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  • Minecraft Creator Buys Beverly Hills Home For $70 Million
    Markus Persson, the Swedish creator of the video game Minecraft, bought an eight-bedroom, 15-bath Beverly Hills, California, mansion for $70 million.
    - 1 uur geleden 19 Dec 14, 7:57am -
  • Salad Inc.
    Can plant factories save us from climate change?
    - 2 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 7:09am -
  • Paramount Cancels ‘Team America’ Showings, Theaters Say
    Forget those plans by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and other theaters to run "Team America: World Police" in place of The Interview
    - 3 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 6:21am -
  • Plotting Plot Arcs Using Data
    It's interesting to look, as I did at my last post, at the plot structure of typical episodes of a TV show as derived through topic models. But while it may help in understanding individual TV shows, the method also shows some promise on a more amb…
    - 4 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 5:33am -
  • The FBI Is Investigating GamerGate
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation just confirmed it has an open case related to GamerGate, the online movement that gave rise to sexist attacks and even death threats to women in the gaming community.
    - 5 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 4:45am -
  • Uber Suspends Portland Operations In Deal With City Regulators
    Uber, the popular ride-hailing service, regularly spars with regulators. But on Thursday, the company seems to have found common ground with lawmakers in at least one city.
    - 6 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 3:47am -
  • Bots Now Outnumber Humans On The Web
    Everyone knows the story of how the world wide web made the internet accessible for everyone, but a lesser known story of the Internet’s evolution is how automated code — aka bots — came to quietly take it over.
    - 6 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 3:47am -
  • George Clooney Explains Why Sony Stood Alone In North Korean Hack
    The most powerful people in Hollywood were so fearful to place themselves in the cross hairs of hackers that they all refused to sign a simple petition of support that Clooney circulated to the top people in film, TV, records and other areas. Here, C…
    - 6 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 3:47am -
  • Dollar Guilt In The Land Of The Collapsing Ruble
    I’m paid in dollars, but I live in Russia, where the currency is currently collapsing; as the ruble loses value, I effectively get a raise. This week alone, at the time of this writing, my salary’s worth has increased by 20%.
    - 6 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 3:47am -
  • How Much Your Inbox Is Worth To Cybercriminals
    The true value of your email account to crooks is not merely in its ability to pump spam or even forward malicious software and viruses to your entire contact list. Depending on what you do with your account and how long you've had it, your inbox cou…
    - 7 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 2:43am -



  • Most Popular iPhone Downloads and Posts of 2014
    The iPhone saw all kinds of big news this year, from the release of iOS 8, to jailbreak apps and tweaks. Let's take a look back on the year's best posts.Read more...
    - 8 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 1:00am -
  • The U.S. Airlines That Have the Most Luggage Mishaps
    There were over 1.6 million cases of mishandled baggage reported in the first nine months of this year alone. That's a lot of missing, damaged, delayed, or pilfered luggage. Here are the US airlines that have luggage mishaps the most often.Read more…
    - 9 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • "The Way a Person Does One Thing Is the Way They Do Everything"
    There's something that is far more important than reaching one of your goals: the process that leads you there. If you're going to do something—no matter what it is—do it to the best of your ability.Read more...
    - 10 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 11:00pm -
  • Help Yourself Remember Someone's Name by Introducing Them to Others
    Remembering people's names when you've just met them is tough , but it's one of the most important parts of networking. If you're in an environment where you know others, introducing the person you just met can help you solidify their name.Read more…
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 10:30pm -
  • Gawker Now U.S.
    Gawker Now U.S. Theaters Can't Even Show Team America: World Police | io9 Archaeologist Finds Artifacts Possibly Linked To Kings David And Solomon | Jalopnik Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda | Kotaku Ask Dr. Ne…
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 10:16pm -
  • What to Do When You're Stuck at Life's Loading Screens
    Sometimes life is like a video game, and you reach a point where it seems like there's nothing to do but wait. Maybe you're in between jobs or are being held back by something beyond your control, but you can always take this time to level up, help…
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • Glimpse Stuffs Your Favorite Sites Into the Notification Center
    iOS: If you incessantly check one or two web sites, then loading up Safari each time is a bit cumbersome. Glimpse lets you put any web page you want right in Notification Center. Read more...
    - 12 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • You Might Be Blowing Your Nose Too Hard
    One of the worst parts of a cold is the incessant nose blowing. After a while, you might even start angrily blowing your nose as hard as you can to get all that mucus out of your system. The Wall Street Journal points out this is actually a terrible…
    - 12 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 9:00pm -
  • Duet Display Mirrors Your Mac's Screen on Your iPad without Lag
    iOS/Mac: We've seen plenty of options for display mirroring between a Mac and an iPad , but they tend to be laggy because they work over Wi-Fi. Duet Display fixes that problem by only working over a wired connection.Read more...
    - 13 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 8:30pm -
  • Brayola Finds the Perfect Bras Based on Your Favorite Bra
    Bra shopping is such a challenge that when you find a bra that actually fits well , you have to hold onto it for dear life. Brayola aims to end that torture by showing you bras that match your current bras' style and size.Read more...
    - 13 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 8:01pm -

