Our pal Jérôme Demers, maker of the ingenious Beetlebot project we featured in MAKE, Volume 12, and more recently here, on How-To Tuesday, has a new project, building an “energy seed lamp,” a sort of electronic plant that feeds on spent AA batteries.

Desktop energy seed lamp

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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