Instructables: exploring - technology - science - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 06:53:52 PST BLOX v1.01 The Lightning Machine: How to Build a Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lightning-Machine-How-to-Build-a-Tesla-Coil/
The Lightning Machine: How to Build a Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZENI/IVMQ63CQ/FN5ZENIIVMQ63CQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZENI/IVMQ63CQ/FN5ZENIIVMQ63CQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZENI/IVMQ63CQ/FN5ZENIIVMQ63CQ.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you ever wanted the power to create a lightning storm in your house? Have you ever wanted to build the famous machine in the movies that creates giant sparks that jump into the air? If you have, then you are in luck! About 128 years ago, genius inventor Nikola Tesla invented a machine that ...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:37:21 PST
Easy homemade wind tunnel http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Homemade-Wind-Tunnel/
Easy homemade wind tunnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/UAJL/IVO3PZCQ/F5FUAJLIVO3PZCQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/UAJL/IVO3PZCQ/F5FUAJLIVO3PZCQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/UAJL/IVO3PZCQ/F5FUAJLIVO3PZCQ.SMALL.jpg Creationaries Well here is the complete guide on how to make a cheap and efficient wind tunnel for projects etc.,What you will need:- A Pringles containerA medium sized cardboard boxSome strawsA computer fanAn LED bulbTwo AAA batteriesA switch (optional)OHP sheetAn ac to dc adaptor(according to specs of fan)A sma...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:50:38 PST
Super Simple Electrocardiogram (ECG) Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Electrocardiogram-ECG-Circuit/
Super Simple Electrocardiogram (ECG) Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DUBJ/IV0AZS0J/FA7DUBJIV0AZS0J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DUBJ/IV0AZS0J/FA7DUBJIV0AZS0J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/DUBJ/IV0AZS0J/FA7DUBJIV0AZS0J.SMALL.jpg ohoilett Electrocardiography is the study of the electrical signals produced by the heart during the cardiac cycle. Doctors monitor a person's electrocardiogram (ECG) in order to assess how the heart is functioning and can be used to diagnose a variety of cardiac diseases. The ECG is thought to have first be...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 08:28:01 PST
World's Simplest Electric Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simplest-Electric-Train/
World's Simplest Electric Train - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/VJ1Q/IUYD764D/F4SVJ1QIUYD764D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/VJ1Q/IUYD764D/F4SVJ1QIUYD764D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/VJ1Q/IUYD764D/F4SVJ1QIUYD764D.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics With just three everyday items, you can make the "World's Simplest Electric Train!" This is a fun, simple, yet great science experiment. Materials needed:20 gauge copper wire (non-insulated). AA BatteryTwo 5/8" x 3/8" neodymium magnets (our product DA6). Coil the wire The first thing you'll need...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 09:53:18 PDT
Building and Testing a Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-and-Testing-a-Penny-Battery/
Building and Testing a Penny Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/UT6V/IU9V28H9/FPJUT6VIU9V28H9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/UT6V/IU9V28H9/FPJUT6VIU9V28H9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/UT6V/IU9V28H9/FPJUT6VIU9V28H9.SMALL.jpg FerriteGiant This version of a battery hearkens back to the original voltaic pile invented by Alessandro Volta in 1799. Here I will be showing two versions using different anode materials. In the diagrams I've only shown batteries composed of 5 cells, but the picture of the actual battery is of a 10 cell version...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:19:48 PDT
Candle Powered Coffee Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Powered-Coffee-Maker/
Candle Powered Coffee Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/YB0D/IU67WX1I/FABYB0DIU67WX1I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/YB0D/IU67WX1I/FABYB0DIU67WX1I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/YB0D/IU67WX1I/FABYB0DIU67WX1I.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this Instructable I will be showing you how to use tea light candles to power an old coffee maker. This is a fun, cheap and easy experiment that anyone can do! Just make sure not to try it indoors!Before you go through the rest of the steps for this project, you should definitely watch the video ...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:52:58 PDT
PulseSim - Photoplethysmograph (Heartbeat) Analog Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/PulseSim-Photoplethysmograph-Heartbeat-Analog-Simu/
PulseSim - Photoplethysmograph (Heartbeat) Analog Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/YZJ6/ISCBJIPJ/F61YZJ6ISCBJIPJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/YZJ6/ISCBJIPJ/F61YZJ6ISCBJIPJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/YZJ6/ISCBJIPJ/F61YZJ6ISCBJIPJ.SMALL.jpg ohoilett The volume of blood in our fingers changes at different parts of the cardiac cycle (heartbeat). Immediately following ventricular contraction (when the heart pumps blood out of the ventricles and to the rest of the body), the volume of blood in the fingers increases slightly. This change in blood vo...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 12:38:28 PDT
