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Disrupting Our Oceans is the Next Big Thing

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 08.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Saeed Jabbar

I invite you to see our oceans as a big sea of code with algorithms as its waves and realize that you can hack it.


Michael Nirenberg | Posted 08.18.2014 | Huffpost Code
Michael Nirenberg

Outlaw hacker John Threat (aka John Lee, who operated under the handle Corrupt in another lifetime) recently unveiled a program called Music Pack.

My Time as a HuffPost Labs Fellow: Week 1

Cedric Cogell | Posted 04.02.2014 | Huffpost Code
Cedric Cogell

I happily moved down to NYC this week to join the Huffington Post team as a Labs Fellow. With 6 other colleagues the small, wonderfully sarcastic team...

Sunday Thoughts: Avoiding Code Atrophy

Sam Napolitano | Posted 03.14.2014 | Huffpost Code
Sam Napolitano

As a leader in a tech company and an involved parent, it is quite rare that I find time to exercise my coding skills. This is slow death for any self respecting engineer, so I have set out to solve this problem for myself. Here are a few things that I do to help avoid the pestilence that is code atrophy.

Woman Finds Python In Secondhand S-s-s-s-sofa

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Now here's a story guaranteed to make you squirm. A woman in Michigan recently got the surprise of her life when she discovered a large reptile coi...

Hotel Security Guard Loses Life Trying To Catch Snake

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Weird News

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — A python strangled a security guard near a luxury hotel on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Friday, and then escaped into...

2 Boys Killed By Python To Undergo Autopsies

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 10.06.2013 | Weird News

TORONTO — A 100-pound (45-kilogram) python blamed in the strangling deaths of two Canadian boys apparently escaped from its enclosure, slithered...

WATCH: Man Missing A Cat Makes TERRIFYING Discovery In Shed

Vanessa Martin | Posted 08.05.2013 | Miami

A Florida man made a bone-chilling discovery Sunday night while cleaning out his shed at his Hialeah home: a giant albino Burmese python eating a cat ...

A Python Was Loose On The Dartmouth College Campus And It Was Found By A Puppy

Posted 07.24.2013 | College

There is a python loose on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, N.H., and after days of searching, police still have no idea where it is, the Unio...

19-Foot Python Plummets Through Thrift Shop Ceiling

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Weird News

CAIRNS, Australia -- Australian police were mystified by a chaotic crime scene including a hole in the ceiling and a smelly pool of vomit-like liquid ...

NEW Python Challenge Body Count Released

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 01.18.2013 | Miami

IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES -- The man known as "Alligator Ron" has a lifetime of experience in the Florida Everglades, a fleet of airboats at his dispo...

WATCH: How Many Snakes Did 'Senator Python' Kill?

Posted 01.18.2013 | Miami

If you've always wanted to see a congressman give a press conference in front of a writhing 11-foot Burmese python, well, just click play above. I...

Snake Bodies Not Exactly Piling Up

The Tampa Tribune | Keith Morelli | Posted 03.17.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- The state of Florida this weekend unleashed a thrill-seeking public on the Burmese python, an invasive species that has set up house in the F...

Is Rick Scott's Python Hunt Too Dangerous?

Sun Sentinel | David Fleshler | Posted 03.09.2013 | Miami

Nearly 400 people have signed up to enter the Everglades and do battle with Burmese pythons, the giant constrictors that have emerged as the latest an...

WATCH: Huge Python Slithers Into Picnic Area

Posted 12.30.2012 | Miami

For Florida wildlife officials, the Python Challenge 2013 can't start soon enough. In the latest evidence that the invasive species is taking over ...

Can You Bag The Longest For Cash Prize?

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 01.08.2013 | Miami

Florida officials are holding a contest to see who can bag the most and longest Burmese pythons in the hopes of enlisting the public's help in saving ...

WATCH: Hunters Make A Startling Find

Posted 11.27.2012 | Miami

Two South Florida men had a thrilling encounter with one of our most notorious invasive species, the Burmese python, and they captured it all on a hel...

LOOK: Record-Breaking Python Nabbed In Everglades

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 04.17.2013 | Miami

There are some Florida records no one wants to see broken, but apparently the exotic snakes invading the Everglades weren't informed. Researchers ...

Hacking Your Way Into The Workforce

John Pavley | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

If you are looking for work, or in danger of becoming out of work, there are concrete steps you can take to improve your situation. You can learn to hack. I know this formula for improving your employment options works: I did it myself 30 years ago.

'Gator Boys': Python Bites Volunteer

Posted 02.20.2012 | TV

Working in the Florida Everglades, the "Gator Boys" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on Animal Planet) are in the business of trapping alligators who've taken a wron...

If It Bleeds It Leads

Frank Mazzotti | Posted 04.07.2012 | Miami
Frank Mazzotti

Stories about large snakes feed directly into an archetypal fear that humans have of snakes, and stories about a feeding frenzy of snakes wiping out wildlife fuels a feeding frenzy of media coverage that wipes out the truth.

Who Is PETA Mad At Now?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 01.01.2012 | Style

UPDATE (11/03/2011): Reese Witherspoon has reportedly decided to stop carrying the Chloe bag after PETA sent her a video expose of the snakeskin indus...

Six-And-A-Half-Foot Python Removed From Car Engine

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

A Joliet man is lucky the police officer who responded to his 911 call had a history with large snakes. The man went out to his truck on the 400 bl...

Men Skin 16-Foot Roadkill Python

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Weird News

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. -- A man was driving near a park in his Washington state hometown when he noticed an object on the side of the road that he thoug...

Florida Couple Guilty Of Murder For Letting Pet Python Strangle 2-Year-Old Daughter

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.14.2011 | Crime

A Florida jury on Thursday found Jaren Hare and Charles "Jason" Darnell guilty in the python strangling death of Hare's 2-year-old daughter, Shaianna,...