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STS-119: A Mission in Pictures →
If this isn’t one of the most breathtaking space pictures ever, I don’t know what is…
Diesel, Made Simply From Coffee Grounds (Ah, the... →
In research that touches on two of Americans’ great obsessions — coffee and cars — scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno, have made diesel fuel from used coffee grounds…
Arduino Mega: bigger, more powerful, still blue. →
We’re happy to announce the release of the Arduino Mega, a larger, more powerful Arduino board. It’s based on the on the ATmega1280, which has 128 KB of Flash (program) memory, 8 KB of RAM, and 4 KB of EEPROM. The board has 54 digital pins (of which 14 provide PWM output), 16 analog inputs, 4 hardware serial ports, I2C, and all other goodness you expect from an Arduino board. The...
YouTube - STS-119 Space Shuttle Fly Around ISS →
(via Zeppelins Resurrected - KQED QUEST Television Story)
Makers meet up in Newcastle →
A remotely-controlled horse that breathes fire, programmable home robots, one of the UK’s first ever case mods and some DIY multi-touch interfaces…
Google Earth Mars Update - Live Imagery from... →
his new layer includes two sub-layers which show the most current imagery from two Mars orbiters: THEMIS and HiRES. NASA worked with Google to streamline their processing of imagery so that you can see the latest imagery from these satellites in as little as a few hours from when the imagery was received by NASA.
Building the LEGO Millennium Falcon on Vimeo (via Vimeo)
Worldwide cellphone use hits 60 percent →
According to a wide-ranging United Nations report, around six in ten people across the globe now use mobile phones…