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Fearing White House Purge Of Climate Science, Scientists Frantically Copying Data

The moment Donald Trump took office on Friday, the official White House website was purged of all references to global warming and climate change science.<p>In its place is an energy plan to increase development of fossil fuels, get rid of regulations, open up public lands and parks to drilling and …

National Security

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

DIY

Acoustic Thievery: Researchers "Hack" 3-D Printers Using Sound

A team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine recently demonstrated how they can snatch intellectual property by simply recording …

Who Is the Master Who Makes the Grass Green? — but does it float

Macro photographs of insect eyes by Yudy Sauw<br>Tittle: ~Robert Anton Wilson<p>Pro tip: Many insect-pollinated flowers contain ultraviolet pigments that …

Dubai Cryogenic

Guillermo del Toro for "The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror" 2013

#document<p>Every year, and it seems like this has been going on since 1952, "The Simpsons" does a special Halloween episode under the moniker, …

Realism from Marta Penter

Marta Penter was born in Brazil in 1957. From very early on it was linked to the world of arts, having attended several schools and art centers. …

Art

Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon

Alan Turing, the Enigma codebreaker who took his own life after being convicted of gross indecency under anti-homosexuality legislation, is to be given a posthumous pardon.<p>The government signalled on Friday that it is prepared to support a backbench bill that would pardon Turing, who died from …

UK to Block All Pornography From the Internet Unless Users Ask For It

UK Prime Minister David Cameron will announce extensive restrictions on internet pornography tomorrow, according to the Daily Mail (which is taking …

Move Over Hammocks: How to Make an Outdoor Bed Swing

I feel like this weekend calls for a few lazy days to sit around, read a book, take a nap, and just relax. And if any of those things are on your …

DIY

Seriously Stylish Wooden Framed Bicycles

With the increased popularity of bicycles for city residents as a means of transportation, many companies have popped up that create bikes out of different materials and with a wide range of customizable features. This is definitely the most stylish wooden framed one we've ever come across. …

Risk-y Business - Page 2 of 2 - Rookie

<b>Downward Spiral</b><p>I’d always known that Josiah and I were fundamentally incompatible. We shared a sense of humor, but we also shared a lot of …

Tom Friedman, Churchill and Immigrants

I was a little surprised by Tom Friedman’s column in the <b>New York Times</b> today (7/17/13). It’s an attack on the Republican Party’s position on …

OpenSkan: An Open Source Full Body 3D Scanner

HeatSync Labs’ Moheeb Zara built this full body scanner with a Kinect that raises and lowers on a gantry while a turntable rotates the subject. The resulting scans are rendered with the help of ReconstructMe software. more photos on Flickr. [Thanks, David!]

Make It: Upcycled Wood Floating Shelves

I love these super simple, modern floating shelves from Happinest. They're a great way of using up scraps and offcuts and by mixing and matching the …

Building Aluminum Guitars: The Open-Source Lobo CNC

Personal 3D printers are definitely here, but for some parts, 3D printed ABS or PLA is not always a viable solution. Many makers need to make parts made out of phenolic, Delrin, wood or aluminum, and need tolerances or finishes not obtainable with most 3D printers. Years ago, before makers were …

My TROFAST studio

<b>Materials:</b> Trofast boxes, jig saw, sand paper, screws<p><b>Description:</b> Ikea’s toys storage boxes were used both to cover the ceiling, and to create the …

These Vintage Dutch Safety Posters Aren’t Messing Around

Buzzfeed has posted some vintage Dutch work safety posters that are both scary and effective, especially this one: the electricity eel kills you, and the Grim Reaper catches you when you fall. Yikes!<p>Or this one, which definitely downplays the copious amount of blood that would be spattered across …

Core77 DIY Design Award Winners Inspire

Last week, internationally renowned design site Core77 announced the winners of the Core77 Design Awards. There were 17 categories of design including soft goods, social impact, furniture & lighting, transportation, and DIY, to name a few. I was honored to be the jury captain for the DIY category. …