Maker Faire, DIY Antenna and Beekeeping


Maker Faire, DIY Antenna and Beekeeping

Dr. Kiki makes a homemade cantenna, an antenna made out of a can. Moujan reports back from the ultimate DIY event, Maker Faire 2008, and Heather goes beekeeping in the Fringe.

Rad Science: A Do-It-Yourself Cantenna (antenna + can) and the Science of Wi-Fi

Learn more about how wi-fi works and other totally rad science on Dr. Kiki's blog.

Sarah's On the Prowl:

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Remix: This week, Moujan traveled to the Maker Faire in San Mateo, CA to investigate the DIY movement.

For more information on the Maker Faire, visit

Special thanks to Tiffany Threadgould of RePlayGround, Mr. Jalopy of Make Magazine, Lisa Pongrace of Acme Muffineering , Will Guy of Bleeplabs and Spy Emerson of Dystopic Horizons Realty.

Sarah's Trick:

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Download new and/or obscure fonts, read about font history, and even play the font game! Sarah swears it's fun.

The Fringe: Heather Gets Her Bees On!

For more on the leisure sport and labor of love that is Beekeeping, hit up the San Francisco Beekeepers' Association where you can learn everything you've ever wanted to know about bees. Also, you can find out how to become a treacherous--yet sexy--beekeeper!

Save our precious bees! Colony Collapse Disorder is a serious issue! Get informed here.

Awesome Motion Graphic Videos

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And check out more on this great artist at his blog

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