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Bill Nye Explains That the Flooding In Louisiana Is the Result of Climate Change

Reader mspohr writes: Our favorite science guy has an interview (and video) in Quartz where he explains how Louisiana flooding is due to climate change:"As the ocean gets warmer, which it is getting,

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Apple Under Tim Cook: More Socially Responsible, Less Visionary

Let's talk about Apple, unarguably one of the most remarkable companies on the face of the earth.

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Earth-Like Planet, With Ambitious Life Possibility, Found Orbiting the Star Next Door

There's another Earth out there. For real, this time. Astronomers announced on Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest neighbor to our solar system.

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The US Army Has Too Many Video Games

An anonymous reader shares a Motherboard report:The US Army sees itself in a transitional period.

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Cloudflare Faces Lawsuit For Assisting Pirate Sites

An anonymous reader shares a TorrentFreak report: In recent months CloudFlare has been called out repeatedly for offering its services to known pirate sites, including The Pirate Bay.

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Over 25 Million Accounts Stolen After Mail.ru Forums Hacked

An anonymous reader writes: Over 25 million accounts associated with forums hosted by Russian internet giant Mail.ru have been stolen by hackers.

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Tiny cabin in Rhode Island by 3six0 provides retreat for local artist


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Bridging React With Other Popular Web Languages

React is a view library written in JavaScript, and so it is agnostic of any stack configuration and can make an appearance in practically any web application that is using HTML and JavaScript for i

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Envato Turns 10 Today!

Envato 10th birthday celebrations

Today marks the

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Designing, Wireframing & Prototyping an Android App: Part 2

In part one of this two-part series, I showed you how to take an i

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How to Set Up Downloadable Products in OpenCart

As with most other e-commerce frameworks, OpenCart also provides built-in support for digital products, allowing you set up and sell downloadable products out of the box.

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Building a WordPress-Powered Front End: A Custom Directive for Post Listing

In the previous part of the series, we bootstrapped our AngularJS application, configured routing for different views, and built services around routes for posts, users, and categories.

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How to Build an Award-Winning Web Design Team

Tips and techniques for hiring, helping cultivate the skills of team members, and creating a productive team culture.

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How SSL/TLS Encryption Hides Malware

Around 65% of the internet's one zettabyte of global traffic uses SSL/TLS encryption -- but Slashdot reader River Tam shares an article recalling last August when 910 million web browsers were potenti

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New Coffee Break Course: Understanding OAuth

Typical internet users connect to lots of different services and web applications.

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All Right, Call Me A Businessman

“…When you make something, when you improve something, when you deliver something, when you add some new thing or service to the lives of strangers, making them happier, or healthier, or s

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RSpec Testing for Beginners, Part 3

In this final article about RSpec basics, we cover a few iffy parts you can and should avoid, how you should compose your tests, why you should avoid the database as much as possible, and how to sp

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Solid-State Battery Could Extinguish Fire Risks

An anonymous reader writes: "Researchers have designed a new type of battery that, unlike traditional models containing liquid or gel electrolytes, consists purely of solid chemical compounds and is n

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What's New in WordPress 4.6?

On 16 August 2016, WordPress 4.6 (codenamed "Pepper") was released to the public. As with every release of the CMS, there's a lot to review when it comes to what has been updated or introduced.

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Android From Scratch: Understanding Android Broadcasts

Most of us are all too familiar with announcements in public places. They are loud messages that are meant to inform large groups of people about something important.

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Editing Images in CSS: Combining Techniques

In last two tutorials of this series, we have discussed how filters and blend modes can completely change the appearance of images.

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Create a Custom Caching Adapter in OpenCart

No matter the web framework you’re working with, caching is an important tool to have in the kitty to improve the overall performance of your website.

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♥ / Canopy

Big thanks to Canopy for sponsoring my RSS Feed and blog this week. Amazon is a great place to shop, but it’s not the best place to discover new, beautiful things.

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Building a WordPress-Powered Front End With the WP REST API and AngularJS: Bootstrapping, Routing, and Services

In the previous part of this series about building a WordPress-powered front end with the WP REST API and AngularJS, we analyzed project requirements, assessed wireframes, downloaded and compiled t

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Simplicity

I used to love live model drawing at university. Frédéric Forest’s Instagram feed makes me want to pick it back up.

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Uniquely Unique

“… Because, while we’re each unique, we have far more in common than we’re comfortable admitting.

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New RancherOS Offers Lean Linux Functionality Within Docker Containers

RancherOS is a lean Linux distribution aiming to offer "the minimum necessary to get Docker up and running," and tucking many actual Linux services into Docker containers.
An anonymous Slashdot reade

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Floating home in Seattle by Vandeventer + Carlander features water-level bedrooms


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Android From Scratch: Google Play Services

The Google Play Services library allows Android developers to easily connect to and use Google-powered features, and provides backwards compatibility for new features.

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20 Awesome WordPress Social Media Plugins—For Social Sharing

Looking for some WordPress social media plugins for social sharing?

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Toilet Night Light

This Toilet Night Light made me giggle.

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New eBooks Available for Subscribers

Do you want to learn more about building web apps with React? How about learning Go, mastering Git, or using D3 for data visualization?

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Linux Trojan Mines For Cryptocurrency Using Misconfigured Redis Servers

An anonymous reader writes: In another installment of "Linux has malware too," security researchers have discovered a new trojan that targets Linux servers running Redis, where the trojan installs a c

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Digital Adaptation with eZ Systems

Last week, I sat down with the guys from eZ Systems to discuss a variety of topics on digital adaptation, including my upcoming presentation, Disney’s MagicBand, and the business value of Snapcha