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How To Make Your Own Almond Milk

Did you even know you could make creamy, dreamy almond milk at home? Never go back to the box again.<p>You'll need:<p><b>1 cup raw almonds</b> (not roasted)<p><b>5 1/2 cups filtered water</b> — 2 cups for soaking the nuts, 3 1/2 cups for blending<p><b>3 to 4 pitted dates</b> OR 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional, to taste)<p>…

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom official: specs, features, pricing and release date

Samsung on Wednesday announced the latest member of the Galaxy S4 family, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, confirming recent rumors and leaks in the process.<p>The most recent Galaxy S4 Zoom image leaks were right after all, we’re indeed looking at a bulkier phone that’s similar in part to the Galaxy S4 Mini and …

Car stereo AUX input taps into CD ribbon cable

[Gezepi] wanted to add an auxiliary input to the stereo in his 1994 Camry. At first look there wasn’t an easy way to patch into the system. But a bit …

NEW PRODUCT – Inductive Charging Set – 5V @ 500mA max

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2013/06/14/new-product-inductive-charging-set-5v-500ma-max/<p>NEW PRODUCT – Inductive Charging Set – 5V @ 500mA max. …

With MakerBot’s buy, consolidation of the 3D printing industry has officially begun

When the IBM of 3D printing acquires Apple of 3D printing, you can forgive people for going a bit crazy.<p>MakerBot, which fell into the arms of 3D printing giant Stratasys last week, was in many ways the embodiment of the Maker movement: It was young, hip, full of ideas, and almost the polar opposite …

Breakout board for $11 LCD module with small pitch

[Ibrahim] picked this little LCD module out because of its price point and resolution. In single units you can grab one of the 128×32 pixel displays …

Leaping parkour robot is cute and a little creepy

Parkour, the art of navigating the urban environment using your wits, athleticism, and leaping ability, has been the domain of humans. Now, a small robot wants to get in on the fun. The RHex robot is building up its parkour skills and trying them out by performing flips in the air and leaping onto …

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Behold Breaking Bad’s Walter White Reading Ozymandias — And Despair

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 07.30.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:54 pm. 12:54 pm<p>Dear <i>Breaking Bad</i> fans: …

[Another One Bites The Dust] Google Is Ending Support For The Catalogs Android App On August 15th

Another day, another cancelled Google product. Try to sound surprised as I report that the Google Catalogs Android app will go the way of the dodo on …

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I know I'm not the only one feeling it.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. …

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Reviewed: Logitech Alert 750n Indoor Master System with Night Vision

This camera system can help you to keep constant watch on your house and every room in it when you're away from home.<p><b>Price: $300</b><p>As I write this at the PopMech office, I am watching over my home. The 130-degree lenses on these night-vision security cameras allow me to easily check in on every room …

Photos: Obama tours Amazon fulfillment center

President Obama just wrapped up his trip to an Amazon.com fulfillment center in Chattanooga, Tenn., where he toured the facilities and praised the …

Alleged Galaxy Note 3 images and new benchmark hit the web; test mentions Snapdragon 800 CPU, Android 4.3

The Galaxy Note 3 is the star of a couple of new reports, with one showing purported images for the device and an other mentioning a new benchmark result.<p>The eyes of the Android world are on Google and Motorola, with the Moto X flagship getting closer and closer, but Galaxy Note 3 is an equally …

All About Poop, Plus a Tortoise: SciShow Talk Show #15

Instagram update is blocking photos uploaded by third-party apps on Windows Phone

A recent change to Instagram’s (s FB) API may be responsible for blocking photos uploaded through third-party apps on Windows phones, according to …

The Scanadu Scout could give hints to iWatch biometric sensor capabilities

In a roundup on health-related smartphone accessories, <i>AllThingsD</i> drew our attention to the Scanadu Scout, which it described as a kind of real-life Tricorder.<p>Created by a Silicon Valley startup, the Scanadu Scout is a small puck that you place on your forehead for 10 seconds, and the sensors inside …

Weird Places: Australia's Bright Pink Lake

To Make Hearing Aids Affordable, Firm Turns On Bluetooth

As many as 300 million people around the world need hearing aids. The vast majority of the 7 million people who get them annually are in the U.S. and Europe.<p>One big reason is cost. On average, a set of hearing aids rings up a tab of about $4,000. Most insurance policies don't cover them.<p>A company …