startups
Makers Launches ‘Google For Founders’

Startup founders and wannabe entrepreneurs now have their own search engine in the form of Makers Search, a vertical search engine created by Berlin-based pre-seed investor Makers. Read More >>

star wars
Jeweller Makes a Solid Gold Han Solo Minifig

And we thought carbon freezing looked painful... 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 >>

3d printing
Objects That Couldn’t Be Made Before 3D Printers Existed

3D printing isn’t just for making unique stuffed animals or weird fake meat. It allows us to fabricate objects we never could with traditional manufacturing. Here are some of the incredible things we can print now, which were nearly impossible to make before. Read More >>

diy
The Most Brilliant DIY Tutorial Channels on YouTube Right Now

Years ago, wannabe engineers might’ve sat in a basement tearing up VCRs to concoct homemade electronics, furiously imbibing coffee to fuel their DIY compulsions. That’s still happening today — except with DVD burners, cans of Red Bull, and with millions of people watching the mad scientists on YouTube. Read More >>

robots
Robotic ‘Player Guitar’ Plucks Away All by Itself

It started nearly thirty years ago, when Ben Reardon encountered a robot playing a classical guitar at the 1988 World Expo in his hometown of Brisbane, Australia. He was only a teenager at the time, but he knew right then what he had to do. Read More >>

design
​How Autodesk’s Experimental Lab Gave Us an Odd Little Star Wars Movie

The long rectangles of San Francisco's famous piers gave the city a blocky, geometric border with the Bay over a century ago. Now these abandoned remnants of the Barbary Coast are being rejuvenated by companies like software giant Autodesk, whose Pier 9 Workshop is so experimental that it feels like science fiction. Read More >>

design
This Master Goldsmith Doesn’t Need Fingers to Create Her Artwork

So what if Annette Gabbedey was born without fingers? What many would consider a disability clearly hasn't hindered her ability to craft gorgeously intricate trinkets studded in diamonds and pearls. In fact, she argues that it's actually an advantage. Read More >>