MAKE Volume 26: Combination Lock Made from Money In each issue of MAKE magazine (since Volume 10), columnist Tom Parker offers a new installation of Make Money, where he shows you examples of how “Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.” Tom has covered mouse traps to eye glasses to an abacus, and in the latest issue, Volume 26, he’s outdone himself with an awesomely complex combination lock made out of 5 quarters, 2 half-dollars, and a penny (plus an assortment of scrap metal, nuts, and bolts. A combination drawer lock bought online can run between $15 and $20, but Tom’s money-made version came out to about $2.26. The following images from the column show a head-on view, disassembled view, and a side view: Check out the full details in the Tom’s column on pages 146 and 147 of MAKE Volume 26.
Edward Snowden: The Internet Is Broken In 2013, a now-infamous government contractor named Edward Snowden shined a stark light on our vulnerable communications infrastructure by leaking 10,000 classified U.S. documents to the world. One by one, they detailed a mass surveillance program in which the National Security Administration and others gathered information on citizens — via phone tracking and tapping undersea Internet cables. Three years after igniting a controversy over personal privacy, public security, and online rights that he is still very much a part of, Snowden spoke with Popular Science in December 2015 and shared his thoughts on what's still wrong and how to fix it.
Inspiration Mars Foundation Inspiration Mars Foundation is an American non-profit organization founded by Dennis Tito which aims to launch a manned mission to flyby Mars in January 2018. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] The foundation claims that space exploration provides a catalyst for growth, national prosperity, knowledge and global leadership. By taking advantage of this window of opportunity, the Inspire Mars Foundation intends to revitalize interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics ( STEM ) education. Mission [ edit ] Approximate Inspiration Mars Trajectory (not to scale) Artist's Concept of Inspiration Mars Capsule and Hab.
moonhoax by Donald E. Simanek Sir William Herschel (1738-1822) was a first rate astronomer. Missions Skip to main content NASA Missions Loading ... Historic Missions › NASA History › NASA Milestones › Historic Calendar Alphabetical List of Missions 100 Websites You Should Know and Use Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hliziﬁkh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike. But you won’t find these words in George R.
Artificial Intelligence in Social Media: What AI Knows About You, and What You Need to Know For the 1964 World Fair, science fiction author Isaac Asimov wrote an article for the New York Times, envisioning what the exhibits at the event would look like in fifty years’ time. Asimov’s predictions were scrutinized and used in numerous think pieces and tech forecasts of 2014, the year that marked the passing of the five decades since the article’s publish date. Since a large body of Asimov’s work concerned itself with human relationship with artificial intelligence, much attention was focused on the following quote: “If machines are that smart today, what may not be in the works 50 years hence? It will be such computers, much miniaturized, that will serve as the “brains” of robots.” Most writers summarized that, while the closest we have to an android housekeeper is a Roomba, Asimov was right to draw the parallel between brains and computers.
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