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Everything In Its Own Jar

Everything In Its Own Jar

Mark Zalme had an idea how to organize everything in clear jars that could be mounted on pegboard in his garage in Asheville, North Carolina. Over 3-4 years, he developed this idea into a product called WallWerx, a workspace organizing system.

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Particle Launches New EtherSIM Platform with Free-To-Use Cellular Data

Particle Launches New EtherSIM Platform with Free-To-Use Cellular Data

Today at their online Spectra conference, Particle announced their new cellular-based IoT platform called EtherSIM, which opens their devices to a large network of carriers worldwide and adds the data plans into the Particle platform subscription price for professional users. Alongside, they also unveiled the “Particle Free Plan” which lets smaller users and makers access […]

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How To Give That Garage A Ghoulish Grin For Halloween

How To Give That Garage A Ghoulish Grin For Halloween

With Halloween rapidly approaching, many people are looking for relatively simple ways to get big results. This project, from one of our very own Make.co employees, Alicia Williams, shows how you can add an impressive bite to your garage. Using primarily foam board, Alicia and her family cut and then painted the eyes and teeth, […]

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These Goo Filled Halloween Cupcakes Are A Great Intro To Baking

These Goo Filled Halloween Cupcakes Are A Great Intro To Baking

  I love baking and I’m always looking for more opportunities to get people to explore baking as a fun activity. I’ve seen examples of cakes and various treats with a gooey filling and thought that Halloween presented a perfect opportunity to do some kitchen exploration and see if I could bake up some yummy […]

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Doing Experimental Science at Home

Doing Experimental Science at Home

With distance learning happening in many schools, what can you do to teach or learn about science? As you might expect, at Make: we believe that the best way to learn these subjects is through experiential, hands-on learning. In other words, “learning by doing.” If you want to learn science, do science. How can you […]

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Set Up Your Own Private Smart Home

Set Up Your Own Private Smart Home

Smart home products, like dumb ones, fall into a couple different categories: there’s “fun and entertaining” and then there’s “practical.” Fun stuff when made smart tends to offer me the benefit of convenience; for example, I can ask a smart speaker to play my choice of music. Practical products can bring me added safety and […]

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4 Projects For The Perfect 4th of July, Instead Of Buying Fireworks

Hey, fireworks are cool! They’re fun to look at and fun to set of. We get it! However, they’re also expensive and with times right now being pretty crazy, a lot of people aren’t feeling like going out and buying a bunch. However, there are plenty of projects you can do at home to bring […]

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