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What maker cannot help but love Aardman Animations? Today, you can meet a few of the brilliant artists who bring Aardman’s irresistible characters to life during our LIVE Maker Camp Hangout on Air at 11am Pacific time (2pm Eastern) on or the Maker Camp Google+ Community. Aardman produces a... Read more »

Now, two bedrooms! Sort of like dorm living... I could handle it.

One renter out of Silicon Valley, California, refuses to pay the inflated rates for two-bedroom apartments, so he rents one-bedroom apartments and converts them into two beds himself without the owner ever knowing. For $300, you’ll never have to pay full price for a two bedroom ever again. Read more »

Hknssn’s Lego Space Elevator could theoretically stack Legos all the way into space

Hknssn’s robotic Lego Space Elevator. 4 NXT servomotors, 8 EV3 servomotors, 8 touch sensors and a color sensor to stack the interlocking modules together on a conveyor-like platform. Read more »


Learn to make fermented pickles in this easy to follow step-by-step tutorial. Big batch or small batch, your choice! They won't last long in a pickle-loving house. Read more »

Mixed Media Engineering brings 1800's tech to the modern age... then to kickstarter

Mixed Media Engineering creates a rope braiding system based on 1800's machine that does the same. Kickstarter campaign inbound. Read more »


If you’re privileged enough to have a backyard, especially one without excessive deed restrictions, there’s a good chance you’ve thought about building something there. After all, you are reading Make’s website! You could buy a playset kit from your local hardware or toy store, but what’s the fun in that?... Read more »

Tactical solar power is ideal for the zombie apocalypse, electrical grid failure and even camping!

Doomsday preppers, hoarders, take note… Electrical power can go down at any time due to natural disasters, overwhelmed power stations and, of course, various apocalypses. Still, in those times, some of the more thrifty individuals turn to gas powered generators to keep their frozen burritos cool and their favorite shows... Read more »


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