Heavy Metal II at MOS

Heavy Metal II, Amped Up is the culminating event, hosted by the Boston Museum of Science and the Lemelson-MIT Program, is part of Eurekafest, a multi-day celebration designed to empower a legacy of inventors. Watch teams of high school students from across the country compete in an all-day challenge to... Read more »

Altoids tin tacklebox

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If fishing is in your weekend plans, you can whip up this quickie Altoids tin tacklebox! It uses an old gift card and some popsicle sticks to make compartments and a stacking tray. Read more »

Artomatic 500

Looking to build and race your own kinetic sculpture in the DC area? Don’t mIss the Artomatic 500 on Saturday, June 27: Racers and crew are invited to create a cardboard “vehicle” which could be two dimensional, three dimensional — even four dimensional if you can make it happen —... Read more »

Make: Projects – Shrinky-dink gaming minis

Even as we approach the cultural apocalypse of ubiquitous, fully immersive, photo-real multiplayer video game environments, there are still those of us who like to play board or tabletop games. The communal wargaming experience, for instance, is very different from playing a networked MMORPG or turn-based strategy game. Whereas WarCraft... Read more »

Old school ceramics, new school robot art

I love this ceramic art, a mash-up of classic blue and white Chinese pottery and modern-day Japanese manga robotics, by Canadian artist Brendan Tang. Brendan tells MAKE: “All works are composted utilizing traditional ceramic processes, from the throwing of the vessels to the hand painting of the forms.” Brendan L.S.... Read more »

Hack a Day’s Bus Pirate

The folks over at Hack a Day have gone into the electronic components biz. Teaming up with Seeed Studio, they’re producing the Bus Pirate. The Bus Pirate is a universal serial bus tool. Use it for understanding how components work before you build a full prototype. Their parts posts page... Read more »