Drones & Vehicles

Building a Life-Size Bumblebee Transformer

Building a Life-Size Bumblebee Transformer

Sci-fi robot engineer extraordinaire, James Bruton, attempts to build a real Transformer.

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What Happened to the Drones From Zano, the

What Happened to the Drones From Zano, the $3 Million Dollar Failed Kickstarter?

Many of you probably remember the Zano drone, a kickstarter that raised over 3 million dollars, then collapsed, failing to deliver functional drones to backers. I’m not going to get into why it failed, but rather what happened to all those tiny drone bodies, circuit boards, and motors that were left over as the company […]

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Adam Savage Attempts to Build a Pedal-Powered Strandbeest

Adam Savage Attempts to Build a Pedal-Powered Strandbeest

Adam struggles to complete his rendition of a human-powered “Strandbeest.”

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Build an R/C Plane from a Pizza Box

Build an R/C Plane from a Pizza Box

Turn the greasy box your lunch came in into a zippy little flying wing plane.

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Drawbots and other Retro Robots

Drawbots and other Retro Robots

A series on Adafruit that looks at robotic history and the robot tech of yesteryear.

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