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This Arduino-powered business card looks like a Game Boy and runs Tetris (video)

Off-white business cards with Silian Rail lettering are <i>so</i> passé -- these days; it's all about creativity. This Game Boy look-alike, for instance, demonstrates its creator's skills in one fell swoop: It doesn't just display a résumé, it's also a simple gaming handheld that can play <i>Tetris</i>. The device …

Edward Snowden to speak at South by Southwest

The NSA leaker, who is living in exile, will appear by teleconference on Monday during the interactive portion of the annual Texas festival. He joins fellow wanted man Julian Assange, who is also speaking remotely at SXSW Interactive.<p>NSA leaker Edward Snowden will be on hand for an interview at …

Surveillance

Write a Book and Get It Published. (Yes, You!) Seven Key Strategies for Getting Started

I’m about to tell you do something and you’ll think I’m crazy. Ready? Here goes: You should write a book.<p>I know, I know. You don’t need one more “to …

How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks Naturally

I have stretch marks on my breast. How can I get rid of it?<p>wikiHow Contributor<p>You can use aloe vera gel or cocoa butter. It lightens the stretch …

How to Make Flowers Made of Toilet Paper

Community Tested<p>Making flowers is a great way to decorate space. You can do so inexpensively and add your personal touch to a room. Toilet paper is a …

Toilets

The Ultimate Guide to Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The comfort zone is the warm and fuzzy place where everything makes sense, and nothing is particularly challenging. But the comfort zone is also the …

Motivation

20+ Time-Saving Cooking Tips From Chefs And Food Experts

Maybe you're a ninja in the kitchen. Maybe you're just starting your cooking adventure. Either way, these tips and tricks from chefs and food pros …

What Really Helps Reduce Sit Time at Work?

Study suggests standing desks aren't enough.<p>Desk-based workers sit for an average of six hours during an eight-hour work day, much of it in bouts of 30 minutes or more. As the health consequences of too much sitting are becoming clearer, more researchers and employers are trying to find ways to …

37 Things In Your Home To Get Rid Of Right Now

A few of us made resolutions this year to finally get our homes nicely organized so we can finally have people over without being ashamed. Like every other resolution, this one was doomed from the start. If you're an adorably disorganized type, it can be very difficult to change one's …

How to Stop Allergies at Home

Allergy-causing culprits hide in many unexpected places and now it's time to send those pests packing. Click through for tips on how to cut down on …

Exactly How to Keep Your Guacamole Green for Days. (Yes, DAYS!)

I'd gladly eat guacamole for weeks on end—if it didn't turn a highly unappetizing shade of brown after a couple of hours in the fridge. So I was thrilled when I learned the unexpected way to keep guacamole green for days. This trick keeps it looking yum-tastic after a night in the fridge. (And …

10 Habits to Trash Before 30

6 Moving Hacks You Need To Know

The faster you move, the faster you can have pizza.

Hacking

9 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do | Inc.com

If you want to be more productive, don't start by taking on new habits and routines. Instead, do less. The most productive people know how to stay focused and how to say no--but most importantly, they know how to delegate and outsource.<p>To get a handle on the time-sucking, productivity-killing tasks …

Outsourcing

Survival 101: What To Do If You Fall Through The Ice

How to Prevent Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are a growing concern since they’ve become more common in recent years and are extremely difficult to exterminate. While hotels are high on …

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

11 Arduino projects that require major hacking skills—or a bit of insanity

Lawn care, Daleks, bug zappers prove the Arduino thrives as much as Raspberry Pi.<p>Raspberry Pi has received the lion's share of attention devoted to …

Desktop Reviews

The iMac Pro is everything we thought it would be -- good and bad.<p>Free your VR with HP's expensive, complicated, but also fun, battery-powered Omen X …

Virtual Reality

CodeBender Makes It Easy To Program Your Arduino From A Browser

Traditionally speaking, you need to download software to your computer if you want to upload a program to your Arduino. CodeBender allows you to code …

Ouch. The Arduino GSM shield has a pretty serious design flaw, with its capacitors.

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Flutter: $20 Wireless Arduino with half mile (1km) range.

<i>Flutter is a wireless electronics development platform based on Arduino. With over 3200ft (1km) of usable range, a powerful ARM processor &</i> …

For All Mankind: vintage Nasa photographs, 1964-1983 – in pictures

An exhibition detailing the achievements of Nasa – covering the golden age of space exploration – has opened, featuring over 100 rare photographs. Taken by men, women and machines over a 20-year period, it includes the first ever Earthrise seen by human beings. It continues at Breese Little in …

15 Things to Know About Your Brand New DSLR or Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

Congratulations, you’ve got a brand new camera for the holidays. And while your camera’s manual (yes, you need to read it) will do a lot to help you …