Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 13:15:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Free Energy from Thin Air! http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Energy-From-Thin-Air/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 03:21:51 PDT
EMP Generator Schematic http://www.instructables.com/id/EMP-Generator-Schematic/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:14:33 PST
Preparing your own thin layer chromatography plates (and then using them) http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-your-own-thin-layer-chromatography-plate/
Preparing your own thin layer chromatography plates (and then using them) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/46WE/F4S6BR39/FWZ46WEF4S6BR39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/46WE/F4S6BR39/FWZ46WEF4S6BR39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/46WE/F4S6BR39/FWZ46WEF4S6BR39.SMALL.jpg allanf0 Chromatography is a widely used technique in both analytical and preparative chemistry. It was first made practical by Tsvet for the separation of chlorophylls but has since been expanded into a huge field of study with a wide range of instruments and techniques. Fundamentally, however, the princi...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 21:47:07 PDT
CNC G-Code Interpreter using Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-G-Code-Interpreter-using-Processing/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2009 23:17:56 PDT
How to make conductive play dough. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-conductive-play-dough/
How to make conductive play dough. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SMALL.jpg furrysalamander All credits go to the people over at the squishy circuits website. I was on hackaday earlier this year and I found an article on squishy circuits.  I thought making circuits from play dough sounded like a very interesting idea.  I did some research into it and it seemed simple enough; different ing...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:07:59 PST
A Simple Introduction to Transistors and PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Introduction-to-Transistors-and-PWM-Puls/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 16:44:02 PDT
Make a Glow Stick Reaction Using Real Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glow-Stick-Reaction-Using-Real-Chemicals/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 22:12:58 PDT
How to measure the speed of sound with two lumps of wood ... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-measure-the-speed-of-sound-with-two-lumps-o/
How to measure the speed of sound with two lumps of wood ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/6SLJ/F2FRVL3Z/F8U6SLJF2FRVL3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/6SLJ/F2FRVL3Z/F8U6SLJF2FRVL3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/6SLJ/F2FRVL3Z/F8U6SLJF2FRVL3Z.SMALL.jpg Kiteman ... a stop watch and a convenient wall. The idea Speed is how far something travels in a known time speed = distance / time.In everyday life, speed is generally measured in either miles per hour (or kilometres per hour; most of the world is metric). Higher speeds, especially in a scientific or ...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2007 15:34:52 PDT
DIY Erupting Volcano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Erupting-Volcano/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:00:45 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
How to: Resonant Microwave Oven Transformer High Voltage Supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Resonant-MOT-Stack/
How to: Resonant Microwave Oven Transformer High Voltage Supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/68RZ/G5KP9U7G/F1N68RZG5KP9U7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/68RZ/G5KP9U7G/F1N68RZG5KP9U7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/68RZ/G5KP9U7G/F1N68RZG5KP9U7G.SMALL.jpg HazzWold1993 Okay first of all i feel i should give a little disclaimer. Microwave oven transformers are indeed LETHAL the current and voltage that they put out is more then enough to kill you, the voltage and current they run off will quite happily kill YOU! Microwave oven capacitors Hold a strong charge for qu...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 03:12:38 PST
Digital Frequency Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Frequency-Counter/
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 21:37:45 PDT
Very Quick rust http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Quick-rust/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2009 19:13:55 PDT
Things That Will Glow In Black(UV) Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-That-Will-Glow-In-BlackUV-Light/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:53:18 PDT
How to Make Phosphorescent "Glow in the Dark" Powder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Phosphorescent-Glow-in-the-Dark-Powd/
How to Make Phosphorescent "Glow in the Dark" Powder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SMALL.jpg NurdRage How to make phosphorescent glow in the dark powder. Also known as luminescent, photoluminescent or simply glow powder. Warning: This experiment uses mildly toxic chemicals, wear gloves when handling them. In addition, the combustion reaction must be performed outside or in a fume-hood due to the res...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:51:36 PST
Square 2+ Digit Numbers Mentally http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-2-Digit-Numbers-Mentally/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2008 00:06:04 PDT
My Tesla's radiant energy collector (open project) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Teslas-radiant-energy-collector-open-project/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 02:02:06 PDT
How to Make some Charcoal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-some-Charcoal/
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Tue, 13 Mar 2007 19:18:37 PDT
HOW TO MAKE A FAKE SNOW http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-A-FAKE-SNOW/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2009 01:10:14 PST
Decomposition of Hydrogen peroxide by Potassium permanganate http://www.instructables.com/id/Decomposition-of-Hydrogen-peroxide-by-Potassium-pe/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2009 03:48:29 PDT
Make Copper Sulfate from Copper and Sulfuric acid (3 ways) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Copper-Sulfate-from-Copper-and-Sulfuric-acid-/
Make Copper Sulfate from Copper and Sulfuric acid (3 ways) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SMALL.jpg NurdRage We make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid using two chemical methods and one electrochemical method.Copper does not directly react with sulfuric acid so some form of oxidant is needed. Hydrogen peroxide and nitric acid are excellent oxidants and the first two methods demonstrate this. The...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2009 19:52:26 PDT
Make Lye From Salt and Gelatin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Lye-From-Salt-and-Gelatin/
Make Lye From Salt and Gelatin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/EZPG/GB5HE1XD/F2AEZPGGB5HE1XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/EZPG/GB5HE1XD/F2AEZPGGB5HE1XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/EZPG/GB5HE1XD/F2AEZPGGB5HE1XD.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Granny's gone and so is her box of ashes for making lye. Here's a modern technique to make high quality lye (Sodium Hydroxide) at home for any number of reasons, including soap making. We'll be using an electrochemical process called electrolysis in a two chamber apparatus. In one chamber we will p...
