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The Devil is in the Detail!

Having lots of fun sourcing the materials for the next Maker Fun sessions. Just wanted to share a couple of moments that made me laugh or gasp out loud.

Looking for glow powder for a cool 'dragons blood and dragon slime' make that I have in mind. Found a glow powder that is based on a food additive instead of Zinc Sulphide and came across a foodies blog on the same. BadRabbit speculates on how to make food glow: 

"I bet Firefly butts are edible. Not positive of that and I don't really know how you'd find out but I seem to remember reading about a culture that ate them." 

"Edit: Nevermind. They are toxic..."

Thank you Badrabbit, you made me laugh out loud. More here: Luminescent food techniques.

And here is the one that made me gasp! Trying to source electro luminescent wire, EL or glow wire from cheapest source. Wrote to a couple of companies in China with interesting results. Was happy that my first quote was competitive but looked into the other activities of the same company. EL panels, display lighting, medical, and MILITARY WEAPONS. Needless to say this was a no go. So going to search closer to home but still want to know that the EL wire is sourced ethically. Perhaps I can get a non-profit discount...

Remember I'm doing all this so you don't have too! See you soon from all at Maker Fun.


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