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Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 (Photos)

Cute bot

ball-kicking robot at maker faire bay area on may 18, 2013

(Image credit: Mike Wall)

This ball-kicking robot may have been the cutest thing at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013.

Maker creations

Makers share their creations, including a giant mousetrap (background).

(Image credit: Mike Wall)

Makers share their creations, including a giant mousetrap (background).

Lights ... Action

A woman shows off her lighted dress at Maker Faire on May 18, 2013.

(Image credit: Tia Ghose)

A woman shows off her lighted dress at Maker Faire on May 18, 2013.

an undersea voyager at maker faire on may 18, 2013.

(Image credit: Tia Ghose)

The undersea voyager project aims to make a submersible to explore depths between 100 feet and 1,000 feet below the ocean's surface, shown here at Maker Faire on May 18, 2013.

Huge Mousetrap!

giant mousetrap at maker faire on may 18, 2013.

(Image credit: Tia Ghose)

DIY enthusiasts built a huge, Rube-Goldberg style mouse trap at Maker Faire on May 18, 2013.

Supersized Snack

giant cupcakes at maker faire on may 18, 2013.

(Image credit: Mike Wall)

Makers show off their creations, as giant (human?) cupcakes strut their stuff at Maker Faire on May 18, 2013.

Static Electricity

static electricity balls at maker faire,

(Image credit: Mike Wall)

That's one way to charge up. A maker and fairgoer test out these balls of static electricity.

Fishy Car

a car covered in plastic fish at maker faire on may 18, 2013.

(Image credit: Mike Wall)

A fishy car attracts attention at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013.

kids create stuffed octopuses at maker faire on May 18, 2013.

(Image credit: Mike Wall)

Kids get in on the fun, creating their own glowing octopuses at Maker Faire on May 18, 2013.

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