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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3 Reasons You Should Register For Maker Faire Shenzhen Now

This year, Maker Faire Shenzhen 2019 will be focusing on the theme “To the Heart of Community, To the Cluster of Industry”. With a full chain events for technological innovations, you can look forward to the Maker Summit Forum, Maker Booths (includes highlights and performances), as well as Innovation workshops. MFSZ2019 will showcase innovative applications […]

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Bio Inspired: Many NASA Rover Concepts Evoke Living Creatures

This is an excerpt from Make: Soft Robotics, A DIY Introduction to Squishy, Stretchy, and Flexible Robots. Find it at here.     As NASA-funded soft robotic and compliant system concepts begin to attract attention, we jokingly refer to the rover concepts as the “Menagerie” since so many take research inspiration directly from animals. These bioinspired […]

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Megabots Pulls the Plug, Puts Eagle Prime on eBay

Megabots had an inspiring run, starting as part of a giant robot arm demo’d at Comic-Con, turning into a number of compelling crowdfunding and viral video campaigns, and leading up to a much anticipated but somewhat disappointing bout between their massive, $2.5 million robot and a Japanese counterpart. Now, despite attempts to find a viable […]

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Driving A Tiny RC Car Over The Internet Using ESP8266

A couple of months ago we set ourselves a project to create an internet-connected RC track where people from anywhere in the world could drive real 1:43 scale RC cars over the internet in real-time – even when thousands of miles away from our race track here in Helsinki, Finland. See the build video: One […]

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Watch This Robot Snake Climb Vertical Walls

…as for its wall-climbing abilities, I got a one-word response: “Magnets.”

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