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While out on a family vacation, we stumbled upon this absolutely wonderful person. Meet Ralph Douglas Jones, an artist living in Tybee Island Georgia.  Ralph has taken the happy fish as his image, and makes a ton of them, but also has many other fantastic reuses of materials sitting around... Read more »

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While attending UCSB in 2001, Mike Hexter founded Hexcorp, a product design and consulting firm with a reputation for passion and for cutting edge technology. Over the years, the company has developed a wide array of specialized skills such as rapid prototyping, research and development, product design, manufacturing and business... Read more »

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One weekend remains to see an exhibition of STEM + Arts = STEAM, at Arts Westchester in White Plains, NY. Even when this exhibition is over, look for more STEAM art in your town! Read more »

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Anything is possible with the right mix of brains and brawn. And we all know that when we get together with our best buds, things often take a hilarious turn towards the ludicrous. Some of the oversized, outlandish projects coming out of makerspaces prove just how true — and fun — that is. Read more »

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Hillhacks is an event that I’ve been working on with CCC for the past year. It’s a two week workshop/conference/temporary hackspace in Dharamsala, India in the Himalayan foothills and anybody is invited to join. Immediately following the event is the Dharamsala International Film Festival so attendees can unwind and enjoy a... Read more »

Somerville, Massachusetts – Artisan's Asylum is one of the largest makerspaces in the country. Housed in the old Ames Safety Envelope facility, this village of 120 makersʼ studios under one roof comes with fabrication tools galore and offers classes for new makers on everything from bike building to lampworking. Donʼt miss Stompy, their Kickstarted giant hexapod robot.

What makes a makerspace interesting? Itʼs not just the size of the shop or the number of active members. Nor is it the selection of tools. Sure, those pieces count, but itʼs how a makerspace slots into its community — elevating and inspiring the makers — that makes it stand... Read more »

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On Sunday July 13th Kingsport Tennessee a town in the heart of Appalachia was host to the 3rd Annual Kingsport Mini Maker Faire. The Faire was billed as an event where “tech meets hillbilly ingenuity” and made good on its promise with lots of local cultural influence on top of... Read more »

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