Sam Rey

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Raspberry Pi and Arduino Home Automation

Everybody knows that good things happen when you pair a Raspberry Pi with an Arduino, which includes everything from a Star Trek-like tricorder to a kegerator interface. One Instructables user (Electronichamsters) decided to take the boards and design an extensive home automation platform that’s …

Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

Core77 Design Awards 2014: The Best DIY Designs of the Year

There's something singularly rewarding—magical, even— about sketching an idea, taking stock of materials on hand, crunching numbers on backs of …

How recycled plastic for 3D printing will drive sustainability and improve social consciousness

Open source 3D printers and recycled plastic filament can help reduce worldwide waste, but they may also help people in developing nations to begin …

Claes Jakobsson on Twitter: "Tomorrow it's time to wire everything up and get it running! 3D printing soooooon :) http://t.co/8oKTfUXFBS"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Five Color, Five Material 3D Printer RoVa3D Fully Funds on Kickstarter

The RoVa3D from ORD Systems is the first 5-material or 5-color-liquid-cooled 3D printer. It was just launched on Kickstarter late last week, has …

APP REVIEW: Splice Is A Godsend For Music Producers

Splice helps electronic dance music creators save, share, collaborate, and remix music by working alongside professional music creation tools like Ableton Live.<p>For one, Splice offers musicians access to all of their revisions in the cloud.<p>Let's say you made an awesome song using Ableton Live, but …

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Diffuser City's 1' x 1' WOOD acoustic sound diffuser panel Unpainted Nebraska

Why not have a great looking (as well as great sounding!) room to go along with all of your hard-earned recording gear? Introducing the "Unpainted Nebraska": the 12" x 12" sound diffuser. As an economically priced 2D QRD type acoustical diffusion panel, it is priced right for any sized recording …

Custom Engraved Rolling Pins Imprint Patterns into Cookie Dough | Colossal

<p>Polish designer Zuzia Kozerska creates laser-engraved wooden rolling pins that print designs onto cookie dough. She has a number of standard designs …

This Guy Built a 3D Printer for Under €100

Many believe a 3D printer will be in everyone’s home one day. If you’re okay with building one yourself, you can join the revolution today, and it won’t even cost you that much.<p>Instructables member Gelstronic decided to build a 3D printer for less than €100 (about $136). He had to buy a few parts, …

Frog Crowdfunds A $250 3-D Printer

The MOD-t 3-D printer is the first release of Frog Ventures, the venture design arm of one of the world’s most prominent design firms.<p>Today, a 3-D printer called the New Matter MOD-t hits Indiegogo. It’s expected to cost $250, making it the most affordable 3-D printer to date (comparable printers …