In this edition of DiResta, Jimmy uses a mix of old techniques and new shortcuts, including some from YouTube, to bind his lab notebook. Read more »


This makeathon will unite Makers and people who understand disabilities to develop prototypes that could address the challenges presented. Read more »

Sherman Lam board game rocket robots

Sherman Lam is an engineer at Harvey Mudd College who typically juggles six rigorous courses, a research position, and several clubs. Read more »

Knotty Objects curatorial team Joi Ito, Paola Antonelli, Kevin Slavin and Neri Oxman open the proceedings

We attended design summit "Knotty Objects" at the MIT Media Lab to talk about technology, design, and the future of humanity. Here's how it went. Read more »


Nixie tubes are interesting pieces of equipment. They have a "retro-futuristic" look that has great appeal to electronics hackers. Read more »

featured image witco art

Philip Bradley shows how he created two mixed media works inspired by the mid-century WITCO furnishing designs of the '60s. Read more »

Each dinosaur head holds one pair of safety glasses and one set of earmuffs.

This tutorial will show you how to make dinosaur safety gear racks for storing your earmuffs and safety glasses. When not in use, they still look cool! Read more »