The trail-ready lightning detector has been out in the wild getting some good use. As summer nears its end, it is a great time to take the project back to the drawing board and figure out what should be upgraded, what should be added and what can be removed – just in time for some fall outdoor adventures!

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Let's review an overly simple example of our new product process, and the unavoidable truth of fun over efficiency in my life...

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It's time to plan out some summer projects!

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Taking what I've learned about LED color mixing and Python, along with our LumiDrive LED Driver and LuMini LED Ring, I set out to create a light ring for macro photography that surpasses all others.

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Are you crystal, gem or mineral collector? Display them in style with an underlit display.

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Let's take a look at some of the amazing costumes and props from Dragon Con!

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I attended my first Dragon Con; here is some of the wearable tech I saw there.

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This visually pleasing project has endless possibilities for customization and design.

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Exciting parts call for exciting projects. This one turns a dangerous laser into a sci-fi ray gun.

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It took a year to take a mess of wires, hardware and WiFi dependency and turn it into a new solution to monitor plants and the environment anywhere without a WiFi password. This is BLE-IOP.

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The 3D printing frenzy continues this week!

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I built an alternative clock using a 3D printer and laser cutter.

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Why pay hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on expensive tabletop and board game accessories if you can just 3D print or make them yourself?

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Remixing Anouk Wipprecht's Kitty Ear soldering project shared on OSHPARK and Shapeways.

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Check out these techniques for making your very own soft electronic components!

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Get ready for a monthlong celebration of crafting with electronics!

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We reached out to some longtime customers and fans of SparkFun to see what they were working on 10-15 years ago.

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