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An amazing LED matrix project out of France!

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The final installment of the High Altitude Balloon saga!

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The ever-popular FT232R can do much more than just enable USB in your project.

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A project we featured in our latest ad created by interactive artist Jen Lewin.

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You've got to watch this video! Part two of the HAB series contains information on the balloon, enclosure, the cut-down system, as well as information about our still and video camera systems.

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How to launch a helium balloon to 100,000 feet and take a picture of the curvature of the earth. And then lose the whole contraption out in a wheat field somewhere unknown.

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Ultra-cool ultrasonic sensors are a perfect and simple way to add object or distance sensing to your project!

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An amazing project from Rob Seward - "Four Letter Words".

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Check out this cool project from Jeff Miller featuring the SparkFun Arduino Pro Mini!

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Check out this cool dice project - no electronics, but pretty darn awesome.

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We Sell Yak Fur

When you find yourself shaving a yak, stop, take a deep breath, and get back to your project.

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A great project for model railroading and a cool LilyPad design!

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Nate travels through UBC in Vancouver discovering amazing research projects and beautiful art, finishing up with a ride on the Mondo Spider.

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We have a cool project from Engineer Chris, a tutorial from Casey, a behind-the-scenes ad shoot video, and an announcement about Maker Faire!

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BatchPCB unveils a cool new feature today - a marketplace! Plus, a really cool project out of Denmark!

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Follow our Pick and Place machines on Twitter! Also, we have some news products and 31 awesome projects to give you some inspiration!

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It's not about how complex your project is - it's about how clever! Also check out a hacked Kindle and a bunch of new product offerings!

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A thought-provoking article from Wired and a project from one of our own!

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