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Pancakes are a delicious breakfast treat—but they look kinda boring. That’s where PancakeBot comes in. It can squirt batter in a pre-programmed design to create intricate patterns, faces, or even rocket ships. Check it out in this video, created by our partner Portico.

Popular Science went to the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire to find the craziest, coolest, and most mind-blowing projects. Watch all our Maker Faire videos here. Or view the full-length show at