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Taking a spin in the first car with Android Auto

Get ready for Android Auto to hit the masses. Until now, the only way to get the Google-powered car interface was to install an aftermarket unit from Pioneer, and even those have only been around since March (Parrot is also citing support for Android Auto in its head units, but its availability has …

The 10 must-read YA books

Authors John Boyne and Jenny Valentine have drawn up their list of nine must-read YA novels – and the Hay Festival audience chose the final one<p>There has been a "massive explosion" in Young Adult fiction over the past 30 years, according to Daniel Hahn, editor of the Oxford Companion to Children's …

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Vintage Internet Connected Radio

This retro radio project brings back old to meet the new. A trendy old radio that plays any music you want, not just the boring stuff that you can get through the radio waves!<p>Using the credit card sized computer, Raspberry Pi–the sky is the limit. To get the best streaming music experience for this …

LED Constellation Wall Art

What’s your sign? Bring the cosmos into any room with this simple DIY LED wall art!<p>Materials needed:<p>plywood (select desired size)<br>• knowledge of the free downloadable program Inkscape<br>• any constellation star map<br>• pencil<br>• ruler<br>• electric sander<br>• drill + various sized bits<br>• black wood stain<br>• black spray paint<br>• 220 grit …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

50<p>‘Los Angeles’<p>X<br>Slash, 1980<p>Produced by Ray Manzarek of the Doors, this is the first great West Coast punk album. Searing songs fly off like sparks, …

A cabinet carved to look like a glitch http://t.co/R28lfdHjNm

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Clever. This candle creates a new candle as it melts http://t.co/TMp7HmJAfx

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

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200 Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection

Biology<p>Anatomy and Physiology - Edited by various profs at OpenStax<br>• Biology - Edited by various profs at OpenStax<br>• Biology Pages, John W. Kimball, …

Online Education

Learn Latin, Old English, Sanskrit, Classical Greek & Other Ancient Languages in 10 Lessons

I receive weekly reminders of my linguistic ignorance whenever I read anything by authors fluent in Latin. How could I not, whenever Clive James …

7 Hand Gestures That Make You Look Like a Real Intellectual

You've definitely seen it at some point. Maybe it was in a lecture in college. Maybe it was in a TED talk you watched recently. Someone is trying to …

800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

<b>Dickinson, Emily</b> - Poems<p><b>Didion, Joan</b> - 12 Masterful Essays<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor -</b> A Raw Youth (Translated by Constance Garnett)<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor</b> - …

Literature

30 Cats Who Have Mastered The Art Of Sleep-Fu

Anyone who has a cat knows they have the marvelous ability to sleep wherever they want, however they want. These pictures will show you just how …

Cute

These 30 Crazy Snowman Ideas Would Make Calvin And Hobbes Proud

Even though the last strip of “Calvin and Hobbes” was published on December 31, 1995, apparently Calvin’s crazy snowman ideas lived on!<p>It’s hard to …

The dream-like photographic portraits of Oleg Oprisco

New work from the amazing Audrey Kawasaki for Thinkspace Gallery at Scope Art Fair in Miami. 

New work from the amazing Audrey Kawasaki for Thinkspace Gallery at Scope Art Fair in Miami.

The sweet yet dark illustrative work of UK based Kristian Jones 

Winter Road Trip Survival: A Worst-Case-Scenario Guide

Whether you are heading over the river and through the woods to grandma's house or into the mountains for a ski adventure, be prepared for the worst-case scenario.<p><b>Even if you're a skilled driver with a</b> well-maintained car, ice and snow are hazardous, and you should know what to do if your car …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

James and Jeremy In DANGER During Arctic Race | Top Gear

Litecoin 101: How To Build Your Own Mining Rigs

<b>UPDATE 1:</b> A Software Guide To Mining With Windows is now live<p><b>UPDATE 2:</b> I’ve recently switched my mining hardware to Dogecoin due to its rising popularity and lower difficulty. I’ve found it to be more profitable, and it may be worth pursuing depending on your specific situations.<p><b>UPDATE 3</b>: Nvidia …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Litecoin 101: A Software Guide To Mining With Windows

<b>Update: Some changes in the cryptocurrency mining space have rendered this guide outdated. I’m currently preparing a new guide using different software, for both AMD and Nvidia miners.</b><p>If you have spare AMD Radeon graphics cards lying around, and energy rates that aren’t stratospheric, mining a …

Coursera Adds Another $20M To Its Already Massive Series B

Back in July, Coursera announced a $43 million series B. Now the round has grown to an even more impressive $63 million with the addition of funding from three undisclosed university partners.<p>The education startup told AllThingsD that the delay was due to the new investors’ longer due diligence …