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Skeletonics at Maker Faire Tokyo 2014

There was so much to see at the Maker Faire Tokyo.   Over 300 Maker exhibits filled a hall at the Tokyo Big Sight event center and nearly 13,000 people came to meet makers and participate in the second annual Maker Faire in Tokyo, organized by O’Reilly Japan, which produces... Read more »

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If your mental image of this holiday season includes drones buzzing around in the air, you have to check out the drone section of our Ultimate Gift Guide. We’ve got something for all levels of experience. If you’re just a beginner, the Parrot Spider Drone is a great place to... Read more »

electric-cabriolet

What’s a great way to teach kids about automobiles and electricity at the same time? If you go to school in West New York, New Jersey, the answer is Ron Grosinger’s class where a Volkswagon Cabriolet is being converted into an electric vehicle. According to the video below, it will... Read more »

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Black Girls CODE is hosting their first Robot Expo at UC Berkeley this December. Read more »

A tiny "jet" engine.

Greece-based maker JohnnyQ90 builds engines and tools from scratch in miniature, with some completed projects being as small as a coin. Read more »

connected-world

  Throughout the course of the last decade, the landscape of the Internet has shifted dramatically as political and corporate control have changed the structure of the network. The threat of the FCC overturning net neutrality, an increasingly powerful oligopoly of ISPs, and corporate and political surveillance online are endangering... Read more »

The ‘First Print’ in space is a part of the printer itself. The printhead faceplate holds internal wiring in place within the 3D printer’s extruder.

The team at Made In Space was proud to announce that on November 24th at 9:28pm GMT, their printer completed the first functional print in space. The item seen above is a face plate to cover wiring on the extruder of the printer, designed specifically for the space station. It was printed... Read more »

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