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The PAPAC-00

In less than an hour you can build the simplified digital computer shown in figure 1, using only a pair of scissors, three dozen common pins, and the parts shown in figures 1 and 2.
posted by popcassady on Apr 8, 2013 - 7 comments

The Maker

The Maker. A gorgeous short stop-motion animation about a creature who has only one important mission (SLYT) [more inside]
posted by Queen of Spreadable Fats on Oct 8, 2012 - 19 comments

F.U.C.K. - for the replicator of the future, today

An article about the Free Universal Construction Kit -- for connecting Legos to Lincoln Logs to Tinker Toys to Fischertechnik to Duplos to Krinkles to Zometool to K'Nex to Zoob to gears. Designs at Thingiverse. A PDF page displaying all parts.
posted by Greg Nog on Jun 25, 2012 - 43 comments

Makers of All Things

3D printing can now make replacement jaws, thousands of user-designed widgets, electromechanical computers - but also ATM skimmer fronts, handcuff keys and gun parts. But can you own the shape of a thing? (Previously on the Blue.)
posted by Zarkonnen on Jun 1, 2012 - 40 comments

Valve Thought This Was Impossible

I had plans to cosplay as Edward Elric this year at Dragon*con. Building the arm seemed like fun and I always enjoy seeing good Edward costumes. Then Portal 2 came out. And I played it. And everything changed. The decision that I had to build Wheatley was pretty instant... [more inside]
posted by BZArcher on Aug 10, 2011 - 26 comments

Doctor Who, Cali style...

The Doctor Who theme, Adam Savage of Mythbusters, and tesla coils! (SLYT) ... just a part of this weekend's S.F. Bay Area Maker Faire.
posted by markkraft on May 23, 2011 - 28 comments

Find direction in your wardrobe

The North Skirt. You need never be fashionably lost in the woods again.
posted by ardgedee on Jun 2, 2010 - 52 comments

Plastic Bag

Plastic Bag - Struggling with its immortality, a discarded plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) ventures through the environmentally barren remains of America as it searches for its maker. A short film by Ramin Bahrani.
posted by HuronBob on Mar 23, 2010 - 32 comments

Apartment Therapy Home Hacks 2010

Apartment Therapy, the multi-city shelter blog, generally seems to have an audience that's more Martha Stewart Living than Make. But their Home Hacks 2010 collects lots of little HOWTOs that are totally geek friendly, from "How to Build an Indoor Fort" and "How to Deduct Your Electronic Gear from Your Taxes" to "How to Clean Your Jeans Without Water." (Sure, that last one is meant for designer jeans, but who says you can't use it for your Levi's?)
posted by ocherdraco on Feb 23, 2010 - 28 comments

Done means Done

Bre Pettis makes things. He likes to get things done. He likes when you get things done. Do you like to get things done? Then check out the Cult of Done Manifesto.
posted by jazon on Mar 3, 2009 - 47 comments

I'm a drunken hard man?

Mmmm ... I had a bad dream ... I was standing at the crossroads For those days when the boss man (or woman) has got you down, your lady (or man) has left you, or your dog (or cat) has died. Or when you just got them desktop blues. warning: sound
posted by terrapin on Mar 14, 2006 - 22 comments

Kao-ani maker

Kao-ani maker.
posted by hama7 on Jun 9, 2004 - 9 comments

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