Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:39:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Solar Boat Kit :: KidWind Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Boat-Kit-KidWind-Project/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 14:46:49 PDT
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
3D periodic table http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Periodic-Table/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:21:37 PST
Simple Science: Burn Steel Wool http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Science-Burn-Steel-Wool/
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Thu, 25 Nov 2010 19:04:16 PST
Make an Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Electric-Motor/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:31:21 PST
Hoverboard / Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoverboard-Hovercraft/
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Sat, 5 May 2012 10:03:11 PDT
Make a basic electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-basic-electromagnet./
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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:06:50 PST
How Not to Build A Valved Pop-Pop Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Not-to-Build-A-Valved-Pop-Pop-Boat/
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 14:55:34 PST
How to get 100KV out of your flyback!!! VERY SIMPLE SETUP http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-100KV-out-of-your-flyback-VERY-SIMPL/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 15:39:01 PST
A Way to Cover Powerful Neodymium Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Way-to-Cover-Powerful-Neodymium-Magnets/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2007 20:08:15 PDT
Thermoelectric Generator Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Generator-Project/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:38:21 PDT
30 second labcoat! http://www.instructables.com/id/30-second-labcoat!/
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Tue, 9 Oct 2007 20:12:19 PDT
How to make a Van De Graaff generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Van-De-Graaff-Generator/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:56:12 PST
how to build a maglev train http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-maglev-train/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 19:04:22 PST
Super Simple Electrocardiogram (ECG) Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Electrocardiogram-ECG-Circuit/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 08:28:01 PST
DIY Make Light Bulb Smart Phone Projector At Home Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-Light-Bulb-Smart-Phone-Projector-at-Home-/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 09:34:27 PDT
How To Dust For Fingerprints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Dust-For-Fingerprints/
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Tue, 26 May 2009 14:52:03 PDT
World's Simplest Electric Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simplest-Electric-Train/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 09:53:18 PDT
How to make metallic sodium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-metallic-sodium/
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 06:41:39 PDT
DIY FerroFluid and Play With It http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FerroFluid-and-Play-With-It/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 23:22:27 PDT
How to install lollipop on any android Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-lollipop-on-any-android-Phone/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 05:25:04 PDT
Where to find LED lights... (Not In Shops) http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-to-find-LED-lights-Not-In-Shops/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 11:59:49 PDT
ECG on your laptop! http://www.instructables.com/id/ECG-on-your-laptop/
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Sat, 1 May 2010 12:52:18 PDT
Steps to Analyzing a Material's Properties from its Stress/Strain Curve http://www.instructables.com/id/Steps-to-Analyzing-a-Materials-Properties-from-its/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 14:52:23 PST
Volume of a Cylinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Volume-of-a-cylinder-1/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2009 19:28:08 PST
DIY Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Telescope/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:54:41 PDT
Science Experiments With Eggs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Experiments-With-Eggs/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 18:02:17 PDT
Electronics Projects: Constant Current Power Supply using Pulse Width Modulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Projects-Constant-Current-Power-Suppl/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 14:34:01 PDT
Electricity Generating Kite! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Kite/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:09:03 PDT
How to Augmented Reality Tutorial: Virtual Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Augmented-Reality-Tutorial-Virtual-Buttons/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 11:26:42 PDT
