of heading to the theatre unless they've already at least thumbed through the original work, but …

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25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.


Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.


The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Wall Worthy Superhero Cubist Art by Liam Brazier

Super Mario fully implemented in HTML5

Full Screen Mario is Josh Goldberg's complete remake of the classic Super Mario Brothers in HTML5. You can play re-creations of the original levels, …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

National Parks

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …