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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Let’s face it, learning how to keep cool in heated situations is a valuable skill. But who knew it also could be a positive step toward a low-carbon lifestyle and save you money as well. The month of May brought us the hottest average global temperatures in recorded history. June just clocked in as the hottest on record for Las Vegas. As temperatures heat up, we all want to cool down.
Since the last major drought in the 1970s, drip irrigation has evolved in many ways. There are now many new and improved products that are more effective and easier for the novice to use. Beginners who are suddenly faced with water cutbacks must learn how to use drip irrigation properly in order to continue growing organic food and protect older established plants.
"Color speaks all languages." — Joseph Addison (1672-1719), English dramatist, The Spectator (1711)
Standing beneath an ornate chandelier in the circular, stone-walled foyer of his Canyon Gate dream home, broker Ken Lowman uses a description not common in the Las Vegas real estate scene. In a town filled with Tuscan and French-country references, he mentions a different region of the Old World.
Henderson resident James Kish is a builder.
Te-te-te, tequila! Today is National Tequila Day. Why is today National Tequila Day? Beats us, the origins of the observance seem to be as murky as a glass of mixto.
Ex-smokers may have fewer and less severe hot flashes during menopause than women who continue to smoke, a small study suggests.
The building still looks more like a Target than a medical facility, but in a few months the site at 280 South Decatur Blvd. will be the new home of the Southern Nevada Health District.
NEW YORK — Welcome to a future where cars -- like computers -- need urgent software updates.
Prisoners' connections to the outside world had long been relegated to an outdated technology: landline telephones. But JPay, a prison contractor, has helped bring prison communications into the 21st century.
A college student blew through her $90,000 college fund in just three years, and she says her parents are to blame.
An investigation into how U.S. Defense Department labs sent live anthrax spores to researchers failed to find a single root cause, but concluded that protocols to inactivate the bacteria were deficient.
July 23 is National Hot Dog Day and boy, does Las Vegas have options for you.
Millions of Americans depend on monthly child support checks to help cover the bills. In fact, for many single parents, those checks are a vital part of household income.
If you can't attend the Gilroy Garlic Festival this weekend in California, enjoy one of these garlic-infused dishes.
Perfectionism isn't always a positive trait — unless the subject at hand is a chef.
Paul Bartolotta, executive chef of Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare, which opened with Wynn Las Vegas in 2005, will be replaced early next year by Mark LoRusso, the resort announced Wednesday.
Blood may be thicker than water.
An experimental Alzheimer's drug being tested at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas has preserved more cognitive and functional ability in patients who took the medication early in the course of their disease, according to new data released on Wednesday.
Whether you dip in ketchup, mayonnaise, honey mustard, cheese or gravy and your fries are crinkle-cut, straight, steak or waffle, if you're a fry lover, this is for you.
Is it safe to post photos of your kids online? Here are some reasons why you should be careful.