Swaying Arm Ghost

This is my version of a “Flying Crank Ghost.” I’m calling it a “Swaying Arm Ghost.” Many years ago, I knew I didn’t have the parts, patience or skills to build a true FCG with a motor, gears and wires, let alone a location to install it. Having made a... Read more »

Gigantic Bubble Generator

When I read the Geekcon 2010 call for projects, I thought, what the hack — I’ll do it. Inspired by Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way, I decided to let creativity into my life, and start inventing things. I watched Sterling Johnson’s magnificent “Giant Stinson Beach Bubbles” clip on YouTube, and... Read more »

Build a Wirebot

When you hear the word “wirebot,” you likely think of those cameras racing along wires above sporting events, unobtrusively capturing amazing action footage. Our wirebot will be quite a bit simpler, and a lot cheaper, however it offers quite a few cool possibilities. Some of these applications include things like... Read more »