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Learn about the world (immediately) around you with Wikipedia Nearby

Feature now available on mobile devices so you can help it fill in some blanks.<p>Wikipedia has launched a mobile version of its Nearby page. The …

joshua jenkins

Controlling LEDs with Charlieplexing

MAKE contributor Andy has created a great tutorial to introduce you to the utility of “Charlieplexing,” a method for controlling multiple LEDs without the use of multiple microcontroller pins. With Charlieplexing you can turn on or off one LED at a time. To light more than one LED at a time, you …

Views Of The Hong Kong Sky, Framed By A Canopy Of Skyscrapers

Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s photographs are a reminder of the dazzling views to be found simply by looking up.<p>For as long as he can remember, when Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has found himself walking in the forest, he’s always had the inclination to look up, searching for patches of sky poking through the …

Hong Kong

Swatch Sistem51: Finally, Mechanical Movement on the Cheap

When Swatch figured out how to simplify and automate the production of Quartz watches, it made the technology extremely affordable and accessible to …

Watches

The Simplest DC Motor in the World?

I was just hanging out at Al Lasher’s Electronics in Berkeley when the proprietor Bob showed me this little gizmo. It’s the creation of one of his customers and is definitely the simplest DC motor I’ve ever seen. An AA battery sits on top of a couple neodymium magnet, and a coil of wire balances on …

66 Behind the Scenes Pics from THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

[clockwise from up left] Producer Gary Kurtz, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Director Irvin Kershner<p>[from left] Harrison Ford, Carrie …

Re-Vision Pop culture icons

RE-VISION — POP CULTURE ICONS<p>Now that flat design seems to be the biggest trend nothing better than some really cool cultural icons illustrated in a …

Graphic Design

Quite Operational, by Monomer

Digital Album<p>Streaming + Download<p>Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.<p>Purchasable …

The Quiet City: Winter in Paris, Beautiful Short Film Depicts Paris Without the Summer Crowds

“The Quiet City: Winter in Paris” is a beautiful short film that depicts Paris in winter, when the city is devoid of summer tourists and crowds. …

France

Awesome Typography Commercials by EF Language Schools

I am a huge fan of typography and when you mix typography, photography and videos? I am just speechless! This is the set of videos from the EF …