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I set out on a mission to create a stylish laptop bag that I would actually enjoy using. Read more »


Seattle-based artist Peregrine Church has a unique take on street art. Using stencils and a superhydrophobic spray (such as Always Dry), he creates what he calls rain art, art that only appears when it rains. As he sees it, Seattle is the perfect place for such art, a way of... Read more »


Tricopters fly smoother than quads and make better videos. Build the Maker Hangar Tricopter and see for yourself! Read more »


The ESP8266 is now Arduino compatible, but to the most common breakout board isn't breadboard friendly. So we go ahead and build a breadboard adaptor (Part 3 of 3) Read more »


The ESP8266 is now Arduino compatible, we walk you through installing the development environment and uploading your first sketch. (Part 2 of 3) Read more »

The ESP8266 microcontroller with onboard WiFi

What if you could have an Arduino compatible board, with WiFi, for just $5? Well now you can, because the ESP8266 is now Arduino compatible. Read more »


This year for April Fool’s Day, I decided to build something out of the ordinary. What I did was connect a super annoying car horn to a Raspberry Pi for internet control. Then I can place it in a friend’s (or enemy‚Äôs) house and trigger it from over the internet.... Read more »