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How Well Do You Know CSS Layout? | CSS-Tricks
The difference between a CSS good experience and a long frustrating one is oftentimes a matter of a few small details. CSS is indeed nuanced. One of the most…
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3 days ago
After GDPR, The New York Times cut off ad exchanges in Europe - and kept growing ad revenue - Digiday
When the General Data Protection Regulation arrived last year, The New York Times didn’t take any chances. The publisher blocked all open-exchange ad buying on…
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4 days ago
A philosophy professor argues kids should use more technology, not less
If you’re a parent, you’ve probably despaired more than once at the sight of your kid indelibly glued to their smartphone. Philosophy professor Jordan Shapiro…
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4 days ago
The Shady Link Between Sunscreen and Your Health
Still, Weller kept finding evidence that didn’t fit the official story. Some of the best came from Pelle Lindqvist, a senior research fellow in obstetrics and…
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6 days ago
Is Marijuana as Safe as We Think?
Legalization invites debate about how the drug will be dosed and marketed. Illustration by Javier Jaén A few years ago, the National Academy of Medicine…
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7 days ago
GoDaddy is sneakily injecting JavaScript into your website and how to stop it | Igor Kromin
I recently started having issues with the admin interface of a website I run and decided to check the browser console to see if any errors were being displayed…
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7 days ago
Using spaced repetition systems to see through a piece of mathematics
By Michael Nielsen , January 2019 What does it mean to understand a piece of mathematics? Naively, weperhaps think of this in relatively black and white terms:…
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8 days ago
Want Lewis or Rowling-like worlds but more nightmarish? Snag In an Absent Dream
Warning : Mild spoilers ahead. Tor Publishing If you're looking for a grittier, dream-edging-on-nightmare version of a world created by C.S. Lewis or J.K.…
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10 days ago
Kaffe - lyxiga knep för enkel variation | ICA Buffé
Kaffe - en av världens mest älskade drycker. Värd att variera på fler sätt än med eller utan socker. Tillsammans med kaffeproffsen på Lavazza tipsar vi om 5…
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11 days ago
Recept: Kaffe Tonic
Har du inte testat en av sommarens absolut godaste kaffedrinkar så har du missat nåt. Misströsta inte utan följ det här receptet, med eller utan alkohol, så ska…
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11 days ago
Recept: Kaffe Tonic - härlig kaffedrink med balanserad bitterhet | Skitgott
Sommaren 2016 svängde jag förbi Koppi på studiebesök. Väl där beställde jag mig en Cappucino, men samtidigt noterade jag något som kom ut i E-kolvar, vadan…
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11 days ago
Is Espresso & Tonic a Match Made in Heaven or Hell?
A coppery-coloured espresso suspended over a transparent, bubbly bed of tonic water—it’s easy to see the appeal. Stumptown Coffee, one of the pioneers of the…
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11 days ago
Here's What Happened When an Alaskan City Took Fluoride Out of Their Drinking Water
Despite what dentists keep telling us about the protective effects of fluoride on people's teeth, virulent myths insisting otherwise somehow manage to persist.…
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13 days ago
Technology, Ranked
Firsts Firsts This week we're taking a look at first things, early things, and—for better or worse—things that are #1. Prev Next View All The world is filled…
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17 days ago
One Giant Step for a Chess-Playing Machine
Essay The stunning success of AlphaZero, a deep-learning algorithm, heralds a new age of insight — one that, for humans, may not last long. Televisions…
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21 days ago
Why You Should Teach Your Kids To Swear, According To Science
Scientific research that seems to support the idea that swearing is inherently good certainly seems to appeal to the masses. It’s unclear why, but perhaps…
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22 days ago
I Used to Write for Sports Illustrated. Now I Deliver Packages for Amazon.
