Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:24:46 UTC BLOX v1.01 SIMPLE BUT PROFESSIONAL TELESCOPE FOR BEGINNER ASTRONOMERS http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-BUT-PROFESSIONAL-TELESCOPE-FOR-BEGINNER-AST/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:16:10 UTC
Make a Bump Key! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bump-Key/
Make a Bump Key! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/7WFR/HK483PM9/F5Z7WFRHK483PM9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/7WFR/HK483PM9/F5Z7WFRHK483PM9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/7WFR/HK483PM9/F5Z7WFRHK483PM9.SMALL.jpg rickosgood In this video I'll show you how you can make your own bump key using just a triangle file and a key blank!  You can use a bump key to open almost any lock that the key is designed to fit.  Be careful though... you can damage a lock this way!
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:32:11 UTC
Make A Breadboard Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Breadboard-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 06:11:39 UTC
Mental Math: Digital Root Extraction http://www.instructables.com/id/Mental-Math-Digital-Root-Extraction/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 16:56:37 UTC
Simple reciprocating pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-reciprocating-pump/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:36:41 UTC
Calculating a Hohmann Transfer http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-a-Hohmann-Transfer/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:43:31 UTC
Hologram from LCD Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Hologram-from-LCD-Projector/
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:08:17 UTC
Ferrocell, Magnetic Fields Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferrocell-Magnetic-Fields-Viewer/
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Sat, 3 Jun 2017 16:25:58 UTC
DIY Cathode Ray Tube: Interacting With Electrons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cathode-Ray-Tube-Interacting-With-Electrons/
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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 16:47:56 UTC
Send a camera to Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-a-camera-to-Space/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 10:48:05 UTC
Build a working fusion reactor model: the real life Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Arc-Reactor-a-Working-Fusion-Reactor-Mod/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 00:54:50 UTC
How to Set-up Gibson Ridge Level 2 Analyst Radar Software http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-up-Gibson-Ridge-Level-2-Analyst-Radar-S/
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Fri, 9 Jul 2010 03:21:21 UTC
Simple Ebb and Flow Hydroponic System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Ebb-and-Flow-Hydroponic-System/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 22:18:41 UTC
How to Make Solenoid Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Solenoid-Engine/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:09:19 UTC
NASA Image of the Day As Your Desktop! http://www.instructables.com/id/NASA-Image-of-the-Day-As-Your-Desktop/
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Sat, 20 May 2017 04:44:58 UTC
Schlieren Imaging: How to see air flow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Schlieren-Imaging-How-to-see-air-flow/
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:50:57 UTC
How to Repair a Cracked or Broken Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Cracked-or-Broken-Circuit-Board/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2009 10:20:09 UTC
BiPed robot V-3 http://www.instructables.com/id/BiPed-robot-V-3/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2008 21:46:55 UTC
Easy Elephants Toothpaste Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Elephants-Toothpaste-Experiment-1/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2009 18:10:20 UTC
Cómo hacer una mini turbina de aire comprimido http://www.instructables.com/id/Cómo-hacer-una-mini-turbina-de-aire-comprimido/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 18:15:29 UTC
THREE BOTTLES FOUNTAIN http://www.instructables.com/id/THREE-BOTTLE-FOUNTAIN/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:32:20 UTC
How to make Agar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Agar/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:21:18 UTC
Make a Rogowski coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Rogowski-coil/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2009 14:26:47 UTC
Construye un motor de Corriente Continua http://www.instructables.com/id/Construye-un-motor-de-Corriente-Continua/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2010 18:10:22 UTC
How to Balance Chemical Equations http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Balance-Chemical-Equations/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:54:04 UTC
Homemade Van De Graaff Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Van-De-Graaff-Generator/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 23:01:21 UTC
Cigar Box Stir Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Cigar-Box-Stir-Plate/
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 19:57:47 UTC
Tesla Coils for Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-Coils-for-Dummies/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 02:10:40 UTC
Old SLA Battery Recovery http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Sealed-Lead-Acid-Battery-Recovery/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 04:56:45 UTC
Simple Algae Home CO2 Scrubber - Part II Algae Cultures and Breeding http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Algae-Home-CO2-Scrubber-Part-II-Culturing/
Simple Algae Home CO2 Scrubber - Part II Algae Cultures and Breeding - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/XD9L/FRL5KVKM/FNKXD9LFRL5KVKM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/XD9L/FRL5KVKM/FNKXD9LFRL5KVKM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/XD9L/FRL5KVKM/FNKXD9LFRL5KVKM.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly In Part I we built a simple home CO2 scrubber using algae. I'm writing this instructable to demonstrate how to culture and cultivate algae using more or less laboratory style procedures but substituting some readily available items for more traditional laboratory glassware.I encourage you to experim...
By: egbertfitzwilly

