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Willem’s Audio Book Reader with finished enclosure complete with power button and headphone jack

Willem van der Jagt designed an Audio Book Reader using the Raspberry Pi for his grandfather who is losing his sight. It features an RFID card to scan the DVD boxes that correspond to the eBook when placed on top of the device. Read more »

Gauges on the MicroView

If you're having problems with your MicroView, you aren't alone, as it appears that close to 2,000 boards may have been sent out without bootloaders. We talk to Marcus Schappi about the problem. Read more »

Retro RC Racer opener

Using scrap sheet metal and pop rivets, you can construct a model 1930s British Midget racer that combines vintage “tether car” styling with modern R/C capabilities. Read more »

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September 13, 2014 marks the first year of the Mokena Mini Maker Faire, Held in conjunction with the eleventh annual Mokena Chamber of Commerce Food & Wine Fest. Organized by SpaceLab and the Mokena Mayor’s Technology Committee, the Mokena Mini Maker Faire aims to establish Mokena as a learning community and technology... Read more »

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If you've ever transferred money to your PayPal account, and immediately wanted it back, then maybe you can relate to this physical manifestation of a PayPal account created by Japanese artist nukeme. Read more »

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Who says there’s no fountain of youth? Plenty of Teslas and Smart Cars tool around New York City these days, strutting their state-of-the-art stuff (while carefully avoiding potholes). But there’s a car in Manhattan more than 40 years their senior that gets more love, from Canal St. to the Bowery... Read more »

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The shed is big enough to seat 16 people comfortably at worktables, and it can accommodate a huge 8-foot-high roll-up door. While we use it for a makerspace, with a transparent roof to admit natural light, it can easily be customized into something that works for you — and whatever... Read more »

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