Joel Clark

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Woodworking Basics for the Hardware Hacker

Hackaday is primarily a place for electronics hackers, but that’s not to say that we don’t see a fair number of projects where woodworking plays a …

Woodworking

Five Tools for Beginners that Power Up the Command Line

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a command line noob, there’s no way you remember every command, manual page, or tooltip. Lucky for you, we have …

Trying To Protect My Son From The Anxiety I've Passed On To Him

I’ve struggled with "bad thoughts" my whole life — and while I can't stop my son from having them too, I can show him how to live fully.<p><b>When my older</b> son Griff was 3 1/2 years old, he would not eat food without very strict parameters. For his third birthday, he’d received a singing birthday card, a …

Cheesy Pizza Roll-Up

Roll-ups just aren't for kids.<p>Servings: 6-8<p><b>Stromboli</b><p>1 package of pizza dough<p>1 package of pepperoni (roughly 30 small slices)<p>1 package of salami (roughly 30 small slices)<p>8 mozzarella cheese slices, cut in half<p>1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese<p>1 jar of pizza sauce<p>½ cup roasted red pepper<p>1 teaspoon red …

What Trump's moves on trade, abortion and federal hiring really do — and don't do

On his first full workday in the<p>White House, President Trump took action highlighting the range of his campaign priorities: trade, abortion and tackling government bureaucracy.<p>Trump’s directives follow another he issued just hours after taking the oath of office Friday that marked a first step in …

Why the Mediterranean diet is still the best way to lose weight

The diet industry is riddled with fads — from gluten-free to intermittent fasting to juice cleanses. But one popular healthy eating plan has been …

These Protestors Who Never Met Before Flawlessly Performed A Women’s March Anthem

If you’ve been in choir before, you know how hard it is to learn how to sing a new song in four or more parts. Hint: It’s really, <i>really</i> hard and can take months or weeks of group rehearsals. Which is why the phenomenon you can witness in the above video is pretty incredible. All the women you hear …

Feminism

Trump boasts and attacks the media in solemn CIA setting

President<p>Trumptraveled toCIAheadquarters Saturday to make peace. But as he spoke in front of a wall with 117 stars marking spies who died while serving, Trump quickly shifted back to campaign mode — boasting about his achievements, lodging grievances against the media and making off-the-cuff …

Pixar unveils Easter eggs connecting all its titles

The most common Easter eggs are those kids go looking for on Easter Sunday. But to eagle-eyed fans, they’re the little inside references stuck in the …

Animation

Japan's rising child poverty exposes true cost of two decades of economic decline

Soup kitchens have sprung up to provide meals for some of the estimated 3.5 million children officially living in poverty in one of world’s richest countries<p>The smell of beef stew wafts from a kitchen as a brigade of volunteers put their cooking skills to use on a recent Saturday evening in Tokyo’s …

Income Inequality

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Self-help

Google's new image compression tool uses 75% less bandwidth

HooliGoogle just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality.<p>Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both low and high-quality versions of the same …

These Scripts Help You Start and Nail a Salary Negotiation Talk with Your Boss

The beginning of the year is a great time to make sure you’re being paid what you’re worth, and if you find out it’s about time you had a chat with …

Employment

Opera Neon turns your web browser into a mini desktop

As much as modern desktop web browsers can do, their basic concept is stuck in a rut. It's not really designed for the way many people use the web, such as chatting while you surf. Opera wants to climb out of that hole, and it's trying an unusual approach to make that happen: it's launching Opera …

Showing Off Your Sense of Humor at Work Can Make You Seem More Competent

Professional environments may seem like the last place to try out your latest joke, but a recent study suggests jokes can make you seem more …

How to ensure that Flipboard readers discover your blog

If there’s one thing bloggers love, it’s having people read their words. After all, none of you are out there banging the keys just because you enjoy the noise it makes, right? When you flip your posts into a Flipboard magazine, your followers will most likely see it in their Cover Stories (home) …

VW brings the spirit of the hippie bus into the 21st century with the I.D. Buzz

When it debuted at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept was presented as the latest in a long line of design studies that …

Autos

8 free apps for picking a colour scheme

As a visual creative, colour is one of the most important tools at your disposal. But how do you go about creating the perfect colour scheme for your …

Graphic Design

How to Create and Succeed at Personal Goals in the Coming Year

Goals have been a central part of my personal, professional, and financial successes for as long as I can remember. I remember setting personal goals …

Weight Loss

Save Tons of Money On Travel Costs With Inverse Vacation Planning

Between the plane tickets, hotel rooms, and meals, visiting the places on your bucket list can get pretty expensive—even if you go deal hunting. If …

Growth mindset: practical tips you may not have tried yet

Struggling to inspire a growth mindset in your students? Try going stealth, taking different paths and talking to parents<p>Schools and teachers across the world have embraced Carol Dweck’s theory of growth mindset in the hope of helping students to fulfil their potential. Popular strategies include …

Pedagogy

Meryl Streep called out Donald Trump at the Golden Globes. He responded by calling her ‘over-rated.’

It’s no secret that Hollywood skews liberal, and there were probably few Donald Trump fans in the audience at Sunday’s Golden Globes. And although the awards show kicked off with a few jokes at the president-elect’s expense, Meryl Streep took a serious tone to address the recent presidential …

Donald Trump

Poet stumped by standardized test questions about her own poem

Poet Sara Holbrook, who often writes humorous verse for kids, had some harsh words for the Texas Education Agency after she discovered she couldn't answer questions about poems on the its standardized tests — poems she herself wrote.<p>In an essay for the Huffington Post, Holbrook wrote that she felt …

17 Carrie Fisher Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Actress, author, and screenwriter Carrie Fisher--who sadly died this morning after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles--was an inspiration to millions of people around the world. While she achieved everlasting fame for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars film …

Happiness

Wild, Multilayered Portraits Look Like Intricate Paper Sculptures

These digital illustrations are actual dimensional renderings with a tactile textured aesthetic.<p>Mixing 3D modeling with carefully applied shadows, Maxim Shkret’s digital creations evoke densely layered paper sculptures. His 3D digital illustrations range from renderings of animals to figures, …

Digital Art
Mental Health

UN’s ban on child labour is a ‘damaging mistake’

Academics say policy ignores benefits and reflects western prejudice<p>A group of international academics has condemned a United Nations convention which bans child labour as “harmful and unnecessary”, arguing that allowing young children to work can have positive effects which are not being taken …

Sustainable Development Goals

The disturbingly accurate brain science that identifies potential criminals while they’re still toddlers

Scientists are able to use brain tests on three-year-olds to determine which children are more likely to grow up to become criminals. It sounds like <i>Minority Report</i> come to life: An uncomfortable idea presenting myriad ethical concerns. But, though unnerving, the research is nuanced and could …

The Brain