Maker Faire, NYC

This weekend, I finally got my chance to geek out at the Maker Faire, which was hosted at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York City. The fair was heavily attended by enthusiasts and families with children. Here are selected photos of the experience. Click on the photo for full size.

Helpful directions to various destinations (Biobus in the background)
The aftermath of Mark Perez's Mousetrap, which also appeared at Burning Man
Children and adults lined up at this table to sign safety waivers
Cyclists (and free-riders) pedal-power the Madagascar Institute's voodoo lily
I was delighted to see this inflatable kitty and his/her red kitty friend (not in photo), who also appeared in the Deitch Art Parade years ago
Everyone, including the medical tent workers, created something - see the yellow crocheted hat
Mayhem erupts at the chariot race as one duo resorts to the wheelbarrow strategy - note the unusual spectators in the back

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