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The MetaWear board next to a quarter for scale.

People have been predicting wearables would be the next big thing for about as long as I've been involved in technology, but this time they might be right. Read more »


The triumphant return of the Secret-Knock Gumball Machine. New and improved! Read more »

andi ottos cello

Amsterdam-based 3D Hubs looks at some interesting uses of 3D printing. Read more »


When faced with a tough technical challenge, you can always depend on a neighborhood hardware store. Read more »


Build this battle-tested rig to launch, track, and recover a high-altitude balloon that will carry your hacked Canon camera to the stratosphere. With this setup using APRS ham radio and the Trackuino — an Arduino-based communications board — any hobbyist or science class can photograph (and video) the Earth against... Read more »

The NorCal Mars Society is making better rovers for human planetary exploration.

Look out for exciting exhibits and presenters focused on our off-world future at Maker Faire Bay Area 2014. Read more »

Yuri's Night logo

Set up your own party to celebrate space exploration. Read more »