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MAKE Volume 22 is on newsstands now! Automate your world with remote control. From pet care to power outlets, from toys to telepresence, we’ll show you how to add a joystick, push-button, twist-knob, or timer to just about anything.

Remote control projects in MAKE Volume 22 include:

  • The Lawnbot400 R/C lawn mower–sit back and enjoy the mow!
  • Kitty Twitty cat toy that tweets (on Twitter) when your cat attacks
  • Automated chicken coop controlled by iPhone
  • Motion-detecting Nikon camera remote
  • Stealthy TV-B-Gone hoodie sweatshirt that turns off TV sets
  • Remote control pet feeder using web chat
  • Solar tracking platform that automatically follows the sun
  • How to hack R/C power outlets–control your whole house from one computer
  • Robots you can control with your mind! (Okay, this one involves a trick, but it’s still cool)

In addition, you’ll learn how to:

  • Replace your broken iPhone screen
  • Make the Double Pendulum–a simple project that creates absolute chaos
  • Make fresh cheese from goat’s milk
  • Make a monster USB MIDI controller with 8 microphones
  • Extract your own perfumes and essential oils
  • Wind your own electric guitar pickups, and make a Diddley Bow (the primal electric guitar made famous by Jack White of The White Stripes)

Plus, filmmaker and YouTube sensation PES shows how he creates his amazing stop-motion animation; and 8 top hobbyists and industry leaders tell what’s hot in Remote Control. What on earth are foamies, Frankensteining, and aqua modeling? Get MAKE Volume 22 and find out.

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Don’t forget – subscribers can always read the digital edition here.

Subscribe to the MAKE podcast in iTunes, or download the m4v video.

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern is head of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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