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Lady Ada’s new DIY Singing Pencil Kit!

Lady Ada, crazy-lady-hacker I met at Maker Faire 2007, has made a new fun kit that consists of a pencil that will “sing” when you draw stuff.

Our friends at Adafruit have released a fun new kit called the “Drawdio” — adapted from the original Drawdio design by Jay Silver – which lets you create a pencil that makes noi

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Amphibious Snake Robot!

Here’s a cool lookin’ amphibious snake robot that can swim in the water.  It looks scary the potentials of what (harmful stuff) this robot can possibly do.

ACM-R5 is equipped with paddles and passive wheels around the body. To generate propulsive force by undulation, the robot need a resistance property as it glides freely in tangential direction but cannot in normal direction. Due to the paddles and passive wheels, ACM-R5 obtains that cha

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3D Interaction Glove

Here’s something you can fondle with. The 3D interaction glove offers some virtual play with your hand, wrists, and more.

You use the glove to control a virtual hand, and using either vibration pads or an exoskeleton, the glove creates resistance when your virtual hand encounters a virtual object.

Originally developed for the military and now targeted at designers and engineers, the VirtualHand glove isn’t (yet) directly available for gaming or long distance relationships. I

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