Nick Normal

Nick Normal

I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

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B1-0 and N1-C are the world's first robotic bartenders on a cruise ship. Watch them "makr shakr" your drink at sea! Read more »

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Now is your chance to win a Make: it Robotics Starter Kit! Read more to learn how. Read more »

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The passing of a maker icon. Ralph Baer, inventor of the first video game console, passed away at the age of 92. Read more »

Image via Satish Kapalavayi.

Have a BeagleBone Black? Here are a few project ideas you might want to consider building. Read more »

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Print out this poster of 50 digital wood joints, compiled by Jochen Gross and laid out by Meredith Scheff-King. Read more »

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Watch this short film by Erik Wernquist featuring narration by Carl Sagan, including photos and map data of our actual solar system. Read more »

A tiny "jet" engine.

Greece-based maker JohnnyQ90 builds engines and tools from scratch in miniature, with some completed projects being as small as a coin. Read more »

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