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Portland has a plan to generate electricity within its own water pipes
posted March 2 2015 18:32.16 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Well, this sounds like a good idea. Tons of water flow through the municipal pipelines of every major city. Lucid Energy thought like "Why not using[...more]

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This is the evolution of Earth in 60 seconds
posted March 2 2015 18:22.18 by Giorgos Lazaridis




If we squeeze the history of life in a 60 seconds video, the existence of humans will only occupy a few frames. This is so well shown in this interesting[...more]

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Next level Joule Thief - MOSFET based step-up joule thief
posted March 2 2015 18:17.14 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Joule thieves are getting more and more popular. A typical BJT-based joule thief has some drawbacks from its design. Namely, the input voltage must be[...more]

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Watch these machines making beer cans
posted March 2 2015 18:08.02 by Giorgos Lazaridis




There is a lot of engineering behind your beer - Watch how beer cans are made in this mesmerizing video[...more]

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Using the Tessel micro to water plants with Javascript over WiFi!
posted February 25 2015 20:06.47 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Do you like Javascript? If so, then good news! You can now run Javascript on a microcontroller. And its name is Tessel. This baby runs a Node code on the[...more]

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Your Arduino on Breadboard tutorial makes things that much cheaper
posted February 24 2015 20:43.18 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Educ8s.com has kindly put together a new tutorial for those Arduino lovers. You really do not need to get[...more]

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This is where each space probe is right now...
posted February 24 2015 20:33.02 by Giorgos Lazaridis




What a nice website this is! People in spaceprob.es have put together a list with each human-made space probe. You can click on its image and instantly[...more]

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Maths are AWESOME - The last banana thought experiment
posted February 24 2015 20:26.15 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is the scene: You and a friend of yours are on a deserted island and you only have one last banana to eat but not to share. Then you decide to play[...more]

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Hacking a salvaged Vacuum Fluorescent Display
posted February 24 2015 20:01.25 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Dave salvaged this nice VFD from some sort of sound equipment probably. He made a very nice video explaining first how these vintage displays work. Then[...more]

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