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How to solder like a man

On this week's Mailbag, we address your condom concerns, international complaints, and find out how to strip a wire like Chuck Norris.

By Jun. 9, 2009

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iPad Mini Retina: Peek inside with iFixit

The new tablet gets the very Apple-esque score of 2 out of 10 for repairability, due mainly to its hard-to-find screws and "copious amounts of adhesive."

By Nov. 13, 2013

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Smell the superhero: 'Iron Man 3' to get odor effects in Japan

The moviegoing experience is about to get more interactive in Japan with "Iron Man" 3 debuting in 4DX, complete with tilting seats and smells.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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To get the best from your turntable, you need a great phono preamp

The best preamps are expensive, but this Kickstarter project is seeking funding for a bona fide audiophile-grade preamp, with prices starting at $100!

By Feb. 23, 2013

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Tetris or treat! Playable pumpkin Tetris haunts Halloween

Forget candy. The coolest treat for Halloween this year is a playable pumpkin Tetris rigged with 128 LED lights.

By Oct. 30, 2012

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This mandala melds religion and technology

Peek at this technological twist on the mandala -- a common symbol seen in Eastern religion -- made of microchips and other miscellaneous electronic components.

By Sep. 18, 2012

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Boy and Girl Scouts? Meet the hacker scouts

Next week is the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts. In its honor, Adafruit Industries is launching DIY merit awards. Release a high-altitude balloon? Here's your badge.

By Mar. 2, 2012

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Robot bee assembles in pop-up origami trick

Get out the Raid! This fabrication method allows for myriad small, insect-like robots to be assembled in sheets.

By Feb. 27, 2012

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The democratization of the drone

Homegrown electronics manufacturer Parallax is empowering a wave of DIY robotics, from flying quadcopters to programmable robots.

By Jun. 22, 2013

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Artist creates stunning insects from old watch parts

Justin Gershenson-Gates makes incredibly complex mechanical bugs out of components found in decades-old timepieces. Crave checks in with the artist and his creepy-crawlies.

By Nov. 21, 2012