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Here is how you can make fire from ice! [Video]
posted September 15 2011 19:30.19 by Giorgos Lazaridis

I remember when i was young, i heard someone saying that it is possible to make fire from ice, if you rub a piece of ice with your hands and shape it as a focal lens. I never tried it...

[Link: tim3jones]
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Tags: fire   unsolved mystery   tips   trick   solar   theory/tutorial   how to   

10 solutions for 10 annoying internet problems
posted September 1 2011 15:22.08 by Giorgos Lazaridis

This is an old but yet no obsolete page in Lifehacker, written by Adam Dachis. He spotted the 10 most annoying things that can happen to anyone when surfing the net, and also he...

[Link: lifehacker]
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Tags: annoying   cool site   geek   trick   sick   tips   how to   security   internet related   

This is how you can estimate the temperature from a cricket's chirp
posted July 4 2011 9:53.14 by Giorgos Lazaridis

I am not totally sure if this method is accurate or even real, but the post that i found in lifehacker is is surely interesting. According to a physicist named Amos Dolbear, one can...

[Link: lifehacker]
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Tags: crazy hack   temperature   animals   health & nature   experiments   crazy story   unsolved mystery   tips   

Here is how you can see the ISS, with naked eye
posted June 16 2011 19:15.09 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Here is a very cool site that i dug yesterday, when i was searching for photos from the ISS. This site calculates the path of the International Space Station. Then, you enter the...

[Link: sightspacestation]
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Tags: space related   cool site   satellite   telescope   tips   internet related   theory/tutorial   how to   

Watch the sky for the upcoming total lunar eclipse: June 15th
posted June 13 2011 19:01.50 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Be prepared, because this is not going to be "yet another lunar eclipse". The moon will pass directly through the center of Earth's shadow cone. The last time that this happened was 11...

[Link: universe today]
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Tags: eclipse   crazy photo/video   tips   extreme   moon   news   space related   

This is the NanoSail-D caught on video in the night sky!
posted May 12 2011 19:34.43 by Giorgos Lazaridis

In the beginning of this year, i uploaded a blog entry with some tips about how to spot the Nanosail in the night sky. Dr. Robert Suggs used the Automated Lunar and Meteor Observatory...

[Via: Universe Today]    [Link: NASA]
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Tags: space related   tips   how to   crazy photo/video   

Excellent detailed tutorial with LM317 voltage regulator
posted April 20 2011 19:21.55 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Youtube user Afrotechmods uploaded recently his new video, an excellent tutorial regarding the LM317 adjustable voltage regulator. After viewing this video, you will surely run at...

[Link: Afrotechmods]
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Tags: theory/tutorial   electronic project   how to   how it works   tips   diy   

How to build a website from a scratch - The easy way
posted April 13 2011 18:29.58 by Giorgos Lazaridis

So, you wish you knew ho to make a website, but you think that you are too old for that? Or you dare not to face that kind of science? Well, put your hands on the keyboard and...

[Link: lifehacker]
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Tags: commercial   how to   theory/tutorial   internet related   pc related   tips   

How to make custom characters for your LCD
posted April 11 2011 19:43.58 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Do you have a 2 by 16 or similar LCD and you want to know hot you can display simple drawings and smileys? The HD44780 is a very common character LCD display controller. If you have...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   theory/tutorial   lcd   diy   microcontroller   pic   tips   

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