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From a simple spoke amplifier to monitors that gather useful data, there's sure to be a bike hack out there that will elevate your ride. Read more »


Sculpting with polymer clay provides a versatility in timing and workability that is prized by many artists. In this tutorial we will go over the steps for creating a wolf head. Read more »

The new Tessel 2.

From the beginning of June new FCC rules came into effect in the United States for Wi-Fi devices, and they've had some unexpected consequences. Read more »

Foamcore Lamp design.

Brown University's Ian Gonsher shares tips and best practices for prototyping low resolution designs in foamcore. Read more »

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Cool DIY T-Virus canisters almost make up for the confusing plot of the Resident Evil films. Read more »

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The Ozarks Mini Maker Faire is coming and there will be incredible sights, like virtual reality and flaming sculptures! Read more »

A typical jeweler's bench pin.

A typical jeweler’s bench pin. Dave Hrynkiw of Solarbotics recently shared this tip with me and I thought it was enough of an “ah-ha” to share it with you. Dave retrofitted his workbench to add a pop in/out bench pin, a standard tool used by jewelry makers. A bench pin... Read more »