This Modified Nintendo Power Glove Will Make You the Lord of Drones

Nintendo’s Power Glove is a favourite among hackers looking for new uses for the decades-old peripheral. This latest project puts humanity in dominion over our quadcopter subordinates. Read More >>

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This Engineer on YouTube Will Teach You To Make Longboards and Ziplines

Maker Faire NYC hits the Big Apple this week, so to get you in the mood for homemade robots, inventions and all things DIY, here’s a YouTube channel that teaches you to make almost anything. Read More >>

The Most Amazing Things We Saw at the Maker Faire

We went to the Bay Area Maker Faire, California, over the weekend, overdosing on creative and inspiring DiY technology. Here’s what we saw. Read More >>

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Frisbeecam Records the Ultimate First-Person View

Mankind might not be able to fly yet, but until that day comes it seems we're pretty happy to simulate the experience by strapping cameras to everything from falcons, to drones, to now even frisbees. Although that last one requires a cleverly-designed mechanism so that the footage from a flying, spinning disc isn't completely sickening. Read More >>

Just Scream to Trigger the Camera

If you came and visited us at the Mini Maker Faire in Elephant and Castle this weekend, you may have experienced me asking you (very nicely, of course), if you wouldn't please come shout at my camera. (I even asked one poor girl whether I could shout at her cupcake. Everybody agreed that this was, without doubt, the worst pick-up line ever). Read More >>

These Teenage Girls from Africa Made a Urine Powered Generator

When I was a teenager, I don't think I ever imagined doing anything other than playing video games and eating junk food. Luckily, these teenage girls weren't me because they've developed a generator that can be powered with urine. Yep, it's pee-powered. Read More >>