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Custom “Makey” Mold-a-Rama Toy

Custom “Makey” Mold-a-Rama Toy

Blow-molded Maker Faire mascot figure from special die prepared for MFBA 2014.

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Makey the Robot Visits Olympic Park in Sochi

Makey the Robot Visits Olympic Park in Sochi

Here’s what Makey the robot saw on his trip to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia

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Announcing the 2nd Annual MAKE Magazine Industry Maker Awards (aka The Makeys)

Announcing the 2nd Annual MAKE Magazine Industry Maker Awards (aka The Makeys)

It’s that time again — announcing the 2012 season of The Makeys, our way of celebrating mainstream companies that express some aspect of the maker spirit in the products. Nominate your favorites!

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Holiday Hacking the Makey Robot

Holiday Hacking the Makey Robot

Our elves Make: Labs Interns have been working on a little something extra for the holiday season. Every order the Maker Shed fulfills comes with bonus holiday cheer in the form of a wooden laser-cut Makey Robot. It’s our only Christmas wish that, when you open your package from the Maker Shed, you immediately hack Makey and send us the pictures.

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Young makers make Makey robots

Young makers make Makey robots

Months ago, MAKE engineering intern Kris Magri designed and built Makey the Robot, one of our major projects that appeared in MAKE Volume 19. I remember the love and passion with which she crafted the little guy, getting him ready to present to the MAKE community. You never know what impact the things you create […]

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Principles of electricity

Principles of electricity

Feast eyes upon General Electric’s retro-beautifully animated film explaining the fundamentals of electricity. From the quite excellent Prellinger Collection of the Internet Archive. I had a hunch that electrons were cute and fun-loving, but I never imagined opposing charges being so darn burly! Come to think of it, I knew this little guy looked familiar […]

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