Simple Parabolic Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Parabolic-Solar-Cooker/
Simple Parabolic Solar Cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/DT68/ITKIWOMX/FAWDT68ITKIWOMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/DT68/ITKIWOMX/FAWDT68ITKIWOMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/DT68/ITKIWOMX/FAWDT68ITKIWOMX.SMALL.jpg adriane_macer Parabolic reflector is one of the best item to be used to harness the light and heat from the sun. This also use as a solar cooker.In this project, we will make a simple parabolic solar cooker made from cardboard. Then later, we will add simple solar tracker to help the alignment to the sun. Prepa...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:24:22 PDT
Solar Portable easy to carry LED light system http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Portable-Easy-to-Carry-LED-Light-System/
Solar Portable easy to carry LED light system - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/M9WK/IT6817EO/FJ4M9WKIT6817EO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/M9WK/IT6817EO/FJ4M9WKIT6817EO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/M9WK/IT6817EO/FJ4M9WKIT6817EO.SMALL.jpg UtkarshS8 HiIn this instructable we will build a solar light which we can use as a street light , study lamp , torch, portable light, hanging window light .etcWhile making this light i have used the things which are easily available in backyard & market.Things Required 1) 5W 6V Solar panel ( Monocrystaline) ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 06:44:34 PDT
SOLAR BAG WITH TORCH AND MULTI PORT CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-BAG-WITH-TORCH-AND-MULTI-PORT-CHARGER-2/
SOLAR BAG WITH TORCH AND MULTI PORT CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ODC5/ISCBRVM0/F2EODC5ISCBRVM0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ODC5/ISCBRVM0/F2EODC5ISCBRVM0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ODC5/ISCBRVM0/F2EODC5ISCBRVM0.SMALL.jpg UtkarshS8 STEP 1THINGS REQUIRED 1) DUFFLE BAG/ SIDE HANGING BAGS AS SHOWN IN THE PIC. 2) SEMI FLEXIBLE SOLAR PANEL(1.5W TO 5W) & (5V) . 3) POWER BANK ( 2600mah) OR (10800mah) 4) 1W LED PCB BOARD EASILY AVAILABLE FROM THE ELECTRICAL REPAIR SHOP,OR U CAN BUY ANY DC ELECTRICAL BULB OF 1W . 5) 6 PCS 0.18W LED 6) ...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 03:59:01 PDT
Home Made Air Cooler (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Air-Cooler-Video/
Home Made Air Cooler (Video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/QVZP/ISCAFZXV/FDFQVZPISCAFZXV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/QVZP/ISCAFZXV/FDFQVZPISCAFZXV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/QVZP/ISCAFZXV/FDFQVZPISCAFZXV.SMALL.jpg MiiBooth In this project, I'm going to show you how to make an air cooler out of household materials which will help you beat the heat and your electricity bill as well.If you don't prefer to read, you can skip it and watch the video instead where I have explained all the steps in detail. If you do, then con...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:49:38 PDT
Control Your Telescope Using Stellarium & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-Telescope-Using-Stellarium-Arduino/
Control Your Telescope Using Stellarium & Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/F5GZ/IRG4HMEW/FKFF5GZIRG4HMEW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/F5GZ/IRG4HMEW/FKFF5GZIRG4HMEW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/F5GZ/IRG4HMEW/FKFF5GZIRG4HMEW.SMALL.jpg NelsonFerraz I am fascinated by astronomy since the first time I looked to the night sky. Recently, I bought a 8" Newtonian telescope that came with a Dobsonian mount. It's a nice mount (cheap, portable and very easy to use), but to get what you want to see, you need to know the sky like the palm of your hands (...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:55:51 PDT
World's Biggest Bath Bombs (Galaxy and Rainbow Colored) - 37lbs Each! For Charity http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Biggest-Bath-Bombs-37lbs-Each-for-Charity/
World's Biggest Bath Bombs (Galaxy and Rainbow Colored) - 37lbs Each! For Charity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/L5N4/IQQUYOK7/F04L5N4IQQUYOK7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/L5N4/IQQUYOK7/F04L5N4IQQUYOK7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/L5N4/IQQUYOK7/F04L5N4IQQUYOK7.SMALL.jpg Stemrise PurposeMy team and I created and detonated TWO 37lb bath bombs - galaxy-colored (inspired by this picture) and rainbow-colored - for your entertainment and for a good cause! We're using it to promote our back-to-school giveaway for 500+ low-income kids. Here is our campaign: https://www.generosity.c...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:02:11 PDT
DIY Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Telescope/
DIY Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/07O2/IQK3SD3S/F2F07O2IQK3SD3S.SMALL.jpg ankitjajoo369 Many people use to love star gazing and love to observe celestial objects,but only some of us can afford a telescope of higher power.In this instructable I am going to tell you how to diy a refractor telescope. Material required 1-Bolt of big size (1 bolt)2-Bolt of medium size (10 bolt)3- Bolt of...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:54:41 PDT
