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Lego Made a 2,600-Piece Replica of Playing Mario on the NES

LEGO continues to create a perfect lego replica of our world, with a LEGO recreation of the NES. Here’s more from The Verge: Designed for adult builders, this new set contains 2,646 pieces that combine to create Nintendo’s first home console as well as an NES controller, a game cartridge that can fit into the console, and a miniature retro TV. The...

Mushroom Leather Is More Than A Sustainable Alternative To Animal Skin

As it turns out, creating of animal leather has been criticized by animal rights activists and environmentalists. Raising animals en masse also leads to CO2 emissions and toxic chemicals. What’s the alternative? Mushroom leather. Here’s more from VOX:Mushroom leather is a vegan-friendly material used as a sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative...

Exoskeleton Curls WORLD RECORD! #WearableWednesday

James Hobson is pushing his exoskeleton to the max. Hacksmith Industries attempt to take sci-fi and make it real, their mission statement reads: We take fictional ideas from comics, movies & video games and make real working prototypes as a way to inspire youth into science, technology and engineering!Watch the video video above to see some heavy...

“Tubman Change for Twenty” by @davepell on @cottonbureau

“Tubman Change for Twenty” – changethetwenty.com For every $20 shirt purchased, we will donate $20 to a Donors Choose k-12 program focused on Black history, literature, equality, and/or racial justice. This project started in Dave Pell’s NextDraft newsletter. The shirts were designed by his wife Gina Pell of The What, and Tamir Karta of Karta Graphics....

Banksy’s latest @ London Underground “If you don’t mask – you don’t get”

Even though it was erased, the spokesperson said that TfL appreciated “the sentiment of encouraging people to wear face coverings” and that it would like to “offer Banksy the chance to do a new version of his message for our customers in a suitable location.” Watch the vid, and article “Banksy’s latest artwork on the coronavirus removed from London...

Sam of Look Mum No Computer Refurbs His Speak & Spell Breakout 1.2

On Look Mum No Computer, Sam revisits one of the early circuit bending projects that helped put him on the mad maker map. It’s a mess in there! Mainly what he does is clean and organize the cabling, replace some relays, and creates a new enclosure for it. Along the way, he shows how he created the crazy contraption in the first place and what it can...

Lessons From New York

Lessons From New York by Andy Slavitt – People died for 120 straight days in New York. It is 64 days after the peak, 508 cases/million at peak. Overall, 20,600 cases/million; 32,075 people gone, 22,795 in New York City alone. On July 12, in every ICU, nursing home, emergency room, and hospital bed, it was quiet. Not a single reported death. It’s no...

Percentages of Sales From Glitch Textiles SARS-CoV-2 Collection Goes to National Domestic Violence Hotline #ArtTuesday

Fiber art for a cause from Glitch Textiles via Fast Company:Designs for the collection are created by visualizing the SARS-CoV-2 virus genome using custom software written by Phillip David Stearns. Researchers racing to develop vaccines and treatments are targeting the sections of genetic code featured in this collection.See more Every Tuesday is Art...

Adafruit IO Update – New Trigger Functionality #AdafruitIO #IoT @adafruitio @adafruit

Over the last few weeks we’ve released some changes to Adafruit IO, our easy-to-use Internet of Things platform that should be useful to everyone using the platform.Scheduled Triggers UpdateScheduled triggers now have a much more robust option to scheduling. If you’re familiar with cron scheduling, you’ll be familiar with this new system. You can schedule...

Cecilia Reeve’s hand-drawn animated music video for Nijuu’s latest song Blue is an underwater dream #ArtTuesday

This animated music video was made by London artist Cecilia Reeve using 700 individual drawings.via Creative BoomInspired by the Korean musician’s lo-fi style and the track’s lyrics, the film begins in an ordinary swimming pool that soon becomes a lyrical adventure, populated by graceful, anthropomorphic sea creatures, as the swimmer is transported...

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