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How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Android News

Dad Transforms His Adorable 4-Month-Old Son into a Real-Life Elf on the Shelf

Photographer Alan Lawrence (who's behind the <i>Wil Can Fly</i> series) is now creatively celebrating the holidays with his 4-month-old son Rockwell. Instead of buying his kids an Elf on the Shelf, the dad instead went in a different direction: he made Rockwell the elf. “We have never had an Elf on the …

Cute

Heartwarming Photos of the Amazing Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Dogs may be man's best friend, but Ingo the shepherd dog's special buddy is Poldi, a little owl who loves to pose for pictures and cozy up to his canine pal. Germany-based animal photographer and collage artist Tanja Brandt documents their unlikely friendship in heartwarming portraits that show the …

Cute

This secret section of your iPhone unlocks the ability to control your phone by tilting your head

But there are a lot of cool features hidden in the iOS "accessibility" section that many people don't know about.<p>These settings are designed to make it easier for those without the best sight, hearing, or motor functions to still use iOS to its fullest capabilities — but they can also be used to …

iOS

30 Modern Day Home Office Designs that Truly Inspire

For people who work from home, the home office is an area that must be detached from the rest of the home. It is a place where productivity and …

Radio Propagation 101

73 on 73 Award

First 73 on 73 Award issued to Wyatt Dirks AC0RA<p><b>Paul Stoetzer N8HM</b> is sponsoring an award for contacts made via the AO-73 (FUNcube-1) amateur radio …

Amateur Radio

Multiband wire vertical - PA1M - Amateur Radio

The first antenna everybody probably makes is a dipole and the second a quarter wave vertical. The third antenna will probably be a multiband version …

How to get started on PSK? : amateurradio

I'm getting bored with the typical DX work now after only a few months lol. I'd like to get started on PSK! From what it looks like I need a way to …

Laptops

Anatomy of an Internet Scam at QRZ

Maybe you know someone who's had a bad experience when buying radio gear online from a private party, and maybe you don't. At QRZ, we've been …

Photographs Rendered in Living Algae

images courtesy Lia Giraud<p>Artist Lia Giraud has cultivated a hybrid agricultural and photographic process to create astoundingly detailed images rendered in living algae that he calls “algae-graphs.”<p>Like traditional photography, Giraurd’s process works by using a light-sensitive material to capture …

Try This Trick Today to Make Cleaning 10x Easier

This secret cleaning tip was actually mentioned in a comment on our Facebook page, but it's also a secret I've been subscribing to for awhile as …

How To Use IKEA Trones Storage Boxes in Every Room

One of our favorite things about IKEA products is their versatility. Sure, the wall-mounted Trones storage box may be designed to hold shoes — but …

IKEA

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

Photo du jour: Berlin Central Station

Perched on a platform in Berlin Central Station, architecture and landscape photographer Jens Fersterra captures a long exposure of a speedy train as …