Kit-A-Day Giveaway: Gakken Mechamo Inchworm

To celebrate the release of our latest publication, the Make: Ultimate Kit Guide 2012 (and its companion website), we're giving away at least one of the cool kits reviewed in the issue each day during the holiday season. Today's giveaway is for a Gakken Mechamo Inchworm Kit (a $69.99 value.) Read more »

Spherical Helicopter Reconnaisance Drone

This drone, reportedly a prototype for the Japan Self Defense Force, has a single rotor and is said to be capable of 40 mph flight. And as the video shows, it's quite nimble. The catch? An 8-minute battery life. But the idea of enclosing the whole thing in a spherical... Read more »

Angriest Most Useless Machine

This very entertaining take on the classic most useless machine gag is not quite so patient as its ancestors. Oh sure, it does what they all do: When you turn it on, it turns itself off. And it’ll do that over and over again. But, much like my college roommate,... Read more »