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Gallery: Snapshots from NYC's World Maker Faire 2014

Fun for all ages

Maker Faire Costumes

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World Maker Faire, a festival that celebrates science, technology and innovation, is being held on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21, 2014. The event features hands-on workshops, panel discussions and exhibits from inventors, engineers and companies.

Here are some photos from the 2014 World Maker Faire in Queens, New York.

Rawr!

Cardboard Dinosaur at Maker Faire

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This cardboard dinosaur, showcased at World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014, can be built and then worn around.

New view of Manhattan

World Maker Faire

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Taezoo Park created a map of Manhattan out of recycled tech parts. The creative map was displayed at World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014.

Battling drones

Drone Battles at Maker Faire

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Drone pilots navigate aerial obstacle courses and engage in mock airborne combat at World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014.

Vroom vroom

Maker Faire Car

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World Maker Faire is a festival for science lovers, tech enthusiasts and DIYers. Local motors displayed a 3D-printed car model on Sept. 20, 2014.

Spider walk

Robots at Maker Faire

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Engineers and DIY inventors showcased their robots at World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014. This spider robot was made from 3D-printed parts.

Soldering

Learning to Solder at Maker Faire

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Maker Faire attendees learn how to solder at World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014.

On your mark!

Car Race at Maker Faire

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Drivers raced small, hybrid cars around a track at World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014.

Robot petting zoo

Giant Robot at Maker Faire

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A giant giraffe-type robot was on display at World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014.

Making cereal

Cereal Demo at Maker Faire

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At World Maker Faire on Sept. 20, 2014, attendees watched a demonstration of how cereal was made in the 1920s and 1930s. This involved loading 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) of rice into a high-pressure cooker.

Cereal puffs

Making Cereal at Maker Faire

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Rice was put into a high-pressure cooker to make cereal at World Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 20, 2014.