March 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
3dhubs, 99% invisible, analytical chemistry, art, bedo's leatherworks, biochemistry. 3d printing, bioplastic, challenge, chicago, chris reilly, composting, creativity, dd-wrt, diylilcnc, dungeons and dragons, fusion 360, glass, inorganic chemistry, kickstarter, los angeles, makerbot, making, materials science, monarch wellness fair, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, recycling, shapeways, trophies
Vanessa Rey and Ariel Lynne are our guests this episode! Chicago in tha house!
We talk about the beauty and fun of bioplastics, product design and the challenges of Kickstarter! We also nerd out about Dungeons and Dragons, 99% Invisible, Bedo's Leatherworks, DD-WRT and the Monarch Wellness Fair. Yep, you've found your people!
Tayler gets his molecules on track. Vanessa whips up a prize winning prize (we're stoked and humbled!). Ariel is inspired by the 5 branches. Rob has the power!
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June 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 10 mins
best friends, bflg, burbank, carbon, center for land use interpretation, charcoal, circuit, circuit boards, composting, copper, cryptography, cryptoparties, diamonds, foundry, gallium, homegrown evolution, humanure, hydrogen peroxide, learning, microwaves, milk, mosfets, muratic acid, nitrogen, peanut butter, plastic, poop, recycling, root simple, sharpie, simparch, styrofoam, tip120, utah, vinegar, world power systems
Dan Bustillo is our guest this week! It's plastic buckets all the way down as we don our ordnance disposal suits and mix up some homemade chemicals! Polystyrene and acetone don't mix. No! Wait! Dan shows us they do mix... into a very goopy suspension. Your very goopy lower intestine seems like a good place to hide secret messages but... is it? Rob puts the doo-doo in Do It Yourself. What's in the boooox?!? Taylor concocts a potion and sketchy is transformed into etchy! Can you make diamonds in a microwave? Mmmmmaybe... and if that fails you could probably make a death ray.
A big thanks to Kelly (kellymariemartin.com) and Luke, our top Patreon supporters!
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