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2nd Annual Greenbelt MakerSpace Membership Meeting

Our second annual meeting of the Greenbelt Makerspace Cooperative membership will be held on Sunday September 30, 2018 at the Greenbelt Makerspace in Roosevelt Center from 4:30pm to 6pm.  New and renewal membership is $20/year. MakerSpace Annaual Meeting Dowload [...]

DIY Origami Workshop

Coming to a MakerSpace near you... the next in the DIY series is an Origami How-To. Featuring a range of projects from simple to complex you can learn the Japanese art of paper folding.May 2nd, 2015 from 4:00 pm to [...]

By | 2015-04-26T20:41:46+00:00 April 26th, 2015|Status Updates|Comments Off on DIY Origami Workshop

Using Legos in a new way

I knew Legos were useful for more than just toys. Here's an idea to try. http://lego-surprise.dailymegabyte.com/he-shows-concrete-using-legos/ LEGOs aren't just for playtime. And you'll see why after watching this.

By | 2015-04-18T03:01:48+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Status Updates|Comments Off on Using Legos in a new way

Iconic VW Camper van to be revived as a battery-electric vehicle

http://inhabitat.com/classic-vw-camper-van-to-be-revived-as-a-battery-electric-vehicle/ Speaking to Autocar, a Volkswagen board member revealed that the iconic Camper van is set for an electric revival.

By | 2015-04-14T22:14:47+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Status Updates|Comments Off on Iconic VW Camper van to be revived as a battery-electric vehicle

Robotic Player Guitar Shreds On Its Own

http://gizmodo.com/robotic-player-guitar-shreds-on-its-own-1697316032 It started nearly thirty years ago, when Ben Reardon encountered a robot playing a classical guitar at the 1988 World Expo in his hometown of Brisbane, Australia. He was only a teenager at the time, but he knew right [...]

By | 2015-04-14T21:34:43+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Status Updates|Comments Off on Robotic Player Guitar Shreds On Its Own

DIY Solar Pocket Factory Machine Can Print a Solar Panel Every 15 Seconds!

http://inhabitat.com/solar-pocket-factory-diy-machine-can-print-a-solar-panel-every-15-seconds/ Inventors Shawn Frayne and Alex Hornstein have created the Solar Pocket Factory which prints high quality microsolar panels every 15 seconds.

By | 2015-04-14T21:33:22+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Status Updates|Comments Off on DIY Solar Pocket Factory Machine Can Print a Solar Panel Every 15 Seconds!

Turns out you really can tell whether a battery is dead by bouncing it

http://www.sciencealert.com/it-turns-out-there-s-truth-to-dead-battery-bounce-after-all This article was written by Mark Lorch from the University of Hull . It was originally published by The Conversation. It sometimes seems as if AA batteries breed when left alone in dark drawers around the house. As children [...]

By | 2015-04-11T22:35:31+00:00 April 11th, 2015|Status Updates|Comments Off on Turns out you really can tell whether a battery is dead by bouncing it

This 3D-printed violin has a classic sound and a look straight from the future

http://inhabitat.com/this-3d-printed-violin-has-a-classic-sound-and-a-look-straight-from-the-future/ Using 3D printing technology, MONAD Studios created an ensemble of futuristic instruments.

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My quick link post

Wow. I know we have cool makers like this here in Greenbelt! This is pretty awesome! Photo: Andrew Salomone Makers are everywhere. If you’re not careful you may just bump into one. At least that’s what happened to me when [...]

By | 2015-04-03T01:41:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Status Updates|Comments Off on My quick link post