Making Graphene http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Graphene/
Making Graphene - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/7YGE/IQIA6LTD/FF17YGEIQIA6LTD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/7YGE/IQIA6LTD/FF17YGEIQIA6LTD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/7YGE/IQIA6LTD/FF17YGEIQIA6LTD.SMALL.jpg cgendron Everything is inspired by the work of this 1 person. https://www.youtube.com/user/RobertMurraySmith Grammarly was used to check for mistakes. https://app.grammarly.com/Graphene was first discovered in the late 1800's. It had a different name and they did not know what it was.This instructable is ...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:33:50 PDT
DIY Digital Sextant http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Sextant/
DIY Digital Sextant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/XGI9/IQFHJSYZ/F3PXGI9IQFHJSYZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/XGI9/IQFHJSYZ/F3PXGI9IQFHJSYZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/XGI9/IQFHJSYZ/F3PXGI9IQFHJSYZ.SMALL.jpg ankur jajoo This instructable is to teach how to make a digital and manual sextant. this instrument is used to measure the angle between any two visible objects. The primary use of a sextant is to determine the angle between an astronomical object and the horizon for the purposes of celestial navigation. The de...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 10:47:11 PDT
DIY Telescope's Digital finderscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Telescope-Digital-Finderscope/
DIY Telescope's Digital finderscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/2L4J/IQ9RPAV9/FYT2L4JIQ9RPAV9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/2L4J/IQ9RPAV9/FYT2L4JIQ9RPAV9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/2L4J/IQ9RPAV9/FYT2L4JIQ9RPAV9.SMALL.jpg ankur jajoo Some of us have telescopes and some of them are manual ones like Newtonian reflectors.sometimes its tiresome to find deepsky objects with those with a dobsonian non go to mount .In this Instructable i will show you how to make a digital finder for your telescope which will guide you better while sta...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 05:43:01 PDT
PulseFit - DIY Heart Sensor with Auto-Adjusted Threshold and Heart-Shaped LED Heartbeat Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Sensor-With-AutoAdjusted-Threshold-and-Heart/
PulseFit - DIY Heart Sensor with Auto-Adjusted Threshold and Heart-Shaped LED Heartbeat Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JZ6Y/IPZPI1N4/F6UJZ6YIPZPI1N4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JZ6Y/IPZPI1N4/F6UJZ6YIPZPI1N4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JZ6Y/IPZPI1N4/F6UJZ6YIPZPI1N4.SMALL.jpg ohoilett I am a Biomedical Engineering (BME) graduate student at Purdue University. As a BME, I really enjoy making quick and easy projects that highlight some sort of physiological quantity. Heart rate is such an activity. There are numerous projects that deal with detecting a person's heart beat all over t...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:31:49 PDT
Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Words-Into-Wood-With-Electricity/
Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Burn Words into Wood with Electricity - Lichtenberg FiguresA while back I uploaded an Instructable explaining how to burn Lichtenberg figures into wood using an old microwave transformer. Now after doing a bit of experimenting I came up with a simple way that you can actually burn words into wood by...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:02:48 PDT
Demo Wave Model Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Demo-Wave-Model-Kit/
Demo Wave Model Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/3KME/IOELYXEU/FYN3KMEIOELYXEU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/3KME/IOELYXEU/FYN3KMEIOELYXEU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/3KME/IOELYXEU/FYN3KMEIOELYXEU.SMALL.jpg jhunt22 Here are instructions on how to build a maker kit and your own private wave model. The project was designed to keep the costs of material and preparations down and be simple enough for anyone that can tie a knot and use a glue gun to build. Getting Started I was challenged to come up with a proj...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 11:50:22 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Lichtenberg Figures! Burning fractal images into wood!In this Instructable I will be showing you how you can burn some amazing fractal images into wood. This project is cheap and it might not even cost you anything! All you need is an old microwave. Let's get started. Watch the Video! https://ww...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
3 Ways To Make Water Glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-To-Make-Water-Glow/
3 Ways To Make Water Glow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SMALL.jpg WorkshopWizard Do you have a party to host soon? Stand out from the crowd at your next get together with these 3 super simple science tricks to make water glow!For all of the following you will need a UV black light. These lights have lots of applications in the sfx and lighting industry, but are also great for yo...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:21:00 PST
