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3 Ways to Get Strong Wi-Fi, Even In Your Basement or Backyard

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and the edges of the yard where it can be difficult to get on Facebook let alone Netflix.<p>Take heart though, because …

8 Million Tons Of Plastic Clutter Our Seas

Plastic is one of those inventions that transformed the world. It's light, durable and you can make lots of things with it.<p>But it's also transforming Earth's oceans — and not in a good way. A lot of plastic ends up there. Scientists are just now getting a handle on how much plastic has gone to …

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How to delete a document from the print queue ?

There is a common issue with Windows when trying to cancel or delete a currently printing document from the print queue. It takes a long time, and …

Cancel a Print Job Without Waiting Years

Ever tried canceling a print job in Windows but feel like it takes ages before anything actually happens? It's a common annoyance, and one that …

NMAH | Artificial Anatomy | Body Parts

Cloth Physics

Hello to everyone visiting this little cloth physics demo! It's something I put together a while ago in Flash 7 after reading a great article about …

Murphy Laws Site - Computers Laws

• Any given program, when running, is obsolete.<br>• Any given program costs more and takes longer each time it is run.<br>• If a program is useful, it will have …

Long Exposure Photography: 15 Stunning Examples

Long exposure photography is something that has the potential to create some amazing results. We’ve written on the topic numerous times (see links …

The Character of Physical Law

• <b>Author:</b> Richard P Feynman<p>A series of classic lectures, delivered in 1960 and recorded for the BBC. This is Feynman's unique take on the problems and puzzles that lie at the heart of physical theory - with Newton's Law of Gravitation; on whether time can ever go backwards; on maths as the supreme …

pinterest marketing : Social Media Examiner

Are wondering how to get more Pinterest followers?<p>Are you looking to increase your Pinterest engagement and drive traffic?<p>In this article, I’ll share …

USB On The ATtiny10

Atmel’s ATtiny10 is their smallest microcontroller in terms of physical size – it’s an SOT-23-6 package, or about the same size as surface mount …

What can you do with a woodworking router?

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The Week In Numbers: Google's Robot Army, A Beautiful View Of Pi, And More

<b>3.14159265358979323846264338327</b>: the first 30 digits of pi. Happy Pi Day! (see how science artist Martin Krzywinski turned the irrational number into colorful circular diagrams here)<p><b>1,315 times the diameter of the sun</b>: the size of this yellow hypergiant star, one of the 10 largest stars ever …

Gravitational waves: have US scientists heard echoes of the big bang?

Discovery of gravitational waves by Bicep telescope at south pole could give scientists insights into how universe was born<p>There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected "primordial gravitational waves" – an echo of the big bang in …

10 Mind-Bending Implications of the Many Worlds Theory

In quantum physics—the scientific study of the nature of physical reality—there is plenty of room for interpretation within the realm of what is …

The man behind these incredible pictures, Michael Wolf, is giving a free talk  in San Francisco on March 18th. I’m going. 

The man behind these incredible pictures, Michael Wolf, is giving a free talk in San Francisco on March 18th. I’m going.

vanilla-cloudberry:

Japanese manhole covers, photographed by S. Morita on Flickr; cropped/arranged into composite photo by me.<p>Did you know that the manhole covers in Japan are covered in awesome art? I didn’t know! My understanding is that each region has its own unique design.

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With each new stride in technology cartographers went from showing what lay around to presenting complex data

Getty makes photo collection available to bloggers free of charge

Getty Images has announced that a new embedding feature launched on its website today will make some 35 million images available for non-commercial use to anyone who wants them. That means bloggers—even ones that get revenue from Google ads—can use Getty’s trove of stock images free of …

Tocomail Makes Email Child's Play

Available for iPhone, iPad and the Web, Tocomail officially unveils its child-focused email client today. And we think you’ll like it – well, your kids might.<p>While email may not traditionally be associated with something that younger kids do, Tocomail reimagines the medium very much with children …

GitHub Wants Schools to Collaborate Around code

GitHub is encouraging all the schools of the world to jump on board its coding community platform.<p>The new Education portal on GitHub is designed to encourage students, teachers, and educational establishments to collaborate around code. “We want to help the next generation of developers build the …

Google Makes Lego Even Cooler

A partnership between Google and Lego has ushered in a new age of virtual block-play: Build with Chrome. The venture was announced on the Google Chrome Blog on Jan. 28, where they explained, “There’s something pretty amazing about being able to piece together your ideas with just a collection of …

Make a solar-powered 24 hour greenhouse

Intro<p>This cool project for a solar-powered 24 hour greenhouse comes from Instructables user and TreeHugger favorite, Joshua Zimmerman. Zimmerman has …

The 1 Method to Trick Your Brains into Making Habits Stick

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Every habit you want to build can be broken down into a sequence of steps.<p>For …

5 of the Most Famous Growth Hacks of All Time

<i>Jon Yongfook is a serial entrepreneur based in Asia. He started and sold a popular recipe portal, and now runs a virtual assistant software company. He mentors young startups at Singapore Management University and True Incube Thailand, a 500 Startups Partner.</i><p>Startups are a special breed of …