The application deadlines for participating in the 6th annual World Maker Faire New York (September 26/27) are fast approaching. Enter now before it's too late! Read more »


This mint tin backpacking stove can use a variety of fuels, from denatured alcohol and commercial solid fuel tabs to gathered sticks and wood. It provides lots of flexibility for less than 100 grams (3 1/4 oz). This type of stove is intended primarily for boiling 1-2 cups of water. Editor’s Note: Please use... Read more »

The CNC Bubble Iris is an automated machine to blow precise soap bubbles, with a fast servo and iris-like control mechanism. Read more »

july 4th of july garland

After you get fireworks and BBQ supplies, make sure you put together one of these awesome projects so you can celebrate July 4th in style! Read more »


Formlabs has been steadily releasing new materials that each provide a new property to their users. Now, Formlabs has added a new resin to join Clear, Flexible, and Castable: Tough. Read more »


Japanese artist and engineer “HYde JII” has turned an iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaner into a pretty impressive abstract expressionist painter. The robot, named Mr. Head (“Head-kun” in Japanese), a 15 year old Roomba, has retired his janitorial vacuum cleaner and taken up the arts. Four plastic bottles hold acrylic paints... Read more »

Photo of Gyroman.

This 3D-printed toy uses a flywheel filled with pennies to walk like nothing you've seen before. The open-source 3D printed toy revisits a gyroscope design that was shelved by Mattel in the 80s. Read more »