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How to Fold Amazing Stunt Paper Airplanes

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

Photo-Etching and Soldering Your Own Brass Model Parts

If you’re a fan of highly-detailed scale modeling, you may already be aware of the <i>YouTube</i> channel PLASMO (Plastic Models), a consistently mind-blowing video tutorial series hosted by Czech modeling wizard David Damek.<p>David builds planes, tanks, cars, gaming miniatures, dioramas, you name it. His …

TECH TIPS: Soldering Basics for the Absolute Beginner

Soldering is a method of using a conductive material (solder) to connect a wire with another device, such as another wire, a 1/4 inch plug, a guitar …

Arduino

Multimeter Basics: Measuring Voltage, Resistance, and Current

Your eyes can’t show you what’s happening inside a circuit, but a meter can.<p>Every meter has a “common” socket, color-coded black and labeled “com.” Plug the black probe into this socket.<p>You’ll also find a red-coded socket, labeled with the letter V and an ohm symbol to tell you that it measures …

100 Percent Renewable Energy? We Have the Power.

Imagine: You wake one up one spring weekday morning, on a day like today. While you were sleeping, wind turbines, along with the battery in your electric car, produced much of the electricity that powered your water heater and charged your phone. You take a hot shower, then make breakfast for your …

Renewable Energy

These 7% Dividends Sell Way Below Book

Legendary investor Peter Lynch was fond of saying that corporate insiders may sell their company’s shares for a variety of reasons. But there’s only one reason they buy – and that’s because they think the price is going up.<p>Anyone at the director-level or above in Corporate America is considered an …

Launch of our new education and careers website: Geology Career Pathways

Following months of planning, writing, designing and developing, we are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new, interactive education and …

Career Development

Newly discovered bacteria can eat plastic bottles

A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.<p>The discovery, …