The Dream Machine or, How to Be More Awake While You Sleep http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dream-Machine-or-How-to-Be-More-Awake-While-Yo/
The Dream Machine or, How to Be More Awake While You Sleep - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4MCQ/IGZJ2AQP/F6C4MCQIGZJ2AQP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4MCQ/IGZJ2AQP/F6C4MCQIGZJ2AQP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4MCQ/IGZJ2AQP/F6C4MCQIGZJ2AQP.SMALL.jpg Baybren This is an inexpensive, DIY, Arduino-powered oneironautics device that allows users to alert themselves when they are in a deep dreamstate, without waking up. In other words, this machine will tell you when you are dreaming, while you are dreaming. Why is this such a big deal? Because, this is the f...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 02:23:32 PST
DIY Potato Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Potato-Clock/
DIY Potato Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2ZIK/IGCLRZT1/FS72ZIKIGCLRZT1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2ZIK/IGCLRZT1/FS72ZIKIGCLRZT1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2ZIK/IGCLRZT1/FS72ZIKIGCLRZT1.SMALL.jpg ImanuelEzra567 Hello Everybody!Welcome to my Instructables! This time i will show you how to make Potato Clock.The clock use potato energy not use battery.Hope you like this Instructables,Enjoy! What you need: These are what you need:•Potatoes•Digital Clock with wires/LCD Clock•Copper and Zinc strips•Connecting...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 03:16:11 PDT
Bike Wheel Gyroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wheel-Gyroscope/
Bike Wheel Gyroscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why is it so much harder to stay up on a stationary bicycle? Why don't Segway tours always fall flat on their faces? How do smartypantsphones know when they're face up? The answers are wheely similar, and all lie in the realm of angular momentum and gyroscopes. They keep spinning things in check. Br...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:12:25 PDT
Easy Cloud In A Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cloud-In-A-Bottle/
Easy Cloud In A Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/AI0D/IEGXSBD5/FI3AI0DIEGXSBD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/AI0D/IEGXSBD5/FI3AI0DIEGXSBD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/AI0D/IEGXSBD5/FI3AI0DIEGXSBD5.SMALL.jpg WorkshopWizard Clouds are a vital part of our weather system. They provide us with shade from the powerful sun. They give us water when it rains so crops and vegetation can grow. Our world would be a totally different place without them. The land would be dry and solid after being baked by the sun so it wouldn't b...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:35:34 PDT
Detecting cosmic muons in a simple can http://www.instructables.com/id/Detecting-cosmis-muons-in-a-simple-can/
Detecting cosmic muons in a simple can - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/OEFG/IE6H8OB8/F0FOEFGIE6H8OB8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/OEFG/IE6H8OB8/F0FOEFGIE6H8OB8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/OEFG/IE6H8OB8/F0FOEFGIE6H8OB8.SMALL.jpg stoppi71 Hello!This time we are trying to detect muons created through collisions of the cosmis radiation with particles of our atmosphere.Muons are elementary particles belonging to the group of the leptons (falsely also named µ-meson) with a "middle" mass (207 times heavier than an electron). They have an ...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 03:38:51 PDT
Side-Bending Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Bending-Goggles/
Side-Bending Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/2R7C/IDTAW633/FSS2R7CIDTAW633.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/2R7C/IDTAW633/FSS2R7CIDTAW633.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/2R7C/IDTAW633/FSS2R7CIDTAW633.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab The world is not as you see it. Particularly when you're sporting light-bending, orientation-ending, lenses that make even the most eagle-eyed among us go out of whack. With these side-bending goggles, the world appears a little more to the left than it really is. And it's all with just a bit of acr...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:54:33 PDT
Tooth Phonograph! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tooth-Phonograph/
Tooth Phonograph! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/DKI0/IC7HMHIJ/FJ0DKI0IC7HMHIJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/DKI0/IC7HMHIJ/FJ0DKI0IC7HMHIJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/DKI0/IC7HMHIJ/FJ0DKI0IC7HMHIJ.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Teeth aren't just for chomping anymore! Now you can hear Miles Davis with your molars and The Cure with your canines. With only a few basic supplies, you can tap into the physical grooves of records as they vibrate your jaw, playing music and resonating inside your head. Never before have record sto...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:00:50 PDT
DIY Cool Near Space Project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cool-Near-Space-Project/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:09:08 PDT
Wind Tube! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Tube/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:10:48 PDT
Glove-a-Trombone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-a-Trombone/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:04:59 PDT
