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Scientists Have Finally Caught The Eerie Hum of Earth Deep Under The Sea

Ommmm.<p>For the past few decades, something has been becoming increasingly clear: Earth constantly hums, even though we can't hear it.<p>The first attempt …

Why does hair turn gray?

As you look in the mirror in the morning, you see that inevitable fate has struck: your first gray hair! Whether you are in your 20s or your 50s, …

A Beginner's Guide to Astrophotography

When I was 17, I packed up and left for my first camping trip to the Adirondack mountains. That night we walked out into a clearing and I was stunned at the huge cluster of stars sweeping across the sky. That cluster was the Milky Way. I aimed my point-and-shoot camera skyward hoping to capture …

15 Classic Handy Tool Tips and Tricks

After decades of collecting tool tips, our brains are so full that there isn't room for much else. For this article, we sifted through those …

DIY Desktop Laser Cutter

My friend Hirotaka and I worked hard to develop an affordable easy to use laser cutter for about one year. Then finally, our ideas and effort were …

Chapter 2: Electromagnetism -- A simple homemade Van de Graaff generator

A simple homemade Van de Graaff generator<p>In the previous two projects, we stole high voltage from a television set to power our high voltage motors. …

DIY

Getting the Most Out of Materials: Using Angled Cuts to Let Horizontal Pieces Grow Vertically

Some degree of difficulty<p>Most bandsaws, jigsaws and scrollsaws have tilting beds that allow you to cut your material at an angle. Woodworkers exploit …

Why This Is the Most Important New Technology in Decades

The cloud, we keep hearing, is coming. But if you’re in the enterprise tech market, you might be forgiven for wondering when this mythical cloud is …

Build an Ionic Thruster like NASA Uses for Space Propulsion

An ion thruster produces a flow of air even though it has no moving parts. A version of this seemingly impossible device is used on a larger scale to propel deep space probes for NASA. The advantage to this system over others is that you need only an electrical source to power the device and it has …

Arduino

Security firm finds preinstalled malware on Xiaomi Mi 4 smartphone

<i>Update: On Sunday March 8, Xiaomi contacted VentureBeat with a statement in response to the Bluebox report. Then on March 9, Bluebox told VentureBeat that the device may have been counterfeit and provided new findings.</i><p>Data security firm Bluebox has discovered preinstalled malware and a host of …

Xiaomi

How to Bypass BIOS Passwords

BIOS passwords can add an extra layer of security for desktop and laptop computers. They are used to either prevent a user from changing the BIOS …

Hot Wheels

Mystery tuna creature is tongue-eating parasite, says expert

The Natural History Museum says that the head probably belongs to a Cymothoa exigua, or tongue-eating louse<p>The tiny creature discovered in a tin of tuna by a Nottingham mother is a tongue-eating louse, scientists believe.<p>Zoe Butler was amazed to find a pair of eyes staring up at her when she opened …

Paleontology

SD/CF/XQD Database

More than two years have passed since Rob Galbraith last updated his CF/SD/XQD Database. Since that time, there has been a significant increase in …

Why I Went Mirrorless and Switched from Canon to Fuji: A Detailed Exploration

<b>Warning</b>: This will be a longer and more in-depth post. But in the age of paid-for reviews, I felt frustrated by the lack of perspective on the “what …

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

100% Free! Cellphone Repair Tutorials for beginners

Want to learn cellphone repair and become a Pioneer like Masters and Experts? Learn the basics and advance troubleshooting techniques without …

Shapely Shelves: 7 DIY Projects for Shelves With Unique Shapes

(Image credit: Whimsy Darling)<p>Bored of the usual options for shelving in your home? Straight and level lines aren't your only choices when you need …

Spot Welder; Don’t Buy It, Build It

Spot welders are super handy for making sheet metal enclosures for your projects. The problem is, commercial ones are rather expensive… The good news …

Artist Recreates His Childhood Drawings From Over Twenty Years Ago

Kids love to draw, and they don’t care what those drawings look like because why should they? They’re kids, having fun doing something that also …

Dimple Lets You Add Buttons To Your Android Phone

Touchscreens are a wonderful thing, but there are moments where you wish your smartphone was a little more… tactile. Easier to launch features with. …

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

An Engaging Box for that Engagement Occasion

I’m a fan of boxes. Containers really, of all sizes, shapes, and material. I save cigar tubes, altoids tins, coffee containers, boxes that gifts or products come in, and more. I even have several Sterilite bins full of other, smaller containers! I sift through them when looking for that just-right …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

Cancer

10 of the Best Streaming Media Players 'Boxes' To Consider 2018 (list)

The streaming media player market has over a dozen models to choose from, and unless you make an impulse buy from a point of sale display at your …

5 Reasons Why The EcoReco Scooter Is The Best Mode of Personal Transportation

Anyone who lives in the city knows how what a pain it is to get around. Cars make for congested streets and lots of pollution, while walking won’t …

Study: Xbox One, PS4 consume ridiculous amounts of unnecessary power

Both Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 consume between two to three times the power of their predecessors—mostly waiting around for …

Windows Phone

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

123BEAD - Beaded Jewelry Making Instructions, Tutorials, Projects & Kits

Celtic | New Age & Metaphysical | Body, Mind & Home | 123Bead™<p>TierraCast® Beads & Charms | Gun Metal, Brass & Copper | Silver & Gold | Supplies & …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …