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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

DARPA Seeks To Secure Data With Electronics That Dissolve On Command - Slashdot http://bit.ly/XPvepj



An anonymous reader writes "Electronic devices are built to last, which make them very reliable. However, if during a hostile situation such a device has to be left behind or gets dropped, it will continue... DARPA Seeks To Secure Data With Electronics That Dissolve On Command http://buff.ly/TT8IAm

Get Out! The Urban Beehive by Rowan Dunford - Design Milk http://design-milk.com/get-out-the-urban-beehive-by-rowan-dunford/



With the bee population dwindling around the globe, Rowan Dunford developed the modern Urban Beehive to bring beekeeping to urban environments. Yo Stephanie, new hives are out for the spring!

A Beautiful Look at the Galaxy that Will Collide With Us In 4 Billion Years http://bit.ly/T5p8UI



In four billion years, Andromeda will collide with the Milky Way. That will be an amazing view—but until then we have to look at it from a distance. A Beautiful Look at the Galaxy that Will Collide With Us In 4 Billion Years

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hollywood Modern With City Views: Powell Residence by Scott Carty - Design Milk http://bit.ly/YfU5ol



The Powell Residence, by architect Scott Carty, is a renovated modernist homes in the Hollywood Hills with jaw-dropping views of the city and Runyon Canyon. Hollywood Modern With City Views: Powell Residence by Scott Carty http://buff.ly/14qI6Yl

DIY Crème Fraîche Adds a Creamy Kick to Sauces, Desserts, and Scrambled Eggs http://bit.ly/X5vWj4



Crème fraîche, a cultured heavy cream, is a staple in French cuisine, and is often used in many sauces since unlike many dairy products it does curdle when heated. DIY Crème Fraîche Adds a Creamy Kick to Sauces, Desserts, and Scrambled Eggs

DIY Crème Fraîche Adds a Creamy Kick to Sauces, Desserts, and Scrambled Eggs http://bit.ly/X5vWj4



Crème fraîche, a cultured heavy cream, is a staple in French cuisine, and is often used in many sauces since unlike many dairy products it does curdle when heated. DIY Crème Fraîche Adds a Creamy Kick to Sauces, Desserts, and Scrambled Eggs

DIY Crème Fraîche Adds a Creamy Kick to Sauces, Desserts, and Scrambled Eggs http://bit.ly/X5vWj4



Crème fraîche, a cultured heavy cream, is a staple in French cuisine, and is often used in many sauces since unlike many dairy products it does curdle when heated. DIY Crème Fraîche Adds a Creamy Kick to Sauces, Desserts, and Scrambled Eggs

Remove Screws with Broken Heads Using a Drill Chuck http://bit.ly/Veunjm



It's rare, but screws can snap off at the head, particularly with old screws. Reddit user funisher reports that using a cheap drill chuck set on reverse can remove the problem screw easily. Remove Screws with Broken Heads Using a Drill Chuck

Filabot Reclaimer Recycles Plastics Into Filament http://bit.ly/1248HM8



Tyler McNaney’s Filabot Reclaimer grinds, melts, and extrudes waste plastic into 3D printing filament. Filabot is a desktop extruding system, capable of grinding various types of plastics, to... Filabot Reclaimer Recycles Plastics Into Filament http://buff.ly/14ozUZB

Monday, January 28, 2013

Chainsaw-wielding robot http://bit.ly/WIM7mC



This robot with a chainsaw for an arm makes a few cuts into a log and, voila, chairs. More info here. What's so terrifying abou Chainsaw-wielding robot

Make Your Smartphone Turn Off Your Music When You Fall Asleep http://bit.ly/TMomxu



Android/iOS: If you like to listen to music as you fall asleep, these apps for iOS and Android will monitor your slumber and stop the music once you've fallen into a deep sleep. Make Your Smartphone Turn Off Your Music When You Fall Asleep

Sine Cabinet by Dik Scheepers - Design Milk http://bit.ly/XMIKKj



Dutch designer Dik Scheepers created Sine, a cabinet made of oak, PVC, and brass that will change over time and become less transparent as its filled. Sine Cabinet by Dik Scheepers http://buff.ly/X90znU

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Unlocking Your Phone Is Illegal Starting Tomorrow http://bit.ly/10Wu033



You may remember that last year, the DMCA exemption on unlocking phones was smacked down. Well it's going into effect this Saturday. So starting tomorrow, unlocking your phone will be officially illegal. Unlocking Your Phone Is Illegal Starting Tomorrow

Laundry Punching Bag Gets You Fit While Being a Slob http://bit.ly/XFfvsV



Good news for slobs who let their dirty laundry pile up for months and months between washes. With this Punch Bag laundry bag they can turn their mountains of smelly shirts and unmentionables into an... Laundry Punching Bag Gets You Fit While Being a Slob

