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Gun Training Could’ve Prevented Newtown and 7 More of the Craziest Ideas From NRA YouTube Stars

A common refrain runs through the gun group’s propaganda: the world is scary, the government is bad, and the media lie.<p>National Rifle Association …

Review: Build your own robots with Lego Mindstorms EV3

Lego is the ultimate tonic to an increasing digital world. It's a physical toy that makes you use your hands, which is a welcome break from the staring-at-screens we otherwise do all day. It's no wonder the sets are becoming more and more popular among adults.<p>On the other hand, there's Mindstorms, …

Washer Necklace: a simple tutorial

For Joelys 11th birthday party last week, we made washer necklaces. They were fast easy and the girls loved them.<p>To make your own, gather a few …

How to Build CoffeeBots

I created CoffeeBots to observe chaotic behavior, by programming a bunch of them with subtle differences and a few choices — for example, how to respond to light sensors — and then turning them loose. To distinguish one from another, I named them after celebrities or historical figures and gave …

Arduino

11 Colorful Crayon DIY Ideas

One of our favorite things about back to school season was always that fresh, new box of unused crayons. Unless you have kids, you likely don’t have a reason to buy a box of 64 (or 96!) Crayolas. But these 11 DIY projects might send you to the school supply aisle in a hurry! Yes, some of them are …

Chemicals

BRAID | DESIGN AND FORM

Today I’m going to show you how to make a five-strand-braid. First you want to attach the threads to a plane surface.<p>/// Idag tänkte jag visa er hur …

Sewing

Transferring Ink to Candles

Making personalized candles is easier than you think. Today with some help from the kids we made some candles to give to my parents on Valentine's …