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Hackaday

If your idea of a six-course meal is a small order of chicken nuggets, you might have missed the rise of sous vide among cooks. The idea is you seal …

n2n: Simple VPN on Debian Wheezy

If you are looking for a way to connect two or more computers over the internet, there are tons of articles available on how to do this with OpenVPN. …

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 HTML Presentation Framework

Reveal.js<p>The HTML Presentation Framework<p>Hello There<p>reveal.js enables you to create beautiful interactive slide decks using HTML. This presentation …

This DIY Dual Flap Dog Door Keeps The Weather Out

If you have a fenced backyard and a pet, a dog door is an awesome investment. However, most of them don't do a great job of keeping the elements out …

Lua IDE/editor/debugger for Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux

ZeroBrane Studio is a <b>lightweight Lua IDE</b> with code completion, syntax highlighting, live coding, code analyzer, and debugging support for Lua 5.1, …

Linux

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Intro to CoffeeScript

I’m a big fan of CoffeeScript. Daniel and I built all of Thingdom in it, and we at FiftyThree are building our next product entirely in it, as …

Make Two-Ingredient Pizza Dough For A Fresh Pizza When You Want It

We love two-ingredient recipes, because you can make awesome food quick and easily. This incredibly simple pizza dough recipe only requires …

How To Choose (Or Build) The Perfect Desk For You

Desks come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and styles. How do you select or build the right one for you? Here's a look at some of the main things to …

Learn Emacs Lisp in 15 minutes

I was surprised not to find an introduction to Emacs Lisp on http://learnxinyminutes.com so I created one. This page is now on …

C as an intermediate language

Here's a Forth program debugged in KDevelop – a graphical debugger <i>without</i> Forth support:<p>Cool stuff, not? The syntax highlighting for Forth files – …

Debugging

Quote of the Day – Critical Thinking

It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are …

Pure

A set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in every web project.<p>CSS with a minimal footprint.<p>Pure is ridiculously tiny. The entire set …

Ask HN: Passive income ideas?

I can code well and I have 1-2 hours daily that I can spend on any project/activity that will, after some work, generate $1000/per month net in …

Retirement

How To Crack A Wi-Fi Network's WPA Password With Reaver

Your Wi-Fi network is your convenient wireless gateway to the internet, and since you're not keen on sharing your connection with any old hooligan …

Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe

<i>Updated 7/16/2013 – See Original Here</i><p>Once at a picnic, I saw mathematicians crowding around the last game I would have expected: Tic-tac-toe.<p>As you …

Worried Who’s Watching Your Web Browsing? Adafruit’s Onion Pi Tor Proxy Project Creates A Private, Portable Wi-Fi Access Point

Adafruit Industries has put together a weekend project for people worried the NSA is monitoring how many reruns of Seinfeld they watch on their tablet. The Onion Pi Tor Proxy is a weekend project that uses the Raspberry Pi microcomputer, along with a USB WiFi adapter and Ethernet cable to create “a …

Strawberry Lassi

Summer might be my least favorite season in Chicago. <i>I know! I know!</i> I feel very conflicted about it, too. Admittedly, there is much I like about …