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Patti Schiendelman

Patti Schiendelman

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I was looking through the old catalogs photostream that Evil Mad Scientist linked to recently, and found this Eaton’s catalog scan. Wonderful inspiration from 1917! Read more »

I was looking through the old catalogs photostream that Evil Mad Scientist linked to recently, and found this very cool book of puzzles from 1914. Read more »

Bluetoothkiwi documents his LEGO Mindstorms Swimming Pool Insect Terminator (SPIT) – it’s a great example of the process of problem-solving. Swimming Pool Insect Terminator (SPIT) is a special self powered autonamous floating robot that locates and destroys small clusters of bugs that float on the top of swimming pools. We... Read more »

From Seattle Dorkbot: We are pleased to announce the call for proposals for Seattle Dorkbot’s art exhibition “Strange Things” is up! As in previous years we are seeking a broad range of art that uses electricity as a major component: interactive installations, art that borders the line between physical and... Read more »

Charles and Ray Eames were incredibly influential American designers – one of their most famous projects was a short film called Powers of 10. It was produced in 1977 and I was a little surprised to find that it’s still amazing to watch. It’s available for viewing on the Powers... Read more »

We have so many multi-talented people doing everything at MAKE/CRAFT – I just found out that Make:Books editor Mary Anne Mayo makes these gorgeous crocheted beaded bracelets. I love them; they look like beautiful little snakes. Read more »

Homegrown Evolution recently pointed out Farm Aid’s social networking site. This website celebrates all of us who pioneer a HOMEGROWN way to live, eat, grow, and express ourselves. We connect to the land and to each other. HOMEGROWN.org is a place where we can learn from each other, share our... Read more »