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters Holiday parties were right around the corner, and I needed a cover story. I didn’t feel like admitting to casual acquaintances, or even…
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22 days ago
Dirty dealing in the $175 billion Amazon Marketplace
Last August, Zac Plansky woke to find that the rifle scopes he was selling on Amazon had received 16 five-star reviews overnight. Usually, that would be a good…
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29 days ago
The Yoda of Silicon Valley
Donald Knuth at his home in Stanford, Calif. He is a notorious perfectionist and has offered to pay a reward to anyone who finds a mistake in any of his books.…
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4 weeks ago
How Doug Engelbart Pulled off the Mother of All Demos
Doug Engelbart was the first to actually build a computer that might seem familiar to us, today. He came to Silicon Valley after a stint in the Navyas a radar…
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6 weeks ago
Seven tough lessons from ten years in bootstrapped business
Seven tough lessons from ten years in bootstrapped business Posted: December 1, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Business , Life , Tech | When I entered the…
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6 weeks ago
For thousands of years, humans slept in two shifts. Should we do it again?
She was wide awake and it was nearly two in the morning. When asked if everything was alright, she said, “Yes.” Asked why she couldn’t get to sleep she said, “I…
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7 weeks ago
The Best Way To Save People From Suicide
It was still dark outside when Amanda woke up to the sound of her alarm, got out of bed and decided to kill herself. She wasn’t going to do it then, not at 5:30…
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7 weeks ago
How a future Trump Cabinet member gave a serial sex abuser the deal of a lifetime
Loaded : 0% Progress : 0% Current Time 0:00 / Duration 12:19 Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window. Text Color Transparency…
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7 weeks ago
We’ve Been Told We’re Living in a Post-Truth Age. Don’t Believe It.
Jan 03, 2018 Cover Story I. Ten years ago last fall, Washington Post science writer Shankar Vedantam published an alarming scoop: The truth was useless. His…
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7 weeks ago
Ricky Jay’s Magical Secrets
Ricky Jay photographed by Richard Avedon in New York City, March 4, 1993. The playwright David Mamet and the theatre director Gregory Mosher affirm that some…
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8 weeks ago
How Did Larry Nassar Deceive So Many for So Long?
Photo: A still from a promotional video Nassar produced. Larissa Boyce was 10 when her coach, John Geddert, forced her legs into a split so hard she cried. He…
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10 weeks ago
How Trump changed everything for The Onion
The comedy website has had to develop new strategies and new characters for a president who often defies satire. As The Onion tries to find its footing in the…
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may 2018
5 Key Elements of a One-Page Website
One-page sites are becoming popular in 2018, mainly due to the rise in mobile device browsing and the subsequent need for short, impactful information. They’re…
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may 2018
The Physiological Benefits of Swimming
A study was recently conducted by Swim England on the health and wellbeing benefits of swimming. You can read the executive summary of the study here and the…
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may 2018
A New Look Inside Theranos’ Dysfunctional Corporate Culture
Alan Beam was sitting in his office reviewing lab reports when Theranos CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes poked her head in and asked him to follow her. She…
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may 2018
John Byrd's answer to What is the most sophisticated piece of software/code ever written? - Quora
Buckle in. The most sophisticated software in history was written by a team of people whose names we do not know. It’s a computer worm. The worm was written,…
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may 2018
Yakitori Recipe 焼き鳥 • Just One Cookbook
Marinade in a savory sweet sauce, these chicken and scallion skewers (Negima) are hard to resist! You’d love this simple yakitori recipe. It’s great for…
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may 2018
How North Korean hackers became the world’s greatest bank robbers
The Reconnaissance General Bureau, North Korea’s equivalent to the CIA, has trained up the world’s greatest bank-robbing crews. In just the past few years, RGB…
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may 2018
Jordan Peterson, Custodian of the Patriarchy
Credit Mark Sommerfeld for The New York Times By May 18, 2018 TORONTO — Jordan Peterson fills huge lecture halls and tells his audiences there’s no shame in…
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may 2018
He was dying. Antibiotics weren't working. Then doctors tried a forgotten treatment.
