Matthew Reece

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The Best Movies on Amazon Prime

Between Hulu, Netflix, HBO NOW, and Amazon, selecting which streaming service to use can feel a little like <i>Game of Thrones</i>: A small group of worthy …

The Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

What Amazon is to shopping and social media is to information, Netflix is to entertainment: disruptive and dominant. After their red envelopes …

Illuminati iPad Commercial Obviously Prophecies the Apocalypse

Welcome to yet another episode of <i>Revelation Unraveled</i>. By now, you should know that <i>Revelation Unraveled</i> (R.U. as the true fans skeptically call it) is hosted by William Tapley AKA the Third Eagle of the Apocalypse AKA the Co-Prophet of the End Times, whose wardrobe is custom designed by your great …

Chewbacca Actor Tweets Amazing Retro Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of 'Star Wars'

We can't wait for the new "Star Wars" movie next year.<p>Until then, while we rewatch the first six (or maybe five) films, we can't think of a better way to mentally prepare than with nostalgic photos from the set.<p>"Star Wars" actor Peter Mayhew who played Chewbacca in the series has shared more than …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

10 Stellar David Bowie Covers

On May 12th, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield posted the first music video recorded in space, appropriately covering the David Bowie classic “Space …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

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Pi Overload: New Raspberry Pi Products in the Maker Shed

Nwazet is one of our newest partners, and we couldn’t be happier to be able to offer some of their products. The amount of work they put into each product is really clear once you hold one in your hand and put it to use – they use high quality components, manufacture their products in the US, and …

Skill Builder: Arduino 101

Ever heard of Arduino? It’s an awesome programmable microprocessor (mini computer) that you can make do almost anything! ts main purpose to make actuators react to sensors (lights, motors, and more). This primer will help you get started with Arduino and a little bit of coding.<p>The Arduino Leonardo …

Kitchen-Table Cider Making

Yes, our new neighbor got as drunk as a skunk. Blootered, bladdered, and blitzed as we Scots say, or in Cockney slang, Brahms and Liszt! He and his partner came along to a cider-themed evening at our house where he was initiated into the Scillonian Road hard cider making cooperative.<p>We started the …

Printrbot Simple: The Perfect Printer to get Started 3D Printing

I would buy one of these for myself as a Christmas, but I kind of already have two of them.<p>As one of MAKE’s 3D printing experts I’ve had the opportunity to use just about every printer in MAKE’s Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. I have yet to see one with as much value as the Printrbot Simple. At $299 …

Building an All-Terrain Electric Scooter

If you’ve visited World Maker Faire in New York the past couple of years, likely you saw the cluster of MIT students and their excellent electric cars and scooters, built for classes and simply for fun. One of the vehicles that caught my eye this past year was Ben Katz’ ferociously cool all-terrain …

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The first time you soldered up a surface mount component you may have been surprised "these are <i>really small</i> parts!" and there's dozens of different …

Resistor Lead Forming Tool

You know you want one.<p>In stock<p>$5.00<p>Yes, it's a little gizmo that can help you bend the leads of your resistors just so. We <i>use</i> these whenever building …

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Water Kefir Grains | Buy Water Kefir Grains

From <b>Marcia H</b> at<p>Can you use monk fruit to make water kefir? Will the sugar alcohol used to enhance the monk fruit affect the fermentation negatively? …

The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America

<b>In the tradition of Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Susan Orlean’s The Orchid Thief, and Mark Kurlansky’s Cod—a renowned culinary adventurer</b> …

Clip-n-Seal®, A better way to keep things fresh.

Sized to fit nearly every packaged food bag including chips, cereal, frozen food, coffee, spices, trail mix, or anything else that needs to be kept …

Maker (and Budget) Friendly Holiday Gifts Under $25

Let’s face it. The holidays are expensive. When it comes to gift ideas we at MAKE naturally advocate making your gifts because it can be a lot cheaper and, well, we’re MAKE. That’s what we do. But if you’re busy like us, there’s no way you’re making all your gifts. You’ve got to buy some of them. …

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You Got an Arduino. Now What?

Click here for Philip’s post-Christmas Arduino message<p>Welcome to Get Started with Arduino: A Hands-On Introductory Workshop!<p>Along with the sight of a Christmas tree forlornly losing its needles in the corner, one of the great tragedies of the post-Christmas daze is the sight of an Arduino that’s …