Andy Quentin Smith

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The Kano Build-it-yourself Computer For Kids Raises $1.4M On Kickstarter

Built on top of the Raspberry Pi, Kano is a build-it-yourself computer which launched on Kickstarter with the aim of pulling in $100,000 in crowd funding to get 1,000 of its Kano kits to market by summer 2014. It’s only six hours away from closing its campaign and has raised just over $1.4 million …

Bacon Body Wash

Now you’re wakin’ with bacon. Is there anything better than the smell of bacon? No need to answer, that was a rhetorical question, obviously nothing …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Photography

Squeezy Freezy Makes Homemade Slushies In Minutes

Are your kids always bugging you to buy them those sugar-filled slushy drinks? Are you a slushy drink enthusiast yourself? Those icy beverages are …

Five strikers Sam Allardyce should look to buy for West Ham in the January transfer window

club metro opinion<p>It might only be mid-November but already West Ham are being linked with a host of strikers who could be snapped up in January to …

The Niro: Kia's new urban-lifestyle concept unwrapped in Frankfurt

The B-segment designation is a European class of cars that are "bigger than a city car but smaller than a small family car." Kia is after this …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

How to build your own Tardis

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/987000/987208_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524733718_6addd1d5b76d63ed94cb6d0f1097e580<p><b>For some fans of TV shows knowing the trivia, quoting the best lines and dressing like their heroes is just not enough. They need something more,</b> …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

The weekend TODAY anchors were in for a treat when their moms burst into their Mother's Day cooking...<p>TODAY's Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Dylan …

Social Security

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 …

Living in a Van: Rustic, Cozy Converted Campers

Living in a van down by the river wouldn’t be a cautionary tale, if all vans looked like these rustic reclaimed campers by Welsh couple Bill and …

Avant-garde

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …