Could Ultracapacitors Realize Their Full Potential…With Laxatives?

Supercapacitors present an amazing opportunity to move away from batteries and into a world where almost instant charging is the norm. But their drawbacks mean we can’t use them widely…yet. Experiments with a new class of materials that are related to soap and laxatives (yes, laxatives) could bring us one step closer to a world […]

The Sick Unicorn [Maker Update]

This week on Maker Update, a soap-vomiting unicorn, two new boards from Arduino, a mini marble elevator, a neopixel thumb war, pool noodle box bots, Lego pinball, an Android tape deck, a business card stylophone, Hobart’s entry level MIG welder, and the Adafruit Crickit. Hey I’m Donald Bell, and welcome to another Maker Update! Man, […]