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With so many amazing projects being done with both boards, it can be difficult to know which is right for you. Read on to make your decision. Read more »


Warning: this blog post is more thinky-thoughts than usual. Earlier this year, the internet discovered a 50 year old list of predictions made by Isaac Asimov about life in 2014. Asimov wrote these predictions for the New York Times after he visited the 1964 World’s Fair in that August, and... Read more »

A Titan II in the Rocket Park at the New York Hall of Science.  This former ICBM was the launch vehicle for NASA's Gemini space program.

In 1964, a student asking for advice about what field to go into probably would have been given the one word answer “Space”. Fifty years ago, predicting that mankind would continue to expand our exploration of space was as obvious as saying the Sun was going to rise in the... Read more »

The Unisphere

Find specific items related to either the 1964 World’s Fair or the 2014 Maker Faire, or both. Read more »

The Unisphere

World Maker Faire New York 2014, which opens on Saturday, is held on the site of the New York World’s Fair of 1964, in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.  As Make: CEO Dale Dougherty pointed out, it’s fitting that WMFNY has inherited that space, because it shows how much has changed in 50... Read more »


Carla Diana, author of Leo the Maker Prince, is doing a hands-on residency sponsored by Shapeways. Read more »

Looking like a hand-held glue gun, the DohVinci appeared a few days after Hasbro announced a collaboration with 3D Systems. Can a Play-Doh 3D Printer be far behind? Read more »