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This throbbing, lifelike robot muscle lifts 1,000 times its own weight

We may be one step closer to lifelike robots thanks to a new type of 3D-printed muscle tissue<p>A “big piece of the puzzle” in creating lifelike robots …

Robotics

Making Your Own Solar Cells from Powdered Donuts?

WikiHow has a piece on how to make a photovoltaic solar cell from some common household ingredients and a piece of conductive glass (which you can buy online). The main ingredient in the cell is a titanium dioxide (TiO2) solution. You make this from the powdered sugar found in white powdered donuts.<p>…

8 Things the 1% Do That the 99% Doesn't | Inc.com

Success is not a coincidence. It is achieved on purpose.<p>The difference between what makes some people successful and others not successful is that the highly accomplished have learned to do what the majority of people do not.<p>Let's look at the 8 top things they do that set them apart from all the …

Self-improvement

Before You Operate a Sewing Machine

Operating a sewing machine for the first time can be intimidating. Take the time to learn the parts of a sewing machine and find out about choices …

7 Super Helpful Gmail Features to Make Your Electronic Life Easier | Inc.com

Considering that more than 1.2 billion people on the planet use Gmail, there's a good chance you're one of them. If so, Google's G Suite team has shared with me a list of tips which is probably worth perusing. Here are several features the search engine and advertising giant says many users don't …

Apps

Zero-day Skype flaw causes crashes, remote code execution

The critical flaw doesn't require any user interaction, either.<p>A critical flaw in Microsoft's Skype web messaging and call service allows attackers …

How To Pick a Lock in 8 Simple Steps

Picking locks has been a maligned skill for far too long. The common belief is that lock-picking is a skill that only criminals would have, yet …

Electric Guitar

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could …

Clean Energy

Tips To Avoid Building A Workbench

<b>Too many woodworking vises</b>:- yes you should have vises but only the essential ones. You should have a Face Vise and a Tail Vice. This will take care …

Crosscut Sled For The Table Saw - A Simple Table Saw Sled

Simple Crosscut Sled<br>For the Table Saw<p>You might want to make this dedicated crosscut sled if you cut a lot of stock at 90 degrees to the blade. It's …

How to build deck railings | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>how to build deck railings</b>. Building deck railings is a fun project for any diy-er, as you have the chance to use many …

Woodworking

How to Repair a TV Remote Control or Alarm Keypad With Kitchen Foil

How to Repair a TV Remote Control or Alarm Keypad With Kitchen Foil<p>Updated on September 19, 2017<p>How Do I Fix a Remote Control or Keypad That Won't …

How to install solar panels on the roof of your home

A New York solar pro walks through the process of designing and installing a rooftop solar system in a historic district<p><b>The roof:</b> A sunny, flat expanse topping a two-story limestone townhouse on Maple Street in the Lefferts Manor Historic District in Brooklyn. The home was built in 1909, but its …

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How We Use The Sun To Reduce Climate Change And Make Fuel At The Same Time

Around this time last year I reported on an invention that seemed like a potential panacea for all our climate concerns: A solar-powered reaction that takes ambient carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and uses it to create materials for planes, batteries and more. Now less than a year later comes …

Clean Energy

This Is How to Make Good Decisions: Four Secrets Backed by Research

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones.<p>With careers:<p><i>More than half of</i> …

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35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming “SUCCESSFUL”

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

16 powerful habits of productive, successful people

<i>Andreas von der Heydt published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today's (business) world is more complex, ambiguous, and demanding than ever before.<p>At the same time our working days have only so many hours. Fortunately! In addition, I strongly argue that it's not the smartest thing to add hours in …

Productivity

9 Easy Ways to Boost Your Memory

You can’t find your keys. The name of your mailman is on the tip of your tongue. Here are surprising tricks that will help you remember stuff …

Tesla Coil Electron Jet

A cool science demonstration which shows how the electrons swirling around the outside of a Tesla coil can turn it into an impromptu motor – in this …

Tesla

Build Your Own Track Saw for Straight, Accurate Cuts

Add a DIY track saw to your woodworking arsenal and start ripping full sheets of plywood.<p>Track saws are simple, just direct drive saws attached to a track, allowing you to cut long sheets of wood in a straight line. If you try to freehand guide a circular saw along the same path, the result will …

Want to Finally Understand Physics? Read This Book

Physics is hard. It’s one of those subjects you studied for a bit in a required high school class, then left behind in college for something you …

The 7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Healthy People

Most of us pay close attention to our health and treat threats to our physical well-being as soon as they occur. We dress warmly when we feel a cold …

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10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

Your Next Project Should Be This DIY 3D Router

CNC routers are great but can be time consuming and overkill when you simply need to make a few simple cuts. This 3D router keeps your project moving forward and there's no software to fiddle with.<p>CNC routers are amazing machines that can make intricate and precise cuts at the touch of a button. …

Woodworking

"Empathy Leads You to Very Bad Decisions" What?

In a recent search for the latest research and popular media references about empathy, I was stopped in my tracks when I found the video below, in …

How to Learn to Love Running

New runners who follow these principles are more likely to enjoy and stick with the sport.<p><i>Jacklyn asks: Do you have any tips for struggling newbie runners?</i><p>I’ll never forget the day I took my first running step. I thought I was going to die. It was so horrible that I didn’t try again for another …

How a Little-Known Mineral Could Beat Out Silicon for Solar Energy Efficiency

Watch out, silicon. Perovskite's coming for you.<p>Perovskite solar cells have been making leaps and bounds in progress over the last several years. A relatively new material in the world of solar, it has come close to its silicon cell siblings in terms of efficiency in a shockingly short period of …