Cooking, especially holiday cooking, is something I enjoy doing. As a friend of mine put it, “cooking is a creative endeavor with an immediate payoff”. Well said, and a nice contrast to silicon projects with 3 year design cycles and no tangible payoff.
One thing I’ve never made before is gingerbread, which certainly means that I’ve never made an autonomous gingerbread robot that can steer around a tabletop and avoid falling off by sensing when it is close to the edge. However, you can rest easy knowing that this task has been accomplished, and fully documented on Instructables, by “Iculus” and an unnamed conspirator. Be sure to click the link that takes you to the video.
In our third annual contest, Design News and Allied Electronics are going to crown a winner in early 2016 for the best reader gadget submission this year, and once again, you, the readers, are the judges!
The Attack Dyno brings car enthusiasts an attack timer and dynamometer in a small, portable package with the ability to output vehicle torque, speed, horsepower, 1/4 mile times, 0-60 mph acceleration times, ambient air temperature, and more.
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