Build Your Own LED-Based Non-Lethal Weapon To Make Frenemies Sea Sick…

Homeland Security loves non-lethal weapons: from sound cannons, to the $1M flashlight that temporarily blinds, disorients, and screws equilibrium. And now you can build your own for $250! Does it really work? Not that well, but it's great for raves… » 9/28/09 10:10am 9/28/09 10:10am

Alternative energy and green gifts - Solar, fuel cells, biodiesel and…

Next year is going to be a big year folks, we'll see more investment and emphasis on alternative energy than ever before, this will be our "space race" and our "moon landing". The children of today will be the ones who will shape the next decade and the next century. As a parent, a friend, big brother or sister, a mentor… » 11/28/08 10:00am 11/28/08 10:00am

2008 Maker Faire Announced

DIY gadgeteers, fire up your engines: the dates for Make magazine's first 2008 Maker Faire have been unveiled as May 3rd and 4th. The San Mateo County Fairgrounds in San Mateo, California will again be the venue. Expect to see all sorts of wonderful (and weird) DIY science, arts, crafts and engineering projects in… » 3/20/08 5:43am 3/20/08 5:43am

Power User - The Best of Lifehacker

This week at Lifehacker: Convince your boss you'll be 30% more productive if you could only have a second monitor. Save yourself 70 bucks and replace your iPod Mini's battery yourself. It's a bunch of nerds in a grassy field with circuit boards, LED's, homemade Segways and more! Check our special report from Geeks Gone … » 4/26/06 1:30pm 4/26/06 1:30pm