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John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He works at Disney Research and writes for Make and Boing Boing. He is training for American Ninja Warrior. You can find him at and twitter @johnedgarpark -- if you like that sort of thing.

Latest from John Edgar Park


Friend of MAKE Niklas Roy built and installed in the Tschumi Pavilion in Groningen, The Netherlands this beautiful sponge ball apparatus to bring the joys of tangible particle acceleration to the people.  I love him for it.   What was the inspiration? In his words: As I’m a fan of science and physics... Read more »


Gymnastic rings are excellent equipment for bodyweight fitness training Read more »


Creator Jonathan Guberman has just finished fulfilling preorders for his beautiful little open-source chiptune synth. Read more »


Here's an excellent write-up on making a beverage carbonation system from Jeffrey Morgenthaler, bar manager of Clyde Common and drinks blogger extraordinaire. Jeffrey has published some delicious carbonated bottle cocktail recipes on his site, but he gets a lot of questions about the actual act of making them fizz. Read more »


While the user's away, the malware will play. Keep your computer out of online mischief, when you're not using it, by building this simple, foolproof, easy-bake hardware kill switch. Read more »


Build a cool, throaty exhaust pipe “resonator” for your bike with an aluminum beverage bottle. Read more »

Kinetic iPhone Case

  This iPhone case is a piece of kinetic art, printed in a single pass, no assembly required. Designer Chris Cordingley, who created it to be an analog fidget relief device, modeled it in Autodesk Maya, and printed it at Shapeways. Says Chris: Back in September last year I decided... Read more »