Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:02:13 PST BLOX v1.01 Speedbreaker Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Speedbreaker-Power/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:14:34 PST
How to make a Cloud Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cloud-Chamber/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:28 PST
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
Microgrid! The backyard pneumatic grid project http://www.instructables.com/id/Microgrid-The-backyard-pneumatic-grid-project/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:47:53 PST
What's the Cost to Cook a Hot Dog? http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-the-Cost-to-Cook-a-Hot-Dog/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:17:57 PST
Scientific Research High Altitude Balloon for Fun and Profit http://www.instructables.com/id/Scientific-Research-High-Altitude-Balloon-for-Fun-/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:52:42 PST
How to acselerate to the speed of light (theroeticaly) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-acselerate-to-the-speed-of-light-theroetica/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:53:53 PST
Growing Rock Candy In Only a Few Hours!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Rock-Candy-In-Only-a-Few-Hours/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:20:09 PST
Create the Arduino driven LED growbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-fully-automated-LED-growbox/
Create the Arduino driven LED growbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/8R8T/FV4LSLGG/FR08R8TFV4LSLGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/8R8T/FV4LSLGG/FR08R8TFV4LSLGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/8R8T/FV4LSLGG/FR08R8TFV4LSLGG.SMALL.jpg cpo A while ago, I noticed many people using the Arduino controller for all sorts of home projects. I knew I just *had* to have one.After I received it through the mail and exploring its possibilities, it struck me that this would make it possible to make a (more or less) self-supporting closed greenhou...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 02:14:54 PDT
Air Trajectory for Science Olympiad http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Trajectory-for-Science-Olympiad/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 11:10:21 PST
Paper aeroplane wind tunnel http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-aeroplane-wind-tunnel/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:19:44 PST
How to build a Cloud Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Cloud-Chamber/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 05:51:24 PST
Hero's Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Heros-Engine/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:48:19 PST
Perpetual Motion Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Motion-Machine-1/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:58:07 PST
Grow Amazing Crystals in Just Hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Amazing-Crystals-in-Just-Hours/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:06:07 PST
Coil Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Coil-Gun-1/
Coil Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YGVQ/I4VQML4C/FMTYGVQI4VQML4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YGVQ/I4VQML4C/FMTYGVQI4VQML4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YGVQ/I4VQML4C/FMTYGVQI4VQML4C.SMALL.jpg kennethanddivya OverviewThis is a guide to create a functioning coilgun. The purpose of the gun is to accelerate a projectile at high speed. The gun consists of coil wire to perform as a electromagnet which serves as a type of motor to shoot the intended small object. The coils receive charge from the capacitor to ...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:09:12 PST
How to Document your Busy Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Document-your-Busy-Bees/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:12:30 PST
Making an ElectroMagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-ElectroMagnet/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:55:14 PST
Cycle Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-Phone-Charger/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:19:35 PST
Removing Permanent Marker a Cinch with Hand Sanitizer..? Or Isopropanol... http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Permanent-Marker-a-Cinch-with-Hand-Saniti/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CWFS/HSE92VOX/FTXCWFSHSE92VOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CWFS/HSE92VOX/FTXCWFSHSE92VOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CWFS/HSE92VOX/FTXCWFSHSE92VOX.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan Can you use Isopropyl Alcohol or even modest Hand Sanitizer to remove, Permanent Marker..? The answer is a big, fat Yes!! Either one of these will do an amazing job of removing Permanent Marker from just about anything!! Don't believe me..? Watch this video and be Amazed!! Still if not, try it for ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 23:00:04 PST
Proof Of Concept Valveless Air Canon http://www.instructables.com/id/Proof-Of-Concept-Valveless-Air-Canon/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2009 11:54:31 PST
Play with glowing neurons? A novel framework for interactive neuron simulation in hardware. http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-glowing-neurons-A-novel-framework-for-in/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:10:35 PST
Eco-Column http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Column/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:08:21 PST
Pinhole Camera Explained http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Camera-Explained/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 04:43:24 PST
Crystal Growth Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Growth-Project/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:29:43 PST
Seismometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Seismometer/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:56:47 PST
How to Make a Model Volcano Erupt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Model-Volcano-Erupt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/M5NE/GGK20ODB/FX7M5NEGGK20ODB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/M5NE/GGK20ODB/FX7M5NEGGK20ODB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/M5NE/GGK20ODB/FX7M5NEGGK20ODB.SMALL.jpg elenwaren Model volcanoes are a staple of student science fairs. They can also be a lot of fun for a summer family project. Making a model volcano erupt is a simple process. This article will tell you how to make a model volcano erupt. Difficulty: Easy ...
