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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- This Binary Clock Build project by JD is enclosed in a custom acrylic enclosure. 3 buttons are used to adjust the time, the binary clock is displayed for your leet friends. For the regular folk there is also a time display on the LCD. The System is p
From Associated Press reports: MOGADISHU, Somalia Witnesses say Islamist militants have executed two men accused by the fighters of murder and adultery. Witnesses in the town of Afgoye southwest of the capital say the Hizbul Islam militants on Sunday
[Avidan Ross] has an unyielding passion for coffee. Brewing a proper espresso is more than measuring fluid ounces, and to that end, his office’s current espresso machine was not making the cut. What’s a maker to do but enlist his
The All-Consuming Emotions of Food in Video Games [US Gamer] "Food is often seen in games as a means of survival, mostly as health. A piece of bread stolen off a vendor's table in Skyrim will grant you two health; the cabbage stew at the tavern will
This grumpy cat might have the facial expression of The Grinch or Ebenezer Scrooge, but hes definitely bringing holiday cheer with his unintentional nativity scene! Last week, NYC-based photographer Brooke ... Read more The post This cat crashing a n
Scientists have made a skin-crawling discovery: Ancient ticks, trapped in amber, that fed on the blood of feathered dinosaurs nearly 100 million years ago. The specimens, described in the journal Nature Communications, include the oldest dinosaur par
[Avidan Ross] has an unyielding passion for coffee. Brewing a proper espresso is more than measuring fluid ounces, and to that end, his office’s current espresso machine was not making the cut. What’s a maker to do but enlist his
Blog: Technology and Learning“I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.”           &nb
A new study finds that narwhals race dive deep with their hearts barely beating as they escape humans.Read More
November photo contest winnerCongratulations to Yixin Liu. for winning our monthly photo contest with these unburstable bubbles!For this photo, Yixin Liu willreceive a $50 prize.Do science. Take photos. Make money: Enter our monthly photo contest her
SHOW-AND-TELL LIVE VIDEO! 12/13/17 (video). Want to join the #showandtell Here’s how and video. The live chat for videos is over on Adafruit’s Discord server, JOIN here! SHOW-AND-TELL LIVE VIDEO! 12/13/17 (video). Want to join the
Blog: Confessions of a Community College Dean‘Tis the season for evergreens, so I thought I’d bring out this one.  It’s from last year, but with a few details changed, it’s just as true today.
Job Title: FCPA Compliance Counsel Employer: Panasonic Avionics Location: Lake Forest, California USA
Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, with his daughter Meghan McCain in August. He announced in July that he had glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive type of brain cancer.One of the things that gave Beau courage, my word, was John, Mr. Bide
Elon Musk expresses some support for President Trump's new space plans.Read More
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Thepetition of the day is: Southern California Edison Company v. Nevada Department of Taxation 17-755 Issue:Whether proof that a tax scheme violates the dormant commerce clause by favoring in-state interests over out-of-state interests, and thereby a
Blog: GradHackerAlyssa is a doctoral student in neuroscience at the University of Rhode Island. Follow them @yes_thattoo or check out their personal blog. This isn't part of my (loose) Disabled in Grad School series, but my
Six members of the same family have a reduced sensitivity to pain, meaning they dont notice when they break bones. Now the gene responsible has been identified
178 measures. This is what we’re up to — the collected compilation of quality and performance metrics for our ambulatory care network, across all the different divisions. Where did these come from, who decided this is what we shou
There’s an old saying, that you should do everything at least twice. Once to learn how to do it, and then a second time to do it right. Perhaps [Zweben] would agree, since he wasn’t satisfied with his first Neopixel clock and proc
Those who study the stars have God for a teacher. ~Tycho BraheThe 348th day of the year; 348 is the sum of four consecutive primes. It is the last day of the year that is of such distinction.348 is the smallest number whose fifth power contains exact
A new study concludes that changes in the weather do not bring on pain.
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There’s an old saying, that you should do everything at least twice. Once to learn how to do it, and then a second time to do it right. Perhaps [Zweben] would agree, since he wasn’t satisfied with his first Neopixel clock and proc
Some notes scribbled during the O’Bayes 17 conference in Austin, not reflecting on the highly diverse range of talks. And many new faces and topics, meaning O’Bayes is alive and evolving. With all possible objectivity, a fantastic
Each year, the world tosses a million tons of chargers alone. Enlarge (credit: UNU/ITU) Opting to handle your bills online keeps a lot of paper out of the bin, but the devices you use to go online eventually die anyway. If this e-waste ends up in a l
Demystifying the Marchbank Phat Bhoy Pick. Watch up close use of this unique design from Roy Marchbank and learn specifically how the angled edge seeks to improve and make easier, the art of alternate picking. Sensible questions welcome in the commen
The Center for Responsible Lending issued this press release about the first stage in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The House Education and the Workforce Committee is chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx, a far-right extremist from North
Coconuts in mediaeval England weren't as rare as you'd think, no matter what Monty Python would have you believe. They were a common item in wills, fashioned into elaborate drinking cups.
