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Physics Teacher's Simple Marble Runs Will Make You Love Science All Over Again

Take a few minutes for these totally satisfying DIY demos of basic physics.<p>You've probably seen the famous pendulum demonstration—the one where the physics professor puts a bowling ball on a rope, holds it by her head, and lets it go, knowing it won't have enough energy to come back far enough to …

[UPDATED] Modern House Numbers

These Neutra Modern House Numbers were designed by Richard Neutra and they’re made by House Industries. They’re sleek, well made, and perfectly …

Adobe XD CC: A New High-Performance UWP App for UI/UX Design

It’s a big day today – after a year of public preview, Adobe released Adobe XD 1.0 on Windows 10 and Mac: a new tool for user experience creators to …

UX Design

An Introduction to Solid State Relays

When we think of relays, we tend to think of those big mechanical things that make a satisfying ‘click’ when activated. As nice as they are for …

Suspended – Medium

New algorithm lets you make anything in origami

They say if you fold 1,000 origami cranes out of individual sheets of paper your deepest wishes will be granted. I tried it once – I was a lonely college kid – and I ended up with pink eye. However, a new paper out of MIT describes a way to possibly make 1,000 origami cranes out of one piece of …

Algorithms

Spinning Spiral Sculptures Show That Math Is Beautiful

Spirals have been showing up in art for centuries. Here's one man who built an entire career out of them.<p>Math is exceedingly useful in physics, engineering and everywhere else, but let us not forget: math is also beautiful. Take the spiral, for instance.<p>Simple mathematical spirals have been the …

Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings

Credit: University of Tokyo<p>With the help of high-speed cameras, CT scanners and some nail-art supplies, scientists in Japan have managed to catch a glimpse of the elaborate way that ladybugs fold their wings to tuck them away.<p>The research could have implications for everything from aeronautics to …

National Academy of Sciences

Check the Quality of Your Headphones With This Playlist

If you are listening to music through a pair of headphones jacked into your computer, you’re not experiencing music to the fullest. Want truly superb …

More Than You Ever Thought You Needed to Know About Tires

Why do some tires perform well on dirt, while others are better on race tracks? Find out here.<p>If you're a frequent reader of this website, you probably understand a good deal about tires, but there's always more to learn. Australian tire seller Tyroola, which previously made a great guide on forced …

Everything You Need to Know About Foraging for Food in the Wild

Advice from some of the survivalists who competed on the History Channel's show Alone.<p>You'd be surprised what you can eat out there. The wilderness is full of edible plants and creatures for the survivalist who knows where to look, and few people know this better than the contestants on the History …

An Interactive Tutorial on Numerical Optimization

Numerical Optimization is one of the central techniques in Machine Learning. For many problems it is hard to figure out the best solution directly, …

The Ink and Wash Series by EY Products

EY Products is an emerging design studio that aims to bring “unexpected pleasure” to our daily lives through the objects they design. Making an …

This World Map Is So Accurate It Folds Into a Globe

Unlike the standard map of the world, designed in the 1500s, this new map doesn't distort Greenland to make it look the same size as Africa.<p>It's a problem that has plagued cartographers for centuries: How do you accurately represent a round world on a flat map?<p>The most common world map used today, …

Watch the Ancient Technique That Produces Incredibly Intricate Geometrical Designs

The designs look as through they made by machinery, but the craft is so much simpler than that.<p>Looking at some of the designs produced by the Japanese <i>Yosegi-zaiku</i> marquetry technique, you'd be forgiven for assuming they were printed out, or cut by a CNC machine. But as this video shows, this art …

DIY: How to organize your messy cords and cables using only zip ties

Most of the DIY projects we share here at DIY Photography are based specifically around photography gear. That isn’t the case this time around, but …

Unique

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

A Table Made From a Square Sheet of Cut Metal

Using laser technology, the DUETTO table is made from just a 3mm thick square sheet of metal. Designed by Tim Kerp for Pianca, the metal gets either …

DIY Wall Mount Frame for Old iPhones: Reframe - Technabob

Got an old iPhone or two lying around unused? Instructables member Purincess may have a great woodworking project for you. He calls it Reframe, a …

Woodworking

Whisper Node Arduino Low Powered Board With RF And More (video)

Makers, hobbyists and developers looking for a low powered Arduino compatible development board with built-in RF capable of running AVR projects for …

Arduino

Friday Product Post: My Oh MyoWare!

Well, hello there! It’s Friday and we’re flexing our muscles today, because we have a brand new sensor suite that should excite anyone with an …

Raspberry Pi

BASE Valet Tray

A valet is great for keeping a messy pile of your everyday carry gear from accumulating haphazardly on your nightstand. Most options, however, are …

Furniture

The Novo Design – Luxury Metal Wallets

The Novo Design metal wallet was designed to make sorting and using your wallet as efficient and attractive as possible by integrating a Core …

Crowd Funding

Lumen Is a Body Heat Activated Flashlight

The science behind it might be confusing, but using the Lumen body heat activated flashlight is not. All you have to do to engage the 5mm Cree LED is …

Make a 3D printed LEGO

Here we are after winter break with a new tutorial on 3d printing with Arduino Materia 101. The 5-step tutorial allows you to design a …

lockpicking hacks | Hackaday | Page 2

[Dave Jones] over at EEVblog got his hands on a small safe with an electronic lock and decided to try his hand at safe cracking. But rather than …

A Minimalist Lapdesk Called Tab

Tab is a simple and elegant way to work with all your tech at once. Clean and minimal in its design, it’s a no fuss way to use your iPad as a monitor …

Furniture

I: Building a Deep Learning (Dream) Machine

<i>As a</i> PhD student in Deep Learning, <i>as well as running my own</i> consultancy, building machine learning products for clients <i>I’m used to working in the</i> …

Simple DIY Transforms Any Smartphone into a 3D Hologram Projector

If you have an old CD case, a smartphone, and a little time, you can make a 3D hologram projector. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss demonstrates just how this is done in a short tutorial, and it's as easy as building a simple, four-sided bowl and placing it on top of your phone. With the right video, a tiny …

Holograms