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 23:13:18 PST
Make a simple hygrometer for 0$ !! (great for your childrens!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-hygrometer-for-0-great-for-your-chil/
Make a simple hygrometer for 0$ !! (great for your childrens!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 Since I posted my last instructable about simple science (you can check it out here) it get 41,501 views, so I decided to post another one. And today you will learn how to make a simple hygrometer, Another project that is fun to make with kids, and it is educational as well. If you're curious about...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:26:47 PDT
Mini Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Electric-Motor/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:17:32 PDT
DIY Oil Pollution Testing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Oil-Pollution-Testing/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:35:08 PDT
Science Fair: Bored No More http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Fair-Bored-No-More/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:09:35 PDT
Making Pine Rosin http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Pine-Rosin/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:44:55 PDT
Make Your Own Never Wet/Ultra Ever Dry (Hydrophobic Coating) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Never-WetUltra-Ever-Dry-Hydrophobic-/
Make Your Own Never Wet/Ultra Ever Dry (Hydrophobic Coating) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LY71/I12KHACG/FK6LY71I12KHACG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LY71/I12KHACG/FK6LY71I12KHACG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LY71/I12KHACG/FK6LY71I12KHACG.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This is an easy way to make a hydrophobic coating from products that have been available for decades. It works great!Cyclopentasiloxane is the component of antiperspirant that functions as the hydrophobic element to this project. While not quite as hydrophobic the commercial coatings like Never Wet ...
By: NightHawkInLight

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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:23:54 PDT
Basic Earth Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Earth-Battery/
Basic Earth Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/SR9E/I13EBFUI/FCZSR9EI13EBFUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/SR9E/I13EBFUI/FCZSR9EI13EBFUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/SR9E/I13EBFUI/FCZSR9EI13EBFUI.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 I saw the Earth Battery and decided to make my own to try it as I like to make things and see stuff working. Here is my experience in making it with many intentions for improvements and updates soon. This is very basic and straight forward project.I consider it as a proof of concept for me. Note :Th...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:56:20 PDT
Easy $3 ferrofluid and other explorations with magnetic slime http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-ferrofluid-and-other-explorations-with-magn/
Easy $3 ferrofluid and other explorations with magnetic slime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/T7IU/I0YG3G5E/FHTT7IUI0YG3G5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/T7IU/I0YG3G5E/FHTT7IUI0YG3G5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/T7IU/I0YG3G5E/FHTT7IUI0YG3G5E.SMALL.jpg jill20 Our DIY class has been struggling with oogoo, but a comment on the oogoo instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-O...inspired us to try adding iron oxide and from there, a stray comment about adding iron oxide to silly putty left me thinking about magnetism in plastics and non-...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:36:18 PDT
Rat Skull - Cleaning, Preserving and Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Rat-Skull-Taxidermy-and-Display/
Rat Skull - Cleaning, Preserving and Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/494O/I0VOXU50/FMO494OI0VOXU50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/494O/I0VOXU50/FMO494OI0VOXU50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/494O/I0VOXU50/FMO494OI0VOXU50.SMALL.jpg blooming_fern Imagine, you were lucky enough to find a dead animal's remains, all clean and nice. What's next? That's a great opportunity to learn something new and teach your kids! Pick it up, preserve it and make a beautiful conversation sparkler for your very own cabinet of curiosities. Find a dead animal G...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:36:16 PDT
3D Cell Model Project http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Cell-Model-and-SongPoem/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 12:53:29 PST
How to Wire Batteries in Series (or in Parallel) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wire-Batteries-in-Series-or-in-Parallel/
How to Wire Batteries in Series (or in Parallel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/OE3I/FX23VN6W/F6QOE3IFX23VN6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/OE3I/FX23VN6W/F6QOE3IFX23VN6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/OE3I/FX23VN6W/F6QOE3IFX23VN6W.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Get the power you need from the power you have by wiring together different power sources to get the voltage or the current to drive your project.This is a simple insructable which will graphically demonstrate how to wire multiple power sources together to get the voltage and current you need for yo...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 22:54:13 PDT
Acoustic Suspension Of Water Droplets http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Suspension-Of-Water-Droplets/
