Heads up, the next Handmade Music meet-up will happen Thursday of next week @ 3rd Ward in Brooklyn. This time we’ve even got someone to bring the drinks! Eminent Eventmaster Peter Kirn of CDM writes up the details - Handmade Music is now a monthly affair at the wonderful 3rd... Read more »

Vivian Caccuri‘s Submersed Songs tracks the movement of four carp and uses that data to control an audio mix - Submersed Songs is a sound installation that generates mp3 player remixes through the movements of four live fish. The animals’ movements and the proximity among them work as a parameter... Read more »

I read a great article a few years called “Where to Get a Good Idea: Steal It Outside Your Group“. Sociologist Ronald Burt argues that creative ideas aren’t magically created, but rather, they are well-known concepts re-applied in new arenas. Maybe that cool paper punch found in the stationary store... Read more »

Kris DeGraeve, of the dynamic Kris and Carly duo, sent us a link to her latest project, a beautiful inlaid box with a secret compartment. A really nicely detailed Instructable. Hidden Treasure Box – Inlaid Wood Box with Hidden Compartment Related: Kris and Carly dress like cake! From the pages... Read more »

A pair of ‘punked out goggles and headphones, posted to a Russian photo site. Gadgets Read more »

Wow: All Power Labs has converted a Honda Accord to run on trash: We may not yet have a flux capacitor for time travel, but we do already have the equivalent of “Mr. Fusion”, which if cleverly applied, will enable you to run your car on everyday “trash”– today. This... Read more »

A little update, there is now a Make: television torrent. Make: television debuted online and on public television (broadcast / cable tv) January of 2009. The series encourages everyone to invent, revent, recycle, upcycle, and act up. Based on the popular Make magazine, each half-hour episode hopes to inspire viewers... Read more »


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