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5 expenses you don’t plan for, but should – MarketWatch

“A survey released Monday by American Express that nearly half (47%) of all Americans experienced unforeseen expenses in the past year — many of which they easily could have planned for. More than four in 10 Americans got hit with car-related and health-care expenses they didn’t expect, and roughly one in three with house-related expenses like repairs. Still others found themselves facing unforeseen education and insurance bills.”

5 expenses you don’t plan for, but should – MarketWatch.

Dremel’s $1000 Idea Builder hopes to bring 3D printing to the masses | ExtremeTech

Idea Builder

“3D printers are no longer gigantic DIY monstrosities that you have to assemble yourself, but they are far from being a consumer-ready solution — until now, perhaps.”

Dremel’s $1000 Idea Builder hopes to bring 3D printing to the masses | ExtremeTech.

Focus On Building Net Worth Even More Than Growing Income | Financial Samurai

There’s even more uncertainty involved with your day job income. We all think our income will continue to grow to the sky for decades, but one day it’ll likely stop growing.

Focus On Building Net Worth Even More Than Growing Income | Financial Samurai.

The 6 Qualities All DIYers Have — Do You?

“Look closely and you’ll find them. They tool around in old trucks with homemade campers, they create wild sculptures from scrap metal, they fix what’s broken and improve what’s not, and they putter contentedly in basements and garages deep into the night. These are the DIYers — the tinkerers, the eccentrics, the handymen and handywomen who ingeniously reclaim, remake, and recycle bits of our world every day. ”

The 6 Qualities All DIYers Have — Do You?.

How Google’s self-driving cars detect and avoid obstacles | ExtremeTech

Google Car

“The LIDAR system bolted to the top of Google’s self-driving car is crucially mportant for several reasons. First, it’s highly accurate up to a range of 100 meters. There are a few detection technologies on the car that work at greater distances, but not with the kind of accuracy you get from a laser.”

How Google’s self-driving cars detect and avoid obstacles | ExtremeTech.