Photo: Becca Henry

The five panels at the Make: Education Forum provided many quotable moments, and good lessons for parents or anyone working with students. Read more »

The Walabot sensor board attached to a cellphone looking through drywall to find a hidden pipe.

The Walabot is a new 3D imaging sensor that can detect movement and speed, see through walls, and analyze materials to tell you their composition. Read more »

The intake side of the G1. (Photo: Rafe Needleman)

At the World Maker Faire in New York, we saw Tomko demo his G1 home-built engine. Read more »


This beautiful lamp is modeled after Thor's Hammer, Mjölnir. The files are available on Thingiverse so you can print it yourself. Read more »


This mini fridge was a free find from Craigslist, and now it's been upcycled and is home to some adorably recently hatched chicks. Read more »

Team #20, the Ice House. The winner of the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge.

During Maker Faire Bay Area NASA announced a new $2.25 million competition to design and build a 3D printed habitat intended for deep space exploration. Today winners of the first stage of the competition were announced here at Maker Faire New York. Read more »


At Maker Faire, almost everything can constitute being a toy, as it all seems to delight and make me feel like a little kid. Read more »