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The Ultimate List of Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>It’s been half a year since I gathered my first list of web-based courses and free eBooks about a …

What's the best work schedule for your age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The moment you may have been dreading is here. Lazy summer days have come to an end, and more structured back-to-work or back-to-school schedules have commenced.<p>But will your new daily schedule be the healthiest for your brain and body?<p>Scientists have long known that you have an internal …

CNN

30 off-the-beaten-path destinations you should travel to in 2017

To celebrate its 30-year anniversary, CheapTickets came up with a list of 30 cities around the US that are bound to become travel favorites in the next several years.<p>From Cocoa Beach, Florida, to Fairbanks, Alaska, here are the places you should visit before all your friends do.

National Parks

Back-to-School Essentials Adults Will Want Too

Who says back-to-school shopping is just for students? With desk and stationery essentials looking so chic these days, many adults want in on the gear too. Do you pack lunch a few times a week? Make it look stylish and swap out whatever tupperware you’re using for a pastel bento box and reusable …

Shopping

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

But if you're looking to truly impress guests at your next backyard barbecue, you'll want to try these steps to the perfect steak, courtesy of chef Wade Wiestling of Mastro's Steakhouse.

BBQ

Viewers guide to the Democratic convention

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday. Then, Bill Clinton took the Democratic National Convention on a 45-minute tour through the former first lady, senator and secretary of state's biography.<p>"In the spring of 1971," he began, "I met a …

Government

What is the Chrome extension and How to build one

Chrome extension are the program which adds new functionality to Chrome browser. It takes little space in the toolbar for instant access.<p>It uses only …

Web Development

Comic Con 2016: the best cosplay and costumes

Live from San Diego Comic-Con 2016<p>Couldn't make it to San Diego Comic-Con this year? Wondering what crazy and amazing cosplayers you missed?<p>Never …

Inside the futuristic campuses tech's fastest-growing companies are building

Tech's cutting-edge companies are not only building products that will shape our future, but they're also building campuses with a vision to match.<p>It's not enough to just have a nice cafeteria or a volleyball court anymore. Today's tech companies strive for architectural showpieces that make a …

Architecture

These 12 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts foreign to her liberal arts background.<p>…

Michelle Obama

The man who cracked the first iPhone reveals how hackers really operate

In a clip that didn't make it on television, George Hotz (aka "geohot") takes host Ben Makuch through the steps necessary for him to gain access to a laptop connected to WiFi.<p>For the purposes of the demo, Hotz placed a laptop in his office, which is connected to his WiFi network. But, he explains, …

Security

The Multiverse For Non-Scientists

When you think about the Universe, most people think about the vastest depths of space, to the limits of what humanity has ever observed, and of everything that ever was or will be. But even with as vast as the Universe is:<p>containing hundreds of billions of galaxies,<br>• each with billions or even …

Dark Matter

Why living in some U.S. cities is literally like living in the Middle Ages

It's easy to forget among the daily din of headline-grabbing tragedies, but historically speaking, we live in a time of unprecedented health, peace and prosperity.<p>Global life expectancy has more than doubled since 1900. The number of people who die in wars has plummeted. The percent of the world's …

Geography

This Magical App Lets You Skip Through Airport Customs For Free

No Global Entry needed. How did we never know about this?!<p>We all know the line at airport customs can be painfully long. And most travelers know they can skip the line by enrolling in the Global Entry program for a $100 application fee.<p>But most of us <i>weren't</i> told that there's an app that lets …

Video: My Conversation With President Obama

Earlier this month, I had the incredible opportunity to sit down for a conversation with President Obama at the White House in the Roosevelt …

Excitement Looms as Astronomers Seek to Uncover the Universe With the James Webb Telescope

Space exploration has been a very exciting subject right from the very beginning, and with the advancement of technology going the way it is, …

Hubble Space Telescope

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Asia Travel

The Mistrust of Science

<i>The following was delivered as the commencement address at the California Institute of Technology, on Friday, June 10th.</i><p>If this place has done its job—and I suspect it has—you’re all scientists now. Sorry, English and history graduates, even you are, too. Science is not a major or a career. It is a …

Public Health

8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

National Parks

Florida Nightclub Massacre Is Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

With at least 50 people killed, the massacre early Sunday morning at an Orlando nightclub is the deadliest single-day mass shooting in the modern history of the United States — by nearly double the previous most deadly incident.<p>Here are America's deadliest mass shootings in modern times:<p>50 killed<p>At …

Adam Lanza

Why You Should Skip Paris and Visit Toulouse Instead

Paris is a classic beauty. She will always shine, lined in charcoal black from the Tour Eiffel to Le Marais, somehow always set in black and white. However, despite the romance of an afternoon espresso to escape Parisian rain, tourists swarming the streets and mind-numbing prices make for a good …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Hiking

Here They Are: The 20 Songs You'll Be Listening to All Summer

Because we aren't just playing the hits at our parties.<p>No one can quite agree on what a song of the summer actually is. Technically, the song of the summer is the most commercially successful track between the months of June and September. For example, the technical winner of 2015 wasn't Taylor …

New Music

Citizen Khan

Behind a Muslim community in northern Wyoming lies one enterprising man—and countless tamales.<p>The first person in Sheridan, Wyoming, to learn that Hot Tamale Louie had been knifed to death was William Henry Harrison, Jr. The news came by telegram, the day after the murder. Harrison was the son of a …

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

Seven People Dancing

November. Cold outside. It was warm inside, and the big combination played twelve wonderful records without stopping. Seven people were dancing, three couples and Marcel. Midnight.<p>It was Marcel’s apartment, and he was a fairy. Nobody else was unusual in that regard. But Marcel was a fairy and he …

Dancing

Liz West sets psychedelic light show in a church - CNN Style

Written by Tomo Taka, The Spaces<p>This article was originally published by The Spaces, a digital publication exploring new ways to live and work.<p>A former church in the English town of Scunthorpe has been set aglow in a kaleidoscope of colors.<p>Artist Liz West has installed more than 700 lily pad-like …

Modern Art

These 17 panoramas and GIFs show the first moon landing in unbelievable detail

A few of these images are more famous than others, like the one of Aldrin with Armstrong reflected in his visor, and the one of Aldrin looking at the American flag.<p>But people at NASA and contributors to the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal have painstakingly uploaded every single one of the photos from …

Space Science