Cosplay is all about the details, and sometimes the right accessory is a piece of jewelry. Pendants and gems seen in video games can be especially challenging to replicate. But, a tutorial from YouTuber Selfmade has a technique for creating magical looking holographic jewelry from an old CD. Watch how the pendant is made with the laser engraver. Yes, it requires a certain amount of equipment that isn’t in everyone’s garage, but it’s an interesting idea I haven’t seen before.
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.
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