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Germany made an app to help refugees integrate

Refugees arriving in Germany likely treat their smartphones as a lifeline and a way to break the ice with locals in their host country. The German government, seeming to recognize the importance of the devices, has now developed an app that it hopes will help refugees deal with their new …

German Politics

How do you take down a $20 billion black market and save the rhinos with a 3D printer? Like this.

A biotech start-up named Pembient is hoping to put an end to rhino poaching in a very unconventional way.<p>Pembient's goal is to create artificial …

Mobile Art: The Aquatrope Is an Exquisite Rideable Sculpture

Water is integral to the lives of human beings. There’s no arguing that fact. We’re composed mainly of water, and if you’ve ever visited the desert, you know just how quickly that fact becomes apparent. The Aquatrope is part locomotion, part sculpture, and tells a story of life and water.<p>Created to …

How to Make DIY Pocket Notebooks | The Art of Manliness

The benefits of a pocket notebook are numerous, as are the number of great men who’ve utilized them. Today, I’m going to show you how to make your …

Crafting

10 Hands-On Workshops for Kids at Maker Faire

Whether you’re a young maker yourself or the parent of one, I’m sure you’re just as excited about Maker Faire as we are. While we invite people of all ages to roam throughout the Faire, you’ll definitely want to check out the plethora of exhibits specifically aimed at young makers.<p>Here are 10 …

DIY Mug Design with Porcelain Paint Pen

There’s nothing like a blank canvas, or in this case, a blank mug to showcase your creative flair. I’m loving these simple monster doodles in black porcelain paint. You can get totally wild with this and use lots of color too. Porcelain paint can be found at your local craft and art supply stores. …

Teachers Are Using 3D Printed Manipulatives to Help Children Understand Math

It’s all about a “hands-on” approach for a group of California teachers who are using what they call “manipulatives,” toys and tools to help kids …

DIY Functional Sonic Screwdriver

Introduction: DIY Functional Sonic Screwdriver<p>About: I'm a former bicycle industry designer turned professional jeweler. I like working with my hands …

Think the Raspberry Pi is underpowered? Here’s 10 projects that prove you wrong

At this point the Raspberry Pi is a modern legend. This series of tiny, low-powered computers provides an inexpensive and relatively easy base for …

The latest ‘kidtech’ kits: tried and tested

Photograph: PR - Internet/PR - Internet<p>Technology Will Save Us DIY Thirsty Plant Kit<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/2/1425300765583/52bc652c-243b-48c6-a736-08c1e36250a6-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR - Internet/PR - Internet<p>Technology Will Save Us DIY Thirsty …

Raspberry Pi

7 Fun and Easy DIY Spy Projects To Turn You Into 007

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of being a CIA operative. Or maybe you’re really into into 007. But whatever the reason, you’ve always had a thing for spies and those high-tech toys they have up their sleeves.<p>Well, now you don’t need all that formal training, not to mention all that danger. You can be …

Ototo DIY music maker

Iowa State engineers developing pavement technologies to clear snow and ice from runways

Iowa State University researchers are developing new technologies to keep airport runways clear of snow and ice. The project is supported, in part, …

Robot Pi API Designed For Arduino And Raspberry Pi Mini PCs (video)

Makers, developers and hobbyists that enjoying creating robotic projects using the Arduino platform and Raspberry Pi mini PC. Maybe interested in a …

Raspberry Pi

How To: Make A 2x4 Wooden Coffee Table

Looking for an easy piece of furniture that will clean up the look of your bachelor pad? This simple DIY project will turn a few boards into a sturdy …

Build Wood Garage Storage Shelves​​ for Under $50

When you don't have a lot of storage space, your best bet is to build up. You can purchase steel and plastic shelves from your home improvement …

Woodworking

Inventables

Build your business with X-Carve<p>Turn your workshop into a factory. Start making money. Be your own boss.<p>Get Started<p>Join our community of makers.<p>See …

Small Business

3D Printing Heats Up on Campus

IT Trends<p>More than just a toy for engineers, 3D printing is beginning to move from experimental tech to multi-disciplinary learning tool.<p>A young …

Education Technology

5 Steps to Creating a Kitchen Island Using Stock Cabinets

Source: DesignMine<p>Kitchen islands are becoming a staple in kitchen remodels across the country, and a terrific way to save on your next kitchen …

Woodworking

How to Make an Arduino Sound Synthesizer With MIDI Interface

Introduction: How to Make an Arduino Sound Synthesizer With MIDI Interface<p>With this synthesizer you can make Arduino reproduce totally customized …

Arduino

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

DIY Felt iPhone 6 Sleeve

I am of a certain belief that hoarding, to some extent, can be a good thing. More times that not I find myself saying, “Wow, I am so glad I kept …

Sewing

15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.

4th Graders in New Jersey Design and 3D Print Boats That Float in Order to Learn Geometry

I am often approached by teachers and school administrators who want to provide the best possible technology to their students. One of the first …

New Jersey

Why Teachers Make The Best Entrepreneurs

The best innovators, fundraisers, and problem solvers are often found at the front of a classroom.<p>These days more teachers are launching their own startups and developing products that may transform the educational landscape for good.<p>Great educators, unhappy with outdated books and off-the-shelf …

Get 500 Free Books on Coding

February 27, 2015<br>Coding is one of the most demanded skills in the 21st century learning. There is a growing need for teaching students the …

7 Genius Kids Who Are Creating Change In Their Own Backyards

Too often we hear the phrase <i>wunderkind</i> applied to just-out-of-college startup CEOs in Silicon Valley. Here’s a vote for using the term in the intended way: to convey that there’s a certain degree of novelty, and yes, wonder, in the ideas that spring from the minds of our youngest generation.<p>To …

ARM and IBM Partner To Launch An IoT Starter Kit

Chip manufacturer ARM and IT services giant IBM have partnered to launch an Internet of Things (IoT) ‘starter kit’ that will help developers test …