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The Sense of Things


Sensors can track temperature, light, gases, presence in your home. Learn how to build your own inexpensive wireless sensor network using Raspberry Pi, xBee, and Python to track sensor data and store it on the web.

Toyota and the Future of Electric Vehicles


Sixteen years after bringing one of the original EVs to market, the Toyota RAV4 EV is back. Join Senior Engineer Sheldon Brown for an exciting discussion about the future of EVs, and the design and development challenges of creating the next generation of low-emission vehicles. Q&A with MAKE Editorial Director Ken Denmead.

Truck Aero-Shell


Fiberglass-over-foam aerodynamic camper shell for improved gas mileage and improved comfort for weekend travel adventures.

Wendy Tremayne and Mikey Sklar: The Good Life Lab


Wendy Tremayne along with partner Mikey Sklar present Wendy's new book The Good Life Lab and tell how they dumped their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico for a more hands-on, sustainable life.

Whymcycles for Land & Sea


Whymcycles: Recycled Self-propulsion for Green Fun and Sociable Purposes..Tiny to Tall, Single or Many-seated, dry or drippy, level rolling or bouncy-dippy.


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