[newsletter] Kill Ants, Crush a Can, Make a Talkbox, and more!

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Instructables - The World's Biggest Show & Tell Apr. 17, 2008 Instructables Robot

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

New contest! RoboGames has partnered up for our Robot Contest. Show how to make a robot or just a part of it and win a trip to RoboGames 2009!

Contest winners announced! See who won the April Fools Speed Contest!

We had a blast at Yuri's Night with our Show & Tell. Check out our pictures from the event to see our booth and the awesome 4'x4' Lite-Brite!

Check out these cool instructables!

Horn From a Drinking Straw Horn From a Drinking Straw
How to make a cool horn out of a drinking straw. A musical instrument is easier to make than you think.
posted by shoemaker on Apr 8, 2008
Fresh Mozzarella Cheese How to Make Great Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
There's a world of difference between the mozzarella you buy in the store and what you can make yourself, and it's well worth the effort.
posted by mikemwa on Apr 6, 2008
Thermal test chamber

Thermal test chamber for edge-of-space testing
Before you send an autonomous glider up to about 100,000 feet, here's how to run some tests to make sure it can handle the conditions.
posted by 3ricj on Apr 9, 2008

Electric Mountain Board

Electric Mountain Board
Convert a mountain board into a battery-powered ride without damaging the board, then remove the system for standard riding.
posted by Vurp on Apr 14, 2008

Kill household ants Kill household ants - Super cheaply
On a budget? Got an ant problem? Do not fear, because Domesticated Man and his sidekick Handy Hand have the answer!
posted by domesticatedman on Apr 14, 2008
Talkbox Make A Talkbox
Have you ever listened to Peter Frampton's guitar solos and asked yourself, "How can I do that?" Here's how.
posted by MitchBCool on Apr 13, 2008
Wired Remote Canon Wired Remote
Make a wired remote for your Canon Digital Rebel or similar digital cameras! Great for those slow shutter speeds.
posted by videokid842 on Apr 12, 2008
Antique Medallion Make Your Own Antique Medallion
A quick and easy way to make a great-looking metallic badge from some aluminum foil, a glue gun, and a permanent marker.
posted by KaptinScarlet on Apr 15, 2008
Two Dollar Laptop Stand Two Dollar Laptop Stand
At just two dollars this is the cheapest laptop stand we've seen yet.
posted by proyZ on Apr 8, 2007
crush a can How to crush a can on your head
Learn how to do this classic bar trick with any of those cans in your recycling bin.
posted by suggsugg on Apr 3, 2008

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

eric - Eric

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