holidays

Beer bottle Christmas tree

Nothing captures the holiday spirit like staggering numbers of alcoholic beverage bottles. [via Unpluggd]

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Holiday Event: Unsilent Night

Dust off your tape player and join/start an Unsilent Night event in your town. From creator Phil Kline: Every year since 1992 I’ve presented UNSILENT NIGHT, an outdoor ambient music piece for an infinite number of boomboxes. It’s like a Christmas caroling party except that we don’t sing, but rather carry the music, each of […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Robots!

Holiday Gift Guide: Robots!

In the last few years, the world of hobby robotics has exploded. Driven by the plummeting prices and ubiquity of microcontrollers, servomotors, and other electronic and mechanical components, the growth in personal fabrication technologies, and the success of such commercial toy, hobby, and domestic robots as Lego Mindstorms, the Robosapien line, Japanese mini humanoids, and […]

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