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What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

Create Your Own Apple HomeKit Enabled Projects Using The Raspberry Pi

Hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in creating DIY HomeKit enabled projects and devices may be interested in a new tutorial published …

Raspberry Pi

New Book Sheds More Light on Leo Fender, 'The Quiet Giant'

'Leo Fender: The Quiet Giant Heard Around the World' was cowritten by Leo's wife, Phyllis Fender.<p>590<p>SHARES<p>The world occasionally produces one of …

Pedalboards: How to Build the Perfect System from Start to Finish

We unravel the mysteries behind pedal board design and building.<p>1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Back in the mid Sixties, guitarists had a choice of maybe three or four …

How to send money to friends in Messages using Apple Pay

With iOS 11.2, you can now send payments directly to people using Messages and Apple Pay. Here's how.Apple Pay Cash is Apple's system for sending and …

DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, hobbyists or students looking to create their very own DIY Raspberry Pi weather station are sure to enjoy this new tutorial …

The Silicon Valley Diet

Tech’s body obsession<p>Not very long ago, while en route to lunch in downtown <b>Palo Alto</b>, I bumped into my dour pal, Arthur. He’d lost so much weight I hardly recognized him. He looked like a walking snake or eel. His eyeballs, which protruded slightly, were the only round things on him. My first …

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Maps

Here’s how to find out your Myers-Briggs personality type—and what it means

No two people are wired the same. Maybe your SO needs to hash out every. single. detail. of an argument, while you just want to go for a walk to …

Psychology

currently available developer kits

The Electric Imp impExplorer™ Kit<p>Electric Imp’s impExplorer Kit comprises an imp001 card, our impExplorer breakout board and a mini-USB cable for …

Eddie Van Halen talks building the Frankenstein, honing the 5150 and EVH Gear

Introduction<p><b>WORLD GUITAR DAY</b><b>: It’s been 21 years since Total Guitar last caught up with Eddie Van Halen. So, after an exclusive invitation to visit</b> …

Parrot's $1,299 Fixed-Wing Disco Drone Is Ready to Fly

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Parrot's fixed-wing Disco drone caught our eye when we spotted it at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year. In fact, …

The Edge Discusses His New Signature Fender Strat

4<p>SHARES<p>Back in 2005, <i>Guitar World</i> asked the Edge why he never endorsed a guitar.<p>“I’d really, really have to believe in the thing,” he said …

Guitar

How to Get into the Guitar and Actually Stick to it | Practice Routine

Image courtesy of Luis Llerena @ StockSnap.io<p><b>Written by Colleen from Coustii.com</b><p>Are you having trouble pulling your guitar out for another practice …

How to build your own screaming fast quadcopter drone

The sport of<p>dronequad racing is quickly growing from DIY hobby to full-fledged competitive sport. Unlike off-the-shelf drones like DJI's Phantom …

Grow Crystals That Glow with Magnetic Induction

It’s relatively cheap, quick, and easy to make LEDs glow wirelessly. The problem is usually making the machine look nice and durable for usable applications. This project utilizes a basic wireless electricity circuit and DIY crystal-growing techniques to come up with ambient lighting that can be …

15 Steps I Took to Successfully Reinvent Myself After Losing Everything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because everything in your life is running smoothly right now doesn’t mean that that’s going to last. You may dream of starting a new business. You could move across the country. You fall in and out of love. You lose a loved one.<p>In …

Self-improvement

10 tips to make your Mac feel like new

Upgrade to an SSD

Operating Systems

Understanding Keys & Chord Progressions

Learning a few basics about Keys & Chord Progressions can make a real difference if you are new to working out songs by ear or transcription in …

Raspberry Pi: Wall Mounted Calendar and Notification Center

Super Bright / Variable Brightness LED PANEL<p>DIY Motorized Camera Slider<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>?Hello,<br>Thanks for the scripts, may I suggest to add an …

Raspberry Pi

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

Landscaping

Piecing Together the Tesla Strategy Puzzle

These days, Tesla is the darling of the automotive world. But many of its strategic moves — A factory in Nevada that will crank out many times more batteries than the company can use? Turning over its patents to competitors? — can still seem quixotic, if not self-destructive.<p>As a former owner of …

Tesla

Learn Something, Dimwit: Here's a Super Easy Trick to Write Chord Progressions in Every Key

Electric Guitar

5 Raspberry Pi Projects to Build This Weekend

Here are some of my favorite recent Raspberry Pi projects. Each project will take you less than a weekend and if you’re super quick, you might able to make them all before Monday morning.<p>Dig out your Raspberry Pi, grab a handful of components, and get making!<p>Security<p>With security vulnerabilities …

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job | Inc.com

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur--except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Entrepreneurship

The 15 most influential business books of 2015

This year's top business books come from journalists, economists, and academics and explore the opportunities and dangers presented by rapidly changing technology — from the first full-length biography of tech mogul Elon Musk to the ways robots could replace workers in industries around the …

Great Depression

Is Andreessen-Horowitz Right That Software's Poised To Eat Healthcare?

When Ben Horowitz was asked last November by Stanford Professor Tom Byers how the venture capital firm Andreessen-Horowitz (“a16z”) became so successful so quickly, and was able to crack open what had been an exclusive and self-perpetuating club of top VCs, Horowitz replied, “We were the first VC …

Digital Health

How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1180000/1180963_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522237524_bc0fb94c7dbff10ebea8fcdb443b4dad<p><b>Eyes are everywhere online.</b><p>The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private …

Linux

How to turn a great idea into an iPhone app

You get an idea for the next great app. Move over, Snapchat. Move over, Twitter. Move over, Instagram. This is going to be a big deal.<p>But there's one thing you don't know. How to get it from your head into the App Store, onto the 700 million iPhones Apple has sold, and onwards towards glory, fame, …

Apps