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Elsie the dragon is an interactive animatronic sculpture. She is 7.5 meters long with a 6 meter wing span. Elsie can flap and fold her wings and snap her mouth, bend her neck and flick her tail about. She is controlled by an operator or by the public via sets of switches around a safety barrier. The crowd can collaborate to create coordinated movements. Elsie's propane gas system allows her to spit fire; she can also breathe smoke.

Check out an exciting weekend as Maker Faire Hannover returns on July 5-6 2014! Read more »


Tara Donovan's current exhibition a Pace Gallery, New York is made from surprisingly ordinary objects. Read more »

spitball drum

Juniper sees the world a bit differently. In his own words: “I live in a giant pop up book”. As you can see in the video, Juniper makes fantastic artwork from scrap cardboard, coroplast, and whatever else he gets his hands on. Not only do his creations look fantastic but... Read more »


Disk golf is an incredibly fun sport, but unfortunately many simply don’t have access to a disk golf course. Luckily, they’re not too difficult to build, as you can see in this instructable that takes you through the entire process of building one from hardware store parts for roughly $75.¬†... Read more »


When you want to move uptown from funky, plastic 3D-printed jewelry, you now have more options. Starting with a new resin from¬†MadeSolid, which has just released Firecast resin, designed specifically for investment casting, the process commonly used to turn 3D prints into jewelry. ¬†Conveniently, and coincidentially, Shapeways, the 3D print... Read more »


You can use this to cool down after a workout or between plays. Read more »


The radar communicates this to the cyclist by a system of LEDs Read more »