Climate change is an urgent threat but if we makers act now, we can still make a difference at both micro and macro levels. Our cover story, the kickoff to a series that will run through 2020, gives a big-picture look at what steps we can take to arrest climate change. Hint: It starts by electrifying everything
Then, we look at some tasty tech with the story of a seriously impressive cheeseburger-making robot, recipes to cook delicious insects, and instructions to build a Raspberry Pi-powered cocktail dispenser for your next BBQ or robot-themed party.
Plus, 21 projects to make, including:
- Hack the Sonos-Ikea Symfonisk to make high-quality, networked bookshelf speakers on a budget
- Build the world's newest, simplest siege weapon, the Walking Arm Trebuchet
- Fold and fly the Guinness World Record paper airplane
- Make a jig for quick, easy, and beautiful box joints
- Our best-yet DIY coffee bean roaster
- And much more
Mike Senese is the Executive Editor of Make: magazine. He is also a TV host, starring in various engineering and science shows for Discovery Channel, including Punkin Chunkin, How Stuff Works, and Catch It Keep It.
An avid maker, Mike spends his spare time tinkering with remote-control aircraft, doing amateur woodworking, and attempting to cook the perfect pizza.