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This clever, straightforward build is fun for both parent and child. YouTuber Daddy Handy shares his easy to build go-kart. It’s constructed with household items and parts from the hardware store. Parts range from a 2×4 chassis, a few small boards, hinges, zip ties, nuts, bolts, and an 18V power... Read more »

Hole_Punch_Flipbook

Artist Scott Blake has come up with a cool variation on the classic animation flipbook. Using a hole punch, he creates animations in negative space by punching out holes in various shapes that spin and dance as you flip through the book. The books are 36 pages, constructed from 110#... Read more »

gokart

Educator and Make: author Gever Tulley helps kids build their own drill-powered go-karts at his Tinkering School in Montara, Calif., using small welded frames, bike parts, and cheap corded drills. We asked him to build a version for Make:, but we wanted it to be large and powerful enough to carry an... Read more »

jetPack_2

Ten years ago this spring, on April 22 and 23, the staff of a scrappy new “technology on your time” magazine called Make: descended upon a very spacious and suddenly sparse-looking San Mateo fairgrounds. No one was actually sure how many people would attend, or how all this was going... Read more »

A bit of fog machine sets the mood for a round of Laser Equipped Annihilation Protocol.

Laser Equipped Annihilation Protocol (L.E.A.P.) is a live-action game installation that challenges players to reach the back of the room in a set amount of time without coming into contact with an alternating pattern of lasers mounted every few feet. Read more »

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending a home appliance hackathon at GE’s FirstBuild facility in Louisville, Kentucky. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering how anyone really could go about “hacking” an appliance. I was pleasantly surprised, and I think you will be too. Lets start... Read more »

Under the skin of Hasbro's creations

We had the pleasure of being among the exhibitors at last weekend’s Robot Block Party (produced by Rhode Island Students of the Future) in Providence, Rhode Island. Brown University’s Pizzitola Center was packed the whole day, with some great exhibits and lots of attendees. Our immediate neighbors, XactSense, attach LIDAR... Read more »