The boysenberries are ripe and it looks like a great year for them. The boysenberry is a cross between a raspberry, blackberry and logan berry. The berries are usually large, bigger than an ordinary blackberry. While they turn black when ripe, they are much redder inside, like a raspberry. In my garden, they ripen at [...]
The crabapple we planted three years ago has a healthy crop of fruit. The goal is to use them in making cider. Adding them to apples supposedly improves the flavor of cider, probably because crabapples are sour. They are also a good source of pectin, which is used in making jams and jellies.
The mainstream news media is awash with speculation that 3D printing is bringing about a second industrial revolution. Whether this is true or not, nowhere is the comparison more apt than with The Flexiscale Company, a small UK startup making 3D models of the great steam engines of the first […]Read more on MAKE
A couple months back, Cynthia and Flavio were very frustrated. As a matter of fact, they were about ready to give up. A key element of their “Papapa Party Shirt” (a shirt that will blink to the beat of the music) was a light organ kit, but it was incredibly glitchy and the [...]
Press Release Maker Corps Engages Thousands of Youth in Activities That Inspire Innovation & Entrepreneurship Oakland, CA, June 11, 2013: The Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) will announce its first successful year of Maker Corps at the Clinton Global Initiative in Chicago, a gathering that includes NGO Leaders, CEOs, STEM Educators and top governm […]