In the SoundCloud app, when you find an awesome song, you can build off of it by creating one killer music station that will give you like-minded songs you might not have ever discovered otherwise. And finding cool new songs and artists isn't the only reason to create a SoundCloud station — it's a great opportunity to set the tone of your workday or your party without ever worrying about the music ending.
How To: Turn Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 into a Personal Ambient Weather Station with These Apps & Widgets
The majority of Android devices have built-in sensors underneath the hood that measure motion, position, and several environmental parameters that provide data needed to monitor your movements and adjust accordingly.
The International Space Station is a habitable man-made satellite currently in orbit around the Earth. Launched in 1998, the ISS is used mainly as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory where astronauts perform experiments in large variety of fields, including biology and physics. In order to be hospitable for crew members and scientists, the ISS needs energy. To do this, the station uses its solar panels to capture rays of sun and power the station up. In order to garner th...
What's nice about Minecraft 1.3 is that it makes minecart stations so simple. Before, you needed redstone and buttons and powered rails in order to make a good minecart station. Now you hardly need anything at all! That said, if you want to be snazzy, all of the minecart stations we covered in this earlier article are still completely functional. You may also want to check out this article on how to make empty minecarts come back to you, if you want some extra bells and whistles.
Okay, I have a confession to make. I'm not a real New Yorker. I'm from the land of southern hospitality and steaks bigger than your newborn: Texas. I don't know how to hail a taxi yet, and I still smile at strangers on the street. I'm slowly learning how to fit in, but one thing I still haven't mastered is the New York City subway system. Every day, I struggle to determine where to find my train and how to stand on it without falling over. Fortunately, Google Maps appears to be making some of...
I listen to Pandora as I slowly drift off to sleep, so why not have the popular music app wake me up as well? Pandora only recently introduced the Alarm Clock feature on iOS, and now they've brought that same feature to Android—only it's better.
How To: Know Exactly When You Can Spot the International Space Station at Home with NASA Text Alerts
The International Space Station is one of the brightest objects in the night sky when it can be seen. If you know when and where to look, you can even see it from your house. It looks more or less like a really fast-moving plane—so fast, actually, that it's only visible from a specific place for a few minutes at a time. But now you don't have to do a ton of mathematical equations or rely solely on luck to spot the ISS at night. NASA just launched a program called Spot the Station that sends y...
The new Samsung Galaxy S4 has something no other phone has ever had before—weather sensors. Older devices like the Galaxy Nexus, S3, Note, and Note 2 do have a atmospheric pressure sensor, aka a barometer. However, they do not have a thermometer or hygrometer like the GS4 does, which measures ambient temperature and humidity.
Video: . Piano cover and tutorial for "Embers" song from "The Midsummer Station" album performed by "Owl City". This tutorial is created by Pianocrumbs and available online for playing and learning. How to Play Embers by Owl City - Interactive Piano Tutorial.
Have you ever wanted the perfect radio station for an artist, genre, or even one to match your mood? Luckily, Google Play Music has an extensive radio feature that takes you exactly where you and your friends want to go for a quiet brunch, or a neighbors-banging-on-the-walls dance party.
How to Hack Radio Frequencies: Building a Radio Listening Station to Decode Digital Audio & Police Dispatches
On April 7, 2017, residents in Dallas, Texas, woke to the sound of emergency sirens blaring all over the city. No one could shut them off, and after repeated efforts to contain the situation, the city had to shut down the entire system. While the media reported a sophisticated computer hack was responsible, the truth was much less high-tech.
I get advice from my friends on a lot of things in life—cool video games, movie reviews, and feedback on my choices in women. Friends can be very helpful in filtering out some of the excess noise and are more likely to give you suggestions you can relate to.
Most of us have a designated spot where we like to charge our devices, but no one likes to look at a giant, tangled mess of cords. That's why inductive chargers are so awesome. They allow for wireless charging, and are a lot easier on the eyes. But what if you don't even want to leave the charging module sitting out? This relatively simple hack by YouTube user lobbamobba lets you hide the charging module inside a nightstand or other piece of furniture so that you can juice up your device with...
Inductive charging has been around since the days of Nikola Tesla, but it has yet to be integrated into a lot of popular devices. This is partially because it's slower and more expensive than methods that involve direct contact.
Back in the '80s, recording live radio was as simple as popping a cassette tape into your boombox and pressing the record button. While we've come along way with regard to accessing radio stations thanks to websites and apps that stream live broadcasts over the internet, it's no longer quite as easy to record.
Inhabiting the microgravity environment on the cusp of the world's atmosphere has to be filled with some of the most unique experiences in the world. Astronauts eat, sleep, and work just as we do, except that their lives are filled with the added dangers of extreme temperatures and possible life-threatening malfunctions, all while being 240 miles up in the sky. Well, now's your chance to ask a handful of astronauts anything you ever wanted to know about life on the International Space Station.
Video: . Connect a piano keyboard or start playing on your computer keyboard right away! Practice one hand at a time, change playback speed, transpose to a different key, create loops to repeat, track your progress and much more. How to Play Silhouette by Owl City - Interactive Piano Tutorial.
With Chromecast-capable applications slowly seeping into the market, it's difficult to find useful ones that we might use on a daily basis.
If you've spent most of your life in one geographic location, you're probably pretty familiar with the weather there (unless you're a hermit). If you live in a tropical climate (and haven't done much traveling), maybe you've never even seen snow.
