LEGO Particle Accelerator

Check out this awesome LEGO Particle Accelerator from JK Brickworks! This is a working particle accelerator built using LEGO bricks. I call it the LBC (Large Brick Collider). It can accelerate a LEGO soccer ball to just over 12.5 kilometers per hour. You can find more information about how it works on my website at […]

Microcontroller Register Manipulation

I’m always amazed at the new technology that is constantly coming out that allows hobbyists like myself access to powerful and cheap microcontrollers like the Arduino or chipKIT development boards. They are easy to program and easy to use, but sometimes the code can get a little bit long and we look…By: brmarcum Continue Reading […]

Micro Raspberry Pi Arcade Cabinet #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Via diygizmo on Instructables. Fully functional micro arcade machine using a Raspberry Pi model B or B+. I always wanted a tiny arcade machine for my desk, I decided to build it as small as possible. It may look simple from the outside but a lot of engineering went into building it. After months of […]

A Raspberry Pi Powered Drink Mixer @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

Check out this tutorial from and learn how to build your own drink mixer powered by a raspberry pi! So, have you ever been to a party with a terrible bartender? No bartender? Who wants to pour their own drink like a peasant? BarBot can and will change all that! BarBot is a simple, […]

Multi-colour #3DPrinting with one extruder #3DThursday

Add multi color #3d-printing to any GCODE based 3D printer. read more on: Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we […]

Glasswire Monitors Your Bandwidth and Identifies Resource Hogs

Windows: Your internet connection handles a variety of traffic every day. When there’s a problem, its not always easy to find out which app or site is the problem. Glasswire simplifies this process in an easy, user-friendly package. Read more… from Lifehacker

How to Sew a Zipper Switch #WearableWednesday

Learn how to stitch up a zipper switch with conductive thread with our new guide on the Adafruit Learning System! The switch works like a momentary pushbutton. As the zipper pull travels along the teeth, two pads of conductive thread are bridged, momentarily creating an electrical connection. This connection can be sensed by a microcontroller […]