Make sweet music
Pencil shavings make for cheap circuits
A designer chooses an unlikely material as the basis for his newest audio project: slime
Unlock the mystery of the pencil by turning out a few of your own.
Graphite is experimental gold
Diamonds are for, well, a couple seconds
A conductive-ink gift for your sweetheart
Give them as a DIY gift
Your DIY questions, answered
Tired of waiting for our fuel of the future to come of age? Grab a cup of water and a 9-volt, and read on.
For 150 years scientists believed that stable magnetic levitation was impossible. Then Roy Harrigan came along.
The author creates an ornament—using his barbecue
Learn how to weild a plasma cutter like a pro and you can slice through steel like butter
One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards
With a new book that brings tech-savvy to the fashion set, designer Diana Eng takes another step in her quest to unite science and style
Live like a Terminator; replace your fingerprint with an iButton
And become a human circuit board
The breeze spins the turntable
University of Warwick researchers have developed a new material that is conductive, piezoresistant, and printable in the latest generation of consumer 3-D printers.
Thermite powder yields pure, white-hot iron when lit. Don't try this one at home.