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Hobbyist drone maker 3D Robotics announced today that it is buying Sifteo. Read more »

The Blink—a wire-free HD home monitoring and alert system

Kickstarter is the incubator for the Internet of Things. But when even silicon designers are coming to Kickstarter to crowdfund their next project, anyone not taking the platform seriously are missing out. Read more »

VRL

What started as a normal father/son Lego building competition ended in the conception of a virtual reality helmet made from the famous building blocks, and a 6-year-old son with the victory. Odd Arne Roll’s son, Theodore, may have won the battle, but it left Odd Arne with a working prototype of... Read more »

keyboard7

  If you want the coolest custom keyboard on the block, be prepared to do some soldering. A lot of soldering. Even though this keyboard looks incredible, Imgur user “Prodigydoo” recommends just buying a keyboard rather than sinking about 40 hours of work into this project. I’ve tried to modify... Read more »

Sharks Cove

There is no shortage of hardware companies that are currently trying to emulate the success of the Raspberry Pi, and now Microsoft is one of them. 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 »

kalal-a-vision

Although it looks like an ordinary photobooth, artist Jayme Kalal actually hand-prints each photograph from a compartment inside the booth! Read more »