Also, be sure to check out craftzine.
Have you ever thought of geocaching with an autonomous robotic vehicle?
Robomagellan in Kansas City
This looks like fun, its like a robot capable of finding a geocache in a park. Try hacking into a 4 wheel drive RC car chassis then add an onboard processor, web camera, GPS antenna and various other sensors to create an autonomous vehicle capable of tackling outdoor terrain.
Events & Activities
HMS Beagle Science Store - voted Coolest Store in Kansas City
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Local Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups
Regional Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups