Gweek 034: Giant Jenga!

By Mark Frauenfelder


Our guest for Gweek podcast 034 is fashion designer Diana Eng, who blends technology with clothing in interesting ways. My cohost is our own Boing Boing science editor, Maggie Koerth-Baker.

We sure talked about a lot of things in this episode! Here are the links:

Diana’s Bioluminescent jellyfish dress

Diana’s laser cut T-shirts

Collab in Soho

Hack Factory in Minneapolis

Diana’s Yagi Antennae

Douglas's Umbrella and yarn antenna

I’m Just Here for More Food, by Alton Brown

Super Mario Brothers piano transcription by Philip Kim

Lego Heroica adventure game


Entertaining Science Experiments with Everyday Objects

Childcraft Encyclopedia

The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works

Douglas J. Eng Photography


Jelly Shot Test Kitchen

Giant Jenga

Apps for Kids: Robot Wants Kitty

Mood Ring for iPhone

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Published 6:17 pm Mon, Jan 9, 2012

About the Author

Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE. He is editor-in-chief of Cool Tools and co-founder of Wink Books. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects

4 Responses to “Gweek 034: Giant Jenga!”

  1. chellberty says:

    Finally got episode 32 to download yesterday, in the interim had already listened through the bitter seeds audiobook after having seeing it in the show notes.

  2. UrbanUndead says:

    I *heart* Jelly Shot Test Kitchen so hard!

  3. Stefan Jones says:

    Wow! I’m actually caught up on Gweek.

    RE kid encyclopedias:

    My parents bought us kids, while we were still in primary school (late 60s) a set of science encyclopedias. There were at least a dozen volumes, heavily illustrated. But they were odd illustrations. Almost all small (column width) and a little blurry, with a caption in the illustration.

    I figured out, a few years later, that the illos were almost all repurposed from educational film strips!