Ole Zoffmann

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Make Your Own DIY Clock

Tell time and support arrested teenage inventor Ahmed Mohammed<p>On Monday, Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old from Irving, Texas was suspended and placed in juvenile detention for bringing a homemade clock to school, triggering a nationwide response against racial and religious profiling, and spawning the …


Your 11 best British films

In honour of British Film Week, BBC Culture asked readers to share their favourite British films of all time. Here’s what you chose.


8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

1 of 8<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th century, but how well does it explain the things we …


The best alternatives to Apple’s stock iPhone apps, as chosen by iOS users

Apple makes some of the best hardware in the smartphone market, but the software isn’t always up to snuff. That’s not to say that the stock apps on …


Great gerbils – not black rats – were chief cause of the great plague, study says

The gruesome waves of bubonic plague that began with the Black Death in medieval Europe and ended with the Great Plague of London may have been driven more by great gerbils than black rats, researchers claim.<p>In a study that threatens to overturn the popular history of one of the world’s greatest …

Environmental Health

Connect Tiny Devices To The Internet With Spark's Electron

For $3 a month, you can get a whole megabyte of data!<p>Tiny computers like Arduino and Raspberry Pi have helped jumpstart the Internet of Things by making it easy to bring connectivity to virtually anything. But while short-range networking via Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth is readily accessible, …


In the Beat of a Heart by John Whitfield – review

A book that beautifully explores the astonishing variety and complexity of life iterated across the species in an attempt to answer the biggest question of all: why is life the way it is?<p>This is a book that addresses fabulous and life-enhancing themes. It is written beautifully enough to take your …

Costa Rica

The South’s true face of hate: Oozing nonsense from demented and influential corners of religious right

Celebrating the anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination? Disturbing people are pushing sick alternative history<p>When a federal court recently struck down Alabama's same-sex marriage ban, it wasn't Governor Robert Bentley who insisted on repeating George Wallace's ludicrous theatrics of treason, …

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …