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Panoramic view from Spis Castle, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Slovakia by aimeesteins

Panoramic view from Spis Castle, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Slovakia Continue reading

NASA astronauts take a 6.5-hour spacewalk to swap out batteries by Hannah Yi

Two NASA astronauts took a 6.5-hour spacewalk today for some maintenance upgrades to the International Space Station. They replaced old nickel-hydrogen batteries for new lithium-ion ones. Continue reading

In Pakistan, secret Facebook groups are changing female friendship by Commentary

Around December last year, 20-something Karachiite Zara (name changed) felt desolate, as though she had no one in her life she could talk to. Continue reading

Dictionaries’ 2016 words of the year show how anxious we’ve all become by Ephrat Livni

Every year is turbulent and inherently full of events—births, deaths, war, terror. The rise and fall of leaders. The beginning and end of trends. But 2016 felt particularly Continue reading

The lessons a young developer learned from a $10,000 mistake that almost cost him his job by Quora


This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the programming mistakes most inexperienced programmers make? Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO, co-founder, and mentor at theFirehoseProject. Continue reading

British farmers built a DIY broadband network with tractors and 2000 miles of fiberoptic cable by Ananya Bhattacharya

The internet has become indispensable in rural England. Continue reading

Bitcoin’s heading for another historic bull run. Here’s why it might be for real this time by Joon Ian Wong

It’s déjà vu for bitcoin believers. Three years ago, in the dying months of 2013, the Continue reading