The Amanita Muscaria mushroom returns each winter, usually after a good soaking rain. It is not edible, but would make you hallucinate in unpleasant ways — so I’ve heard. It looks like the classic toadstool of fairy tales. I enjoy seeing them pop out the ground, round and red, open up and then flatten out […]
With the nighttime temps dropping to below 30 degrees, some of our plants are taking a hit. This Brugmansia or angel’s trumpet worked all season to come back from last year’s freeze and had just started to flower. I find the scent of the flower to be intoxicating. Brugmansia comes originally from tropical areas of […]
To test his skills as a roboticist, Ben Vagle decided to test how his Lego TrotBot robots performed on 1/3-scale stairs. Read more on MAKE The post Weekend Watch: Engineering a TrotBot to Climb Stairs and Rugged Terrain appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
During the 2016 National Week of Making, as a part of President Obama’s Nation of Makers initiative, Digital Promise and Maker Ed announced the Maker Promise. A commitment made by school leaders, in-school and out-of-school educators, and community advocates to bringing quality making experiences to all students. By signing the Promise, individuals commit to […]