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Join Our Free Learning Event To Get Started With VR In Unity

Join us on February 21st for this free learning event. Dive into virtual reality creation with host Sky Rolnick and learn how to bring virtual worlds to life. You only need a free membership, and spots for the live viewing are limited, so sign up quick! Don’t worry though, if […]

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Remaking History: James Watt and the Flyball Governor

In 1764, scotsman James Watt grew thoughtful as he tinkered with the machinery associated with his job as a steam engine technician. The main problem with those early steam engines, called Newcomen engines, was that they were terribly inefficient. They were a step up from draft horses, but Newcomen engines […]

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Dad Builds Incredible Low Rider Pedal Car For Daughter

When Tijuana Rick found out he was going to have a daughter, he started brainstorming projects he could do. Would he remodel a baby room? Build a crib? Construct a custom low-rider power wheels with functioning faux hydraulics? I think we all know where he landed on that one. The […]

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Watch These Makers Transform a Wheelchair into an Interactive Bumblebee Costume

Central Florida Maker groups use their diverse skills to create an interactive Bumblebee costume in only 3 weeks for a Magic Wheelchair recipient.

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How To Make A Custom Lexan Valentine’s Heart

What better way to celebrate valentine’s day than with a custom piece of art? Makershare user Mark Langford shares with us how he created this floating valentine’s day heart out of Lexan using lasers. You can download all the files to make your own, and Mark even shows where you […]

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Build A Water Quality Tester You Can Hear

Can you be electrocuted in the bathtub? Sure — but only because the water’s not pure. Many people don’t realize that absolutely pure water doesn’t conduct electricity. This is because the hydrogen and oxygen atoms don’t have free electrons. In a typical domestic water supply, it’s the impurities such as […]

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Call For Makers: Maker Faire Bay Area Needs You

Our yearly call for makers is now open! This is your chance to have your project considered for display at the Bay Area Maker Faire coming up in May. You have to apply because there are just so many incredible projects and makers, and unfortunately there’s not enough space to have […]

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