Recycle old tech at e-waste centers.
Be ready for anything life throws your way.
Don't just dump your old mobile
How to breathe new life into an outdated device
The documented teardown has become a necessary part of any gadget's release. But why do we feel this need to take our gear apart?
No microcontroller, no programming; just a handful of stock ICs—see if you can “guess” what comes next
Installing free software turns your MP3 player into a musical instrument
Recycle some used bottles into a powerful set of solar-charged lanterns
Turn your old laptop into a stand-alone MP3 player.
Don't panic—you can get them back
Give new life to your leftovers.
This holiday season, help save the planet.
A graywater system uses shower and sink runoff to flush the toilets. Plus: four more ways to save water at home
Send your trash beyond the point of no return.
Protect your accounts, avoid scams, and keep randos off your Wi-Fi.
Three college students are building an electricity-free light bulb for the masses.
Make a fresh start.
John Collins designed the current world-record-holding paper airplane. Here are his tips.
Learn how to solder SMD stuff and play a game when you're finished.
Use this compact component to power anything that needs juice in your DIY projects
Make sure nobody will ever see your classified documents.