Eric Plante

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Salvaging Lithium cells and circuits

Lithium cells outperform Nickel Cadmium and Nickel Metal Hydride in almost every way. But they also need a little bit more babysitting to get the …

Retrotechtacular: Bell Labs introduces a thing called ‘UNIX’

Modern operating systems may seem baroque in their complexity, but nearly every one of them – except for Windows, natch – are based on the idea of …

Top of the Morning Combines To Dos, Weather, and Events in One View

iPhone: If your phone is the first thing you see when you wake up, make that first glance an overview of your to-dos, calendar appointments, news …

Oddly Delicious: Cabbage and Eggs

Cabbage and Eggs<p>I must confess that I’ve been reluctant to share this recipe for a long time because, well, let’s just say it isn’t the most …

Measuring ketosis with an Arduino

A bit of biology and nutrition before we roll into this: Ketosis is when your body runs on fat reserves instead of carbohydrates. This is the basis …

Improve the Range of Your Car's Keyless Remote with a Little Solder

No one likes walking away from the car only to wonder if you locked the doors. It's even worse if your car's remote has terrible range, and you have …

5 Simple Ways To Eat More Probiotics

Photo by adactio<p>Although it isn’t particularly glamorous, gut health has become something of a hot topic among scientists and doctors interested in …

Roadtrippers Helps You Find Great Attractions Between Points A and B

We mentioned an early version of Roadtrippers about a year ago, but the attraction-finding service has since added a <i>ton</i> of new content and features, …

Build Fake Batteries to Run Electronics On AC Power

If you have any gadgets that only use batteries, and don't accept AC power, you can convert them to run on the grid by building a fake battery pack …

Linkin Park 'Numb' - Solo Bass - Zander Zon

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Save Surprising Kitchen Scraps To Grow Infinite Food

If you want to put homegrown fruits and vegetables on the table, you don't have to go out and buy seeds; you can generate all the food you want with …

Gardening

Baking Soda and Peroxide Get the Grime Off of Cookware, Scrub-Free

Combine some baking soda and hydrogen peroxide and you've got a "miracle mixture" that can turn old pots and pans, cookie sheets, and cooking …

Chord Construction: A Guide for Bassists

Q: I’ve been playing bass for about four years, and I’ve had difficulty with understanding chord construction on the bass. I know my scales and their …

DIY Roll-Out Pantry Saves Space in Your Kitchen

Ever feel like you have more food than you do shelves, and no space to add new ones? Instructables user ratmax00 solved this problem by creating a …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

How to Add AirPlay to Your Car for High Quality, Wireless Audio

I was fed up with having so many cables floating around in my car and getting tangled, and I wasn’t happy with the compressed audio quality with …

Airports

7 Ways To Use Dog Training Methods To Get Yourself Fit

<i>Using the same principles of positive reinforcement behavior modification that she uses when working with dogs, dog trainer Ilana Bram describes how</i> …

A Conversation with Matt Greiner from August Burns Red

June 3, 2013 by Andrew Schwab<p><b>Matt Greiner plays drums and writes lyrics for August Burns Red.</b> I first met him back in 2006 when our bands toured …

Four Healthy Habits You'll Kick Yourself for Ignoring Now

We all know our health is important, but we often neglect some of the little stuff that comes back to bite us later. Here are four of the simplest …

Listacular Creates Flexible To-Dos, Is Packed with Gestures

iPhone: There's already a glut of to-do list apps available on iOS, but Listacular is a new entrant into the fold that brings a beautiful interface, …

The Best Pocket-Sized Tools for Your Inner MacGyver

We've all been there: you're away from home, you need to fix something, and you don't have access to any tools. With a little preparation, you can …

RedHoop Finds Classes from All the Major Online Course Providers

You can learn just about anything online these days, thanks to many online course providers. The only problem: too many sites to visit and similar …

Coursera

Learn Anything in 20 Hours with This Four Step Method

With just 20 hours of focused, deliberate practice, you can go from knowing absolutely nothing to performing noticeably well. That's the message from …

The Voice

How to Supercharge Your Router with DD-WRT

Few routers utilize their full potential out of the box because their firmware limits their functionality. Thanks to an open-source project called …

Wi-Fi

Creating an Awesome 3D Cloud Fly Through Scene With Horizon

Weekly email summary<p>Subscribe below and we’ll send you a weekly email summary of all new 3D & Motion Graphics tutorials. Never miss out on learning …

Tutorials

Get a Text When Your Sump Pump Fails

A lot of sump pump systems have a backup pump and an alarm that goes off in the case of failure, but that alarm is only good if you're home to hear …

Focus More on Your Brain and Less on Your Diet to Lose Weight

Weight loss is tricky business. Obviously what you eat has a huge impact on your health and body weight. But anyone who has ever tried to modify …

The Seven-Minute Workout Timer Guides You Through a Quick Workout

Last week we told you about the seven minute workout and showed you how to do each exercise. If you don't feel like setting up your own 30 second …