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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- NEW GUIDE: Adafruit IO Environmental Monitor Knowing what’s in the air you breathe is important – and building an environmental monitor is a way to visualize the invisible properties of the air you inhale. This guide covers buildi
Happy thrifting everyone!Shutterstock Today is National Thrift Shop Day. Thrift shopping is a great way to add a unique flair to your wardrobe. There are so many ways to style or give a DIY update to pieces you may thrift. Giphy But the idea of thrif
A major new study involving researchers from the University of York has measured a global shift towards more sustainable agricultural systems that provide environmental improvements at the same time as increases in food production.
Teen dating violence (TDV) is an urgent public health concern associated with a range of lasting mental, sexual, and behavioral health consequences. Studies have revealed high rates of dating violence and sexual coercion among youth of color, with se
DIY Play on. When you plug an old game console into an HDTV, youll see an underwhelming mess of blurry, laggy video with muted colors. Luckily, you can do a few things to make it DIY Play on. When you plug an old game console into an HDTV, youll see
As we look for creative little robots to build, this video from Taiwan shows several cute robotic creations made with milk cans (which are similar in shape to short Western aluminum drink cans). The cute faces on the cans give the robots personality.
Ariana's back!VIEW GALLERY The wait is finally over, Ariana Grande’s fourth studio albumSweetenerhas dropped! Ariana released her newest album “Sweetener,” on August 17, 2018. The anticipation is finally over. It is her
Years ago we were both employees of a major multinational company that was a supplier of super high strength fibers. One of the many applications of these fibers were lightweight soft and hard armor for personal and vehicular protection such as bulle
Dealing with trash is a challenge wherever people work and live, and space is no exception. Astronauts produce a couple of pounds of trash per crew member per day. To better manage this, NASA is developing a new trash processing system to demonstrate
Jeff Bryant has written a thorough investigative report of the attack on the public schools of Jefferson County (Louisville) in Kentucky. The report was funded partially by the Network for Public Education. Louisville has one of the best integrated s
via Ross Porter My dad could no longer operate a CD player or iPod. But he could use the music player that I designed and made for him, because it operates like a familiar two-knob radio. I was inspired to make this by the documentary Alive Inside wh
Imagine going through the day to day life filled with all the usual responsibilities and challenges, you’d probably have plenty of resentment accumulated in your mind. What if I tell you there’s one simple way to make you happier
It's shocking.VIEW GALLERY On August 11 Kanye West randomly dropped a new track “XTCY.” The song shocked fans, not because it came out of the blue, but because of the lyrics. In the song, West raps about wanting to sleep with all
Our week through the lens: 13 - 17 August 2018
Name: Amanda Moss and two cats, Pony and Minji Location: Hochelaga neighborhood Montreal, Quebec Size: 1,372 square feet Years lived in: 13 years, owned This sunny space is both my home and the studio for my eponymous clothing brand. The high ceiling
A team of Ohio University nuclear physicists has proposed a new theoretical model for calculating pairing properties of atomic nuclei including those found in extreme astrophysical environments. As in some solids in which two interacting electrons pa
For this instalment of the Top of the Heap series, I spoke with Professor Ayo Wahlberg, who isProfessor MSO in the Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen. He is the author ofGood Quality: The Routinization of Sperm Banking in China andc
Our friends at Electronut Labs continue their work with the Nordic nRF52840, using QR codes to pass network credentials to the device via a Raspberry Pi camera instead of hardcoding or typing in passwords. They show how to generate the QR code and th
Both personality and relationship history were important in whether people cheated on their partner. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all writ
Chinese researchers have developed interfacially polymerized porous polymer particles for low-abundance glycopeptide separation. These polymer particles with hydrophilic-hydrophobic heterostructured nanopores can separate low-abundance glycopeptides
A large portion of motorway bridge in Genoa, Italy has collapsed killing 38 people. Heres what we know so far about what went wrong
To understand how cells in the body behave, bioengineers create miniature models of the cells' environment in their lab. But recreating this niche environment is incredibly complex in a controlled setting, because researchers are still learning all t
