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Interesting material from the growing DIY movement involving makershops, hackerspaces and the at-home maker!
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Open MAKE at the Exploratorium

Open MAKE at the Exploratorium | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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Those of us lucky enough to grow up in the Bay Area are probably familiar with the Exploratorium, the dream destination for science field trips.
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Young makers get early start on DIY

Young makers get early start on DIY | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Young makers get early start on DIY (photos)CNETKylie Choi and dad Tony popped into San Francisco's Exploratorium yesterday looking to get their hands on some science and came upon the Young Maker Open Make event, which wasn't on their radar but...
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Bistable Reeled Composites: The “RolaTube”

Bistable Reeled Composites:  The “RolaTube” | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Very cool widget from British firm RTL Materials, who’ve figured out a trick for making composite tubes that are pre-stressed, like a tape measure, such that they want to roll up into a rigid round tube structure when unfurled from a flat, coiled...
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uPrint Personal 3D Printer - Graphics Systems Corp

The New uPrint™ Personal 3D Printer Only $14,900* USD ... a far cry from the $1,999 MakerBot Replicator with the optional dual color head installed.

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The Vortex Lamp

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Yet another electro-mechanical lamp/light project. A vortex lamp for your desktop, living room or as a night light.The lamp produces a spinning water vortex inside a glass, that is then illuminated with LEDs.Another look (sorry for the poor photo...
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The Robotics Section of Make: Projects

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What some of you may not know about Make: Projects is that it's a full wiki platform, able to handle long-form articles and tutorials, not just step-by-step projects. In celebration of the robot theme here on the site, and the new ...
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MAKE | New in the Maker Shed: Lilypad Beginner's Kit

MAKE | New in the Maker Shed: Lilypad Beginner's Kit | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
The new Lilypad Beginner's Kit, available in the Maker Shed, includes everything you need – right down to needles and thread. Your e-textile creations will be able to sense and react to light and temperature with LEDs, ...
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Camp Pixelache 2012 – Open Call / Avoin Haku

Camp Pixelache 2012 – Open Call / Avoin Haku | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Open Call Camp Pixelache 2012 “Do It With Others” Helsinki artists, makers, cultural producers,researchers activists http://t.co/XaOaSB3I...
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MAKE | Hackerspace Happenings: Kimono Lanterns in Japan

MAKE | Hackerspace Happenings: Kimono Lanterns in Japan | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Are you a hackerspace member with an event you'd like to publicize? Send it to johnb@makezine.com or tweet me at @johnbaichtal and I'll post it. Also feel free to subscribe to my hackerspaces Twitter list.
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Hackerspace Happenings: Interactive Show at NYCR

Hackerspace Happenings: Interactive Show at NYCR | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Very soon the 28 (or so) hackerspaces participating in the Great Global Hackerspace Challenge will be reduced to a handful of finalists. The above video, by folks at Vienna, Austria's Metalab hackerspace, demonstrates their ...
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The MAKE and CRAFT Halloween Contest for 2011!

The MAKE and CRAFT Halloween Contest for 2011! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
We’re always excited by Halloween here at MAKE, but we’re especially jazzed this year with the contest we’ve put together to celebrate our favorite maker holiday. This year, we’re doing things a little differently.
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Phoenix Maker Faire

Phoenix Maker Faire | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
We're so tickled to see Maker Faires springing up all over the place. This weekend, there are two: Phoenix Maker Faire tomorrow and East Bay Mini Maker Faire on Sunday. Check out some of what Phoenix has in store.
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Make: Talk 002 – Bob Knetzger, Toy Inventor

Make: Talk 002 – Bob Knetzger, Toy Inventor | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Here’s the second episode of MAKE‘s new podcast, Make: Talk! In each episode, I’ll interview one of the makers from the pages of the magazine.
We created Make: Talk to find out about the people who write the how-to articles in MAKE.
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More than just digital quilting

More than just digital quilting | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it

"THE scene in the park surrounding New York’s Hall of Science, on a sunny weekend in mid-September, resembles a futuristic craft fair."

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MAKE Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

MAKE Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Our featured image from the MAKE Flickr pool this week is from regular fdecomite, whose beautifully-made and -photographed geometrical sculptures appear here frequently.
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Android Geiger Counter

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Use the camera in your Android smartphone to detect radiation with the Radioactivity Counter app from Rolf-Dieter Klein.
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Gingerbread Geodesic Dome

Gingerbread Geodesic Dome | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
LA design firm Scout Regalia has whipped up a sweet diversion for those of us who like to play with our food. This spin on the traditional gingerbread house is built using a pre-cut template.
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Printrbot: Your First 3D Printer

A desktop 3D printer you can build in a couple hours. Print plastic parts you design or download - even parts for another printer.
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Shh! Sheffield Hardware Hackers and Makers

Shh! Sheffield Hardware Hackers and Makers | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Spawned from the union of RepRap Makers and the Shacknet Arduino Hackers comes Sheffield Hardware Hackers ... Shh! Makers ... electronics and hardware makers under one roof.
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Hackerspace Happenings: Tokyo's Akiba

Hackerspace Happenings: Tokyo's Akiba | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
The artists and writers in the hackerspace immediately started worrying about the displaced children and started up a project to bring them art supplies and activity/coloring books. Adults in disaster situations are so caught up ...
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Metals That Can Be Molded Like Plastics

Metals That Can Be Molded Like Plastics | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
At the atomic scale, generally speaking, solids are either crystalline or amorphous. In crystals, the atoms or molecules fill space in a repeating, orderly arrangement, like stacked cannonballs or cells in a honeycomb.
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#CHEAP The Best of Make (Make 75 Projects from the pages of ...

#CHEAP The Best of Make (Make 75 Projects from the pages of ... | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Find out why MAKE has attracted a passionate following of tech and DIY enthusiasts worldwide with one million web site visitors and a quarter of a million magazine readers. ...
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