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Robots are taking over the world. They’re everywhere you look, including our Ultimate Makers Gift Guide! Our editors sorted through tons of robots to bring you their favorite selections for this holiday season. There are bots for absolute beginners, like Brush bots or the adorable Cardboard Cutie obstacle avoiding robot. The incredibly... Read more »

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Attendance and exhibitors at Maker Faire Tokyo have grown dynamically, at least 50% per year. The previous venues proved too small, so this year the event moved to the Big Sight Convention Center – the largest event and trade show facility in Japan.   Kenji Ishida’s transformer robot was showing... Read more »

cable ties

I spotted this fantastic idea for cable ties floating around on Pinterest. By the looks of it, the source comes from a magazine clipping (title unknown). This is a super simple idea, and all of the instructions are written in this clipping. The key to this hack is using the synthetic... Read more »

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Makers need tools. Its simple, we can’t make stuff without the proper tools. Maybe that tool is a screwdriver, maybe it is a scanner, maybe it is just storage for the parts of our projects. We have to have them or nothing will get done! The Tools & Tech section... Read more »

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Virtual Reality is on the rise which has prompted a new trend of homemade 3D viewers that are starting to surface as more and more people experiment with VR. This particularly fun instructables project was made by a guy named Jay Kent who owns and operates a Leather & Fine... Read more »

Looking back at how much you've improved over time.

When talking with friends and co-workers you may notice a tendency to bring up things that bother you. Its normal, we generally share the negative sides of things and identify and empathize over our similar frustrations. It is a really easy thing to do, to start a conversation with “I... Read more »

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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