Dries Venter

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How to Remove a Stripped Phillips-Head Screw

Even if a screw is stripped beyond apparent salvation, don't give up!<p>(Photograph by Gregg Delman)<p><b>No screw extractor? No problem.</b> Use a tapered square drive bit to back out a stuck fastener: First, drill a hole in the head deep enough to seat the square drive bit. Use a drill bit with a diameter …

Woodworking

This is a Cut and Polished Chinga Meteorite

Seen here is a 773 gram polished Chinga meteorite. The quarter-cut specimen was found in Turvinskaya, Russia and has been cut and polished on two …

The best idea in the frickin’ universe is now a reality: Trapper Keeper iPad cases

Back in January, a Seattle-based Etsy seller started mocking up iPad cases designed to look like Trapper Keepers, Mead’s line of brightly colored, wonderfully designed 80’s folders and binders for students. We promptly declared it the best idea in the frickin’ universe, and lamented that you …

GE Debuts New “Link” Smart LED Bulb Lineup – Includes $49 Starter Kit

- Jun 30, 2014<p>General Electric has debuted its new lineup of smart LED light bulbs, dubbed “<i>Link</i>.” The lights can be controlled via an iOS device, …

Robots Built for Battle Are Patrolling the World Cup

iRobot Packbots, which U.S. soldiers have used in Iraq and Afghanistan for more than a decade, are on hand to investigate any suspicious packages at World Cup 2014 in Brazil.<p><b>A team of 30 battle-ready robots is patrolling</b> the World Cup stadiums in Brazil this month. Known as PackBots, these roving, …

Robotics

Top 3 Must-See Films This Summer - PAPER

<b>Boyhood</b><br>Richard Linklater's extraordinary, incredibly moving coming-of-age film, which took over 12 years to complete, leisurely depicts Mason (the dynamic Ellar Coltrane, who was seven when Linklater started filming and 18 when he finished) growing up with his sister (the director's daughter …

NASA Flying Saucer Flight Test Succeeds

The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) touches down gently in the Pacific Ocean.<p>Over the weekend, a giant balloon carried NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) up to 120,000 feet over Hawaii and then let it go. The flying saucer then began a half hour of powered flight, at the end …

Pacific Ocean

Adolf Hitler's personal photographer's collection of images of Polish Jews emerge

Rare photographs have emerged taken by Adolf Hitler's personal photographer depicting life for Polish Jews in a concentration camp during the Second World War.<p>Hugo Jaeger's photographs of Nazi-occupied Polish town of Kutno between 1939 and 1940 have been released to mark the official establishment …

Best Money Tips: Save Money Spring Cleaning

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on saving money spring cleaning, making your wedding venue more …

Best Engineering Photography of 2012 Is Explosively Awesome

There is nothing more awe-inspiring than the sight of a city being built — or destroyed. And that's the point of the photographs in the <i>Engineering</i> …

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You Can Now Model Your Home After Your Favorite TV Shows

Spanish illustrator Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde has painstakingly recreated the floor plans from shows like Friends and Gilmore Girls. Thankfully, you can buy all of these as posters and pretend like Stars Hollow is a real place.<p>Buy these floor plans as posters from Spanish illustrator Iñaki Aliste …

TV

DAMAGE CAUSED BY V2 ROCKET ATTACKS IN BRITAIN, 1945

Close<i>Use this image under non-commercial licence.</i><p>The media for this item are free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial …

Military History

Hitler's kamikaze doodlebug set to go on display in Britain

A rare kamikaze-style rocket capable of launching a direct hit on Buckingham Palace will go on display in Britain almost 70 years after Hitler had it made in the hope it would help destroy London.<p>This manned version of the fearsome V1 was developed because the aim of the 5,000 original rockets was …

Ewald-Heinrich Von Kleist, Who Plotted To Kill Hitler, Dies

Ewald-Heinrich Von Kleist, the last survivor of a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, has died, the Associated Press reports quoting his wife.<p>Von Kleist, a former German army lieutenant, first volunteered to wear a suicide vest in 1944. He was scheduled to meet Hitler to model a new uniform and …

World War II: After the War

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First LG webOS TVs to launch in 2014 with revamped interface, but details still light

LG says webOS is a 'gamechanger' for TVs, but won't say why<p>LG's first TVs running webOS will launch in early 2014, possibly at CES. That's the word from our sources, and loosely confirmed by LG VP of communications John Taylor, who said webOS is in "fast track development" in a conversation …

3-D Printed Car Is as Strong as Steel, Half the Weight, and Nearing Production

Picture an assembly line not that isn't made up of robotic arms spewing sparks to weld heavy steel, but a warehouse of plastic-spraying printers …

Ferrari debuts 963hp hybrid LaFerrari supercar, but you can't buy one

Ferrari's hybrid could never have been anything less: the Italian car manufacturer today unveiled the LaFerrari supercar — a 963 horsepower, limited-edition model that the company will use as a testbed for future developments in its product line. LaFerrari is the successor to Enzo, the …

One of a Kind Show

If you’’re in the market (or feel like being inspired) for some truly fantastic gifts, the <b>One of The Kind Show</b> is well worth the visit to the Direct …