Category Archives: Reviews

I like to review restaurants, kits, and places.

Maker Faire Street Team 2017 Part Z — Mamoun’s Falafel of MacDougal St.

Sometimes when us New Yorkers get hungry we need something to eat that is fast & cheap. Walk in, order, walk out kind of fast. Cheap? on some days we need a place that’s metro-card kind of cheap. The ironic thing about it is that the best of...
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Maker Faire Street Team 2017 Part 06 — M & D Kitchen

Around the corner and down the block from DiFara’s Pizza is the new home of great chow in Midwood. Harry DiMarco, another one of Dominic DiMarco’s talented kids, makes burgers, wings, tex-mdx and Italian fare with care and flair for Makers...
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The NotABomb Review Rubric

Recently, a product vendor was wondering how their product got a particular rating, not higher.  I tried to explain that to this blog, a rating of 3 is a really high rating, since it means that the product itself was “very good” on all...
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Amir Makes a Ramadan Candle! (Velleman Flickering Candle MK167)

Velleman Store / Velleman Flickering Candle MK167 $6.20 This is a slide show please click on the photo below to begin. Welcome Amir to the website!! He has been a friend of mine for a long time. I can’t really remember how we became...
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Jonah makes: Evil Mad Scientist Flickery Flame Soldering Kit

Evil Mad Scientist / Flickery Flame Soldering Kit  $6.50 This is a slide show please click on the photo below to begin. Let give a big welcome to our new guest on this website, Jonah! (Insert crowd noise here). Just like Marwa I also know...
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I wrote to Lenore — and SHE WROTE ME BACK!!

This is a slide show, click on the photo below to begin. Lenore from Evil Mad Scientist wrote me!!! Ok, I wrote her first, but she wrote back!! My english class had me write a letter to a company. I decided to write mine to Evil Mad Scientist, to...
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IC Station Dgf-01 Sound-Control Level Led Indicator Suite Review

Ic Station / Ic Station Dgf-01 Sound-Control Level Led Indicator – $1.80  This is a slide show, click on the photo to begin. Thank you IC Station for sending me this kit to review, I am very honored that you choose me to be a...
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Velleman MK146 VU Meter Mini Kit

THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW, PLEASE CLICK IMAGE BELOW TO START AND SCROLL Velleman MK146 VU Meter Mini Kit – $11.15 Velleman Store I have made many Vu meters before this one however i have never made an enclosed vu meter. I have a connection with...
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Velleman MK172 Sound Star

THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW – CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO START Velleman MK172 Sound Star – $22.05 at the Velleman Store This is a very festive, very fun, kind of complicated kit. It took me 3 tries to get it totally right the video for this...
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3-D Smartphone Viewers Compared

  THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW, CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE ALL SLIDES Purchase Link for Cardboard Model $2.22 – (use google to see who is giving away a free one, there’s usually someone) Purchase Link for Foam “EVA” Model $10...
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