Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - toy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:36:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Design a Custom Yo-Yo http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Yo-Yo/
Design a Custom Yo-Yo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SMALL.jpg nicalbert One of the most classic of all toys is the yo-yo, and what better way to spice up an old favorite than by designing your own? Designing toys is also a great way to get students excited about science and engineering, and it can encourage them to express creativity in new ways. (Note: Final product no...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:05:05 PDT
Mincraft Mini-figure v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mincraft-Mini-figure-v2/
Mincraft Mini-figure v2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/KCHL/HMVJCSMK/FWRKCHLHMVJCSMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/KCHL/HMVJCSMK/FWRKCHLHMVJCSMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/KCHL/HMVJCSMK/FWRKCHLHMVJCSMK.SMALL.jpg moldypizza In this Instructable I'll show you how to design a articulated  Minecraft mini-figure. Everyone loves Minecraft and Legos so why not combine them.             My first mini-figure was okay but I like this one better(here's the link for the first one) . The first one would have been a pain to optim...
By: moldypizza

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 09:54:53 PDT
Make a Toy Shuriken at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Toy-Shuriken-at-TechShop/
Make a Toy Shuriken at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/3XTH/HKPX93TH/F4S3XTHHKPX93TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/3XTH/HKPX93TH/F4S3XTHHKPX93TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/3XTH/HKPX93TH/F4S3XTHHKPX93TH.SMALL.jpg atxrich Today we're will make a toy shuriken, also known as a ninja throwing star, out of pla plastic. This will be designed with Inventor Pro, and created using a Makerbot 3d printer. I made this at Techshop in Austin, TX. Designing a basic circular, pointy object. What is a shuriken? Just a pointy circ...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 12:44:27 PDT
3d printed dual band pull string car http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-dual-band-pull-string-car/
3d printed dual band pull string car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/ATU4/HIW83NEW/FLSATU4HIW83NEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/ATU4/HIW83NEW/FLSATU4HIW83NEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/ATU4/HIW83NEW/FLSATU4HIW83NEW.SMALL.jpg The Cartographer I've created a 3d printable toy car that's powered through two rubber bands and primed by pulling a sting. I'll explain how to assemble each printed piece and include each of the necessary files.  You'll need to have, or have access to, a 3d printer, 2 rubber bands, a bit of string, possibly some ...
By: The Cartographer

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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 16:55:43 PDT
Blooming Flower Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Blooming-Flower-Toy/
Blooming Flower Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FOEE/HIPIM0AN/F67FOEEHIPIM0AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FOEE/HIPIM0AN/F67FOEEHIPIM0AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FOEE/HIPIM0AN/F67FOEEHIPIM0AN.SMALL.jpg maroonolive In this instructable, I am going to show you how to 3D print your very own blooming flower toy complete with gears so that your toy is fully functional ! Exploded View of Bloom Flower Toy: The following picture is of an exploded view of the blooming flower toy. Beside them are numbers that corr...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 02:44:41 PDT
"12 Thumbs" R/C LEGO Dragster http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Thumbs-RC-LEGO-Dragster/
"12 Thumbs" R/C LEGO Dragster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/J5NP/HIQ4NE8T/F39J5NPHIQ4NE8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/J5NP/HIQ4NE8T/F39J5NPHIQ4NE8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/J5NP/HIQ4NE8T/F39J5NPHIQ4NE8T.SMALL.jpg sath02 Impressed by these two LEGO® Dragster sets, a 250 pieces LEGO® TECHNIC Dragster 8847 (released in 1983) and a 391 pieces Top Fuel Racing 5533 (released in 1999). These two Dragsters inspired me to build my own LEGO® dragster, the "12 Thumbs". The name "12 Thumbs" came after I finished the design. W...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 13:25:32 PDT
