Make: Compressed Air Rockets Kit

Building this rocket launcher is a breeze, and folks are always amazed at how it shoots reusable paper rockets 200–300 feet high. The launcher is made from PVC pipe. You pressurize its chamber to 75psi with about 18 strokes of a bicycle pump, then release all the pressure in a... Read more »

Laser Harp

I once saw someone playing music by breaking laser beams with his hands. I thought it was fake, but discovered it was real and made my own laser harp. Read more »

Sous Vide Immersion Cooker

  I’m fascinated by sous vide cooking, in which foods vacuum-sealed in plastic are immersed in a precisely temperature controlled hot water bath to achieve optimal doneness. But most sous vide (soo-veed) cooking machines are commercial models that cost north of $2,000, and the first “home” version, the countertop SousVide... Read more »