Cool Tools has a review up for The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay and Neil Ardley, which has just been added to my wish list. The striking and explanatory illustrations show you how even very complicated things work in a simple and fun way.
Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).