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Orlando is about to be taken over by the makers! The third year for the Maker Faire Orlando is coming up soon. Their call for makers ends Sunday, July 13th, so you better rush to get in contact with them to see if your project fits. They’ve already got over... Read more »


Riding a pump track is kind of like riding a roller coaster track. They are really, really fun to ride. And there's a whole scene of makers piling and packing and wetting dirt all for the sake of hours of pedal fun. Read more »


Attention NY makers! Join us this Thursday for our first Town Hall in Brooklyn & apply now before the Call for Makers ends later this month. Read more »


If you like taking selfies that render your likeness completely unrecognizable, then you may be just the assimilationist contrarian to make a hypnotically glitchy selfie with this experimental project Read more »


In a short interview, Greg Jackson from the ICRI (Intel Collaborative Research Institute) introduced us to “Pigeon sim”, an open-source software that is using the motion sensing technology of Kinect®. The software also works with the Leap Motion device (smaller Kinect) and Google earth enhanced with real-time data. Pigeon Sim is a... Read more »

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Note: This fun project is provided by Festo as part of their appearance for Maker Camp 2014. Watch a video of Festo’s Fin Gripper in action here. Make yourself a gripper that is based on a fish’s tailfin! There is a lot to be discovered in nature. We can learn quite a bit from... Read more »


What do you get when you combine a 40 foot diameter geodesic dome with LED strips and acrylic panels? Apparently something really amazing, as seen in the videos below. This dome was set up at burning man, making for an interesting space where one can be enclosed in light or... Read more »