AdaFruit recently announced the PyBadge and the PyBadge LC (Low Cost), a single board computer with a 1.8" 160×128 color display, buzzer-speaker, and 8 silicone-top buttons arrange for handheld gaming. The video above shows the PyBadge in a 3D printed case designed by Pedro Ruiz.
Over at Instructables, attosa has posted instructions for making a lot of cool things, such as a gravity-defying ramen cake, a zombie Snow White cosplay costume, and homemade cleaning putty. She recently made a Popcorn Kernel Jar Diversion Safe. It looks like a plastic jar filled with popcorn kernels, but actually has a hollowed-out space… READ THE REST
Justin Fogarty generously gave step-by-step instructions for making a giant popsicle prop. I love the way the hot foam cutter carves through the insulation foam in the video. READ THE REST
The Adventure Playground in Berkeley, California was built by children in 1979. Take one look at the photos of the playground in all its haphazard glory, and you'll see why it's a helicopter parent's nightmare. It's a place for non-helicopter parents to let their kids run free and explore many painted wooden shacks and handmade… READ THE REST
How much of your Mac's storage space is actually stuff you use? Odds are good a significant portion of your hard drive is filled with untouched downloads, duplicate files, and apps you forgot existed. You may not have noticed it, but the gradual slowing of your computer could be due to all those files just sitting… READ THE REST
Personal hygiene is an essential part of self-care. Keeping your body clean and well-groomed not only makes you more pleasurable around, but it can actually help to keep you from getting sick. There are some interesting and downright bizarre products around to help with your personal hygiene, and perhaps none are more beneficial than an update to the time-honored… READ THE REST
It's summertime, and you know what that means? Unbearable heat waves are coming, and for some, they're already here! The only way for many people to sleep comfortably during the warmer months is by getting an air conditioner for their bedroom, but what about during the day when you need to cook in the kitchen or when you… READ THE REST