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Frozen in Time

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Fitness<p>Off-days happen.<p>By Emily Abbate7 hours agoView More<p>Relationships<p>Hold the advice, please.<p>By Sophia Benoit5 hours agoView More<p>Q&A<p>A quarter …

Soldering Surface Mount LEDs on a Through-Hole PCB

EMSL customer Peter T. painstakingly soldered surface-mount LEDs (tinier than a grain of rice) onto the through-hole PCB of a Peggy matrix. Peter soldered 625 separate LEDs onto the board with the help of a jig, and Peggy worked perfectly with the surface-mount LEDs.

4TH of JULY! - Solo Cup Party Lights!

Make a Glass Nixie-Like Display with LEDs

You know those nixie tube displays? Well, 14-year-old Spanish maker pinomelean made an edge-lit glass nixie that consists of ten etched glass plates stacked atop each other, with SMT LEDs lighting them up individually — similar to this display we blogged last year.

Edward Snowden: Can a Refrigerator Function as a Faraday Cage?

In today’s New York Times article by Heather Murphy, a story was related where a group of lawyers were ordered by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to put their cell phones in the refrigerator before sitting down for dinner. The idea was that the metal-clad fridge would act as a Faraday cage, …

Trucker’s Friend

You might not drive a big rig, in fact, odds are you don’t, but that doesn’t mean investing in The Trucker’s Friend is a bad idea. Though it’s …

Multi-tools

Why Waze matters for Android

Google's purchase of the crowdsourced maps company spells big pay-offs for Android users.<p>Yes, folks. Google has just bought Waze, a social mapping and navigation platform and app that could have some big implications for Android users down the road.<p>Waze has been a hot-ticket item that Facebook had …

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

U.S. Air Force Will Save $50M With iPad Electronic Flight Bags

The U.S. Air Force has announced plans to buy up to 18,000 Apple iPads after a six-month trial at Little Rock Air Force Base. According The Street, the air force will spend $9.36 million to give pilots electronic flight bags.<p>Save weight, save money<p>Pilots typically carry 30-40 pounds of paper …

Worried About Your Data In The Cloud? Stop Whining And Get Your Own Cloud

We knew this was going to happen. We’d heard about the “forthcoming era of cloud computing” as Bill Gates stepped away from Microsoft in 2008 and the company’s then mission seemed to be to adjust to post-PC realities. Steve Jobs tried to sucker Dropbox co-founder Drew Houston into selling him the …

How to Get Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays disability benefits to American adults and children deemed to suffer from long-term disability. The law …