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Commentary Money

Entertainment shopping? Swoopo is a great cash generator

Swoopo TV auction screenshot
Swoopo TV auction screenshot

I found a new site last night that lured me in with low prices on nice items. However, after watching the site overnight, I can see that I will never bother bidding on any of these auctions, but there’s a great profit-generating machine behind these auctions you’ll be amazed to see.

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Commentary Electronics Retro Computing

Digital Apollo – the story of the first computers in space

Digital Apollo book covers the computer technology of the Apollo space missions
Digital Apollo book covers the computer technology of the Apollo space missions

Have you ever thought about how amazing it was when the Apollo space missions actually took someone to the moon considering that they didn’t have the fancy technology we have today? This book recounts the design and use of the on-board Apollo digital computers.

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Pinball

Pinball: How It’s Made

Stern's Lord of the Rings pinball backglass
Stern's Lord of the Rings pinball backglass

Ever wondered how a complex modern pinball machine is manufactured? How It’s Made will show you.

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Fun Stuff

$Lazy++; The world’s shortest escalator

Lazy
Lazy

Here’s a quickie post for ya. The worlds shortest escalator for the world’s laziest people. It travels a total of 834 mm (just under 33 inches) vertically. What were they thinking when they paid for this?

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Electronics

Add web access to your electronic projects and hacks

Add a web interface to your electronics projects easily and inexpensively
Add a web interface to your electronics projects easily and inexpensively

Easily and cheaply add a web-page interface to your next hacked gadget or microcontroller project with these simple, pre-built modules.