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Jorge sent in a link to his latest creation, the Pan PC. It’s made from found and recycled parts that he has collected. Apparently it doesn’t even require electricity? Now that’s cool. [Thanks Jorge] Pan PC is my final draft of the graduate in electronics applied to the arts (IUNA),... Read more »

Combining two longtime favorite projects here at MAKE, Peter Csaszar’s Nixie Tube Propellor Clock displays high voltage time with persistence of vision - The nixie tube, as well as the entire clock electronics driving it, is placed on the Spinning Board – the circuit board mounted on the floppy drive’s... Read more »

DHRECK sent in his interesting mod of the Wii-Mote. It uses several different kinds of hemp fibers to cover the original plastic case. I assume by the popularity of this project that more hemp-covered objects are in the works. [Thanks DHRECK] In stark contrast with the original Wii-mote set, what... Read more »

This makes me deeply happy on a whole bunch of different levels. Mutoid Waste Company [via BotJunkie] Read more »

If you’ve performed kive with a band, you likely know how important monitor speakers are. Without a vocal monitor, things can go awry quite quickly – and to make matters worse, many small venues don’t have them. To keep tabs on sonic output, Mark took matters into his own hands... Read more »

This Tesla coil car alarm system will not only save your car from being stolen, but will also cook any potential thief as if they were BBQed on site. Check out the link for pics of the construction of this beast, and be careful next time you try to jimmy... Read more »

If you were at Maker Faire Austin, you may have seen this honky-tonky belt buckle Ryan from SparkFun built which incorporates an MP3 player. It even has an MMA7260 Triple Axis Accelerometer on it to create a hip-thruster interface (i.e. you change songs by thrusting your hips). Oh, THAT’s not... Read more »


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