"I got all these doll heads from a scrap market in Cairo," says artist Dinaa Amin, "collected by sellers who collect them from garbage bins." She took out the eyes to make a stop motion movie.
Do not taunt the philodendron. David Bowen attached three sensors to its leaves to measure the electrical resistance between them. When the system detects a change, it sends a signal to the plan's robotic arm to start slashing the machete it's holding. "In this way, the movements of the machete are determined based on input… READ THE REST
When I was the Editorial Director of Make: and covered a few steampunk and cosplay events, I was shocked to discover that many cosplayers were hacking apart electronic toys to gain access to the simplest LED and sound circuits to use in their costumes. In this Digi-Key video, Becky Stern shows just how easy it… READ THE REST
Joe Grand used a Raspberry Pi Zero and flat speakers to make a super-thin boombox. He commissioned Mar Williams to create the art. Build one yourself with Joe's instructions. Combining 1980s music culture with a retro future, The World's Thinnest Boombox is a portable sound system featuring active electronics mounted onto an artistically designed printed… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The holiday season is in full swing, and now's your last chance to get gifts in time! That's why you should consider giving a special someone in your life the EP Light Galaxy… READ THE REST
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