This Teen Made a DIY Device That Measures the Strength of Your Bong Hits

Bradley Moore explains how he generates the dankest of data.


This DIY Headset Lets You Echolocate Like a Dolphin

Using bone conduction headphones and some drone parts, marine scientist Andrew Thaler crafted a pair of glasses that help you “see” like a dolphin would.


How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.


Someone Programmed an Arduino Board with a Worm's Brain

302 simulated roundworm neurons running on a cheap hobbyist hardware platform.


These Smart Gloves Let You Feel Things in Virtual Reality

Design student Danli Hu adds touch to the list of senses you can experience virtually.


Playful Robotic Sculpture Imitates Traditional Chinese Dragon Dancing

The wave-like motion of the traditional Chinese dragon dance comes alive with the help of Arduino, algorithms, and robotic arms.


Someone Turned Halo's Cortana Into a Holographic Assistant

Device uses "Pepper's Ghost" technique to provide the illusion of three dimensions.


The Most Popular Weekend Programming Languages

A programming language popularity poll that matters.


This Bionic Nerf Gun Can Be Fired Without a Hand

Parisian maker collective Hackerloop has lots of Nerf battles. They wanted their friend with no hand to be able to join in the fun, so they built him a custom nonlethal weapon.


A 3D-Printed Ear Explores What It Means to Be a Machine

Multimedia artist Saurabh Datta created a networked, 3D-printed ear that generates a portrait of its own beingness using sounds it picks up.


This Tiny Satellite Sculpture Is a Solar-Powered Synthesizer

Media artist ::vtol:: imagines a tiny satellite that measures the part of Earth’s atmosphere altered by humans.


A Robot Is Collecting Sound Samples and Turning Them into Collages

Media artist ::vtol:: built a robot that samples a room’s noises and turns them into compositions.