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Always Run Visual Studio 2012 as Administrator in Windows 8 – Abhijit Annaldas – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

Follow these simple steps:Right Click on "devenv.exe"Click "Troubleshoot compatibility"Click "Troubleshoot program"Check "The program requires additional permissions"Click "Next"Click "Test the program…". It should launch Visual Studio as AdministratorClick "Next"Click "Yes, save these settings for this program"Click "Close the troubleshooter"Now the Visual Studio will always run as Administrator.

via Always Run Visual Studio 2012 as Administrator in Windows 8 – Abhijit Annaldas – Site Home – MSDN Blogs.

Canada’s Hitchhiking Robot Completed Its Trip Without Getting Murdered | Motherboard

On July 27, a brave robot named hitchBOT bid goodbye to its creators on the shoulder of a highway in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With limbs made from pool noodles, a beer-cooler body, and legs clad in Wellington rain boots, this adorable hodgepodge of a robot was ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. It raised its best hitchhiker’s thumb, and waited to be picked up by its first benefactor in its 6,000-kilometer road trip across Canada.

via Canada's Hitchhiking Robot Completed Its Trip Without Getting Murdered | Motherboard.

Parallax Boe – Bot Robot Kit | Edmund Scientific

The ever-popular Boe-Bot Full Kit is a complete reprogrammable robot kit. The Robotics text includes 41 new activities for the Boe-Bot robot with structured PBASIC 2.5 source code support and bonus challenges with solutions in each chapter. Starting with basic movement and proceeding to sensor-based projects, you will quickly learn how the Boe-Bot is expandable for many different robotic projects. No previous robotics, electronics or programming experience is necessary. Parallax offers the most complete, clear and interesting support for this kit. Over 90,000 Boe-Bot robots are in use by hobbyists, educators and students around the world, which provided lots of feedback for improvements to this popular kit along the way.

via Parallax Boe – Bot Robot Kit | Edmund Scientific.

How To Use Math To Dominate At Monopoly – Business Insider

Monopoly is one of the classic American games.
It’s played amongst close friends, loved ones, and trusted business partners. 

It’s also one of the few times in life where it’s perfectly acceptable to want to systematically annihilate and crush the aforementioned friends, loved ones and partners. 

Well, we’re here to help.

Monopoly has a major element of chance in it, and the best part about games of chance is that people with Microsoft Excel can basically solve them. 

We broke down the must-know math behind Monopoly as well as several lessons you can take away from what truly is The Most Dangerous Game.

via How To Use Math To Dominate At Monopoly – Business Insider.