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'Tiny House Compound' in Texas Goes Viral as 'Bestie Row' (PHOTOS)

Fred Zipp was an editor of the <i>Austin-American Statesman</i> for 32 years. So when it came time for him and some friends to build a series of vacation …

Use an Xbox 360 Controller on OS X (wired + Wireless)

GamePi - the Handheld Emulator Console<p>Steam Link Arcade<p>Minecraft Class<p>Will this work on my xbox one controller or will i have to do something …

Alienware Alpha Review: A Gaming PC In A Tiny Package

For a long time, if you wanted to get into PC gaming and experience the highest quality models, textures, and shaders that developers could come up with, you had to buy an overpriced gaming rig from someone like Alienware, a more affordable PC from a shady OEM, or build a machine yourself. It was …

Pyro Handheld Fireshooter

You don't need to be a superhero/mutant/sorcerer to shoot fire from your hands. All you need is the Pyro Handheld Fireshooter. This very real, very …

Deep Space Industries Partners with 3D Printing Service Solid Prototype for Space Exploration & Mining Plans

“We are about to witness a product development revolution for space, and the obvious first step will be through 3D-printing,” said Barton Bollfrass, …

Hydroforming in the Garage with a Pressure Washer

Ever heard of hydroforming? It’s a manufacturing process used to form sheet metal into shapes using water at extremely high pressures. Not something …

HP starts shipping its $430 SlateBook 14, an Android-powered laptop

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Can the market support a notebook computer that runs a mobile operating system? That’s the question HP(s hpq) is attempting to …

3 Awesome Projects You Can Do With The New LittleBits CloudBit Module

After the announcement of the LittleBits CloudBit module earlier today, you may find yourself wondering “what the heck would I use that for?”<p>Really, the possibilities are endless, but LittleBits has put together a few projects to show some great examples of what could be achieved quickly and easily.<p>…

Morgan’s $5,000 Earthbag House http://tinyhousenews.info/?p=18686

BotFactory Combines 3D Printing and Circuit Boards With Squink Printer

According to UrbanDictionary.com “squink” can mean a lot of things. It can mean the sound that is produced from a squeegee on a wet window, high …

The 10 Cleverest Ways to Use Linux to Fix Your Windows PC

You might not be ready to accept Linux as your desktop yet, but you can still use it to save your Windows PC—whether you need to reset passwords, …

Google Is Hosting A Virtual Camp For Underprivileged Kids

According to DNAinfo, Maker Camp, a collaboration between Google and Maker Media, is a free online program that will teach kids how to make rockets and other gadgets without leaving their home.<p>Kids 13 years and older with a Google+ account can log onto the network and use Google Hangouts to chat …

Kids

Surely Yurt a Tiny House Alternative http://tinyhouseblog.com/?p=31504

$300 House Concept by Joseph Sandy

After learning about the cultural needs and expatiations of a housing in Haiti, we set to work in identifying a strategy to address the idea of …

The rise of the super-fast industrial 3D printer

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Cincinnati Inc.<p>3D printers are slow; so slow that in the time it would take to print a screwdriver, you could just …

The Man Who's Making A Home 3-D Metal Printer

Plus other ways to get your ideas cast in steel, bronze, and bismuth alloy<p>Sure, manufacturing companies have 3-D printers that are able to weld metal pieces. You can even send designs to Shapeways to get them printed in steel. But wouldn't you want your own metal 3-D printer at home? One California …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Breast Cancer

Nervous System's DIY App Lets Users Design Their Own Cellular Wooden Tables

Nervous System took inspiration from the shapes and patterns of nature to create an app that lets users design their own “cellular” wooden coffee …

Furniture

Magnetic Hangers Save Space in Your Closet: Cliq by Flow Design

Check these gorgeous magnetic hangers reinterpreted by the creative German-Latvian duo Georg Dwalischwili and Janis Karklins of Flow Design! With a …

Garage Door Update with Stain!

Shares 431K<p>Our <b>Garage Door Makeover</b> – I’m so thrilled to share with you guys this DIY project. It’s been on my to-do list for about a year. Our garage …

ICE xPC Pocket Desktop Computer Unveiled

The development team over at ICE Computer have been developing prototype pocket desktop computers for some time but as yet has not brought anything …

AgIC DIY Kit Lets You Print Circuit Boards on Ink Printers: Agical! - Technabob

Last year we talked about the EX¹, a 3D printer designed to print circuit boards on a variety of materials, including paper. The EX¹ has great …

IKEA Hacks: DIY Ways to Make Cheap Wardrobes Look More Expensive

We often turn to IKEA for cheap storage options, which makes their basic wardrobes a popular item in a lot of homes. Clever DIY projects and hacks …

3D Printed Cars Will Look Weird, Cost Less, Offer Crazy MPG

The days of the iconic car assembly line seems to be numbered. 3D printing technology will one day scale up for mass production of full-size …

Printoo Is An Open Platform Of Printed Electronic Modules For Creative Makers

Printoo wants to light up your maker life with a range of flexible, printed circuit boards and modules that can be used to power up all sorts of everyday objects. So not just flat stuff — you could wrap these printed electronics around a bottle or can, for instance, to add a display or lights. Or …

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2014, in association with the Guardian and the Observer, is open for entries. In parallel with the competition we're publishing a series of weekly "how to …" guides for budding science journalists<p>Most journalists want to break exclusives, but a lot of what …

Every Brand Video You've Ever Seen in One Sweeping Parody

In a time when a company's brand is seemingly more important than its products, there's emerged an ugly trend where advertisers slap together a stock …

Satire

TIHK Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key

Posted in Gear<p>So that last session with Mistress Madeline didn’t go quite as smoothly as you hoped, and after she helped herself to your chips and …

KnowRoaming's international sticker SIMs begin shipping to backers today

KnowRoaming, the company behind the roaming SIM "stickers" that popped up on Kickstarter last year, has begun shipping its device to the first 500 backers. The $35 pre-order kit, which includes a SIM sticker and a single-use applicator, enables international roaming at rates far lower than what …

11 Ingenious Solar Projects Impacting the Developing World

Solar Projects for the Developing World<p>1. Eliodomestico Solar Still<p>2. LuminAID Light<p>3. Greenlight Planet Sun King<p>4. Artificial Leaf<p>5. Panasonic Solar …