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Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

Do You Have a Digital Estate Plan for Your Online Assets?

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — In this digital age, people amass an electronic wealth of sorts in social media sites, photo-sharing sites, and online …

EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter

Introduction: EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter<p>This project describes the design of a very low budget 3D Printer that is mainly built out of recycled electronic …

DIY Rotocaster

Rotocasting is how the pros make hollow plastic parts — and it’s easy to do at home.<p>In the past few years we’ve seen huge advancements in desktop 3D printing. At home, at your local hackerspace, or even your community library, you can design and print an endless variety of items and customize them …

Turn Your iPad Into A Pressure-Sensitive Drawing Tablet With Avatron Software's Air Stylus

Avatron Software, maker of the popular second-screen iPad app Air Display, has released a brand new application called Air Stylus on the App Store. …

NASA Actually Working on Faster-than-Light Warp Drive

You know that scene in the film <i>Contact</i> where the “Machine” is spooling up, its three spinning rings kicking out crazy light and an electromagnetic …

DiResta: Bandsaw Letters

Sherlock Holmes is the archetypal scientist – brilliant but slightly scary

We are comforted by his ability to solve intractable problems, but our love of Sherlock, and science, is tinged with apprehension<p>More than 75 different actors have taken him on, making him the most portrayed character on film and television ever. Ian McKellen will be the latest to add his name to …

made CNC laser engraver

Before you go any further, please take a minute to consider your eyes. You only have two of them, and they’re not replaceable. You need both for …

Raspberry Pi

Desktop Warfare: Jonas Dalidd’s Winning 3D Printed Catapult

It started simply enough. I posted a quick message on the Type A Machines Forum to see if anyone was interested in setting up a 3D printing contest. It had been just under a year since I purchased my first 3D printer, a Series 1, and I was looking at improving my skills. What better way to push …

Roll Your Own Dropbox Clone with a Raspberry Pi and BitTorrent Sync

Want to keep your files in sync but not have them stored on somebody else's server? If you have a Raspberry Pi, you can create your own Dropbox-like …

Powerful Spying Tool Based on Raspberry Pi: Personal Security Agency - Technabob

As we store and transport more and more information online, we’ve gradually come to realize how easy it is for others to access that information …

50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

The crowd-pleasing, club-wrecking, festival-killing road rulers<p>Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, …

Miley Cyrus

A 3-D Printer Can Pay For Itself In Less Than A Year

Routine questions for the makers of desktop 3-D printers: "what do you do with this thing?" and "why would you want one?" A study from Michigan Technical University answered that with some math: the researchers found that you could recoup the up-front cost of a 3-D printer in less than a year.<p>The …

Raspberry Pi Car Cam overlaid with OBD data

I like motorsport and love driving my car around race tracks, the only problem is when you capture this on film, using a dashcam or similar, it looks …

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy of an artist

If Leonardo da Vinci’s uncannily accurate studies of the human body had been published in his lifetime, they would have changed the course of science, says Alastair Sooke.<p>One day, probably during the winter of 1507-08, <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b> found himself chatting with an old man in the hospital of Santa …

Art

Neptune Has A New Moon. What Will We Call It?

Naming things in space can get political.<p>Earlier today, NASA announced the Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a brand new moon in the solar system, a dim satellite only 12 miles across, orbiting Neptune. As with any newborn, it needs a name. How will astronomers decide what to call it?<p>Right now, …

Antarctic Lake Vostok buried under two miles of ice found to teem with life

A giant lake buried more than two miles beneath the Antarctic ice has been found to contain a "surprising" variety of life.<p>Analysis of ice cores obtained from the basin of Lake Vostok, the subglacial lake that Russian scientists drilled down to in 2012, have revealed DNA from an estimated 3,507 …

Prehistoric DNA sequencing: Jurassic Park was not so wide of the mark

It remains one of the most intriguing premises for a science fiction film. Near the beginning of Steven Spielberg's classic <i>Jurassic Park</i>, scientists …

Are Environmental Regulations On Mars Doing More Harm Than Good?

Two scientists say sterilization requirements for spacecraft are inhibiting research.<p>Astrobiologists Alberto Fairen, and Dirk Schulze-Makuch have beef with environmental protection policies. Not here on Earth, that is, but on Mars, where rigid regulations from NASA's Office of Planetary Protection …

RAPIRO: The Humanoid Robot Kit for your Raspberry Pi

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter.<p>As seen on:<p>RAPIRO: Looks small, acts large, its limitless possibilities all depend on how you program it.<p>Low cost,</b> …

RaspLogic brings drag-and-drop programming to Raspberry Pi for home automation

Most of us, even though we carry and use plenty of "smart" devices every day, live in "dumb" houses, with little to no automation or monitoring, …

Raspberry Pi

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

3-D printing: Creating ‘a new class of entrepreneurs’

In an industrial park on the outskirts of Tijuana, Chris Anderson is building drones.<p>The former editor-in-chief of Wired magazine readily acknowledges that just a few years ago, he knew almost nothing about the aerospace industry. But after building a small plane out of Lego parts with his kids, …

3D Printing

H. P. Lovecraft and the Northern Gothic Tongue

By Roger Luckhurst<p>There is a very specific language of Gothic and horror literature that has its roots buried deep in the history of English: <i>doom</i> has …

Reality: A Mere Illusion (Part 1)

Every action and all matter that has developed in the universe conforms to what we know as reality. The idea that our universe passes like a giant’s …

Physics

World's oldest flowing water found deep in Timmins mine

Water as much as 2.64 billion years old has chemistry that could support life<p>Water found in a deep, isolated reservoir in Timmins, Ont., has been …

Is Canadian IP law equipped to deal with 3D printers?