Instructables: exploring - play - offbeat - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 21:34:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 31 Unusual Uses For Coconuts http://www.instructables.com/id/31-Unusual-Uses-For-Coconuts/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:08:18 PDT
Fast and Easy PVC Kids Fort (for under $60) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Easy-PVC-Kids-Fort-for-under-60/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:29:00 PDT
Nuka-Cola Ring Toss http://www.instructables.com/id/Nuka-Cola-Ring-Toss/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 23:52:00 PDT
Space invaders marble run school fete game (and maths fun) http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-invaders-marble-run-school-fete-game-and-mat/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:28:10 PDT
InstaMorph Magnetic Musical Marble Run http://www.instructables.com/id/InstaMorph-Magnetic-Musical-Marble-Run/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 17:46:31 PDT
Secret Can Hiding Place http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Can-Hiding-Place/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 17:58:57 PDT
How NOT to Build an Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-Build-an-Airplane/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 20:15:09 PDT
Compact Underground Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Underground-Secret-Compartment/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:21:40 PDT
Hardware Store Bullwhip http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardware-Store-Bullwhip/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 18:36:02 PDT
Star Wars Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Does this even need an explanation? Who doesn't love Star Wars! Check out these awesome Star Wars projects, props, costumes, and other whacky things. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:51:55 PDT
Make a Puppet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Puppet-1/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:09:09 PDT
Taxidermy Moustache http://www.instructables.com/id/Taxidermy-Moustache/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:22:40 PDT
STUMP drinking game http://www.instructables.com/id/STUMP-drinking-game/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:07:58 PDT
Comic Con Bingo http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Con-Bingo/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:33:00 PDT
Tireball Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Tireball-Sculpture/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:00:48 PDT
DIY Cthulhu http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cthulhu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Feeling crafty and fond of Cthulhu? Here is some DIY Cthulhu inspiration."If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotes...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:16:59 PST
Aromatherapy Fart: Laughter is the Best Medicine http://www.instructables.com/id/Aromatherapy-Fart-Laughter-is-the-Best-Medicine/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:35:25 PST
Ikea Chair Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Chair-Sled/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:11:50 PST
DIY SkyMall Zines http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SkyMall-Zines/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:23:38 PST
Homemade Paddle, or, How to Make an Impression http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Paddle-or-How-to-Make-an-Impression/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:56:51 PST
unusual uses for condoms http://www.instructables.com/id/unusual-uses-for-condoms/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:14:35 PST
Pirate Ship Playhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Ship-Playhouse-1/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:30:31 PST
Bottle Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Vault/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:08:52 PST
Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Can-Safe-that-still-shoots-foam/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:16 PST
Potted Plant Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Potted-Plant-Secret-Compartment/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:31:26 PST
Hot Wire Ice Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Ice-Cutter/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:18:12 PST
Coconut Mouse Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Mouse-Trap/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 07:44:04 PST
Dancing Baby Groot http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Baby-Groot/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:58:00 PST
Emergency Whiskey Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Whiskey-Kit/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:20:39 PST
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Altoids-Infinity-Mirror/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:45:43 PST
Gummi Bear Surgery http://www.instructables.com/id/Gummi-Bear-Surgery/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 10:22:51 PDT
Hipster bingo http://www.instructables.com/id/Hipster-bingo/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:51:18 PDT
Add LED to your costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-to-your-costume/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 17:50:34 PDT
Noodle Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Noodle-Mosaic/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:14:42 PDT
Steampunk R2-D2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-R2-D2/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 18:23:21 PDT
Stick Bombs (Exploding Kinetic Art) http://www.instructables.com/id/Stick-Bombs-Exploding-Kinetic-Art/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:25:03 PDT
Chuck's Slinky Torus Design Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/Chucks-Slinky-Torus-Design-Challenge/
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By: Chuck Stephens

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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 12:46:22 PDT
DIY Sound Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sound-Effects/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:19:43 PDT
Giant Bubble Wands http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Bubble-Wands/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:47:59 PDT
Unwashed Hands Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Unwashed-Hands-Alarm/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:46:00 PDT
[newsletter] Electric Micro Kart, Homemade Lightbulb, Quadcopter HACK http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Electric-Microkart-Homemade-Lightbulb-Q/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/75GI/HXG6MGAW/FAR75GIHXG6MGAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/75GI/HXG6MGAW/FAR75GIHXG6MGAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/75GI/HXG6MGAW/FAR75GIHXG6MGAW.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsPenolopy Bulnick is Leaving Instructables!"Who is that person and why should I care?" Because I bring you these awesome newsletters 3 times a week! I just wanted to give a sendoff and since I create the newsletter, I get to put whatever I want right here :) At least for this one ...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:13:58 PDT
