2016: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey was a groundbreaking film for sci-fi. The very nature of the movie is all about space travel. As an homage to the scientific inspiration it gave a generation, JPL has chosen to use it as a mascot for the Europa mission coming up in 2022. We are a group of students(…)


How to Remove Gum from a Shoe

Everyone has walked in gum at some point in their life — it’s not a fun experience, especially if your shoes are brand new. Luckily, there are several easy hacks for removing gum from the sole of your shoe. Find a method that appeals to you after the jump! EditSteps EditFreezing the Gum Place the(…)


3D Printed Ring

This Workshop module will guide you through designing a ring in Tinkercad and preparing it for 3D Printing. Step 1: Create Ring Hole 1. Place a cylinder on the workplane2. While having the cylinder selected press the “hole” button in the top right corner3. Scale the cylinder to a si…By: Autodesk Gallery Workshop Continue Reading(…)


Xiaomi gets into the laptop business with $750 MacBook competitor

Rapidly rising smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is entering the laptop market. The Chinese company announced the Mi Notebook Air today, a thin and light Windows laptop that comes in gold or silver, and looks set to compete with Apple’s MacBook. The Mi Notebook Air comes in two varieties: a 13.3-inch version, and a lighter 12.5-inch model. The(…)


Unusual Uses for Socks

Socks are great. They keep your feet warm and they come in fun and colorful designs. But, sometimes one of your socks goes missing or you get a hole you just don’t want to sew. So, what do you do with all of those lonely socks? Well, here are 37 different things you can do(…)



This is a quick and simple project that anyone can do. Add warmth to your home by putting this Vintage wood table lamp 2 lights in your living room, kitchen or children’s bedroom. Once you put Edson’s lamp, you’ll start critiquing every other lighting fixture in the house. The light’s unique design …By: leomiranda Continue(…)


How to Close a Window in Java

This article will show you how to close a window in Java. Closing a window is much easier using Swing’s JFrame, but it’s also doable using AWT’s Frame. EditSteps EditUsing javax.swing.JFrame Obtain an instance of a JFrame, or create a new one. Set default close operation. Default close operation is set using the setter method(…)