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37 different sensor and effectors for Arduino $24

My daughter and I have set up a small maker space in our house and we are stocking it with components. Our latest acquisition: this 37-piece Arduino …

Pittsburgh is falling out of love with Uber’s self-driving cars

Pittsburgh was the initial test city for Uber's self-driving car initiative. While our experience in one of the autonomous vehicles was thankfully pretty safe, it wasn't long before reports of accidents and wrong-way driving began to surface during the first month of the operation. Nine months …

What’s Wrong with Apple?

Technology cycles come and go and the present one simply doesn’t play to Apple’s strengths. It was bound to happen. Related posts: Apple Is Not The …

Still Have Leftover Halloween Candy? Use It For Science!

Halloween has come and gone, but piles of candy remain. You have two options: Eat it all and risk a serious sugar coma, or get seriously creative with some candy-themed science.<p>We asked employees at various science museums what experiments they like to do with leftover candy. Get crackin'.<p><b>The</b> …

North Carolina

Researchers accidentally turn CO2 into ethanol

While governments around the world continue the long, hard work of regulating away the future use of fossil fuels, scientists have discovered how to …

Ethanol

Child psychologist: This is how to raise human beings who are ready for the real world

People are a little worried about the human species these days. Maybe it’s the rash of terrorist attacks throughout the world. Maybe it’s the tone of the presidential campaign. Maybe it’s because so many of us are suffering from a nasty case of empathy fatigue in response to the horrors humans …

Terrorism