Watch wildlife with a Raspberry Pi nature camera| Hackspace 33

Reading Time: 6 minutes The past few months have given us ample opportunity to stare at the creatures that reside outside. In issue 33 of Hackspace Magazine, out today, Rosie Hattersley looks at ways to track them. It’s been a remarkable spring and early summer, and not just because many of us have had more time than usual to…… Continue reading Watch wildlife with a Raspberry Pi nature camera| Hackspace 33

The Nest Box: DIY Springwatch with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, lots and lots of you shared your Raspberry Pi builds with us on social media using the hashtag #IUseMyRaspberryPiFor. Jay Wainwright from Liverpool noticed the conversation and got in touch to tell us about The Nest Box, which uses Raspberry Pi to bring impressively high-quality images and video from British bird boxes to…… Continue reading The Nest Box: DIY Springwatch with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi snail habitats for Mrs Nation’s class

Reading Time: 2 minutes These Raspberry Pis take hourly photographs of snails in plastic container habitats, sharing them to the Snail Habitat website. Snails While some might find them kind of icky, I am in love with snails (less so with their homeless cousin, the slug), so this snail habitat project from Mrs Nation’s class is right up my…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi snail habitats for Mrs Nation’s class

Getting your green thumb with the serene art experience Fujii

Reading Time: 4 minutes Intro paragraphInterview by Nathan Allen Ortega, Viveport Staff Tell us a bit about yourself and the team at Funktronic Labs Funktronic Labs is a small studio based in Pasadena, California. We focus on forming playful connections between humans and technology. What were some of your main influences on the design concepts and world of Fujii?…… Continue reading Getting your green thumb with the serene art experience Fujii

I Make Sculptures Of Imaginary Animals Out Of Resin

Reading Time: 3 minutes My name is Clémentine Bal, I’m a french sculptor. I create characters inspired by nature. They are perfect as gentle and benevolent little deities, sometimes as little beings who need to be protected. I wished that we wanted to take them in the hands, to take care of them. They stimulate our emplathy and bring…… Continue reading I Make Sculptures Of Imaginary Animals Out Of Resin

Prepare yourself for winter with the help of squirrels

Reading Time: 3 minutes This article from The MagPi issue 72 explores Carsten Dannat’s Squirrel Cafe project and his mission to predict winter weather conditions based on the eating habits of local squirrels. Get your copy of The MagPi in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here. The Squirrel Cafe on Twitter Squirrel chowed down on 5.0 nuts for 3.16…… Continue reading Prepare yourself for winter with the help of squirrels

MagPi 72: AI made easy for your Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! With AI currently a hot topic in hobby tech, we thought we’d demystify it for you and your Raspberry Pi in The MagPi 72, out now! AI made easy, in issue 72 of The MagPi! The MagPi 72 AI made easy covers several types of current AI and…… Continue reading MagPi 72: AI made easy for your Raspberry Pi

Finalists Of The 15th Smithsonian Photo Competition 2017 Have Been Announced, And They’re Stunning

Reading Time: 14 minutes It’s that time of the year again, when The Smithsonian Magazine announces the finalists of their hotly contested photo contest. Year after year, the contest continues to blow us away with the quality of entrants, with only the cream of the crop qualifying as the 60 finalists, narrowed down from over 48,000 submissions. The submissions…… Continue reading Finalists Of The 15th Smithsonian Photo Competition 2017 Have Been Announced, And They’re Stunning

A hedgehog cam or two

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here we are, hauling ourselves out of the Christmas and New Year holidays and into January proper. It’s dawning on me that I have to go back to work, even though it’s still very cold and gloomy in northern Europe, and even though my duvet is lovely and warm. I found myself envying beings that…… Continue reading A hedgehog cam or two

Journeying with green sea turtles and the Arribada Initiative

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today, a guest post: Alasdair Davies, co-founder of Naturebytes, ZSL London’s Conservation Technology Specialist and Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow, shares the work of the Arribada Initiative. The project uses the Raspberry Pi Zero and camera module to follow the journey of green sea turtles. The footage captured from the backs of these magnificent creatures is just incredible…… Continue reading Journeying with green sea turtles and the Arribada Initiative

Here comes the new Hydro-Hammock, Outdoor Fun for everyone!!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Before asking why anyone would use a hammock as a bath tub? Consider that the Hydro Hammock comes equipped with a Portable HotTub liner that can also be used in sand or snow, in a small beach pit. The Hydro uses a heating system that heats water from a garden hose, beach, lake, river or…… Continue reading Here comes the new Hydro-Hammock, Outdoor Fun for everyone!!

Amazing monstrous whirlpool!! Nature going Crazy

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You Won’t Believe These 10 Weird Things Actually Exist!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Officially called Hydnellum peckii, this non-toxic fungus produces spores on the surface of vertical spines or tooth-like projections that hang from the undersurface of the fruit bodies. Young fruit bodies can “bleed” a bright red fluid that contains a pigment known to have anticoagulant properties similar to heparin. The unusual appearance of the young fruit…… Continue reading You Won’t Believe These 10 Weird Things Actually Exist!

21 Mind-Blowing Storm Clouds Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Storms are created when a center of low pressure develops with a system of high pressure surrounding it. This combination of opposing forces can create winds and result in the formation of storm clouds, such as the cumulonimbus. Here are a few mind-blowing pictures of storm clouds that show them like you’ve probably never seen…… Continue reading 21 Mind-Blowing Storm Clouds Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

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