Those of you still playing Pokémon Go have a fantastic Halloween costume opportunity in front of you: dress like the trainer in your game. The avatars come with some customizable features, and you can make your costume to match your avatar’s specific look. YouTuber and professional costume designer Mey Lynn made a video tutorial explaining how you can craft the athletic ensemble using basic supplies and some spandex, other stretchy fabric, and elastic. Watch the above to see how it comes together and read the description of the video on YouTube to get a full materials list.
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.