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Today's Obsession: Brooklyn Space Program

In August of this year, Luke Geissbuhler treated his boys to a homemade experiment to see what the world looks like from outer space. The experiment is a large balloon, an HD camera, an iPhone for GPS location upon re-entry, some foam for protection, handwarmers to keep the electronics from locking up as the...

Today's Obsession: DIY Simon

Even though you won’t find a Simon anywhere but vintage shops and thrift stores these days, the electronics to build one yourself aren’t too nightmarish to deal with. Maker Shed has a wonderful micro-kit for $25 with a preprogrammed circuit board, lights, and buttons to build one on your own. Browse around; this is...