Daniel Sovino

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Video: Will this go faster than light?

Light speed is the ultimate speed in our universe. Why we haven’t been able to build – or even conceive of – a contraption that goes faster than …

Physics

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope and Macro Photography Stand for Only $10

If you’ve followed PetaPixel for a little while, you’ll already know that a laser pointer’s focus lens can be put to good DIY use helping you take …

The 9,000 RPM Revolutionary

From the first days of amateur biotech, hackers have reverse engineered cheaper alternatives to pricey lab equipment. The most prominent has been the OpenPCR, an inexpensive version of a DNA copy machine, which is used in every molecular biology lab. Hacks of other lab staples have slowly trickled …

The DIY Daredevil Who Films With Sharks

Cameraman Andy Brandy Casagrande builds his own rigs and films fearlessly to capture shark shots no one else can.<p><b>Andy Casagrande had dreamed of swimming</b> with sharks ever since he was a kid growing up in a small town near Pittsburgh. He finally got his chance in 2005. Armed with nothing but a Sony …

Pet Water Warden

Here’s an automatic minder to keep your furry friends’ water supply topped up while you’re away or indisposed. Two homemade dip probes, connected to a microcontroller, sense the water level in a pet’s dish and automatically activate a pump to refill it from a reservoir when it gets low, or send a …

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Dewey Mac, Kid Detective and Inventor

Philadelphia-based fourth grade science teacher Michael Carroll just finished writing his first novel about a 12-year-old kid detective named Dewey Mac, who loves science and making, titled <i>Dewey Mac, Kid Detective and Inventor</i>. Aimed at third through sixth graders, the book chronicles the tales of …

Quick kid's science project: lightsaber prop

Ben sez, "My 9 year old wanted to make a lightsaber for his monthly science project and Hallowe'en costume so I designed a quick project at his …

Random Bedtimes Breed Bad Behavior In Kids

Parents learn the hard way that late bedtimes make for cranky kids the next day. But inconsistent bedtimes may have a greater effect on children's behavior, a study says.<p>Kids who didn't go to bed on a regular schedule had more behavior problems at home and at school. When those children were put to …

Here's What A Constantly Plugged-In Life Is Doing To Kids' Bodies

<i>Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post.</i><p>If it seems like your kids are constantly plugged in, tapping away on their iPhones, obsessively gaming and SnapChatting way more than they're actually ... chat-chatting -- well, that's because they are. It's estimated that children ages 8 to …

Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

Mira como estos drones crean mapas 3D y HD de cualquier terreno

Llegan a donde pocos drones logran llegar, y para demostrarlo, han elaborado un excelente mapa tridimensional que refleja cada pequeña grieta y …

Arduino creator explains why open source matters in hardware, too

Ars conducts a Q&A with Massimo Banzi as Arduino's rise continues.<p>Most of the technology world is familiar with open source software and the reasons …

Los mejores editores de texto para desarrolladores

El <b>editor de texto</b> es la principal herramienta de trabajo de un programador. Un editor poderoso e inteligente, puede hacer una gran diferencia en el …

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