Instructables: exploring - technology - art - machine - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:03:40 PST BLOX v1.01 Chaos Machine (double pendulum) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaos-Machine-double-pendulum/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 18:57:36 PST
Useful technical tips to build a Rube Goldberg machine : Deconstructing photosynthesis http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-technical-tips-to-build-a-Rube-Goldberg-mac/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:52:38 PST
Your own spin art machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-own-spin-art-machine/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:27:07 PDT
Polargraph Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Polargraph-Drawing-Machine/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:12:33 PST
"Homunculus" Kinetic Robot sculpture from found materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinetic-Robot-sculpture-from-found-materials/
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Wed, 8 Dec 2010 21:42:20 PST
Sigh Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Sigh-Collector/
Sigh Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/3QUY/FUI0WJQ3/FUL3QUYFUI0WJQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/3QUY/FUI0WJQ3/FUL3QUYFUI0WJQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/3QUY/FUI0WJQ3/FUL3QUYFUI0WJQ3.SMALL.jpg mkontopo Sigh v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sighing}.] 1. To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorr...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 04:28:27 PDT