Sometimes you just need to give a costume or a prop replica a little extra oomph — that’s where a tiny fog machine comes in handy. Valkyrie Studios came up with a tutorial for crafting the device with parts such as a breakout board, a mini fish tank air pump, a LiPo battery, and a few more items. The above video shows the fog machine as part of a costume, and the video below gives a straightforward look at how the little fog machine works. It’s portable enough to attach to the hilt of a prop weapon or to tuck inside a costume. You’d have to refill the fog juice on a regular basis though.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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