Join us this Thursday for an awesome day of hacking, making and learning!

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Today we explore some new products that not only help you with projects on-the-go, but also to help make it easier to make your projects move.

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As the new Orion capsule takes flight, NASA is working to better understand what we did almost 40 years ago with the moon landings. Why have we not ventured beyond the Van Allen belt?

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If you've been waiting to get your Starter Pack - the wait is over!

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We made a new product review feature for the Web site. Check out all the gory implementation details!

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SparkFun Arcade

If you weren't able to find the holiday Easter eggs on our site, we've got you covered!

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We hope you enjoyed the madness as much as we did.

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Turkey Day won't stop us from coming out with fresh new products!

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I share my designs for my new electronics workbench and go over some of the design decisions for it. I also cover what makes triangles more stable than squares.

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We put our skills to the test...with decidedly mixed results.

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More Simple Sketches

We've got a handful of new simple sketches - check them out!

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Today we show you a few new products and give you the inside scoop on Cyber Monday.

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Check out how you can use conductive ink to draw your circuits!

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This new Barbie book continues to make the same old mistakes.

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Tune in at 3:00 to watch Pete and Nate laugh nervously at each other and answer your questions!

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Never an easy decision, but here it is...

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A whole new line of wireless, finger-tip sized, Arduino compatible development boards and shields!

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