Make a Super Bouncy Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Super-Bouncy-Ball/
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Wed, 9 Jan 2008 12:49:18 PST
Tesla radiant energy upgraded http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-radiant-enrgy-upgraded/
Tesla radiant energy upgraded - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/G9Y7/FJNELC2O/FLTG9Y7FJNELC2O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/G9Y7/FJNELC2O/FLTG9Y7FJNELC2O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/G9Y7/FJNELC2O/FLTG9Y7FJNELC2O.SMALL.jpg itsthatsguy A basic Tesla device made better from the one on instructables Info go ahead and make this device http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Mako-Energy/but you don't need the capacitor just yet, first let me explain why this device charges so slowly it takes both positive and negative charges and puts...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2008 22:43:48 PDT
How Dish Soap Works - Water Surface Tension Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Dish-Soap-Works-Water-Surface-Tension-Experime/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:18:45 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
Volume of a Sphere http://www.instructables.com/id/Volume-of-a-Sphere-2/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2009 21:29:21 PST
Water vortex (tornado) Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-vortex-tornado-Machine/
Water vortex (tornado) Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/29A8/GM9QL2N7/FV429A8GM9QL2N7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/29A8/GM9QL2N7/FV429A8GM9QL2N7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/29A8/GM9QL2N7/FV429A8GM9QL2N7.SMALL.jpg ixisuprflyixi I was interested in tornadoes and wanted to make a tornado machine but it was technically too difficult or not rewarding enough for my taste. Instead I built a number of water (tornado) machines and added LED's and such to them.  I have attached some videos from my youtube account and hope that you...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 19:03:24 PDT
How to make a motor fan http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-motor-fan/
How to make a motor fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/JEJC/HX7OXFL8/F0QJEJCHX7OXFL8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/JEJC/HX7OXFL8/F0QJEJCHX7OXFL8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/JEJC/HX7OXFL8/F0QJEJCHX7OXFL8.SMALL.jpg RukianElectronics Hey guys today I'll show you how to make a simple electronic fan using a dc motor a battery and a propeller.Really easy and cheap. First attach the motor to the battery with tape make sure its spinning if not turn the battery aroud its probably on the wrong polarity. Then put your propeller...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:54:29 PDT
How To Make A Homemade Electric Telegraph! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Homemade-Electric-Telegraph!/
How To Make A Homemade Electric Telegraph! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/RJWL/F9T3NIWS/F8CRJWLF9T3NIWS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/RJWL/F9T3NIWS/F8CRJWLF9T3NIWS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/RJWL/F9T3NIWS/F8CRJWLF9T3NIWS.SMALL.jpg johnnyrockstah Make a homemade electronic telegraph for sending morse code messages to family and friends. No soldering required. MATERIALS NEEDED:Two pieces of cardboard (5x7 inches)Two pieces of cardboard (2x4 inches)Duct tapeJumbo paper clipSciccorsThumbtackMini BuzzerRuler One short wireLight bulb from Christm...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2007 13:14:34 PST
easily make black powder using house hold items http://www.instructables.com/id/easily-make-black-powder-using-house-hold-items/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:14:43 PDT
THE GAUSSIAN RIFFLE http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-GAUSSIAN-RIFFLE-1/
THE GAUSSIAN RIFFLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/0KXQ/FZ8J3XD5/FA70KXQFZ8J3XD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/0KXQ/FZ8J3XD5/FA70KXQFZ8J3XD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/0KXQ/FZ8J3XD5/FA70KXQFZ8J3XD5.SMALL.jpg pratheepgoldy The electromagnetic riffle is a weaponry designed to fire ferrous projectiles with the help of high voltage currents discharged from a capacitor bank. It is a simple riffle designed to reduce the complexity and cost of bullets . The riffle is based on the concepts of electromagnetic levitation and m...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 13:34:22 PDT
Purifying Potassium Nitrate (KNO3) http://www.instructables.com/id/Purifying-Potassium-Nitrate-KNO3/
Purifying Potassium Nitrate (KNO3) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/DX3U/G9XBM4FU/FH8DX3UG9XBM4FU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/DX3U/G9XBM4FU/FH8DX3UG9XBM4FU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/DX3U/G9XBM4FU/FH8DX3UG9XBM4FU.SMALL.jpg YoungPyro19 Song: Battle Without Honor or Humanity by Tomoyasu Hotei    Procedures for purifying chemicals are being invented and re-invented all the time. Purification depends very much on the chemicals that are considered the “contamination”, and their properties compare to the chemical you are try...
