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How-To: Fluorescent Jell-O

How-To: Fluorescent Jell-O

Clever food-safe trick to make glow-in-the-blacklight Jell-O that is, nonetheless, edible. At least in theory. I have seen this trick in a couple places, but Instructables user cluracon has the best instructions and photography of the bunch.

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“Do more with less” and the Windows Phone 7 giveaway!

“Do more with less” and the Windows Phone 7 giveaway!

The T-Mobile HTC HD7 phone being given away to one MAKE reader To promote the release of the Windows Phone 7, Microsoft is partnering with various websites, including MAKE, to give away a Windows Phone 7 to each site’s readership. To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment on the theme […]

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Play-Doh shoes!

Play-Doh shoes!

Core77 is having a fairly brilliant promotional contest that prompts readers to make, photograph, and submit a Play-Doh model of their favorite footwear. There’s still a week left to enter, and, in the meantime, a large and amusing gallery of submissions to date.

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Creative reuse design contest

Creative reuse design contest

Inhabitat has just launched their annual “Spring Greening” creative reuse contest. There’s a $250 prize for the best example of “clever, creative reuse of old objects or materials that might otherwise be collecting dust.” Deadline is midnight East Coast time on May 3. [Thanks, Mike!]

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Want free tickets to the 2010 International RoboGames?

Our friends at RoboGames want us to give away two sets of two tickets to the 2010 International RoboGames, happening this weekend at the San Mateo Fairgrounds (San Mateo, CA). To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment below — why not tell us which robot competition you’d be most excited […]

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Alex Rider contest WINNERS!

Alex Rider contest WINNERS!

Thanks to everyone who entered the Alex Rider Dream Gadget Contest! We had a great time checking out all of the entries with lasers, grappling hooks, and other spy-stealth goodies, all designed by Alex Rider fans ages 8-18. It was a hard decision, but the winners are in! Grand Prize Winner: The Listening Cup by […]

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