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Note: The following is an interview between Bilal Ghalib and Omar El-Safty conducted at the Fab Lab Egypt in Cairo about the very first Maker Faire in Egypt. The event is happening this weekend, March 7, 2015. Go to the Cairo Mini Maker Faire website for more information.    ... Read more »


  There are arguably no more iconic characters in the Horror genre than the Cenobites from the Hellraiser movie series. The evil entities are summoned to this world through a ‘schism’ opened up after solving a puzzle box. The unlucky puzzle solvers then undergo body mutilations that are designed to... Read more »


MicroView $40 : It can be tough to know what your Arduino is thinking sometimes. That’s why the folks at Geek Ammo created MicroView, a chip-sized Arduino-compatible module with a built-in 64×48 pixel OLED display on top. It has 12 digital I/O pins, three of which are capable of... Read more »


Oh, the joys of winter! Regardless if you live in North America, Europe, East Asia or even The Middle East, this winter has been extreme and annoying! Use whatever hyperbole you want to describe the unforgiving weather: “snowpocalypse,” “snowmageddon,” “snowtastrophe,” “blizzaster” or my favorite “Keyser Snowz.” I think we can... Read more »

Photo: Design That Matters

With the current Pitch Your Prototype challenge submission period now open, let’s take a look at a winning team from a previous round. Design that Matters is a nonprofit founded by a team of MIT students to create tools to help meet basic needs in the developing world. In 2013, they’d developed a barebones phototherapy system... Read more »


  TechShop has recently announced two advancements in their growth as a global maker space. They’re opening their doors 24-hours a day, 7-days a week as well as going international with a flagship shop in France! TechShop started in 2006 as a place for makers, tinkerers, artists and beyond to... Read more »

Plasmatoreum’s Doctor Who Tardis Lamp features the famous Police Call box as well as few favorite characters.

  Doctor Who undoubtedly has one of the biggest fan bases of the sci-fi genre and like all fans, you can never have enough swag from the series. Shirts, action figures and shot glasses are widely available but it’s the swag fans make that’s truly one of a kind, in... Read more »