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These Are Some of the Year's Best Images of Earth From Space

I never get tired of looking at satellite imagery. There's always something new, amazing and surprising to see. This year, Digital Globe captured a …

Lasers, microjets and mad scientists

It’s madness, I tell you, but sometimes a brilliant experiment requires a little craziness.<p>When I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the staggering pace of modern day science, I wasn’t joking. Back then — how long ago it seems — I ventured to express my breathless admiration for a new method of …

Remember lots of passwords with this trick

A new scheme lets people create 100 or more passwords by remembering—and regularly rehearsing—a few one-sentence stories.<p>The story sentences become …

Where's The Best Of What's New?

<b>We're still adapting our Best of What's New pages from prior to 2014--thanks for your patience!</b><p><b>Until then, take a look at our 2014 BOWN winners.</b>

Can Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Compete With Electric Cars?

Suddenly, hydrogen fuel-cell cars are back in the news. Headlines have proclaimed a coming battle between plug-in electric cars and the new shining hope, hydrogen-powered vehicles.<p>Three automakers--Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota--will offer fuel-cell cars to consumers by the end of 2015, albeit in …

N. Hemisphere? Watch for earliest sunsets

The year’s earliest sunset for 40 degrees N. latitude happens around December 7; and in the Southern Hemisphere, the year’s <i>earliest sunrise</i> at 40 …

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A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

The Week In Numbers: The Rise Of Bed Bugs, A Portable X-Ray Machine, And More

<b>2,500 mph</b>: the speed attained this year by the six-passenger Virgin Galactic/Scaled Composites Spaceship Two, the first commercial spacecraft to exceed Mach 1<p><b>99 percent</b>: the portion of American exterminators that have encountered bed bug infestations in the past year, up from only 11 percent more …

Building a solar power generator - Green Diary - Green Revolution Guide by Dr Prem

• Fetch a small solar panel from market. The solar panel must be one rated and more than 12 volts. You can find the solar panel in an RV or marine …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

Raspberry Pi