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Steve Edward’s simple DIY Edison breakout board

The Intel Edison debuted a number of months ago, but only recently have custom breakout boards made their way into the wild. Self-proclaimed Hacker and SharedCircuits user Stephen Edward created his Simple Edison Breakout Board to rectify that shortcoming. The Edison, a powerful single board computer, is computationally quick rendering... Read more »

DroneGlobe - Small & Slow

Spectacular 5-minute fly-by of iconic NYC sites by Bronx-based drone enthusiast Victor Chu. One favorite is the Unisphere, adjacent to where World Maker Faire takes place in Flushing Meadows, Queens. Read more »


  If you’ve been to any historical monuments or large parks, you’ve probably seen a large bronze statue of a famous person, or perhaps of animals. Admittedly, I’ve never questioned how these figures were made, but there is a huge amount of work that goes into it, especially before the... Read more »

Danielle George and the robotic orchestra. (Credit: Paul Wilkinson Photography)

The first of the Royal Institution's Christmas Lectures, this year all about the maker movement, are now available online. Read more »

Kate Mulcahy standing in front of the Shell Centre, ready to play Tetris. (Credit: Newscast)

The grand finale for this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lectures was a building sized game of Tetris. We talk to Kate Mulchay who was the lead hacker for the project. Read more »


An ordinary IKEA table becomes the center of attention when it's turned into a music visualizer! Read more »


Christmas has come and gone, and you’ve probably (hopefully) packed up the ornaments and stored them for next year. If, however, you’d like to “celebrate” the really cold weather we’ve been having in much of the United States, you could use these instructions to make icicle ornaments out of a... Read more »


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