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Real-time sleep data powers new website about dreamers

Live data from snoozers equipped with sleep sensors triggers an innovative new website meant to highlight the power of dreams to spur social change.

By October 2, 2015


Neanderthals may have enjoyed hot baths at home in their caves

An archaeological excavation in Spain reveals a concave hole believed to have been used by inhabitants for heated water. No rubber duckies -- or cave drawings of them -- were found.

By September 1, 2015


'Star Wars' speeder-bike rocker built by awesome dad

A young girl gets the gift of a lifetime when her "Star Wars"-fan dad makes a custom rocker in the shape of a speeder bike. Instructables has the guide.

By August 14, 2015


How Carl Bass is crafting Autodesk's push for makers like you

The software company known for projects as far afield as One World Trade Center and Grand Theft Auto is bringing its tools to DIY-ers tinkering fixes to everyday problems.

By February 26, 2015


Nick Offerman's handcrafted wood emojis‬ make chats hard

Why toy with digital emojis when you can impress others with smiley faces, cats and poop symbols made from solid oak by "Parks and Recreation" actor -- and craftsman -- Nick Offerman?

By November 14, 2014


3D-printed Robohands help kids without fingers

Carpenter Richard van As made his own digits after losing his fingers in an accident. Now he's helping kids by 3D-printing prosthetics and running an Indiegogo campaign.

By May 31, 2013


'Star Wars' AT-ST cat playhouse powers the fur Force

One lucky kitty gets a sweet "Star Wars" playhouse, for conquering the enemy and sharpening her claws.

By October 16, 2012


The Oree keyboard is a wireless wooden wonder

Let's face it. Your keyboard isn't attractive, but this one is.

By September 14, 2012


How tech is transforming the DIY movement (video)

More and more entrepreneurs are turning their product ideas into prototypes with the help of high-tech tools. The CEO of TechShop talks about the impact on the evolving DIY movement.

By April 27, 2012


Swede busted for home-brew nuclear reactor

Science buff Richard Handl decided to split atoms at home in his free time, and the authorities weren't too pleased about it.

By August 3, 2011