Ready to be inspired by all the cosplayers at Katsucon? A high number of the convention’s attendees come in cosplay, and Blake Faucette of Distractotron captured dozens of them in a two part cosplay video. The 10 minutes of footage features a warrior Pikachu, a LEGO minifig styles Joker, League of Legends characters, Elsa from Frozen, and so many other costumes. Looking at the variety of styles and materials might give you the push you need to start your next costuming project.
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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.
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