Packet8 VideoPhone (http://rbi.ims.ca/4919-543). With a pair of these phones, users get full-motion video and delay-free audio over any broadband (high-speed Cable or DSL) Internet connection without requiring a monitor, keyboard, mouse or computer. The CCD camera in the unit delivers up to 30 frames per second video quality to the other end of the line and receives the same frame rate on its five-inch Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screen. For video-conferencing and video-telephony functions, the unit uses the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)-T H.263 video compression standard.
A make-your-own Star Wars Sith Lightsaber hilt is heftier and better-looking than most others out there, according to its maker, Sean Charlesworth. You can 3D print it from free source files, and there's even a hardware kit available -- not free -- so you can build one just in time for Halloween.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies.
You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived.
So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.