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Giant electric pastrymobiles invade Maker Faire

Maker Faire mavens Sherry Huss (frosted) and Louise Glasgow. Dapper roving reporter Matt Mets looks on. Photo: Kipp Bradford, Make: Online Technical Editor


Louise is amazing as a pastry topping, too. Photo: Matt Mets, Make: Online Community Manager.

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“Backup is on the way, over.” Photo: Billy Baque, Discerning Boulevardier

This fleet of humongous cupcake scooters first appeared at the 2007 Maker Faire in San Mateo. They’re the brainchild of Tesla Motors engineer Greg Solberg.


I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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