3-D Printed Mechanical Walking Robot Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Mechanical-Robot/
3-D Printed Mechanical Walking Robot Toy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CUR1/HIGFGFZW/FSRCUR1HIGFGFZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CUR1/HIGFGFZW/FSRCUR1HIGFGFZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CUR1/HIGFGFZW/FSRCUR1HIGFGFZW.SMALL.jpg schu51 This is a fully mechanical toy robot that I designed. Every part can be printed, sanded, and assembled! There is an inner mechanical chassis and system within this robot and can move both legs and arms. Solidworks File - Printing Robot The first step is to open the SolidWorks STL file. Upon openi...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 21:25:04 PDT
R/C replica WW1 tank http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-replica-WW1-tank/
R/C replica WW1 tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RS4O/HIGFAU1Y/FO1RS4OHIGFAU1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RS4O/HIGFAU1Y/FO1RS4OHIGFAU1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RS4O/HIGFAU1Y/FO1RS4OHIGFAU1Y.SMALL.jpg 8bitwood I wanted a remote control World War 1 tank.  So I made one. This instructable is going to be more of a general process than a step by step as a step by step would be 50 pages long.  I am going to cover the process by which I tackled this project in the following categories: -planning (super importa...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:45:51 PDT
R/C LEGO® "The Bull" Buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-The-Bull-Buggy/
R/C LEGO® "The Bull" Buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CHBO/HH2VMWTA/FWICHBOHH2VMWTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CHBO/HH2VMWTA/FWICHBOHH2VMWTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CHBO/HH2VMWTA/FWICHBOHH2VMWTA.SMALL.jpg sath02 There are more than 20 models of LEGO®'s Dune Buggy type car, even more than the models in LEGO® Race Car category. Dune Buggy is usually four wheels drive off road vehicle,  which would not be used on the road. Now that I got excited on the "dune buggy", and was also inspired by 1998 LEGO®'s Turbo...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:17:19 PDT
Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing with the Objet Connex 500: How to Build a Missile Launcher Tank (and Clean the Mess you Made in the Process) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-3D-Printing-with-the-Objet-Con/
Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing with the Objet Connex 500: How to Build a Missile Launcher Tank (and Clean the Mess you Made in the Process) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer The Objet Connex 500 3D Printer... an arcane, magic and amazing Hi-Tech masterpiece, capable of 3D printing high detailed prototypes. Knowing how to operate this marvelous device is a secret only known by a few chosen ones. And now you, my fellow reader, have this mystic guide in your hands... Yes,...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:38:28 PDT
Gyrobot for 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyrobot-for-3D-Print/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/RTXT/HI3TYUR7/FAKRTXTHI3TYUR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/RTXT/HI3TYUR7/FAKRTXTHI3TYUR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/RTXT/HI3TYUR7/FAKRTXTHI3TYUR7.SMALL.jpg polkijain PLEASE VOTE UP THERE ^ Made In Autodesk Maya A stunning robot with an attitude hair-look Wheels can be printed separately and pinned up for locomotion (if innovated, can be made alive using few electronic components) FIND ATTACHMENT BELOW CONTAINING .RAR FILE COMPRESSED(containing .obj file for dir...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 06:55:19 PDT
3D printed pinewood derby car http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-pinewood-derby-car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/17Z3/HI3TK8Q1/FTY17Z3HI3TK8Q1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/17Z3/HI3TK8Q1/FTY17Z3HI3TK8Q1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/17Z3/HI3TK8Q1/FTY17Z3HI3TK8Q1.SMALL.jpg my wookie here's a car i made in solid works for school a while ago, its actually 3 different printed parts (the wheels and axles were provided) as you can see the back part comes off, the seat does too but its a pain to get out. i could have done it all in one part but part of the assignment was to be able t...