Splashes of color, festive shapes and sprinkles make holiday food some of the most exciting nosh we’ll have all year.With all of these appealing culinary creations at our fingertips, it’s tempting to want to try them all, but what
THIS IS THE NEXT LEVEL OF GUITARIST BY ICHIKA HUKUIAWESOME TALENT Follow him on :https://www.instagram.com/ichika_mo/https://twitter.com/injcsTHIS IS THE NEXT LEVEL OF GUITARIST BY ICHIKA AWESOME TALENTIchika - A Bell Is Not A Bell (Official Music Vi
Having survived its eight winter in a row, the Opportunity rover continues to operate long past its original, anticipated lifespan. The post NASA’s Opportunity Rover Withstands Another Harsh Winter on Mars appeared first on Universe Today.W
How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet (Wired) "They just got greedythey thought, 'If we can knock off our competitors, we can corner the market on both servers and mitigation,'" Walton says. In fact, according to court documents, t
R has been available for Windows since the very beginning, but if you have a Windows machine but want to use R within a Linux ecosystem, that's easy to do with the new Fall Creator's Update (version 1709). If you need access to the gcc toolchain for
Australian musician Nic Danta proves that you dont need a lot to make a great music video. Sometimes all you need is a strong support system, as well as hundreds ... Read more The post Aussie musician makes his own stop-motion music video at home app
Roopam GargI'm proud to have received the NAMM Presidents Innovation Scholarship for 2018!Can't wait to meet up with you all at the NAMM Show this January! Who will I be seeing thereEcho End Digital Guitar Bookletfrom The SurrealistThe Complete Guita
Street photography is probably one of the most difficult genres of photography to get into. Just the getting into bit is difficult because of the inhibitions. The whole idea of having to stand in front of a complete stranger and taking a picture can
Law
Marc Chase McAllister (Texas State University, San Marcos - College of Business Administration) has posted Go Tiny or Go Home: How Living Tiny May Inadvertently Reduce Privacy Rights in the Home (South Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here
ThermoFisher Scientific have a community gallery of 989 images made with electron microscopes! From micro-organisms to interference lithography, from false color images to 50,000x resolution, check out the gallery, including this ‘sea peanu
The Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015 during the COP21 climate conference stipulates that the increase in the global average temperature is to be kept well below 2C above pre-industrial levels and that efforts are pursued to limit the temperat
Hurricane Irma, bitcoin, sex scandal and royal romance made up some of the hot topics explored this year at internet giant Google.
Loss of water from rocks during drought caused California's Sierra Nevada to rise nearly an inch (2.5 centimeters) in height from October 2011 to October 2015, according to a new NASA study made public Wednesday.
"Rock-comet" 3200 Phaethon is approaching the Earth and it's closest point of approach will be a mere 6,407,618 miles away. That means it's time for the best meteor shower of the year, the Geminid meteor shower, expected to peak at maximum tonight un
Law
In recent weeks, even some commentators who are not normally sympathetic to President Trump have praised him for supposedly restoring the separation of powers. They include legal scholar Josh Blackman, former American Enterprise Institute President C
A recent letter from the U.S. Attorney's office confirms the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation connected to allegations that a former Uber executive stole self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off to help the ride-hailin
John Sueme of St. Louis was the first patient to receive an experimental treatment that exposes scarred heart tissue to radiation, eliminating damaged cells that cause rapid, sometimes fatal heartbeats.Rapid, erratic heartbeats called ventricular tac
Viva l'Italia! VIEW GALLERY The women decided to follow through on the trip to Italy. Milan to be more specific. The trip was planned in order for the women to try to overcome their differences and fix their broken friendships, but it seems to do the
Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect sums up the Alabama election: Democracy held. DECEMBER 13, 2017 Kuttner on TAP The election of Doug Jones portends several hopeful things. First, it shows that under the right circumstances, 30 percent of white
Anthony Gottlieb in Lapham's Quarterly: There is an official theory about the nature of minds that hails chiefly from Descartes, wrote Gilbert Ryle, an Oxford philosopher. According to the theory, each person has a mind that is a private, inner...Ant
Scientists working to protect California's most endangered salmon say in a new report that key improvements in tracking Sacramento River winter-run Chinook through California's complex water delivery system would help recover the species while the wa