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7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

Arduino Prototype Center

Introduction: Arduino Prototype Center<p>Finalist in the<br>Workshop Contest<p>View Contest<p>This is a relatively inexpensive and easy to build project that will …

Data Dial Dashboard

The Data Dial Dashboard brings back the fun of old-school analog dial gauges while updating them with internet connectivity. In this project we will use an Arduino, Ethernet shield, and 3 servos to create a system for tracking global earthquake activity. The data are pulled from the USGS real-time …

Arduino

An Opensource Arduino Guitar Pedal

If you’re a guitarist, or know a guitarist, you probably know just how many guitar effects there are out there — but what if you could design your …

Next

Adafruit’s just released a beautiful tutorial by phillip burgess combining NeoPixel strips, with the Arduino Uno and a supporting cast of parts to …

How To Measure Air Pressure with Arduino

Continuing with our series on CanSat, we discuss how to detect atmospheric pressure using an Arduino Uno R3 and an MPX4115A Pressure Sensor.<p>To sense …

New ‘Nano-Camera’ from MIT Sees Things at the Speed of Light, Costs Only $500

A super-fast, affordable new camera currently under development at MIT could improve everything from video game experiences to driving safety, …

The second operating system hiding in every mobile phone

I've always known this, and I'm sure most of you do too, but we never really talk about it. Every smartphone or other device with mobile …

Information Security

An open source robotic lawn mower

Ardumower is a project with a basic aim: making a new ‘brain’ freely available for every robot mower in the universe! They use Arduino Mega and a …

Build a Cheap Home Automation System in 10 Minutes with Ninja Blocks

Home security and automation are rarely mentioned in the same sentence as the word cheap, but it's totally possible if you're willing to do a few …

video tutorial

Some days ago RS Components published the 5th and last video in a series of 5 video tutorials about Arduino Robot. After learning how to get started, …

Arduino Blog » Controlling water heater with Arduino Yún

<i>This week I’m going to introduce George Koulouris who loves playing, testing, making with others especially at the ‘Petit Fablab de Paris’ where he</i> …

the family tree

MAKE Magazine has just released Volume 36 focused on exploring the world of boards and including a detailed photo illustration of the evolution of …

Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

Super Cheap: Replacement Tubes for Your Broken Speedlight

When it comes down to it, there aren't a ton of things that can go wrong with a speedlight. And if your flash appears to be in working order (i.e., …

How to Get Started with 3D Printing (Without Spending a Fortune)

If you've heard the hype around 3D printing, you may think that we're in for a new boom in high-tech manufacturing, or that <i>Star Trek</i>-style …

Weekend Project: Make a Simple Laser Communicator

Google Chromecast: Does It Deserve a Place In Your Living Room?

Last week, Google unveiled the Chromecast: a $35 HDMI stick that can stream content directly to your TV. It sold out nearly immediately due to the …

How to Extend Your Wi-Fi Network With an Old Router

When you upgrade to a faster, better router, don’t toss your old one. Whether through stock or custom firmware, you can likely turn it into a …

Wi-Fi

Review: Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for DSLR Video Capture

When it comes to shooting video with an HDSLR, I am dependent on using the camera’s LCD screen rather than the optical viewfinder. The LiveView mode …

How to Make an Infrared Camera

We’ve published a few pieces on infrared photography before, and we’ve mentioned how it’s possible to modify a cheap or junk camera to be sensitive …

Sony Cyber-shot

Gene Machine

A pipe that copies DNA using the heat of a lightbulb.<p>Biology's equivalent of an office copier is a PCR machine. PCR, short for polymerase chain reaction, is now a staple in crime-scene forensics, heredity tests, and organism hijacking. It's a mind-boggling feat. Among billions of base pairs that …

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation.<p>In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as …

Nanotech

Capturing High-Speed Photographs of Exploding Wires

Contrary to what you might think, exploding wires are actually a fairly common photographic subject. Although cat bearding probably has it beat in …

Challenge Winner: Add an Electrical Outlet to Your Car's Dash

In last week's Hacker Challenge, we asked you to share your best DIY car hack. We received some great entries, but the winning hack shows us how to …