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Making Sense Of Suspension: DAMPING

As discussed in last month’s MC Garage piece, “Springs, Explained” <b>(see Making Sense Of Suspension, Part 1 here)</b> those coiled lengths of wire we call …

How To Replace Your Motorcycle Clutch Pack

Like brake pads, tires, and chains, clutch plates are consumable components. If your clutch is slipping or shuddering, it’s likely time to replace …

Home Improvement

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

VoCore: Mini Linux Computer opens up DIY tech building – for only $39

It’s less than an inch wide and less than an inch high — and it’s just about the coolest mini-computer you’ll ever come across. DIY single-board …

Raspberry Pi

We are finally starting to understand Pluto's place in the solar system

Pluto is a weird little world with a familiar planetary recipe.<p>If you combine many of the materials found in the solar system — rocks, water, …

Tech analysis: How Ferrari's engine push has delivered a suspension boost

While Ferrari did not appear in testing with any obvious innovations on its car – in contrast to Mercedes which unleashed a host of radical parts – …

Turn your old Raspberry Pi into an automatic backup server

Put your old Raspberry Pi to work as an automatic backup server with rdiff-backup.

Linux

Space Tech Is Helping Engineer the World's Biggest Nuclear Fusion Reactor

If it can withstand the Sun it can manage fusion.<p>Nuclear fusion is the energy of the Sun and stars, and there's a global race to generate it as an alternative green energy source.<p>But before researchers get started, they need to ensure that their nuclear fusion reactors can withstand the extreme …

Nuclear Energy

This Massive VPN Comparison Spreadsheet Helps You Choose the Best for You

Choosing a trustworthy, reliable VPN service provider is hard, but over on Reddit, user That One Privacy Guy collected virtually everything there is …

Honda's hydrogen-powered Clarity goes on sale in Japan

Hydrogen-powered cars are less efficient and environmentally friendly than EVs, but nobody can deny that they're more practical. Case in point is Honda's Clarity fuel-cell vehicle (FCV), which is now on sale to select buyers in Japan. Unlike EVs, which can go a maximum of around 270 miles (in the …

HugeDomains.com - OurGardenClub.com is for sale (Our Garden Club)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

There's a New Kind of Wi-Fi That Uses 10,000 Times Less Power

Wi-fi is already a very great thing. Problem is—especially for mobile devices—wi-fi is also an energy suck. But now, scientists have come up with a …

These 7 Emerging Trends Represent the Future of Kitchens and Bathrooms

From the futuristic to the beautiful and even to the absurd, the newest and most innovative kitchen and bath products went on display at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Showcase in Las Vegas last month. Stacy DeBroff, brand strategist and CEO of Influence Central, was in attendance, and using her …

Kitchens

Texas Family Has Ordinary-Looking Barns Converted Into Epic Country Houses

‘Barndominiums’ are becoming a major home improvement trend in North Texas, thanks to Morton Buildings, a construction company that specializes in …

BBC iWonder - What will the Large Hadron Collider discover next?

What will the Large Hadron Collider discover next?<p>Presented byProfessor Tara ShearsParticle physicist<p>In collaboration withHorizon<p>1. Smashing particles<p>Presented byProfessor Tara ShearsParticle physicist<p>In collaboration withHorizon<p>Buried beneath the French-Swiss border, the Large Hadron Collider …

Physics
Physics

This self-flying drone can carry you to work

Soon drones will be able to take off, fly, and land all on their own, and self-driving cars are just around the corner. The next step, naturally, is an autonomous drone that can fly you around, and Chinese company Ehang, has already built it.<p>The Ehang 184 is a single-seater, eight-rotor autonomous …

Drones

First passenger drone makes its debut at CES

Chinese entrepreneurs bring their one-person craft, which is controlled by tablet and capable of flying 60mph, to the annual technology convention<p>A Chinese company claimed a world first on Wednesday by unveiling a drone capable of carrying a human passenger.<p>Guangzhou-based Ehang Inc pulled the …

Drones

How GoPro Is Building Its Future Drone Platform Foundations

Patrice Lelaisant Contributor<p>Patrice Lelaisant is a co-founder of Inventuav.<p>GoPro started working on drones a few months ago in order to stake a claim in this multibillion-dollar market. This is a natural for them, as they will be able to offer the best flying immersive camera on the market — …

Drones

Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL)

Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about …

Woodworking