As winter rests its icy keister upon our heads things get cold, dark, and downright depressing. The only—literally the only—thing I look forward to come wintertime is playing in the snow. Here're some items to help you maximize your frozen fun.
Sure, anybody with ears can agree that something is lost when records are compressed and converted to digital files. But if you really want to walk the walk you can't just listen to vinyl, you have to record your own.
Forget the crapness of the Beamz laser-harp music thing with a real touchless music system: the Theremin. The guys at Popsci have a MAKE-style DIY project online that shows you how to build a pocket-sized version of the classic device. Since it uses a light-level input system, it's a little simpler to build than the…