Blinky Fish Head #WearableWednesday

From dtengineering on YouTube: This video describes how to attach WS2812B “Neopixel” strips to an old bicycle helmet in order to add unique lighting effects for a “Bike the Night” ride. A similar technique can be used to attach strips to other rigid headgear or helmets. See more Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at […]


When You Want Your Chakras to Make a Statement #WearableWednesday #wearabletech #Arduino #DIY #art

Kate Reed is fascinated with Hinduism, particularly chakras or energy focal points in the body that are often associated with meditation, yoga and healing. She created Chakra Fashion using laser-cut plywood to represent the individual chakras including a glorious LED embedded headpiece representing the crown chakra. The LEDs respond thanks to an Arduino and a […]


Roomba Art #ArtTuesday

Via Twisted sifter Roombas do not map out the rooms they are cleaning. Instead, they rely on a few simple algorithms such as spiral cleaning (spiraling), room crossing, wall-following and random walk angle-changing (after bumping into an object or wall). This design is based on MIT researcher and iRobot CTO Rodney Brooks’ philosophy that robots […]


Old World Language Families Infographic #ArtTuesday

Beautiful infographic from SSSComic.com via Open Culture and Forbes: Language trees for the language lovers! I’ve gathered pretty much all the data for this from ethnologue.com, which is an awesome well of information about language families. And if anyone finds some important language missing let me know! (Naturally most tiny languages didn’t make it on […]