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Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome
Beautiful Shots Of Clone Trooper Action Figures IRL This is a photographic series by Malaysian photographer Zahir Batin of clone trooper toys doing their thing in real life. It's reminiscent of this photo series of how stormtroopers spend their day off. If I was a clone trooper, you know what I would do in my spare time? Kill Darth Vader. Then I would be a rebel hero and, hopefully, be rewarded with the most beautiful Ewok bride in the whole treehouse village.

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How to make a DIY home alarm system with a raspberry pi and a webcam Step #1: Make your webcam stealth I wanted to hide the camera in an inconspicuous place outside my door, so I removed the webcam’s casing. The Logitech C270 is a really good choice for this project as (1) it is 100% compatible with pi, (2) it has a really good 720p HD resolution and (3) it is very very small. Here’s how to make the camera ‘stealthy’:

Microsoft Tag passes 5 billion tag marker Microsoft have announced that the month of March accumulated the highest amount of tags scanned, since the launch of the mobile tagging service in January 2009. The software giant has printed more than five 5 billion tags in the two years, with a staggering 3 billion served in the last six months alone. March had the greatest number of Tag scans since Tag launched in January 2009, with more than 50 percent more scans than any other month to date.The number of scans per month has doubled over the past three months, and the number of users per month has increased 2.5 times in that same time frame.Three billion Tags were printed during the past six months alone, and 5 billion Tags have been printed since Microsoft Tag’s January 2009 launch.Publishing continues to lead among top industries adopting Tag, with retail scenarios and entertainment holding the second and third positions, respectively.

I have exclusive invites for TouchOfModern.com, daily sales of modern designs +-0 Humidifier Version 3 by Naoto Fukasawa Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen Therm-O by Manuel Desrochers NEA Intimate Massager by Lelo QLOCKTWO W by Biegert & Funk Creative Nerd AWESOME This article features a huge amount of Photoshop web design tutorials, which will teach you simple effects which can be combined together in order to create a great website design. Theses tutorials are perfect for first time Photoshop users because there short and sweet. I hope you enjoy the article and feel free to leave a comment below. 1) Carbon Fiber Layout

Download Squad Notational Velocity ALT, the supremo Mac note-taking tool, goes 1.0 by Jason Clarke on December 12, 2010 at 02:24 PM It's no secret that Notational Velocity is my favorite Mac note-taking application. Why You Should Learn To Code (And How To Actually Do It) In the Lost Interview with Steve Jobs, Apple’s co-founder said, “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.” I like to think of coding as applied math and sciences because it teaches us an iterative approach to solving problems and testing out our ideas. While I don’t consider myself a coder, apart from HMTL/CSS I don’t code in my daily work, I did find that learning the basics of how to code on CodeAcademy has done wonders for improving my problem solving skills. Now that software is eating the world by automating all kinds of routine jobs, the basic knowledge of how lines of code create the digital worlds we explore every day is becoming a fundamental digital literacy. Coding isn’t particularly easy to learn but that’s exactly why it’s so valuable. Watch the video below to discover why coding is the new “superpower” that isn’t being taught in in 90% of schools.

iPad danger: app v. web, consumer v. creator « BuzzMachine I tweeted earlier that after having slept with her (Ms. iPad), I woke up with morning-after regrets. She’s sweet and pretty but shallow and vapid. Cute line, appropriate for retweets. But as my hangover settles in, I realize that there’s something much more basic and profound that worries me about the iPad — and not just the iPad but the architecture upon which it is built. I see danger in moving from the web to apps. The iPad is retrograde.

updates from the arts – installations, sculpture, photography, illustration and visual curiosity nov 22, 2014 the explicit connotations are evident as the sculptural wearables seek to covey their primary function as » 177 shares nov 21, 2014 3D , illusions etc.. Zydonia Beach Released onto the world at Christmas 2003, Zydonia Beach was an 'update' of the old Rororer Island series. It was created with the fantastic ArtGem paint package, over a period of about 6 months. The original size of the picture was a massive 1900*1400 pixels, so I've cut it down for web viewing. If you click the picture, you can see the massive 1900*1400 PNG version. Enjoy!

How To: DIY $10 Macro Photo Studio Today we are going to learn how to build a DIY light tent for product photography, for next to zero cost. Even saying it costs "$10" is a bit of a stretch, because you can probably build this mostly for free. The ten dollars assumes you cannot scrounge a cardboard box and some white tissue paper you have saved in the gift-wrap supplies box. You can get this stuff at an office supply store, but it is more fun to scrounge. Christopher Columbus was awful (but this other guy was not) Sources: All of the information in this essay came from A People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn, and Lies My Teacher Told Me, by James W. Loewen, both of which uses primary sources such as eyewitness accounts, journal entries, and letters from Christopher Columbus himself. A very important note about Bartolomé de las Casas and the African slave trade

Microsoft Considers Buying Adobe To Fight Apple Microsoft and Adobe held high level meetings to talk about how to slow Apple's momentum in the mobile market, Nick Bilton at the New York Times reports. One option for the companies, according to Bilton: Microsoft would acquire Adobe. We're not sure how that would help. Anybody have any thoughts?

Amazing Pencil Art “Graphite realism” is the best term to describe Armin Mersmann‘s artwork. His drawings look very similar to photographs. Notes about the artist (from bio): Armin Mersmann was born in Remscheid, Germany in 1955. In1962, along with his parents he immigrated to the United States.

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