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Self-Solving Rubik's Cube Robot!
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This self-solving Rubik's Cube robot was one of the coolest things we saw at Maker Faire 2019. Its creator Takashi Kaburagi shows us how it works and we take a peek beneath the tiles to see its robotic core. Watch it come alive and perform a solve!

Show and Tell: Foam Starter Projects
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Tested contributor Bill Doran (Punished Props Academy) stops by the studio to share a few of this recent foam builds: a Judge mask from Far Cry New Dawn and dragon egg. These are examples of great starter projects for fabricating with foam, and Bill shares a few tips for getting organic textures on these surfaces.

Sophy Wong's Wearable Tech Projects!
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We meet up with Sophy Wong, who incorporates technology and wearables in her many projects, from light-up jackets to an awesome spacesuit. Sophy shares the making of her pieces, how she weaves lights and sensors into soft materials, and gives some recommendations on how to get started.

HP Reverb VR Headset Review!
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We test and review the HP Reverb, a Windows Mixed Reality headset that has the sharpest display we've seen so far in a consumer virtual reality headset. We compare its clarity to the displays of the original Rift and Rift S, in games like Rec Room, Space Pirate Trainer, and Elite Dangerous. This resolution bump is truly impressive, though the headset isn't without its faults.

Inside Adam Savage's Cave: Concept Art Reimagining Star Wars!
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Adam examines the art of Nilo Rodis-Jamero, the designer and concept artist who worked on the original Star Wars films and helped develop the visual language of that universe. In this new collection up for auction, Nilo reimagines familiar vehicles, creatures, and characters with alternate designs and ideas that he had while working on Empire and Jedi. Adam and Brandon from Prop Store geek out over these pieces and discuss the significance of concept art to the creative process of world building.