Cheap and Easy Lab Agitator / Shaker (Great for PCBs too!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Lab-Agitator-Shaker-Great-for-PCBs-/
Cheap and Easy Lab Agitator / Shaker (Great for PCBs too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HTV9/I8J9U1U0/FR7HTV9I8J9U1U0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HTV9/I8J9U1U0/FR7HTV9I8J9U1U0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HTV9/I8J9U1U0/FR7HTV9I8J9U1U0.SMALL.jpg jgroner EDIT 4/16/15: I switched power supplies to a 5 Volt, 1/2 Amp with a USB adapter. This slows down the agitation motion to a more tolerable level and allows me to plug it into my PC to power it as well! See updated video above.I am a die hard home brewer. As such, I have also become quite the nerd ab...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:44:57 PDT
DIY hydrogen generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hydrogen-generator/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:21:49 PDT
DIY Interferometer: Prove Einstein Wrong in 20 Minutes! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Interferometer-Prove-Einstein-Wrong-in-20-Minu/
DIY Interferometer: Prove Einstein Wrong in 20 Minutes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/WFRR/I7IVUGHI/F9OWFRRI7IVUGHI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/WFRR/I7IVUGHI/F9OWFRRI7IVUGHI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/WFRR/I7IVUGHI/F9OWFRRI7IVUGHI.SMALL.jpg DrewPaulDesigns What is light? Is it a particle or is it a wave? What an imprudent question! As we know, these are not mutually exclusive characteristics. “Particle” describes the composition of a substance and “wave” describes the motion of it. Right? But…, wait…, so…, that still doesn’t answer the questio...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:00:22 PDT
THERMAL ENERGY MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/THERMAL-ENERGY-MACHINE/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:17:20 PDT
DIY solar cell from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-cell-from-scratch/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:38:31 PST
Solar Panel Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Rover/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 02:52:45 PST
Homemade liquid nitrogen generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-liquid-nitrogen-generator/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:20:29 PDT
How To: Get an Egg Through a Bottleneck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-an-Egg-Through-a-Bottleneck/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 18:02:14 PDT
Copper Plating http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Plating-2/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:50:38 PDT
littleBits Sample Rotator http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Sample-Rotator/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
Portable Laminar Flow Hood http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Laminar-Flow-Hood/
Portable Laminar Flow Hood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/OIJ1/HP7QN12B/FPHOIJ1HP7QN12B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/OIJ1/HP7QN12B/FPHOIJ1HP7QN12B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/OIJ1/HP7QN12B/FPHOIJ1HP7QN12B.SMALL.jpg antoniraj My interest in Mycology and Tissue culture started long back which led me to collect few laboratory equipment like Petri dishes, test tubes, weighing equipment, measuring glasses and also chemicals like Hydrogen Peroxide, Agar-agar and Potassium Permanganate. One equipment I wanted most but beyond ...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 07:20:50 PST
Homemade clay refrigerator - BEING ECOFRIENDLY ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-clay-refrigerator-BEING-ECOFRIENDLY-/
Homemade clay refrigerator - BEING ECOFRIENDLY ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F67/I66Z/HNXRU0S7/F67I66ZHNXRU0S7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F67/I66Z/HNXRU0S7/F67I66ZHNXRU0S7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F67/I66Z/HNXRU0S7/F67I66ZHNXRU0S7.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hi, I am Sahas Chitlange , aging 14 , from India . Here's my new innovation on fridge from clay. Its very easy and cheap to build and very cheap. In india the cost is about  Rs. 300 only. The project's principle is based on evaporation. you can take this system for camping where you need a fridge to...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 05:23:48 PST
Build a Fire Tornado! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fire-Tornado/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 09:59:59 PST
OpenFuge http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenFuge/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:11:39 PDT
Prosthetics Modification for Pain Relief of Pressure Points http://www.instructables.com/id/Prosthetics-Modification-for-Pain-Relief-of-Pressu/
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 08:37:34 PDT
Tornado Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tornado-Machine/
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:34:09 PST
Hover Sled 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hover-Sled-10/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 11:57:49 PDT
5 Minute DIY Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-DIY-Motor/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 19:43:57 PST