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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

Learn to Code With The Python Power Coder Bundle

Do something productive these holidays.<p>With a whole lot of awkward family time ahead, the holidays are ideal for picking up a new resume-boosting …

The Best Smartphone Apps For DIY Carpentry [Infographic]

If <i>The Block</i> has taught us anything, it's that you don't need to be an architectural genius to fix up a property. When it comes to assembling …

The Wake-Your-Ass-Up Workout

Kick-start your bod, your mind, your day with one chill (but invigorating) routine.<p>Excuse us for being dramatic, but in the bowels of the morning—when your eyes are heavy, your brain is a big ol' mushball, and the shower feels a million miles away—you need something to wake your ass up. That …

A Single Blood Test For All Cancers? Illumina, Bill Gates And Jeff Bezos Launch Startup To Make It Happen

What if a simple blood test could detect any cancer early, when it was still easy to treat?<p>It sounds like science fiction. But Illumina, the $24 billion (market cap) biotechnology company that has pioneered cheap, efficient sequencing of DNA, says it could be a reality in a few years. It is …

Genetic Engineering

Illustration Course: Advanced Manga Studio Techniques

What You'll Be CreatingManga Studio is a fantastic tool, with many features that can drastically speed up and improve any illustrator’s workflow. In …

Here's How to Start Investing Your Money

Everything you've ever needed to know about the stock market.<p>The stock market can be a smart way to clone your money, but it makes plenty of people break out in hives. A recent Bankrate.com survey showed that only 26 percent of Americans under age 30 own any stock-based investments. Alexa von …

Investing

How to Get "Sex Lines"—in just 6 Moves

<b>How to Get "Sex Lines"—in just 6 Moves</b>"Sex lines"—AKA that abdominal V that every woman lusts over—are one of the hardest areas to sculpt. That …

Workouts

7 Curls for Bigger Biceps

Zack Zeigler for Muscle & FitnessBigger BicepsGet bigger guns with this barrage of bi-blasting moves.

Muscle

The workout to make your forearms pop

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Like your neck, face, and calves, your forearms are another group of muscles—always on …

Build Strong, Athletic Legs with Nothing More Than Your Body and a Chair

Go from chicken legs to beast mode with this 5-exercise bodyweight workout<p>Think you can only build significant size and strength in your legs with heavy weight training?<p>Then you haven’t tried this bodyweight workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an …

The 1% Now Owns Half Of All The Wealth In The Entire World

In the years 2000 to 2007, the richest people on Earth actually saw their proportion of global wealth fall, from 49% to 45%. But since the recession …

Income Inequality

5 Simple and Satisfying Shop Storage Solutions

There is something deeply satisfying about a simple and elegant (and cheap!) solution to an annoying storage problem. There is also something especially gratifying about utilizing normally wasted space, as a number of these racks and holders do. “Working the cube,” a mentor of mine in my youth used …

Woodworking

3 Squats Variations Better Than Your Bad Back Squat

No exercise helps you to quickly accumulate mass and strength like the barbell back squat. It's heads and shoulders above just about every other …

Build an Aquaponic Garden with Arduino

Grow fish, fruits, and veggies together in this compact, automated system. You can even control it via the internet.<p>Lots of creative aquaponics systems are being developed for raising fish and vegetables together in small spaces. Unfortunately — for you and the fish — most of these systems fail to …

Fear the Walking Dead resurrects the zombie genre

In their 1972 book <i>Anti-Oedipus</i>, a mammoth psychoanalytic study of the relationship between desire and reality in capitalist society, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari offered one particularly prophetic diagnosis. "The only modern myth," they write, "is the myth of zombies." The farsighted …

10 artists provoking a pin-up revolution

The Golden Age artists were creating pin-up paintings for calendars shipped over to homesick GIs during World War II, resulting in flirtatious …

The Arts

Rand Paul has a mind-numbingly asinine explanation for income inequality

<b>In this photograph taken Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks during a campaign stop at a sports bar in the Cherry Creek area in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (AP)</b><p>The senator’s take on the wealth gap is about as simple-minded as his …

Rand Paul

Bernie Sanders doesn't follow the money

The Vermont senator has an unorthodox strategy for raising campaign cash: Don't do it.<p>Bernie Sanders has an unusual approach to fundraising: Do as little of it as possible.<p>It’s a point of distinction for the independent senator from Vermont. But it could be a serious limitation to his surging …

6 Reasons to Use Plex to Create Your Own Personal Netflix

Plex is a free software package for your computer that lets you stream your local movie or music files to other devices free of charge.<p>Whether you’re …

TV shows

6 Things Dave Ramsey Says You Should Do With Your Money in 2015

<i>By Christina Lavingia, Editor</i><p>We're nearly halfway through 2015, which means it's time to stop putting off your plans to improve your finances this year. But it's one thing to know you want to fix your financial situation, and another to take action. Where should you start?<p>Here's a suggestion: Dave …

Personal Finance

Elizabeth Warren fires back at Obama … again

The war of wrong continues.<p>Sen. Elizabeth Warren hit back at President Barack Obama in an interview published on Monday, saying she is justified in her criticism of trade negotiations that she believes could undermine the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.<p>The tit-for-tat comes after Obama over the …

20 illustrators to follow on Instagram

It's not just photographers on Instagram who post interesting and intriguing images. The social network is bursting with creative talent from across …

Social Media

The GOP’s demonic alliance: How the religious right & big business are dumbing down America

<b>(AP/Charlie Neibergall/Mark Lennihan/J. Scott Applewhite/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>It’s a tradition as old as the nation itself: The right rejects intellectualism in favor of a perverse religiosity<p>Conor Lynch<p>April 27, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Though presidential hopeful Ted Cruz was apparently a top student …

Harvard Law School

6 Moves for 6-Pack Abs from Personal Trainers

If you want a lean, flaunt-worthy stomach, you need to eat a six-pack friendly diet and perform exercises that not only engage the core, but also …

Workouts