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10 Puzzle Websites to Sharpen Your Programming Skills

10 Puzzle Websites to Sharpen Your Programming Skills
Solving programming puzzles is a fun way to develop your logical and problem solving abilities. Also, when you’re familiarizing yourself with a new programming language, solving puzzles for that language can help speed up the learning process. Here are the top 10 popular programming puzzle sites that will help test your thinking and improve your programming, problem solving, and logical thinking skills. 1. Programming Praxis is a blog that includes a range of interesting problems with solutions usually available in several different programming languages. 2. CodeKata is a blog of programming puzzles written by Dave Thomas, who’s most famous for the groundbreaking book, Pragmatic Programmer. 3. TopCoder is an active programming community of developers who love to solve puzzles. 4. 5. Facebook has a collection of very challenging programming puzzles that–should you manage to solve them–could result in you getting a job at Facebook! 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 99 Prolog Problems * Bonus: Mind Cipher

Kurt Vonnegut explains drama I was at a Kurt Vonnegut talk in New York a few years ago. Talking about writing, life, and everything. He explained why people have such a need for drama in their life. He said, “People have been hearing fantastic stories since time began. The problem is, they think life is supposed to be like the stories. He drew an empty grid on the board, like this: Time moves from left to right. He said, “Let's look at a very common story arc. It starts with her awful life with evil stepsisters, scrubbing the fireplace. “People LOVE that story! He wiped the board clean and said, “Now let's look at another popular story arc: the disaster.” It's an ordinary day in an ordinary town. But the problem is, life is really like this... Our lives drifts along with normal things happening. “But because we grew up surrounded by big dramatic story arcs in books and movies, we think our lives are supposed to be filled with huge ups and downs! That's why people invent fights.

On Truth & Reality: Philosophy Physics Metaphysics of Space, Wave Structure of Matter. Famous Science Art Quotes. The illustrated guide to a Ph.D. - StumbleUpon Imagine a circle that contains all of human knowledge: By the time you finish elementary school, you know a little: By the time you finish high school, you know a bit more: With a bachelor's degree, you gain a specialty: A master's degree deepens that specialty: Reading research papers takes you to the edge of human knowledge: Once you're at the boundary, you focus: You push at the boundary for a few years: Until one day, the boundary gives way: And, that dent you've made is called a Ph.D Of course, the world looks different to you now: So, don't forget the bigger picture: Keep pushing. There's a bit more below, but I also wrote a follow-up 5 years after the illustrated guide which may be of interest -- HOWTO: Get tenure. Related posts If you like these posts, then I recommend the book A PhD Is Not Enough Get it in print; fund students; save lives By request, a print version of The Illustrated Guide to a Ph.D. is on sale. Click here to preview or buy it. Why biology? License: Creative Commons Resources

SgForums :: Singapores Online Community - Natures Weirdest Creatures here's some creatures which are weird as hell.. Seapig This is some kind of weird deep sea sea-cucumber. Ajolote Not to be confused with the Axolotl (which comes later) this is an Ajolote, which is a freaky long retile found in Mexico with only two legs. Aye-Aye looking like a hellspawn, the aye-aye is a native of Madagascar (where you find the cute lemurs).. it uses it's extremely long finger to tap out and find grubs burrowing in wood and then uses the same digit to dig them out... Chinese and Japanese Giant Salamander Chinese Version Japanese Version both grow up to about 2 metres long... are predators which eat fish and crustaceans.. Pygmy Jerboa cute as hell, they're desert rodents which are found in north africa and asia.. see one of them hop around here => Jerboa!! Giant Isopod looking like a giant roach or worse, they inhabit the deep atlantic and thankfully, not the beaches off the east coast.. Thorny Devil Lizard Hagfish Hairy Frog Human-Faced Carp Sea Devil Proboscis Monkey Goblin Shark Tarsier

List of common misconceptions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - StumbleUpon From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Arts and culture Food and cooking Roll-style Western sushi. Searing meat does not "seal in" moisture, and in fact may actually cause meat to lose moisture. Legislation and crime Literature The Harry Potter books, though they have broken children's book publishing records, have not led to an increase in reading among children or adults, nor slowed the ongoing overall decline in book purchases by Americans, and children who did read the Harry Potter books were not more likely to go on to read more outside of the fantasy and mystery genres.[21][22][23][24] Music Religion Hebrew Bible The forbidden fruit mentioned in the Book of Genesis is commonly assumed to be an apple,[27] and is widely depicted as such in Western art. Islam

Lots of Jokes - Did You Know? Q. Why do men's clothes have buttons on the right while women's clothes have buttons on the left? A. When buttons were invented, they were very expensive and worn primarily by the rich. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Mary liked this a lot and when returned to Scotland (not a very good idea in the long run), she took the practice with her. Q. A. Q. A.

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