Cameron Sellens

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Guy Throws Basketball Off of Dam to Demonstrate Crazy Effect of Backspin

Also, some maniacs tried to make ships and airplanes work on this principle<p>Last month these guys spent a day doing what most of us do in summer: …

Excavation uncovers secret underground Nazi WMD factory

Suspiciously high radiation levels around the Austrian town of St. Georgen an der Gusen had long fueled theories that there was a buried bunker nearby where Nazis had tested nuclear weapons during WWII.<p>Those suspicions came one step closer to being confirmed last week after the opening of a 75-acre …

2015 Corvette Z06 Rendering Hits the Web

One of the most exciting cars introduced in the last year was the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. The car hasn’t been on the market that long and …

Three things I liked at CES: new tech for your house, your skin and your Moleskine

One of the nice things about CES is that it’s not just about the big, flashy booths from the major consumer electronics brands. There is also plenty …

The MetaPro glasses do some pretty amazing things with augmented reality

Yeah, I went through the whole "not another wearable" thing when the folks from the Meta team showed up sporting an early prototype of a device tethered to a small animal-style backpack. But one rep started namedropping some of the parties involved in the AR glasses -- names like Steve Mann. The …

LiFi Incoming?!

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, happened, in case anyone wasn’t aware. All kinds of goodies were shown off during the week long convention, …

AncestryDNA is pushing past Hadoop as it pinpoints our pasts

AncestryDNA’s service might seem like magic from the outside: pay $99, spit in a vial, stick it in the mail, and then wait for a report telling you …

Consumer drones are coming, and they will change everything

I recently spent a week flying the DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. It’s a 2.5 pound drone with an attached camera and easy flight controls, and I …

Make a Gel Electrophoresis Power Supply

DIY bio fans love their gel electrophoresis systems, which use a constant electrical field to manipulate molecules suspended in a gel or liquid.<p>Open source DIY Bio company IO Rodeo created an Instructable for a gel electrophoresis power supply, which creates the electrical field that accomplishes …

Upcycled Component Organizer

We recently attended the Mach Mini Maker Faire, and took along our upcycled mobile component store/ organizer. It got quite a bit of attention: reactions varying from delighted chuckling, to quiet nods and “I’m going to have a go at making one when I get home” noises.<p>This is the write up of that …

How to Make a Baked Cheesecake

Cheesecake has long been considered one of the most decadent desserts by food lovers everywhere. While the prep and cooking time is generally 3 …

Baking

Make It: DIY Industrial Kitchen Island

We take a trip down under to see how to make this very handy, industrial center island, complete with removable chopping block. Angle iron makes it …

DIY

Beer Can WiFi Booster!

Roundup: Our Favorite Fall Snack and Treat Recipes

It's that time of year when apples flood the farm stands and candy corn starts showing up at the grocery store. These types of seasonal items are fun …

Candy Corn

A Baked Donuts DIY for the Weekend

I've always steered clear of donut recipes because I don't have a fryer and cooking things in grease kind of freaks me out, but that doesn't mean …

Now That’s Playing With Fire: Everett Bradford’s “Prometheus Device”

Check out the sweet animated GIFs that Raleigh, NC photographer Shane Deruise put together for us from his shoot, for the MAKE Volume 35 <i>Playing With Fire</i> spread, of engineer Everett Bradford and his “Prometheus Device.”<p>The wrist-mounted flamethrower was originally conceived as part of a functioning …

Five More Awesome Projects Shared by MAKE Readers

<i>“Your Projects” is a column that features some of the awesome creations our readers have been making. These projects from our readers come from the MAKE Google+ Community and beyond.</i><p>On our Google+ page, Cliff Loresco shows off his homemade soda can stove.<p>Annette Ramos shares:<p>Had to sew on spaghetti …

Maker Faire

No Iron Man Costume is Complete Without an arc Reactor

If you plan to head out on Halloween as Iron Man this year, you’re going to need an arc reactor to maintain your physiological functions. Luckily, the folks at Adafruit have you covered with their Superhero Power Plant kit.<p>Designed by Becky Stern, it’s based around the Neopixel Ring and GEMMA, …

How to Make Chocolate Scones

1<p><b>Preheat the oven.</b> Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F.<p>2<p><b>Combine the dry ingredients.</b> Place the flour into a large mixing bowl, then add the cocoa powder, …

Dessert

Coffee Maker: Grandpa’s Grinder

I love coffee, and I love the machines that help me make coffee. My wife is envious of the time I spend with our Rancilio Ms. Silvia espresso machine. Well, she shouldn’t have introduced us.<p>I like maintaining my coffee machines, and I like the satisfaction I get from that first cup of joe following …

How to Make Roasted Garlic Thyme Butter

Spice up your regular butter fare by adding a dash of garlic and savory thyme. Creating this butter looks like a challenge but is easy as pie. You’ll …

Recipes

How to Play Guitar

You can use a guitar to play anything from death metal to classical and everything in between. Learning to play guitar is more approachable than many …

How to Make Hot Cocoa

Community Tested<p>Hot cocoa is a rich, delicious treat that is sure to warm you up during the winter months! Hot cocoa is different from hot chocolate …

Dessert

Frozen Thai Iced Coffee

I leave for summer camp tomorrow and I could not be more excited about it.<p>More specifically, I’m leaving on a jet plane early early early (like, …

What Aquavit Is and How to Make It

It's easy to do by infusing vodka with herbs and spices. Here's how<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, The Happy Hour. It's Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>Aquavit is a traditional Scandinavian spirit--it's <i>the thing</i> to drink with Smorrebrod. (Or a BA Test Kitchen charity dinner.) And while you …