Nature and wildlife lovers around the world can now exhibit the stunning photography they’ve captured during expeditions through the 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The National Geographic Society funds hundreds of research projects and education initiatives around the world each year, and through November 4 2016 the non-profit organization is giving everyone a chance to showcase awe-inspiring visuals of the world, while also helping to inspire others to explore and conserve the planet.
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.