Make Magazine Spring 2020


  • Boost that Bike! – Convert any bike to electric with an easy front wheel motor kit, then zip around practically carbon free.
  • The Modular Fiddle – 3D-print a bright-sounding, go-anywhere acoustic violin, and experiment with instrument design.
  • Lathe Lessons Learned – Converting a Jet metal lathe to CNC with free software – and a few hardware misfires.
  • 1+2+3: An Affordable Fuzzball – Help save the galaxy with this easy, pocket-sized Wookiee.
  • The Negotiator – Carry this fully functional arcade machine anywhere in its integrated, foldable case.
  • The Gift of Giving – Like its little-library cousin, a “give box” offers a spot to share and borrow items of all sorts.
  • Embroidery Animation – Make your needlework come alive in awesome little movies.
  • Amateur Scientist: Solar Flares and EMP – Be prepared for solar eruptions and nuclear weapons with DIY Faraday pouch to shield electronic gear.
  • 1+2+3: Mid Century Sunburst Mirror – Use zip ties and hot glue to add retro flare to anything in your home.
Time Magazine March 2020

Time March 2 / March 9, 2020

Featured Articles: Her Case of Compassion - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern offers a new leadership model.Equality Now - Nearly 60 years after the March on Washington, black Americans are...

Time February 17, 2020

Featured Articles: And the Winner Is … After a fiasco in Iowa, the Democrats search for a path to victory.Xi’s Challenge - China’s plan for world leadership meets 2019-nCoVSaved by Song - After...

The New Yorker March 2, 2020

Featured Articles: Burden of Proof - The fight to overturn a pair of murder convictions.Unbuttoned - Conversations between father and son.The Altitude Sickness - The psychic toll of mountain...

The New Yorker February 17 & 24, 2020

Featured Articles: Betting the Farm - A new vision for Britain’s land.The Fugitive Cure - Learning history by reenacting it.The Really Big Picture - Yuval Noah Harari explains the world.

Harper’s March 2020

Featured Articles: The Old Normal - Why we can’t beat our addiction to war.Out of Africa - The legacy of colonialism threatens the future of genetic research.Waiting for the End of the World -...

Popular Science Spring 2020

Featured Articles: What Came Before?Nostalgia’s life-or-death origin story10,000 steps is an old lieUndoing dams to resurrect our riversNew evidence: dogs tamed themselves

Wired Magazine March 2020

Featured Articles: Symphonie Digitque - When streaming costs you music’s fantasia, there are ways to get it back.Generation Vexed - Immense changes show us, again and again, that we are the same as...

Make Magazine Spring 2020

Projects: Boost that Bike! - Convert any bike to electric with an easy front wheel motor kit, then zip around practically carbon free.The Modular Fiddle - 3D-print a bright-sounding, go-anywhere...

National Geographic March 2020

Featured Articles: When Art Sounds a Climate Warning - In bubbles captured by ice on Alaska lakes and ponds, a photographer found inspiration - and sobering evidence - of climate change.Finding our...

Smithsonian March 2020

Featured Articles: Thou Shalt Not Underestimate Florence Nightingale - History’s most famous nurse, born 200 years ago, rose to glory caring for wounded soldiers in the Crimean War. But the full...