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The incredible evolution of supercomputers' powers, from 1946 to today

The bigger they are, the harder they compute<p>Engineers measured early computing devices in kilo-girls, a unit roughly equal to the calculating ability of a thousand women. By the time the first super­computer arrived in 1965, we needed a larger unit. Thus, FLOPS, or floating point operations (a type …

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Raspberry Pi

The Easiest Way To Make A Cigar Box Guitar


How to make a cigar box style electric guitar

Electric Guitar

Circle Centre Finder - Handmade Hand Tool / Measurement / Precision


How to Build a Cinder Block Wall

A well-constructed cinder-block wall can bring privacy, security, and visual interest to your landscaping. Although building a wall is a challenging …


Learn How to Screen Print and Make Custom ANYTHING for Under $20

We don’t just write about creativity here at Brit + Co — we <i>pass</i> creativity around. We have a whole slew of online classes and DIY kits that enable you to be creative by teaching you a variety of DIY techniques and skills — like this new class all on screen printing!<p>Plus, we’ve got the best of the …

Screen Printing

Wooden Kant Twist Clamp


Belt Sander Conversion With Dust Collection - 115

Power Tools

DIY Thickness Sander Is Good Enough For A Guitar Shop

[Pat] is a luthier and general guy that likes to build stuff. In order to get his guitars to come out the best they can, he needed a thickness …

Apple Pie Bites on a Stick

Introduction: Apple Pie Bites on a Stick<p>I'm all about the comfort food, and I have a crazy sweet tooth. So, naturally, I knew I'd have to make a …


Using SIMMs to Add Some Extra RAM on your Arduino UNO

A Single In-line Memory Module (SIMM) is a type of memory module containing Random Access Memory (RAM) which was used in computers from the early …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …


Vanishing Leprechaun, Disappearing Dwarf and Swinging Sixties Pin-up Girls – puzzles in pictures

A pictorial history of a much-loved, much-imitated geometrical illusion<p>Blogpost: The Vanishing Leprechaun puzzle explained

Empire State Building vanishes: amazing images of geometrical illusion

A mathematician has updated a classic geometrical puzzle – and explained how it works<p>The Vanishing Leprechaun, the Disappearing Dwarf and the Swinging Sixties Pin-up Girls – in pictures<p>This puzzle will fry your brain. It did mine the first time I saw it. I couldn’t quite believe what my eyes were …

New design, upright table clamp


Simple Surface Mount PCB Milling With The Othermill

Milling PCBs has historically been a bit of a trial, with long wait times and expensive board manufacturers. We here at Other Machine Co. like to think we have solved this prototyping problem by producing the Othermill, a tiny 3-axis mill that fits on a desktop and is perfect for PCB milling (among …