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March 18, 2011 12:27 ET

Mechanical PONG and Other Cool Electromechanical Curiosities on the Next Episode of Make: Live, the Premier DIY Webcast

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - On the next Make: Live, the premiere DIY webcast, homemade kinetic electronics projects will be featured.

What:
On Wednesday's show, Lenore Edman and Windell Oskay, of the popular tech projects blog Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, share their ingenious tabletop mechanical PONG game, built as an exploration of the imagined physics behind the classic video game. Also, mechanical engineer and teacher Dustyn Roberts will demonstrate her electromechanical Wind Lantern from her book new book Making Things Move.

From the folks who bring you MAKE magazine, Make: Live is a twice-monthly live streaming show-and-tell that brings the popular DIY tech magazine to life. On each episode, hosts Becky Stern and Matt Richardson share projects with a worldwide community of makers.

When:
Wednesday, March 23rd at 9PM ET at makezine.com/live

Who:
Makers, Do-It-Yourselfers, Techies, Tinkerers, Gearheads, Engineers, Students

About Make: Live
Make: Live is a bi-monthly live streaming webcast that brings MAKE magazine to life. Viewers can interact live with the hosts and their guests during the show, via Twitter and in the show's lively chat room. Make: Live is webcast every second and fourth Wednesday from New York City at 9pm ET/6pm PT at makezine.com/live.

About MAKE
MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. MAKE is published quarterly by Maker Media, the division of O'Reilly Media, Inc., that also produces the wildly popular Make: Online (www.makezine.com), CRAFT (www.craftzine.com), the Maker Shed online store for DIY kits, books, and more (www.makershed.com), and the world's biggest DIY festival, Maker Faire (www.makerfaire.com). "The Maker movement has brought the pre-1970s world of basement workshops and amateur tinkering into the digital age." - The New York Times

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