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Jelly-like Living Plates tremble and bounce in response to food

July 5, 2017 AT 8:00 am Jelly-like Living Plates tremble and bounce in response to food Dezeen shared this video on Youtube! These silicone plates designed by Royal College of Art graduate Lina Saleh wobble and jiggle to change the diner’s experience of different dishes. Saleh, who designed the tableware as part of the Design… Read More »

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Freehand Destiny Fallen Captain Cosplay

July 5, 2017 AT 9:00 am Freehand Destiny Fallen Captain Cosplay Cosplayers often take it upon themselves to make replicas of costumes in films or video games that aren’t out yet. For example, Ethan of 2 Player Cosplay, a cosplay duo, made a Destiny Fallen captain costume before Destiny was released. He based his armor… Read More »

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Embroidered Rocket GPS Accessory #WearableWednesday

July 5, 2017 AT 7:00 am Embroidered Rocket GPS Accessory #WearableWednesday From Kitty Yeung on Hackster.io: Someone asked me for a GPS tracker. To make it a nice gift, I created an embroidered rocket accessory. Hey, I don’t just make dresses 😉 Read more Featured Adafruit Product! FLORA – Wearable electronic platform: Arduino-compatible – v3:… Read More »

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Biohacking: KetoCoder’s Data for Month 1 of 6 into Ketosis Journey

July 4, 2017 AT 7:37 pm Biohacking: KetoCoder’s Data for Month 1 of 6 into Ketosis Journey Interested in seeing how your physical and mental performance changes while in ketosis? @ketocoder has summarized his first month of keto.  He is a London based programmer who is tracking his ketosis journey by recording and sharing just… Read More »

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The Best Cities for Women in Tech in 2017

July 4, 2017 AT 4:00 pm The Best Cities for Women in Tech in 2017 Interesting read from Smart Asset via Tom’s IT Pro: Study Specifics To find the best cities for women in tech, we pulled data on men and women in computer and mathematical occupations. We looked at 59 of the largest U.S.… Read More »

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NAWA sculpture is made of polished steel

July 4, 2017 AT 5:00 pm NAWA sculpture is made of polished steel Via Zieta The NAWA sculpture is a part of the European Capital of Culture 2016 celebrations, whose main slogan is “metamorphoses of culture”, i.e. shifts occurring in the domain of culture, communities and the city itself. The idea of metamorphosis itself also… Read More »

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This Magic: The Gathering Cosplay Is Lit

July 4, 2017 AT 5:00 pm This Magic: The Gathering Cosplay Is Lit Magic: The Gathering’s Chandra is all about pyromancy. Fire spells are her specialty, so it’s only appropriate that her hair is fiery. Cosplayer Chuel Cosplay made a costume based on the art of the character depicted on Magic cards and went the… Read More »

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Writing Hacks: America’s 100 Other Declarations of Independence

July 4, 2017 AT 5:06 pm Writing Hacks: America’s 100 Other Declarations of Independence Language is a technology. It’s a particularly strange one that’s made of squiggles and sounds and maps of meaning, but like any other technology, it’s hackable. So’s writing. One of the great secrets of writers is drafts. Nobody sees a first… Read More »

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Citizen Engineer in summer issue of 2600 @2600 #CitizenEngineer #2600

July 4, 2017 AT 1:31 pm Citizen Engineer in summer issue of 2600 @2600 #CitizenEngineer #2600 The new issue of 2600 is out, summer 2017 – 2600: The Hacker Quarterly. It’s on making its way to newsstands, subscribers and on Kindle/Nook, etc. It’s currently available in the Google Play Newsstand. The summer issue features an… Read More »

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360 Video ‘How to Make an Igloo’

July 4, 2017 AT 1:37 pm 360 Video ‘How to Make an Igloo’ In this timelapse-360 video an igloo is built on the tundra outside Kangiqsujuaq, Quebec, Canada, near the Hudson Strait. Simple gestures like “Where shall I put my knife while I do this other task? Oh I’ll just stab it in the side… Read More »

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Cosplay Interview with NTG Cosplay

July 4, 2017 AT 2:00 pm Cosplay Interview with NTG Cosplay Nick Fury, Marvel Comics NTG Cosplay has been making costumes since 2011. He’s gone from putting together costumes based on items he had on hand, to crafting armor, to using LEDs — he’s continually challenging himself. He told Adafruit about his costume history and… Read More »

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Buoyed Pool Ball Installation Decorates the Venetian Lagoon #ArtTuesday

July 4, 2017 AT 2:00 pm Buoyed Pool Ball Installation Decorates the Venetian Lagoon #ArtTuesday We’re loving this playful installation from Otto Vincze featured on designboom. hungarian artist otto vincze’s latest spectacle-centred temporary spatial installation, ‘river-pool – giudecca’ aims to playfully enrich the venetian lagoon with its colourful pool balls. the spherical fender buoys, transformed… Read More »

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The FAA drone registry and model airplanes

July 4, 2017 AT 10:07 am The FAA drone registry and model airplanes The FAA drone registry has left the building – sUAS News – The Business of Drones. The court’s decision invalidated the registration requirement as it applies to certain model aircraft that meet the definitional and operational requirements provided in section 336 of… Read More »

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The Birth of the Camera Phone from Conscious Minds #ArtTuesday

July 4, 2017 AT 11:00 am The Birth of the Camera Phone from Conscious Minds #ArtTuesday From Conscious Minds on vimeo via No Film School: On June 11th, 1997, Philippe Kahn created the first camera phone solution to share pictures instantly on public networks. The impetus for this invention was the birth of Kahn’s daughter,… Read More »

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How the bendy straw was invented #MakerEducation

July 4, 2017 AT 12:00 pm How the bendy straw was invented #MakerEducation Fun new lesson from Jessica Oreck up on TED-Ed. Today, Americans use an estimated 500 million drinking straws every day. But where did the idea for this beloved utensil come from? In the twelfth installment of our ‘Moments of Vision’ series, Jessica… Read More »

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American Identities: A New Look #ArtTuesday #Americana #4thofJuly

July 4, 2017 AT 1:00 pm American Identities: A New Look #ArtTuesday #Americana #4thofJuly In celebration of the 4th of July why not take in some American art? This exhibit is at the Brooklyn Museum and has free admission. Viewing hours are Wednesday through Sunday 11am – 6pm. Via NYC-Arts: This major installation of more… Read More »

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Goldfish Bashes Tiny Furniture with a Hammer #ArtTuesday

July 4, 2017 AT 7:17 am Goldfish Bashes Tiny Furniture with a Hammer #ArtTuesday via HYPERALLERGIC Art, as we know, is here to pose metaphysical questions about the nature of life and meaning. But also, it is sometimes here to ask: What happens if you give a fish a hammer? It’s important, in these trying… Read More »

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A 3D Printed Alternative to Traditional Tattoos

July 4, 2017 AT 8:00 am A 3D Printed Alternative to Traditional Tattoos Via Core77 Project “Metamorphosis” explores the feasibility of using 3D printing technology to develop a tattoo design which is not only used for decorative purposes, but engages the tactile sense as well. The concept of a three-dimensional “tattoo” is based on the… Read More »

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Meet the Computer Scientist You Should Thank For Your Smartphone’s Weather App #MakerEducation

July 4, 2017 AT 9:00 am Meet the Computer Scientist You Should Thank For Your Smartphone’s Weather App #MakerEducation Great piece from SmithsonianMag highlighting the female computer scientists who made important contributions to weather technology. One of the most important breakthroughs in weather forecasting took place in the spring of 1950, during an experiment at… Read More »

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An Iconic Icon Costume

July 4, 2017 AT 9:00 am An Iconic Icon Costume Redditor Naa2078 went heroic for his first ever cosplay: he turned himself into Icon. The Milestone Comics character featured in stories published by DC Comics and was an alien with abilities including strength and invulnerability. Naa2078 shared some build notes for the costume on Reddit,… Read More »

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