Sewing- not just for clothes anymore! (Or ever, really.)

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Let's see what makes the latest fitness band tick...

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Auto assembly-line meets your local watering hole.

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Be the master of your own electronics destiny with the help of our workshops!

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Fault tolerance, graceful degradation - and failing in a not-so-painful way.

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Examining one of the categories that occupies significant space on my workbench: wire strippers.

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Today kicks-off the CSEdWeek and code.org's Hour of Code!

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Ralph Baer, the "father of video games," passed away this weekend.

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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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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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