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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 21:32:58 PDT
Make Potassium Chlorate from Bleach http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Potassium-Chlorate-from-Bleach/
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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 19:09:01 PDT
Diamagnetic Levitation Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Diamagnetic-Levitation-Experiment/
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Sun, 25 Feb 2007 11:17:12 PST
How to: High current Microwave oven Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-High-current-Microwave-oven-Transformer/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2010 01:26:11 PST
MICROWAVE RADIATION http://www.instructables.com/id/MICROWAVE-RADIATION/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:57:55 PDT
Distill Hydrogen Peroxide http://www.instructables.com/id/Distill-Hydrogen-Peroxide/
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Mon, 26 May 2008 14:01:39 PDT
Determine how magnetic field varies with distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Evaluate-magnetic-field-variation-with-distance/
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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:02:17 PST
How to Create and Format a Titration Curve in Excel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-and-Format-a-Titration-Curve/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 20:40:58 PDT
Homemade gunpowder http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-gunpowder/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:04 PDT
Elastic power car http://www.instructables.com/id/Elastic-power-car/
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Thu, 1 Jul 2010 08:56:27 PDT
Alcohol Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Burner/
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Sat, 26 May 2007 18:35:22 PDT
Collecting Hydrogen and Oxygen http://www.instructables.com/id/Collecting-Hydrogen-and-Oxygen/
Collecting Hydrogen and Oxygen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/4Y6E/F04FMXA0/FLI4Y6EF04FMXA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/4Y6E/F04FMXA0/FLI4Y6EF04FMXA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/4Y6E/F04FMXA0/FLI4Y6EF04FMXA0.SMALL.jpg ferroucious In this instructable I'll give you a simple way to collect Hydrogen gas and if you want also, to collect Oxygen. Depending on the voltage and current that you use for the project this could be hazardous. I used a 14.4 volt power drill battery pack for the process but don't recommend it, I only used ...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2007 23:22:21 PDT
High voltage ignition coil supply http://www.instructables.com/id/High-voltage-ignition-coil-supply/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2009 13:08:36 PST
Model rocket recovery wadding http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-rocket-recovery-wadding/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2009 21:10:51 PST
How to Grow Salt Crystals! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Salt-Crystals/
How to Grow Salt Crystals! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/KXOK/ILQTH7DY/FTCKXOKILQTH7DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/KXOK/ILQTH7DY/FTCKXOKILQTH7DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/KXOK/ILQTH7DY/FTCKXOKILQTH7DY.SMALL.jpg AmyKarle Growing salt crystals on objects to make interesting art forms or for a simple science experiment is easy and fun! Here I'll share how to grow crystals on 3D printed lattices and structures, but you can grow crystals on most anything you can imagine... or just on themselves.This process is easy and...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 18:37:45 PST
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-easy/
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SMALL.jpg paultnylund Let me know if you need any help building one of your own. My name is Paul Nylund, and my partner on the project was Marcia Rojas if you need to cite this. Blueprint: http://goo.gl/Z3Nuf During our testing, we occasionally saw spikes of up to 6 volts while adjusting the apparatus. We were not able...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:57:30 PDT
Grasping Gravitational Waves: Augmented Reality Robots teach physics fundamentals to children and adults alike http://www.instructables.com/id/Grasping-Gravitational-Waves-Augmented-Reality-Rob/
Grasping Gravitational Waves: Augmented Reality Robots teach physics fundamentals to children and adults alike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EI2V/ILA1A8FC/FMBEI2VILA1A8FC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EI2V/ILA1A8FC/FMBEI2VILA1A8FC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EI2V/ILA1A8FC/FMBEI2VILA1A8FC.SMALL.gif SteveMann Make invisible gravitational waves, radio waves, sound waves, etc., graspable and more comprehensible with AR (Augmented Reality) robotics using a simple device I invented at the age of 12, in 1974. This device is so simple that a child can build it, yet by combining it with robotics, it can provid...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 20:39:54 PST
How to make a rubber egg. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-rubber-egg/
How to make a rubber egg. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/GXXJ/FVO9RGFY/FZAGXXJFVO9RGFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/GXXJ/FVO9RGFY/FZAGXXJFVO9RGFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/GXXJ/FVO9RGFY/FZAGXXJFVO9RGFY.SMALL.jpg GameGuy95 This is one of my rubber eggs it actually feels like rubber and, I put food coloring to make it green. step 1: Ingredients You need 1 egg, vinegar, 1 cup, and food coloring(optional). Step 2: the mixture Put the egg in the cup then pour in the vinegar and food coloring if you have some Step...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2009 09:14:17 PDT
