This weekend, my roommate and I put a Raspberry Pi Zero W in Lego 42000 Grand Prix Racer. Sadly, we had to remove the signature piston engine to fit an actual Lego motor, but the outcome was quite satisfactory. Items used: Lego 42000 Power Functions 8293 Raspberry Pi Zero W Jackery Bar Pocket-sized 6000mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger Adafruit DC & Stepper Motor HAT for Raspberry Pi – Mini Kit Miscellaneous lego pieces to fit motor to steering wheel 30RPM Geared DC Motor 8Bitdo NES30 Bluetooth Controller
After sharing my last post, a friend of mine shared a link to, what I think, is the most awesome 3D printer out there. I say it’s the most awesome 3D printer, not just because it’s just $100, but because of how truly amazing the concept behind it really is. The creator has successfully funded this project through kickstarter and indiegogo. Check out the kickstarter page at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/117421627/the-peachy-printer-the-first-100-3d-printer-and-sc
Microsoft Store at Tysons Corner Mall in Vienna, VA has a 3D printer on display, and I managed to awkwardly stand there shooting a video of it, because that’s what I do! It’s printing a 3D model of the Grim Reaper.
NASA Kids provides instructions on how to build paper models of space fleet. Check it out at: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm?Filename=papermodels On a related note, if you’re interested in building a paper model (or other types) of Hubble space telescope, you will find this following link useful: http://hubblesite.org/the_telescope/hand-held_hubble/
Here’s an interesting link I came across posted by a friend on his wall. Check them out! 🙂 How to make a cinemagraph Inspiring Examples
So Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia are both head of two opposing parties in my country, Bangladesh. When translating the text (you can read the text, it’s in English :p) in Google Translator from English to Bengali (a feature recently added), it translates to “Sheikh hasina is Good, Khaleda zia is Bad” both the times.
Here’s something cool I found on the internet a while back. Click on the image to go to the link: