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622 Pieces — That's How Many Legos It Takes To Build An NPR Headquarters Model

Tyler Williams is on a quest to get the Lego company to make a new kind of lego set...a replica of NPR Headquarters.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>OK. Here's a story that's a bit of a happy surprise for us. NPR might be a Lego set - this very building, NPR headquarters, a place from which I'm …

Bottle Cap Chime

A friend mentioned that she was making a bottle cap wind chime and my mind started dancing! The principle is so simple and it can be put together in …

Flutter Scout - This 3D 3D printed Car Should be Your Next Project

<b>Flutter scout v2</b><p>Is the most economical <b>3D printed car</b>. This car is built to inspire people to make <b>3D printed robots</b>.<p>Among the <b>3D printed remote control</b> …

Uber’s Pittsburgh Project Is a Crucial Test for Self-Driving Cars - MIT Technology Review

Anyone who books an Uber in Pittsburgh in the coming weeks may discover that the person behind the wheel is also a passenger.<p>Uber will offer …

7 Free Online Tools To Create Stunning Social Media Visuals

Design Like a ProThe post 7 Free Online Tools To Create Stunning Social Media Visuals appeared first on Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small …

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The Escape Pod creates the highest quality retro and multicade arcade graphics stickers decals on the best 3M film the fastest turnaround video game …

Wow – “My Simple Show” Is An Extraordinary Tool For Creating Free Video “Explainers”

My Simple Show lets you create free audio “explainers” – about biographies, chemical reactions, you name it.<p>What makes it truly exceptional is the …

This $150 DIY micro-trailer has a kitchen, bed, and skylight

Camping with a tent so overdone. Why not be more adventurous and bring a handmade micro-trailer on your next trip into the wilderness?<p>If you follow inventor Paul Elkins' tutorial, you can build your own tiny trailer and pull it by bike. Called the "Nomad Bicycle Camper," it features a kitchen, foam …

Xavier Niel explains 42: the coding university without teachers, books, or tuition

<i>42</i> is the answer to the ultimate questions about life, the universe, and everything. At least that’s what it is in Douglas Adams’ science fiction classic <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>. And for French entrepreneur Xavier Niel, 42 was the perfect name for the innovative coding school he founded …

The Best Resources On The Importance Of Correctly Pronouncing Student Names

I have a popular list titled The Best Places For Students To Learn About…Their Names, and I’ve previously also about the importance of correctly …

How this 16-year-old is teaching the world to code

High school junior Moksh Jawa is only 16 years old, but thousands of people around the world are turning to him to learn a valuable skill: …

Google is using radar to build Minority Report-style speakers, home controls, and smartwatches

Today, we tap and swipe to interact with our devices. But Google envisions a <i>Minority Report</i>-like future where people can control their phones, watches, and homes without touching them.<p>On the final day (May 20) of its I/O developer conference, Google showed off improvements to Soli, a radar-based …

How some Baltimore-area schools battle lack of respect with etiquette

Educators have decried what they say is the increasing lack of respect their students seem to show adults and each other: the talking back, the …

Why smart kids shouldn’t use laptops in class

By Jeff Guo<p>Jeff Guo<p>Bio<p>For the past 15 years, educators have debated, exhaustively, the perils of laptops in the lecture hall. Professors complain that laptops are distraction machines; defenders say that boring classes are to blame — students have always doodled or daydreamed, so what’s the …

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Best Buy just proved why it's important to triple check your placeholder text

Designers everywhere are familiar with lorem ipsum – or placeholder text for when you’re creating a design mockup.<p>Lorem ipsum is popular because they’re words that don’t exist in the English language (they’re Latin-ish), thus making it easy for designers to spot the odd words out and swap them for …

Gmail fails, Thinkgeek rules, and more April Fools' hijinks

Let's welcome back the one day of the year where you can't trust a single thing you read on the Internet: April Fools' Day.<p>Like previous years, some things never change: Google really likes April Fools' Day, Thinkgeek always boasts the products you wish were real, although they may have been topped …

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Woman trades @DietDrPepper for bottled water for Flint

DEARBORN, Mich. — When a Michigan woman chose her Twitter handle seven years ago, she barely gave it a thought.<p>But the name would become very important to Flint residents, who would end up with a truckload of bottled water because of it.<p>Diana Hussein, now 29, of Dearborn, decided on …

Harvard team caught cheating in 'Heroes of the Dorm' event

A competitive video gaming team from Harvard University was disqualified from a tournament featuring the game <i>Heroes of the Storm</i> for "violating several tournament rules."<p>In a statement, Blizzard Entertainment, makers of <i>Heroes of the Storm</i>, and fellow tournament organizer Tespa announced Team Ambush …

Domino's Unveils New Pizza Delivery Robot 'DRU'

<b>AUSTRALIA</b> <b>(CBSNewYork) —</b> Pizza delivered by a robot? It may seem out of this world, but for one pizza company, the idea may be closer to reality than …

Forget the robots — here come the geminoids!

AUSTIN – Androids, geminoids and old-fashioned robots roamed the halls of the South by Southwest Interactive Festival this weekend in a plethora of sessions and demonstrations. They posed a strong argument that a robotic future is not coming – it’s here.<p>There were no visible anti-robot …

Here's what a former Apple CEO wishes he could have told himself when he took over the tech giant at age 44

Because Apple wasn't the well-known company it is today, Sculley was hesitant to accept. So he played hard-to-get.<p>Jobs, not usually one to beg, was finally able to convince the successful Pepsi exec to come to Apple by asking the now-famous question: "Do you want to spend the rest of your life …

YouTube competition is looking for the next vlogging stars

YouTube is searching for its next group of stars, 360 to be precise, as part of its NextUp initiative.<p>YouTube NextUp aims to help budding vloggers up their game by offering exposure, mentorship and financial backing.<p>Since its launch in 2011, NextUp has helped launch the careers of over 250 …

How frustration can make us more creative

Challenges and problems can derail your creative process ... or they can make you more creative than ever. In the surprising story behind the …

This Company Wants to Help Girls Find Their Dream Careers

Little girls today have the potential to become the math whizzes, science geniuses and coding ninjas of tomorrow. So why is it that by middle school, girls lose interest in STEM subjects at <i>double</i> the rate of boys? Little Ms. Crate claims that it’s because early childhood learning doesn’t …

Natural Wood Two Tier Wall Garage (holds over 100 toy cars)

All domestic orders shipped via <b>PRIORITY USPS</b>. Tax and flat rate shipping will automatically be applied based on products(s) in shopping cart<p>Two, six …

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Thimble: Learn & Build Electronics w/ Monthly Delivered Kits

We've created a series of monthly-delivered kits that help you understand the fundamentals of electronics and how hardware and software come together …

Detective Dot - Adventure stories for a fairer world

Our kids need Detective Dot!<p>In kids cartoons, 0% of princesses are engineers, 2.9% of characters are black, and Batman doesn’t recycle. AND kids …

Real talk from real computer science teachers

In 2010, the National Science Foundation (NSF) launched an effort to place 10,000 qualified computer science teachers in 10,000 high schools — and …

Cards Against Humanity raised $500k to help women get degrees in STEM fields

Chicago's Cards Against Humanity opened applications this week for their Science Ambassador Scholarship, which will provide a full-ride for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.<p>The award, slated for the 2016 academic year, will be the first …