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Monthly Archives: August 2015

This Chart Shows Why You Shouldn’t Trust Just One Scientific Study

We’ve all seen news stories that claim a “new study” has come out that shows some new thing causes or prevents cancer. In case you needed a reminder not to trust just one study, this chart demonstrates the spectrum that single studies can fall on. How to Determine If A Controversial Statement Is Scientifically True.  Every day, we’re confronted with claims that others present as fact. Some are easily debunked, some … Read more Read more

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Ahh, using ‘facts’ to sway an argument.

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How to Pick the Best Light Bulbs for Every Room in Your House

Lighting is a subtly powerful thing. It can impact everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But there are so many different options to choose from. Here’s a basic guide to get you started. Blue Light May Be Better Than Coffee for Boosting Brain Power Blue Light May Be Better Than Coffee for Boosting Brain Power Blue Light May Be Better Than Coffee for Boosting As you probably already know, caffeine, especially when taken at the right time, boosts alertness… Read more Read more

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General or Ambient Lighting, Task Lighting, Accent Lighting…Colors, Rooms, Bulb types, Brightness, and Appearance are all things that we may not consider when putting lighting into our homes, businesses, and places of frequent.

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This Graphic Helps You Pick Your First Programming Language

When you’re first getting started learning to code, one of the hardest choices can be picking which programming language to start with. This graphic can help you choose by comparing options based on application, potential salary, geography, and more.

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I have had many students come to me and ask this question.  In doing research I would find partial answers, but this infographic excellently sums up the answer.

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