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Sat, 28 Feb 2009 06:43:58 UTC
Cardboard Wind Tunnel http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Wind-Tunnel/
Cardboard Wind Tunnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/VDMM/GPZAC0NJ/F0QVDMMGPZAC0NJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/VDMM/GPZAC0NJ/F0QVDMMGPZAC0NJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/VDMM/GPZAC0NJ/F0QVDMMGPZAC0NJ.SMALL.jpg Goalieguy In this instructable, which happens to be my first, I will show you how to make a working wind tunnel using only a few easy-to-obtain materials. It only takes a few hours to make, and can generate high enough wind speeds to easily lift up a styrofoam airfoil. I built this to help me with my science ...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 03:03:09 UTC
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...
By: austiwawa

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 04:02:48 UTC
How to make a Pocket Sized Colloidal Silver Generator. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Pocket-Sized-Colloidal-Silver-Genera/
How to make a Pocket Sized Colloidal Silver Generator. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/Y0TD/FTDBN1M9/FL2Y0TDFTDBN1M9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/Y0TD/FTDBN1M9/FL2Y0TDFTDBN1M9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/Y0TD/FTDBN1M9/FL2Y0TDFTDBN1M9.SMALL.jpg strmrnnr First I would like to give a bit of material on colloidal silver, but due to the controversial nature of this substance, I am not allowed to state what is said about colloidal silver. Liability issues and the terms of service agreement. Thank You for pointing that out Kiteman. The only personal clai...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2009 16:29:05 UTC
Convert Centigrade to Fahrenheit mentally http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Centigrade-to-Fahrenheit-mentally/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 23:27:18 UTC
Homemade X-ray Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-built-X-ray-Source/
Homemade X-ray Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/X63S/HQSV2KCI/FQQX63SHQSV2KCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/X63S/HQSV2KCI/FQQX63SHQSV2KCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/X63S/HQSV2KCI/FQQX63SHQSV2KCI.SMALL.jpg SpectrHz DISCLAIMER!!!: This project can be EXTREMELY dangerous if you do not know what you are doing, in the case of this system, the x-rays are really the least of the problem, assuming you have something to protect yourself with. However a flyback transformer can give you a nasty shock that could even kil...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:12:10 UTC
Tesla's Candlestick: Wireless Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Teslas-Candlestick-Wireless-Electricity/
Tesla's Candlestick: Wireless Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q1J7/GW4S342E/FYFQ1J7GW4S342E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q1J7/GW4S342E/FYFQ1J7GW4S342E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q1J7/GW4S342E/FYFQ1J7GW4S342E.SMALL.jpg Mr. Apol Tesla coil Instructables are not uncommon--I've written one myself--but in the following Instructable I'd like to not only describe building a simple upright coil, but also suggest some easy ways to assemble Tesla system components. Sometimes the parts of a Tesla coil system are harder to get than...
By: Mr. Apol

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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:19:39 UTC
adapt a dial-up phone to a modern phone jack http://www.instructables.com/id/adapt-a-dial-up-phone-to-a-modern-phone-jack/
adapt a dial-up phone to a modern phone jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1SCH/FDIY301O/FUJ1SCHFDIY301O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1SCH/FDIY301O/FUJ1SCHFDIY301O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1SCH/FDIY301O/FUJ1SCHFDIY301O.SMALL.jpg tecno geek with this information, you'll be able to use an authentic dial-up phone in your house! cutting cut the male end off of a modern day phone cord. its really blurry cuz of the close up. wiring it up attach the wires as shown below (red-red yellow-yellow green-green) and leave the black one ha...
By: tecno geek

