This build was originally inspired by the Lego X-Pod sets. While trying to find a use for the pod itself, I realized that it was very close to a deep petri dish. I used a planetary gear system to allow both coarse and fine adjustment of the objective “lens”. A little more tinkering and I connected the focus to a magnifying glass and fiber optic light in the eyepiece, so adjusting the focus knobs would actually bring the writing on a Lego stud in and out of focus.
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Watch the entire “Let It Go” scene from Frozen featuring Idina Menzel performing as Elsa.
Patrick McConlogue taught homeless man Leo Grand to code in New York City and he has already has an app.
This is so awesome!
In September, Google chief executive Larry Page announced his latest moonshot, a mysterious new venture to extend the human life span. We don’t know much yet about the initiative, dubbed Calico,…
In the future, there will be no barrier between your thoughts, your imagination, and the world that you see.
For years I fought with myself about transhumanism. It seemed like a religious movement to me which was off putting but I can’t ignore that there are many aspects of it that cross over into my views. Being someone who doesn’t believe in a higher power can actually get you fired in parts of the US so I stay quiet mostly. The schools here don’t assign homework on Wednesday because everyone is supposed to go to church. Honestly, I care more deeply about people now than when I was indoctrinated. I really believe we need to take care of each other because there are no supernatural beings to intervene. I hope we are able to get over this notion that people without religion have no morals. We’re coming into this messy confusing crossroad.
This article was very enlightening:
Can u do that Honey :)