All the Most Awesome Blinky Lights and Gnarly Sounds From NAMM 2013 http://bit.ly/SMUv6o



NAMM is the musical instrument industry's annual woohoo of a trade show where all the big names show off the fancy new wares they want the musicians of the world to embrace. All the Most Awesome Blinky Lights and Gnarly Sounds From NAMM 2013

Saturday, January 26, 2013

CNC Joinery Notebook: Update 1 http://bit.ly/V4HTWP



For about ten years, I have been collecting various clever ways of cutting flat stock to design 3D shapes that slot together in space. Back in April, I posted a long, rambling brain-dump from this ... CNC Joinery Notebook: Update 1 http://buff.ly/WAiTX4

Make Soap in a Crockpot http://bit.ly/14dPnvu



If you have a spare crockpot and immersion blender, you have just about everything you need to make your own homemade soap. The simple project takes just an hour and you can customize your bar soap with... Make Soap in a Crockpot

21 Amazing Off-the-Grid Houses http://bit.ly/W2wVTQ



Real talk: Between diminishing stores and oil wars, fossil fuel-dependance is officially a bad deal. In the future, as these resources get scarcer, we're going to have to figure out how to live in a little... 21 Amazing Off-the-Grid Houses

Would You Wear These Crazy Shoes? http://bit.ly/Tra70O



These sneakers are, according to Reebok, the "the first all-terrain athletic shoe". They're supposed to echo the utility of an all-terrain vehicle, and take mud, snow, grass, and sand in their stride. Would You Wear These Crazy Shoes?

Friday, January 25, 2013

The McLaren P1 Has The Best Camouflage Ever http://bit.ly/Ttp02W



McLaren is having its fiftieth birthday in 2013, and instead of merely stuffing themselves with cake, they plan to celebrate by putting their brand new hypercar into production. The McLaren P1 Has The Best Camouflage Ever

You Can Squeeze 2.2 Petabytes of Data Into One Gram of DNA http://bit.ly/XCbKo9



Scientists from the European Bioinformatics Institute are squeezing unparalleled amounts of data in to synthetic DNA, and now they've achieved something absolutely amazing: You Can Squeeze 2.2 Petabytes of Data Into One Gram of DNA

BodBot Offers Free, Personalized Exercise Plans to Help You Get to Your Fitness Goals http://bit.ly/14cRvCI



Web/iOS/Android: Webapp BodBot may be in alpha, but it's already a great service that can help you build a custom daily workout plan, complete with exercises catered to your personal fitness goals and... BodBot Offers Free, Personalized Exercise Plans to Help You Get to Your Fitness Goals

Brave Teen Comes Out to Entire School After Receiving Award for Class Actor: 'I've Been Acting as So http://gaw.kr/XYN2QK



After accepting his award for "Class Actor," a high school senior from Parsippany, New Jersey, bravely pulls back the curtain in front of over 300 students, parents, and faculty members, and reveals that... Brave Teen Comes Out to Entire School After Receiving Award for Class Actor: 'I've Been Acting as Someone I'm Not'

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Open Stubborn Snack Bags with Two Coins http://bit.ly/SHaW4b



Most potato chip (and other snack) bags aren't too hard to open, but every once in a while you come across one that's so frustrating it makes you wonder if they really want you to get at the delicious... Open Stubborn Snack Bags with Two Coins

Numark Redphone: A DJ Headphone That's Actually Designed for the Way a DJ Uses Headphones http://bit.ly/WQNoaQ



If you've ever seen a DJ on stage, you've doubtless seen them do that thing where the listen to only one side of their headphones to cue up a song. Numark just cut its Red Wave headphones in half to make... Numark Redphone: A DJ Headphone That's Actually Designed for the Way a DJ Uses Headphones

Batman Logo Sweater http://bit.ly/Win6kh



How did you get that black eye? And those broken ribs? What did you do? You borrowed Batman‘s sweater again, didn‘t you? Yes, it‘s comfortable, yes, it‘s very cool, but, seriously,... T-Shirts & Apparel : Batman Logo Sweater http://buff.ly/149HBCO

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cool Tools – Respro Sportsta Mask http://bit.ly/XVtsVH



All reviews of Cool Tools on this site are written by readers who have actually used the tool and others like it. Respro Sportsta Mask http://buff.ly/144ReBT

This Interactive Map Lets You Spy on Insecure Webcam Feeds http://bit.ly/10D3iLG



This new web app mashes together insecure feeds from Trendnet home security cameras with Google Maps to let you spy on people all over the world. It's horrible, dreadful, disgusting—and utterly compelling.... This Interactive Map Lets You Spy on Insecure Webcam Feeds

Voxel Farm Is Demoing A Photorealistic Clone Of Minecraft That Looks Absolutely Amazing | TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/WpWYSm



