California DIY, shipping container tiny home and a cargo trailer bedroom

Lulu is a single mom who’d gone back to school and didn’t have the time or interest in working full-time to pay for rent. So when she had to move out of her more conventional home, she decided to move herself and her daughter into a shipping container.
With no building experience, Lulu spent just one month cutting windows and a door and installing insulation and a basic kitchen (complete with propane-powered campstove and on-demand water heater).
Then she and her daughter moved into the 8 by 20 foot square foot home, fitting a bed, couch, bookshelf and kitchen cabinets into the 160 square foot box.
When Lulu decided they needed a bit more space, she went from shipping to trucking waste and began to build their bedroom on a used flatbed trailer.
“It’s really mostly built like a shed. It’s a nice looking shed, but it’s really an 8 by 16 shed with windows in it.”
Using only recycled building materials- including used floorboards, windows, cabinets, doors, bathtub, toilet and sinks- she built the entire thing for about $4,000 (trailer included).

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CovertBand: Activity Information Leakage Using Music

Published on Aug 15, 2017
Paul G. Allen School researchers present CovertBand, which transforms commodity devices with microphones and speakers into active sonar systems capable of tracking people’s movement and activities – even through walls, doors and windows. The high-frequency sonar pulses are concealed within the beats of popular songs, making CovertBand indistinguishable. This means that an attacker can implement the attack remotely by using music apps that play the modified versions of popular songs. To learn more, visit http://musicattacks.cs.washington.edu/.

See the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017

Total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 – Landfall on the Oregon coast from Michael Zeiler on Vimeo.

See the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017. This animation simulates the view of the Moon's shadow as it enters the US at the Oregon coast. This animated map is built with an accurate imagery and terrain base map utilizing extremely accurate figures for the Moon's shadow developed by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio. This video can be freely shared on social media, on websites and blogs, and broadcast media. To view this best, download the HD version from Vimeo and watch full-screen on your device.

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3 Things All of You Rookie Investors Should Keep in Mind Before You Dive Into Real Estate

Three simple tips can help rookie investors have the most success when they start in real estate.

Engelo Rumora, your favorite Australian and the Real Estate Dingo, brings you his insights on business, real estate investing, and motivation, mixed with some crazy antics.