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6 Design Hacks to Turn Boring PowerPoint Charts into Creative Picture Charts

Charts have become ubiquitous part of business presentations. They are visually impactful ways to represent your data whether you are talking about …

Air Quality Sensors in Every Classroom

One of the first electronics projects for the aspiring hobbyist is wiring a sensor of some sort to a microcontroller, and then doing something useful …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Circuit Simulator

This electronic circuit simulator is highly interactive giving the feeling of playing with real components. It's very helpful for experimentation and …

Arduino Create

Hello World: Design PCBs with Fritzing

This post is part of the Hello World Projects.<p>The simple breadboard with a messy, beautiful rainbow of wires sticking this way and that. Easy enough! …

Building a water collection vessel with an Arduino Mega

As part of an electrical and electronic engineering course at Singapore Polytechnic, a group of students were challenged to build an aquatic vehicle …

Driving LED Arrays with an Arduino

Learn the basics of LED arrays and how to power them using a microcontroller.<p>If you want to learn how LED displays work and how to power them using …

Nine-year-old inventor’s award-winning asthma monitor

We keep a very close eye on the annual Tech4Good competition, and especially the children who are nominated for their BT Young Pioneer award; there …

Resources: Physical Computing

Physical Computing<p>Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Wearable Computing, E-Textiles, LEGO, and Robotics<p>Arduino<p>Arduino website – Open source electronics …

How to make a smoke bomb cocktail

In this video, Cocktail Chemistry lab shows you how to fill a hollow ice sphere with smoke, so you can crack or melt it open when the drink is …

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a pedagogical process through which teachers get to prematurely identify and address students learning as well as …

5 parenting styles that cause entitlement in kids — and how to change them

Parents<p>We all have them: the “What were we thinking?” parenting moments. We let our kids sneak in after curfew because we don’t want another battle. Or we stock our purse with candy to make it through errands. Or maybe we’ve been cleaning the forgotten guinea pig’s cage — every Saturday for two …

Parenting

Shops

6 Ways to Go Car Camping

On the totem of simple summer getaways, car camping is at the top—almost all the gear you need can be culled from your garage, you don’t have to go very far, and there’s no need to give up too many creature comforts. Chances are there’s an easy-access spot near you, but here are some of the …

Five chemistry inventions that enabled the modern world

Photograph: eye35 /Alamy<p>It’s probably saved your life ...<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/4/1433438875320/b4602d45-1c76-47a3-b882-4eea17cb1b21-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: eye35 /Alamy<p>It’s probably saved your life …

Inventions