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Unlocking a Door with a Phone – Easy as Pi!

[Ian] has created a way for his office colleagues to get inside the door, even if they have forgotten their keys. This office automation, Raspberry …

The Nanite 85

cpldcpu writes:<p>Recently, Olimex anncounced the Olimexino 85s, claimed to be the “World’s smallest Arduino ever“. Now, that looks like a challenge. I …

KitRex: Googly-Eyed Life-Size Paper Velociraptor Costume

A real crowd-pleaser at the inaugural Lehigh Valley Mini Maker Faire, this industrial origami-Inspired full size dino “chicken-walker” was created on the laser cutter at Lehigh University through the Integrated Product Development program. As expected, a steady stream of children tailed the …

Mini Matchstick Gun - The Clothespin Pocket Pistol

The Story of OpenSprinkler: an Open-Source Web-Based Sprinkler Controller

This is the story of how learning Arduino inspired me to invent the <b>OpenSprinkler</b> — an open-source, web-based sprinkler controller. I’ve had a passion for making electronic circuits since I was a kid, spending hours looking at schematics and building simple circuits like a single-transistor radio, …

MTS Air Rocket Park

<b>We remember the first time we put a rocket on the launch pad.</b><br>Hours of build time, well saved money for rocket motors, then that moment of truth when the launch button was pushed — was it a high flier or a dud? In those seconds of aerial bliss when the rocket did shoot up into the air, we knew that …