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Andrew Theo, a creative director in the entertainment business by day, has spent several years of his nights bringing the digital world of Halo to life. Dubbed Halo: Reclaim, this 4’×6′ hobby diorama took Theo two years to build, using the McFarlene Toys’ roughly 15mm scale Halo Micro Ops line... Read more »

Robot Resurrection and InMoov Robot

The 10th annual Maker Faire Bay Area was an amazing event, an ongoing celebration of making in our culture as well as the emergence of Maker culture. Maker Faire Bay Area, which took place May 15–17 in San Mateo, is really the Mother of All Maker Faires  —  bigger, bolder, but just... Read more »

VW Busses are a classic design in the US, and were produced in Brazil until 2014. Although I’m sure there are Americans jealous that such a late model bus is available there, some would probably prefer one that looks just like this amazing vinyl-wrapped R2D2 tribute! Husband and wife Cesar Aguzzoli... Read more »

P1010135

An open-source negative scanner for digitizing film. Read more »

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Surprisingly, David Lee of Lee Acoustics has only been building acoustic guitars for about a year and a half, yet his workmanship resembles that of a master luthier. All of his guitars are dreadnought style with beautiful wood finishes that tempt me to display them as art pieces almost as... Read more »

The first Arduino Uno made in the USA.

Over the Memorial Day weekend the first Arduinos were to be made in the USA were hand built by Limor in the Adafruit offices in New York. Read more »

An audience member at RoboGames is entranced by robot dance moves. Photo: Dave Schumaker

Yes, we know, BattleBots is back. And we love it. But sometimes smashing and burning and cutting and flipping stuff isn't what you're into. Read more »