makers

makers

This Cyborg Suit Reacts to Sexual Arousal with Spinning Nipple Propellers and Whispering Vagina Speakers

Sarah Petkus is rethinking how we use technology to communicate sexuality.
Samantha Cole
10.29.18
maker faire

The Coolest Things We Saw at World Maker Faire

Once a year, thousands of artists and makers descend upon New York City for Maker Faire, a celebration of all things DIY.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.25.18
knit art

Oh This? Just a Giant Starmap Made By a Hacked 80s Knitting Machine

Australian engineer Sarah Spencer unveiled “Stargazing: A knitted tapestry” over the weekend at the Electromagnetic Field Camp festival.
Becky Ferreira
9.4.18
RadioShack

The DIY Movement Is Bringing RadioShack Back From the Dead

Independently-owned franchise stores are the second coming of the beleaguered brand.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.4.18
christmas

Watch and Marvel At a Holiday Ornament Being Made

The intricate process is both festive and meditative.
Madison Margolin
12.24.16
machines

It's Healing Time at Arduino

With new foundation, Arduino seeks to a heal long-stewing trademark dispute.
Michael Byrne
10.2.16
Music

Tomorrow's Musical Instruments Look Like Lightsabers and Metal Detectors

Inside London's Augmented Instruments Lab, where music can be hacked out of anything.
Christine Ro
8.15.16
first-person shooter

Badass Photos from a Day in the Life of a Professional Knife-Maker

For this week's edition of First-Person Shooter, we handed two cameras off to Adam, a knife maker from North Carolina. Adam's been crafting knives for the past five years, and his "slicers" are coveted by chefs and collectors from all over the world.
Julian Master
7.16.16
videos

This Guy Built His Very Own Artisanal Computer Processor

The 'Megaprocessor' let's you take a walking tour of a modern computer processor.
Michael Byrne
7.4.16
Books

MIT Bookmaking Course Schools Kids in Renaissance Technologies

Students in MIT’s ‘Making Books: The Renaissance and Today’ build books from scratch, from making paper to constructing a printing press.
DJ Pangburn
5.25.16
TOYS

Barbie Now Has a Giant Tardigrade Steed

This is the 3D printing hobbyist community at its finest.
Victoria Turk
5.24.16
machines

CERN Researchers Are Making a DIY Cosmic Ray Detector in Their Spare Time

Cosmic Pi makes each user a single pixel in an open source cosmic ray telescope.
Victoria Turk
4.5.16
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