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Google’s ARC Welder tool makes it easy to run almost any Android app on Chrome

During Google I/O 2014 it was announced that Chrome OS would be getting limited Android app support, thanks to the creation of a new “App Runtime for Chrome” (aka ARC) that runs Android code at nearly native speeds via a sandboxed Dalvik VM. Since then, several Android apps have made their way over …

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Become a Programmer, Motherfucker

Programming Languages<p>Frameworks<p>Tools<p>General Topics<p>JavaScript (Node.js specific)<p>The Not So Short Introduction to LATEX (perfect for …

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Make your inner child squeal with this robotic racing set...<p>By Jack Parsons in News | |<p>Voice-controlled tech is hot right now, so it’s fitting that …

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6 Books to Learn and Master Programming and Coding - Must Read

Coding is an integral part of programming and we all somehow learn to code by following examples here and there. What is more difficult is to write …

Learn Python VISUALLY (3)

preorder now<p><b>WHY VISUALLY ?</b><p><b>The brain processes visual information 60,000 times faster than text!!!</b> Visual learners retain information quite …

Quantum Mechanics Saves Grandfathers From Time Travelers

Probability solves a great question of time travel. Well, probably.<p>Mention time travel at a nerd party, and other guests will immediately respond with a grim conundrum: What happens if a time traveler goes back in time and kills one of his ancestors? This is the “Grandfather Paradox.” In a …

Quantum Mechanics

Sea plankton have been found on the International Space Station – but how did they get there?

Russian cosmonaut Vladimir Solovyev says the plankton were blown up into space by air currents on earth<p>Sea plankton have been found on the outside of the International Space Station, a Russian news agency reports.<p>Itar-Tass says scientists on the space station, whose first component was launched …

Using Your Brain To Unlock Your Car - Cool Science Experiment

Edward Snowden Reveals NSA's MonsterMind Program

It's a cyberwar robot that always hits back.<p>In the high desert near Bluffdale, Utah, there lurks a creature made entirely of zeroes and ones. Called "MonsterMind", the project is an automated cyber weapon, perched atop the data flows into the National Security Agency's Mission Data Repository. …

Edward Snowden

Science for Potheads: Why People Love to Get High

Drug warriors have long tried to smear marijuana as a dangerous scourge, seeking to criminalize possession of a leaf they clearly do not understand. …

Mo' Pencils, Mo' Problems

Whether you're an ID student working wood or an architecture student making foamcore models, you need a pencil to mark dimensions on the material …

Woodworking

Is It Possible To Escape From Everyday Surveillance?

And not hide in the woods?<p>Is it possible to escape from everyday surveillance? Writing for New York Magazine and inspired by Edward Snowden's leak of the NSA PRISM program, Kevin Roose spent a day trying to answer that question. As an added challenge, he chose not to flee into the wilderness, but …

Artificial photosynthesis hits milestone in producing cheap, clean hydrogen from water - ExtremeTech

By on August 21, 2013 at 11:22 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A decade ago hydrogen fuel cells …

For $10, Convert Your Smartphone into a Microscope with Photo and Video Capabilities

[Update – 10:43AM 10/29/13] We actually built one of these $10 microscope stands. Take a look at the photos we took using it to see how well it works.<p>…

Life in close-up: photomicrography competition winners - in pictures

Nikon has announced the winners of its 2013 Small World Photomicrography Competition. Winning images were selected for displaying both artistic quality and scientific technique. Eric Flem at Nikon said: "After 39 years we are proud to watch the competition continue to grow, allowing us to honor …

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Every Nerd Will Love This Errol Morris-Benoit Mandelbrot Interview

"A formula can be very simple and create a universe of bottomless complexity."<p>Perhaps it's because they create an infinity of interesting from simple equations.<p>Perhaps it's because they suggest that many seemingly chaotic phenomena have an underlying order.<p>Perhaps it's because they were great early …

How to Create a Digital Doodled Snowflake in Adobe Illustrator

Much of my childhood included hours spent cutting out odd shapes from folded pieces of paper and unfolding them to reveal the weirdest snowflakes I …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Bitcoin

DIY Handheld Foam Cutting Tool - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you like working with foam you can easily carve up a large block of foam with a carving knife but that isn’t very accurate and will make a huge …

Fukuppy? Really? Here are our top five marketing fails

A Japanese company has unveiled a mascot with an unfortunate name – tell us about your favourite advertising aberrations<p>A Japanese refrigeration company rather unfortunately called Fukushima Industries has faced embarrassment this week, after it unveiled a cartoon egg mascot named Fukuppy. Not only …

RGB LED Infinity Mirror - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

This RGB LED Infinity Mirror uses an Arduino controlled RGB strip that allows some control over what color and pattern are displayed on your mirror. …

Science images from across the globe

<b>One hundred images form a stunning new photographic exhibition that demonstrates the role played by imaging across many areas of science.</b><p>The show reveals many aspects of Nature not usually visible to the naked eye.<p>The Royal Photographic Society is hosting the event alongside the Science and …

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Space Station Lamp - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you want to be notified whenever the Space Station is flying overhead this Space Station Lamp project by Nathan from Mechanical Integrator is sure …