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13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

Social Media

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

It’s important to know that airborne contaminants aren’t just being blown around outside—there are also plenty of toxic chemicals leeching out from …

Form Design: How to Automatically Format User Input

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to format, real time, user input in a form field. As a user types something into an input field the value will be …

Web Design

10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another …

Data Visualization

5 Reasons to Install Linux on Your Laptop

You can choose something other than MacOS or Windows 10 when it comes to an operating system for your computer. If you’re prepared to be a little …

15 Tools That Will Help You Build Your Website (No Coding Required)

So many ideas, so little time (or coding ability)! If you’re ready to launch a new website for your startup, personal blog, portfolio, or anything …

13 Must-Have UX Tools for Designers

What are the <b>UX design tools</b> you use to create <b>flowcharts</b>? What are the best tools for <b>wireframing</b>, <b>prototyping</b>, <b>user testing</b>, <b>interaction design</b> or</b> …

MacTrast Deals: Swift Programming from Scratch: Interactive Learning Platform

If Monday’s Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote address has put thoughts in your head about becoming a developer, this deal is for you! You can …

Accessing private member variables from prototype-defined functions

Is there any way to make “private” variables (those defined in the constructor), available to prototype-defined methods?<p>This works:<p>But this …

JavaScript

Your emails: Why don't electric cars have geared transmissions?

Brian Cooley explains why EVs lack geared transmissions and how these automobiles deliver power and torque.

Electric Vehicles

Swiping away iPhone apps does nothing for battery or performance, and users should stop doing it, experts say

Millions of people, every day, are making a huge mistake with their phones. It is finally time that people stop swiping away apps.<p>Huge numbers of …

How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don’t do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Self-help

How Your Car's AC Works, and How to Recharge It When It's Dead

Finally, someone explains how air conditioning works in a way you'll completely understand.<p>Air conditioning is a modern automotive miracle when it's working. And when it's <i>not</i> working, you'll feel like a punk for having paid for a luxury item you can no longer use. Luckily, recharging your car's A/C …

50 free web tools

In many occupations, solving problems and finding ways to be more productive are top priorities. This is especially true for web designers and …

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 …

Ask HN: What are examples of GitHub repositories with high code quality?

The language doesn't really matter. I'm trying to see examples of what people consider high quality code (clean, elegant, well-formatted, …

GitHub

Science says one minute of intense exercise is all you need

It’s not that we don’t know we need to work out; it’s just that the alternatives (eating, sleeping, bingeing Gilmore Girls episodes from the couch) …

New Microsoft beta lets workers build their own apps without coding

Employees that need access to certain business data on the go can now build their own app for it using a tool from Microsoft that went into public beta on Friday.<p>The company has announced that it's opening up its PowerApps app creation service to the world, after a private beta period that began …

The Beauty Of React Native: Building Your First iOS App With JavaScript (Part 2)

Just like the first part, this article has five sections. Completing each section takes us a step closer to finishing our app.<p>1. Displaying …

Best productivity accessories for your Windows 10 PC 5 - Page 5 | ZDNet

Satechi Bluetooth Button<p>Summon the Cortana voice assistant with just a touch of a button!<p>Attach the Satechi Bluetooth Button to your keychain, …

Gear & Gadgets

Diesel and gas, it's time to learn the difference

No, this isn't a story diving into the different models in the Volkswagen family. Instead, it's our friend Jason Fenske of <i>Engineering Explained</i> …

How-To Intel IoT Code Samples: Watering System

Get access to the new Intel® IoT Developer Kit, a complete hardware and software solution that allows developers to create exciting new solutions …

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

Self-improvement

NASA Releases 3 Million Beautiful Images Of Earth For Public Use - Here Are Our Favorites

One of the many awesome things about NASA is the amount of free and open-access content it uploads for everybody to enjoy. Keeping in this spirit, …

This $99 Gadget Turns Your Smartphone Into A 3D Printer

3D printers have been set for big things for a long time. But as rapid as their recent boost in popularity has been, they’re pretty clunky machines …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

13 Lovely Real Weddings Photos That Are Just So Full Of Joy

Daylight Saving Time meant losing an hour of precious partying time in the wee hours of Sunday morning. But our readers who tied the knot this weekend made the most of the time they did have.<p>Check out some gorgeous photos from their celebrations below:<p>If you go to a wedding or get married yourself, …

Weddings

12 Highest-Rated Movies To Stream On Netflix While You're Snowed In

Netflix and <i>chill</i> just got too real.<p>Winter Storm Jonas is bringing a snowpocalypse to the East Coast this weekend, and that can only mean one thing: Let the binge-watching begin.<p>You could spend hours perusing the Netflix library or using secret codes to access sub-genres no one else is going to …

Binge-Watching