Looking for news you can trust? Subscribe to our free newsletters. Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep…
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may 2018
Building the next great coffee company from the grounds up
Coffee roaster Tony Konecny, better known by his nickname Tonx, had his first run at a mail-order, subscription-based coffee service play out in a way most…
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may 2018
Recipe: Bibimbap Tacos
(Image credit: Alice Choi ) Inspired by one of my favorite Korean dishes, these bibimbap tacos are insanely delicious! If you've had bibimbap before and enjoyed…
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may 2018
Basic Security Guide (Tech Solidarity)
Basic security precautions for non-profits and journalists in the United States, mid-2017. Don't: Don't send any sensitive information by email. Don't store…
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may 2018
Some Thoughts on Google Photos vs Apple Photos
In my social circles — admittedly a very tech-centric community — it is hard to find anyone who has told me that they love Apple Photos. Usual refrain tends to…
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may 2018
GDPR will pop the adtech bubble
In investor Michael Burry says “One hallmark of mania is the rapid rise in the incidence and complexity of fraud.” (Burry shorted the mania- and fraud-filled…
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may 2018
Young Swimmers May Have to Wait to Dress Like Katie Ledecky
PACIFICA, Calif. — Some swimmers at a meet here this year stood atop the racing blocks in high-tech, shoulder-to-knee suits like those worn by Olympians. The…
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may 2018
The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code
Horse racing is something like a religion in Hong Kong, whose citizens bet more than anyone else on Earth. Their cathedral is Happy Valley Racecourse, whose…
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may 2018
I’m Autistic, And Believe Me, It’s A Lot Better Than Measles
Vaccines don’t cause autism. But even if they did, is being like me really a fate worse than death? The autistic brain is not particularly good at understanding…
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may 2018
How to Avoid Burnout in Youth Sports
Few would dispute the value to children of participating in sports, organized or otherwise. Being physically active and engaged in friendly competition is…
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may 2018
‘I had to guard an empty room’: the rise of the pointless job
Shoot me now: does your job do anyone any good?Illustration: Igor Bastidas O ne day, the wall shelves in my office collapsed. This left books scattered all over…
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may 2018
The Man Who Cracked the Lottery
Illustration by Francesco Francavilla The file landed on Rob Sand’s desk with something less than a thud. Despite holding the contents of an investigation still…
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may 2018
How to manually verify copied files in OS X
When you copy files from one location to another in OS X, the system should run a number of checks to validate the data and ensure that it was copied correctly;…
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may 2018
mermaid · GitBook
Generation of diagrams and flowcharts from text in a similar manner as markdown. Ever wanted to simplify documentation and avoid heavy tools like Visio when…
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may 2018
Kirkville - Luminar 2018 First Impressions from a Non-Power User
I enjoy taking photos, and write about photos and cameras a bit (see some of my photos and my articles about cameras, photo tools, etc., here ). I don’t do too…
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may 2018
Can This New Encryption Method Finally Crack the Crypto War?
On December 2, 2015, a man named Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, opened fire on employees of the Department of Public Health in San Bernardino,…
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april 2018
Japan’s Rent-a-Family Industry
The head of one rental-relative company described the service as “human affection expressed through the form of the family.” Illustration by Javier Jaén Two…
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april 2018
How MSG Got A Bad Rap: Flawed Science And Xenophobia
As a college student in New York City, I marveled that the city let me eat poached eggs with halloumi cheese and Moroccan spiced pita for breakfast, a…
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april 2018
10 Myths About the European GDPR Your Company Should Know
This is the first in a four-part series of posts about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and how it will force European businesses to develop their…
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april 2018
Teller Reveals His Secrets
In the last half decade, magic—normally deemed entertainment fit only for children and tourists in Las Vegas—has become shockingly respectable in the scientific…
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april 2018
Opinion | Why Men Quit and Women Don’t
Opinion This year’s Boston Marathon, with its horizontal rain and freezing temperatures , wasn’t just an ordeal unfolding amid some of the worst weather in…
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april 2018
For Everyone - PagerDuty Security Training
Security Training for Everyone This is an open-source version of "Security Training for Everyone", PagerDuty's internal employee security training, given to all…
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april 2018
Getting started with continuous integration and WordPress | The Man in the Arena
I gave an introduction to continuous integration with WordPress at WordCamp San Diego 2018 . This is the companion article that I wrote for it. If you’re just…
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april 2018
Beyond Open Offices: The New Fog Creek Headquarters
Putting employees first is always at the heart of how we create great places to work. The new Fog Creek Software office is meant for our staff to do their best…
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april 2018
Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 - Learn the entire JavaScript, CSS and HTML development practice!
Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 Written by Cody Lindley Sponsored by Frontend Masters , advancing your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering…
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april 2018
In Conquering the Sea, Singapore Erases Its History — Failed Architecture
Ten years ago, the Marina Bay Sands was a construction site of gaping excavations and rising dunes of dirt. Thirty years before that, it was not quite sea, not…
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april 2018
Japanese beef stew is umami-rich and deeply magical
Photo: Marser (Getty Images), Kevin Pang Umami Issues is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as…
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april 2018
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Dane @ DaneElwell Apr 9 Replying to @joelevard @orbitbooks As a hater of fluttery things, I would have screamed. View conversation · Joel Cunningham @ joelevard…
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april 2018
Remote Teams – rebecca – Medium
I was recently tagged into a conversation on Twitter. The thread started with this summary of findings about open plan offices: In response, @chrisbiscardi…
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april 2018
How “Isle of Dogs” is a Metaphor for Japanese Politics
The American reaction to Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs has been one of enchanted confusion, along with concerns over cultural appropriation. While many American…
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april 2018
How to keep your ISP’s nose out of your browser history with encrypted DNS
Enlarge / Google and Cloudflare seem to be on the same page with the future of encrypted DNS. Aurich / Thinkstock DNS over HTTPS: DoH! Google and Cloudflare…
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april 2018
David Reich: ‘Neanderthals were perhaps capable of many modern human behaviours’
David Reich: ‘We don’t have the comfort of standing on the shoulders of others. We are the first.’Photograph: Kayana Szymczak/NYT/eyevine F or David Reich ,…
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april 2018
All the Trees Will Die, and Then So Will You
The polyphagous shot hole borer , a brown-black beetle from southeast Asia, never gets bigger than a tenth of an inch. It breeds inside trees; pregnant females…
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april 2018
What About “The Breakfast Club”?
It’s hard for me to understand how John Hughes (in glasses) was able to write with so much sensitivity, and also have such a glaring blind spot. Photograph from…
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april 2018
Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study
iStock A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery, according to a new study…
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april 2018
Be careful what you copy: Invisibly inserting usernames into text with Zero-Width Characters
Don’t want to read? Try the demo Zero-width characters are invisible, ‘non-printing’ characters that are not displayed by the majority of applications. F​or…
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april 2018
Donald Trump hates Amazon because his rich friends hate Amazon
by Mark Sumner 103 Please log in or sign up to continue. According to an article at Axios , Donald Trump is “obsessed” with Amazon, and for a very clear reason.…
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march 2018
The Mind-Expanding Ideas of Andy Clark
Clark says that our minds extend out into the world, incorporating tools and other minds in order to think. Photo-Illustration by Alma Haser Subscriber? Create…
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march 2018
At the Heart of a Vast Doping Network, an Alias
On Aug. 25, 2015, a Swiss postal inspector reached into the river of 300,000 parcels that pour into that nation every day and, for a routine inspection, plucked…
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march 2018
Malcolm Gladwell and elite runner Alex Hutchinson explore the benefits of enduring pain
Malcolm Gladwell, known for his deep inquiries into how science impacts our day-to-day lives, recently sat down with Alex Hutchinson, a former physicist and…
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march 2018
How Prosecutors Punish Undeserving People With Plea Deals
Obinna Nwankpa was a violent man. Specifically, he was violent toward women. In 2011, he was convicted of domestic violence in Illinois. In December 2014,…
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march 2018
How the $100 Million 'NYPD Blue' Creator Gambled Away His Fortune
David Milch, the storied mind also behind 'Deadwood,' changed television. Now, according to a lawsuit, the racetrack regular has lost his homes, owes the IRS…
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march 2018
The Life of the Skin-Hungry: Can You Go Crazy from a Lack Of Touch?
In Peter Collins' short film , Fly in the Ointment , he narrates yearning for human touch—his wife's caress—while a fly flickers monochromatically in a lidded…
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march 2018
Styling Empty Cells With Generated Content And CSS Grid Layout
A common Grid Layout gotcha is when a newcomer to the layout method wonders how to style a grid cell which doesn’t contain any content. In the current Level 1…
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march 2018
Perfect Caramelized Onions
A building block to good flavor and the foundation of many stews and sauces involves caramelizing onions. It’s not difficult to do, but it does require a bit of…
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march 2018
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