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  • Integrity For Sale: Sword and Laser Podcast
    This week we almost wrap up The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, discuss the intricacies of eBook DRM and try to decide just how high a price our integrity would fetch. Read the rest
    - 8 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 1:18am -
  • Report: U.S. planning “proportional response” to Sony hack, blamed on North Korea
    If we go to war over this thing, that does it: I'm really going to dislike Seth Rogen. Read the rest
    - 9 uren geleden 19 Dec 14, 12:06am -
  • Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection
    The beautiful packaging for Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection isn't the only wonderful thing about this box set. Read the rest
    - 10 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 11:50pm -
  • Things you do that really piss me off
    Available at knockknockstuff.com [via thisisnthappiness.com]
    - 10 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 11:37pm -
  • Pulp Nintendo
    A series of Nintendo-themed pulp fiction covers by Ástor Alexander, an artist based in San Diego, CA. Read the rest
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 10:48pm -
  • Report: Google building new Android OS for use in cars, with no smartphone required
    Reuters reports that Google is developing a version of Android “that would be built directly into cars” to allow drivers to use the Internet without having to use a smartphone as an intermediary device. Read the rest
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 10:35pm -
  • Watch a candy maker make candy canes by hand
    Oddly soothing, amid the chaos of this holiday season. (more…)
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 10:09pm -
  • Mars burps methane. Scientists want to know why.
    Nasa's Curiosity rover found methane at about 1 part per billion in the atmosphere of Mars. That's 4,000 times less than in the air on our own planet. Gotta be all the farts. Photograph: Nasa/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/EPANASA scientists reported results f…
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 10:02pm -
  • Why is Arctic ice melting so fast?
    Right now, it's cold in the Arctic. Days are dark, and ice grows to cover the dark sea. Come summer, lengthening days and warming temperatures will reverse that process. Read the rest
    - 11 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 9:57pm -
  • Secret languages of twins
    "Cryptophasia" is the term for the secret languages that apparently 40 percent of identical twins develop. Nautilus investigates:The most famous example of cryptophasia is identical twins Ginny and Grace Kennedy from California. Read the rest
    - 12 uren geleden 18 Dec 14, 9:50pm -


  • WP Theme: Fashion Forward for Magazines
    Built with creativity and minimalist approach, the theme is perfect for fashion magazines, beauty & fashion portals, celebrity websites, fashion bloggers Magazine3 Key Features of Fashion Forward WordPress Theme Responsive design Global Color Scheme…
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  • Understanding the nuts and bolts of WordPress Theme development standards
    Ever since WordPress came into existence, there have been continuous discussions regarding WordPress theme development and the varied options available to developers for building eye-catchy and fully-functional WordPress themes. Well, there’s actua…
    - 32 dagen geleden 17 Nov 14, 5:15am -
  • WP Theme: Journee for Magazines
    Flexible enough for both short and long posts and is perfect for a journal blog, or even a news magazine Tokokoo Key Features of Journee WordPress Theme Responsive design 4 custom headers 10 single post layouts Multiple magazine/blog layouts for home…
    - 43 dagen geleden 6 Nov 14, 1:00pm -
  • WP Theme: Downtown for Restaurants
    Best for food, recipe, cuisine website, bar, restaurant related websites TeslaThemes Key Features of Downtown WordPress Theme Responsive design Revolution Slider with awesome transitions effects & animations Reservations form Custom posts (Services,…
    - 44 dagen geleden 5 Nov 14, 1:00pm -
  • WP Theme: Elegant for Blogging
    Removes all the the fancy animations and graphic effects, and instead focuses more on your content. Crafted with minimal design and great attention to typography. Themify Key Features of Elegant WordPress Theme 7 color schemes Drag and Drop Builder f…
    - 51 dagen geleden 29 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Theme Update: iPin Pro v2.0
    iPin Pro has been given a major revamp aesthetically. Version 2.0 now has a modern flat design and better responsive support for mobile devices. New features for iPin Pro: WordPress Pinterest Clone Theme Bootstrap 3.2 Fontawesome 4.2 User profile cov…
    - 53 dagen geleden 27 Oct 14, 12:30am -
  • WP Theme: Luxury for Ecommerce
    A stylish eCommerce theme targeted at high-end online premium stores Templatic Key Features of Luxury WordPress Theme WooCommerce ready Responsive design Advanced search and filters Easy store management Tax and shipping options One page checkout Rep…
    - 60 dagen geleden 20 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • WP Theme: emaxStore for Ecommerce
    Comes with various options that will not only increase your sales but will also make your customers (and Google) happy by loading a lot faster than any other WooCommerce themes in the market. My Theme Shop Key Features of emaxStore Fully WooCommerce…
    - 88 dagen geleden 22 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • WP Theme: Taskerr – TaskRabbit Clone
    Connect people needing jobs done with others willing to do them with your very own micro jobs marketplace (similar to Fiverr and TaskRabbit) AppThemes Key Features of Taskerr WordPress Theme 5 color schemes Extensive task info with photos & videos Re…
    - 1 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • WP Theme: Cousteau for Travels
    Carefully designed and developed to cater the needs of travel agencies, holiday makers and anyone in the travel industry CSSIgniter Key Features of Cousteau WordPress Themes 20 color schemes Homepage featured slider Powerful Search by location, type,…
    - 31 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
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