Folding clothes is a boring and laborious chore. So speed up the process by making a folding board out of cardboard and duct tape. Read more »

Warhead, a heavyweight BattleBots competitor from 2002.
Image by Daniel Longmire.

BattleBots is coming back to TV — but fighting robots never really went away Read more »


Build your own extendable robo arm from paint stirring sticks! Read more »


How InMoov, the open-source, 3D-printed humanoid robot was born. Read more »


If creativity is intelligence having fun, then creating a board game is intelligence at play. One of my favorite units for the 7th grade class I teach is the Board Game Design unit. When my assistant principal walked into my class, though, she was skeptical. The kids had played board... Read more »


There’s a common argument that you can’t make anything useful on a 3D printer. That’s not exactly true, and these 3D printed hand bolts aren’t just useful, they also add utility to the hardware you already have in your shop. I can’t take full credit on this design — I first... Read more »

Bar top computer arcade

Take an unwanted desktop PC and build a bartop arcade gaming cabinet out of the parts. Read more »