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Interesting material from the growing DIY movement involving makershops, hackerspaces and the at-home maker!
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Printable Stub Case Adapts AA Cells to C

Printable Stub Case Adapts AA Cells to C | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
A standard-sized AA cell is 0.5mm longer than a standard-sized C cell, but in practice that difference is negligible.
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Snapguide: New iPhone App for Makers

Snapguide: New iPhone App for Makers | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Daniel Raffel, creator of Snapguide says, “Snapguide is an iPhone app and web service for DIY enthusiasts who want to create beautiful, step-by-step how to guides on what they love.
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Blinkies, the Quadcopter, Thing-O-Matic and more! Vermont Makers

Blinkies, the Quadcopter, Thing-O-Matic and more! Vermont Makers | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Blinkies, the Quadcopter, Thing-O-Matic and more! Vermont Makers Public Presentation http://t.co/byiliIOZ via @AddThis .. check it out !
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Will 3D Printing Improve The World?

Will 3D Printing Improve The World? | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
The Austrian artist and futurist Horst Hörtner shared some of his thoughts with The Brisbane Times about the future of 3D printing. Hörtner is the Senior Director of Futurelab, a division of Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria.
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NY Maker Faire 2012 | Let's Make Robots!

NY Maker Faire 2012 | Let's Make Robots! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
At Let's Make Robots, you can share your homemade robots with the world. Share your cool ideas and stunning designs here or see the clever inventions of others (Will you be in New York in September? Come check out the Maker Faire!
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UP! Start Plus 3D Desktop Printer demo by X Object Inc.

Brian Quan with X Object presents a brief overview of their latest UP! 3d printer's features and functions at Westec 2012. For more info you can visit www.up... (RT @PP3DP: The UP!
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Scientists use world's fastest 3D printer to create amazingly detailed designs

Scientists use world's fastest 3D printer to create amazingly detailed designs | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Vienna University of Technology have produced grain-of-sand sized objects such as bridges, cathedrals and Formula 1 cars.
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How-To: Make Your Own Sriracha

How-To: Make Your Own Sriracha | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
We've posted about the mouth-melting miracle of Sriracha sauce here before -- many of us at MAKE can't get enough of it.
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New 8bit PIC microcontrollers with some interesting peripherals

New 8bit PIC microcontrollers with some interesting peripherals | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Microchip just released a new series of PIC16F 8bit mid-range microcontrollers, the PIC16F178X. They come in 28 and 40 pin package versions with 14 KB of flash, running at 8 MIPS. We find some of new peripherals very interesting.
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Carving Skulls into Computer Manuals

Carving Skulls into Computer Manuals | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Via Laughing Squid comes this paper-based sculpture done by artist Muskull Lasserre. Called “Incarnate,” it uses a stack of old computer manuals as the medium, carved out using a Dremel tool. A few process pics on Muskull’s site.
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Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY

Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Instructables is the Biggest How To and DIY community where people make and share inspiring, entertaining, and useful projects, recipes, and hacks.
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LED light painting: Geeks creating works of art through tech

LED light painting: Geeks creating works of art through tech | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
GeekLED light painting: Geeks creating works of art through techGeekTo execute the entire operation, the LightScythe developer used Arduino code (which is usually coupled with one of its programmable boards, but it's uncertain if he used the board...
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Adding speech control to an old robotic arm

Adding speech control to an old robotic arm | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
[Joris Laurenssen] has been hanging onto this robotic arm for about twenty years. His most recent project uses some familiar tools to add voice control for each of the arm’s joints.
The arm has its own controller which connects via a DB-25 port.
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Spherical Robot Has Its Own Car

Spherical Robot Has Its Own Car | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Skylar Castator of Boulder, CO, created a car for a Sphero robot (we mentioned it in our Alt.CES coverage this January) using the guts of a trackball, an Arduino, and an H-bridge
In the video, Sphero commands the toy car where to drive.
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Titanoboa: A 50′ Electromechanical Snake and a Few Words on How it was Made

Titanoboa: A 50′ Electromechanical Snake and a Few Words on How it was Made | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Titanoboa from Ben Z Cooper on Vimeo.
Charlie Brinson of eatART talks about what it was like to build a 50′ electromechanical snake. If you made it out to Vancouver Mini Maker Faire last year, you would have seen the in-progress pieces.
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Congratulations, Hack-a-Day! 10,000 posts!

Congratulations, Hack-a-Day! 10,000 posts! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
According to our CMS calculations (we use WordPress), this is Hackaday’s ten-thousandth published posts. We meant to build a confetti cannon, but we were too busy looking for interesting projects to feature multiple times per day.
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Berkeley Hackerspace open!

After 9 months of incubation, we birthed a beautiful little hackerspace! We're moving in now, getting our nonprofit status, working on our Kickstarter, figuring out our membership, collecting equipment and furniture donations ...
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#Chicago North Side Mini #Maker #Faire

#Chicago North Side Mini #Maker #Faire | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Make • Create • Craft • Build • Play (Getting items together to showcase at Chicago's Mini Maker Faire on April 21 http://t.co/aWw3WkYh We will be showing our new P.A.
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TED: A primer on 3D printing

TED: A primer on 3D printing | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
TED Talks 2012 may be the year of 3D printing, when this three-decade-old technology finally becomes accessible and even commonplace.
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3d printer using sheets of A4 paper

3d printer (3D Printer that uses standard A4 printer paper to print in 3D.
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Maker Faire Education Day and Educators’ Meetup

Maker Faire Education Day and Educators’ Meetup | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
We have two terrific education events happening the Thursday before Maker Faire, May 17th.
MAKE and Intel provide a unique educational opportunity for grades K-12, a preview tour of Maker Faire Bay Area.
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Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers and Bloggers

Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers and Bloggers | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire is coming on Saturday, April 21st to Carl Shurz High School, with a selection of over 50 local makers, including: The Museum of Science and Industry – Wanger Family Fab Lab FIRST Robotics The Open Organisation of...
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Arduino notebook cover makes it easy to tinker anywhere

Arduino notebook cover makes it easy to tinker anywhere | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
[Erv] was putting his holiday shopping list together and decided that instead of buying his friends something from the store, he would give them something a bit more useful.
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