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The Syrian War Is Actually Many Wars

President Donald Trump is ordering U.S. strikes against government targets in Syria after a suspected chemical attack.<p>The Middle East is a “troubled place,” President Donald Trump said Friday night as he described his decision to use America’s “righteous power” in a retaliatory attack against …

Middle East

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

Why node.js? Node.js Embedded Development on the Raspberry Pi @raspberry_pi #raspberrypi

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Pi BADGEr ePaper Weather Station

<i>This hack was featured on Hackaday.com on 01/08/2014<br>This hack was featured on Adafruit.com on 01/10/2014</i>The OHS2013 BADGEr has been transformed into …

Easily Turn Your Raspberry Pi into an FM Transmitter

Have you ever wanted to be your own radio DJ? [Kevin] has made it easier than ever with his Raspberry Pi FM Transmitter program. The program is …

OpenSprinkler Pi: Sprinkler / Irrigation Extension Board #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2013/04/19/opensprinkler-pi-sprinkler-irrigation-extension-board-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/<p>We’ve shared about …

The democratization of the drone

Homegrown electronics manufacturer Parallax is empowering a wave of DIY robotics, from flying quadcopters to programmable robots.<p>ROCKLIN, Calif. -- When a gust of wind picks up your latest design for a radio-controlled drone, flips it into an oncoming car, and shears the paint right off, there's …