Whether organic or man-made, squishy or rigid, there’s a deliberate method to every type of packing material madness. Why use cardboard inserts instead of polyurethane cushions? Why use those newfangled air pouches instead of traditional bubble wrap? Which packing peanuts are safe to eat, and why are some colored green or pink? All of these questions and more will be answered on the following pages. Behold! We submit 36 things you (probably) didn’t know about packing material.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.