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by: Rebecca Anders
from: Oakland, CA
year: 2015

Burning Man is known for big art. Here's a peek at the 2015 installations as they go up. Read more »


To be among the first people on the planet to play the world's largest arcade game, head to Maker Faire Orlando on September 12 and 13. Read more »


You may have already heard about using wax to create your own waterproof matches. Here’s a related idea that I like — using broken pieces of crayon to do the same thing on strike-anywhere wooden matches. The process couldn’t be easier: Fire up your lighter, and hold the tip of... Read more »

Matthias Wandel created his Hexagonal Cake Knife using hand-shaped stainless steel and a piece of mahogany.

This handmade hexagonal knife will cut interesting patterns into a sheet cake. Watch as Matthias Wandel makes the knife by hand. Read more »


This mini chalkboard is the perfect size to carry and scribble notes as needed. Make this in an afternoon and decorate however you'd like. Read more »


Kevin McGloughlin uses time-lapse and 3D imaging techniques as well as Photoshop to create this trippy video homage for his dad. Read more »


Troy Powers builds laser lightsabers from dismantled digital projectors, DVD burners, and even medical devices. Read more »