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A simple three-switch effects looper for the BeagleBone Black built with open source software. Read more »

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Five years ago book digitization was the domain of giants β€” Microsoft and Google. Commercial book scanners cost as much as a small car. Collectively, we tried to fix that. Here's how to build the Archivist β€” the VW Beetle of book scanners β€” cheap, durable, and tremendously effective. It’s... Read more »

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In another move embracing the maker culture, the White House has announced their latest challenge. Design a 3D printable holiday ornament and it could be selected to be displayed at the White House. This contest is being run through Instructibles, and is open to everyone. You don’t have to have... Read more »

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See an actual house of wax made by artist Alex Chinneck in the flesh! Read more »

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As an adult, it can be difficult to admit that you thoroughly enjoyed a “young adult” book or movie. Fortunately for us, Youtuber “Koalipops” has no such reservation, and has, in fact, provided the world with an intriguing idea for how to make a Hunger Games pie. The results look... Read more »

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Oobleck is a delightful non-Newtonian fluid that exists as a liquid under low-stress situations, but becomes more viscous when agitated or vibrated. Named after a fictional green precipitation in a Dr. Seuss book, the substance is fun on its own, but you can add more awesome by making it glow... Read more »

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Maker Faire favorites like the Life Size Mousetrap and Cyclecide were born of junk donated by the now-closed ACE Junkyard. Filmmaker Yasmin Mawaz-Khan is Kickstarting for her documentary about this San Francisco maker landmark. Read more »

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