By: my wookie

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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:00:17 PDT
How to make a 3D printed Sailboat Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-3D-printed-Sailboat-Toy/
How to make a 3D printed Sailboat Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/S4PG/HHMI6KOE/FGWS4PGHHMI6KOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/S4PG/HHMI6KOE/FGWS4PGHHMI6KOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/S4PG/HHMI6KOE/FGWS4PGHHMI6KOE.SMALL.jpg panilov In this instructable I will show you how to make your own 3D printed sailboat. For this you'll need a 3D printer with filament and software for it. ATTENTION: You will need supports to print this!!! Disclaimer: I made this model, but I haven't printer it, it might not work! This project is o...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 09:48:06 PDT
DA-OTF Hidden Blade: Functional and 3D-Printable Hidden Blade Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Hidden-Blade-Functional-and-3D-Printable-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/W0AM/HH2LJKC8/FYZW0AMHH2LJKC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/W0AM/HH2LJKC8/FYZW0AMHH2LJKC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/W0AM/HH2LJKC8/FYZW0AMHH2LJKC8.SMALL.jpg maysen22 Have you ever wanted your own Assassin's Creed style hidden blade? Well here it is! This hidden blade is based off of Ammnra's blade and features the DA-OTF(Double Action- Out The Front) Mechanism to propel the blade inward and outward with the flick of your wrist. I tweaked the hidden blade to mak...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 20:50:26 PDT
How to build a 3D-printed robot reindeer toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-3D-printed-robot-reindeer-toy/
How to build a 3D-printed robot reindeer toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SMALL.jpg damianzuch 3D Printing! Mold-making! Digital Rendering! Apoxie Sculpt!!! Woodshoppery! For this project Tina and I decided to try to learn about 3D printing and I'll show you what we learned and how we ended up making the toy. We were asked to make two robot reindeer toys as props for a Christmas film; one is ...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 08:41:30 PDT
Davincibots: Create a 3d printed modular robot toy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Davincibots-Create-a-3d-printed-modular-robot-toy/
Davincibots: Create a 3d printed modular robot toy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/QQT9/H7QCTYVW/FR5QQT9H7QCTYVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/QQT9/H7QCTYVW/FR5QQT9H7QCTYVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/QQT9/H7QCTYVW/FR5QQT9H7QCTYVW.SMALL.jpg dealywhopper Click on the first image, to start a slideshow to introduce Davincibots. Tools and Materials: Tools used: 3d printer Hot glue gun Small saw Materials needed: Plastic #4 finishing washers 5mm diameter spherical magnets 4mm diameter hardwood dowels Print the parts. Download the files, found her...
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 19:16:38 PDT
3D printing records for a Fisher Price toy record player http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-records-for-a-Fisher-Price-toy-record-/
3D printing records for a Fisher Price toy record player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/1NHQ/H5ED881K/FBH1NHQH5ED881K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/1NHQ/H5ED881K/FBH1NHQH5ED881K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/1NHQ/H5ED881K/FBH1NHQH5ED881K.SMALL.jpg fred27 A little while ago I stumbled across an old toy record player made by Fisher Price in the 1970s, and decided that what it really needed was some new tunes. I got thinking about it, reverse engineered the way it was encoded, got out my trusty CNC mill and created an Instructable all about it right ...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 14:00:03 PDT
Master Control Program http://www.instructables.com/id/Master-Control-Program/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/ON97/H3Z3P0XE/FW1ON97H3Z3P0XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/ON97/H3Z3P0XE/FW1ON97H3Z3P0XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/ON97/H3Z3P0XE/FW1ON97H3Z3P0XE.SMALL.jpg megaduty If you need an MCP to carry with you in your pocket every where you go; you've come to right Instructable. If you don't know the unbridled power that is Master Control Program educate yourself: http://youtu.be/dp7dBbaZUIk?t=12s MCP has even been in a rap video: http://youtu.be/iIMb3hGzWW8 Wow, "...
