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Arduino PWM solar charge controller

How to make very small, simple and cheap <b>PWM solar charge controller with Arduino Pro Mini</b> for 12V off-grid installations. The size of circuit board …

23 Genius Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Everyday Life

One way to channel your inner MacGyver: Get familiar with baking soda ASAP. You probably have a box of it tucked away in your kitchen cabinet for …

How to disappear online

President Obama is getting ready to announce some major changes to the NSA and the various spying programs we have learned so much about in recent …

Build a Survival Library: A Digital Bug-Out Kindle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft.</i><p>A …

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It’s Only 160 Square Feet But The Inside Is Mind-Blowing!

Elyse is a Senior Writer at LittleThings.com. She enjoys tacos, kickboxing, and naming animals. In fact, she named two of her mother’s six cockatiels …

Raspberry Pi – Awesome custom MOTD

Although the Raspberry Pi comes with a HDMI port most projects are ‘head’ less (without a display), this means you spend a lot of time using either …

A Better Debian SSH Login Message

I’m a big fan of running Debian Linux on the server. To do a lot of administration it requires one to SSH into the machine. The default message …

Install MySQL on Raspberry Pi tutorial. Install MySQL on Raspbian

In this tutorial, I’m going to go through the steps to install MySQL on Raspberry Pi. This is part 2 in a 3 part tutorial which will ultimately see …

Raspberry Pi - Teach, Learn, and Make with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi

How to Setup Raspberry Pi OwnCloud

In this project, we’re going to make a Raspberry Pi Owncloud server this can act as your very own personal cloud storage.<p>As the protection of your …

Create a Responsive Web Design Template

The web is buzzing with <b>responsive web designs</b> right now. To have a single site that will change its styling accordingly to fit to the device it’s …

This Artist Has Built 6 Amazing Teardrop Campers

Dave Moult is the very essence of “Do It Yourself RV” having designed and built six teardrop campers himself. However, these aren’t just any campers. …

RVs

OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul

His name is "oiO", he is a desk lamp robot, but he thinks he has a soul. Honestly, I can't deny that...The idea to build oiO, came from my respect to …

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Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Time Management

Node.js

Node.js® is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine.<p>Download<p>Or have a look at the Long Term Support (LTS) schedule.<p>Sign up for …

JavaScript

Read D3 Tips and Tricks v3.x

Acknowledgements<p>Mike<p>First and foremost I would like to express my thanks to Mike Bostock, the driving force behind d3.js. His efforts are tireless …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Presents His 10 Favorite Strips

Dilbert, the well-known comic strip by cartoonist Scott Adams about the office everyman and his crew of incompetent colleagues, was the first syndicated comic that focused primarily on the workplace when it launched in 1989. Five years later, it had become so successful that Adams quit his …