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TechShop today announced a new partnership with hardware and software manufacturer National Instruments. Read more »

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Is Lenore Edman an evil mad scientist? Undeniably, since she is co-founder of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. But she's not really evil, is she? Read more »

RoboBrrds of a feather, flock together.

Erin Kennedy (aka RobotGrrl) is a very talented person whose creative energy has brought to life many fun and quirky robots. Erin also has a real talent for sharing her knowledge and encouraging others to share and grow together. Read more »

Coco Kaleel and Annika O'Brien, weeks after they first met.

"Having to explain the principles of soldering forced me to reassess my methods and ultimately made me much better at soldering," says roboticist Annika O'Brien, on the mutually beneficial effects of teaching your skills to others. Read more »


With a host of new 3D printers in the Maker Shed, we thought we’d share some cool ideas for things YOU can 3D print to make your summer the best ever! We love the cutting-edge Felix 3.0, affordable and reworked Printrbot Simple Metal (check out our blog post on it... Read more »


Today, June 23, is National Women In Engineering Day as announced by the Women’s Engineering Society. This announcement coincides with the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Women’s Engineering Society. The aim is to celebrate the work that women do in engineering, and to showcase the great engineering careers... Read more »


Maker Faire Kansas City is back for the 4th year! Starting Saturday June 28th, the absolutely gorgeous Union Station will be full of 3D printers, knitting, printing presses, autonomous drones, trash built instruments, robots, games, and even battling model boats. This year, the event is the biggest it has ever... Read more »