Ultralight First Aid Kit


I mentioned earlier this week that I would be going on an epic adventure to visit Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. My boyfriend and I will be travelling to a paddle-in camp site on kayaks. That means everything we bring must be ultralight– ¬†there is no room for fluffy... Read more »

In the Maker Shed: MintDuino Game Pack


The MintDuino Game Pack provides a fun and informative way to learn about the world of Arduino compatible microcontrollers. This exclusive Maker Shed kit give you all the necessary parts and instructions to create your very own 2-player reaction game. Read more »

Industrial Strength Altoids Tins

Industrial Strength Altoids Tin

These apparently sold out fast, and the price is no longer listed, but a little bird told me they were going for $25. A really great idea, for when you're done prototyping and ready to launch your mint-tin project out of a cannon, into high orbit, to the bottom of... Read more »

What’s Different About the Mintronics: Menta?


We've come across many an Arduino clone in the Maker Shed. While most don't add any value to the original occasionally you get one that does, like the Menta. We asked Limor Fried, the founder and engineer at Adafruit to talk about the MENTA and how it differs from other... Read more »