Portable, loud, and fashionable. Take a vintage suitcase and install a set of speakers, passive crossovers, an amplifier, and a couple of rechargeable batteries. Now, you have a portable, albeit...
Patrick Gallagher | Monday May 13th, 2013 1:04 PM
Categories: Electronics | 9 Comments
A ball-in-cage switch is a mechanical alarm switch that works on an ingenious principle. It has a single relatively unstable “open” position, in which a metal ball rests in a...
Sean Michael Ragan | Monday February 18th, 2013 11:49 AM
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Nathan Morgan, the founder and CEO of Parts-People.com, created this fantastic portable Raspberry Pi enclosure complete with LCD screen, battery pack, extra storage, keyboard, trackpad, WiFi, and Bluetooth. Not only...
Matt Richardson | Friday December 21st, 2012 11:30 AM
Categories: Raspberry Pi | 9 Comments
Leticia Rocha-Zivadinovic of Cretur Fetur pays tribute to Bobak Ferdowski's patriotic mohawk with a needle-felted model of him, and I think it's sweet way to remember those moments the world...
Laura Cochrane | Wednesday November 7th, 2012 2:00 PM
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Last September, I wrote about the Thingiverse “Cube Gears” phenomenon, briefly tracing the origin of user emmett’s Screwless Cube Gears through its evolution from Haruki Nakamura’s papercraft geared heart sculpture...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday June 14th, 2012 9:00 AM
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Inspired by "How It's Made," here's a second step in my old DIY cord-curling process that makes the coil even tighter and is, just as importantly, a heckuva lot of...
Sean Michael Ragan | Tuesday May 29th, 2012 6:00 AM
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