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Be the light of your loved one's life with a heartfelt card!

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We all know that women are not only a minority in technical fields, but are often not encouraged to go into such fields. Here are a few ways to encourage and support the girls/women in our lives who are interested in technical fields.

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Introducing Embedded 3D Models of SparkFun products!

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Examining the inner workings of an electric chord organ.

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Navigating the masses of International CES 2015 to bring you the highlights of all that's up-and-coming with electronics.

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A gaggle of SparkFun folks are here in Las Vegas for the 2015 International CES show–the biggest, best, and showiest show for all things electronic. Here’s the highlight reel of Tuesday, January 6.

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This Saturday was the kick-off for the 28th FIRST Robotics Competition. This competition has grown from a couple dozen schools to over 3000 teams internationally. This year, Sparkfun has reached out to help teams in this year's competition.

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Are wearables the next big thing or just a flash in the pan?

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I've been learning a lot about IoT protocols lately. Come learn the wonders of MQTT and CoAP!

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Welcome to 2015! We have some new stuff to ring in the new year.

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Spice up your fancy outfit with some flashy LEDs.

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Guest blog post by Arnoud Buzing of Wolfram Research on using the Edison and SparkFun Blocks to make a pendulum monitor.

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Hack that Ikea lamp into something so much more.

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Another smattering of "Simple Sketches" for your viewing pleasure!

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Help support a former SparkFunion who's heading to Uganda!

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Have you always wanted to experiment with electroluminescence?

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For the day after Christmas, we have a few new products for you.

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Yep, sure enough P2N2222 is NPN and the symbol is incorrect.
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