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Photos: World Maker Faire New York 2013

Innovative Instrument

Maker Faire attendees try out an interactive percussive instrument made out of recycled materials.

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The New York Hall of Science became a DIYer's paradise this weekend, as World Maker Faire New York, a two-day event dedicated to the celebration of science, technology and innovation, kicked off in Queens. Here, Maker Faire attendees try out an interactive percussive instrument made out of recycled materials on Sept. 21, 2013.

Boxing bots

Two "boxing bots" are set up inside the Microsoft tent at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

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Two "boxing bots" are set up inside the Microsoft tent at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

Space training

NASA Exhibit at Maker Faire

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At the NASA exhibit at World Maker Faire in New York, people could experiene what it's like to work with spacesuit gloves in a vacuum environment.

Sticky wallets

Maker Faire attendees construct LED pins and duct tape wallets at the Maker Camp tent on Sept. 21, 2013.

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Maker Faire attendees construct LED pins and duct tape wallets at the Maker Camp tent on Sept. 21, 2013.

Mini rides

Miniature cars and motorcycles race around a track at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

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Miniature cars and motorcycles race around a track at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

Steps to soldering

People of all ages learn how to solder at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

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People of all ages learn how to solder at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

3D creations

3D Printer at Maker Faire

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A 3D printer creates a miniature sculpture at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

Metallic bark

A robot dog makes the rounds at World Maker Faire New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

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A robot dog makes the rounds at World Maker Faire New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

Magic school bus

BioBus at Maker Faire

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The BioBus, a mobile educational laboratory, stopped by World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

3D Printing in space

Mike Chen, co-founder and chief strategy officer of Made In Space, Inc., speaks about 3D printing on the International Space Station at World Maker Faire New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

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Mike Chen, co-founder and chief strategy officer of Made In Space, Inc., speaks about 3D printing on the International Space Station at World Maker Faire New York on Sept. 21, 2013.

Cup of joe, anyone?

Robotic Coffeemaker at Maker Faire

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A robotic pour-over coffeemaker being demonstrated at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 21, 2013.