Kailey Shara, 
Danna Torio, 
Jaimie Hadden, and Amogha Srirangarajan pose with Carbon Origins’ Phoenix 0.3 test rocket on the morning of its first — and last — launch.

The founders of Carbon Origins moved to the desert to launch rockets. It was harder than they expected. Read more »


3D print and snap together this little race car with a brushless motor, Flutter wireless microcontrollers, and a few bucks of filament. Read more »

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Backyard games like Cornhole are a lot of fun. But you can make them even better by adding lights and sounds. By hooking up some simple electronics, you can make the board light up and play a victory fanfare whenever someone scores. Here is how to make it. Read more »


Looking at historical inventions is a way for students to interact with technology and understand it. Read more »


The Amazing Air-Filled Under-Sea Adventure used more than 40,000 balloons to fill the building’s five-story atrium. Read more »


Instead of dropping them in a tank of water, this crazy creation puts a person inside a chamber full of fire. Read more »


If you’ve used a desktop music application, you’ve probably discovered some type of hypnotic visualization feature that renders patterns and colors that are synchronized to your tunes. But how many of those visualizations create a 3D model viable for 3D printing? My bet is probably zero. Blair Neal, a Brooklyn-based... Read more »