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I started getting interested in Blythe when I wanted to make a three-dimensional self portrait, and was dumbfounded by the enormous community of customizers working with the Blythe Doll. One of the main online sources for customization is Puchi Collective, which houses oodles of tops for changing her eyechips, face... Read more »

Palm introduced a new phone today called the Palm pre, it catches them up to what’s out there and looks like a solid phone – there is also a new WebOS for it, I’m going to take a close look at it – but what I think is more interesting... Read more »

From BB: Lisa Jones’s Symbiosis chairs start to get at the potential of cheap and ubiquitous laser-cutters — the backs are and seats cut with highly intricate designs inspired by human anatomy. Shown here, the Venus Chair from 2006. Read more »

ArtFall, a collaboration between Brent Bushnell and Eric Gradman @ Mindshare Labs, creates a 2D physics simulation from hand drawn art. Eric explains - Basically, you draw on a whiteboard; a camera captures what you’ve drawn and inserts your art into a physics simulator. Objects are then “dropped” from the... Read more »

Here’s a really nicely done drawbot, built around a BEAM Trimet spinner bot. Check out the couple of other bots they have on their YouTube channel. bicorewalker Channel Read more »

This is one of the better DIY electric rides that I have come across. It’s an amazing 48-Volt, 15 horsepower, bike that uses a Briggs and Stratton Etek motor. It looks like it’s a very smooth ride. However, at those speeds I would suggest using a motorcycle helmet. What a... Read more »

Got an extra router in your parts pile? How about an wifi enabled robotic car? Wifi Robot: A remote control car that can be driven over the internet or with a laptop wirelessly from up to 500m away. It has a live-feed network camera so that it can be driven... Read more »


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