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3-D Printers Are Finally Easy Enough You Can Use Them

Joshua Pearce | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Joshua Pearce

Nearly every American family's refrigerator is plastered with our children's wonderful creations. Children relish "making" naturally. As we grow up, w...

Where Are We Headed in 2016? 11 Predictions

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Marian Salzman

As we move into week one of a year when international news won't be "all bad, but much of it is," according to NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel's 2016 forecast, let's see what's in store closer to home.

'Makerarm,' 3D Printer On Steroids, Aims To Make DIY Projects Easier

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology

Welcome to our wired future, when we're still having trouble getting our printers to work. Some of the issues that people have in 2015, however, go be...

America Needs More Kids Like Ahmed Mohamed

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 09.17.2015 | Technology

The response to the arrest and suspension of a ninth-grader after he brought a homemade clock to school has been a timely, heartwarming reminder that ...

Book Trailers: More Fun Than Writing The Book?

Ben Tripp | Posted 06.15.2016 | Books
Ben Tripp

I didn't know book trailers were a thing until it was suggested I should make my own. Book trailers, also known as bookreels, are like movie trailers -- except they're made to promote books. I'll bet you guessed that already. They're almost exclusively found online.

The Inventor Is In: The Nashville Children's Hospital With a Mobile Makerspace

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 04.12.2015 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

At the Monroe Caroll Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, the makerspace comes in the form of a large, metal cart, carrying materials and tools young patients can use to create objects.

Sowing Seeds for Girls in STEM

Amelia Gandara | Posted 12.03.2014 | Technology
Amelia Gandara

So is one of the missing links between successfully creating a new generation of rocket scientists, computer programmers and technology geniuses simply that they aren't exposed to any role models? Are we not lifting up scientists and engineers? Where is the Serena Williams of the STEM world?

What Is the Maker Movement and Why Should You Care?

Brit Morin | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Brit Morin

Welcome to the Maker Movement, an evolution of millions of people who are taking big risks to start their own small businesses dedicated to creating and selling self-made products.

LOOK: Fun, Weird Tech At Maker Faire 2012

Posted 10.04.2012 | Science

Imagine a world populated with cupcake cars, a giant, remote-controlled game of thumb war and 70 different kinds of 3D printer. Having trouble? You sh...

At Google's Science Contest, Another Faire for Makers

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.25.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Malachi Segers and Maya Godfrey Photo Credit: Youth Radio Yassine Bouanane has been a coding whiz since before he was a teenager -- at 12, he s...

Makers, Take Note Of This New Microcontroller

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.19.2012 | Technology

In May, HuffPost Tech spotlighted MaKey MaKey, a multi-channel interface that allows users to make controllers out of unorthodox objects like bananas ...

MAKER : A New Paper Magazine to Look For(ward)

Anne Couillaud | Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts
Anne Couillaud

"The real beauty of MAKER magazine is its ability to grow itself, like a living organism. It's the shared spirit of creativity that sustains it, giving it momentum which I believe will make it stronger with each issue."