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MAKE Asks: Turning Pro

MAKE Asks: Turning Pro

MAKE Asks: is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other.

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Help Lifesize Mousetrap Grow

Lifesize Mousetrap provides a great opportunity to see real world applications of physics, spectacle and problem solving. Perhaps you remember endless hours of fussing with cardboard and plastic parts trying to get the mousetrap together to catch the mouse. Mostly, I recall that the build was way more interesting than the actual game. Over the years, Mark Perez has built the life size version of Moustrap along with his band of merry Rubes. They’ve taken the show on the road to Maker Faires in Austin, Detroit and San Mateo. People keep asking for more, and so they’ve set up a Kickstarter campaign to fund a traveling version of Lifesize Mousetrap to bring to schools and demonstrate their festive take on the game.

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Greenwich House Pottery’s Summer Arts Program for Kids

Greenwich House Pottery’s Summer Arts Program for Kids

Non-profit ceramics studio Greenwich House Pottery (GHP) in New York City is in the running for a $5,000 grant that they’ll use to fund summer arts programming for NYC kids in need. And they need your vote. For more than 100 years, Greenwich House Pottery has offered classes and workshops to New Yorkers of all […]

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