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Instructables - The World's Biggest Show & Tell Apr. 10, 2008 Instructables Robot

Welcome back! We have lots of news for you today.

New contests!
Discover Magazine has partnered up for a Green Science Fair For a Better Planet for you eco-makers, and for the bakers we're having a Cake Contest. Enter something awesome!

Instructables and RoboGames will be hosting a Robot Contest! If you build robots this is your chance to share your knowledge and show off your bot. Get ready - contest launches April 15!

Contest winners announced! See who won the Pocket-Sized Speed Contest, Pets Month, and the T-Shirt Hacks Speed Contest.

We will be hosting a Show & Tell at the SF Bay Area Yuri's Night 2008 this Saturday! If you want to show your projects off, let us know!!

Check out these cool instructables!

Double-Decker Drum Composter Double-Decker Drum Composter
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posted by iPodGuy on Mar 16, 2008
Recycle Plastic Shopping Bags Recycle Plastic Shopping Bags into 'Yarn'
Recycle your plastic bags without melting them or releasing noxious fumes into the air.
posted by tlmacnolan on Apr 1, 2008
LED Frosties

LED Frosties
Light up your party's cooler with some waterproofed LED lights. They're simple to make and easy to reuse.
posted by fungus amungus on Apr 1, 2008

T-shirt to sexy top

T-shirt to sexy top
Transform a boring old t-shirt into something that makes you the star of the party.
posted by diana.cristea on Apr 5, 2008

Take a Picture of the Steam Take a Picture of the Steam from your Meals
Learn a few tricks for capturing that freshly-cooked look in your photos by reading this Instructable and the helpful comments.
posted by Brennn10 on Apr 2, 2008
Electric Umbrella Electric Umbrella
Turn an ordinary umbrella into something whimsical and magical.
posted by sockmaster on Apr 8, 2008
How to Make Wine How to Make Wine
Making wine is easy to do with the right stuff, equipment, and proper sanitization.
posted by Seakip18 on Apr 8, 2008
Turn broken speakers into a snappy media cabinet Turn broken speakers into a snappy media cabinet
Broken speakers are pretty but useless while media cabinets are ugly but useful. A melding of the two objects was all but inevitable.
posted by GoodRubbish on Apr 7, 2008
$5 Macro Lens $5 Macro Lens - for land or sea use
Make a cheap macro lens for a camera with no built-in macro feature. Fit for use above or below the waves.
posted by Warthaug on Apr 2, 2007
72 Volt electric motorcycle How to build a 72 Volt electric motorcycle
No gas, no oil and almost silent. 72 Volts, 70mph, pure fun.
posted by Stryker on Apr 8, 2008

Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

eric - Eric


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how to make alternative source of electrcity at home using household things?
There are plenty of Instructables on that subject- search for "DIY wind turbine" to get you started, and the "related" section should lead you to a number of others.