This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!

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Check out the amazing embedded electronics at Fritzler Farms.

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Engineer Chris went to Burning Man, and needed some solar power for his project. Thus, a Roundtable was born.

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We're looking for projects and booths for the NoCo Mini Maker Faire on October 5th.

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FPGAs are ubiquitous in "traditional" engineering, but still have only a small stake in DIY culture. Here are a couple of projects that are changing that.

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A 4th of July project to launch fireworks via a button or timed delay.

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A new Kickstarter project offers a mashup tool for customizable circuits.

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Robert Beatty and his daughters are going to take over the world.

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The Gloves are a cutting edge experimental gestural music ware being developed today for the purpose of Imogen Heap’s studio and stage work.

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You've just finished your new project. Before you apply power, here are a few tips to keep the smoke in.

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Give your old laptop new life with a little WiFi boost.

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Check out this project from Boulder's local hackerspace and our very own Joel Bartlett.

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An electronics geeks tribute to one of the greatest shows of all time.

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I'm going to Chernobyl, and I'm taking a GPS/Radiation logger that I built with me.

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Check out these beautiful wedding invitations!

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We talked to Jenn about her involvement with the open source and maker movements in Vermont, as well as educational projects with SparkFun!

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Check out this cool video from our friends over at Adafruit.

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