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In the Power Glove Teardown episode, Ben turned the power glove into a "functioning" computer mouse. Here are the results of us trying to draw in MS Paint using the glove. Here's Ben's drawing. I think he was going for Sonic the Hedgehog. I'm not really sure anymore.   Max decided to create more of a landscape. Not bad. Not bad.   Here's my drawing. At first it was a face going "whaaaaa?". And then I drew a tree. Sorta.     So overall, I would not recommend using a ...
Ben's a pretty good artist. He can whip this kinda stuff up in minutes. Here are some concepts for the sci-fi movie prop we built for this week's episode. ...
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Last weekend was the Midwest Gaming Classic in Milwaukee, WI. Ben was able to rush back from his TEDx talk to attend on Sunday, so Max and I met him there for some gaming and fun. One of the most interesting things we happened upon at the Classic was a father-son duo that suddenly found themselves in possession of a rare Playstation/Super Nintendo prototype. We really wanted to get this thing onto the show so we could take it apart and see what the insides looked like. Ben couldn't handle the ...
In our last episode, we mentioned that we were unable to get our hands on a Raspberry Pi Zero when they were released. We've gotten a lot of build ideas revolving around the RPZero, but no Pis around for the making. Two wonderful fans of the show DID have some and they were gracious enough to mail them to us. Special thanks to Blacksheep32  and YouTube user, stryk187, aka Rob Lada for sending us your Raspberry Pi Zeros! So now it's really time to submit your build suggestions! What would ...
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TBHS Behind the Scenes

Posted by makerkaren Jan 26, 2016
Photos from a few weeks ago: Ben and Felix working hard on the design for this week's episode.   ...
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Vintage Electronics

Posted by makerkaren Jan 14, 2016
Hello there TBHS fans and community members!   In tomorrow's episode, you'll get to watch Ben work on a pretty neat piece of vintage electronics. What piece of electronics is it, you ask? You'll have to wait and see. What we here at the Ben Heck Show would like to know is, what piece of vintage electronics would you like to see repaired or revamped on the show? Have you had an interesting idea for combining an antiquated piece of electronics with a new technology? Let us know in the commen ...
Hello element14 Community!   I’m Karen Corbeill and I was recently brought on to the Ben Heck Show to help with social media and to give you, the audience, more insight and engagement with the show. Here on the element14 Community, you can find me as theHeckwithKaren. I will also be posting and replying on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and youtube as The Heck with Karen.   Here’s a little about me and my maker chops. I love to weld, craft, and costume. I modify and race power ...