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Some of the most durable, best looking, and best sounding portable radios were the boom boxes of the 1970s and 1980s.   They were also cultural icons, appearing in films like Say Anything, Do the Right Thing and Pump Up the Volume -- the community hearth of media.   Modern digital FM tuners such as the Si4703 from the iPod nano use a fraction of the power of 80's electronics, they are super cheap and they have all kinds of great features, like seek, remembering your favourite sta ...
I love steak. Especially ones that are cooked rare; they are tender, succulent, and most of all, absolutely delicious.   In the quest for juicy steak without hemorrhaging funds, I looked into sous vide.   Sous vide is a cooking technique where food is wrapped in a vacuum pack and cooked at a (relatively) low temperature for a (relatively) long period of time.   I tried it out a few times, with my old trusty aluminum pot, a meat thermometer, and lots of patience. I had to turn o ...
Recycle & Retrofit Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   I have a collection of old PCs from various scavenging activities. Somehow I just couldn't seem to pass up opportunities to acquire "free" PCs. They are probably all working, but I don't actually have a use for them as computers. I have "intended" for a long time to scavenge wh ...