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Sun, 9 Mar 2008 02:05:11 UTC
How To Dissect A Frog http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Dissect-A-Frog/
How To Dissect A Frog - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/SLS6/GH8AAS0H/FITSLS6GH8AAS0H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/SLS6/GH8AAS0H/FITSLS6GH8AAS0H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/SLS6/GH8AAS0H/FITSLS6GH8AAS0H.SMALL.jpg jackthursby A video at http://youtu.be/yVguMzp25mU This Is less project and more a good working practice or operating procedure for the necrosis of a frog.  The frog depicted in this instructable (Xenopus laevis) is a pretty good muse as it has all the normal bells and or whistles, but in a larger format.  Whi...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 05:01:55 UTC
Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Sun-Tracking-Solar-Panel-With-A-Windup-Cl/
Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/NXEA/FX5571BZ/FE6NXEAFX5571BZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/NXEA/FX5571BZ/FE6NXEAFX5571BZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/NXEA/FX5571BZ/FE6NXEAFX5571BZ.SMALL.jpg shastalore I've just designed and built a homemade solar tracker than can be easily set to accurately align to the altitude of the sun (as it changes daily, with the seasons), and also faithfully track the sun, from sunrise to sunset. The tracking ability of the panel provides about 40% more power than a fixed...
By: shastalore

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Wed, 4 Feb 2009 06:11:04 UTC
Metal Etching - How to Make a Man's Visiting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Etching-How-to-Make-a-Mans-Visiting-Card/
Metal Etching - How to Make a Man's Visiting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNPS/J0WONMJK/F81UNPSJ0WONMJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNPS/J0WONMJK/F81UNPSJ0WONMJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNPS/J0WONMJK/F81UNPSJ0WONMJK.SMALL.jpg BonnF Making a visiting card.If we don’t go into details and speak in an easy way etching is transfer of images from paper to metal. Etching is: -chemical -electrolysis In this article I’ll tell you about electrolysis as more interesting faster and safer method of etching.Making everything with your hands...
By: BonnF

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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:18:53 UTC
How to make a steam distiller from a teapot and some plumbing parts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-steam-distiller-from-a-teapot-and-so/
How to make a steam distiller from a teapot and some plumbing parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/UF0I/FS8RCNTD/FSRUF0IFS8RCNTD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/UF0I/FS8RCNTD/FSRUF0IFS8RCNTD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/UF0I/FS8RCNTD/FSRUF0IFS8RCNTD.SMALL.jpg fearofsquirrels This doesn't work very well, feel free to try to improve or elaborate on the idea. I think I'm going to get started on a copper based model next weekend.Why would you need a steam distiller?-Steam distillation is the main method of separating essential or volatile oils from plant material, however c...
By: fearofsquirrels

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Sun, 15 Mar 2009 20:20:38 UTC
5 Cool Tricks Of Science At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Cool-Tricks-of-Science-at-Home/
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By: inspecter gadget

