Drew Prindle

Drew Prindle

Drew's fascination with technology began at an early age - shortly after he licked a 9-volt battery for the first time. It was this first taste of technology that sparked his interest in how electronics work, and he's been obsessed ever since. Aside from keeping up with the latest developments in tech, he enjoys shock humor, and working puns into his writing at every opportunity. You can find his work on Digital Trends and The Manual.
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Just For The Tech Of It: Drone-snatching eagles and carnivorous plants that count 4:55

This week on Just For The Tech Of It, host Drew Prindle tells us about drone killing police eagles, strange genetic studies, and carnivorous plants that can count to 20.
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Weekend Workshop: How to build a brushless gimbal to shoot super stable video

Good camera stabilizers cost a pretty penny, but as is the case with most things, you can build your own for a fraction of the usual retail cost. Check out this sweet DIY build you can make for under $200 bucks!
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Weekend Workshop: How to build a laser engraver on the cheap

There are approximately a zillion DIY laser engraver tutorials on the Web, but of all the homemade builds we've come across, this one from Instructables user MichielD99 is definitely one of the best.
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Scientists plan to use genetically engineered mosquitoes to fight the spread of Zika virus

It's basically the biological equivalent fighting fire with fire. To stop the spread of a disease that causes birth defects, we're essentially using genetic engineering to give mosquitoes birth defects. And it's highly effective too.
Health & Fitness

Meet the guy who makes GPS geoglyph art by riding his bike around Baltimore

With the city as his canvas, a bike as his brush, and a myriad of GPS location tracking apps as his paint, Baltimore resident Michael Wallace has been making oddball virtual art for the past seven years
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Snowed in after Winter Storm Jonas? Plowz is like Uber for driveway snow removal 1:43

Did your driveway get nailed by the snowpocalypse otherwise known as Winter Storm Jonas? Not to worry; Plowz has your back. It's like Uber for snow plows and will dispatch a professional snow remover to your house in less than 24…
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Weekend Workshop: Got an old cardboard box? Make your own VR goggles for under $10

Thanks to Google, you can now get your hands on a fully functional cardboard VR headset for around 20 bucks -- sometimes even less. That's pretty damn cheap by most people's standards, but what you might not realize is that you can build a…
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Weekend Workshop

Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that you can complete with minimal skills and expertise. We’ve dug through all the…