Monthly Archives: December 2014

Does It Feel Like We Are in The Right Time?

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Video: Turning soda cans into liquid metal looks so fun

I’m not going to give my aluminum cans to recycling centers anymore. Instead, I’m going to melt them down to liquid metal and create awesome metal objects with them. All I need is a hair dryer and some charcoal to … Continue reading

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Reading Power Use Data with a Webcam and Python

As any hacker will attest to, whenever an important tool is missing, you might as well just build a new one! That’s the position that [Matt] found himself in when he was attempting to measure the power consumption at his … Continue reading

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New 3D Printing Technique – Friction Welding

Even though 3D printers can fabricate complex shapes that would be nearly impossible to mill, they are not well suited to designs requiring bridging or with large empty spaces. To overcome this, [Scorch] has applied an easy plastic welding technique … Continue reading

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Marriott plans to block personal wifi hotspots

The hotel chain petitioned the FCC for changes that could let venues shut down personal networks. Microsoft, Google, and the cell industry are opposed. Read the rest from Boing Boing http://ift.tt/1vsCCaH via IFTTT

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Toddler shoots, kills woman in Walmart

In an Idaho Walmart, a 2-year old reached into a woman’s purse, grabbed her concealed firearm, then shot and killed her. from Boing Boing http://boingboing.net/2014/12/30/toddler-shoots-kills-woman-in.html via IFTTT

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DIY Super Accessory For Your Dremel

Little jobs require little tools and you can’t get much more littler than a Dremel. For his tiny tasks, [sdudley] has built a Dremel-powered base station that features a table saw, drum sander and router table. Overall, it is about one … Continue reading

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