Flipping a coin may be easy for most of us, but if you really thing about it, balancing a coin on the end of your thumb and then flicking isn’t actually that easy. Peter Brown has been playing board games with his daughter, who isn’t yet skilled at this act... Read more »


  Geeks sometimes fall for someone, and if things go well, we’re able to convince the other person to feel the same way. According to Sefi, he “used to build things all the time to impress her [Tania], until it worked.” After it worked, there was one more giant hack... Read more »


In this project, I am going to give you a basic introduction to 3D printing pens and how to use them Read more »

Note: This article is part of a series, documenting the All Sparks through the FIRST robotics season. To find the other parts of this series, see the list at the bottom of the article.  Everyone knows how it feels right before something awesome happens. The anticipation of Christmas Eve, the... Read more »

Steve Edward’s simple DIY Edison breakout board

The Intel Edison debuted a number of months ago, but only recently have custom breakout boards made their way into the wild. Self-proclaimed Hacker and SharedCircuits user Stephen Edward created his Simple Edison Breakout Board to rectify that shortcoming. The Edison, a powerful single board computer, is computationally quick rendering... Read more »

DroneGlobe - Small & Slow

Spectacular 5-minute fly-by of iconic NYC sites by Bronx-based drone enthusiast Victor Chu. One favorite is the Unisphere, adjacent to where World Maker Faire takes place in Flushing Meadows, Queens. Read more »


  If you’ve been to any historical monuments or large parks, you’ve probably seen a large bronze statue of a famous person, or perhaps of animals. Admittedly, I’ve never questioned how these figures were made, but there is a huge amount of work that goes into it, especially before the... Read more »


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