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High Voltage Switching with MOSFETs

Using a MOSFET as a switch is generally pretty simple. Make the gate voltage sufficient with respect to the source and current flows through the …

Arduino

High Voltage MOSFET Switching Circuits

High Voltage MOSFET Switching Circuits for H-Bridge Motor Controls<p>by Lewis Loflin<p>This page will discuss and review MOSFET power transistor switching …

Arduino

Arduino 101 Connects with Raspberry Pi Zero W

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Arduino 101 & Genuino 101<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Adafruit<br>• Buy from Arduino Store<br>• Buy from CPC<p>Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless<p>…

Monty Python's 10 funniest sketches

As a Monty Python treasure-trove arrives on Netflix – including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Monty Python's Flying Circus – it's the perfect moment to look back at 10 of the very best sketches from the masters of surreal comedy.<p>1. The Dead Parrot<p>Arguably the most famous, most …

Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

WATCH: One Fed-Up N.C. Gun Owner Demands From City Council, “When Are You Going To Stand Up For The Majority?”

Mark Robinson is a law-abiding gun owner who decided he’d had enough and took his Greensboro, N.C. city council figuratively to church on …

Will Jordan Peterson Lead People to God? Or Seduce Them With a Substitute?

Jordan B. Peterson's the Canadian psychology professor who found 15 minutes of fame while having his life destroyed when he refused to obey a law …

Hallelujah! The BBC listens to Jordan Peterson – you should too, Mrs May | The Conservative Woman | The philosophy not the party

If you have given up on the BBC’s Today programme to protect your sanity, you will have missed the great Jordan Peterson patiently explaining to …

The Best 20 Hacking and Penetration Tools for Kali Linux

It is surprising how many people are interested in learning how to hack. Could it be because they usually have a Hollywood-based impression in their …

9 of the Best Homebrew Packages for Mac

If you’re an advanced Mac user who spends a considerable amount of time at the command line, you likely have Homebrew installed by now. So, how about …

10 ‘who’ Command Examples for Linux Newbies

In our earlier article, we have explained 11 ways to find user account info and login details in Linux. One of the various commands we mentioned was …

3 quick steps to optimize the performance of your NGINX server

Jack Wallen offers up three easy to configure tips for helping you get the most out of NGINX.<p>NGINX is one of the fastest growing web servers on the …

Linux

Heroic Parkland Shooting Survivor Calls Out CNN for ‘Scripted’ Questions

The Wednesday CNN town hall promoting gun bans and moderated by Jake Tapper was arguably a train wreck from the beginning. Between a student saying …

If The FBI Started Investigating Trump In July 2016, The Clinton Campaign Was Behind It

When the House intelligence committee memo dropped a week ago Friday, it confirmed the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign …

Raspberry Pi Night Vision Camera Mount

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for an easy way to mount and protect their night vision camera may be interested in this handy Raspberry Pi night …

Raspberry Pi

How to properly set up Git on your computer!

If you have never used Git on your computer, you most likely will not have it installed. Pull up your terminal and type in git. It should prompt you …

Sending Emails in Python With SMTP

This tutorial will give an introduction to SMTP, a Python module used for sending mail. It will also demonstrate how to send different email types …

The Age of Outrage

What the current political climate is doing to our country and our universities<p><b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>This piece is an edited version of Jonathan Haidt’s</i> …

The Best House Plans Under 2,000 Square Feet

Because good things come in small packages.<p>When it comes to the perfect home size, we don’t subscribe to the ‘bigger is better’ mentality. In fact, …

The best Christmas movies on Netflix UK

How to View Colored Man Pages in Linux

In Unix-like operating systems, a man page (in full manual page) is a documentation for a terminal-based program/too/utility (commonly known as a …

The first version of Homer’s groundbreaking work by a woman will change our understanding of it for ever<p>Homer’s <i>Odyssey</i>, probably composed around 700BC, is one of the oldest poems in the western tradition, with a concomitantly long history of translation. The first into Latin was in the third …

Literature

Raspberry Pi Bitcoin Mining

If you are interested in taking advantage of the huge Bitcoin price surge recently which took the crypto currency passed the $12,000 mark, or would …

Bitcoin

C. S. Lewis Was Right about Our Education System

<i>The Abolition of</i> <i>Man</i>, perhaps C. S. Lewis’s most famous book, was published 75 years ago. In that book, Lewis argued that modern educational theories …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Former Apple employee launches beautiful iOS focused Reddit client

A new Reddit client has launched today for iPhone and iPad that has been built specifically with iOS in mind. Apollo is a full featured Reddit client with 3D Touch support, customizable gestures, a fast Jump Bar, and much more.<p>Former Apple employee, Christian Selig spent the last three years …

Kazuo Ishiguro: Nobel Literature Prize is ‘a magnificent honour’ #SciFiSunday

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/10/08/kazuo-ishiguro-nobel-literature-prize-is-a-magnificent-honour-scifisunday/<p>Congratulations to brilliant …

Cortés and the Aztec Conquest

• <b>Author:</b> Irwin R. Blacker<p>In three years, the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, leading a few hundred Spanish soldiers, overcame a centuries-old empire that could put tens of thousands of warriors on the field. Even after his god-like reputation had been shattered, and his horses and cannons were …

A Brief History of Ghana

Expectations were high when the country gained independence in 1957<p>Peruse a brief, pictorial history of Ghana, the first sub-Saharan African country …

Africa