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How to Build a Cheap Wi-Fi Controlled Water Valve

One day a co-worker of mine asked me if I knew of a way to control an irrigation system from a smartphone or computer. We did some research and quickly found that it was very expensive to purchase a system with this capability, so we wondered if we could build it. This happened to be right around …

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

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How to Get a Stronger WiFi Signal

... without upgrading your internet connection.<p>Location, location, location—that adage definitely applies when it comes to coaxing stronger WiFi from …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Curious grad found solution to a construction headache in nature

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>For 15 years, Mike Riehm's Toronto-based Envirobond Products Corp. has been providing landscape contractors and homeowners with environmentally friendly alternatives to asphalt for paving and pathways. In …

NASA Set To Make Huge Announcement On Thursday Regarding Mars' Atmosphere

In September, NASA teased us with a “major announcement” regarding Mars, ultimately revealing evidence for the presence of liquid water on the …