Colin MacRae

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Jamie Oliver's Tesla Coil Demonstration Page

The Coil in a "Magnifier" Vs. Conventional configuration:<p>Some History:<p>I started this coil built as a conventional configuration and after some …

Wireless Weather Station Uses Arduino

<b>And Two ASK Radios</b><p><i>Integrating wireless technologies into embedded systems recently has become much easier. In this project article, Raul describes</i> …

Arduino

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

Previous Next<p>1 of 5<p>Ignore the initial stumble. Although the original Galaxy Gear was anything but awesome, Samsung wearables are solid devices, …

Samsung Galaxy

128 km Melbourne Radar Loop

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Rumored specs, price and release date

<b>Update, August 2018:</b> The Samsung Galaxy Watch has been officially announced.<p>Samsung's next big event is coming soon, and the Note 9 is expected to make its official debut there. But Samsung might also reveal a new smartwatch, too.<p>It's been a while since Samsung had a new, big watch release. The …

Wear OS

Wearable LED flashlight from SwivelClip keeps your hands free

You probably have a variety of flashlights already, but you may find you need to add this little wearable flashlight from SwivelClip to your …

Barents Sea seems to have crossed a climate tipping point

This is probably what a climate tipping point looks like—and we're past it.<p>Many of the threats we know are associated with climate change are slow …

A Recent Hurricane Shot a Bolt of Antimatter Toward Earth

When you think of an alien world, you might think of a strange, stormy place with an inhospitable environment, frequent lightning strikes, and …

Physics

Taylor Swift and Hailey Baldwin accidentally flash their knickers as they both suffer fashion fails at the Billboard Music Awards

Top Artist: Ed Sheeran<p>Top New Artist: Khalid<p>Billboard Chart Achievement Award:<p>Top Male Artist: Ed Sheeran<p>Top Female Artist: Taylor Swift<p>Top …

Music

Say hello to the next generation of Arduino boards!

<i></i>We’re excited to kick off Maker Faire Bay Area by expanding our IoT lineup with two new boards: the <b>MKR Vidor 4000</b> and the <b>Uno WiFi Rev 2</b>. The <b>MKR Vidor</b> …

How a Knocking Engine Is the Sign of Automotive Innovation

Knock Knock. Who's there? A supercharged, mild hybrid, diesel-inspired gas engine.<p>When you usually hear a knocking noise under the hood, it means a major headache and an expensive trip to the mechanic. But for Mazda’s latest engine—a mash-up of diesel and gasoline technologies—it's the sign of …

Curiosity — 5 Top Destinations to See the Northern Lights

Maybe it’s at the top of your bucket list. Or maybe you’ve been lucky enough to actually experience it. Either way, you’ve most likely heard of the …

Northern Lights

The Acoustic Research integrated amplifier

The first time we saw an AR amplifier (at a Hi-Fi Show), we were struck by its bland, almost antiseptic appearance. Amidst all those other audio …

Audiophile

May 2018 New Gear

<b>SōLIS S0-8000 Tube Audio System</b><br>If you crave the warm glow (and sound) of tubes but are short on cash, SōLIS has a tube-based music system you might …

Baffling optical illusion leaves people scratching their heads - why does this arrow ALWAYS point right?

PEOPLE are baffled by a spinning arrow which seemingly always points right - but it is just a trick of the mind.<p>Thousands of people have shared a …

Power Usage Monitor

Power Usage Monitor<p>Please see the attached Power-Usage-Monitor.zip for code files.<p>In this project we built a current meter using the AC712 current …

Arduino

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Enchanting aurora australis illuminates southern skies

1 of 8<p>A spectacular Southern Lights display has injected a kaleidoscope of colour into the night sky of parts of Victoria and Tasmania.<p>The aurora …

Big Bang, Big Claim: Why This Bold Idea Is Right

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman</i> …

Universe

Crazy New Paper Suggests Wormholes Cast Shadows We Could Easily See With Telescopes

Eeeeeek.<p>The hypothetical cosmic portals linking two points of space-time that we call wormholes are the stuff of science fiction and space theory …

MIT just discovered a way to mass-produce graphene in long rolls

Scientists used to make graphene-based membranes in small batches in a laboratory. But a new breakthrough at MIT enables researchers to spool out …

NEXT-C electric propulsion engine poised for production

Photo Credit: NASA<p>The NEXT-C ion propulsion engine has successfully completed a Critical Design Review conducted by NASA and is planned for use on …

Orbiform Rolls Like A Ball Without Being A Sphere

AltDynamic have machined a mathematically perfect solid of constant width that is capable of rolling like a ball even though it is not a perfect …

Want to spot 'Steve' the aurora? Here's how to do it

There's a never-before-studied aurora gracing night skies around the world, and NASA wants you to try to spot it.<p>The newfound aurora, named Steve …

Magnetism

Tonight Is Your Super Rare Chance to See the Northern Lights From the Continental U.S.

Seeing the northern lights in the United States would be a dream come true for many American stargazers. After all, the gorgeous sights usually don't …

Northern Lights

Vion “Worlds Simplest” Bluetooth Multimeter Hits Kickstarter

Allectrics eastern United States has created a new Bluetooth multimeter called the Vion, which has been created to provide the “simplest smart …

Arduino

Magnet Levitation with Arduino

Levitator with Arduino.<p>You can 3D print the body or not.<p>Easy to print and mount (Just some glue, no screws).<p>Just install the firmware(Levitator.ino) …

Arduino