Quick, name a couple of famous female coders in the vein of Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. Nobody comes to mind, eh? Nowadays, two of the best-known women in computer science might just be characters on a TV show.
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A Florida family who has hunted treasure for years found more than $1 million worth of gold artifacts this summer from the wreckage of a 1715 Spanish fleet that sank in the Atlantic, according to a salvage company’s estimate.
Before allowing your child to be given the learning disability label, it is crucial to consider other possibilities. This means getting your child examined by doctors, including a vision specialist.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the international drug maker linked to the 2008 hepatitis C outbreak in Las Vegas, has agreed to buy Allergan Plc's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion in a cash and stock deal that will turn the Israeli company into one of the world's largest pharmaceutical firms.
View Neighborhood Newspapers readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, c/o Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89106. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Groucho Marx famously said, ’I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.’ But in this digital age, are in-home libraries still a popular choice, or are they "Gone With the Wind"?
A collection of biological codes sits in a library at UNLV. Much of the focus is learning how the codes can help cells fight off HIV. Researchers hope this work can be used to develop drugs much faster.
With the new school year just around the corner, parents often are faced with a daunting list of things to do to help their children get ready to go back to the classroom.
Women tend to be emotional creatures, and when we are pregnant, we are even more emotional. Here are five topics that are best to avoid bringing up to an expectant mother.
For a good portion of her life, Alexis Gibson knew the stigma of having HIV can take just as big of a toll as having the virus. A lifetime of taunts and discrimination taught her that it probably would be easier hiding the truth about her health.
Selfies have proven to be a boon for more than social media, family sharing and dating apps. Cosmetic medicine is being buoyed by the selfie effect as people seek to change their appearance after feeling uncomfortable seeing photographs posted on social media.
Married in every sense of the word, but strangers in the government's eyes. That was the harsh reality for Steven Rosen and his late husband Cal Grogan.
A man in China may regain use of his hand after it was cut off in an industrial accident. Even more amazing is how the doctors saved the man's hand: They grafted it onto his leg.
Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series about faith and aging.
We've all seen it: Parents overly invested in their child's success, wanting to see their child achieve in sports, music, academics, you name it, competing with others via their children. It can take the form of both high praise and sharp criticism.
Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.
Upholstery is getting racy. At the spring Furniture Market in High Point, N.C., vertical stripes commonly associated with classic speedsters made the jump from the racetrack to chairs and sofas. In contrasting textiles or tapes, the winning result is fabric-on-fabric vibrance.
What is now called "brown furniture" is not selling for high prices anymore. Even unusual pieces made of rare wood are out of favor in most parts of the country. But low auction and shop prices mean there are bargains to be had. The antiques are well-made of solid wood, and although they are almost 200 years old, they probably will be useful for another hundred or more.
Ever get the feeling that adulthood, with all its responsibilities, has put your sense of adventure on the back burner? Well, summer's a time to try something new. Why not expand your horizons by experimenting with a new type of cuisine? Your backyard fire pit offers more than just good looks, you know. Try grilling, roasting and even baking over its open flames. Great for paleos, vegans, gluten free-ers and omnivores alike.
Homeowners who experience even a small amount of water seeping into their homes either from flooding or a broken pipe should be concerned about mold. It doesn't take much water for mold to grow and do a lot of harm.
Q: I read with interest your column in the Review-Journal on watering. Our small lawn seems to be dying in patches. We water four days a week for 20 minutes at 11 p.m. We regularly feed with Turf Builder Plus and Ironite. What should we do?