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Skill Builder: Advanced Arduino Sound Synthesis

The Arduino is an amazing platform for all kinds of projects, but when it comes to generating sound, many users struggle to get beyond simple beeps. With a deeper understanding of the hardware, you can use Arduino to generate any waveform you can imagine, and manipulate it in real time.<p>Basic Sound …

Arduino

Squirrels hat : First Fall 2013

While I was living in London, England, I saw the big grey squirrels for the first time. Apparently they've sort of taken over over there.<p>One of the …

Knitting

No-Knead Sandwich Bread

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Carey Nershi from Reclaiming Provincial shares a recipe for no-knead sandwich bread that takes minimal prep time and makes enough to keep extra</i> …

Fusion-io Rises on Speculation It Might Be the Next Flash Company to Sell Out

Shares of Fusion-io are rising like crazy today in the wake of a pair of acquisitions of two competitors, and speculation by an analyst that it could …

Credit Suisse

Drugs, Death and Dance Music

As lights flashed, monster beats pounded and thousands of ravers threw their arms in the air, things took a dark turn on August 31st, the second day …

Associated Press News

What Defines a Quick Meal for You?

Quick weeknight meals: just typing the phrase feels like repetition of a cliche. It's what the magazines tell us we want — dinner fast! Ten 30-minute …

Cooking

Making Cute Bento Boxes for School Lunch, the Lunch Box Awesome Way

A Q&A with Heather Sitarzewski (LunchBoxAwesome.com) about making cute cartoon-character bento boxes for her son's school lunch—how and why she does it<p>After visiting her son's school cafeteria and seeing what he was being served, <b>Heather Sitarzewski</b> decided to take matters into her own kitchen. But …

Composting 101

Compost is created in forests, fields, and plains around the world. It is the result of organic matter (plant parts and food scraps) decomposing with the aid of water, oxygen, invertebrate organisms (worms, slugs, sow bugs), and beneficial microorganisms (fungi and bacteria). Crumbly, dark brown …

Gardening

Overnight Apple Butter

Cook up a batch of the tastiest apple butter in no time by making it in a slow cooker with this recipe from Amy Traverso, author of "The Apple Lover's Cookbook." This recipe also includes instructions for canning apple butter.

Recipes

10 tips for egg safety

Collect regularly<p>Collect eggs two to three times a day, especially when weather is especially hot or cold. Discard eggs that are found on the floor, …

Fried Farro with Pickled Carrots and Runny Eggs

6 Servings<p>Browning the farro imbues it with a nutty flavor—a step you can add any time you prepare the grain.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium carrots, peeled, chopped<p>½ cup white wine vinegar<p>1 tsp. sugar<p>1 tsp. kosher salt plus more<p>5 Tbsp. olive oil, divided<p>1½ cups semi-pearled farro<p>2 garlic …

The Future is Now: 9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With respect to the trend first recognized in 1965, it only takes a glance at the headlines covering the high-concept gadgets and gizmos of today to notice …

Mars One: The psychology of isolation, confinement and 24-hour Big Brother

Since April, thousands of people have applied to take a one-way trip to Mars. Following further stages of selection and training, the plan is for the first four astronauts to lift off in 2022. After a seven-month journey they will settle permanently on the red planet to conduct scientific …

DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques …

Electric Vehicles

Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

Good photographers learn to work within the limitations of their equipment and learn to cope with scenes where the brightness range is too great for …

HDR Photography

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

How can you go wrong with this description of your invention? "NO MORE ELECTRICITY BILLS. NO MORE PETROL BILLS. NO MORE HEATING BILLS. NO MORE POLLUTION"<p>That's how Arthur Fahy is trying to drum up attention on Indiegogo for a device that allegedly produces free energy. He claims to have invented an …

New firmware gives Canon's Cinema EOS camera line a prodigious 80,000 ISO

Those who shelled out big bucks for one of Canon's Cinema EOS cameras will be glad to know they've just been blessed with a significant firmware upgrade. Owners of the EOS C500, C300, C100 and 1D C 4K models will all see a huge increase in light gathering, with the maximum ISO jumping from 20,000 …

Japan's Levitating Train Hits 310 MPH in Trials

It's currently the world's longest and fastest stretch of maglev train, reaching speeds as high as 310 mph in a demonstration last week. But Japan's …

The Hackathon Hackers Code Straight On ‘Til Morning

The TC Disrupt Hackathon is just as much about the journey as it is the destination.<p>More than 1,200 coders showed up to the SF Design Center to build something awesome, make some new friends, and present their wares to a panel of amazing judges.<p>They coded through the night, fighting sleepy eyes, …

Associated Press News

Associated Press News

RPi - Arduino - iPad robot

arduino uno, iPad, wifi robot, Raspberry pi, RasPiConnect<p>Robot – work in progress<p>By bbbot @ August 8, 2013<p>Obstacle avoidance and streaming video …

Frankfort Lighthouse | Michigan (by ETCphoto)

<b>Frankfort Lighthouse | Michigan</b> (by ETCphoto)