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Kinetic Sand: A Magical Interactive Glass Sphere Installation

Here’s a tantelizing preview clip of Kinetic Sand, an interactive table that responds to touch by creating plumes of sand that seem to whirl and …


Hydrogen-Oxygen Bottle Rocket

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Use electricity to split tap water into hydrogen and oxygen gases, then use this explosive gas mixture to power a two-stage, electronically timed rocket.

Air-powered water rockets are easy to build and the fuel is free, but do you want to push the envelope? How about a two-stage water …


New Construction Kits Incorporate 3D Printing

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A major 3D printer maker and an educational game designer are teaming up to deliver a construction kit designed to help young children …

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Simple Machines by Tinybop

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Explore the playful side of STEM! Experiment with six simple machines, discover how they work, and investigate the invisible forces …


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Australian Maker Creates Amazing 3D Printed Water Rocket Launching & Parachute System

If there was one thing that 3D printing has really opened the door for, it is the ability for everyday, ordinary people like you and me to innovate, …

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Ridiculous Mechanism Punches 3D Prints off Your Printer

There have been multiple solutions to the problem of automatically removing 3D prints from your 3D printers’ build platform — from Makerbot’s patented Automated Build Platform to Ultimaker’s script to bump the prints off after they are complete.

Now MatterHackers have made a little video of the best …

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De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig 'Elektrotechnique'

Scenes from Friday at Maker Faire

For the first time ever, Maker Faire Bay Area started on Friday this year, and it was fantastic — hundreds of makers showing their stuff for thousands of lucky kids. Check out the photo gallery here for just a small preview of what you’ll see this weekend at Maker Faire.

We call it …

Build an Impressive Little Air-Powered Toy Car

Young maker “CrazyPT” has a bunch of really cool toy building projects on his YouTube channel. Here, he creates a really fun little air-powered car out of little more than a plastic bottle, some bottle caps, plastic straws, wooden skewers, and a motor scavenged from a dead CD drive.

Gareth …


Die Matratze fürs Auto: Gemütlich schlummern auf der Rückbank

Glaubt man Hollywood-Teeniekomödien, passiert auf Rückbänken von Autos so einiges. Doch bequem ist es in der Horizontalen dort meistens nicht so …

MIT's Flatpack Furniture Assembles Itself In Seconds


A Clever Flip-Dot Display Uses Lego Brick Bitmaps


This Interactive LED Beer Pong Table Puts All Other Tables to Shame

It won't make you a better thrower, though

The beer pong table has a bright future. A Canadian man has created one that comes equipped with flashing LED lights, a built-in scorekeeper and a sanitary ball washer. That disgusting piece of plywood you played on in college shudders with …


Build a Cordless Drill Powered Go-Kart

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Build a go-kart powered by twin cordless drills that make it steer like a tank.

Educator and Make: author Gever Tulley helps kids build their own drill-powered go-karts at his Tinkering School in Montara, Calif., using small welded frames, bike parts, and cheap corded drills. We asked …

10 Fantastische Maschinen in einer GIF-Endlosschleife - GIZMODO DE

Ihr wisst, dass uns GIFs immer wieder begeistern. Und dieser kanadische Grafikdesigner dürfte ein Meister der animierten Bildchen sein. Seht euch …

16 Horrifying Vintage Sex Toys

Guaranteed to cure your female hysteria.

1. This ~fancy~ 1950s vibrator was called the Niagara Hand Unit. Woooooo.

2. The Veedee vibrator helped cure colds, stomach ailments and … farts.

3. According to the instructions on the box, there wasn’t anything this vintage Veedee vibe couldn’t treat.

4. Oh …

Arduino-Compatible 4-in-1 DrawBot Decorates Walls, Floors, Eggs, and More

Makeblock, a Shenzhen-based open source hardware company, has raised almost double their goal on their Kickstarter campaign for the mDrawBot, a 4-in-1 drawing robot kit that can be assembled into 4 different drawing robots: mScara, mCar, mSpider and mEggBot.

The four different configurations give …

Technologien, die längst "in zwei Jahren Realität" gewesen sein wollen [Galerie] - GIZMODO DE

Es ist beinahe so weit! Fliegende Autos! Jetpacks! Hoverboards! So wurde es zumindest in den vergangenen Jahren immer wieder versprochen. Immer und …

18 DIY Made of Old Tires you must see - Architecture & Engineering


Do you happen to have a bunch of tires lying around? And you say you don’t have any use for them anymore? Repurposing is an essential …


German Engineer 3D Prints World’s First Solar Powered Stirling Engine

Each and every day, I am blown away in yet another way by all of the new innovations that have quickly been coming into existence within the 3D …


18-year-old builds one-man DIY submarine out of a drainpipe

Beckerman is inventing and engineering gadgets and gizmos at a time when many of us were just getting our driver’s licenses.