Rob Stewart

52 Flips | 6 Magazines | 19 Likes | 13 Following | 4 Followers | @r0bs | Designer, owner builder, wannabe architect

SIM7020E 4G NB-IoT Mini Development Board Sells for Just $14

We now have plenty to choose from when it comes to NB-IoT development boards or shields, but so far pricing has not been very attractive, and the …

The Shift From 4G to 5G Will Change Just About Everything

Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number …

Easy Keto Combinations Even Lazy Dieters Can Meal Prep

The easiest way to take the hassle out of meal prepping [1] is by cooking the same thing every week. The downside to that stealthy approach, however, …

These are the best robot mops according to Amazon reviews

Robot vacuums have seriously taken over the internet, but vacuuming is such a mind-numbing chore that it's easy to see why no one can shut up about …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Cancer

Independent repair guy on the planned obsolescence of Apple products

Louis Rossmann is an independent service technician in New York City who has repaired Apple products for years.<p>In this video, Rossman passionately …

How to Use Photoshop Effectively and Creatively – Analyze, Plan, Execute

When you work on an image in Photoshop, are just doing things spontaneously and intuitively, or are you planning your work? If you don't have a goal, …

Tutorials

5 Open Source Home Automation Projects We Love

By Luke Dormehl8 minute Read<p>With big-name companies like Google and Apple entering the space, 2014 has been the year of smart homes. But while Nest, …

Home Automation

LIVING WALL DIY

When we moved into our home, we knew we had a lot of gardening ahead of us. In a bid to save water, the previous owners had killed most of the plants …

Articles about ingenious new building method replaces concrete block rammed earth on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.<p>Serving as an art studio/residence for artist Rebecca DiDomenico, Swoon Art House has been built from 100-percent renewable...<p>As someone who tries my hardest to purchase environmentally responsible products, I have a …

Architecture

Articles about 5 modern american farmhouses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses …

American Cities

Wood Plank Wall DIY

We recently completed a project in our bedroom (a diy wood plank wall) that has me dragging every stranger and friend into our house to show it off! …

Extrinsic Motivation: Off-grid Solar System Monitoring Solution

This solar monitoring project was entered in The Hackaday Prize and didn’t make the semifinal cut, but it is worth featuring on the site because we …

Peshmerga 'only military capable of resisting IS' | DW | 30.08.2014

<i>DW: Why is the terror group, the "</i>Islamic State<i>," (IS) that currently controls large portions of Syria and Iraq so strong?</i><p>Henner Fürtig: IS is acting …

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true.<p>Think of the last big party you threw—you had the …

The Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken

This is going to be the <i>easiest</i> BBQ chicken you have ever made.<p>I’m not joking… this <b>really is</b> going to be the easiest BBQ chicken you have ever made. …

Shortcut Ramen with Beef and Mushrooms

2 to 4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Anyone who has made pho will recognize the technique of charring the onions and ginger to add smoky aromatic flavor to this broth, which is exceptional when done with homemade stock, and a brilliant flavor shortcut when using a store-bought stock. …

Best-Ever Solar Food Dehydrator Plans

For nearly 20 years, I’ve led research teams as founder and coordinator of the Appropriate Technology Program at Appalachian State University. We’ve …

The Old-Fashioned

For such a simple drink, the old-fashioned sure can cause a fuss. <i>The Old-Fashioned: The Story of the World's First Classic Cocktail, with Recipes and</i> …

The Story of OpenSprinkler: an Open-Source Web-Based Sprinkler Controller

This is the story of how learning Arduino inspired me to invent the <b>OpenSprinkler</b> — an open-source, web-based sprinkler controller. I’ve had a passion for making electronic circuits since I was a kid, spending hours looking at schematics and building simple circuits like a single-transistor radio, …

Dark Chocolate Bacon Truffles Recipe

That’s right…Chocolate Covered Bacon<p>You’re thinking right now that I’ve gone mad but please let me explain how I came up with the recipe for these …

Glitzy Party Heralds New Era For Galaxy S5 + Fit Watches

Posted By David Frith 28/03/2014<p>Samsung Australia last night turned on a huge, glitzy party at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) to launch …

Museums of Contemporary Art

Arduino Excel Commander

NEW PRODUCT – TinyG CNC Controller Board v8

The TinyG project is a high performance, USB based CNC 6-axis controller that supports XYZ linear and ABC rotary axes with 4 motor outputs. It is designed for small CNC applications and other applications that require highly controllable motion control. TinyG is meant to be a complete embedded solution for small or medium motor control.<p><b>Main Features:</b><br>-Full, integrated motion control system with embedded microcontroller (Atmel ATxmega192) and 4 stepper motor drivers (TI DRV8811) integrated on a …

Pouring an Aged, Concrete Coffee Table

Old and warping, the Formica countertops in my house need to go. In researching ways to replace them, I came across a ton of great concrete tutorials.<p>My personal preference is for the aged look, so I was thrilled to discover this video over at DIYPete, who has a solid tutorial on making an …

A Guide to Singapore’s Hawker Food Culture

The spicy broth steamed up my glasses as I pulled the long, golden noodles from the bowl of <i>prawn mee</i> in front of me. If that chili-infused dish didn’t satisfy my hunger, the bowl of savory fish ball soup next to it would, or even the <i>shu mai</i> dumplings next to that.<p>These were a few of the delicacies …

13 Fresh Kitchen Trends in 2014 You Must See

The kitchen industry is seeing a shift away from the almighty all white kitchen trend which has swept the industry over the past couple of years and …