Grande does it again.VIEW GALLERY Ariana Grande’s fourth studio album Sweetener is finally out, and every song is a bop, ladies. The album boasts 15 tracks that put Grande’s heavenly vocals on display. This is her first album sinc
Christer Weinigel over at Christer’s Ramblings writes about switching from Tina TI to a new circuit simulator based on Spice: A few weeks ago I got so frustrated that I started writing my own parser which can read a Kicad
How to break out of the vicious circle of loneliness. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: Ho
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Photosynthesis, the process by which plants generate food, is a powerful piece of molecular machinery that needs sunlight to run. The proteins involved in photosynthesis need to be 'on' when they have the sunlight they need to function, but in the da
By Lesley Vos, @LesleyVosPart of the How They Do It SeriesJH: Burning out happens to writers every day, and some of them don't even realize it--they just feel blocked or stuck, and don't know what to do about it. Lesley Vos visits the
Spain Rodriguez was a living legend in multiple ways that may very well grow more difficult to understand with the passing years since his death in 2012. For one thing, now little recalled outside of his adopted zone of activity, … Continue
In the world's oceans, microbes capture solar energy, catalyze key biogeochemical transformations of important elements, produce and consume greenhouse gases, and comprise the base of the marine food web. Microbial ecologists working within Sonya Dyh
A team of scientists has proposed a new theory suggesting that the way our cells handle iron could be linked to the development of early-onset Alzheimers disease. Their findings are...A team of scientists has proposed a new theory suggesting that the
Light up your drink in style! From the Adafruit Forums, user kazzle101 documents their build of a NeoPixel ring lighted drink coaster: This all started with wanting to modify a cheap camping light replacing the LED’s with NeoPixels. So I ma
On October 22, 1926, the New York Times ran a memorable headline on the bottom of the front page: "2 Little Wolf Girls in "Den" With Wolf Cubs; Rescued, 1 Dies; 1 is Humanized Slowly." According to the story, which
Volcanic eruptions are among the most important natural causes of climate change, playing a leading role over the past millennium. Injections of sulfate aerosols into the lower stratosphere reduce the incoming solar radiation, in turn cooling the sur
As much as we love our homes, sometimes even rooms that are "done" can feel a little tired. Or maybe we're feeling in a bit of a slump and could use the pick-me-up that an updated space could provide. As much as we wish we could plunk down the cash f
Maker of beer, bread and wine, yeast is our biggest microbial friend. Now we're engineering weird new flavours with it - even lager that tastes of something
Virtual reality is moving beyond purely entertainment to become a potential tool in improving literacy, and the University of Otago is behind one ground-breaking approach.
The source of the outbreak that sickened nearly 650 people at a Chipotle in Ohio last month has been identified.
from RaspberryPi.org It’s time to swap pedal power for relaxed strides with the Raspberry Pi-assisted Draisine from bicyle-modding pro Prof. Holger Hermanns. If you have children yourself or have seen them in the wild on occasion, you may b
My wife and I have been divorced for 2 years. My 11 year old son loves baseball and is very good. My ex does everything she can to not let him play. When he is with her he misses practicesMy wife and I have been divorced for 2 years. My 11 year old s
Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.
China will launch its Chang'e-4 lander and rover mission in December in what will be the first ever attempt at a soft landing on the far side of the moon, authorities said Aug. 15
NASA says an Aug. 14 test of an engine for the Space Launch System was a success despite an unspecified "facility issue" that caused the test to end early.
Climate models are indispensable tools for future climate projection, including predictions of the Mei-yu front rainfall, which is the major rain-bearing system of the East Asian summer monsoon. Adaptation to climate change relies heavily on the data
Eating carbohydrates in moderation may be best for boosting longevity.
Armenia doesn't top many investors’ lists. The former Soviet republic is in an ongoing military conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan, has two closed trade borders with Turkey and Azerbaijan (borders with Iran and Georgia are open), and perv
In the first of a three-part series, Manuel Dewald for opensource.com walks through the hardware and software recommendations, as well as the USB drive/s configuration, that will be used to setup a homemade NAS (using the Pi) — the Nextclou
NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover. Now that scientists think the global dust storm is "decaying"meaning more dust is falling out of the atm