[newsletter] Faux Google Glasses, 5 Foolproof Bar Bets, Portable Wii Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Faux-Google-Glasses-5-Foolproof-Bar-Bet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/UAP9/HXDEB957/F1IUAP9HXDEB957.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/UAP9/HXDEB957/F1IUAP9HXDEB957.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/UAP9/HXDEB957/F1IUAP9HXDEB957.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the Editors5 Ways to Clean a Funky Water Bottle!There's nothing more unappetizing than opening up a water bottle for a cool refreshing drink just to be overwhelmed by the smell of an overused, under-washed water bottle. Check out these 5 effective methods to clean a water bottle and learn whi...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:09:14 PDT
[newsletter] Cheap Mosquito Trap, RC Tank, Coconut Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Cheap-Mosquito-Trap-RC-Tank-Coconut-Bik/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/LGDZ/HXB3RRFP/FJ2LGDZHXB3RRFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/LGDZ/HXB3RRFP/FJ2LGDZHXB3RRFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/LGDZ/HXB3RRFP/FJ2LGDZHXB3RRFP.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsCheap and Easy Portable Air Conditioner!The weather is getting hotter and you need a way of cooling off. Air conditioners are great, but they're not always where you want them. Fix that now with your own portable air condition that is cheap and easy to make!Itty Bitty Bikinis and ...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:26:00 PDT
[newsletter] Perfect Steak, Edible LEDs, Mobile Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Perfect-Steak-Edible-LEDs-Mobile-Fire-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JR3E/HX6AOSFY/FKNJR3EHX6AOSFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JR3E/HX6AOSFY/FKNJR3EHX6AOSFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JR3E/HX6AOSFY/FKNJR3EHX6AOSFY.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsCelebrate the 4th in Style with Homemade SPARKLERS!When it's time to celebrate with fireworks, you could just buy them. Or you could improvise, and make your own. Follow along with The King of Random as he shows you how to make fun fireworks at home!Beach Party Time! Show off you...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:17:41 PDT
[newsletter] 10 Best Projects of June, Tiny Trailer, Rainbow Gatling Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-10-Best-Projects-of-June-Tiny-Trailer-R/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/46VM/HX1WI90P/FHX46VMHX1WI90P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/46VM/HX1WI90P/FHX46VMHX1WI90P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/46VM/HX1WI90P/FHX46VMHX1WI90P.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsThe Girl Who Played With Lighting -Anouk Wipprecht recently finished up her residency here at Instructables. Come find out what life at Pier 9 was like for her and what it means to "take FULL ownership of your space." Check her out and don't forget to check out the Instructables s...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 12:43:29 PDT
10 Best Projects of June http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Best-Projects-of-June/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/SS44/HX1WAARZ/FXKSS44HX1WAARZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/SS44/HX1WAARZ/FXKSS44HX1WAARZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/SS44/HX1WAARZ/FXKSS44HX1WAARZ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday we send out an newsletter with 15 amazing Instructables. We wanted to show off the 10 that did the best from the month of June in the Newsletter.Not getting the newsletter yet? You can sign up in the footer of this page by adding your email address to the box that ...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:37:38 PDT
[newsletter] Beer/Baby Float, DIY Backpack, Biohazard Toilet Warning http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-BeerBaby-Float-DIY-Backpack-Biohazard-T/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BXY7/HWZ4YKUJ/F98BXY7HWZ4YKUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BXY7/HWZ4YKUJ/F98BXY7HWZ4YKUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BXY7/HWZ4YKUJ/F98BXY7HWZ4YKUJ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsThe Bees are Running out of Time.In recent years, honey bee colonies have been collapsing at an alarming rate due largely to the fountain of toxic pesticides being pumped onto our crops. If the bees disappear, say goodbye to many foods you enjoy. Show your appreciation and enter th...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:34:28 PDT
[newsletter] One Board Chair, Drink Can BBQ, Under the Bed Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-One-Board-Chair-Drink-Can-BBQ-Under-the/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S77R/HWVAUB3D/FD5S77RHWVAUB3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S77R/HWVAUB3D/FD5S77RHWVAUB3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S77R/HWVAUB3D/FD5S77RHWVAUB3D.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsTime to automate your life!Whether you're upgrading your automatic garage door, motorizing your window blinds to block out afternoon sun when you're not home, or automating your morning breakfast, we want to see it! Show off your stuff and enter the Home Technology Contest!Take a T...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:33:54 PDT
X-Men Series - Gambit - Make a Glowing Playing Card http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Men-Series-Gambit-Make-a-Glowing-Playing-Car/
X-Men Series - Gambit - Make a Glowing Playing Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/PNYG/FHPVYEG7/FL3PNYGFHPVYEG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/PNYG/FHPVYEG7/FL3PNYGFHPVYEG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/PNYG/FHPVYEG7/FL3PNYGFHPVYEG7.SMALL.jpg yota This instructable will show you how to make a glowing "playing card" so you can look just like the Ragin' Cajun himself! This is the first in a series of projects I will (eventually) be uploading in my continuing efforts to at least look like a superhero. Materials: Card Stock Pencil and Sketch Pen...
By: yota

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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 17:36:47 PDT
[newsletter] Fingerprint Door Lock, Twisted Bikini Top, Rubik's Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Fingerprint-Door-Lock-Twisted-Bikini-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/UQDX/HWTBIGBS/F52UQDXHWTBIGBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/UQDX/HWTBIGBS/F52UQDXHWTBIGBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/UQDX/HWTBIGBS/F52UQDXHWTBIGBS.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsHoney bee colonieshave been collapsing at an alarming rate due largely to the fountain of toxic pesticides being pumped onto our crops. If bees disappear than so will many foods we all love. Celebrate bees by creating an Instructable inspired by them and enter the Made by Bees Cont...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:37:07 PDT