Derek Huyser

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Gary Vee's Garage-Sale Challenge Teaches More Lessons Than Some College Courses

It's so simple, someone with no experience can do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Newton's first law of motion describes inertia: An object at rest will stay at rest, and an object in motion will stay in motion -- with the same speed and in the same direction -- …

How to Build Robots While Learning How to Code

Computer science just became fun.<p>Let's face it. Deep down, every adult still wants to build and play with robots every once in a while—allowing us to learn an important tech skill while satiating our inner 10-year-old. Although it seems like a childlike pastime, having a skill set that allows you …

Computer Science

How to make computer coding child’s play

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up<p>Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books …

Kids

Awesome Raspberry Pi Electric Skateboard (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are looking for a project to keep them busy for a few weekends, that also enjoy a little skateboarding, may be …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Control Centre With MAKE And OpenHAB (video)

If you are interested in learning more about home automation and would like to create your very own Raspberry Pi powered touchscreen command centre …

If the Sun Is on Fire, How Does It Get Oxygen?

Though pictures of the sun sure look fiery, the sun isn't on fire the way you might think, as when paper burns.<p>When a piece of paper is set on fire …

Portable wind turbine Kickstarter raises almost entire goal in one day

Plugging into renewable energy is a challenge for many of us. Despite the rapidly falling cost of solar panels, there are many green-minded folks who …

This is the first model of the Solar System that accurately shows just how mind-boggling huge space is

But, for the most part, they're all wrong. At least where scale is concerned.<p>Sure, you can show the Sun and planets in relative size to each other accurately. But then the actual distances between them will probably be way off.<p>And OK, you can outline the planets' concentric orbits around the Sun to …

Miles Barr: Every Window Can Be a Solar Cell | WIRED

Solar panels are usually bulky, opaque, reflective rectangles. Barr, the CEO of Ubiquitous Energy, is reducing solar cells to a thin, transparent …

Linux Light Bulbs Allow Devices To Talk To Each Other With Flashes Of Brilliance

Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me? M-I-C- See? See the visible light carrying data quickly and easily from light bulbs to gadgets! -K-E-Y Why? Because light is ubiquitous! M-O-U-S-E!<p>Disney researchers are working on a new protocol – tentatively called the Linux Light Bulb – …