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You can disable a drone in the air with a Wi-Fi antenna made from a can and a little clever coding. After all, a drone is basically a flying computer.
An IV Swinger can be used to track the efficiency of solar panels. Learn how one maker made his own.
You can buy large cold-brew towers, but they’re expensive, aimed at coffee shops. Make your own instead, and automate it using Arduino.
How I built a crazy percussion robot with simple solenoids and a MIDIWidget
Use some LEDs to upgrade a $10 Ikea side table into a centerpiece that bumps and jives to the beat of your tunes. Get your freq on!
Computers & M...
One big problem with smart light bulbs is that the smarts are in the bulb.
This simple Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux laptop uses off-the-shelf parts, can be hooked up to a TV or monitor, and it fits in your pocket.
If you're playing for an audience you don't want to spend your set looking at a screen. See how one musician made this MIDI foot board for performances.
Using many light sources, reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) is a method for photographing that allows you to get 3D maps of surfaces.
Elektrosluch is a device for listening to electromagnetic fields. It works as a translator of oscillations from electromagnetic domain, through electric domain to audible domain. This is a tutorial on making your own basic version.
Turn an old headlamp into a power assist for your eyebrows. Use an infrared remote control to raise, lower, waggle, and adjust.
Learn how to build your own R2-D2 and join a dedicated community of Makers bringing Star Wars astromech droids to life. This comprehensive guide will get you started!
Whether you want to know how hot it is inside your pizza oven, your car, or somewhere else, you can gauge temperature remotely with Raspberry Pi.
Pump up your look using drone motors and pneumatic air muscles to give your wearables a hint of animation with soft robotics.
Fun & Games
This tin foil instrument can control a 555 timer and add interesting audio effects based on the principle of capacitance.
Learn how to modify an old portable cassette player into a customized Scratchbox capable of mimicking the complex sounds of a DJ turntable scratch.
Art & Sculptu...
A tasty pineapple snack provides the raw materials to build your own wobbling robot toy. This little guy will shake and vibrate simply by turning its head.
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