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Candle Powered Fan - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

This Candle Powered Fan uses some small candles to heat one side of a TEC-module, this creates a voltage that will operate the fan. A CPU heatsink is …

Open Bitcoin ATM - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

This Open Bitcoin ATM might be a simply way to distribute Bitcoin in establishments that want to use it for sales. Just make sure no one walks away …

Arduino Network Uptime Monitor via Twitter - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you want to know when your network is having issues and have some Arduino gear kicking around this Uptime Monitor Project by www.hackshed.co.uk …

How to Stop Giving a F@$% What People Think

<i>Sean Kim is an entrepreneur, new-born writer, and striving life-hacker. He was recognized as one of Canada’s Next 36 leaders, and is the the cofounder of Needle. This post originally appeared on Sean’s Medium blog on entrepreneurship and personal development.</i><p><i>This article was inspired by the work of</i> …

The 1 Method to Trick Your Brains into Making Habits Stick

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Every habit you want to build can be broken down into a sequence of …

Why You Should Never Send Negative Emails

<i>David Spinks is the cofounder of Feast: Helping busy people build a habit of cooking at home. He also cofounded CMX Summit, TheCommunityManager</i><p>and writes about building startups and life experiments at WhatSpinksThinks.<p>I’ve learned a lot about what makes for good communication in business.<p>I’ve also …

How to Make Friends and Coworkers Feel Good About Themselves

<i>David Spinks is the cofounder of Feast: Helping busy people build a habit of cooking at home. He also cofounded CMX Summit, TheCommunityManager</i><p>and writes about building startups and life experiments at WhatSpinksThinks.<p>Want to make friends and build a strong network?<p>Want to be the person that …

Why We Use Email for Everything and How We Can Be Better Emailers

<i>Denis Duvauchelle is the CEO and co-founder of Twoodo Mail, helping your team collaborate effectively with email through #hashtags.</i><p>Email is arguably one of the greatest things the Internet made possible.<p>As with all huge innovations, no one could have predicted how email was going to be used in the …

20 Ways to Be Awesome on the Internet

This will sound like a “duh” tip but you’d be surprised how many forget/ignore it. When you create a landing page, website or even an article, there’s a goal behind it. You do it because you want people who see it to do something.<p>Internet people have zero patience to guess your intentions. If you …

What Music Does to Your Brain While You Work

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Damn. I forgot my headphones.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Nothing has a more …

Playable Game Boy Costume Turns You into a Playable Game Boy

There are costumes, there are cosplays, and there are playable cosplays. Introducing the Game Boy cosplay, powered by a Raspberry Pi. Not only does it let anyone play Game Boy games on your person, but they can swap cartridges to switch games, just like on the real thing:<p>This video, which was only …

The Science Behind Optimizing A Productive Work Environment

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An 8-Step Process to Writing Blog Posts That Don't Suck

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>That annoying little cursor.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Blinking at you. …

6 Totally Strange But Effective Productivity Hacks

<i>Ilya Pozin is the founder of</i> <i>Open Me</i> <i>and</i> <i>Ciplex and is a</i> <i>columnist for Inc, Forbes & LinkedIn.</i><p>Sometimes, you need more than conventional wisdom and obvious advice to get yourself back on track.<p>In fact, some of these hacks, whether it’s looking at baby animals or grabbing some Z’s, might actually seem …

Why You Should Invest in Life Experiences

<i>Sean Kim is an entrepreneur, new-born writer, and striving life-hacker. He was recognized as one of Canada’s Next 36 leaders, and is the the cofounder of Needle. This article was originally posted on The Growth List.</i><p>“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do …

Why You Should Hustle Every Day

<i>This post was written by Herbert Lui and edited by Robleh Jama, and originally appeared on the Busy Building Things blog. Companies like Facebook and Shopify renew their inspiration by using our art products.</i><p>What do software development hosting service GitHub, venture capitalist Fred Wilson, and …

How to Put an End to Bad Days

<i>Andrea Ayres-Deets is the Lead Writer at ooomf, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Andrea writes about psychology, creativity, and business over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Some days, I feel like this:<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard …

10 Rules to Make email Within Teams More Efficient

You don’t need an interoffice communications manual to get people to communicate better. Just lead by example, and come up with some simple pointers to improve things. Here are a few of the rules I set myself and which I hope people on my team start copying.<p><b>Don’t reply to everything</b><br>This sounds …

8 Scientifically Proven Ways to Maximize Your Mid-Day Break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>I’ve noticed that the way I spend my lunch break affects how productive I am for the rest of the day: how quickly I get started once I get back to my desk, how effective I am in the first hour after lunch, and …

Bypass Capacitor Tutorial - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

We all use Bypass Capacitors in our designs but what size do you normally pick and why? Does location of the bypass capacitor matter? Should you use …

Meet DURT, The Wooden Mountain Bike

Most bikes are made of extremely high-end composites and fibers that come from the cutting edge of materials science: Carbon fiber, for example, is …

9 Things You Should Know About the Phosphor Touch Time Digital Watch (list)

Phosphor is largely known for their E-Ink watches. And today, the company released – they’ve actually already sent me one – the Touch Time Digital …

NASA-Sponsored Study Warns Of Possible Collapse Of Civilization

Two scenarios of how it may all come crashing down<p>We've heard many times that if we don't change our ways, our civilization may be doomed. But such suggestions are often pushed aside. Nobody likes a whiner, as they say. And our society isn't big on long-term thinking. Well, a new NASA-funded study …

Scientists warn of global warming's abrupt changes

A group of scientists warned Tuesday that world leaders must act more swiftly to slow greenhouse gas emissions or risk "abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes" from climate change.<p>The American Assn. for the Advancement of Science's blunt report contains no new scientific …

National Academy of Sciences

NSA Program Monitors An Entire Country's Calls, Has Wizard Mascot

Which is more disturbing?<p>Here is your weekly dose of NSA revelations, reported in the _Washington Post _from the classified documents cache released by Edward Snowden: the NSA has a program called MYSTIC that can monitor an entire country's telephone calls--100 percent of them--and replay them up …

Surveillance

Asteroid to eclipse bright star Regulus tonight

Millions of people in New York City and points north can watch late tonight (March 19-20) as the bright star Regulus winks out when the asteroid …

Dogs' sense of smell signals love for owners, say scientists

Pioneering research into how dogs perceive smells demonstrates the scent of familiar humans acts like perfume in their brains<p>The familiar scent of its owner lingers like perfume in a dog’s brain, US scientists claim.<p>They have pinpointed an area of the canine brain that responds more strongly to the …

How Arianna Huffington Sleeps Her Way to Success

Arianna Huffington wants to revolutionize how women create a successful life. First step? More z's.<p>Last year, Arianna Huffington gave her friends unorthodox Christmas presents: alarm clocks. Rather than passing comment on anyone's punctuality, the media entrepreneur sought to nudge them toward …

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part II)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

ListenUp

Self-described as "a frightful/delightful five-piece of ditty pumpers with a heart that bleeds for the wild child, the mood swinger and the lost thought found again," NYC-based Big Huge and their garage-pop sound is a legitimate gang of devoted shredders. The eccentric band took their rock'n'roll …