Awesome Photo of the International Space Station Over a Full Moon

Moving at 27,600 km/h the International Space Station orbits Earth every 90 minutes or so, making it relatively easy to spot the spacecraft. Dedicated websites and apps make visible passes incredibly easy to view, but seeing the ISS cross the moon is a whole nother story; let alone a full moon. In the case of […]

The MagPi Issue 35 – out now! #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Check out the latest issue of The MagPi here! Featured in The MagPi Issue 35: Amazing Raspberry Pi projects 10 imaginative creations that innovate and inspire Making games on Pi (the easy way) Introducing Pygame Zero: Making games has never been easier The making of VideoCore The Raspberry Pi engineering team reveals all 22 pages […]

Homemade PC Foot Pedal (USB or DB-9 Ports)

Have you ever wished you had a 3rd hand, and a 4th, and a 5th? A foot pedal is a handy device when you type the lyrics of a song for example or to turn the pages of the sheet music while practising your guitar. You can also generate keystrokes as if from a keyboard. […]

Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial – A Guide To VFD Displays

… + A little bit about VFDsDo you (still) remember the display of your old CD player, HiFi system or car radio? Have you ever noticed the displays used at your local supermarket that shows you the scanned item and the price of it?These displays have a characteristic beautiful bright blue-green col…By: Kesselwagen Continue Reading […]

#3DPrinted Hovercraft #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Jetpilot212 shares: Hovercraft has two motors rotating in opposite directions to minimize the torque. Now it can float on land and on the water without any problems. It can also carry up to 500 grams and the operating time is 8-9 minutes. download the files: http://ift.tt/1NAohUM Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY […]

Open Source Kinect stand-alone 3D Scanner #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Hackaday posted about this great project from Mario Lukas on hackaday.io. Check out more info on the project here. Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code […]

Maple Seed Inspired Drone Takes Flight #Biomimicry

It’s easy to see how the whimsical spiraling journey a maple leaf takes when it falls from it’s branch inspired this drone’s design. via treehugger DARPA’s maple seed-inspired drone has taken flight, and can be remote controlled to fly around the room, even do vertical take-offs, while spinning just like a maple seed. The trick […]

Turn Your iMac Box into an Incredible Drawbot

It’s a shame to toss out those beautiful boxes Apple products come in. The Apple iMac computer in particular comes in a big, gorgeous box made of quality cardboard that’s just begging to be repurposed into something great. James Coleman, founder of the design group ParaPractice, saw a discarded iMac […] Read more on MAKE […]

Laser Cut SphereBot

The concept of the SphereBot (or Egg-Bot) is really neat and innovative. For those of you who do not know, the SphereBot is a device that uses ordinary pens (sharpies, Rose Art markers, etc.) to draw on round objects. These can be anything, from ping pong balls, to golf balls, and even eggs. Ve…By: Electr0nicsGeek […]

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Jukebox Any Non-Geek Can Use

You have a ton of options for accessing your computer’s music library from your stereo, but most require a bit of technical know-how to actually use. You can build a jukebox with a Raspberry Pi, a tiny micro-computer, that anyone can use, even if they don’t know what a Raspberry Pi is. Read more… from […]