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How to build your own Game Boy with a Raspberry Pi and a hot glue gun

Buying a Game Boy from Goodwill is something of a risky proposition. It's not so much the $5 it might cost you, but the unknown condition of the 25-year-old handheld.<p>That didn't stop a blogger who goes by "microbyter," who overcame the damage caused by an exploded battery in a secondhand Nintendo …

DIY Wind Turbine - Renewable Energy

Maybe you reside on a boat, vacation in a remote cabin, or live off-grid like me. Or perhaps you’re just interested in lowering your energy bill. …

7 Must-Read Books on Time

Time is the most fundamental common denominator between our existence and that of everything else, it’s the yardstick by which we measure nearly every aspect of our lives, directly or indirectly, yet its nature remains one of the greatest mysteries of science. Last year, we devoured BBC’s excellent</i> …

Map shows how to travel across America without a car

Many Americans travel to Europe or Asia and are amazed at the ease of traversing long distances via rail or bus. But when it comes to the land of the …

Trains

Earin offers a wireless headphone experience without limits

There’s a new Kickstarter campaign worth keeping our eyes or ears on. Earin comes to pioneer a new generation in audio. This set of earbuds is said to offer unprecedented flexibility and a true wireless experience. Earin may very well be the true wireless headphone set we have been waiting …

Consumer Tech

Wildling wannabes, make a crossbow from office supplies

Opportunity is a-knockin' for cube-dwelling "Game of Thrones" fans. Learn to shoot a mini-crossbow in a way that would make Ygritte proud.<p>Chances are if you have an office job, you aren't working every second of every day. So why not carve out a few moments to shoot like a Wildling from the comfort …

Game of Thrones

3 Simple Ways to Improve Running Efficiency

Want to run faster while using less energy? Here’s how to train your body to be a more efficient machine.<p><i>Jacklyn asks:</i> <i>I’ve been running for about two years now, and I want to improve my running efficiency. I follow a program that has plenty of variety (tempo, hills, long run, cycling), but I’d love</i> …

15 Things Successful People Do on Monday Mornings | Inc.com

Monday mornings are the most critical time of the workweek, as they set the stage for the day and week ahead.<p>"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of</i> …

Time Management

Rooftop Solar’s Emerging Markets Are In Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Middle-class households are a major force in driving rooftop solar installations in emerging residential solar markets. Last year, a Center for …

SpaceX Just Released Video Of A New Engine That Could Land Humans On Another Planet

The SuperDraco is a "launch escape system," or a system used to separate the crew capsule from the main rocket blasting them up to space if something goes wrong (like an explosion) during launch or the early stages of ascent.<p>Traditionally, launch escape systems have been "jettisoned after the first …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Apple’s crusade to keep Samsung phones off the shelves wages on

If you thought that round two of Apple vs. Samsung was the end, you are sadly mistaken.<p>Although Apple recently won $119 million in a second victory against Samsung in patent court, that modest figure is nowhere near enough to make Apple back down. Not only is Apple seeking a retrial, but it wants …

Galaxy Note

Here's What Comes Inside Pokemon X & Y Happy Meals

After a seemingly never-ending run of <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> junk, the promised <i>Pokemon X & Y</i> toys have finally arrived in Happy Meals at U.S. …

2TB microSD card slot to be found on LG G3?

At this rate, we wouldn’t be surprised to know <i>everything</i> about the LG G3 by tomorrow. According to specs for the D855 model found on LG’s U.K. site, …