Latest from Bill Olson


St. Patrick’s Day may be coming up, but you won’t need shamrocks for good luck this year when you can simply write your own fortune with these homemade cinnamon sugar fortune cookies from A Cozy Kitchen. The real trick to this recipe is being prepared to fold the cookies while... Read more »


The more you learn about bonsai, the more you realize what you have yet to learn. Here is a simple primer to help you establish your roots. Read more »


Soil blocks greatly reduce transplant shock, leaving you with more survivors in your garden. Read more »


“3D printing is not becoming local fast enough.” From the editors of MAKE magazine, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and market trends. Please send items to us at [email protected]... Read more »


With wi-fi printing and OK print quality, the reliable, easty-to-use Cube makes a move for the mainstream. Read more »

The Make It Last Build Series, Sponsored by Microchip and Energizer NOTE: This contest is closed but we’ve had several requests for the project materials by folks who want to build these projects, so we’re reposting them here. Enjoy! Welcome to Make It Last, a project build series and contest,... Read more »