Guest blog post by Arnoud Buzing of Wolfram Research on using the Edison and SparkFun Blocks to make a pendulum monitor.

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Hack that Ikea lamp into something so much more.

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A fun holiday project to try for anyone looking to catch Santa on Christmas!

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A brilliant (ha!) use for every single one of your LEDs.

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An awesome project from SparkFun customer Elahd Bar-Shai

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Learn how data.sparkfun.com can help you not just collect data, but also use that data to make hypothesizes, see trends, and make adjustments to a variety of systems.

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Check out this project from Creative Technologist Nick Poole using the pcDuino Camera Module.

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If you're looking to chat with those on the "other side," might as well do it with Arduino!

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Wondering how to organize all of the tools and materials in your workspace? Look to the pros for inspiration!

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SparkFun's first attempt at creating an inexpensive, accessible, DIY assistive technology mouse.

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This is a big week. We've got a great video and a bunch of new products. Come check them out.

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A SparkFun customer wows us with the project he made using one of our sponsorships!

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Few funding campaigns pull heartstrings while actually doing measurable good. Jerry, impressively, is doing both.

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The necessary dangers of electricity, and whether they're worth it.

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The future is here. This week we have a sound generator, 3D printer, and more!

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Friday Friday Friday! New products are here, come check them out.

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