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High-End Jeweler Unveils New Pendant Design That Looks A Lot Like... Um...

Well, that's different.<p>It’s supposed to be a gem resting between two fingers. But the image of a new pendant that was shared by London jeweler Theo Fennell gave the impression of something else entirely:<p>Lukas Grewenig created the pendant as part of the company’s Gilded Youth program, which …

Providing Value to Agile Ceremonies as a Tester | Melissa Tondi

After many years focusing on companies' implementation of Agile I've observed similarities far and wide. Many times, we assume there is a …

Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

A broken idea of sex is flourishing. Blame capitalism

Feminism and capitalism are at odds, if under the one women are people and under the other they are property<p>Under capitalism, sex might as well be with dead objects, not live collaborators<p>Since the Toronto bloodbath, a lot of pundits have belatedly awoken to the existence of the “incel” (short for …

Feminism

If we care about more than just male pleasure, we should give teenage girls vibrators

A woman with possibly the world’s greatest job title – “chief pleasure officer” – at a sex tech company has suggested that teenage girls should be …

Tweens

How components won the “framework wars”

React vs Angular vs Vue: Why it doesn’t matter.<p>A typical frontend/JavaScript developer career usually involves some jQuery and associated plugins …

How to create SRS (System Requirements Specification) for web application. Advice from experienced developers

An excellent SRS is worth a thousand genius ideas. So what is a system requirement specification (SRS)? What should it contain? How can you develop …

14. New OOP features besides classes

14. New OOP features besides classes #<p>Classes (which are explained in the next chapter) are <i>the</i> major new OOP feature in ECMAScript 6. However, it …

Liberal Democrats fined £18,000 for breaching campaign finance rules relating to EU referendum

The Liberal Democrats have been fined £18,000 by the Electoral Commission after the party breached campaign finance rules relating to the EU referendum.<p>The watchdog conducted an investigation into the Lib Dems and found the party failed to submit a complete and accurate spending return.<p>The fine is …

The Bruno Mars Controversy Proves People Don’t Understand Cultural Appropriation

Before we begin any discussion of Bruno Mars and cultural appropriation, we must lay down a few ground rules:<p><b>This will not be a debate about the</b> …

JavaScript hacks for ES6 hipsters

Following the original JavaScript hacks for hipsters, here’s some new goodies. Coding JavaScript in 2018 is actually fun again!<p>Here’s a photo of …

JavaScript Symbols, Generators and Streams

Introduction<p>The <i>Symbol</i> and <i>Generator</i> were added on ES2015 and they use is pretty blurry for some developers. So, in this article, I’ll try to simplify …

JavaScript

The Truth About the 10 Biggest Brexit Myths (of the Moment)

It’s been seven months since the U.K. triggered the two-year countdown to Britain’s exit from the European Union, but the path to Brexit remains …

A map of indigenous Australia before "discovery"/colonisation/invasion

Indigenous Australians

How to get to sleep: eight surprising tricks and tips

Despite sleep being everywhere we all do it and we all talk about the amount of hours we caught last night - none of us seem to get enough of the stuff for ourselves.<p>Adults are recommended to sleep for seven to eight hours every night, and yet almost half of us average under six hours, according to …

Veg Kolhapuri Recipe - Spicy Authetic Maharashtrian Curry with Mixed Vegetables

Dry roast all ingredients listed in masala section above (coconut, dry coriander seeds, dry kashmiri red chilli, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, cinnamon, …

Modern JavaScript Cheatsheet

var and let are about the same, but let declared variables<p>are <i>block scoped</i><br>• are <b>not</b> accessible before they are assigned<br>• can’t be re-declared in the same …

The Coming Software Apocalypse

A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.<p>There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 …

University of California

CodeCorrect finds solutions to common errors in your code

Today at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, one hacker came up with a project that might have come in handy for all the other developers in the room. CodeCorrect was presented as a way to fix errors developers run into while they’re writing code.<p>The project was developed by Pat Needham, a solo …

A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum. As Britain heads to the polls again, is our electoral process still fit for purpose?<p><i>“The connectivity that is the heart of</i> …

Mark Zuckerberg

Two years ago Yanis Varoufakis led Greece’s failed attempt to negotiate with the EU. He explains how the Brussels establishment will do everything to frustrate and outmanoeuvre the British prime minister, using tactics ranging from truth reversal to ‘the Penelope ruse’<p>“It’s yours against mine.” …

Europe

JavaScript: Arrow Functions for Beginners

Last week I published this post on the keyword this for beginners. One of the topics that wasn’t covered in that article was arrow functions. The …

JavaScript: What excites me in 2017

The web disseminates ideas globally, instantly at zero cost. Because JS executes on the Web it has an unfair advantage over every other language. the …

Open Source 3D r/Place VR Visualizer [OC]

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50 perfect plants for a family garden

According to conventional wisdom, children and ornamental gardens are mutually incompatible. If you want the former, you should accept your lot and embrace a plot comprising a desultory patch of worn lawn adorned with plastic play kit. And if you want a pristine garden full of horticultural …

Gardening

It was supposed to be a joyous trip to one of France’s famous gastro palaces – what could possibly go wrong?<p><b>Le Cinq, Four Seasons Hôtel George V, 31 avenue George V, 75008 Paris (00 331 49 52 71 54). Meal for two, including service and modest wine: €600 (£520)</b><p>There is only one thing worse than …

France

Syria chemical 'attack': What we know

<b>More than 80 people were killed in a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in north-western Syria on 4 April.</b><p>Hundreds suffered symptoms consistent with reaction to a nerve agent after what the opposition and Western powers said was a Syrian government air strike on the …

Seymour M. Hersh · The Red Line and the Rat Line: Erdoğan and the Syrian rebels

Obama’s change of mind had its origins at Porton Down, the defence laboratory in Wiltshire. British intelligence had obtained a sample of the sarin …