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The barrier between the average Joe and a fully automated haunted house just got lowered. Read more »


A go-to outdoor and “rough duty” soldering iron. Read more »


The Lomography Konstruktor DIY Kit comes with beautiful packaging and clear enough instructions, and shooting with finished camera is a unique experience. Get this for anyone looking for a fun kit experience, especially Instagram enthusiasts who may appreciate being reminded what their favorite filters are based on. Read more »

Ben Spurlock rounding a turn.

The thrilling conclusion of the Make Lab engineers badass go-kart performance at Maker Faire Bay Area. And a crash video. Read more »


The incredible tale of how the Make Labs engineers created a badass go kart out of a plastic toy. And how they unwittingly released a horde of ants in the lab. Read more »


I visited the Citizen Astronaut and Space Hacker Workshop in Silicon Valley this weekend, hosted by Hacker Dojo, to see what’s new and exciting in DIY space stuff. This much is clear after just the first day: If you haven't explored it before, now is the time to start looking... Read more »