Sometimes the hardest part about getting your minecart rolling is the beginning takeoff. Have you ever started a minecart on a hill, and then tried to jump into it as it started moving, only to fail and watch it slowly dwindle into the distance?
In Minecraft, one cool way of getting around those larger fortresses and bases is to set up a minecart. If you're looking for fun or efficient new ways of setting up your minecart station, adding booster carts to make it faster, and adding floor tile switches, check out this video series! There's a plethora of information in here that'll give you the inspiration to have more fun with your base building!
Stacking is not the sort of game that really emphasizes achievements, but if you want to make sure you find all the hidden dolls chasing the achievements is a good way to do it. This video will show you where to find all 19 dolls in the Train Station level and get the Doll Hobbyist achievement / trophy.
Start with a UHF or wireless TV transmitter (which you can easily get cheaply off Ebay or an electronics store), then pick what channel you want to broadcast to. Make your own news station, music show or anything else and start broadcasting!
CaptainDisillusion challenges the urban legend of a gas station ghost that's talked about by newcasts across the country. Find out the tricks or illusions of low quality video footage.
Want a great, inexpensive, 3D movie experience in your bedroom (and have an aversion to the perennial red/blue anaglyphic glasses)? Sean Hellfritsch from Encyclopedia Pictura shows how to make the Vizard, a home 3-D viewing station. This podcast from Wired Magazine is a creative and whimsical hack with both modern and nostalgic technology perfect for watching a flip book style movie in 3D. The Vizard is a polarized stereoscopic display. It's not a red or cyan filter. LED has a natural polariz...
Most people have tons of gadgets laying around the house these days, and they all need to be charged. Let the Wood Whisperer take you through the process of building a gadget station for all your favorite electronics. From laptops to cell phones, this gadget station will hold them all. Be sure to watch the entire 12-part tutorial from beginning to end for the whole experience.
Pandora is a fantastic website that will let you listen to music for free. One of the greatest features of the music service is the ability to create your own station so you can listen to your favorite songs and even discover music you'll like. This segment will walk you through the process of creating a Pandora station.
Replay AV is the newest software to come out for downloading steaming audio from the web. Replay AV allows you to download audio from different sources all over the web. You can even record radio broadcasts and set your account to record the station. This video will show you how to add a radio station to Replay AV.
Check this PopSci 5-Minute Project out to see how you can make your very own gadget charging station.
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to building a bbq grilling station. The tools needed are a measuring tape, square, hammer and chisel, safety glasses, a deadblow hammer and work gloves. Select the location and measure the dimensions of the grilling station. Draw a simple plan using "How-to sheet #290" as your guide. This project will require five basic block shapes; AB Corner block, AB York block, AB Dublin block, AB Wall cap and AB Post cap. Mark the location of the fi...
This is a video walkthrough of the ultra violent and gory game MadWorld, exclusively for the Nintendo Wii. Mahalo has produced this full walkthrough for MadWorld, complete with high-quality videos. The guide explains everything from the point system and basic combat techniques to complete boss strategies. Be sure to check it out for tips and strategies on leading Jack to blood-spattered victory.
This instructional video offers a description and overview of how to set up your own FM broadcast station. Operating from 88 MHz to 108 MHz. It describes how a FM transmitter works and how to make one. It presents a simple di-pole radio antenna for FM broadcasting and how to make one. And finally it explains how with theses two components one can set up their own station from anywhere. The video was made by Seth Gadsden in collaboration with Stephen Dunifer and Free Radio Berkeley.
November 29th marks the day of Nissan's triumph, not only as an automaker, but as an eco-friendly automaker. The new Nissan LEAF has won the 2011 European Car of the Year award, the first all-electric vehicle to be chosen for the award.
This level of Heavy Rain has you in the Lexington Station, where hopefully you can make it through the crowd without embarrassing yourself. Watch the full video walkthrough to see what happens, and how to continue on. See how to beat Chapter 2 - Lexington Station.
Minecraft presents a vast, seemingly never ending landscape for exploration. How do you cover all of that ground? This video will show you how to build a train station, including a minecart call button and automating station. Watch this video to learn how to make a minecart train station in Minecraft beta.
Watch this video to learn how to build a minecart station in your Minecraft world. This video will show you the right design to follow and the proper materials to use to craft a multi-directional minecart station in Minecraft beta.
In this free video keyboard lesson, you'll learn how to play Metro Station's "Kelsey" on the piano. While this lesson is geared toward beginners, intermediate and advanced players are certain to take something away as well. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "Kelsey" by Metro Station!
Project it! Sketch it! Perfect it! The Crayola Illumination Station is three great drawing tools in one! Use the light desk mode to trace one of the 10 cool background scenes-or create your own. Switch to projector mode and insert an image disc. Choose from 120 characters to project and trace into your design. Add color and shading to your creation with the included Mini Super Tip markers to complete your work. You can even detach the projector and use it as a flashlight! Includes Illuminatio...
This tutorial shows you how to create your own radio station with streaming music using Winamp, SHOUTcast plugin, and SHOUTcast server. Learn how to choose your music in Winamp and upload it to your own radio station on the SHOUTcast server.
WirelessZone shows you how to use the Droid multimedia station. The dock station comes with the cord and the plug. When you load your phone into the dock it goes into multimedia mode. On the multimedia home screen you have the time, the date, the temp, and the ability to play music, pictures, and a night light. When in the multimedia lock the phone operates like a desk clock. If you go to your pictures, you can cycle through them as you could with a digital picture frame. You also have an ala...