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Analyze & Troubleshoot Your Wi-Fi Network w/ NetSpot Pro | Cult of Mac Deals

• Reach maximum Wi-Fi efficiency<br>• Easily assure that hotspots are placed correctly & radio channels are assigned properly<br>• Visualize your wireless network w/ maps so you can see where to best increase connection strength<br>• Point your location on the map to starts collecting Wi-Fi data around you<br>• See dead …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

OS Experience jailbreak tweak brings OS X-like features to iOS

OS Experience is a new jailbreak tweak for iPad that adds an extensive OS X experience to iOS. This tweak has been in development for quite some time and was actually announced before the iOS 7 jailbreak was released. Since then, the developer has been hard at work perfecting OS Experience to be …

How to turn your iPad into a desktop with these remote access apps

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from …

The Founder Of Sam Adams Has A Trick For Drinking A Lot Without Getting Drunk — Here's The Science Behind It

In it, he revealed his secret to binge drinking without getting totally wasted — which seems like a useful tip for the executive of a beer company who might have to do a lot of taste testing. Or if you want to keep your head on at a work function.<p>The secret, Koch told the magazine, is to take …

Can You Slow Down a Day Using Angular Momentum?

Could you do this? Could a spinning human slow down the Earth? Theoretically, yes.<p>It's All About Angular Momentum ——————————-<p>In an introductory …

Turn A Tea Bag Into A Lantern

A burning lantern (and rocket) made from paper tea bags<p>Every plain, paper tea bag conceals an exciting crash course in lift. In a six-second video on Vine, user “oh so tracy” empties a tea bag, folds it into a tube, and lights it on fire. After the bag burns down, the remains of the still-flaming …

How to Make a Bouncy Ball

How to Make a Bouncy Ball<p>Author: Desiree Campbell @the36thavenue<p>Ingredients<p>½ Cup Warm Water<br>• 1 Tb Borax<br>• 1 Tb of Cornstarch<br>• 2 Tb White Liquid Glue<br>• Food …

Livescribe 3 smartpen digitizes notes straight to your iPad, starts at $150

Livescribe broke new ground last year with the Sky WiFi pen that could transfer handwritten and audio notes straight to the cloud (well, to your Evernote account anyway), so that they'd be accessible anywhere there's an internet connection. Having to jump on WiFi to send and retrieve those notes …

Insert Coin: 2013's top 10 crowdfunding projects

An underwater drone that you can control with your tablet or smartphone from up to 300 feet away. Reckon that's worth a pledge of around $200? Plenty of you did, because Ziphius is now a very real thing, thanks to its passionate everyman backers. Galvanized by some <i>very</i> successful projects last …

MIT Unveils The Shapeshifting Furniture Of The Future

The Transform, from MIT’s Tangible Media Group, changes shape depending upon how users interact with it. Imagine a chair that could transform from an upright rocker to a sumptuous lounge, just by detecting your mood.<p>More Co.Design coverage of Milan Design Week: <br>36 Ways To Reconsider The Weather <br>See …

Tiny Tracker Texts You if Someone Steals — Or Touches — Your Motorcycle

Motorcycle ownership comes with its fair share of advantages and compromises. Riding among texting teens driving two-ton SUVs is just part of the …

Prepare for a Power Outage by Building a Bike Generator

As we become more and more reliant on electricity, power outages hit us harder and harder. The solution is simple: build a bicycle generator.<p>A magnet DC motor is spun 50 times for each revolution of the bike wheel, a home-built charge controller monitors the batteries for when to kill the charge, …

Arduino Solar Tracker - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Arduino is 10 years old! In celebration we will feature a project today that uses an Arduino at the core. Solar panels are most efficient when they …

Recycled Solar Power

Quick-Release Bandsaw Fence<p>Patchwork Plywood and Ebonized Oak Dresser<p>Warbirds Wood & Aluminum Bar<p>PVC Class<p>does anyone know the simplest configuration …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Kids

5 Bar Tricks You Can Do With Science

Courtesy of Tim Shaw, whose television show launches tonight<p>As Kurt Vonnegut wrote in his classic <i>Cat's Cradle</i>, "science is magic that works." The same can be applied to these seemingly magical bar tricks, which are not really tricks but based in simple physics and science. They were shown to me by …

Incoming! Our 9 most anticipated iPhone, iPad, and Android games for April and beyond

It is a good time to be a mobile gamer. Over the next few weeks, at least three of our most anticipated iOS games of the entire year will go live on …

6 Widely Repeated Phrase Origins—Debunked!

Recently we busted some myths about the popular email “Life in the 1500s.” Here are the rest of the tall tales, shrunk to fit reality.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Dead</b> …

10 Questions Still Baffling Scientists

Science has done a terrific job of answering some of the world’s most difficult questions, but certain mysteries still elude researchers. How does …

Salvador Dalí

Enter The Blockchain: How Bitcoin Can Turn The Cloud Inside Out

Drop whatever you’re doing and go read Maciej Cegłowski’s absolutely magnificent essay <i>Our Comrade The Electron</i>, an astonishing history of the amazing Russian engineer Lev Sergeyevich Termen. Make sure you read right down to its punchline, “the most badass answer imaginable.” But if time is short, …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Ask an Expert: All About Perfecting Your Resume

Say hi to Donna Svei, a resume writer, executive recruiter, and career blogger at AvidCareerist. Recruiting since 1987, Donna has completed over 400 …

Build Your Own DIY Solar Panel Rig

A solar power rig strong enough for powering a laptop and a few other gadgets is useful whether you need it during emergencies or just want to save …

Gear & Gadgets

Home Electrical Projects You Can Totally Handle Yourself

Electrical projects around the home can seem scary if you've never done them before. But they don't have to be. Here are eight common electrical …

Getting started with the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a $35 Linux computer the size of a credit card. I'm running a Minecraft server on one (above photo). In observance of today's …

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …