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Combat robots are cool and you can build your own. Check out this 3-part video series on how to build one yourself!

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This week we have a new Photon-based RedBoard and a handy cable.

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How and why we built a tiny Internet of Things apartment at SparkFun HQ.

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If you want to write code for the Particle Photon, an online, "cloud" IDE isn't your only option. Check out our "Photon Development Guide" to see how you can set up a Photon development environment of your own.

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Can biometric data help shed light on panic and anxiety?

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Win a monthly caption contest & burn fat with this one weird trick!

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Up this week, new sensors, a new version of the LIDAR and more!

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Camping 101

A roundup of camping hacks from around the internet, to get you out into the great outdoors without actually having to experience nature!

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New Stuff: Raspberry Pi Block for Edison and a customizable Snappable Protoboard.

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It's probably time for us to clearly outline what to expect when it comes to using data.sparkfun.com

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