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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

The 7 Ways Dads Change Their Kids (For Better and Worse)

Everything you do as a father will impact your children. Here are some of the highlights.<p>Dads matter. Children of involved fathers are less likely to …

Parenting

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Quantum Mechanics

All The Best Albums Of 2017, Ranked

2017 was a difficult year for a lot of people. If it wasn’t tough for you, it was probably tough for someone you care about, someone you love. It’s during a year like this one that the power and pleasure of a stronghold like music reveals itself with more clarity than usual. So in an effort to …

Albums

Gluten May Not Be the Ingredient in Wheat That's Making You Sick

Celiac disease affects only an estimated 1 percent of Americans, but more people than ever before are eschewing wheat and other grains that contain …

Nutrition

Entertain (And Exhaust) Energetic Toddlers By Playing “Jump The River”

Add it to your birthday party game list, ASAP.<p>Jump the River is an elimination game where kids take turns jumping over an imaginary river until only …

Kids

The end of the cloud is coming

We’re facing the end of the cloud. It’s a bold statement, I know, and maybe it even sounds a little mad. But bear with me.<p>The conventional wisdom about running server applications, be it web apps or mobile app backends, is that the future is in the cloud. Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are adding …

Blockchain

Seven Serene Japanese Gardens to Visit

A new Phaidon-published tome explores the storied history of horticulture in Japan<p>Sophie Walker, not content with simply being known as the young …

Japan

The Mystery of Mary Trump

Donald Trump reveres his father but almost never talks about his mother. Why not?<p><b>When Donald Trump moved into the Oval Office</b> in January, he placed on the table behind the Resolute Desk a single family photo—of Fred Trump, his father. Sometime in the spring, White House communications director Hope …

Donald Trump

New code offers a 100-fold speed increase

Avoiding Zero Entries<p>We live in the age of big data, but most of that data is “sparse.” Imagine, for instance, a massive table that mapped all of …

The Genius of Paul McCartney’s Bass Playing in 7 Isolated Tracks

In many a musical situation, one can communicate an entire playing style in a name. When it comes to the bass—in pop music, at least—one of the …

Guitar

I just coded my first AI algorithm, and oh boy, it felt good

I am no programmer, coder, or mathematician. I was required to take one computer-science class in college, and I barely passed—and that was over 20 years ago. Yet here I found myself, in my forties, sitting on my porch with my new best friends Python and Numpy, voluntarily trying to build my first …

Deep Learning

I'm a financial planner who sees even rich clients struggle with money — here's the advice I give them all

Some of our brightest, most affluent clients struggle with paying bills. It's not that they don't have enough money. It's that they don't have a workable system and sometimes miss a payment or have to dip into savings for a big bill.<p>We've investigated a number of systems from budgeting apps to …

Understanding Manual Mode of a DSLR Camera

One of the scariest things for every new photographer is the moment when you pick up your new DSLR camera and turn it to manual mode.It is safe to …

Shutter Speed

Music theory primer: understanding notes, intervals, scales and chords

<b>There can be little doubt that understanding how music works can help you to make better music; or, at the very least, make things easier when you’re</b> …

Electric Guitar

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

17 Non-Apple Mac Tools Every User Needs to Have

• Home<br>• Mac<br>• macOS<br>• News<br>• Review<br>• 17 Non-Apple Mac Tools Every User Needs to Have<p>Staff - Jul 11, 2017<p>Mac has long been touted as one of the best operating …

Software

Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor': Anatomy of a Rollout

"They're a small band that's punching above their weight," says manager Scott Rodger, who, along with publicist Steve Martin and radio whiz Karen …