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This DIY biohacker is under investigation

May 26th, 2019 at 2:52 am » Comments Off

Josiah Zayner rose to internet fame after performing various biohacking stunts on himself — including a livestreamed attempt to edit his own genes using CRISPR. Those antics are coming to haunt Zayner. Now, the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is investigating a “complaint of unlicensed practice of medicine” filed against him — a strange […]



Why people don’t work on their cars anymore

December 10th, 2017 at 11:57 am » Comments Off

A publisher of repair manuals reports that owners are discouraged by plastic engine covers. The CEO provides some amusing alternative uses for the covers. Covers can be removed without voiding a car’s warranty.



Izzy Swan builds a walking machine powered by a hand drill

July 24th, 2015 at 5:44 pm » Comments Off

Izzy Swan, a retired furniture maker has built a drill-powered walking machine in his garage. He shows off the machine in action around his neighborhood and breaks down the construction process in this video he posted online.



Kano – a $150 DIY computer and coding kit

October 20th, 2014 at 10:58 am » Comments Off

Kano Children today have access to smartphones, tablets and laptops. They are powerful and intuitive, offering the Web and an ever-growing library of apps to explore. Learning and accessing information has never been easier.    



DIY ‘Solar Pocket Factory’ can 3D print a solar panel every 15 seconds

August 7th, 2014 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

Solar Pocket Factory Two young inventors based in the Philippines, Shawn Frayne and Alex Hornstein, are taking their passion for clean free energy and developing a way to make it accessible and cheap for everyone. These guys are working hard to provide a product that could be used by practically anyone to make homemade solar […]



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