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30 years of .com

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a bit of video that goes around the Internet every so often, showing a couple of clueless 1990s television hosts trying to decipher the mysteries of the Internet.<p>"What is Internet, anyway?" NBC "Today" show host Bryant Gumbel asks in the 1994 clip after stumbling through an email …

Dot-com

A new Sherlock Holmes mystery: is 1,300-word yarn a lost Conan Doyle?

A mystery that might have intrigued the great detective himself has unfolded in Scotland with the discovery of a previously unknown Sherlock Holmes story. Is it or is it not by Arthur Conan Doyle?<p>The unsigned, 1,300-word yarn is part of a pamphlet printed in 1903 to raise money to restore a bridge …

Literature

Sea snail teeth may be the key to super-light race cars

It's increasingly common to find supercars, laptops and other gadgets clad in strong-yet-light carbon fiber, but scientists may have a better (if decidedly stranger) solution: sea snail teeth. The University of Portsmouth has determined that a fibrous mineral structure found in limpet teeth is so …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Duolingo app now certifies English language proficiency

The popular and acclaimed free language learning platform Duolingo has just launched a new app that allows you to certify your English proficiency …

List of freely available Programming Books

<b>You may also like to see:</b><p><b>Design Patterns : Singleton Pattern</b>• <b><br>Design Patterns : Decorator Design Pattern - Decorating Objects</b><p>Here I listed freely …

The Programmer’s Price

Want to hire a coding superstar? Call the agent.<p>Not long ago, Stephen Bradley, a New York tech entrepreneur, was looking to expand his company, AuthorBee, which aggregates tweets and Instagram posts and puts them together in story form. Instead of following people, readers can follow their …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

'Ebola is man-made', and other crazy conspiracy theories

Is Obama behind the Ebola outbreak? Are planes poisoning us? Is Lady Gaga part of an evil Illuminati plot? The five conspiracy theories you won't believe people believe<p><b>The best conspiracy theories are</b> like enchanting mazes of logic whose thresholds, once crossed, are hard to return from. As …

FAA

Choosing the Right Programming Language for Your Startup

If you ever want to be the center of controversy in a room packed with developers, declare that one programming language is better than another. …

The end of apps as we know them

The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need …

Apps

PencilCase reimagines HyperCard to let non-developers create native iOS apps

Robots & Pencils, a company that has up until now been making mobile apps for others, is launching a new platform for Mac that it says reimagines Apple’s HyperCard and allows non-developers to create & publish native iOS apps. Dubbed ‘PencilCase,’ users can create native apps with a drag and drop …

What film props would you most like to own?

David Hasselhoff is auctioning off a huge hoard of personal memorabilia – including a 13 foot long replica of himself, as used in the Spongebob Squarepants movie, and a replica of KITT from Knightrider.<br>The starting price for the car is $15,000, while bids for the gigantic Hasselhoff effigy start at …