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Crowdfunding the Southampton makerspace

So Make It, the Southampton Makerspace, is a volunteer-run non-profit community space for people of all walks of life who like to make things, be they physical, digital or otherwise. Having only existed since March 2013, the Makerspace already has … Continue reading

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Southampton’s hackerspace/makerspace

A hackerspace (also referred to as a hacklab, makerspace, or hackspace) is a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialise and/or collaborate. [wikipedia] SoMakeIt is Southampton’s makerspace … Continue reading

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liquid explosives on an aircraft

Found at schneier.com BBC NEWS | UK | Detonation of liquid explosives This video shows the damage caused by a liquid bomb to a commercial airliner. The BBC used a qualified explosives engineer, Sidney Alford, to construct the devices to … Continue reading

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Varying times of sunsets and sunrises

I have wondered for ages whether the times of sunset and sunrise are equally spaced around the solstice’s. It turns out they are not. The author has also linked to a far more thorough explanation by John Wholtz, which is … Continue reading

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