Acoustic Suspension Of Water Droplets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DDAS/I0ENLOWV/FY8DDASI0ENLOWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DDAS/I0ENLOWV/FY8DDASI0ENLOWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DDAS/I0ENLOWV/FY8DDASI0ENLOWV.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight Water drops can be suspended on a liquid surface indefinitely by using acoustic vibrations to prevent the surfaces from merging. I used fairly simple parts for this project. The most expensive item is a stereo amplifier, but they are a common find in resale shops for under $10. I found mine for $6. ...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:35:09 PDT
Physics : Learn Physics the fastest way http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction_6/
Physics : Learn Physics the fastest way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/6X3V/FSSIUXMX/F5H6X3VFSSIUXMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/6X3V/FSSIUXMX/F5H6X3VFSSIUXMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/6X3V/FSSIUXMX/F5H6X3VFSSIUXMX.SMALL.gif arylic Being a A+ student in Physics in my college didn't come from anywhere but my own strategy and hard work. During my basic physics classes i was bored and seemed a miss step in my career but then i found a easy way , a secret method actually to like, love and get the most in physics. So here i am to ...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 01:05:23 PDT
How to Convert Between base-10, Hexadecimal, and Binary http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-Between-base-10-Hexadecimal-and-B/
How to Convert Between base-10, Hexadecimal, and Binary - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/G57Y/FXK6ACQD/FP1G57YFXK6ACQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/G57Y/FXK6ACQD/FP1G57YFXK6ACQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/G57Y/FXK6ACQD/FP1G57YFXK6ACQD.SMALL.jpg nevdull There are 10 types of people in this world: Those who can read binary and those who can't. Many electronic and microcontroller projects require the use of a particular base numbering system, such as BCD on thumbwheel switches, hexadecimal (base-16) on hex encoders, and binary in shift registers and...
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Wed, 22 Sep 2010 10:35:49 PDT
How to catch micro-organisms! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-catch-micro-organisms/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:24:38 PDT
Plasma in a test tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-plasma/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 01:56:22 PDT
Small Wimshurst generator from cardboard and CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Wimshurst-generator-from-cardboard-and-CDs/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:21:18 PDT
Turn Copper Pennies into Silver and Gold [Chemistry Trick] http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Copper-Pennies-into-Silver-and-Gold-Chemistr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/BTMU/G9C6ZF01/FEYBTMUG9C6ZF01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/BTMU/G9C6ZF01/FEYBTMUG9C6ZF01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/BTMU/G9C6ZF01/FEYBTMUG9C6ZF01.SMALL.jpg NurdRage In a display of alchemy we turn copper pennies into silver and finally to gold. Obviously it's a chemistry trick but still impressive. First we get 30g of zinc sulfate and dissolve it into 100mL of water. Zinc sulfate was made back in our video on making a copper sulfate and zinc battery: http://...
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Thu, 20 May 2010 20:16:04 PDT
Milk + Soap = Awesome Reaction http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Soap-Awesome-Reaction/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:26:17 PDT
Awesome, Permanent Bubbles From A CD or DVD..? http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Permanent-Bubbles-From-A-CD-or-DVD/
Awesome, Permanent Bubbles From A CD or DVD..? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/TYHC/HXZN8C7W/FDLTYHCHXZN8C7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/TYHC/HXZN8C7W/FDLTYHCHXZN8C7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/TYHC/HXZN8C7W/FDLTYHCHXZN8C7W.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan In this video I show how to blow Permanent bubbles using an old Cd or DVD all you'll need for this is: 1. A CD Or DVD 2. A lighter 3. Scissors, a Knife, or a Razor Blade And that's it, in the video I show you how to separate the two layers on the CD or DVD, heating it up, and actually blowing the ...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:01:11 PDT
High voltage car ignition coil project http://www.instructables.com/id/High-voltage-car-ignition-coil-project/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:03:53 PDT
Kitemapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitemapping/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:26 PDT
RC Eagle for Bird photography http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Eagle-for-Bird-photography/
RC Eagle for Bird photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/UQ5W/HX8HSXA5/FOGUQ5WHX8HSXA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/UQ5W/HX8HSXA5/FOGUQ5WHX8HSXA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/UQ5W/HX8HSXA5/FOGUQ5WHX8HSXA5.SMALL.jpg fairaj This is a project for intermediate RC builders and flyers.The RC Eagle is constructed from the included pdf plans .It flies on three channels: ailerons, throttle and elevator.Powered by a 1300 Mah Lithium Polymer Battery flight times are around 15 mins on full throttle and exceed 20 mins if flown on...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 15:40:25 PDT