Aaron Glaser

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Top 10 Raspberry Pi Zero Projects That Make Use of Its Small Stature

The Raspberry Pi has long been the hobbyist choice for DIY electronics projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which is about the size of a stick of gum, …

Comparing WeMo Smart Plugs

A quick review of the Mini Smart Plug, Insight Switch and Switch<p>In a recent post on home automation, I mentioned that I was using some WeMo plugs to …

A Leather Bag with Auto-Illuminating Interior, a Discount Tool Purchasing Program, Reviewing a Battery-Operated Table Saw & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Bed Build</b><p>Jimmy DiResta builds a steel and sapele bed designed by Taylor:<p><b>A Discount Tool Purchasing Program</b><p>Pretty …

Build a Smart Calendar and Notification Center for Family Agendas with a Raspberry Pi

We’ve seen a Raspberry Pi combined with a cheap LCD screen to create a smart calendar before, but Instructables user ozua takes it a step further …

This Map of the World Just Won Japan’s Prestigious Design Award

The 2016 Good Design Award results were announced recently with awards going to over 1000 entries in several different categories. But the coveted …

Japanese Culture

DIY Projects: How To Build Your Own Cheap Outdoor Cob Oven for Great Bread and Pizza

I must admit, I’m a bit of a breadhead. Few things are as exciting to me as freshly baked bread with a dab of butter, or hot and greasy scallion …

Bread

Panasonic's home of the future will blow your mind

The high-tech home of the Jetsons just got a little closer to reality.<p>Demonstrated at this year's CEATEC 2016, Panasonic unveiled a full range of IoT (Internet of Things) smart home products at its "Unique Interface/Unique Experience" exhibition. Its exhibition used existing and in-development …

Delta Opens Newest Sky Club at Seattle Tacoma - Points Miles & Martinis

Earlier this week, <b>Delta opened their newest Sky Club</b> at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This new location is right past airport security …

Where Are All the Black Atheists?

I am black. I am also an atheist.<p>It’s understandable if that surprises you.<p>You’ve probably heard that the number of religiously unaffiliated people …

The 25 Essential Podcasts of 2016

All the best online broadcasting to put in your ears this year, from new and notable to old-school classics.<p>The struggle of Peak TV is real, but the struggle of Peak Podcast is no less pressing. With reliably high-quality content from WNYC, NPR, Chicago Public Media, and Earwolf dropping weekly …

Make This Sauce And You Will Never Order Take-Out Pizza Again!

Savory Homemade Pizza Sauce<p>Save<p>It’s pizza night in our house! We know that ordering take-out is easy, or that buying a jar of store-bought sauce …

Here's why the Big Green Egg grill attracts such a loyal following

<b>I</b> considered myself a backyard warrior when standing over a fine steak or juicy burger sizzling atop hot coals. I would wear out grills every two …

BBQ

Yams vs. Sweet Potatoes: Here’s the Difference

If you’ve ever scanned the produce aisle for some sweet potatoes, spotted a sign for yams, and thought, “Well, they're basically the same thing... …

How to build a magazine rack | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy project is about <b>how to build a magazine/fruit rack.</b> If you want to learn more about building beautiful storage baskets, pay …

Building a Rustic Outdoor Shower for Informal Camp Life

Five years ago my family and I bought an undeveloped parcel of land on a beautiful lake in Ontario. After living on the land in less than luxurious conditions while the cabin was built, the time came for some of the more civilized comforts. Before buying the land my family and I were avid campers …

Rustic

The Differences Between Table Salt and Kosher Salt, Explained

Have you ever followed a recipe to its exact specifications only to find the resulting dish way too salty? There’s a reason for that—but neither you …

How to Make a Bar Stool, a Hand Tool Storage Wall and a Loft Bed in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Loft Bed Build<p>Found another maker to add to the mix! Here Laura Kampf builds a loft bed for a friend, whose tiny room has an unneeded door that can …

Why Preserved Lemons Belong on Your Shelf

Fresh lemons are a workhorse in my kitchen, finding their way into everything from ice cream and tarts, to bitters and homemade cheese, to my go-to household cleaner. In fact, I thought I'd pretty much exhausted my uses for lemons—that is, until a fall afternoon in 2006, when I met a friend for …

Food Preservation

Make Your Own DIY Lincoln Logs From Scrap Lumber

Lincoln Log toys are expensive, but you can make your own using scrap lumber from your workshop.<p>Lincoln Logs are timeless toys, that generations of children have enjoyed building with. With a few tools and some stock from your woodpile, you can make your own Lincoln Logs that rival any store bought …

How to set up a Raspberry Pi 3 from scratch (with video)!

MarchIsForMakers continues! It's my month-long collaboration with Saron from CodeNewbie. We've had some amazing guests on our respective podcasts and …

Raspberry Pi

Watch Chef Jacques Pépin Demonstrate 7 Mesmerizing Knife Techniques

Chef Jacques Pépin is a culinary legend. Take his master class in knife skills with this collection of how-to videos.<p><b>Chef Jacques Pépin</b>: This culinary master has done more to shape the way we eat today than we'll ever be able to quantify. His books and recipes are classics, but it's his cooking …

Kid Builds BB-8 Robot Out of Beach Ball, Roll-On Deodorant, and Speaker Magnets

I saw this video on <i>YouTube</i> this past week and was completely floored by it. Not only is it an impressive build for any maker, but the builder here, Angelo Casimiro, is a 17 year old boy.<p>Everything about this build video is amazing. We’ve seen a number of these home-built BB-8s and some of the …

Robotics

5 Easy Steps for Perfect Homemade Dehydrated Backpacking Meals

Feed Your Hiker Hunger with a Homemade Dehydrated Meal<p>One of the joys of backpacking is a hearty meal after a long day on the trail. There are many …

Build your own Android magic mirror on the cheap

Have you ever seen one of those fancy mirrors that will show you the time, weather, and other pertinent information? They’re pretty neat, and helps …

Raspberry Pi

How to make the perfect beef pho

This Vietnamese noodle soup is a warming dish, perfect for winter. And while there is contention over its pronunciation, consensus dictates that the beef bones be cooked low and slow – but for how long? And what meat should you serve with it?<p>The first thing you need to know about pho is that it …

Vietnam

How to Turn a Skateboard Into a Stool With Woodworker Andy Vasquez

Give your used skate decks the little more love they deserve.<p>Any skater worth their salt will have several skate decks sitting in the garage, the …

Zika outbreak: Travel advice

<b>Zika virus has spread to more than 20 countries in the Americas.</b><p>The unprecedented and explosive outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease is causing fear in the affected regions.<p>While the effects are generally mild, the greatest concern is about a strongly suspected link with brain defects in …