creativity

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: For the Person who has Everything

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: For the Person who has Everything

You know that person, heck, you probably are that person. The holidays can be difficult for people who are married to/siblings/friends of people like you and me. So, what’s a person to do when you end up on their gift list? Throw in the towel? Get a lousy gift card? No! Get something awesome, and […]

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Top 10: Notebooks and pens

Our quarterly theme of Tools for Creativity continues with this roundup of excellent pens and notebooks to help you express your creativity. #10 XY servo sandbox drawing tool #9 How-To: “Indestructible” 3-ring binder #8 Brand name pencils #7 Hypotrochoid-drawing robot #6 Designer Moleskines #5 IR laser wood-burning pen #4 Tesla CD turbine pencil sharpener #3 […]

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David Pescovitz on the world as a wunderkammer

MAKE Editor at Large David Pescovitz gave this wonderful talk at TEDxSoMA on “The world as a wunderkammer” (aka “cabinet of curiosities”). Hey, Mousey the Junkbot even makes a guest appearance. Woot! Pesco’s talk from TEDxSoMa: The World as a Wunderkammer From MAKE magazine: Check out MAKE, Volume 17: The Lost Knowledge issue! Buy your […]

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Checking back with B-Roll

Checking back with B-Roll

Back in April, I posted about Charlie Visnic, a film editor from Fullerton, CA, who had chosen a unique way to try and quite smoking — creating a blog, called “The B-Roll — One Creative Thing a Day,” and then doing a project each day and documenting it. I loved the idea, loved the content […]

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30 Days of Creativity start today

30 Days of Creativity is a social initiative encouraging people to create stuff, anything, every day for 30 days. This is your excuse to buy that tub of Playdough, unbox your Erector set, or dust off your Holga. You might be working on one huge project for 30 days straight. Maybe you are creating something […]

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