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Retro RC Racer opener

Using scrap sheet metal and pop rivets, you can construct a model 1930s British Midget racer that combines vintage “tether car” styling with modern R/C capabilities. Read more »

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September 13, 2014 marks the first year of the Mokena Mini Maker Faire, Held in conjunction with the eleventh annual Mokena Chamber of Commerce Food & Wine Fest. Organized by SpaceLab and the Mokena Mayor’s Technology Committee, the Mokena Mini Maker Faire aims to establish Mokena as a learning community and technology... Read more »

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If you've ever transferred money to your PayPal account, and immediately wanted it back, then maybe you can relate to this physical manifestation of a PayPal account created by Japanese artist nukeme. Read more »

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Who says there’s no fountain of youth? Plenty of Teslas and Smart Cars tool around New York City these days, strutting their state-of-the-art stuff (while carefully avoiding potholes). But there’s a car in Manhattan more than 40 years their senior that gets more love, from Canal St. to the Bowery... Read more »

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The shed is big enough to seat 16 people comfortably at worktables, and it can accommodate a huge 8-foot-high roll-up door. While we use it for a makerspace, with a transparent roof to admit natural light, it can easily be customized into something that works for you — and whatever... Read more »

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There are lots of reasons that someone might want a head-mounted display. Camera operators and radio-controlled vehicle enthusiasts typically like these because they keep the sun off of their screen while working outdoors. Aside from those practical purposes, strapping a high-definition display to your head is just cool. Add some motion... Read more »

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Rather than buying a cheaply made toy wheelbarrow for his toddler son, Alfonso made his own out of cardboard, in 5 minutes. Read more »

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