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Build Your Own Altair 8800 Personal Computer

Go back to 1974 and the dawn of home computing with this Arduino-based kit Photo: Randi Klett Gif: Randi Klett <b>The MITS Altair 8800 was the first</b> …

Bill Gates

Raspberry Pi Clock With Temperature

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from ModMyPi<br>• Buy from www.adafruit.com<p>Adafruit 1.2 inch 4-Digit …

Microcontroller

Gmail Labs: the most awesome Gmail features you don’t know about

There is a part of Gmail that you may not be familiar with. It’s hiding in your settings, in a tab you may not have noticed called “Labs”. Gmail Labs are basically add-ons that you can use in Gmail which give the very popular email client a bit of extra functionality. There are Labs for a great …

DIY: Build your own Raspberry Pi rain notifier

April showers bring May flowers, but this build will keep you dry all year.<p>Mornings are harried. Who has time to check the weather report?<p>This cool …

Build a Slick Little Miniature Weather Display Perfect for a Desk or Wall

Need an upgrade to that boring old thermometer outside the kitchen window? Adafruit put together a guide for a wonderfully compact little battery …

Get Your Math Geek On with This A Capella Hamilton Parody

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of the <i>uber</i>-nerdy A Capella Science series on YouTube. And now it’s back with another super-clever geeky video, …

The physics of launching a rear-wheel-drive car

Don't be frightened by all of the calculations on our friend Jason Fenske's famous white board: Launching a rear-wheel drive car properly is an exact …

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

Learn to Code: Best Places to Learn C and C++ Programming Languages

In his famous lost interview, Steve Jobs said, “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how …

You Should Be Coding in Your Physics Course

It's near the start of a new semester of physics. Many faculty are working on their plans for introductory physics courses. How many tests should …

Build a Temperature and Humidity Monitor with a Raspberry Pi

Looking to monitor the temperature and humidity in your house? Instructables user wpnsmith shows off how to build a monitoring system with a …

Linux

Hot Glue Web Gun

Make a spider web shooter that’ll surely spread the creeps.<p>Halloween is a time to cast off the gleam of the new and put on the musty mantle of the old, the creepy, the decrepit. Nothing says “unused and uncared-for” like cobwebs, that dusty detritus of spiders gone by.<p>But how do you create cobwebs …

Has Physics Made Philosophy and Religion Obsolete?

"I think at some point you need to provoke people. Science is meant to make people uncomfortable."<p>It is hard to know how our future descendants will regard the little sliver of history that we live in. It is hard to know what events will seem important to them, what the narrative of now will look …

Dark matter makes up 80% of the Universe—but where is it all? | Ars Technica

We know dark matter exists, but new research aims to pinpoint its exact location.<p>It’s in the room with you now. It’s more subtle than the …

Credit Card Sized Raspberry Pi Compatible Hardkernel ODROID-W PC Unveiled

If you enjoy building Raspberry Pi projects but some times find the original Raspberry Pi mini PC a little to large for your needs and the Raspberry …

Raspberry Pi

Quantum state may be a real thing | Ars Technica

Physicists summon up their courage and go after the nature of reality.<p>At the very heart of quantum mechanics lies a monster waiting to consume unwary …

Need a low-cost Google Cloud Print server? Try a $35 Raspberry Pi

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>One of the biggest gripes I hear about Chrome OS(s goog) devices is that they offer no support for native printing. I can’t, …

"Gravity is Driving Growth of the Universe" --Astronomers Confirm via 600,000 Galaxies

Samushia and his colleagues analysed more than 600,000 galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) Baryon Oscillations Spectroscopic …

An Introduction To The BeagleBone PRU

While the BeagleBone is usually compared to the Raspberry Pi, there are a few features that make the ‘Bone a vastly more capable single board …

BeagleBone Black: Update to Debian (for Windows)

<b>NOTE: The guide below is for Windows users. OSX users click here for the same update guide. Linux users I will presume you already know the various options for running Debian on your BeagleBone Black.</b> :)<p><b>BeagleBone Black Rev C — In Brief</b><p>The third major revision — or Rev C — of the BeagleBone Black …

Raspberry Pi

Observations reveal how a supermassive black hole went into hiding | Ars Technica

A fast-moving cloud of gas is escaping from a supermassive black hole.<p>Now you see it, now you don't. In 2002, observations from the Chandra X-ray …

The Mistaken Assumptions That Changed Physics History - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality

“Don’t assume,” they always say.<p>Last month, Avi Loeb, an astrophysicist at Harvard, published an essay on how mistaken assumptions have delayed the …

Should the Higgs boson have caused our universe to collapse?

British cosmologists have concluded that the universe should not have lasted for more than a second after the Big Bang.<p>British cosmologists are …

Higgs Boson Seems To Prove That The Universe Doesn't Exist

None of us should be here. In fact, the whole world, the stars and the galaxies shouldn’t be here either. According to a new cosmological study, our whole Universe should have blinked out of existence an instant after it was first created.<p>Research from British cosmologists at King’s College London …

Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

The Universe in pictures: The best space photos of 2013.

Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of <i>Death from the Skies!</i> Follow him …

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