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Renewable Energy Pushing Utilities & Grid Operators To Invest In FACTS

<b>Published on</b> July 30th, 2014 | <i>by Joshua S Hill</i><p>2<p>July 30th, 2014 by <b>Joshua S Hill</b><p>Though the first flexible alternating current transmission systems …

Arizona Utility To Pay Consumers For Rooftop Space For Solar

Will consumers let utilities use their roof for $30 a month?<p>Arizona Public Service, the dominant utility in the state, has filed for permission to install approximately 20 megawatts of solar on 3,000 homes in its service territory. APS will recover the cost of the systems—approximately $57 to $70 …

A Slick Hinge from Germany, and Some Awesome Toolbox Designs from Brazil

When Gregor Bruhn moved his cabinet- and furniture-making business <i>Hand Werk</i> from Germany to Canada, he brought with him tens of thousands of Euros' …

The Ultimate Off-Road Racer

The Duality concept vehicle ambitiously attempts to blur the lines between off-road SUV and race car. But how does it harmonize these extremes? The …

How To Pick a Lock Using Nothing But Hairpins

You can learn the basics of lock picking from a GIF, but for a more nuanced look at the techniques required to actually get a lock open without the …

Bye Bye Second Screen? The InAIR Lets You Browse The Web And Watch TV All In One Place

Nowadays, many people browse the web at the same time that they’re watching TV — the phenomenon is called the “second screen.” But a new gadget called InAIR from a startup called SeeSpace wants to bring our attention back to just one screen by putting the best of the laptop, the smart phone, and …

Kids, Going to Sleep Just Got a Lot More Fun!

With help from designers at Mathy by Bols, it might just be easier to get your kids to go to sleep at night, or at least get them to sleep in their …

Kids

Rubber Band Machine Gun

Next time you engage in an office rubber band warfare, pull out the Rubber Band Machine Gun and make everyone surrender. This crazy contraption is …

Maybe not the best break-over angle, but lots of room to bring your friends!

Parrot Flower Power Indoor Outdoor Bluetooth Smart Plant Sensor Review

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]uying plants is easy. Growing them is hard. The whole joke about the “green” thumb and lack of same in TV shows and movies is …

Southern California

File a USB Drive in a Binder

While having your data stored digitally might do away with some paperwork, that’s not always the case. Sometimes you might need to store both …

The Correct Way to Escape a Sinking Car

Mold Your Own Handles to Replace Broken or Missing Cabinet Hardware

Whether you're buying secondhand or antique furniture, or you've broken or lost a handle or fixture on your own cabinet or dresser, replacing it …

No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health

If you thought diapers on chickens was weird, this new product takes wearable technology to another level. A New York City-based startup called Pixie Scientific has created a smart diaper that it says can detect possible urinary tract infections, kidney dysfunctions and dehydration in babies -- all …

Diapers

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Face Recognition Lockbox

Want to protect your valuables but don't feel like carrying around a key or remembering a combination? Make has a guide for building a Raspberry …

Repurpose Old Cell Phone Chargers with DIY USB Ports

Chances are, you have some old mobile phone chargers lying around the house with non-USB pins. Instead of junking it, Martin Melchior shows us how to …

How To: Repel Mosquitoes Naturally Using Just Plants & Oils

While we've already covered several good ways to tame the itch of a mosquito bite, you're much better off preventing them from biting in the first …

DIY Survival: How to Filter Dirty Water with a Stick

There's no shortage of ways to filter water, but it doesn't get much simpler than this. Researchers at MIT have found that you can turn dirty water …

Ditch that tape measure; You can make floor plans by tapping your iPhone on the walls

Next time you need to draw up a floor plan or recreate a room’s dimensions, save yourself some trouble and don’t dig out your toolbox — just whip out …

How To: Snap Better Selfies Using Hand Gestures on Your iPhone

The term "selfie" is taking the world by storm. Having been around since 2002, the slang word for "self-portrait" went into hyperdrive thanks to the …

The World's Most Comfortable Tent Makes Sleeping Outdoors Like Home

If you love camping, then you have no problem sleeping on the hard ground inside your sleeping bag that’s tucked inside your tent. But for those who …

Check Out the James Bond-Style Gun That Only Works When Fired by Owner

It’s the kind of technology you’d expect Q to present to 007 just before he rushes out the door to track down the latest villain.<p>But this new gun is pitched for the everyday users, not just international spies. The Armatix Smart System consists of a gun and a watch that have to be within Radio …

How To: Get Drunk in Public on the Sly

Though nobody's going to hide the fact that they're getting sloshed on major holidays, you might want to be more discreet when it comes to your …

The Grass Printer Is An Artistic Robotic Lawnmower

As robots become more tightly integrated into our daily lives, we’re going to use them for goofy pursuits. It’s just a matter of human nature: There …

‘NetHero’ Has The Superhuman Ability To Diagnose Your Internet Problems

If your Internet connection is dragging, and you have no idea why, NetHero can offer some helpful tips to get you back up to speed. You just register, and it will check out all the devices on your home network to give you a general idea of whether or not they’re working properly. You can also …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

How Can One Man Cut a Log into Boards All by Himself? By Using a Logosol

At the Holz-Handwerk show there are tons of circular saws, tons panel saws and tons of CNC mills. But there's only one Logosol M8 Portable Sawmill. …

Print Delicious Meals With Foodini, 3D Food Printer Uses Fresh Ingredients

With all the hype about 3D printers, it was only a matter of time until a 3D food printer came about. Foodini, currently a Kickstarter campaign, is …