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The company announces plans to re-organize it business through staff and expense reductions and closure of its three brick-and-mortar stores. Read more »

The R/C Kiwibot from Make: issue 40 uses an omniwheel motor system.

To help you on your quest to build your own BB-8 Star Wars droid, here are two DIY robot tutorials that should help. Read more »

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A startup competition aimed at shining a bright light on the creative work of hardware startups, Launch Pad offers a $5,000 prize and all of the exposure that Make: magazine, Maker Faire, and MakerCon can offer to a young company. With interest in the competition running high, the first real... Read more »

punch

One question had always bothered Russell Munro. “I have been practicing various Martial Arts styles for over 15 years and have always been curious about one particularly primitive part of my pugilist pastime: how hard I can punch?” Munro asked. “More than that I want to know ‘pound for pound’... Read more »

SenseUpdate

If you are interested in scanning larger objects — people, for example — there are few options on the market better than the 3D Systems Sense scanner. While on the hardware side it only boasts the same type of sensor that you can find in your XBox 360 Kinect (albeit in a... Read more »

The mockup being brought to Maker Faire

If you’ve ever had chickens, you know that the morning trip out to acquire fresh eggs can sometimes be less than pleasant, especially if it is raining or cold out. Leo Southam, 9, decided to do something about that unpleasant trip. He rigged up a simple gutter system to deliver... Read more »

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Roll your own photography light panel for a fraction of the cost of pro units. Read more »