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Medicaid cuts will primarily affect children with ongoing therapy needs

In her first year, it looked as if Ariel Reyes was destined to live completely dependent on others. She was born with spina bifida, an incomplete …

Trump: You’ve Tried The Puppets, Now Vote For The Puppeteer

How to Steal a Democracy

Imagine that you are a group of rich and powerful people eager to be still richer and more powerful. But you live in a democratic society that gives each citizen an equal vote and thus sets sets limit on how much power you can amass. So you decide to steal the people's democracy.<p>How can this be …

How to use Gmail as a time and project management tool

The lovely folks over at Godel in Melbourne have written a nice piece about using ActiveInbox even if you are not bothered about reaching that ever …

How to Print a Super-Thin Touchscreen Display on Just About Anything

We've kept a close eye on the 27th ACM Symposium on INTER Software and Technology in Honolulu this week, given that it's already produced dozens of …

Turn a Windows 8.1 PC Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot with the Command Prompt

Windows: Previously mentioned Virtual Router is the easiest way to create a Wi-Fi hotspot on Windows, but 7Tutorials showcases a method that requires …

Wi-Fi

Baking Soda and Vinegar Cannon

Drip Irrigation Basics

Grow healthy vegetables the automatic way, while using less water.<p>Most vegetables prefer soil that’s neither soggy nor dry, and earthworms and beneficial microorganisms do too. When there’s too much water, these organisms drown. Too little, and you find yourself with dead plants and a reputation as …

DIY

UppWireless offers $15 BYOD phone service

Looking for dirt-cheap phone service for your smartphone? If it's an unlocked GSM phone that began life on AT&T or T-Mobile, you might want to check out UppWireless.<p>For as little as $15 per month, you can stock your smartphone with a no-contract SIM card that leverages Wi-Fi and 3G/4G connectivity …

Mobile

How to Build a $50 Greenhouse- Free Plans

Become self-reliant! Instead of spending lots of money on pesticide laden, genetically modified veggies you can grow your own. The taste (and …

Meet Keecker, an expensive, smart Android projector robot that follows you around to entertain you

Keecker is a strangely named Android-based projector robot that can follow you around the house for entertainment purposes – although don’t expect it to be cheap.<p>The device, shown around at CES 2014, is a project lead by Pierre Lebeau, a former product manager at Google. Keecker looks pretty much …

Build Your Own FM Transmitter and Send Your Music to Any Stereo

You can buy cheap FM transmitters for your iPhone from pretty much anywhere, but if you'd rather make your own little transmitter, Make shows you how …

Vader Lives

How to Bake an Onion Pi

Feel like someone is snooping on you? Browse the web anonymously anywhere you go with the Onion Pi Tor proxy. This is a cool weekend project that uses a Raspberry Pi mini computer, USB wi-fi adapter, and Ethernet cable to create a small, low-power, and portable privacy Pi.<p>Using it is easy-as-pie. …

Nimbus Personal Dashboard

Information surrounds us at every turn in our daily lives — we're consumed with numbers, whether it's the number of emails we have yet to read, miles …

Social Media

At Launch, The PS4 Has A Games Problem

Why do you buy a games console? You buy it to play games. You buy it to play games you wouldn’t be able to play without it, or wouldn’t be able to play in the same way without it. In the case of a fancy, expensive system like Sony's PS4 or Microsoft's Xbox One, you buy them to play games that …

Latest Asus Hybrid Blends Power, Stamina for Bargain Price

For this week’s review, I test-drove a convertible. Not the kind where I can put the top down and feel the wind blowing through my hair as I drive …

Learn How to Build a Nuclear Fusor

Nuclear fusion is the process of squeezing two atoms together so tightly that their nuclei fuse, creating a heavier atom and releasing a blast of energy. Fusion creates the inferno inside the sun — and the hydrogen bomb — but no one has yet harnessed its enormous power for peaceful uses.<p>They’ve …

How to Use the Secrets of Master Influencers to Get What You Want

Babies and psychopaths have one thing in common: They're excellent at getting what they want. Many of us could learn a thing or two from these …

Psychology

Adjusting Your Mindset May Work Best When You Have No Control

Often times, when we're upset, worried, or generally negative about something, advice from both outside and within can tell us to think about our …

How to Build a Pergola for Backyard Shade - DIY

<i>Keep your cool under a pergola that brings beauty and comfortable outdoor living to your property.</i><p>June/July 2013<p><i>By Steve Maxwell</i><p>Bountiful sunshine …

Woodworking

Get Online Without Wifi, 4G LTE or Even 3G with Be-Bound's Android App

Be-Bound has launched an app for Android devices that promises to keep your connection to the Internet flowing, even when you have no data connection or WiFi available to you.<p>While it might sound like magic, it is in fact a bit more simple than that. The app uses text messages as the ‘transport …

How to Find and Apply For Government Benefits

When you're down on your luck, it's easy to assume that there's no help. However, there are a wide range of programs and benefits in the United …

This Fantastic Fallout PipBoy Homescreen Lets You Party Like It's 2299

The Fallout series has had a unique retro-futuristic aesthetic for nearly its entire run: it's a strange mix of post-apocalyptic settings sprinkled …

Grab Over 500 Free Programming Books from GitHub

Whether you're learning to code or are already an experienced programmer, this GitHub repository is an incredible resource of free programming …

GitHub

Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against NSA Surveillance on October 26th

Thousands of people from across the political spectrum are uniting in D.C. on 10/26 to proclaim: Stop Watching Us! | Check out 'Stop Watching Us: A …