Paper Strandbeest Mk 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Strandbeest-Mk-2/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 20:09:55 PDT
A high-power LED torch using a single AA-battery http://www.instructables.com/id/A-high-power-LED-torch-using-a-single-AA-battery/
A high-power LED torch using a single AA-battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6T7I/FJLOR99W/F096T7IFJLOR99W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6T7I/FJLOR99W/F096T7IFJLOR99W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/6T7I/FJLOR99W/F096T7IFJLOR99W.SMALL.jpg qs This high-efficiency design can power LEDs at 100mA of current and is not much bigger than the battery that powers it. The unique circuit uses 2 commonly available transistors (BC327 and BC337) in an oscillator to boost the 1.2 or 1.5 volts from a rechargeable (nickel) or alkaline battery to the 3+ ...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 19:35:22 PDT
DIY Cleanroom http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cleanroom/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2008 18:57:30 PDT
Procedure for proving that a defined sequence converges http://www.instructables.com/id/Procedure-for-proving-that-a-defined-sequence-conv/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:16:36 PST
high voltage joule thief! http://www.instructables.com/id/high-voltage-joule-thief/
high voltage joule thief! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XJHH/FWYHVLU2/FQNXJHHFWYHVLU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XJHH/FWYHVLU2/FQNXJHHFWYHVLU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XJHH/FWYHVLU2/FQNXJHHFWYHVLU2.SMALL.jpg 12V this is how to make a high voltage joule thief!the ones i made were 90 and 180v but the more hv turns you do the higher the voltage(about 1v per turn)this circuit runs best @2.4v-3v Materials. you will need:toroid core(ferrite)2n3904(sometimes others work too)512ohom resistorwinding wire(0.15mm ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 09:09:45 PDT
El mejor avión de papel en el mundo. ¡El récord mundial de volar es de 102 metros! http://www.instructables.com/id/Los-mundos-mejor-avión-de-papel-El-récord-mundial-/
El mejor avión de papel en el mundo. ¡El récord mundial de volar es de 102 metros! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/6JJO/HT7ETFQD/FMA6JJOHT7ETFQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/6JJO/HT7ETFQD/FMA6JJOHT7ETFQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/6JJO/HT7ETFQD/FMA6JJOHT7ETFQD.SMALL.jpg struckbyanarrow Este avión de papel es mi favorito, y punto. Es impresionante, rápido, y vuela incréiblemente. Intenta lanzarlo de una estructura alta en tu parque infantil local. Pero ten en cuenta que es posible que no vuelvas a verlo otra vez. También este avión puede caber en cualquier bolsillo de manera muuuy ...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:20:51 PDT
Nitrocellulose http://www.instructables.com/id/Nitrocellulose/
Nitrocellulose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/O7BP/G4JV6WS5/FK2O7BPG4JV6WS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/O7BP/G4JV6WS5/FK2O7BPG4JV6WS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/O7BP/G4JV6WS5/FK2O7BPG4JV6WS5.SMALL.jpg Jaycub This instructable shows an easy way to make nitrocellulose (also known as gun cotton). Nitrocellulose is a fun compound that is safe to handle, burns very fast, and can be used in explosive mixtures like smokeless powder and APNC (acetone peroxide and nitrocellulose), and in fuses, rockets, whatever...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2010 09:11:18 PST
Build an antique style crystal radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-antique-style-crystal-radio/
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Tue, 28 Aug 2007 21:47:44 PDT
How to Make a Battery Out of Mud http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-Cheap-Soil-based-Microbial-Fuel-Cell/
How to Make a Battery Out of Mud - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/QM3I/GQO92IT6/FDWQM3IGQO92IT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/QM3I/GQO92IT6/FDWQM3IGQO92IT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/QM3I/GQO92IT6/FDWQM3IGQO92IT6.SMALL.jpg 20StoryLincoln While trying to make a microbial fuel cell apparently I stumbled upon how to make an Earth battery, which is something whose existence I really had no clue about until I made one. While the current it generates is pretty much non-existent I've found that several of these in series are capable of dim...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 09:28:31 PDT
How to make a clone in 6 easy steps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-clone-in-6-easy-steps/
How to make a clone in 6 easy steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/QGDW/FB7FPQDC/FOEQGDWFB7FPQDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/QGDW/FB7FPQDC/FOEQGDWFB7FPQDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/QGDW/FB7FPQDC/FOEQGDWFB7FPQDC.SMALL.jpg mverdo This instructable is for those who want a child of their own but dont have a partner. Materials Before beginning the cloneprocess, you need to have these materials: - Human cells,from the individual who will be cloned. - Media in which these human cells will grow and divide. (breeding oven) ...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2008 09:47:44 PST
Homemade Gelatin Plates For Growing Microorganisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Nutrient-Agar/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:04:05 PST