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Have Some Robotic Fun with These Raspberry Pi-Powered Cars

• Raspberry Pi 3 board<br>• Set of acrylic plates<br>• Robot HATS<br>• PCA9685 PWM driver<br>• TB6612 motor driver<br>• 5-CH line follower module<br>• Ultrasonic obstacle avoidance …

How to Organize Your Entire Kitchen for Under $100

Is your kitchen in need of an organizational overhaul? Good news: You can totally make that happen, even on a tight budget. And (bonus!) you get to …

Spices

Starry Internet Is Aereo Founder Chet Kanojia’s Latest Salvo In The War On ISPs

With all the startups using the internet to transform traditional industries, it’s a bit of a wonder why no one has taken on the internet itself. Broadband service is an expensive business to run, with steadily increasing rates thanks to our growing need for binge-worthy video content. Pardon the …

Net Neutrality

Wedding Budget Tips: How I Threw a Luxury Wedding on a Ridiculously Small Budget

Funding your dream nuptials does not have to equal the cost of a small island! Here, real brides share how they threw big, luxurious weddings on meager budgets.<p>"I threw a beautiful luxury wedding at a members only club in New York City's financial district for 60 people for under $10,000 including …

Weddings

Replacing Dead Battery Pack Cells Saves You Some Coin

No one will deny that cordless drills can be super convenient. Sure, they need to be charged once in a while but that’s not a big deal. The big deal …

How to use a Raspberry Pi to browse anonymously

Do you use <i>Tor</i> to prevent Big Brother from tracking you online? Although it is pretty straightforward to use, it can be quite a hassle to configure <i>Tor</i> …

Linux

5 Acupressure Points You Should Press Now For Instant Energy

Instead of using acupuncture needles, acupressure relies on fingers to push on acupoints, or specific sites on the body. Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners believe that the body's vital energy, or qi, flows along invisible channels called meridians; blockages cause pain and disease.<p>Research …

University of Michigan

Build a Silent, Standalone XBMC Media Center On the Cheap

You won't find a better media center than the open-source XBMC, but most people don't have the space or desire to plug a noisy PC into their TV. …

Raspberry Pi

11 security apps that’ll keep your phone private

AVAST!<p>Want to keep your Android phone free from viruses, malware, adware and spyware? Of course you do - you're not a pillock.<p>With its virus scanner …

Turn IKEA Cabinets into a Murphy Bed

A Murphy bed helps you save space: Pull it down when you need it, back up when you want to use the room for another purpose. Murphy beds are …

A DIY expert explains why he only buys refurbs

Part tech maven, part tech maverick, Kyle Wiens of iFixit is to DIY electronics repair what Mr. Wrigley is to chewing gum. And believe us, if anyone …

MacBook Pro

Here are the high-tech ways you should be hunting for your dream job

Job hunting is one of life's most stressful activities — and simply sending out your resume to employers can feel like you are throwing paper into a black hole.<p>But luckily there are now more ways than ever to snag a job in non-traditional ways. There are apps and online services that will help you …

Employment

Salvaging Parts From Burnt Out Mini-fluorescent Lamps

Replace a Lost or Broken Battery Cover Using 3D Printing<p>DSLR Microphotography<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>This is a probable circuit used for this lamp<p>My …

Information Systems

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Harvard Business School

How to Create an Untraceable Messaging Device With an Old Phone

Secret, anonymous messages aren’t just for the dastardly. Luckily, a little privacy isn’t difficult to get. With some effort and a spare phone, …

How to make your own laundry detergent – and help save the planet

Detergents contain dozens of potentially harmful ingredients but with just three simple ingredients you can make a cheap, environmentally friendly alternative<p>My daughter just turned three. She loves being naked and disrobes at every opportunity, including in the middle of her recent dinosaur-themed …

University of Washington

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear | Inc.com

Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary journey that can yield epic highs.<p>But mountain climbing is not the only metaphorical stand-in for the thrills and chills of the …

Customer Service

Easy DIY Gift Ideas for the Upcoming Holidays

With the holidays approaching, now is a great time to start planning your gifting strategy. I enjoy making some of my gifts each year, so today I’m …

Best Ikea Hacks for Small Living Spaces

When I walk into IKEA, my initial thoughts can go one of two ways: I could either be overwhelmed and feel like I’m in the middle of some never-ending …

These Mushrooms Allegedly Give Women Instant Orgasms

Literal food porn.<p>Mushrooms are tasty enough—just check out these recipes if you don't believe us—but sexy? Unlike oysters, asparagus, and others, the frumpy fungus isn't normally touted as an aphrodisiac. However, it turns out that one particular type might just be an exception.<p>Recently discovered …

Mushrooms

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>After a complete revamp, a 300-square-foot camper becomes a full-time residence for a family of four.<p>Inspired …

Mad Men

This All-Natural, DIY Air Freshener Has a Surprising Secret Ingredient

Ah, the smell of home. There’s nothing like it. But what is that smell to you? Short ribs braising in the Le Creuset? Freshly laundered linens? Salty sea air wafting up from the shore? A pot of basil growing on the windowsill? Freshly brewed coffee?<p>If, like three out of four Americans, you …

How to train your brain by thinking like an expert

Gary Klein is one of most influential psychologists today. In his 2013 book, "Seeing What Others Don't", he postulated a model categorising all types …

How To Save Money On Prescription Drugs, Insured Or Not

If you haven't experienced it yourself, you've no doubt heard about the outrageous — and rapidly growing — prices of certain prescription medications.<p>The average price for about one year of cancer-drug therapy has skyrocketed from $10,000 or less before 2000 to more than $100,000 by 2012, according …

Pharma