From the Makery: Imaginary Adventures, Building with Beer Bottles and Schools Around the World

From the Makery: Imaginary Adventures, Building with Beer Bottles and Schools Around the World

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. Imaginary Adventures Luka, a 12-year old boy with muscular dystrophy, dreamed of playing sports, swimming, and skateboarding. He teamed up with a […]

From the Makery: Tiny Libraries, Dancing from the Favelas, and a Grassroots Bikeshare

From the Makery: Tiny Libraries, Dancing from the Favelas, and a Grassroots Bikeshare

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. Tiny Libraries The Little Free Library project commissioned ten micro-libraries for installation around NYC. This one, by Stereotank, resembles a water tower […]

From the Makery: Prison Tattoo Guns, Crystal Flowers, and The Beetbox

From the Makery: Prison Tattoo Guns, Crystal Flowers, and The Beetbox

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. Prison Tattoo Guns Tattoo guns manufactured inside Mexico’s prisons from improvised equipment. For this project, each was used for one person only, […]

From the Makery: Smuggling KFC, Flip-Flop Sculptures, and Narquitectura

From the Makery: Smuggling KFC, Flip-Flop Sculptures, and Narquitectura

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. Smuggling KFC Despite this KFC delivery taking 4 hours, costing double the in-store price, and everything arriving cold and soggy, the reviews […]

From the Makery: China’s Inventors, Sticker Art, and Lenticular Ads

From the Makery: China’s Inventors, Sticker Art, and Lenticular Ads

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. China’s Inventors DIY helicopters, submarines, and prosthetic hands, from all corners of China. We’ve profiled a few of these in From the […]

From the Makery: Atomic Animation, a Knocking Calculator, and a Lego Chandelier

From the Makery: Atomic Animation, a Knocking Calculator, and a Lego Chandelier

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. Atomic Animation Researchers at IBM have created the world’s first atomic animation: a stop-motion film built by moving individual atoms. Knocking Calculator […]

From the Makery: The Velokafi, Hand-Painted Movie Posters, and No Man’s Job

From the Makery: The Velokafi, Hand-Painted Movie Posters, and No Man’s Job

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. The Velokafi Somewhere between a standing desk and a drive-through window lies the Velokafi. The concept, popping up in Zurich, allows a […]

From the Makery: Printed Prosthetics, a Cardboard Cafe, and New York’s Underground

From the Makery: Printed Prosthetics, a Cardboard Cafe, and New York’s Underground

From the Makery is a weekly roundup of inspiring stories of making collected from around the web. Follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed for daily updates. Printed Prosthetics An open-source, lightweight, unpowered prosthetic hand, built for $150 by two hackers separated by continents. Thanks to the device, one […]

From the Makery: Secret Compartments, Hyperlapse Videos, and Latte Art

From the Makery: Secret Compartments, Hyperlapse Videos, and Latte Art

In this week’s From the Makery roundup: a long read about the art of secret stash compartments in vehicles, videos that explore our world’s landscapes through Google Earth, and what carefully controlled pouring can produce in a latte’s foam.

From the Makery: Prized Possessions, Container Homes, and a Traffic Luchador

From the Makery: Prized Possessions, Container Homes, and a Traffic Luchador

This week, we bring you an intimate photo essay comparing the most prized toys of children around the world, a couple who took matters into their own hands to carve space for themselves in an expensive real estate market, and one masked man’s crusade to make Mexico City’s streets a little safer.