Voxel Farm is a game framework for sale to developers who want to create cool, photorealistic environments. But the demo, called Procedural World, is a Minecraft clone that I would pay big bucks for if... Voxel Farm Is Demoing A Photorealistic Clone Of Minecraft That Looks Absolutely Amazing http://buff.ly/144yO4m

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Being Gobbled Up By This Furry Monster Chair Looks Incredibly Comfy http://bit.ly/10PhGSg



Inspired by a story his grandmother used to tell him at dinner about how his fish balls would turn into a giant hairy hungry monster if he didn't eat up, Jason Goh created this incredibly cozy looking... Being Gobbled Up By This Furry Monster Chair Looks Incredibly Comfy

New Glasses Thwart Facial Recognition Scanners, Marking Trend In Pr... http://tcrn.ch/Wq2eFm



In an unexpected twist against the rising tide of image-capturing technologies, an engineer has created glasses that thwart facial recognition scanners. Tokyo’s National Institute of Informatics Professor... New Glasses Thwart Facial Recognition Scanners, Marking Trend In Privacy Wearables http://buff.ly/143Q5KR

This Site Tells You How Far You Can Go When The Gas Light Comes On http://bit.ly/Vo1L73



There's something strange I've noticed about human (or at least mine, which is close enough) psychology when it comes to the "you're almost out of gas" dash warning light. This Site Tells You How Far You Can Go When The Gas Light Comes On

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Cool Tools – Bug Blaster http://bit.ly/102ojur



All reviews of Cool Tools on this site are written by readers who have actually used the tool and others like it. Bug Blaster http://buff.ly/Xe3866

The "10 Rule" Helps Keep Your Spending In Check http://bit.ly/S8dEPP



When you're trying to save money, it's often hard to figure out what expenses really matter to you. You might even spend more time rationalizing the expense than you would just buying it. The "10 Rule" Helps Keep Your Spending In Check

The Steampunk Workspace http://bit.ly/10BYiry



Today's featured workspace is a wonderfully themed steampunk mod. Lifehacker reader Hifidelity2009 customized the keyboard and trackball mouse with copper-colored fittings and also added appropriate accessories... The Steampunk Workspace

Is This Knife Squeegee the Most Brilliant Kitchen Gadget Ever Created? (YES!) http://bit.ly/WamYRy



Everyone has a technique for cleaning every last bit of chopped food off a knife, but odds are it's either damaging the blade, or putting your fingers at risk. Is This Knife Squeegee the Most Brilliant Kitchen Gadget Ever Created? (YES!)

Friday, January 18, 2013

22 Stairways That Lead Nowhere http://bit.ly/Y9iJe7



There is something weird and mysterious about stairways that don't go anywhere, and yet they're surprisingly common: inside and outside old buildings, among demolished walls, in big cities and small villages,... 22 Stairways That Lead Nowhere

Vacuums Double as Ponytail-Making Machines http://bit.ly/Vlh69y



Dads of the world, take note: you don't have to leave the hairstyling to mom. Got a vacuum? Great. Got one of those snakey tube attachments? Perfect. Pop a rubber band on that bad boy, suck your daughter's... Vacuums Double as Ponytail-Making Machines

The Complete Guide to What To Do Before, During, and After a Disaster http://bit.ly/XDMVKf



Do you know how to actually protect yourself during an earthquake or hurricane? What about a tornado or fire? You've probably heard lots of conflicting information over the years. The Complete Guide to What To Do Before, During, and After a Disaster

If Dr. Seuss books were titled according to their subtexts http://bit.ly/S38LHR



If Dr. Seuss books were titled more like academic journal articles, that might look something like this: (thx, jeffrey) If Dr. Seuss books were titled according to their subtexts

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Rare Japanese Rabbit Leaves Endangered Species List | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog http://bit.ly/XbxMOj



Japan has removed the rare, nocturnal, island-dwelling Amami black rabbit (aka the Ryukyu rabbit, Pentalagus furnessi) from its endangered species list, according to a report from ... Rare Japanese Rabbit Leaves Endangered Species List

Unframed: Tapestries of Trash by El Anatsui - Design Milk http://bit.ly/W9spQl



Dirty, rusted, smashed liquor bottle caps are transformed into incredible tapestries that sparkle like precious metals in El Anatsui's current exhibition. Unframed: Tapestries of Trash by El Anatsui http://buff.ly/X34ccZ

Celebrity make unders

Celebrity make unders

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A Single Brain Cell Stores a Single Concept: Scientific American

A Single Brain Cell Stores a Single Concept (preview) http://buff.ly/13A7meu

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation

Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation

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How Many Cushions Would You Need To Build the Ultimate Pillow Fort?

How Many Cushions Would You Need To Build the Ultimate Pillow Fort?

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