The SeeedStudio Xadow-based Smartstrap for the Pebble Time.

We take a look at the SeeedStudio Xadow-based Smartstrap for Pebble Time. This is the first time that the Smartstrap has ever been seen in public. Read more »

Flames dance to the music in this quintuple Rubens' tube from Minor Catastrophe Productions.

When Michael Kearney was tasked with creating an impressive display for Guerrilla Science, he settled on one of the most wonderful combinations possible: fire and music. He took the basic principle of a Rubens’ tube and multiplied it, because more fire is always better! If you’ve never seen a Rubens’... Read more »

Bonnie, Daniel, and Erica, from MakerKids

It's called "MakerKids Rube Goldberg Device," but the point of the exhibit is more about getting kids to work together toward a goal Read more »

Microsoft came to Maker Faire Bay Area 2015 with an array of projects centered around interactivity and fun. Faire-goers got hands-on time with a human-sized keyboard (á la FAO Shwartz) and a Selfie Curtain that uses a Windows 10 app to capture images and display them on a huge RGB... Read more »

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Karen Diggs’ company Kraut Source sells kits that allow you to explore the fermentation process with any produce you can think of. The fermentation process utilizes a salt brine, which differs from the pickling process in that it generates probiotics. In turn, the probiotics allow you to ingest good bacteria... Read more »

Arduino Launches New Global Brand, Genuino, Announces Manufacturing Partnership with Adafruit

Through a U.S. manufacturing partnership with Adafruit and the launch of a new global sister brand called Genuino, Arduino.cc today announces a couple of big moves that address the manufacturing challenges that have emerged for the company over the past few months. Much of 2015 has seen the open-source board... Read more »