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How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Ben Heck Show “Build Your Own Portable Raspberry Pi, Part 1” (Video) #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

47 Raspberry Pi Projects to Inspire Your Next Build

If you’re looking for inspiration for your first Raspberry Pi project, look no further than the several dozen projects entered in the first ever Raspberry Pi Design Contest, sponsored by MCM Electronics. All the projects were entered into one of four categories – Artistic, Educational, Enclosure, …

Get Ready to Take Photos With Your Raspberry Pi

Element14, a distributor of ultra-cheap the Raspberry Pi computer, has developed a supremely simple camera to go along with it.<p><b>What looks like a flimsy strip of tape</b> sticking out of a circuit board is actually a full-fledged HD camera.<p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation, which launched its first $25 …

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Thumb Your Nose at the NSA With Raspberry Pi

The NSA is watching you. But you can get around the agency's prying eyes with Tor and a Raspberry Pi.<p>Adafruit has created a handy how-to to help you …

Bear attacks monkey after animal Olympics stunt goes wrong

Spectators watch on in horror as a bear knocks down and eats a monkey it was performing with during an animal Olympics show.<p>In the video, which was posted onto Live Leak on Sunday, the crowd can be heard cheering as two primates and a bear are forced to race bicycles around a track as part of a …

Meditating helps students get better grades

Meditating for just six minutes before going to lectures could help students get better grades, according to research.<p>A study of university students in California found that those who practised the art of Zen scored better on tests, reports journal Mindfulness.<p>They also found students who meditated …

Raptors and Toronto EMS CPR awareness Partnership

Paramedic Association of Canada

PAC is comprised of over 20,000 paramedics from coast to coast to coast. The Association is a national organization of prehospital practitioners that …

Extreme Kidnapping, Detroit Business Run By Adam Thick, Sells Consensual Abduction (VIDEO)

If you've got a couple hundred bucks to burn and a masochistic streak, then maybe it's time to check out a Detroit business that promises to give the thrill of a real-life abduction.<p>That's right, in a city with more than its fair share of true crime, the founder of Extreme Kidnapping is looking for …

Is this the best office in Britain?

This office may be the most fun in Britain as it comes kitted out with a giant helter-skelter slide, a tree house and even a pub.<p>It also boasts a pool table, a putting green, a giant swing, a cinema, and there's even a place where putting your feet up is an office rule.<p>Office designers Space & …

Rick Mercer Mocks Stephen Harper's Love Of Pandas (VIDEO)

Rick Mercer clearly doesn’t think much of last week's panda-monium.<p>The CBC comedian used his rant on Tuesday night to poke fun at Canada’s new furry …

Top 10 Ways to Breeze Through Laundry Like a Boss

Laundry is possibly the world's most boring chore (heck, you're probably bored just reading this). But it's something we have to do every week, and …

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