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The Best Deck-Building Board Games

Card games are awash with deck-building mechanics. Here are the best of the best.<p>Board games have been around for thousands of years. So when a …

5 Great Recent Card Games

<i>by Sean J. and Nicole H.</i>Cards games have existed for hundreds of years and the ways that cards are used in games are constantly evolving and …

Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

The best online calendars for groups, families, and households

Calendar apps by themselves are easy to find — throw a dart at the App Store or the Google Play and you’re likely to hit one. The trick is to find a calendar that you can share with other people.<p>Whether you’re a busy family, a professional team, or just a house full of roommates, these calendars …

Apps

Restore old print photos with free software

Get your pictures perfect.<p>When you want to revisit an old digital photo, you can simply scroll through your past social media posts or open your favorite storage app. But what about those physical prints from your film camera days—are they still filling up old albums and boxes in the basement? If …

A Complete List Of Body Weight Exercises

<b>Body weight exercises</b> are one of the best ways to build muscle and develop strength quickly and effectively. Use this list below to learn some of the …

Workouts

The evolution of machine learning

Catherine Dong Contributor<p>Catherine Dong is a summer associate at Bloomberg Beta and will be working at Facebook as a machine learning engineer.<p>Major tech companies have actively reoriented themselves around AI and machine learning: Google is now “AI-first,” Uber has ML running through its veins …

Machine Learning

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

Fitness

MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world

If we ever want future robots to do our bidding, they’ll have to understand the world around them in a complete way—if a robot hears a barking noise, what’s making it? What does a dog look like, and what do dogs need?<p>AI research has typically treated the ability to recognize images, identify …

Artificial Intelligence

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

These Six Delicious Party Appetizers Are Perfect For Your Next Get-Together

You'll def be the life of the party.

BREAKING: Pair of Large Bat-Like Humanoids - Downtown Chicago

Chicago, IL - 2017-05-19: Was out at the breakwater with my best friend and her boyfriend. We were waiting for my boyfriend to finish helping his dad …

How to Find Direction Using the Sun and Stars | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt was taken from</i> FM 21-76: Survival Evasion and Escape<i>, an Army field manual published in 1968.</i><p>Guiding by Sun and …

Google's AI can jam with you on a virtual piano

Playing music is always more fun when you have someone to accompany you. Google’s latest AI experiment aims to fill that gap with a virtual piano that can jam with you, thanks to machine learning, loads of examples from classical music and some pretty decent keyboard chops.<p>All you have to do is …

Check out Tesla's four different glass solar roofs

Can you see the solar panels?<p>Tesla released photographs of four different solar roofs that the company announced earlier today. Instead of adding bulky solar panels to an existing roof, the roofs themselves will be made of textured glass tiles that incorporate photovoltaic cells.<p>The new roofs are …

DataHero Snags $6.1M To Democratize Data Visualization

DataHero, the SaaS company that wants to bring data visualization to non-technical end users, announced $6.1 million in Series A funding today. It also announced a new chief executive and a partnership with Hubspot.<p>The round was led by existing investor Foundry Group. The company also announced it …

Data Visualization

Q: What makes Finnish teachers so special? A: It’s not brains

When my niece was finishing school in Finland, more than anything else she wanted to become a primary teacher. Despite her genuine interest in teaching she failed to get into a teacher education programme at the University of Helsinki. She was smart and bright, yet she was not deemed qualified.<p>This …

Education

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

The Definitive Listing Of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Novels

"Mort" or "Reaper Man"? "Pyramids" or "Small Gods"? WHICH IS THE BEST?<p>• <b>Disclaimer:</b> This list will annoy some people, but it's my list, so there. Also, I haven't included the Tiffany Aching novels and the other young-adult books, or a few other oddments such as <i>The Last Hero</i>. The list was long enough …

The Interstellar Tourist’s Guide to Exoplanets

20 apps and games to download for the new year

APPS<p><b>HERE BETA</b><p><b>Android - FREE</b><p>Looking for an alternative to Google Maps on your Android device? Nokia has made its maps and satnav app available in beta form for free. It’s impressive, whether navigating on foot or by car, particularly offline when reception is low or non-existent.<p><b>PAUSE - CURATED</b> …

Apps

Mother welcomes developers into her creepy connected world

It's often said that "mother knows best," but sometimes, even mothers need council. Alright, so perhaps that's not true for tough, human matriarchs, but it does apply to Mother: the creepy-looking, internet-connected hub that's intended to make your dumb home smarter. You see, Mother communicates …

In 2015, enterprises can better utilize the paradigm-shifting Hadoop

In the coming year, I expect — or hope — that enterprises will realize that Hadoop is not simply a new database, or simply the latest advance in data processing and everyday analytics. Instead, it is a paradigm-shifting development with broad implications for the entire business model.<p>Hadoop is an …