A blazer and jeans is just about the official uniform for stand-up comics with a modicum of success, and to guarantee you keep bringing down the house once you've made it, the folks at Adafruit have put together a tutorial showing you how to make a jacket with a built-in laugh track (and other useful sound effects).
Look. Your adult self is pretty much a failure to your 8-year-old childhood self. You don't buy toys for yourself anymore. You don't remember the last time you gorged out in the candy aisle. You try to eat healthy. You talk about things like politics and the economy and lumbar support. You basically lost everything…
Now that New York has finally joined the rest of the world with a city-wide bike rental program, users are finding great ways to further improve the service. Including Adafruit's Becky Stern who retrofitted a run-of-the-mill bike helmet with a wicked LED light show and a handy indicator that lets riders find the…
Why spend hours digging through your closet trying to color-match the perfect outfit when with a little technology your clothing can match itself automatically?
To anyone who is good at making stuff with their hands: please make me this DeLorean center console clock from Back to the Future for me. There are instructions from Adafruit and links to all the stock parts you need to pull it off.
These iCufflinks are so cool, yet oh so nerdy. I secretly would like to buy them for Father's Day, but would be slightly embarrassed if my man actually wore them to our next formal occasion.
Adafruit's $2,000 bounty for an open source Kinect driver hack was only offered up late last week and already someone has allegedly delivered, said Adafruit's Phillip Torrone in an email to us just now. This was inevitable.
Adafruit's Monochron kit lets you build custom clocks. You can use and abuse its animated display for whatever evil setups you can imagine, but my favorite is the retro arcade game based animation in this video.
The US Department of Homeland Security has funded the creation of a non-lethal weapon called the Dazzler that's basically a flashlight that causes disorientation, nausea, and vomiting. Now you can make one too! Hardware hackers from Adafruit explain it all.