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The Best Operating Systems for Your Raspberry Pi Projects

If you’re new to the Raspberry Pi, that tiny $35 computer we all love, there’s a good chance you’ve downloaded (or purchased an SD card that …

How to Build a DIY Camera Stabilizer Using LEGO

Advanced camera stabilizers are becoming cheaper and cheaper these days, but if you’re the type of person who enjoys building the things you use, …

Go Longboard Pt.3

Turn Any Skateboard Into an Electric With Mellow

Mellow was started by two guys who met while surfing in Morocco. One had an idea for a way to completely revamp the riding experience. The other just …

Prototypes

Boosted Boards Rolls Out Four New Models

Posted in Gear<p>Boosted has added four new models to its lineup of industry-leading electric skateboards. All 4 are more advanced than the brand’s …

Marbel Is The World’s Lightest Electric Skateboard

Since you’re going to need to pick it up on numerous occasions, a skateboard shouldn’t be super heavy. And, for the most part, they aren’t … at least …

Extreme Sports

Salt Skateboards

Modern skateboarding as we know it came from surfing — after the waves went out, surfers would carve the asphalt just trying to pass the time — so it …

Raspberry Pi Zero 360 Degree Panorama Camera Zero 360

Photographer and maker James Mitchell has created an awesome 360 degree panoramic camera, using 10 Raspberry Pi Zero mini PCs and aptly named the new …

Google's programmable Lego-like blocks teach kids to code

With an increasingly digital future ahead of us, kids are being taught programming skills at younger and younger ages. Play is often the best way to …

Caleiduino Digital Sound Reactive Arduino Kaleidoscope (video)

Arduino enthusiasts looking for inspiration for the next project may be interested in this new piece of hardware call the Caleiduino which takes the …

Grunt Shows How Science Can Make a Soldier's Life a Little Less Hellish

A new book by bestselling author Mary Roach is always cause for celebration. In <i>Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War</i>, she brings her keen eye …

NASA’s Curiosity rover will attempt to collect water sample on Mars

Over the last year, NASA has discovered numerous evidence that liquid water exists on Mars. With signs the red planet once had lakes, and frozen …

Robotics

Why do gravitational waves matter so much, anyway?

For the second time, the LIGO laser interferometer detected spacetime ripples, heralding 'a new era in astronomy.'<p>There was big news in astrophysics …

Black Holes

Eat Better When Camping

When you’re out camping in the wilderness, you’ve got a few options for food.<p>You could subsist on granola bars.<p>Try your luck cooking over an open …

Raspberry Pi Pocket Chip With 3D Printed Case Created (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who are looking for a project to keep themselves busy over the weekend or two might be interested in this new Raspberry Pi …

Here's how an absurdly simple app hacked my brain and made me a runner

Lots of people pick up new healthy habits all the time, so it's not altogether shocking.<p>But even as I've drifted in and out of other exercise regimes — and told myself over and over that <i>this is the run</i> that will start a repeating pattern — I've never managed to run consistently for even a couple of …

Runkeeper

Footage Shows Mountain Climber Being Pulled From a Gnarly Himalayan Crevasse

<b>Stuck in the middle of an ice crevasse some 250 feet deep, on a 18,600-foot mountain, in the dark.</b> Sounds terrifying, right? Well that’s where …

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Test Raspberry Pi Code on Your Primary Computer with VirtualBox and a Bit of Tweaking

The Raspberry Pi is great because it’s a low cost way to test all sorts of crazy electronics ideas, but sometimes you might want to test <i>before</i> you …

What Is the US Military Trying to Hide About Its Missions in Africa?

Gen. David Rodriguez might be a modern military celebrity—if he hadn’t spent his career ducking the spotlight. After graduating from West Point in …

Air Force announces KC-46A candidate bases

Air Force officials announced fives bases as candidates for the next round of active duty-led KC-46A Pegasus basing on June 23.

Military

A-10s make rare highway landing near Russian border

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four U.S. Air Force A-10 "Warthogs" jets landed Monday on the remote Jägala highway in Estonia near the Russian border, the first such practice road landing in over 30 years.<p>The maneuver in Estonia, a NATO member that shares a 183-mile long border with Russia and sits about 100 miles from …

Military

'Pike' is a handheld, powerful, and precision-guided weapon

While experts debate whether or not North Korean missile launches were successful this week, U.S. weapons are so advanced that soldiers can now launch precision-guided munitions— by hand—and destroy enemy targets a mile and half away.<p>Raytheon is taking the sort of powerful, and amazingly accurate, …

Just Bought A Raspberry Pi? 11 Things You Need To Know

PiDesk - Futuristic desk with embedded controls, using Raspberry Pi

Russian physicists create a high-precision 'quantum ruler' - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Physicists from the Russian Quantum Center (RQC), MIPT, the Lebedev Physical Institute, and L'Institut d'Optique (Palaiseau, France) have devised a …

Perovskite Solar Cells Supercharge Electricity Production

<i>Editor's Note: This article is part of a special report on the Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016 produced by the World Economic Forum. The list,</i> …

Long Haul: 10 Best Backpacking Packs

High Sierra Titan<p>If you are hiking 10 miles or more a day with a fully loaded pack on your back, you’re going to get sweaty no matter what- but that …