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Kinetic Creatures Plans to Go Big for Maker Faire Bay Area

Rory, Elly and Gino

Lucas Ainsworth and Alyssa Hamel of Kinetic Creatures are already hard at work on the project they have planned for their 2nd appearance at the Maker Faire Bay Area: An enormous, bike-powered, cardboard "Rory the Rhino." Check out how they are learning to weld, sourcing new parts, and challenging themselves... Read more »

“Heads Down” Display for Bicycles

Bike Projector Heads Down Display In Motion

So far the coolest thing I've seen at SXSW has been this clever early-stage prototype from our own Matt Richardson. It's a "dynamic bike headlight" which can project your speed (and other useful information) onto the road surface in front of you. Matt showed off the proof-of-concept build, this morning,... Read more »

Bike-Portable Workbench


It’s easy to put the toolbox and workmate in the trunk of my car and drive to the next job, but there has to be a more environmentally friendly solution if I am working near my house. Today, I will show you a DIY mobile toolbox and workbench that folds... Read more »