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This Steampunk Remote Controls the Radio with Style

When you pick up the remote control to your stereo, are you pleased with how it looks? Most of us don’t put much thought into it, because they’re typically so bland that they’re nearly invisible. Michael Greensmith (@Bricabracwizard) wanted to take a different approach. “I wanted a remote control that’s so […]

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Announcing the Winner of Our Pi Day Contest

Our Pi Day contest just ended, and we got a ton of clever, creative entries. Although we could only choose one winner, we want to highlight the batch of awesome runner-up projects that made our decision so hard.

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Dara Dotz on Applying Maker Skills to Disaster Areas

Field Ready is a nonprofit that applies maker skills in disaster areas and communities of need. Read on for co-founder Dara Dotz’ advice on what to do, how to solve problems, and what’s next for humanitarian aid.

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The Moving Gear Inlay in This Coffee Table Is Mesmerizing

After seeing the gear-filled Executive desk by Dale Mathis during a trip to Las Vegas, Thomas Lerchenfeld was inspired to build a coffee table version. His table design (seen here on imgur) was inspired by, and is very close in design to, the one seen in the video below by […]

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Watch the Tiny Moving Scenes in This Shark Submarine Sculpture

Fine artist and self-described master hoarder Nemo Gould conjures up fantastic sculptures made entirely of found objects. Rich wood and gleaming chrome catch the eye as they cycle through their kinetic loops, while tentacles and antennae extend in a playful fashion like a sci-fi comic book come to life. The […]

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