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 16:33:11 PDT
Bukobot Fly - 3D printable 1-piece glider that flies! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bukobot-Fly-3D-printable-1-piece-glider-that-fli/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/QLER/H1YOB7F0/FYKQLERH1YOB7F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/QLER/H1YOB7F0/FYKQLERH1YOB7F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/QLER/H1YOB7F0/FYKQLERH1YOB7F0.SMALL.jpg Deezmaker The Bukobot Fly was originally made to test out some features of my open source Bukobot 3D printer prototype (http://deezmaker.com or Bukobot at Instructables) and experiment with thin layers. Then I got curious to see if I can actually make it fly..and I did! First 3D printable hand glider? Not s...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 00:47:40 PDT
Poseable doll/Designer toy in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Posable-dollDesigner-toy-in-Blender/
Poseable doll/Designer toy in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SMALL.jpg thekendall You've all probably heard about Munny dolls and Dunnys. Designer toys are becoming extremely popular. During this Instructables. I will show you my process of creating my own DIY Doll similar to a Munny. I will be using Blender to box model the various parts of the character and Experiment with Bool...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 23:29:16 PDT
From atoms to bits to atoms: learning OpenSCAD by copying a cat toy http://www.instructables.com/id/From-atoms-to-bits-to-atoms-learning-OpenSCAD-by-/
From atoms to bits to atoms: learning OpenSCAD by copying a cat toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/G1DW/H05NKQY6/FBRG1DWH05NKQY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/G1DW/H05NKQY6/FBRG1DWH05NKQY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/G1DW/H05NKQY6/FBRG1DWH05NKQY6.SMALL.jpg BrianEnigma There are some cat toys at the house that are particularly popular with the local residents.  They are simple hollow spheres with cut-out slots.  They are great for kitties to kick around — small and light.  After staring at one for a few minutes, piecing out the geometry, I realized that this would...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 19:36:35 PDT
How to manufacture your own designer toy or start a new small business http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-manufacture-your-own-designer-toy-or-start-/
How to manufacture your own designer toy or start a new small business - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/A413/GZUAFETE/FJ3A413GZUAFETE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/A413/GZUAFETE/FJ3A413GZUAFETE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/A413/GZUAFETE/FJ3A413GZUAFETE.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford       I want to start with full disclosure. I am a trained and practicing industrial designer. I have spent the last 15 years deeply immersed in both traditional and cutting edge visualization and prototyping tools. This particular project was possible because of all that i have learned and the tool...
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 21:25:15 PDT
Mr. Pumpkinhead : make your own adorable figure with 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Pumpkinhead-make-your-own-adorable-figure-wi/
Mr. Pumpkinhead : make your own adorable figure with 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/6OG0/GYGGJ68F/FSJ6OG0GYGGJ68F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/6OG0/GYGGJ68F/FSJ6OG0GYGGJ68F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/6OG0/GYGGJ68F/FSJ6OG0GYGGJ68F.SMALL.jpg heonyun A few years ago, I made a short computer animation with my friends for a class project. The animaiton was called "Garageband", which is composed of three band members playing musical instruments. As our theme was kinda monstrous band, we created a halloween pumplkinhead guitarist, a monster drummer,...
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:13:49 PDT
How to 3D print a custom car model (1966 Chevy Bus) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-print-a-custom-car-model-1966-Chevy-Bus/
How to 3D print a custom car model (1966 Chevy Bus) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SMALL.jpg nclowar HISTORY My grandfather bought a 1966 Chevy bus and converted it into an RV, that my family used to take trips in every summer. I wanted to give him a model of this bus for Christmas, but since he had made so many modifications to it....I would need to create my own version in 3D and have it printed...
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:42:15 PST
3D Printable Semi-Volatile Memory http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-Volatile-Memory/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/KAWU/GZ38J15K/FR5KAWUGZ38J15K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/KAWU/GZ38J15K/FR5KAWUGZ38J15K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/KAWU/GZ38J15K/FR5KAWUGZ38J15K.SMALL.jpg megaduty 3D print your own Semi-Volatile Memory desktop action toy! Ever wondered what that box of desktop components in your closet was planning? Self-aware componentry can be fairly dangerous especially if your not exactly sure what your looking for. When scanning your various parts for potential maliciou...
By: megaduty

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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 22:32:00 PST