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10 common security gotchas in Python and how to avoid them

Writing secure code is hard. When you learn a language, a module or a framework, you learn how it <b>supposed to be used</b>. When thinking about security, …

It's going to be a hot one - Niwa

Sticky, hot weather is on the cards this summer - which means more people will be flocking to the beach.<p>The National Institute of Water and …

The 'big dry': Soaring temperatures expected

Cromwell has hit its hottest spring temperature on record today, a sweltering 33.3 degrees, and the summer temperatures continue through the …

Slice of Heaven - Choices

It’s obvious that immigration has changed New Zealand in the past. But how will it change us in the future? In the final episode of Slice of Heaven, …

Economics

The real reason you can’t focus at work

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

DIY: 5 All-Natural Insect Traps and Deterrents You Can Make at Home

Summertime brings a wealth of fun to the world, doesn’t it? The days are long and warm, flowers perfume the air with their luscious scents, and …

Piketty nutzt Honoré de Balzac, um Renten und Erbschaften zu erklären

Pikettys Werk ist, gemessen an anderen ökonomischen Fachbüchern, leicht zu lesen. Es ist in kurze Kapitel gegliedert, die aufeinander aufbauen und …

Karl Marx

Why The Digital Revolution Is Really Just Getting Started

Has digital technology really made us better off? While there are lots of impressive gadgets, the impact on our actual well-being is surprisingly mild. In fact, by many measures, we’ve become worse off since personal computing took hold.<p>Productivity growth since 1980 has been significantly lower …

On Ukraine, Obama's Munich Moment

Last Friday, Vladimir Putin called Barack Obama to discuss Ukraine, although what was said is different from what was heard. Analyzing the …

Barely Legal: 30 Nearly Pornographic Mainstream Films

‘I Am Curious (Yellow)’ (1967)<p>It wasn't just the pubic hair on display that got Vilgot Sjoman's political screed-cum-melodrama seized at customs when …

The 'Brain App' That's Better Than Spritz

We all have so much to read these days. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could read it <i>faster</i>? The possibility that this fond wish could actually be granted …

How To Make Friends Easily And Strengthen The Friendships You Have

<b>Friendship is a good thing. That’s hardly front-page news — but somehow we all forget how important it is.</b><p>We take friends for granted. As we raise …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

Articles about 5 small and narrow modern houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>As we finish planning our Small Spaces issue for next year, I was interested to find coverage [via Dezeen] of an exhibition...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …

Outdoors

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Outdoors

Articles about 6 small kitchens big style on Dwell.com - Dwell

The exhibition "Small Scale, Big Change" opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this Sunday.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and …

Kitchens

Flying Possum To The Rescue: A Smarter Tarp Saves Lives

How one small marsupial inspired an omnivorous designer’s glide into international disaster relief.<p>Greg McEvilly was watching news coverage of the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 when he got the idea to design the Glider–a rainwater-catching tarp that mimics the sleek form of a sugar glider (a possum) …

12 Reasons to Stop Multitasking

We all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner. In today's society, doing just one …

Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in Maine is Completely Self-Sustaining

A project 30 years in the making, this tiny off-grid retreat on a coastal island in Maine is almost entirely self-sufficient. Designed and built by …

First-Time Dutch Home Buyers Can Build Their Own IbbN Flat-Packed Prefab Houses for Under $150k

First time home buyers in Nijmegen, The Netherlands now have the opportunity to build their very own affordable home. A program called 'Ik bouw …

Prefab Homes

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Many people mistake tiny homes for delicate structures that provide a minimal amount of space for simple living....<p>Good news for mountain gorillas: …

Green Design