Borrowing a page from 3D printing pens, Crayola’s new gadget transforms unwrapped crayons into a thick wax “ink” that allows for smooth drawing on all kinds of surfaces, including wood, fabric, glass, and more. It can even blend wax colors. Drops 8/2018 for $25.
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Bay Area maker Joshua Tulberg is imagining you on the high seas with his kit for a 6′ long electric mini boat. Picture yourself building it with ease, thanks to marine-grade plywood and cable-tie and epoxy construction. Then imagine being the most popular fellow at the flotilla.
If you thought The Citadel was complex, check out builder Samuel Hunt’s insanely complex K’NEX ball machine. It’s made from over 50,000 pieces, has 6 networks, 33 paths, and 13 lifts. It took him nearly 2 years to construct and film all of its paths and mechanisms.
Jordan Bolton Design makes movie and TV show posters that look like stacks of cassette tapes. The title and cast are on the cassette tapes’ spines, each with a different retro design. The typography definitely feels dated and clunky, but appropriate in this context.
Handheld maker wermy shows off a nifty build he found on the sudomod forums. Moosepr’s TinyPi is a ridiculously small gaming system that’s can run all kinds of retro games, and is about as small as you can get using a Raspberry Pi Zero board. Part kits available here.
It’s too late for a revolution… Brace for the final solution. The title track off of the upcoming Muse album Thought Contagion feels kind of like a dark sequel to the events of Uprising. The track features a great music video dripping with ’80s style and pop culture references.
An awesome R/C recreation of the 1979 Ford Bronco Ranger XLT. This picture-perfect 20.57″ long replica of the off-roader is built on Traxxas‘ impressive TRX-4 4×4 chassis, with huge suspension travel, portal axles, and massive trail-rated tires. We love the sunset decals.
Mark Brown talks about systemic video games. These are games where other characters or factors affect and interact with the game’s world, such as weather, animals or police. They encourage players to be creative and can lead to surprising and memorable moments.
A versatile and portable workout gadget unlike any we’ve seen before, the xChain uses a series of five interconnected, weighted links which reconfigure into a variety of shapes to support more than 500 different exercises. The faster you move, the more resistance it provides.
Our first real look at the sequel to Disney Pixar’s 2004 hit, as our superheroic family gets pulled out of their now ordinary lives to save the world from a new villain hellbent on destruction. Stars Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bob Odenkirk, among others.