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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:42:10 UTC
6' f8 Newtonian with Sled Focuser on EQ mount http://www.instructables.com/id/6-f8-Newtonian-with-Sled-Focuser-on-EQ-mount/
6' f8 Newtonian with Sled Focuser on EQ mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/LI48/IEFZUMRK/FAILI48IEFZUMRK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/LI48/IEFZUMRK/FAILI48IEFZUMRK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/LI48/IEFZUMRK/FAILI48IEFZUMRK.SMALL.jpg Astrochef Here is a project of mine, an all-metal build of a 6" f8 telescope and mount. This scope was constructed from salvage, scrap and miscellaneous parts over last winter. This project is pretty far out there in terms of found parts, so I don't expect anyone to immediately set out to find identical parts...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 22:08:31 UTC
Classic Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Paper-Airplane-1/
Classic Paper Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/4BCO/FD80BZVT/FRD4BCOFD80BZVT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/4BCO/FD80BZVT/FRD4BCOFD80BZVT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/4BCO/FD80BZVT/FRD4BCOFD80BZVT.SMALL.jpg woofboy111 These are instructions for a classic paper airplane. It is very simple and easy to make, and I'm guessing most paper airplane builders already have experience with this design or a variation of this design. For those of you that are completely new to the concept of paper airplanes, where you fold ...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2008 23:59:34 UTC
How to clean a laser pointer lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-a-laser-pointer-lens/
How to clean a laser pointer lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/E4V6/FCEIJ3BZ/FMME4V6FCEIJ3BZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/E4V6/FCEIJ3BZ/FMME4V6FCEIJ3BZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/E4V6/FCEIJ3BZ/FMME4V6FCEIJ3BZ.SMALL.jpg grannybasher A very common problem with laser pointers and lasers in general that is easy to fix is dirty lens. I'll briefly explain the two safest and effective methods to clean laser pointer lens.The equipment used in these instructions areA Viper 95mW from Dragonlasers at http://www.dragonlasers.comA lenspen ...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2008 07:28:18 UTC
Electricity generated from 2 wires stuck into the ground or dirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-generated-from-2-wires-stuck-into-the-/
Electricity generated from 2 wires stuck into the ground or dirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GIL1/GLE1RQ64/FQKGIL1GLE1RQ64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GIL1/GLE1RQ64/FQKGIL1GLE1RQ64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GIL1/GLE1RQ64/FQKGIL1GLE1RQ64.SMALL.jpg crrdlx There simply must be a better way to generate electricity. Or, to produce energy in any form for that matter. I stuck two wires into the ground and they generated 0.8 volts (1/2 a normal battery). Why can't this be used on a practical level?   Electricity was generated: 1. with poles 2. - 4. wi...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 17:00:01 UTC
Large Bore Vacuum Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Bore-Vacuum-Cannon/
Large Bore Vacuum Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ANW3/IZYGG34F/FN0ANW3IZYGG34F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ANW3/IZYGG34F/FN0ANW3IZYGG34F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ANW3/IZYGG34F/FN0ANW3IZYGG34F.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight In this project I'll be building a 4 inch bore vacuum cannon. This sort of cannon can fire large projectiles at high speed, and requires no explosive fuel or compressed air tanks to do so. Instead, the weight of Earth's own atmosphere is the force responsible for accelerating the projectile. With a ...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 20:55:27 UTC
How to make a Plastic Bottle Barometer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Plastic-Bottle-Barometer/
How to make a Plastic Bottle Barometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/48IE/G0AMK0O7/FST48IEG0AMK0O7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/48IE/G0AMK0O7/FST48IEG0AMK0O7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/48IE/G0AMK0O7/FST48IEG0AMK0O7.SMALL.jpg tmross4 This is an easy project and would make a great science experiment. Using a vacuum inside a plastic bottle with water in it, you can observe the changing air pressure with this simple barometer. Please note, this type of barometer only allows you to see if the air pressure is high or low. Supplies ...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2009 16:21:16 UTC
REAL Ghost Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/REAL-Ghost-Detector/
REAL Ghost Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EIPM/IFCDE4B8/FXREIPMIFCDE4B8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EIPM/IFCDE4B8/FXREIPMIFCDE4B8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EIPM/IFCDE4B8/FXREIPMIFCDE4B8.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 I don't believe in supernatural things but after reading too many books and articles about the reality of ghost I came to know that ghost are not like they appear in horror movies! but actually it is a form of energy that gets converted after we die.As we know that energy can neither be made nor be ...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 12:17:58 UTC
Creating Satellite Imagery - Landsat http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Satellite-Imagery-Landsat/
Creating Satellite Imagery - Landsat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SMALL.jpg rjc287 IntroductionCreating satellite imagery is quite easy and really a lot of fun. You can see the world in a completely different way. Not to mention, some of those images make for a great desktop background! :)In this tutorial, we're going to focus on imagery from Landsat 8, a NASA (National Aeronaut...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:30:58 UTC