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Fifth grade girl builds portable, solar powered tiny house thanks to YouTube tutorials

Fifth grade girl builds portable, solar powered tiny house thanks to YouTube tutorials In a video posted by popular tiny house YouTube channel relaxshacksDOTcom, Callie walks us through her hideaway, which she made for just $10 in addition to repurposed materials and supplies that were already in her dad's workshop.Some of the more impressive repurposed materials include a divider made out of an old TV that also serves as a method of warming water, and handles that make the whole thing portable made from an old walker.

What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years

What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years Thankfully, Raspberry Pi projects have gotten easier over the years.Before hobbyists latched onto the Raspberry Pi, it was a computer for learning how to code targeted mainly at kids.

Alexa Combined With an Animatronic Skull Is a Very Creepy Hack

Alexa Combined With an Animatronic Skull Is a Very Creepy Hack It’s an artificially intelligent animatronic skull telling you about the weather through a set of clacking teeth.To be a bit more specific, the answer is Project Yorick, a three-axis skull kit that’s been programmed to work with Amazon’s personal assistant, Alexa.

Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation

Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation Long before Breath of the Wild, there was The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.OOT had tons going for it, but the spell songs were definitely one of the things that made the game so memorable.

Hacked-together Lego Mindstorms bot kit brings science to a classroom near you

Hacked-together Lego Mindstorms bot kit brings science to a classroom near you Stanford researchers have hacked the Lego Mindstorms platform as a springboard to create a liquid-handling robotics kit, using inexpensive, off-the-shelf parts.” To fill that vacuum, the team created their own desktop liquid-handling robots that approach the performance of the far more costly automation systems found at universities and biotech labs, Riedel-Kruse said.

Definitely don't follow these steps to give your red iPhone 7 a black front

Definitely don't follow these steps to give your red iPhone 7 a black front If that means cracking open your brand new red iPhone 7, voiding the warranty and potentially breaking it?Because when it comes to replacing the white front on a red iPhone 7 with the much-cooler black bezel from a different phone there's really not that much of a choice.

10 seriously easy pranks for April Fools' Day

10 seriously easy pranks for April Fools' Day April Fools' Day is tomorrow, which mainly means one thing: you don't have much time to prepare.Just in case your creativity is running low, we've compiled a list of easy pranks literally anyone could pull off.

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' returns home in DIY homemade fashion

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' returns home in DIY homemade fashion Spider-Man swings through cardboard sets and miniature cities to prove that he's not a kid in this DIY, shot-for-shot remake of the Spider-Man Homecoming trailer—or Spider-Man HomeMADE trailer (see what we did there?).

Here's a DIY Szechuan McNugget sauce for all you desperate 'Rick and Morty' fans

Here's a DIY Szechuan McNugget sauce for all you desperate 'Rick and Morty' fans After the Season 3 premiere of Rick and Morty incepted the idea in everyone's heads, the demand for McDonald's Mulan Szechuan McNugget has skyrocketed.By like, 100%, probably.

This may be the most adorable computer we've ever seen

This may be the most adorable computer we've ever seen But here's a nostalgic effort that goes above and beyond: Developer Janis Hermanns built a Wi-FI enabled LEGO Macintosh Classic that runs Docker on a Raspberry Pi Zero with an e-paper display.(He detailed every step of the process in a blog post here, so you, too, can build your own.

Party Like It's 1990 With Mini LEGO Macintosh Classic

Party Like It's 1990 With Mini LEGO Macintosh Classic But that’s nothing compared to the Wi-Fi-enabled mini Macintosh Classic Jannis Hermanns built out of LEGO.7-inch e-paper display … and I immediately started building a little fitting prototype in LEGO.

The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Look Way Better With SNES-Themed Buttons

The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Look Way Better With SNES-Themed Buttons The Nintendo Switch grey Joy-Con controllers are pretty nondescript all by themselves, but you can throw a few SNES-themed buttons on there to spice things up if you’re brave enough.YouTuber JordiPower decided he didn’t want to wait for Nintendo to release its own SNES-themed buttons for the Switch and so went ahead and inserted his own.

These hyperrealistic handmade dogs will bend your mind

These hyperrealistic handmade dogs will bend your mind Much wow.These felt doggos appear to have pulled the wool over our eyes.

This guy built his own iPhone by buying parts in China

This guy built his own iPhone by buying parts in China Eventually, albeit with a few hiccups, he was able to build a completely functional iPhone.More important, however, iPhone 7 parts are harder to come by in the markets.

How to keep your Easter egg decorating on trend this year

How to keep your Easter egg decorating on trend this year If you're looking to move beyond the standard solid-color dye job this Easter, consider incorporating current #trends into your egg decorating plans.Coachella is on the horizon, so make sure your egg is prepared.

Genius pet owner turned old school TV into posh dog bed

Genius pet owner turned old school TV into posh dog bed A very good dog deserves a very good bed, not the boring ones you can buy at a pet store.To treat his pups, Jonathan and his wife turned an old-school television into a luxury dog bed that's straight out of any pup's dreams.