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A Few Projects You Should Try If You’re Into Pipe Furniture

Pipe furniture is pretty high on our list of useful things that you can craft for your home. The projects are usually simple and there’s a ton of …

A 3D Printed Sundial Displays Time Like a Digital Clock | Colossal

<p>Using a clever mix of 3D printing and a few well-placed shadows, this sundial designed by Mojoptix projects the actual time as if displayed on a …

15 Awesome DIY Projects Using PVC Pipe

<b>If you're the kind of person who likes to get crafty and construct your own items for around the house, then you'll love these DIY projects you can</b> …

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Raspberry Pi 2 NES case #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Bocklar shares: I didn’t like the fit and finish on other raspberry pi NES style cases, so I made my own! While I didn’t use anyone else’s designs …

Climate control

If you’re in the UK this week, you’ll hear a lot of people muttering darkly about the big yellow ball in the sky, and how they’re having to mist the …

Raspberry Pi Naturebytes Wildlife Camera Kit (video)

If you have every wanted to take photographs and capture the wildlife around your home, you might be interested in a new wildlife camera kit that has …

Raspberry Pi AnimalCam Version 2 (video)

Gary over at the Garys Shed has this week unveiled his latest creation in the form of a handy Raspberry Pi powered animalcam version 2 that builds on …

DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/05/29/diy-raspberry-pi-weather-station-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/<p>Complete DIY Raspberry Pi Weather station …

How To Live Stream A USB Webcam On a Raspberry Pi 2 #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

emonPi Raspberry Pi Powered Energy Monitor (video)

A team based in Wales, have created a new web-connected environmental energy monitor called the emonPi, that as the name suggests is powered by a …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

44 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. Either it’s “still OK”, or “might …

3D printed Bypass components add flexibilities to water pipes

May 4, 2014<p>Pipe fittings play the critical role of joining pipes together, and in most case, they must have a specific size to make sure that a …

Snowdonia hydro-turbine marks major National Trust green energy project

A hydroelectric turbine in Snowdonia, Wales will begin generating power on Wednesday in the National Trust's first large-scale renewable energy project.<p>Power generated by a turbine installed on a river at the trust's Hafod y Llan farm on the south flanks of Snowdon will be sold via the grid to …

Resin Casting: Going from CAD to Engineering-Grade Plastic Parts

Synthetic polymers play a role in almost every single commercially manufactured item on the planet. Plastics are not just ubiquitous, but extremely versatile: some of them are incredibly stretchy, while some are hard as nails; some are crystal clear, and others come in all colors of the rainbow; …

Can parallel lines meet?

GERMANY has a problem. The decision, taken in 2011, to close down the country’s nuclear power stations risks leaving parts of the country with …

So long, breadboard: Draw circuits instantly with the Circuit Scribe pen

The process of learning about electronic circuits today is pretty low-tech. You are sitting in a high school physics classroom. The teacher …

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Your customers are here. You should be too.<p>You’re an investor, a buyer, a marketer, an industry expert, and you need effective means to reach your …

Exactly 170 years ago on September 2nd, issue No. 1 of The Economist appeared. Data were at the heart of the 16-page publication. But only in the 1930s did this newspaper begin to embrace charts as a way to present information, and then, only cautiously. Here is a slideshow of infographics from past issues of The Economist dating back to the first. http://econ.st/1aTAKCK #TheEconomist170

New connection between stacked solar cells can handle energy of 70,000 suns

North Carolina State University researchers have come up with a new technique for improving the connections between stacked solar cells, which should …

All solar efficiency breakthroughs since 1975 on a single chart

The National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV), which is part of the U.S. National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), maintains a chart that shows efficiency …

The Falling Cost Of Solar Energy Is Surprising Everyone

Everyone's talking about all the new oil and gas being produced thanks to new drilling methods.<p>But there's another narrative nipping at the shale boom's heels: solar energy. And it's expanding just as fast.<p>It's just that the scale is not quite the same. But that's changing.<p>Citi has just named solar …

Solar Power

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

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