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A Friendly Reminder That You Might Be In Danger

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Product recalls are one of those things that most people don’t pay attention to until things get really bad. If it’s serious enough for somebody to get …

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DIY Geiger Counter Is Sure To Generate Clicks

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On the outside, a Geiger counter seems like a complicated thing. And you might think a device that detects a dangerous, mostly invisible threat like radiation …

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Old Chainsaw Repurposed For Kitchen Use

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There are many ways to keep critical appliances running during a power outage. Maybe a UPS for a computer, a set of solar panels to charge …

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Tiny Two-Legged PCB Robot | Hackaday

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YouTuber and electronics engineer Carl Bugeja has a knack for finding creative uses for flexible PCBs. For the past year, he has been experimenting with PCB motors, …

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Milspec Teardown: ID-2124 Howitzer Data Display

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It’s time once again for another installment in “Milspec Teardown”, where we get to see what Uncle Sam spends all those defense dollars on. Battle hardened …

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Life At JPL Hack Chat

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Join us on Wednesday, August 21st at noon Pacific for the Life at JPL Hack Chat with Arko! There’s a reason why people use “rocket science” …

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DIY Gimbal For The Raspberry Pi Camera

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If one wants a stabilized video feed from a drone, a gimbal setup is the way to go. However, the cheaper offerings are all rather similar, …

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Apollo’s PLSS And The Science Of Keeping Humans Alive In Space

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Ever since humans came up with the bright idea to explore parts of the Earth which were significantly less hospitable to human life than the plains …

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Warshipping: A Free Raspberry Pi In The Mail Is Not Always A Welcome Gift

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Leading edge computer security is veiled in secrecy — a world where novel attacks are sprung on those who do not yet know what they need …

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The Thermochromic Display You Didn’t Know You Needed

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We love unique ways of displaying data here at Hackaday, and this ingenious thermochromic display created by Moritz v. Sivers more than fits the bill. Using …