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Nikon Small World gallery – micro photos!

Nikon Small World – Gallery via BB. Here’s the winner, Jonas King, Anopheles gambiae (mosquito) heart (100X). The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become... Read more »

MAKE Volume 24: Stroboscope gallery

One of my favorite projects in the newest issue of MAKE, Volume 24, is the Stroboscope. This simple, low-tech camera hack is a fun build and packs an impressive punch in its resulting photographs, like the one above of the authors’ friend Luigi juggling. Authors Nicole Catrett and Walter Kitundu... Read more »

Full-suspension bicycle

From the MAKE Flickr Pool: Check out the latest work by Make: Online fixture Peter Wagner, who built this excellent frankenstein bike that sports a pretty radical suspension. My current main ride, with dreamed-of front end made real. The whole machine is bolted welds or cuts at all. The... Read more »

21-day NYC Resistor hacking session in 5 minutes

I love everything about this — laptops everywhere, pizza and Club-Mate getting guzzled down, with the lights dimming only briefly in the early hours of the morning. Classic. The countdown clock was a nice touch. NYC Resistor ( was invited to participate in a hackerspace challenge with four other hackerspaces:... Read more »

Giant balloon animals

These giant balloon animals were made by Dutch design collective La Bolleur. They’re made from tubes of fabric that are tied into position after being inflated. Looks like a lot of fun! Also, that building in the background looks like a computer motherboard, just sayin’. [via Core77] Read more »