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House Tour: A Small Studio Full of Art and DIY Projects

<b>Name:</b> Julien <b><br>Location:</b> Hochelaga-Maisonneuve — Montréal, Canada <b><br>Size:</b> 466 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 4 months; Owned<p>Newly-single Julien had to find a …

DIY Kitchen Lighting Upgrade: LED Under-Cabinet Lights & Above-the-Sink Light

Is the lighting in your kitchen making you cringe? Is it insufficient? Dingy? Horribly outdated? If you are feeling kitchen lighting woes, there is …

Home Improvement

MagSpoof - credit card/magstripe spoofer

• Allows you to store all of your credit cards and magstripes in one device<br>• Works on traditional magstripe readers <b>wirelessly</b> (no NFC/RFID required)<br>• Can</b> …

This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter costs $0 and takes 30 seconds to make

Sometimes the best DIY hacks are the ones that involve the least amount of thought — and money.<p>This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter covers both of …

X-rays reveal details of plastic solar cell production

Plastic solar cells are light, easy to install, and readily produced using a printer. Nevertheless, the processes that take place on the molecular …

Novel metasurface revolutionizes ubiquitous scientific tool

What do astrophysics, telecommunications and pharmacology have in common? Each of these fields relies on polarimeters—instruments that detect the …

Researchers' metallic glue may stick it to soldering and welding

Northeastern's Hanchen Huang and colleagues, experts in nanotechnology, have developed a glue that binds metal to metal to glass to you-name-it, sets …

Scientists Say They've Found a Way to Make Martian Concrete

Before people are ready live on Mars for an extended period of time, we first need to figure out where they’ll live. A group of researchers believe …

Living Rooms

EPA Scientists Call Foul on Fracking Study, Say Findings 'Inconsistent With Data Presented'

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) advisors are calling foul on the agency's highly controversial study that determined hydraulic …

A promising new material can convert a major greenhouse gas into clean energy

Developed by a team of researchers in China, the material could be one way to deal with the 36 gigatonnes of CO2 we release into the atmosphere each year due to fossil fuel use.<p>Scientists have been struggling for decades to come up with an energy-efficient way to transform CO2 into something …

We could finally see an event horizon in 2017

Event horizons remain shrouded in mystery (and is depicted as the gateway to hell by a certain sci-fi horror flick) for good reason. Since they don't emit or reflect light, they're notoriously hard to photograph. The good news is that the Event Horizons Telescope's development is on track and could …

Black Holes

Britney Spears's Guide to Physics Is Still the Best Science Website From 1999

Its creator says, “It will probably be the only thing people remember about me.”<p>At the dawn of the millennium, something beautiful and weird emerged from the era's cultural detritus and made it onto the then-burgeoning internet: Britney Spears' Guide to Semiconductor Physics, found via the …