There are tons of great retro game emulators for the Android platform, put using the touch screen as a game controller is a lackluster solution. This fun electronics hack turns an old Game Boy into a case/controller for your phone.
Windows comes prepackaged with a ton of handy run-dialog shortcuts to help you launch apps and tools right from the run box; is it possible to add in your own custom shortcuts?
With low-power standby modes and stable operating systems, it’s easier than ever to go days (if not weeks or months) without rebooting your computer. Is it still necessary to perform a full shut down?
If you’ve ever wondered how actors can get bottles smashed over their head and crash through windows with little harm, wonder no more: it’s fake glass made from sugar. Read on to see how you can, with a little at ...
The problem with thermal cameras is that even the low end ones can cost over $10,000. This clever DIY hack, however, makes it easy to create detailed thermal photographs with your digital camera and some inexpensive parts.
If Santa put a new DSLR under your Christmas tree this year and you’re looking for a project you can use your old one for, this full-spectrum conversion tutorial is a great way to expand how much of the spectrum your camera can capture.
We love the complex creations LEGO fans make to honor their favorite scenes from movies and this one is no exception; the level of detail in this Fifth Element-inspired diorama is impressive.
A density column is a stack of varying-density liquids in a glass container which showcases how the different densities separate into distinct layers. Check out this video to see how to create a simple 5-layer column.
Batch files are a handy way to execute a series of commands in Windows, but is there anyway to run them invisibly in the background? Read on find out how.
There’s more than one way to peel a banana it would seem and, courtesy of some high speed photography, we get to see how you can get the job done with a bullet.
The rain is pouring down and you’re trying to stay as dry as possible moving from point A to point B. Do you walk or run? Minute Physics picks apart the dilemma.
Take a look at the guts of the tiny and bright Kindle Paperwhite to see how Amazon packed in a well illuminated front-lit screen, a high-capacity battery, and the hardware to run the ebook reader in such a small space.
When it comes to last minute made scientist holiday experiments, we’re hard pressed to think of one more novel than turning an air hose and bacon into a high-intensity flame lance.