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How to Successfully Learn a New Language This Year

Until the age of 21, I had several New Year's resolutions to learn Spanish that never panned out. After I graduated university (as an electronic …

This $5 lamp is powered by gravity (and just destroyed its funding target on Indiegogo)

A lamp for $5 that does not require any electrical power source?<p>It may sound like an impossible dream, but two designers in London have built functioning prototypes of GravityLight, a cheap way for people in developing countries t0 light homes, recharge batteries, or power a radio. And they just …

The adventure playground of the Azores

The remote Portuguese archipelago is finally getting the recognition it deserves – with jewel-coloured lakes to kayak, misty laurel forests to hike and sparkling lava tubes to explore.<p>Asking someone to find the Azores on a map would probably have drawn a blank look a decade ago when the remote …

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What's Up With Baking Eggs in Avocados?

For awhile now I feel like Pinterest has been swarming with eggs baked in avocados. Some of these recipes are plain, some have bacon, others are …

Download Free, Open-source Textbooks from OpenStax College

Textbooks are incredibly expensive (not to mention cumbersome and heavy in dead tree format). Smart students can pick up free digital textbooks from …

I'm teaching myself to program. What's the next step after Codecademy?

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Will You be Iron Man?

Students create smartphone-powered driverless car

A group of Australian students has developed an autonomous car driven by a smartphone. But don't expect to see it on the road just yet.<p>The driverless car is already on the road, and there's a lot to look forward to, especially as the technology is refined and improved.<p>A team of information and …

SpaceX's Grasshopper reaches record heights as it tries for the perfect landing

SpaceX hopes to send eager visitors up into orbit, but it first has to build a consistent way to get everyone there and back. To that end, the company has continued to experiment with its reusable Grasshopper rocket to test out some essential parts of what will eventually be a return landing system …

How to Make Your Computer Run Faster

Is your computer slowing down, whizzing and whirring as it tries to keep up with you? Before you spend hundreds or even thousands on a new computer, …