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Thu, 3 Jun 2010 22:47:23 PDT
How to build a simple Plasma Rifle aka Electrothermal Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-Plasma-Rifle-aka-Electrother/
How to build a simple Plasma Rifle aka Electrothermal Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2SSQ/FCEIOK0E/FM82SSQFCEIOK0E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2SSQ/FCEIOK0E/FM82SSQFCEIOK0E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2SSQ/FCEIOK0E/FM82SSQFCEIOK0E.SMALL.jpg geckowil In this Instructable we will show you how to build a simple electrothermal rifle that can shoot bbs using the plasma burst from a capacitive discharge. This design is easily scalable. If you use a higher voltage or larger capacity power supply you will be able to fire the projectile faster. Using on...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 11:43:10 PST
Splitting Water the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Splitting-Water-the-Easy-Way/
Splitting Water the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Water, of course, is a big part of many great things: you, milkshakes, and water parks to name a few. Even though the ubiquitous liquid is transparent, there's more to see inside. While some molecular bonds last a lifetime, we can break these ones apart with a battery and some thumbtacks in a couple...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:04:02 PDT
Modeling a Distillation Tower in HYSYS http://www.instructables.com/id/Modeling-a-Distillation-Tower-in-HYSYS/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:45:25 PDT
Magnetic Stirrer w/ Hotplate for <$30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Stirrer-w-Hotplate-for-30/
Magnetic Stirrer w/ Hotplate for <$30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/35IT/FABDYSR0/FXC35ITFABDYSR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/35IT/FABDYSR0/FXC35ITFABDYSR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/35IT/FABDYSR0/FXC35ITFABDYSR0.SMALL.jpg icinnamon A magnetic stirrer with a hotplate allows you to mix and heat solutions with ease. These are commonly used in chemistry classrooms and cost upwards of $160! But I'll show you how to build one for less than $30. The Parts These are the required parts:Thermoelectric Cooler ($14.75)Power Supply (...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2007 02:40:35 PST
Simple Homopolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Homopolar-Motor/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:04:01 PDT
Easy Carbon Electrode http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Carbon-Electrode/
Easy Carbon Electrode - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/B04P/FV40B29Z/FWKB04PFV40B29Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/B04P/FV40B29Z/FWKB04PFV40B29Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/B04P/FV40B29Z/FWKB04PFV40B29Z.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Many alternative energy projects such as metal oxide batteries and microbial fuel cells call for a carbon electrode. The phrase alone is enough to stop most people dead in their tracks.This instructable shows how to make a very efficient, production grade carbon electrode for use in a variety of alt...
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Mon, 25 May 2009 14:12:09 PDT
SaturnV Vacuum Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/SaturnV-Vacuum-Rocket-Launcher/
SaturnV Vacuum Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/46FE/IRLQG4GF/F5Q46FEIRLQG4GF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/46FE/IRLQG4GF/F5Q46FEIRLQG4GF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/46FE/IRLQG4GF/F5Q46FEIRLQG4GF.SMALL.jpg KronBjorn This project uses vacuum to try and launch a model of the Saturn V rocket into space !It is is quite impressive to watch the forces involved, and guaranteed to impress anyone regardless of age. Firing one of these vacuum rockets, is an excellent way of understanding just how much one atmosphere of p...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 12:45:27 PDT
How to perform Interference and Diffraction at Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-Interference-and-Diffranction-at-Ho/
How to perform Interference and Diffraction at Home? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/LPD7/H4AGM5CE/FVVLPD7H4AGM5CE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/LPD7/H4AGM5CE/FVVLPD7H4AGM5CE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/LPD7/H4AGM5CE/FVVLPD7H4AGM5CE.SMALL.jpg direcac When I first learned about interference of light waves, I was feeling dizzy! And when I read about diffraction of light then I nearly fainted. Say why? Because in my whole life and even around us, we have never seen interference and diffraction. And kids and youths especially find a hard time ti ima...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 19:03:19 PDT
Dry Cell Electrolyser http://www.instructables.com/id/Dry-Cell-Electrolyser/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 06:48:57 PDT