Build Your Own DHS-Approved "Seasickness Weapon"!

The US Department of Homeland Security has funded the creation of a non-lethal weapon called the Dazzler that's basically a flashlight that causes disorientation, nausea, and vomiting. Now you can make one too! Hardware hackers from Adafruit explain it all. » 9/30/09 11:53am 9/30/09 11:53am

Hobbyist Launches Camera Into Space and Takes Amazing Pictures

John Gordon used a hobby kit to design a computer-controlled camera, then stuck it in a protective box and launched it into space (from Vulcan, Alberta) with a weather balloon. The pictures shot by his DiY satellite are breathtaking. » 8/26/09 3:11pm 8/26/09 3:11pm