Nathan Hurst

Nathan Hurst

Nathan Hurst is an editor at Make. He loves anything having to do with science or bicycling. He tweets as @nathanbhurst.

Latest from Nathan Hurst


For #hackfriday, stick around the shanty and do one (or all) of these easy projects with stuff you've already got on hand. Read more »

Photo: DARPA

DARPA has announced a new initiative, called Robotics Fast Track, offering awards up to $150,000 for prototype robots. Read more »


The current class of Autodesk Artists in Residence was bigger than ever, and their work was on display at Pier 9 in San Francisco over the weekend. Check out just a sampling of some of our favorites. Read more »

Photo: Courtesy of Moran Cerf

Hacking the brain is a frontier that's touchy to explore. But it's one where home-built gadgets can play an important role. Read more »

Photo: Neil Mendoza

It's just an egg, placed in a vulnerable position. "I thought it would be fun to pit a large metal machine against a small fragile object," says Mendoza. Read more »

Magician Paul Draper prepares for a seance. Photo: Yau-Man Chan

"A badge of honor for magicians is to have created their own effects, their own illusions." Read more »


What do you get when you mix blueberry preserves with edible glitter? That’s right, space jam! Read more »