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Automation Interfaces for the Raspberry Pi

VP Process Inc. has recently released 2 interfaces for the Raspberry Pi that are used in industrial automation applications. Both interfaces have …

Microcontroller

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>BEST COMPACT CAMERASNat</i> Geo Travel asked Tom O’Brien, photo engineer for …

Cameras

Garmin inReach Mini Review

Introduction<p>The Garmin inReach Mini currently represents a “gold standard” for <i>lightweight satellite messaging devices</i>.<p>The category of <i>satellite</i> …

Apps

Watch: Nine Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Here's how to fit 10 days' worth of necessities into a carry-on suitcase.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com</i><p>These days, it’s pretty expensive …

Hacking

How to Install Windows 10 IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 3

AdvertisementWindows 10 appears on a huge range of devices. Microsoft is also making strides with the Internet of Things (IoT), positioning the …

Raspberry Pi

The 15 Best Healthy Late-Night Snacks

It’s well after dark and your stomach is rumbling.<p>The challenge is figuring out what you can eat that’s quick, tasty and won’t cause you to pack on …

Nutrition

11 delivery robots that will soon carry food and packages to your door 3 - Page 3 | ZDNet

Woowa Brothers<p>A robot named Deli (short for "Delicious Delivery") has been in development by Woowa Brothers, a team out of Korea University, since …

Robotics

Five awesome miniature railways in Surrey all train fans should visit

Trains are cool, fact.<p>Especially when they’re very wee.<p>Surrey boasts a veritable fleet of hidden gems when it comes to miniature railways to …

Trains

Plantar Fasciitis Release Technique | Runner's World

While plantar fasciitis may sound mysterious, the experience isn’t. Millions of people undergo any number of the following on a daily basis: a pain in their heel the moment their foot hits the ground in the morning; tenderness in the heel and arch area; pain in the heel or arch area after taking …

Yoga

There’s a Huge Sale on the Most Scenic U.S. Train Routes Right Now

Courtesy of Amtrak<p>Overnight fares on the Coast Starlight from Seattle to Los Angeles are two-for-one now.<p>Now’s the time to book that overnight train …

Trains

How to Free Up Hard Disk Space on Windows 10

Windows 10 provides a few dedicated tools for freeing up disk space, like Storage Sense, and the April 2018 Update beefs up this feature with a few …

Software

This Toronto cyclist caught his hit-and-run on video. It was the beginning of his frustrations | The Star

Stibbe said the Collision Reporting Centre’s system does have an option for bicycles and added that the centre regularly deals with bicycle accidents.<p>…

Toronto

Backyard Bird Photography With A Super-Telephoto Zoom

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Magazine. It is being republished here with permission.</i><p>I don’t know much about birds, but I know …

Cameras

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products.<p>Now, the world is punching back.<p>The European Union is set Friday to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in American …

Dining Rooms

Prawn-like fossils shed new light on a versatile family

Mandibulates – the many-legged, plier-mouthed creatures that include ants, millipedes and prawns – are, far and away, the most diverse and numerous animals on the planet. Now a long-extinct example of a mandibulate, discovered more than a century ago, is finally getting a chance to help explain the …

National Parks

Riding The Empire Builder Train From Chicago To Seattle

While the railway network in the United States may not be the most comprehensive, when it comes to epic train journeys there is no doubt that there …

Trains

Air Force certifies Falcon Heavy, orders satellite launch for 2020

"I want to thank the Air Force for certifying Falcon Heavy."<p>When SpaceX debuted the Falcon Heavy rocket in February, one of the biggest questions …

Space Exploration

Python WebServer With Flask and Raspberry Pi

Let’s create a simple WebServer to control things in your home.<p>There are a lot of ways to do that. For example, on my tutorial at Hackster, …

Python Programming

Xiaomi’s new $261 electric bicycle prepares to turn the ebike industry on its head

The Chinese company Xiaomi has an impressive line of affordable products, ranging from consumer electronics to sofas. They are no strangers to personal electric vehicles either, having produced a very popular electric bicycle as well as an equally popular electric scooter.<p>And now they are doubling …

Electric Bikes

Amtrak Is Having a 2-for-1 Sale on Private Roomettes So You Can Book Your Dream Train Trip With a Friend (Video)

Attention would-be cross-country train travelers: Amtrak is having a sale on roomettes — the small rooms onboard the train that offer both privacy …

Trains

13 Bike Racks that Blend Seamlessly Into Your Home

<i>Last Updated May, 2017: We’ve added new bike rack picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Editor’s Choice: ARTIFOX RACK<p>Anything …

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

Woodworking

Apple’s iWork suite on Mac and iOS updates Pages, Keynote and Numbers apps

Apple’s iWork suite on Mac and iOS has received updates for its Pages, Keynote and Numbers apps.Pages 4.1 for iOS• Easily record, edit and play audio …

Equations

Western Digital My Passport Wireless SSD WI-FI 2 TB Sweepstakes

Register to win a Western Digital My Passport Wireless SSD WI-FI 2 TB ($799.99 Retail Value) we are giving away.<p>According to the company:<p>An …

Wi-Fi

(Gear Deals - Private Page)

<i>Note: This is a private page exclusively for our newsletter subscribers and social media followers.</i><p>The Garmin inReach Mini is one of the most …

Social Media

Cycling Without Age raises funds for program

Imagine if you will that you’ve always loved the freedom associated with cycling.<p>Now imagine that you’ve grown older and can no longer manage that …

Bicycle Commuting

Cycling advocacy group applauds 'courage' behind bike lanes plan

Cycling advocate Cathy Watts says a proposed network of protected downtown bike lanes is aimed at more than a small group of cyclists. The City of …

Bike Lanes

Artist Creates Lego Version of a Hasselblad Camera

One of the most expensive camera makes out there, Hasselblad tends to command attention wherever it goes.<p>Peta Pixel recently featured an article …

Cameras

Kymco’s new electric scooters could be the sign of a coming boom

Like with cars, established companies are following in the footsteps of startups<p>One of the most exciting product announcements to happen at the Consumer Electronics show over the past few years was the Gogoro electric scooter. It’s not just that it was slick-looking, or fast, or that the company …

Electric Vehicles

Toronto urged to take action after string of pedestrian and cyclist deaths

Advocates, politicians and members of the public are demanding Toronto make its streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians after a string of recent deaths highlighted just how dangerous the city’s roads can be.<p>Two cyclists and a pedestrian were hit and killed by vehicles in three separate incidents …

Road Safety