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10 Incredible Things Maker Culture Has Brought To The World

DIY + Technology + Creativity. People can do SUCH COOL THINGS.

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1. The "Oru Kayak"

This kayak FOLDS — a dream come true for outdoorsy city dwellers!
Via orukayak.com

This kayak FOLDS — a dream come true for outdoorsy city dwellers!

2. The "GoSun Stove"

A completely solar-powered stove that can cook hearty meals in just 20 minutes! Read more here.
GoSun Stove / Via gosunstove.com

A completely solar-powered stove that can cook hearty meals in just 20 minutes! Read more here.

3. The "3Doodler" 3D printing pen

A pen that literally shoots out molten, quick-cooling plastic. WILD.
Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

A pen that literally shoots out molten, quick-cooling plastic. WILD.

4. The "MaKey MaKey"...

CC BY http://2.0 / Jay Silver / Via Flickr: 49822796@N00

...which allows you to play piano on bananas (among many other things)!

Basically, the MaKey MaKey turns virtually any everyday object into touchpads that connect to your computer! Read more here.
CC BY http://2.0 / Jay Silver / Via Flickr: 49822796@N00

Basically, the MaKey MaKey turns virtually any everyday object into touchpads that connect to your computer! Read more here.

5. The "Egg-Bot"

An open-source art robot that can draw on various spherical objects.
Via egg-bot.com

An open-source art robot that can draw on various spherical objects.

Best holiday craft aid EVER.
Via egg-bot.com

Best holiday craft aid EVER.

6. A smartphone microscope

Using only $10 on materials, you can follow this Instructables guide and turn your smartphone camera into a functional microscope!
Yoshinok / Via instructables.com

Using only $10 on materials, you can follow this Instructables guide and turn your smartphone camera into a functional microscope!

7. The "Orchestra Scarf"

POPKALAB's Orchestra Scarf is a sound-based garment that allows the wearer to mix different tracks by interacting with different closures on the garment!
POPKALAB / Orchestra Scarf / Via popkalab.com

POPKALAB's Orchestra Scarf is a sound-based garment that allows the wearer to mix different tracks by interacting with different closures on the garment!

8. The "OpenReflex"

A functional 3D printed SLR camera! Completely open-source for your own making and tweaking.
Leo Marius / Via instructables.com

A functional 3D printed SLR camera! Completely open-source for your own making and tweaking.

9. The "YesYesBot"

This is a robot that MOVES AROUND AND DISPENSES CANDY. Made from 3D-printed parts, motors, LEDs, Linux, the Galileo, and most importantly, candy. By interactive collective YesYesNo.
Via thecreatorsproject.vice.com

This is a robot that MOVES AROUND AND DISPENSES CANDY. Made from 3D-printed parts, motors, LEDs, Linux, the Galileo, and most importantly, candy. By interactive collective YesYesNo.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich with the "YesYesBot"

10. "Lyt," a collaborative drawing canvas that uses light!

Via thecreatorsproject.vice.com

Whoaaaaaaa. Imagine simply drawing on your tablet or smartphone with your fingers and seeing it translate into large-scale light paintings! By interactive studio Second Story.

Many incredible creative projects have been made with Intel Galileo Maker Board, including two of the above! Srsly, an awesome tool for all creative people! What would you make with Galileo?

Many incredible creative projects have been made with Intel Galileo Maker Board, including two of the above! Srsly, an awesome tool for all creative people! What would you make with Galileo?

Check out Intel iQ's amazing site to discover more about the maker movement and other innovations in technology!