The Future of Farming is Open Source

With support from RAFI in 2011, Lil Farm's George O'Neal and Kelly Owensby started started a local sustainable agriculture tool lending library that now includes 11 farms.

The Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) and Farm Hack aim to promote farmers as innovators and makers through a new project called Growing Innovation. The two organizations have launched a collaborative Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation of an open source online library of agricultural innovations and a new book... Read more »

Downton Design T-Shirts

Bros for Life shirt

If, like me, you downright REFUSE to leave the world of Downton behind, then you will love animator Daisy Edward's t-shirt designs on Red Bubble. Daisy creates the illustration herself and then through Red Bubble, they become t-shirts for us to wear dreaming of Downton. She also has a hilarious... Read more »

Cyber Monday at O’Reilly


If you recently acquired an ebook reader, tablet, or smartphone and are looking to expand your technical library with quality ebook and video titles, then you’ll be happy to know that today you can save 50% on all ebooks and videos from That means that copy of Encyclopedia of... Read more »

Introducing Hack a Day: the retro edition

String Plotter - HackADay by Mr. Bell.

Love the news coming from Hack a Day Hack a Day hasn’t change its format since 2004. Even though MAKE has gone Web 2.0 with buttons using mouseover, and Instructables has fancy drop-down menus, Hack a Day has been a constant black background, green text child of the web circa... Read more »

Your Comments


And we're back with our twenty-seventh installment of Your Comments. Here are our favorites from the past week, from Make: Online, our Facebook page, and Twitter. Read more »