Month: February 2020

William Osman, Bobby Duke, And Michael Reeves Discuss Being Irresponsible

William Osman, Bobby Duke, And Michael Reeves Discuss Being Irresponsible

A couple years ago I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Bobby Duke, William Osman, and Michael Reeves and discussing their youtube presence. I found their playfulness contagious and I suspect that is one reason their channels are all doing so well on youtube. Watch to see what they think about doing dangerous […]

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Your Engineering Simulation Might Win You 00

Your Engineering Simulation Might Win You $1000

A new competition has popped up that is focusing on engineering simulation in academia. If you’re attending an ABET accredited school, and running simulations in finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, multi-body dynamics, optimization, electromagnetics or bio-engineering is totally your jam, keep reading!         Engineering.com and NAFEMS America have put together this […]

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Check Out The Ultimate Arduino Learning Kit Deal

Check Out The Ultimate Arduino Learning Kit Deal

If you’re looking for a good way to learn arduino, we’ve got an incredible deal available right now. The Ultimate Arduino Kit is available at $120, but for a limited time, includes a $99 educational book bundle for free!  

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Backstabbing, Social Climbing, and Tech… Or The History Of Fingernails

Backstabbing, Social Climbing, and Tech… Or The History Of Fingernails

For this week’s Make:<<Rewind, we found this fascinating talk by Tanya Fish about the history of fingernails. Have you ever considered the social significance of fingernails? Can you imagine that people have died because of how they decorated their fingers? Follow along as Tanya connects the dots all the way up to modern day wearable […]

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Watch As This Rubik’s Cube Floats In Mid-Air While Solving Itself

Watch As This Rubik’s Cube Floats In Mid-Air While Solving Itself

Last year we were awed by the clever work of Takashi Kaburagi. He built a rubik’s cube that solves itself. The internals of this robot are cleverly designed so that it can twist and turn itself back to the solved position from the inside, leaving us with a fantastic show. He brought it to the […]

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This Clever Trick Embeds Holographic Patterns In Your 3D Prints

This Clever Trick Embeds Holographic Patterns In Your 3D Prints

This clever trick popped up on Reddit recently and I’m very amused. Apparently you can use textured sheets on your 3d printer’s print bed to imprint that texture on the first layer of your print. Sounds obvious right? Well, what if that textured sheet is fine enough to give an irridescent or holographic effect? Yup, […]

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See You At WorkbenchCon

See You At WorkbenchCon

Later this week I’ll be attending WorkbenchCon in Atlanta Georgia. I’m pretty excited for this event. It is a relatively intimate 2 day event packed full of DIY Gurus and craftspeople, sharing tips and tricks for growing audience, working with sponsors, building your online presence and much more. I went last year and had a […]

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