Best of MAKE Last Week: The Resistor, Steampunk Gift Guide, and More!

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MAKE presents: The Resistor
Simple, commonplace and absolutely vital to our electronic world –
take a closer look at the current-fighting backbone of circuitry, the resistor!

Steampunk Gift Guide – 2008… Gifts for Steampunks
Jake Von Slatt’s excellent guide for all things Steampunk for

MAKE a USB Battery
Here is a super small, sneaky storage device for your secret stuff.

Wave Sculptures on MAKE: television
Meet Reuben Margolin, a visionary Maker who creates elegant and hypnotic techno-kinetic wave sculptures.

<a href="
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We’re living in a period of dramatic change… as Dickens described
Paris during the French Revolution, "the best of times and the worst of times." We hear plenty about how bad it is or how bad it is going to get. However, there’s also good news- Many of us have felt that our way of life, our way of living, was not good for us, and not good for the planet. We sought change but we weren’t clear how to make change and change the world. So much of society and culture seemed locked-in, finding more reasons not to change…

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