In which I buy a cheap truck, planning on using my hacking skills to keep it going, and the universe calls my bluff

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What would you build with the LilyPad MP3 player?

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Join us today for a new episode of "SparkFun Live!"

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Things are about to change forever for SparkFun!

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Another Friday, another round of great new products!

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Net neutrality and the open internet: why it's important, how it's at risk today, and what you can do about it right now.

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Check out this video tutorial for building your own soil moisture sensor.

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We continue to grow at our home at Longbow.

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

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We've submitted some great proposals to SXSW and we need your help to get them accepted!

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Announcing the winners of the SparkFun Rummage Giveaway.

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SparkFun moves up to a "real building" - business ensues

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We have a few new things this week. Check out the post and we can point you in the right direction.

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In this week's Enginursday post, Joel discusses how he went about making a control box for a large scale interactive EL wire art installation.

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Check out this new tutorial and learn how to build your own jumbotron!

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With SparkFun moving forward, we take a glance at the past.

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