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How-To: Make Your Own Smart Watch

If you’re a techie seamster in need of a new time piece, then you might want to take a crack at this handy DIY smart watch tutorial from Instructables user Gods Tale. The tutorial calls for an arduino to run an android app using an OLED display as the watch face, which is housed in homemade …

The End Of Your Tape Measure Has Features You've Probably Never Heard Of. I'm So Glad I Learned This

Most people think that a tape measure is for measuring things. They are right, of course, but there is more to a tape measure than first meets the …

The Genius Trick For Unclogging Your Shower Drain

Store-bought drain cleaner can seem like a godsend when you're ankle deep in gross, dirty water. But, as any plumber will tell you, all those chemicals can take a toll on pipes. So before you bring in the big guns, try <b>this two-step DIY trick</b>.<p><b>What you need:</b> A screwdriver, a plastic zip tie, …

How to Build a Sliding Mirror Door

Hello Pretty Handy Readers! Jaime here from That’s My Letter and today I am sharing a sliding mirror project that is the finishing touch on my newly …

Two Tricks for Hammering a Nail Without Marring the Wood

When driving a nail into a soft wood like cedar, there’s a good chance you’ll mar the wood with your hammer if you miss. Prevent these “hammer …

Woodworking

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Arduino

These 15 Clever DIY Camera Hacks Will Take Your Photography To The Next Level

"Pics or it didn't happen." Since you're documenting every moment, meal and selfie of your everyday life, make it look great with these quick and …

Here's What The Future Of Energy Might Look Like. And It's Pretty Amazing (VIDEO)

You're already familiar with solar power, wind power, and even water power. But when it comes to the future of energy, those renewable power sources soon could be old news. Scientists and engineers are now building mashup versions of the renewable sources we're using today with the goal of …

New Solar Device Converts Sun's Energy to Hydrogen More Efficiently Than Ever

Image: EPFL / LPI / Alain Herzog<p>One of the biggest problems with solar power becoming a more viable and cost effective alternative to fossil fuels is …

This Open Source DIY Solar Generator Unfolds Like a Flower

Outdoor concerts should be loud, but the generators used to run them should be silent… and green. Enter SunZilla, an open-source, DIY portable solar generator designed to replace conventional diesel generators at outdoor events or in remote locations. The device was created by members of …

How to Straighten and Trimm Feathers - Craft Tutorial

Turkey feathers are naturally curved. To make them look like Eagle feathers it is necessary to flatten the feather quill without damaging the feather …

Xbox One Elite controller provides a better option for gamers with disabilities

Video games can open up a whole new world for those with disabilities, and AbleGamers is here to help.<p>The program, dedicated to improving the quality …

DIY Energy Generation Projects: 7 Amazing Ideas

The ultimate goal of every respectable prepper is to get off the grid completely and live a free, happy and fulfilling life, enjoying nature and the …

Google Allo: The Super-Smart Future of Messaging Is Kind of an Idiot Sometimes

The first thing that happened when I downloaded Allo, only a few seconds after I had given Google's new messaging app my phone number and snapped a …

The Burning Beauty of Solar Energy in the Nevada Desert

From the window of an airplane high above Nevada, the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility is a bright flash on the landscape. You can really only …

What's Inside Blue Ballpoint Ink? Fatty Acids and Alcohol

<b>Synthetic Dyes</b><p>Patents for ballpoint pens go back to the late 1800s, but it took half a century to develop good, fast-drying inks. Bic, Pilot, and …

A Lustworthy Lightbulb? A Lustworthy Lightbulb.

A lightbulb might seem like an odd thing to covet, but then, the Plumen 003 LED spotlight is an uncommonly beautiful lightbulb.<p>The new design by …

What's Better Than Legos? Drones Made of Legos

The Flybrix team didn’t set out to build an adorable DIY mini-drone out of Lego bricks. But as any road-tripper can tell you, sometimes the journey …

Startling 8-Bit Visualizations of America’s Obesity Epidemic

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.27.16.<p>Time of Publication: 6:32 pm. 6:32 pm<p>For more than 30 years, the Centers …

The Oral History of Tinder's Alluring Right Swipe

In the four years since Tinder’s launch, the right swipe has become the prevailing signifier of our generation—shorthand for like, lust, and …

Believe It or Not, AOL Has an Awesome New Idea About Email

It’s hard to remember the last big innovation in email. The ability to snooze emails for later comes to mind. So does swipe-to-archive. You could …

Space Photos of the Week: This Binary Star Will Outshine You Twice

Author: WIRED Photo DepartmentWIRED Photo Department<p>photo<p>09.30.16<p>01:35 pm<p>Click through the gallery to see this week’s helping of the best the …

Researchers Show How to "Steal" AI from Amazon's Machine Learning Service | WIRED

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 09.30.16.<p>Time of Publication: 11:06 am. 11:06 am<p>How to Steal an AI<p>In the …

So. Algorithms Are Designing Chairs Now

The Elbo chair is unusual piece of furniture. Not for its looks—though the legs, back, and arms bear an uncanny resemblance to bones—but for how it …

You Can All Finally Encrypt Facebook Messenger, So Do It

Last spring WhatsApp pushed out code adding a new layer of security to a billion users' apps, creating the largest end-to-end encrypted messaging …

How Did the Feds Get Past Yahoo’s Encryption? Yahoo!

Ever since Edward Snowden leaked his unprecedented collection of NSA secrets three years ago, tech firms have scrambled to protect their users from …

Review: Sony PlayStation VR

In the still-young history of virtual reality, March of 2014 stands as a watershed moment: That was the month, as stockholders (and Kickstarters) …

50 Years of Making Hydrogen Cars, and Still No One Cares

Author: Alex Davies. Alex Davies Transportation<p>Date of Publication: 10.05.16.<p>Time of Publication: 8:07 pm. 8:07 pm<p>The year was 1966, and General …