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Thimble Lets You Learn Electronics Using Monthly Kits Delivered To Your Door (video)

If you are looking to learn electronics and would like to receive an electronic kit on a monthly basis complete with guided tutorials as well as a …

Tutorials

Build A Coke Can Stove For Hiking And Camping

So, are you ready for you next big camping getaway?<p>You already know the best camping spots in the US (check this list for more inspiration). You’ve …

Lineup

Incredible eco-friendly mansion is hidden entirely underground

1/7<p>Perdu underground mansion<p>Don’t be fooled by the garden—beneath this manicured lawn lies a stunning, luxurious subterranean mansion with strong …

Swimming Pools

Prefab wooden dome home spins like a UFO to let sunlight in from every angle

1/11<p>domespace interior<p>This amazing dome home is unlike any other we’ve seen in New York, or anywhere in the USA for that matter. Located 80 miles …

Urban Farming Revolution: Impact Farm Allows You to Grow Fresh Produce in the Middle of the City

Urban farming is most certainly the way of the future. However, some of the largest barriers to this style of food production is a lack of space in densely populated cities, and also climate fluctuation. Copenhagen-based urban design lab Human Habitat seeks to address these issues with their …

Urban Agriculture

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Insoles That Let You Charge Your Phone With Every Step

These boots were made for charging<p>What if you could save the Earth, just by walking on it? That's the idea behind SolePower, which released a new video yesterday. The device is a insole for shoes that convert the kinetic energy of a person's steps into electricity that can be stored in a battery …

Batteries

Logitech’s Artemis Spectrum G633 and G933 outclass every other headset I’ve ever tried

As a tech writer, I can say a lot of nice things about a lot of good gaming headsets, but at the end of the day they can’t all wind up being my main solution when I’m off the clock. You know, the headphones that make such a good impression that I survey the status of my bank account to see if I can …

Audiophile

Pilot is building a glider to ride winds to the stratosphere — with no engine

Talk about serendipity.<p>Einar Enevoldson was strolling past a scientist's office in 1991 when he noticed a freshly printed image tacked to the wall.<p>He was thunderstruck; it showed faint particles in the sky that proved something he had long believed: The winds that rise off mountains travel far, far …

This Swimming Robot Digests Pollution And Turns It Into Electricity

The Row-Bot powers itself by cleaning up bodies of water.<p>This is the Row-Bot, a robot that walks on water, and gets its energy by eating the microbes in dirty ponds and “digesting” them in its artificial stomach. Using this method, it generates more than enough power to propel itself on the hunt …

This Make-Ahead Breakfast Is Guaranteed to Keep You Full Until Lunch

A boring, cold bowl of cereal just won't do for your breakfast. You deserve something warm, wholesome, and satisfying.<p>Whip up a batch of this gluten-free quinoa bake featuring soft, cinnamon-spiced apples; plump raisins; and crunchy almonds. Enjoy yours plain or with a few spoonfuls of creamy Greek …

Transparent solar cells could turn your windows into power sources

Until now, solar cells of this kind have been only partially transparent and usually a bit tinted, but these new ones are so clear that they're practically indistinguishable from a normal pane of glass.<p>Previous claims toward transparent solar panels have been misleading, since the very nature of …

Clean Energy

A 3D-printed car that can charge your 3D-printed house

If you’ve dreamed about 3D printed cars and 3D printed houses, researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Department of Energy have answered your prayers, Gizmag reports.<p>The team have developed a car that looks like a heavily modified Jeep and a single-storey residence that resembles a …

So You Want Sustainable Housing? Try Shipping Containers

Meet the startup converting used shipping containers into off-the-shelf, off-the-grid dwellings.<p>The idea of off-the-grid living has a romantic, back-to-nature feel to it—but the reality is significantly more complicated if you want anything more than the most basic amenities. Dutch startup …

4G LTE

The World’s First Fully Robotic Farm Opens In 2017

A better kind of factory farm<p>Robots will be the farmers of the future. A company in Japan is building an indoor lettuce farm that will be completely tended by robots and computers. The company, named Spread, expects the factory to open in 2017, and the fully automated farming process could make the …

Aquaponics

Talking Helmets and Robot Builders: The Army's Future of 3D Printing

<b>If you go by the Hype Cycle —</b> Gartner’s annual tech-buzz assessment — then consumer 3D printing is about to tumble from the “peak of inflated …

Robots Are Coming For Your Recycling (And That’s A Good Thing)

Robots are starting to take the dirtiest and most dangerous jobs away from humans–and that’s why we built them.<p>Working in a recycling facility is dangerous. Recent figures from the University of Illinois’s School of Public Health show that workers in a recycling plant are more than twice as likely …

Even Robots Have A Sidekick Now

DARPA’s Big Dog is one impressive robot – so far, in the past few years, coverage of this particular robot has seen it more than capable of checking …

He Dragged 4 Shipping Containers Onto His Property, And What He Turns Them Into Left Me Speechless.

It seems crazy to think about now, but there was a time in this country when there were no contractors and pretty much everyone had to build their …

Real Estate

Robots are using wikiHow to figure out how to cook us breakfast

If there’s anything you’ve ever needed to know how to do, from building a birdhouse to tying a bowtie to dressing like a “pastel goth,” you’ve probably ended up on wikiHow. Now, robots are using the user-generated advice site to learn how to do all sorts of tasks for us—including making pancakes …

Robotics

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Build Your Own Flat-Pack Micro Nomad Home for Less than $30,000

1/8<p>Micro Home from Nomad<p>Fancy building your own home? This cozy micro dwelling from Nomad could make that a much easier reality, and it will only set …

Design

How To Build A 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin For $2k

Basic information on solar energy<p>Solar energy is one of the world’s best and largest natural resources. Solar power is said to be green since, in …

Clean Energy