📬❄️📦Adafruit Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2019:
Attention all domestic customers! Please place UPS Ground and USPS First Class & Priority orders by 11am ET Monday December 9, 2019
Attention all international customers! Please place all UPS WORLDWIDE EXPRESS; SAVER, and DHL EXPRESS WORLDWIDE orders by 11am ET Monday December 9, 2019
Her Universe hosted its third annual fashion show at San Diego Comic-Con last week. The event is all about bringing together haute couture designs and nerdom, and contestants use a variety of materials from fabric to electronics to add flair to their designs. Host and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein always wears elegant gowns during the show, and this year, she showcased a couture LEGO gown.
The ensemble featured Ahsoka Tano, the character Eckstein voiced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It was based on a sketch by Dave Filoni and designed by Nathan Sawaya and Andrew MacLaine. They made the dress from over 10,000 LEGO bricks. It weighed 25 pounds.
Photo courtesy Her Universe, by Debshots Photography
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.