Photo: Loren Roberts

The quest to solve one of the persistent barriers to citizen space exploration. Read more »

Photo Credit: Hep Svadja

Going to Mars is humanity’s straight-up toughest engineering challenge yet. Sharpen your skills with these DIY projects, and maybe you’ll get picked for the colony. Read more »

robot resurrection

Maker Faire San Diego is October 3rd and 4th. Don't miss out on cupcake cars, real life Battleship, and towering tall bots. Read more »


The joy of making sweeps Germany from Hannover to Berlin with this Maker Faire Read more »

Sprout by HP 3D PC and scanner

Sprout by HP has a touch-sensitive 'mat' that goes beyond conventional computers and provides an experience so easy even a child can use it. Read more »


It couldn't be easier to create these cool, creepy mummy hands from masking tape. Read more »


Build this aquaponic garden to bring your veggies and your fish tank into perfectly sustainable harmony. Then use Arduino to take your set-up to the next level. Read more »