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A Geek's Guide to the UK's best science and technology attractions

From classic computers and code-breaking centres to stargazing stations and Victorian sewage works, the Geek’s Guide uncovers 10 tech visits to sate your inner nerd<p>This is more than just the backdrop to the BBC’s Stargazing Live, Jodrell Bank is home to the Lovell Telescope and is a centre for …

Ableton Live Tutorial: Breathing New Life into Sample Loops

<i>In this tutorial, Dubspot’s Rory PQ shares his method of converting audio to MIDI and breathing new life into sample loops. Included is a FREE</i> …

Peeling a thick layer of ivy from a building

"The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines." – Frank Lloyd Wright<p><i>[via]</i>

Watch this brief history of LSD, and glimpse of its future

What a long, strange trip it's been, and continues to be. Just say know. <i>(Retro Report)</i>

Here's the cool thing that happens when you pour molten aluminum inside polymer water balls

The Backyard Scientist filled a tank to the brim with water balls, which are little polymer beads that expand to slimy squishy balls when soaked in …

How-To: Find your MacBook’s battery cycle count and learn what it means about its battery life

Recently I noticed that my Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display seemed to be dying at a faster clip. Naturally, I assumed that the battery might be going bad.<p>After checking the battery cycle count, I learned that I was probably wrong about the battery being bad, as the cycle count was still …

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Interactive Ableton Live Audio-Visual Template

Ableton Live Tutorial: Creating Transition Effects for EDM Tracks

iOS 8: Explained

iOS 8 was announced by Apple at WWDC 2014 on June 2 and will become publicly available this fall. Major new features include Continuity, …