via designboom, Zhang Biqing, an acupuncturist and owner of several clinics has slowly (and illegally) been constructing a mountain-like cavern atop a 26-story modern Beijing apartment complex. Complete with winding pathways on a “rocky” terrain, thick foliage and a series of cave-like rooms, the authorities recently deemed the approximately 1,000 square meter (almost 10,800 square feet) apartment uninhabitable and unless Biqing can prove it structurally sound in the next two weeks, it will be demolished. It was nice while it lasted.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.