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November 11, 2015 14:00 ET

Make: and Humble Bundle Books Team Up to Offer Exclusive DIY Package

Pay What You Will for New Books and Perennial Favorite Issues of Make: Magazine to Support Maker Ed

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 11, 2015) - Snap up great deals on the best new books from Make: and purchase your favorite issues of Make: magazine at the price you want to pay. Make: is offering great new ebook bundles, valued at $198, available through Humble Bundle Nov. 11-25 only. Readers can pay any price they choose and support Maker Ed at the same time!

Customers can name their price for:
Make: Inventing a Better Mousetrap: Learn about the role that patent models played in American history -- and even learn to build your own replica!
Make: Planes, Gliders, and Paper Rockets: This fully illustrated book provides a fun mix of homemade flying object projects.
Make: Like The Pioneers: Featuring projects drawn from previous issues of Make: and Craft: magazines that you can build with little or no technology.
Make: magazine, Volume 29: "DIY Superhuman/Mod Your Bod"
Make: magazine, Volume 27: "Rediscover Lost Knowledge"
Make: Easy 1+2+3 Projects: Learn how to create toys and games from stuff you have lying around your home, create unusual and inspiring home improvements, and even find some new ways to have fun outdoors.
Make: magazine, Volume 34: "Explore the Deep"

Customers who pay more than the average price of $7 will also receive:
Make: Bicycle Projects: Learn how to strip down your bike so that you can actually put it back together again, mod it to fit your style, and create a complete bike hacker's workbench that's ready for any idea you might have!
Vintage Tomorrows: What would today's technology look like with Victorian-era design and materials?
Illustrated Guide to Home Forensic Science Experiments: Have you ever wondered whether the forensic science you've seen on TV is anything like the real thing? There's no better way to find out than to roll up your sleeves and do it yourself.
Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders: Discover how and where to find hundreds of spectacular objects in the deep sky like amazing star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.
Make: magazine, Volume 28: "Toys and Games"
Make: magazine, Volume 13: "Magic"
21st Century Robot: An audacious experiment in storytelling that weaves science fiction stories into a real-life narrative scarcely guessed at in the 20th century, this book encourages us all to embrace and guide the exciting technological possibilities of our era.

Customers who pay $15 or more will receive all of the above, plus:
Make: Tinkering, 2nd Edition: The author draws on more than 20 years of experience doing hands-on science to facilitate tinkering -- which allows kids to learn while fooling around with real things.
Make: The Annotated Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratory: An update of a 1960s text, the 160 experiments in this book are fearless and bold by today's standards!

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, look for two new titles to join the bundle! Be sure to log in and see what they are.

Humble Bundle packages exist to support charity. Make: is glad to share proceeds with Maker Ed for this special pre-holiday set of deals. "We are thrilled that Humble Bundle once again decided to feature Maker Ed as the nonprofit charity on their book bundles with Make:," said Trey Lathe, Maker Ed's Executive Director. "With the contributions we receive through Humble Bundle, we can continue supporting making experiences that inspire and empower young people and allow them to develop into confident and creative individuals with a lifelong love of learning."

The Humble Bundle Make: DIY bundle runs Wednesday, Nov. 11, through Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 11am PST. Learn more:

Maker Media is a global platform for connecting makers with each other, with products and services, and with our partners. Through media, events and ecommerce, Maker Media serves a growing community of makers who bring a DIY mindset to technology. Whether as hobbyists or professionals, makers are creative, resourceful and curious, developing projects that demonstrate how they can interact with the world around them. The launch of Make: magazine in 2005, followed by Maker Faire in 2006, jumpstarted a worldwide Maker Movement, which is transforming innovation, culture and education. Headquartered in San Francisco, Maker Media is the publisher of Make: magazine and the producer of Maker Faire. It also develops "getting started" kits and books that are sold in its Maker Shed store as well as in retail channels. The Make: brand caters to a universe of more than 25 million makers collectively across its Make: magazine,, Maker Faires, and Maker Shed properties.

Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating more opportunities for all young people to develop confidence, creativity, and interest in science, technology, engineering, math, art, and learning as a whole through making. Through its support of educators and communities, Maker Ed plays a national leadership role in both broadening access to and deepening the impact of meaningful making and learning experiences for youth. Maker Ed is a project of the Tides Center, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit public charity.

Humble Bundle sells digital content through its pay-what-you-want bundle promotions and the Humble Store. When purchasing a bundle, customers choose how much they want to pay and decide where their money goes -- between the content creators, charity, and Humble Bundle. Since the company's launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has raised more than $65 million through the support of its community for a wide range of charities, providing aid for people across the world. For more information, please visit

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