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Awesome 3D Printed Digital Sundial

If you have access to a 3D printer you may be interested in creating your very own digital sundial created by Mojoptix a few years ago. The sundial …

Excellent Folk Albums From 2018 You Might’ve Missed

In the world of streaming, it feels like more music is accessible to more people than ever before. Unfortunately, it can also feel like there’s more emphasis on the biggest stars in the industry, and less time and space reserved for the middlemen (and women), or the emerging artists who don’t …

Music

Alphabet's 'Outline' Software Lets Anyone Run a Homebrew VPN

A virtual private network, that core privacy tool that encrypts your internet traffic and bounces it through a faraway server, has always presented a …

23 Science Books That Are So Exciting They Read Like Genre Fiction

Some of the greatest nonfiction books about science read like novels. They borrow tropes and narrative tricks from science fiction, fantasy, horror, …

Awesome Raspberry Pi Powered Productivity Tracker

If like me you have a tendency to easily get distracted throughout the day, and would like to monitor your productivity. You might be interested in …

Raspberry Pi

Tip: The Best HIIT for Strong Guys

High intensity interval training can be done using aerobic or strength-based workouts. Which is better for big lifters? Here's the new science.<p>You …

Stellar 2018 Price Predictions: Cryptocurrency Expected To Hit $1, Trails Ripple

Cryptocurrency Stellar has lived up to its name thus far. The digital token experienced major growth over the course of December 2017 and has started …

Why Raspberry Pi isn’t vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown

Over the last couple of days, there has been a lot of discussion about a pair of security vulnerabilities nicknamed Spectre and Meltdown. These …

Raspberry Pi

Top 9 Linux and Raspberry Pi education stories in 2017

Over the course of 2017, Opensource.com shared many ways that Linux and Raspberry Pi are improving education, from preK-12 schools all the way …

Raspberry Pi

How to set up a 10" Touchscreen LCD for Raspberry Pi

I'm a big fan of the <b>SunFounder</b> tech kits (https://www.sunfounder.com), and my kids and I have built several Raspberry Pi projects with their …

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>YouTube will fight fake news and conspiracy theorists by linking to reputable articles<p>While blame for the spreading fake news has often fallen on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, they're hardly ...<p>Napier Lopez<p>Android P Beta 3 is rolling out now<p>Android P beta 3 …

Build a Thermoelectric Generator, Like the Ones That Power Deep Space Missions

The phrase "heat engine" might trigger some bad memories from your introductory thermodynamics course. But don't worry, I am going to show you the …

10 Meditation Prompts That'll Challenge You to Think Bigger

Improve your mind, heart and body with regular meditation<p>As an entrepreneur, life can get pretty hectic. Between projects to complete, people to lead and a business to run, stress and anxiety become pretty much par for the course.<p>That's why it's so important to take the time to prioritize your …

The Simplest Way To Protect Net Neutrality? Build Your Own Internet

Now that net neutrality has been repealed, many people are faced with the stark reality that most ISPs have a monopoly in their market. This seems impossible to get around. Aside from using your phone for everything, what other options <i>are</i> there? Well, you could build your own. And it’s easier than …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s book with Pi Zero W kit

We are incredibly excited to reveal The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s book.This 116-page guide to computing with the Raspberry Pi includes all the …

Raspberry Pi

Scientists Have Discovered a Material That Could Store Quantum Information

Wow.<p>In recent years, a great deal of progress has been made toward the first large-scale, universal quantum computer. However, there are still many …

This tiny tracking gadget works anywhere thanks to 4G LTE

Tracking gadgets can be really useful when you can’t find something at home, but they aren’t too much help once you run out of Bluetooth range. A new tracker called Fynd wants to fix that, claiming to be the world’s smallest cellular tracking device and the first to use 4G LTE.<p>It certainly is …

Magnetic particles may be the future of data storage

Recently discovered magnetic behavior may have enormous potential to power the next generation of data storage technology, according to new research …

Nanotech

Untether from Your Location With A VPN

By now, most of us know the perks of using a VPN: they make private one’s online activity (at least from your ISP’s point of view, probably), and …

DIY Raspberry Pi Thermal Camera

Liz from Blitz City DIY has published a new Raspberry Pi thermal camera she has created on the Hackster.io website, powered by the Raspberry Pi an …

Why successful people spend 10 hours a week on 'compound time'

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

Exotic quantum particle observed in bilayer graphene

Physicists have definitively observed an intensely studied anomaly in condensed matter physics -- the even-denominator fractional quantum Hall state …

Want to be a better programmer? Try Microsoft's 'code-writing', question-answering Stack Overflow Bot

The bot answers English language queries about programming, drawing upon the information in the millions of questions and answers available via Stack …

Microsoft’s new coding language is made for quantum computers

When one of the first personal computers, the Altair 8800 came along in 1976, Microsoft was ready with a programming language, Altair BASIC. It wants to be equally prepared when quantum computers go mainstream, so it has unveiled a new programming language and other tools for the futuristic tech at …

Researchers claim they just invented the "ultimate" method for quantum computing

Around and Around<p>Today’s working quantum computers are already more powerful than their traditional computing counterparts, but a pair of researchers …

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

Self-improvement

We Now Have an Equation That Explains How The Hell Quantum Chaos Behaves

Even chaos can be predicted.<p>While physicists have managed to wrap their minds around chaos theory in the macroscopic world, chaos also has its way at …

Quantum Physics

Air-Purifying House Plants for the Home

01<p>of 15<p>House Plant Therapy<p>Improve your well being by decorating your home with healing plants. Green plants can help set the mood for a more pleasing …