Alejandro Garcilazo

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Watch This Apartment Building on Governors Island Go “Boom!” and Implode

A 45-year old former U.S. Coast Guard apartment block, abandoned since 1996, is perfectly demolished by “implosion” over the course of about 20 seconds. 250 lbs of explosives were used. The 11-story building was removed to make way for a park.<p>Special thanks to Par Parekh for answering the call!

Make a Solar Panel Using Diodes

A diode made from a semiconductor can generate electricity in the presence of light. Instructables user nevdull shows how to generate a modest amount of power by arranging four 1N4148 diodes in parallel.<p>Go ahead and dig out a few diodes from your tacklebox, toolbox, bead drawer, or whatever you …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

LightUp helps kids learn electronics with augmented reality - http://tcrn.ch/143mIcN

10 tech-tastic features inside the new Ford Kuga 2013

Ford's latest foray into the world of tech-infused cars is the all-new Kuga. Ford's renovated 4x4 or SUV is packed with all sorts of tech to make …

Front-Facing Camera

Android 5.0 Lollipop

Android Lollipop isn't a baby anymore – it's been around for almost a year. And, now that we have the benefit of hindsight, has it been a success or …

Android News

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs S4 Mini | Trusted Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs S4 Mini – which should you buy?<p>The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini wants to offer a mid-size, affordable phone for those who think the …

HTC One vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z

5 Reasons to Holiday In Dartmouth, UK

Does summer still seem like it’s ages away? Are you desperate for some relaxation or a much needed holiday or long weekend? Why not consider taking a …

Travel

Rooftop dining and dancing in Paris

On 30 May, an evening of innovative food and contemporary music, hosted by the most modern of French restaurant guides.<p>On 30 May, cult Paris restaurant guide, Le Fooding, will host Veillée Foodstock, a food and music evening showcasing the most exciting and in-the-know aspects of Paris’ culinary …

Europe

If you ever travel in London, you need to download CityMapper right now – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, May 29, 2013 in Technology, Transport<p><b>CityMapper is a London journey planner app and candidate for Best Thing Ever – here’s …

What Not to Do on a Family Vacation: Admissions from our Family Travel Blogger Panel

Our panel of family travel bloggers reveal the worst mistake they've ever made when vacationing with the kids. You'll be surprised at what these experienced parents had to learn the hard way.<p>We're into week three of our Family Travel Bloggers Panel, and these experts have dropped enough family …

Wedding Photograph Features a Hungry T-Rex Chasing the Bridal Party

Here’s a fun wedding photo idea we’ve never seen before: dinosaur photobombing. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based wedding photographer Quinn Miller …

Here's Your Smart Lock of the Future, Today

In an ever increasing world of connected smart things, the most important home appliance, the front door lock, is just now getting automated. August, …

How to Grill Vegetables

Grilling vegetables is a great way to bring out sweet, toasty, caramelized flavors that other cooking techniques won't. And there's very little prep …

TouchWiz vs stock Android: five reasons why Samsung does it better

TouchWiz does a lot of things better than stock Android. Sure, some don’t like the bloatware that comes with it, but it’s an easy trade-off for the value that Samsung’s offering adds to your smartphone. Stock Android is nice, but it feels like a bare bones Android skin. The camera features aren’t …

Romantic Holidays in Wild Coastline of Cornwall

Coastlines

3D Printing a Functional Boat with Post-Consumer Milk Jugs

<i>A portion of the WOOF Team with their 3D Printed boat.</i><p>Last summer a student organization based out of the University of Washington, WOOF (Washington Open Object Fabricators), successfully created the world’s first 3D Printed Boat. The boat was printed on a large-format Fused Deposition Modeling …

How to install Adobe Flash Player on an Android device

It’s been a long while now since Android ditched Adobe Flash in favor of HTML5, aiming to provide a better, faster, and more secure browsing experience. Of course, there’s still a great deal of content on the web that utilizes Flash. If you want to have access to this legacy content on your mobile …

How Google Is Finally Fixing Android's Deepest Flaw

You might not have noticed, but in the last two weeks Google has fixed the thing you hate most about Android.<p>The biggest news out of this year's I/O …

DIY Hacks & How To’s: Make a Multi-Book Secret Compartment

You are probably already familiar with the classic “Secret Book Compartment” project. There are variations of this project all over the internet. There have even been a few version that been featured in Make Magazine articles as well as on the Make YouTube channel.<p>The basic concept of a secret book …

10 reasons why so many people are moving to Texas

<b>Half of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the US are in Texas, according to new figures. Why?</b><p>Every way you look at it, there are a lot of people moving to Texas.<p>Five of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the country between 2011 and 2012 were in Texas, according to new figures from the US Census …

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