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The Shuttle/The Glider The Balance Controller Computer Scanner Rack Printer The Glider is wound up, The Shuttle is at the right position. The Shuttle moves to the left. The Glider winds down until it touches the book. The Shuttles moves to the right. The Glider, touching the book, filps the... Read more »

I love the people at Make and what they’ve done for the DIY community, so I jumped at the chance to guest blog here. Just a quick introduction: I’m a hacker who loves how to understand how things work inside & out. At my job, I design electronic systems; at... Read more »

Check out this wonderfully disturbing piece by Jon Beinart! Via the AntiCraft Read more »

The History of Visual Communication… This website attempts to walk you through the long and diverse history of a particular aspect of human endeavour: The translation of ideas, stories and concepts that are largely textual and/or word based into a visual format, i.e. visual communication. Wikipedia defines visual communication as:... Read more »

If you missed December’s biggest full moon of 2008, tonight will be the biggest full moon of 2009. NASA has a nice article about it. Johannes Kepler explained the phenomenon 400 years ago. The Moon’s orbit around Earth is not a circle; it is an ellipse, with one side 50,000... Read more »

Lifehacker’s Adam Pash wrote a guide for testing the Windows 7 beta on a machine already running XP or Vista. It walks you though adjusting the partition size of your current OS so you can test the new system out without dumping your current setup. Before you can get started,... Read more »

Designing CO2 cars is a project for many middle school technology and science classes. The projects gives an opportunity for students to get hands on experience with the Design Process, working with tools and materials, and design and build for aerodynamics and manufacture a vehicle that can go very fast... Read more »

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