Day: April 9, 2009

Fabric.com Giveaway Winner

Thanks to everyone who entered our big fabric.com giveaway to win a $250 gift certificate. The winner is CRAFT reader Angela from Mobile, AL. Congrats Angela! Angela writes: If I won, I would definitely find the perfect fabric I have needed for the quilt I’ve been thinking about for months! I’d also use the rest […]

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Jeri Ellsworth and Short Circuit #1

I just got Jeri Ellsworth’s web video shows on my radar, namely The Fat Man and Circuit Girl. She and co-host George Sanger do an awesome job of explaining electrical engineering, science concepts, and various forms of hackery in a clear, straightforward, and fun way. Jer’s just started experimenting with short videos, with limited editing, […]

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Ask MAKE: Grandchildren starter projects

Ask MAKE: Grandchildren starter projects

David writes in: I am interested in fooling around with LEDs. Nothing fancy I just want to learn some basic stuff, and build some easy circuits. I am 65 years old and have some time on my hands so I want to explore these devices. Could you send me a list of some elementary school […]

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Let General Secretary Stalin’s glowing head light your home

Let General Secretary Stalin’s glowing head light your home

This is some lost technology we can keep there — Soviet light bulbs from 1935 with Joseph Stalin’s silhouette as the glower. Too bad it didn’t cast a Great and Powerful Oz-like ominous head on the walls. First Soviet Bulb

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