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Raspberry Pi: Up and Running

Tested In-Depth: Getting Started with Arduino

Our friends from Tested have released Know Your Arduino: A Practical Guide to The Most Common Boards. The guide is accompanied by a 30-minute video, below, with Will and Norm, where they show boards ranging from the Mini to the Mega, and then demo specific applications like gaming on the Esplora or …

How To Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

Until nontoxic, biodegradable, single-use, disposable socks become a reality, everyone has to do the laundry. And for many this is a pain. Besides the obvious time sink, laundry can be fairly resource intensive.<p>However, with this simple DIY project, you can dramatically cut down the cost of …

Picture of the Day: The Umbrella Covered Walkway in Portugal

THE UMBRELLA COVERED WALKWAY IN PORTUGAL<p>Photograph by Patricia Almeida on Flickr<p>Photographer Patricia Almeida took this beautiful photograph of an …

Portugal

Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and golden beaches: the Portugal experience can be many things. History, great food and idyllic scenery are just the beginning…

Guimarães, Portugal: a cultural city guide

If any city can be described as adorable, then it is Guimarães. Its pedestrianised heart is a web of gently winding cobbled streets and washing-hung alleyways bejewelled with tiny bars and cute cafés. Those alleyways lead to pretty plazas that, rather satisfyingly, tend to be any shape but square, …

LEDscape: A Lightbulb Landscape in Portugal | Colossal

<p>As part of a promotional effort to promote a new line of lighting solutions, IKEA Portugal partnered with LIKE Architects to create this fun …

8 Reasons to Go to Portugal Now

The recession and rising unemployment may be grabbing the headlines in Portugal but, for visitors, there is much to lift the spirits. A wave of …

Experience Living in a “Nature Extension”: CasasNaAreia in Portugal

CasasNaAreia is a gorgeous holiday retreat based on the transformation of old masonry buildings into new, contemporary structures. The property with …

Inspiring Landscape Project in Alentejo, Portugal: Garden in Comporta

In order to celebrate the upcoming warm season here, we decided to post a charming landscape architecture project, recently received via e-mail from …

Portugal beyond the Algarve

<b>TOWN</b><p>Viana do Castelo, Costa Verde<p>The seaside town of Viana do Castelo, with its opulent Manueline and baroque buildings, tends to attract Portuguese …

Lello Bookstore, Porto, Portugal

By Sadie Stein April 24, 2013<p>The Lello bookstore, Porto, Portugal.<p>“Standing there, staring at the long shelves crammed with books, I felt myself relax and was suddenly at peace.” —Helene Hanff, <i>Q’s Legacy</i>

Day trips from Lisbon, Portugal: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: Tomar<p>The Convento de Cristo in Tomar is probably one of the most spectacular places in Portugal. Founded by the Knights Templar, it's a …

Cheap places to stay in Portugal: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: Fonte da Estrela<p>A thatched lime-walled Pixie Hut and two self-catering artistic wood cabins on lush mountain site walking distance from …