Mike Folan

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3 semis, 65 countries, 36 tons: Shipping my Kickstarter

A few months ago, I had the extreme good fortune to run a successful Kickstarter campaign for Robot Turtles, a game that teaches the fundamentals of programming to kids ages 3-8.<p>Realizing that you are going to meet your crowdfunding goal is an incredible feeling. Mostly elation, because you’re …

11 Scenarios Where Certain Disaster Was Avoided

It could have ended in total disaster, but right at the last split second the crisis was averted.<p>In the following eleven scenarios the outcome seems …

SugarSync sends its free cloud storage option out to pasture

Folks looking to squirrel away files in the cloud for free will no longer be able to look towards SugarSync. The outfit's gratis option has been retired, and existing users with freebie accounts will have until February 8th to access what they've stowed on the platform. <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that those …

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Remaster Now Available for Android and iOS

SEGA released a remastered version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for iOS and Android today, giving fans of the ‘Blue Blur’ another chance to relive this beloved and iconic 2D platformer.<p>Originally released for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive, players take control of Sonic, Tails or Knuckles (who used to be …

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

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How To Make Green Slime With Two Simple Chemicals

In this instructional video by Household Hacker, they demonstrate how to make “realistic slime that is safe to handle and play with” by mixing …

15 Awesome DIY Backyard Projects

DIY Hacks & How To's: DIY Glove Box

How to Extend Your Wi-Fi Network With an Old Router

When you upgrade to a faster, better router, don’t toss your old one. Whether through stock or custom firmware, you can likely turn it into a …

Wi-Fi

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

How to Get Even More Out of a Raspberry Pi

No doubt about it, the Raspberry Pi is nothing short of a homebrew phenomenon. Since its release in February 2012, the British micro-mini-computer …

Raspberry Pi

How to Make an Apple Swan

Here’s a sweet looking craft! Instructables member The King of Random made a <b>swan sculpture</b> from apple slices. The whole thing is both beautiful and …

6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.<p>Why not use them …

How to Bake an Onion Pi

Feel like someone is snooping on you? Browse the web anonymously anywhere you go with the Onion Pi Tor proxy. This is a cool weekend project that uses a Raspberry Pi mini computer, USB wi-fi adapter, and Ethernet cable to create a small, low-power, and portable privacy Pi.<p>Using it is easy-as-pie. …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Beauty and Portraits on a Budget

If you have ever had any interest in beauty or portraiture, but found yourself frustrated not being able to afford expensive lighting, studio space …