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Turn Your Smartphone Into a Digital Microscope!

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Digital Microscope!

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What Started Out as a Tiny, Boring Balcony Soon Became a Private Paradise It started out as an ordinary balcony. Their Spanish apartment was three floors up from the road, and offered virtually no privacy. It was a tiny little balcony to begin with, but why not take full advantage of it? This couple decided to give their balcony an incredible makeover. Not only are they no longer on full display whenever they are seated outside, but they also have shade, a wind blocker, and a pretty awesome hangout spot!

What Can You Do With A Slide Rule? Peter Alfeld, --- Department of Mathematics, --- College of Science --- University of Utah There was a time when electronic calculators did not yet exist. This did not stop us from doing complicated things, like going to the moon, figuring out the double helix, or designing the Boeing 747. In those days, when we needed to compute things, we used slide rules which are marvelous and beautiful instruments! There are many pages about slide rules on the web, and you can still buy brand new slide rules (40 years old but never used, and still in their factory supplied box) in various places. The purpose of this particular and quite idiosyncratic slide rule page is to describe common scales used on slide rules, and the kind of mathematical expressions that could be evaluated with those scales.

Kubrick speaks in regard to 'The Shining' Michel Ciment: In several of your previous films you seem to have had a prior interest in the facts and problems which surround the story -- the nuclear threat, space travel, the relationship between violence and the state -- which led you to Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange. In the case of The Shining, were you attracted first by the subject of ESP, or just by Stephen King's novel? Stanley Kubrick: I've always been interested in ESP and the paranormal. In addition to the scientific experiments which have been conducted suggesting that we are just short of conclusive proof of its existence, I'm sure we've all had the experience of opening a book at the exact page we're looking for, or thinking of a friend a moment before they ring on the telephone.

The Big Android Dictionary: A Glossary of Terms You Should Know The Big Android Dictionary: A Glossary of Terms You Should Know Android comprises an entire ecosystem of apps, games, functions, and features, so it would only make sense that it has its own lexicon. Words, phrases, and acronyms that didn't exist 7 years ago are now used in an off-the-cuff style by developers and support technicians across the web. As the platform matures, this list of unique Android words continues to evolve, which makes it hard to stay on top of the latest terminology. But breaking things down into simple terms is what we do best here at Gadget Hacks, so below, we'll cover all of the latest Android lingo in layman's terms. Hint: If you're looking to define a specific term, use the "Find" function in your browser (Ctrl + F or Command + F) to jump right to it.

18 Creatively Genius Ways to Upgrade Your Home 18 Creatively Genius Ways to Upgrade Your Home 18 Creatively Genius Ways to Upgrade Your Home Style Home Design momog30 for Different Solutions Is your home lacking organization, creativity and innovation? Slowing This page details the use of Epson^ InkJet printers with pigment based inks to feed and directly print resist patterns to copper clad printed circuit board stock, ready for etching. Once you can feed the PCB through the printer for etch resist, you can then feed it back through the printer for solder mask (yes! Several people report that it works quite well!) and for a component "silk-screen".

What is Augmented Reality? What is AR? The process of superimposing digitally rendered images onto our real-world surroundings, giving a sense of an illusion or virtual reality. Recent developments have made this technology accessible using a smartphone. 600 Social Media Network Sites on one page 600 Social Media Network Sites on one page A social networking service or social media network is a platform to build social networks or social relations among people who share interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections. A social network service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his social links, and a variety of additional services. Social networks are web-based services that allow individuals to create a public profile, to create a list of users with whom to share connections, and view and cross the connections within the system. Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites (sep 2014)

23 Creative Ways To Hide The Eyesores In Your Home And Make It Look Better Interior design is always awesome to read and think about, but what about those of us who already have homes or don’t have the money to spend on grandiose and fantastic remodeling projects? Here are a couple of brilliant ideas that will hide some of the common everyday eyesores your home may have and make it look like something right out of a furniture catalog. The cool thing about these ideas is that many of them are all about both keeping things neat and maximizing limited space. As more and more people pile into cities, the efficient use of space becomes more and more important, which a lot of these mods do. This can involve either clever hiding and storage solutions or creatively re-purposed surfaces – like the blackboard refrigerator.

Electronics Tech Tips When working with SMT components, a solder-paste silk screen method plus a good baking in a special oven to make the paste flow works best. But for most of us working on small projects with a limited budget, angel hair solder and a fine tip iron that is ESD safely grounded is the way to go. Those new to SMD components may struggle with "tomb stoning," which happens when one end of the component is soldered and the other end pops up in the air. Here's an easy solution. What is PBL? Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. In Gold Standard PBL, projects are focused on student learning goals and include Essential Project Design Elements: Key Knowledge, Understanding, and Success Skills - The project is focused on student learning goals, including standards-based content and skills such as critical thinking/problem solving, communication, collaboration, and self-management. Challenging Problem or Question - The project is framed by a meaningful problem to solve or a question to answer, at the appropriate level of challenge. Sustained Inquiry - Students engage in a rigorous, extended process of asking questions, finding resources, and applying information.