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Mixology and the Maker Movement

Mixology and the Maker Movement

Make:’s Emily Coker sits down with mixologist friend Jared Hirsch to discuss the history of craft cocktail culture and how it fits into today’s Maker Movement.

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The Japanese Art of Recognizing Beauty in Broken Things

The Japanese Art of Recognizing Beauty in Broken Things

In Japan, craftsmen practice the ancient art of kintsugi, or “golden joinery,” which is a method of restoring a broken object with lacquer.

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Interview: Nicole Grimwood on Electronics (and Cake)

Interview: Nicole Grimwood on Electronics (and Cake)

Nicole Grimwood is working towards a dual degree in engineering from Columbia University and liberal arts from Scripps College.

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Rockets, Robots, and Board Games: An Interview with Sherman Lam

Rockets, Robots, and Board Games: An Interview with Sherman Lam

Sherman Lam is an engineer at Harvey Mudd College who typically juggles six rigorous courses, a research position, and several clubs.

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This Rancor Suit Is the Most Realistic Star Wars Cosplay Ever

This Rancor Suit Is the Most Realistic Star Wars Cosplay Ever

Check out this Maker’s stunningly impressive build of the Rancor from Return of the Jedi that he made for ComicCon 2015.

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The Wonderful Whimsical Instruments of Maywa Denki

The Wonderful Whimsical Instruments of Maywa Denki

Maywa Denki is a true delight: a unique group seemingly not of this world and who cannot be easily described. You can call them a “Nonsense Factory“—we have, and they do. If I were to conjure up an algorithm to approximate their well-played silliness, just roll together Devo, Talking Heads, OK Go, Blue Man Group, and throw in a dash of LEGO […]

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