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Electrical engineer creates "Frankenkindle" for sister with Cerebral Palsy – New Tech Gadgets & Electronic DevicesBack in March, an electrical engineer named Glenn decided to embark on a project to help his sister. Glenn’s sister has Cerebral Palsy which is a physical disability that most commonly affects motor control. This makes it rather difficult to use modern electronics due to their tiny buttons and sensitive touch interfaces.
Another Perfect Measure One of the secrets to great cooking is to measure out the ingredients as accurately as possible. While dry ingredients are not so much of a pain, it’s the liquids that make me quiver. Handy Meter is a digital measure that goes around the faucet mouth or spouts of bottles and jugs, to pour out the right amount of liquid. It does away with the need for a measuring jar, hence increasing the accuracy. I suppose it has an inbuilt mechanism that terminates the flow of liquid, once the desired amount has been poured.
We’re nuts for nuts. Is there a more versatile and inexpensive DIY component than a hex nut from the hardware store? You can imagine our excitement when we first discovered Philip Crangi’s Giles & Brother Hex Collection . Honestly, nuts braided into jewelry is WTF genius! With a few items that we always seem to have lying around, we tackled the technique and made our own spine-like braided hex nut wrap bracelet. You’ll need: 3 strands of cotton butcher’s twine cut into one yard pieces 18 small brass hex nuts a bit of dexterity!
When a statement is considered true because it's made by someone who is considered an "authority" on the topic. Structure: Source A says that "Q" is true. Source A is authoritative. Therefore, "Q" is true. Example: "My doctor says taking St John's Wart everyday will make me less depressed.
<img src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/gadgetlab/2010/12/cardshark.jpeg" alt="" title="chaise lounge" width="660" height="510" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-55656" /> I’m predisposed to love the CardSharp, just because of its name. I’m no big stickler for the use of “correct” English, but when the meanings of words drift we often lose very useful expressions. “Infer” is often used to mean “imply”, for example, and “random” is currently mangled to mean “unexpected”.