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This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

Record-Breaking Drone Swarm Sees 50 UAVs Controlled by a Single Person

50 certainly seems like enough to be considered a "swarm."<p>As it turns out, launching and controlling a swarm of 50 drones is no easy task. Who knew?<p>Advanced Robotic Systems Engineering Laboratory (ARSENL), a team of students at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, successfully …

Working for yourself

Most pics I take myself but these help me to see the intensity of my students from a different perspective.Mariano is new to this. It’s harder for …

Woodworking

How to Remove Body Oil Stains and Odors from Bed Sheets

How to Remove Body Oil Stains and Odors from Bed Sheets<p>Updated on November 26, 2016<p>Give Your Sheets a Proper, Deep Cleaning!<p>Have you ever had a …

If programming languages were vehicles

C was the great all-arounder: compact, powerful, goes everywhere, and reliable in situations where your life depends on it.<p>C++ is the new C — twice …

Honda Launches Fit Modification Program For SEMA

Follow Antony<p>The Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas—more commonly known as SEMA—is one of the year's biggest modified car …

WIRED Summer Binge-Watching Guide: House

Before launch, this long-running Fox series looked like a disaster waiting to happen: a weekly drama that recasts Sherlock Holmes as a doctor, except …

ASAPScience Explores the Biological Causes of Depression

In “The Science of Depression“, ASAPScience uses animation to explain and explore various scientific theories around the biological causes of …

Purple Heart sent to 'Slender Man' victim: When a gift needs no thanks

After an anonymous military veteran sent his Purple Heart medal to the survivor of the Slender Man stabbing in Wisconsin, the girl’s family hoped to thank him.<p>In a statement, the family said they felt “touched and moved by this act of kindness that they would like to personally thank the …

Glassdoor's Job Explorer Finds Jobs You Didn't Know You Qualified For

Glassdoor took the wraps off their new Job Explorer today, a webapp that lets you search for jobs that your skills qualify you for that you may be …

Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs)

Introduction: Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs)<p>About: I am a photographer, a tinker, an electronics technology engineer, and author; I write …

Arduino

Fitness Vid

8 Ways to Avoid a Winter Pileup

Common sense and preparation go a long way.<p>Winter driving can be tricky: The colder it gets, the more likely it is that roads can become slick. Even a road that's been sitting in the sun all day can turn into a hazard if water oozes onto it in the sunlight and then freezes when shadows pass over it.<p>…

My Biggest Interview Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

I'm not the greatest interviewee. I get insanely nervous pre-meeting: heart pounding, palms sweating, frantic thoughts—the whole nine yards. Then, …

What To Do if Your Health Insurance is Cancelled - Consumer Reports News

First, don't panic. Chances are you have some very good options. Here's what you need to do:<p><b>1. Understand that you don’t have to take the company’s</b> …

Safe and Simple AC PWM Dimmer for Arduino / Raspberry Pi

Introduction: Safe and Simple AC PWM Dimmer for Arduino / Raspberry Pi<p><b>Dimmer With MOSFET</b><p>This circuit shows that dimmers intended for use at mains …

On Etsy, Thor Is the God of Thunder … And Crochet | WIRED

When you get home from seeing <i>Thor: The Dark World</i> after its opening this weekend, we know what you’ll be thinking: "What kind of nerdy, handmade …

HRE President Discusses Aftermarket Wheels at 2013 SEMA Show

The 2013 SEMA show was overflowing with aftermarket wheels, but not every set of rims is created equally, as president of HRE Performance Wheels Alan Peltier told us at the wheel maker’s booth. As a former aerospace engineer for Northrop Grumman, Peltier knows a thing or two about precision and …

Skill Builder: Advanced Arduino Sound Synthesis

The Arduino is an amazing platform for all kinds of projects, but when it comes to generating sound, many users struggle to get beyond simple beeps. With a deeper understanding of the hardware, you can use Arduino to generate any waveform you can imagine, and manipulate it in real time.<p>Basic Sound …

Arduino

Saxon Snow: To the Heart of German Watchmaking with A. Lange & Söhne

Aglance out the second floor window of the assembly department at the A. Lange & Söhne manufacture told the story: the drive back to Dresden would be …

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

<i>Last Updated April, 2018.</i><p>A vintage 1966 Rolex GMT-Master is far from perfect. The painted markers may be discolored, cracked or, at the very least, …

Modern Man Watch Sale

Quadruped Robot Thinks it’s a Puppy

Back at New York MakerFaire 2012, we noticed an amazing little steampunk quadruped robot walking around in the crowd outdoors. The robot was …

CAN Hacking: Introductions

We’re introducing a new series on CAN and automotive hacking. First, we’ll introduce CAN and discuss how in-vehicle networks work.<p>In 1986, Bosch …

CAN Hacking: The In-vehicle Network

Last time, we discussed how in-vehicle networks work over CAN. Now we’ll look into the protocol and how it’s used in the automotive industry.<p>The …

How-To: Copper Tubing Bangle Bracelets

Hit the hardware store in high style with this tutorial for making your own bangle bracelets from copper tubing from Monster Circus!<p>Grab a hammer and get started! Head on over to Monster Circus to see how it’s done.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

In-House Watch Movements

[Ben Krasnow] Explains Kilowatt Hour Meters

[Ben Krasnow] is back, and this time he’s tearing down a kilowatt hour meter (kWh). While not as exciting as making aerogel at home, or a DIY …