With the tragic and frightening events that transpired in Oakland last weekend, we want to remind everyone about maintaining safe conditions in your workshops, studios, makerspaces, and more. Here are some guidelines to get you started.
Two new books — 'Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments' and 'Illustrated Guide to Home Forensic Science Experiments' — JUST ADDED. Pay what you want for nearly $400 worth of science + discovery ebooks, perfect for gift giving, from Humble Bundle Benefits the Maker Education Initiative. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Netflix releases Connected Mr. Bear, an open-source project that puts custom "cuddle sensors” into two paired, stuffed bears — a hug launches a movie for you and a faraway friend simultaneously so you can watch together!
"[Making] may not be a living for most, but it’s much more than a hobby — it’s “Productive Play,” voluntary work, which is how we put forth our true selves and in that way find our tribe." – Philo Northrup, ArtCar creator & assemblage artist