Chad Hattabaugh

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First day on the job for adorable sheep dog

A brave border collie pup showed its 'shear talent' herding sheep four times her size like a pro – despite never laying eyes on the woolly mammals before.<p>Adorable seven-week-old pup Ciara can be seen bounding after the sheep, rounding them up and guiding them back to proud owner Daire Byrne, who …

Structuring Your Data Team: 9 Best Practices

Hire or grow from within? Structuring a data team isn't easy because there's no one way to do it right. Here's a look at some pitfalls and best …

This Soccer Ball-Sized Flying Robot Hovers Around Town to Do Your Bidding

This cute, safe, hovering robot that looks like a flying marshmallow is going to reinvent drone design, its creators say.<p>It’s called Fleye, and it’s …

Drones

The 37 Best Tools For Data Visualization

It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded. As consumers, we're positively …

Use Radio Tomography to Monitor Your Home

New sensor technology may give us new ways to look at the world, but sometimes making existing high end technology readily available can have a much bigger impact. Originally developed with funding from the NSF and the US Department of Homeland Security, radio tomographic imaging is moving into the …

Data Matters: Machine learning is the new SQL

This is a guest blogpost by Oleg Rogynskyy, VP of Marketing & Growth, H2O.ai Before the emergence of today's massive data sets, organisations …

Arduino-controlled, solar-powered steam generator reaches 250°C

Using solar energy to create steam isn’t exactly a new concept, and solar concentrators (systems which focus the sun’s energy on a specific point) …

Japan Says Yes To Giant Robot Duel With America

Let the bot-on-bot action commence<p>Last week, American giant robot makers Megabot challenged Japanese giant robot makers Suidobashi Heavy Industry to a giant robot battle. The video, subtitled in Japanese and filled with waving American flags, coincidentally happened to come out right before a …

Robotics

How To Build A Home Fusion Reactor

The tale of a teen physics prodigy<p>The Boy Who Played With Fusion <i>had its beginnings in 2010 when, as a contributing editor at PopSci, I discovered a small and unusual community of makers, high-energy hobbyists who were taking on both the formidable theory and the precision engineering of applied</i> …

Controversial quantum ‘EM Drive’ gets real NASA testing, lives to fight another day

By on May 5, 2015 at 9:30 am<p>No matter what happens from here, Roger Shawyer can feel at least a bit of vindication. There’s no way to know whether …

Build a Kickass Robot Arm: The Perfect Arduino Project for Beginners

The Arduino is a cheap, fun way to get into building your own electronics. It can also be daunting to get started. Here, we’ll show you how to get a …

Arduino

How to Raise a Canoeing Cat

A photo posted by Nerdy Nicole (@emmadeans57) on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:45pm PDT<p>When we saw this photo on Instagram, we knew we had to ask photographer …

Kayak For Safe Passage

On July 12, Deborah Walters launched her sea kayak into the Atlantic Ocean in Yarmouth, Maine, and she's been paddling ever since. Walters, a …

DIY Robotics: Codeable Wireless Building Blocks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is here. Expected to hit around $7.1 trillion by 2020 according to IDC, it’s being driven by both a consumer addiction to connectivity but the enterprise as well.<p>According to the study, the global IoT install base will including billions of connected devices in the …

Raspberry Pi and Arduino Home Automation

Everybody knows that good things happen when you pair a Raspberry Pi with an Arduino, which includes everything from a Star Trek-like tricorder to a kegerator interface. One Instructables user (Electronichamsters) decided to take the boards and design an extensive home automation platform that’s …

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

If the lack of money is stopping you from achieving your travel dreams, with a little flexibility, creativity, and resourcefulness, you'll be able to live your travel dreams on any budget.<p>The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim …

Family Travel

Metal Stamped Plant Tags from Hardware Store Finds

It’s important to label your plants so you know what’s what in the garden, but sometimes plant labels can be distracting, flimsy, or just plain ugly. …

Mysterious Underground Object Blocks Seattle Highway

They call it…the Object.<p>A mysterious mass deep under the ground in Seattle has put a stop to Bertha, the world's largest tunneling machine, and engineers are baffled.<p>The mostly automated Bertha is 300 feet long and five stories tall, making it the largest tunnel-boring machine on the planet. It was …

Bake an Apple Pie in an Apple for Impressive Individual Servings

Here's a twist on the classic apple pie that could impress a crowd: Bake pie filling directly in a hollowed-out apple. You only need five ingredients …

Printrbot Simple: The Perfect Printer to get Started 3D Printing

I would buy one of these for myself as a Christmas, but I kind of already have two of them.<p>As one of MAKE’s 3D printing experts I’ve had the opportunity to use just about every printer in MAKE’s Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. I have yet to see one with as much value as the Printrbot Simple. At $299 …

Circuit Pattern Cards Provide a Resource for Tinkerers

Nick Johnson’s circuit pattern cards each feature an important circuit that you’re likely to need if you’re an electronics tinkerer. For example, the voltage doubler circuit on the card above shows you how to use capacitors and an inverter to double the voltage output by the circuit.<p>Nick’s company, …

This Week in Animals Vs. People

A YouTube video uploaded by photographer Vince Camiolo on Tuesday proves that some animals just don't like their pictures taken. In Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a young bull elk relentlessly headbutts another wildlife photographer for a good five minutes before park rangers come …

A swarm of cyborg insects used for mapping collapsed buildings

By on October 18, 2013 at 2:56 pm<p>When Backyard Brains began pushing its open source, remote-control cockroaches on Kickstarter, the widespread …