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Free Tickets to Maker Faire New York: Join the Street Team

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Join the Maker Faire Street Team and earn two free tickets to the 2015 World Maker Faire New York

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Posted by | July 31st, 2015 12:15 PM

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Don’t Be a Drone Jerk

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The FAA is considering rules for drone flight, but we can do a lot as a community to ensure their proper use as well.

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Posted by | July 31st, 2015 11:06 AM

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Props to the Maker of These Fifth Element Candle Holders

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Though The Fifth Element has quite a cult following, it has never become popular enough for companies to come out with easily-available memorabilia, making it a perfect candidate for a homemade prop project.

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Posted by | July 31st, 2015 7:00 AM

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Install a Pressurized Water System on Your Car Bumper

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Self-trained "hobbyist engineer" Ed Zarick added running water to the outside of his jeep with a reservoir he installed in his bumper.

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Posted by | July 31st, 2015 6:30 AM

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Bike Contraption Whistles with the Movement of the Tide

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This art project at the San Francisco Exploratorium uses an old Huffy bike, a shipping container, and the tide to imitate Bosun's whistle.

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Posted by | July 31st, 2015 6:00 AM

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Amateur Craftsman Creates Professional Looking Watch

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Maker decides to combine his love of making and love of watches to create a watch with impressive, professional-looking results.

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Posted by | July 31st, 2015 5:30 AM

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DiResta: Book Binding

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In this edition of DiResta, Jimmy uses a mix of old techniques and new shortcuts, including some from YouTube, to bind his lab notebook.

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Posted by | July 30th, 2015 1:18 PM

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Make for People with Disabilities at the Bay Area Makeathon

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This makeathon will unite Makers and people who understand disabilities to develop prototypes that could address the challenges presented.

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Posted by | July 30th, 2015 10:05 AM

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Rockets, Robots, and Board Games: An Interview with Sherman Lam

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Sherman Lam is an engineer at Harvey Mudd College who typically juggles six rigorous courses, a research position, and several clubs.

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Posted by | July 30th, 2015 7:30 AM

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Brick, Steak, Phones, & Bitcoin: How Tech and Design Intersect to Shape Our Future

Knotty Objects curatorial team Joi Ito, Paola Antonelli, Kevin Slavin and Neri Oxman open the proceedings

We attended design summit "Knotty Objects" at the MIT Media Lab to talk about technology, design, and the future of humanity. Here's how it went.

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Posted by | July 30th, 2015 7:00 AM

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