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I have a small quadcopter that fits in my hand which I enjoy using. To call what I have and this gas-drinking monstrosity by the same name seems wrong, but just as an elephant and a mouse are both animals, they are, on some level, the same thing. On the... Read more »

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I modified a wireless doorbell system to turn on a light in addition to playing a tone. Read more »

The entrance to my garage opens onto a busy road just round a blind corner. This LED illuminated SLOW sign before the corner flashes whenever the garage door is open.

After publishing the article last week with a collection of functional items to print, I received several great emails with interesting functional items in them. I’d love to get some more too! I plan on sharing them fairly regularly. One email stood out though. James Bryant has made many useful... Read more »

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There are planned service changes on the subway going to World Maker Faire this weekend in Queens. Read this PSA to better understand how these changes might effect your journey. Read more »

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Use a Raspberry Pi, camera, and free software to make a lockbox that opens only when it sees your mug. Read more »

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This is the tell-all guide to #Arduweenie, a bewitching maker project brought to you by Tenaya Hurst of Rogue Making and dog hunter LLC.  My project is a wire frame in the shape of a dachshund dog wrapped with a 5 meter long RGB LED strip which I program.  That’s... Read more »

The T-Rex greeted guests of Maker Faire Orlando.

Orlando’s got Disney’s Magic Kingdom and the Magic NBA team, and this past weekend Orlando had makers doing their own magic at a two-day Maker Faire at the Orlando Science Center.   A collaboration between the science center and the community-based Maker Effect Foundation, the Orlando Maker Faire is the first... Read more »

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