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3D printers are coming to schools. How do we make the most of them? Read more »

Wearable "Flash Sensor" for Heat/Humidity inside PPE

Attention sensor fans! The protective suits worn by Ebola caregivers in West Africa get HOT! The heat and moisture buildup reduce work time to a paltry 40 to 60 minutes per shift. Maker solutions such as this Flash Sensor, prototyped by Kailey Shara, are helping. Caregivers on the front line of the Ebola crisis are torn... Read more »

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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 — 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 — the VW Beetle of book scanners — 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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