2020 is (finally) coming to an end, and we're thankful to be making it out the other side of this year with you! In celebration of the Christmas holiday, SparkFun will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25. This means that we will not have our normal Friday Product Post this week. Please, be kind to one another, be happy and healthy, and let's get ready for a new year!
We're closing out the year with an awesome SparkX sale! The sale runs through the end of the month and features 25% off select SparkX products. Head on over to the "Today's Deals" page to check out all the items available and stock up for your 2021 projects!
We end the last full week of the year with this write-up from SparkFun Brand Ambassador and former AVC Champion Jesse Brockmann! He recently took part in a virtual robotics competition put on by Dallas Personal Robotics Group (DPRG) and won! Read all about and watch the videos he put together that showcase his JRover Maxx autonomous robot.
OLIVER HOLT: The horror of relegation haunts Chris Ramsey just as it haunts every other manager who is scrambling and scrapping to try to escape it. But for Ramsey there is a wider fear, too. from Articles | Mail Online http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3075023/Chris-Ramsey-heat-relegation-QPR-mean-black-managers-Premier-League.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
Uproxx Travel expands the mind, broadens your palette ( and your palate ), opens your worldview and, for many, drains your wallet . But travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it can often be a more enriching experience to show up with a budget, because it means you look more closely at the places you spend cash, you talk more with the people around you, and step outside the boundaries of a cruise ship or an “all-inclusive” resort. If you want to get out more out of travel, or just need to keep a close eye on what you’re spending, we’ve gathered a set of apps that will help you pack, travel, eat, and explore while keeping your budget manageable ( and helping you manage your budget ). Some are about saving money directly, while others allow you to circumvent costs like cabs or forgetting something important. Next time you’re planning a trip, here’s what to have on your phone: PART I: Before You Go The best way to guarantee a good trip is to plan out some of the important
Today, 790 million people — 11 percent of the world's population — live without access to clean water. Two years ago, XPrize , an international nonprofit organization, announced a global competition enticing innovators to find a sustainable and affordable way to bring potable water to those who aren't privileged enough to have it now. Skeptics told the competition organizers that it was impossible. Nearly 100 submissions later, and XPrize found precisely what they were looking for — entrepreneurs who could design a minimalistic device that could reliably extract 2,000 liters of water from the atmosphere per day for no more than two cents per liter all using 100 percent renewable energy. Read more... More about Environment , Water , Climate Change , Xprize , and Water Crisis from Mashable https://mashable.com/article/xprize-water-competition-winner/ via IFTTT