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QUATTRO - the Arduino Quadruped Robot

Hi guys! Here's a spider robot that we had made for the 2016 science fair which was held at our school. Well, you can't technically call it a "spider …

Gear & Gadgets

Blynk Makes Creating Mobile Apps to Power Arduino or Raspberry Pi Projects a Little Easier

Android/iOS: If you want to control a Raspberry Pi or Arduino connected device from your phone, you’d usually need to know at least some programming. …

Croissant Loaf!

Who doesn't love a flaky, buttery croissant? When I first came across the idea of a croissant bread (also known as a Danish Loaf) I was intrigued and …

10 Sex-Filled Foreign-Language Films You Can Stream on Netflix

If you think watching a half-naked woman or man whisper sweet nothings into their lover's ear is sexy, imagine how much <i>sexier</i> it is when those sweet nothings are in French. Foreign cinema isn't afraid to bring on the heat when it comes to romance and eroticism, and lucky for us, Netflix is full of …

TV

Getting to Know Arduino : Part 1 : Hello, World!

<b>Next Guides:</b><p>I recorded a video to introduce the Arduino UnoArduino Uno and how to get started with it. The premise was that you didn't need to add …

Wire a Raspberry Pi Zero Directly Into a Power Supply for a Low-Profile Computer

The Pi Zero is awesome because it’s so small, but it still requires all kinds of cables and chargers. Over on NODE, they show off how to build the Pi …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi has a fancy new toy for its most demanding fans

There's a powerful new toy for DIY-ers who love to customize their gadgets—and it'll only set you back $30.<p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the Compute Module 3 (CM3) on Monday, a new board that will help manufacturers produce cost effective, high quality hardware. There's a less powerful …

Gear & Gadgets

Garage Door Opener Logs to Google Drive

A garage door opener is a pretty classic hack around these parts. IR, Bluetooth, WiFi, smartphone controlled, web interfaces — we’ve seen it all. But …

Gear & Gadgets

The Raspberry Pi Zero Makes a Great Motion Sensing Security Camera Too

We know that a Raspberry Pi can be turned into a motion sensing security camera, but it’s even cheaper to do it with the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. DIYer …

Gear & Gadgets

Snack Vending Machine powered by Arduino

Hello, greetings from Indonesia.This snack vending machine is my final project. This project was actually finished in end of 2015.The aim of this …

Gear & Gadgets

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

Gear & Gadgets

Devein and Peel Shrimp Like a Pro

Peeling and deveining shrimp isn’t rocket science, but far too many of us consider it a hassle and just buy cooked shrimp instead. In this video, …

Cool Stuff

How to Make Nutella Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies

Ladies and gentleman, may I proudly present… the Nutella Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookie! * Cheers, clapping & general applause fills the room. *I know …

Cooking

Golden Globe Awards: The winners list

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 74th Golden Globe Awards were held Sunday.<p>Here's a look at who was in the running. Winners are indicted with an asterisk (*) and "WINNER":<p>Movies<p><b>Best Motion Picture - Drama</b><p>"Hacksaw Ridge"<p>"Hell or High Water"<p>"Lion"<p>"Manchester by the Sea"<p><b>"Moonlight" *WINNER</b><p><b>Best Motion Picture - Musical or</b> …

Award Shows

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Cooking

Yotam Ottolenghi’s winter soup recipes

A warming, comforting soup ticks all the boxes for January eating<p>January can be a confusing time, but the general resolve is to eat less and move more. After a month of potatoes roasted in duck fat, wedges of stilton and brandy-soaked cake, we somehow convince ourselves that a diet of blitzed green …

Curries

5 mental tricks to help you manage stress and be more 'mindful' in 2017

If there’s one thing that 2016 has taught many of us, it’s that it helps to have a way to calm our minds and quiet our hearts. Just how do you do that? Try “mindfulness.”<p>That, essentially, means being more attuned to what’s going on around you and inside of you. "Mindfulness is an open-hearted way …

Mindfulness

ESP8266 To IFTTT Using Arduino IDE

Hey People,<p>Although there are plenty of Instructables out there on using the ESP8266 module, I couldn't find one specific to loading data to the free …

Arduino

LittleArm 2C - Mini Arduino Robot Arm for STEM and Hobby

We want to build a STEM kit that gets kids excited about technology. So we have created the LittleArm, a simple, trainable, programmable, Arduino …

61 Amazing, Easy, & Healthy Pressure Cooker Recipes {Instant Pot, too!}

Easy, fast, fun, healthy, and delicious…What more could you want from your food?And know what gets you there? It’s a simple mathematical …

Cooking

Pressure Cooker Refried Beans with Onion, Garlic, and Green Chiles

<i>We loved these delicious refried beans, made in the pressure cooker!</i><p>Life as I know it is being seriously disrupted right now at Chez Kalyn by a huge …

5 Best Ways To Use Your Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo can make your life easier in innumerable ways.<p>Millions of people bought an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot for their homes in 2016 — and maybe …

Amazon

The First Seven Things Your Should Make With a New Instant Pot

If, like me, you were one of the many home cooks to receive an Instant Pot for the holidays (or if you’ve been toying with the idea of getting one), …

Lenovo built its own Amazon Echo for some reason

Lenovo is best known for its popular ThinkPad laptops and Yoga convertibles, and you may even remember that it makes smartphones too. But the Chinese company is branching out from notebooks, handsets and wearables with a push into smart home gadgets, starting with an Amazon Echo clone. The …

Amazon Echo

14 Whole30 Lunches You Can Bring To Work

In a nutshell, Whole30 is an eating-plan-slash-elimination-diet centered around real, whole, nutritious food. For 30 days, you'll eat tons of fresh …

The insiders’ guide to finding great value in travel in 2017

We all love to get value for money, and holidays are no exception, particularly as they are generally a relatively large purchase. With this in mind, Lonely Planet spoke to some British, American and Australian travel experts to get their insider tips on how to find great value in travel in …

Travel

Watch Korea's mech take its first steps with a pilot on board

Yes, Korea's real-life Gundam works.<p>That real, life-sized mech Korean company Hankook Mirae debuted recently isn't just for show. Its designer, Hollywood SFX veteran Vitaly Bulgarov, has posted a video on Facebook showing the robot taking its first steps. And, yes, it had a pilot on board. The …

Robotics

Uncle Paddy's Irish Lamb Stew

My favorite Irish joke goes like this: "What's green and sits outside in the rain? Paddy 'O Furniture!"This lamb stew is so easy to make - after …

Cooking

10 Awesome Beginner Arduino Projects

Completing an Arduino project gives you a sense of satisfaction like no other. Here I have selected few simple but interesting DIY arduino projects …

Arduino

Make your own dumplings for dinner tonight. It's easier than you think.

If you’re in the mood for dumplings, you could spend an hour waiting for the <i>xiao long bao</i> at Din Tai Fung, drive to Hacienda Heights for the potstickers at Earthen, or brave the numb-taste dumplings at Chengdu Taste. Or you could make your own dumplings tonight.<p>This pork dumpling recipe, from Ruth …

Cooking