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If you want furniture, you might go to one of many well known stores that sells particle board items that will fall apart in a few years. If you want something better, but not too expensive, you can buy something used, or even something new that requires a bit of... Read more »

The buzzer on a washer or dryer may be OK for most people, but what if you would like something a little more versatile to tell you when your laundry is done? Here’s an interesting solution involving an Arduino Yún that sends a text message when the washer or dryer... Read more »

Dean Segovis’ Fetch-O-Matic is an automatic tennis ball launcher the gives dogs a workout while having fun. The secret to the launcher is the windshield wiper motor housed inside. When a ball is dropped inside the holder, it sends some power to the motor, which in turn transfers the energy to the spring-loaded throw arm and launches the ball. Those savvy enough can train their dogs to use it by themselves whenever they want to have fun.

  Pets are people too. If corporations can be labeled as people then why can’t our pets? Regardless, when it comes to our pets, we often spoil them with lavish gifts to show our affections. Makers on the other hand tend to build projects that help with everything from feeding... Read more »

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No, that’s not a plastic drink stirrer you see in the picture above, it’s an actual metal sword made from two nails. If you have some simple tools, like an anvil and hand drill, this sword takes the prize for best awesomeness-to-cost ratio. If you watch the video below, you... Read more »

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If you’re tired of folding up a piece of paper into a triangle “ball,” Here’s another interesting idea for papercraft football, just in time for bowl season! This game looks to be a combination of electric football, where plastic “players” are moved around the vibrating playing surface, and a bristlebot,... Read more »

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If you’re in the Times Square, New York area, you owe it to yourself to visit the Times Square RadioShack today. They’ve got a room set up where you can look at a whole bunch of littleBits demos, and even make your own littleBits ornament that you can take home.... Read more »

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