Instructables: exploring - - hack - fun - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:06:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 OpenSquare - Write big with a RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSquare-Write-big-with-a-RC-car/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:54 PST
Jar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lantern/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:50:23 PST
How To Fool a Fingerprint Security System As Easy As ABC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fool-a-Fingerprint-Security-System-As-Easy-/
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Mon, 3 Dec 2007 00:50:32 PST
Discreet Pants Fly Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Discrete-Pants-Fly-Checker/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:59:32 PDT
Rotary Phone iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Phone-iPod-Dock/
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:58:01 PDT
How to make led lamp to save dollars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-led-lamp-to-save-dollars/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SMALL.jpg macobt Replace old incandescent bulb with leds,homemade led lamp made of 8 pieces 1 watt leds connected in serial array,one array have 5 leds,other have 3 leds.Total 8 watts of led light replace about 60 watts  incandescent light. Subscribe to my youtube channel:http://www.youtube.com/user/macobt Visit b...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 08:29:57 PDT
How to make air duster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-air-duster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SMALL.jpg macobt Here is a quick, easy and fun way to make refillable air duster. Visit my blogspot:http://macoprojects.blogspot.com/ or visit my channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/macobt
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:41:44 PDT
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-100quot-Projector-Screen/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:15:40 PDT
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Matrix-Auto-Shotgun-A-Cool-Nerf-Versi/
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SMALL.jpg Attmos   Second Note-  I know I look pretty shaggy in the video. I had just finish building, hadn't shaved in a few days and was too exited to show off my gun to go make myself look better.  Also, I apologize for fliping the bird.  I lost my index finger in a ta...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:30:38 PST
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Chemical-Foam-Spewing-Pumpkin/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 11:33:57 PST
How to hook up a Xbox 360 to a PC monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hook-up-a-Xbox-360-to-a-PC-monitor/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 15:43:12 PST
Self-Watering Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Plant/
Self-Watering Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SMALL.jpg randofo Plants liven up any space by adding a sense of airiness and life. That is - of course - when you don't forget to water them, and they shrivel up and die. I am very bad at remembering to water plants. That is why I built this self-watering plant to do it for me. Using a soil sensor, and an Arduino-...
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:26:43 PDT
Romance Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Romance-Pants/
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:43:45 PDT
Clone a Remote with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-a-Remote-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SMALL.jpg randofo I recently needed to use the Arduino to control a stereo system, so rather than hack open the remote and wire into it, I decided to simply clone the signal. This was incredibly easy to do. Basically, I read the signal from the remote with a 38khz receiver, and then played it back with an IR LED. To...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:04:16 PDT
How to make a projector for your iPod/iPhone for about a $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-projector-for-your-iPodiPhone-for-a/
How to make a projector for your iPod/iPhone for about a $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/R6W4/GVHH294F/FDER6W4GVHH294F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/R6W4/GVHH294F/FDER6W4GVHH294F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/R6W4/GVHH294F/FDER6W4GVHH294F.SMALL.jpg MattBothell This is a fun easy project that anyone can make in about 15-20 minutes. The whole project only cost me a dollar and works good enough that I can enjoy an entire movie on it. The way it works is the light from your phone or iPod goes through the magnifying glass and magnifies onto the wall. The whole...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 18:28:46 PST
10 Ways to Alter Your Consciousness Without Drugs http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Ways-to-Alter-Consciousness-Without-Drugs/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:57:55 PDT
Laser Spirograph http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Spirograph/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2011 15:57:56 PDT
Night Vision Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Vision-Camera-1/
Night Vision Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SMALL.jpg randofo Much like the Light of Eärendil guides Frodo in dark places, so too will your homemade night vision camera be your guiding beacon. Whether out in the woods camping with friends, capturing that elusive glimpse of a Scandinavian troll, or while on a top secret spy mission, this special camera capture...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 14:50:37 PDT
Arduino Basics: RCtime http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Basics-RCtime/
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:05:22 PST
Lunchtime Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunchtime-Clock/
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:09:33 PST
Floppy Disk IR Camera Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-IR-Camera-Hack/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2010 20:53:19 PST
Iron Man Inspired Repulsor Beam Blaster V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Inspired-Repulsor-Beam-Blaster-V10/
Iron Man Inspired Repulsor Beam Blaster V1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/4263/GBOTPVQM/FP84263GBOTPVQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/4263/GBOTPVQM/FP84263GBOTPVQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/4263/GBOTPVQM/FP84263GBOTPVQM.SMALL.jpg Chein Homebrew repulsor beam blaster that’s designed to produce extremely intense burst of light that can be used to repulse your archnemesis, girlfriend, wife and pet cat :P Coincidentally a few days ago (July 13th) is the “Embrace Your Geekness Day” and what better way to embrace you inner geekness tha...
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Sat, 17 Jul 2010 12:05:09 PDT
Cheap and Easy Clock Hack for Heavy Sleepers http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Clock-Hack-for-Heavy-Sleepers/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:14:25 PST
IKEA Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack/
IKEA Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/J6DB/G1KD060K/FAGJ6DBG1KD060K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/J6DB/G1KD060K/FAGJ6DBG1KD060K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/J6DB/G1KD060K/FAGJ6DBG1KD060K.SMALL.jpg randofo The nice thing about IKEA furniture is that it is cheap and easy to hack. In other words, lets say that you were to buy two cheap $30 Gorm shelving units and assembled them to discover that one was crooked. Well then, it would be really easy to spend an afternoon converting the crooked one into a so...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 09:42:23 PST