Jake Von Slatt’s Wimshurst Influence Machine How-To Series

If you’ve ever dipped a toe into the aether of steampunk subculture, you’ve likely heard of Jake Von Slatt. As the proprietor of The Steampunk Workshop, he’s been a champion of true steampunk making, both in re-imagining and re-creating Victorian technology. You’ve likely seen him in Make magazine, and his creations have graced the stage […]

10 Geeky Car Mods and Must-Have Accessories

So, your Geek Squad application was turned down, and now your dreams of driving the ultimate Geek-Mobile have vanished like Minovsky particles in the wind? No worries, here are 10 geeky must-have car accessories–listed in order of increasing awesomeness–that will make you forget all about the blank space on your door where that flippin’ sweet […]

GPS

Sometimes it’s good to have some low-tech skills, like reading a map. Or asking for directions. The last time I was in New York City, I found getting to places to which I’d never been quite simple. All I had to do was ask whoever I was with to direct me to my next destination, […]