Instructables: exploring - technology - science http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:17:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wire Maze! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Maze/
Wire Maze! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you loved the game "Operation" as a kid, and want to continue on your path of supreme hand-eye coordination, give this buzzing electronics project a try. What's great is you can change the path every time, anywhere from novice post-bac medical school applicant to the manual dexterity of Dr. Octop...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:49:37 PDT
Astronomy: Hacking a Redlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Astronomy-Hacking-a-Redlight/
Astronomy: Hacking a Redlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/00AD/I8UV1Q2P/FGI00ADI8UV1Q2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/00AD/I8UV1Q2P/FGI00ADI8UV1Q2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/00AD/I8UV1Q2P/FGI00ADI8UV1Q2P.SMALL.jpg gravitino One of the most difficult parts of getting started in a new hobby is having the right equipment. Stargazing and amateur astronomy are particularly susceptible to sucking money out of you -- even modest equipment can be a drain on your funds. Fortunately, there is a strong DIY community in the amateu...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:50:28 PDT
Make an origami Pump upgrade it with a Tesla Check Valve mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-origami-Pump-upgrade-it-with-a-Tesla-Check/
Make an origami Pump upgrade it with a Tesla Check Valve mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/QDS5/I8YBHZ0X/F6GQDS5I8YBHZ0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/QDS5/I8YBHZ0X/F6GQDS5I8YBHZ0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/QDS5/I8YBHZ0X/F6GQDS5I8YBHZ0X.SMALL.jpg Dr Froggy StorylineHi everybody, I recently posted two instructables that actually fit together.The origami pump and the Tesla Check Valve mod. you can follow the corresponding link below:http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Pump-homem...http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Tesla-check...Both can be done...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:48:23 PDT
Make: A Tesla "check" Valve Mod. out of Foam clay! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Tesla-check-Valve-Mod-out-of-Foam-clay/
Make: A Tesla "check" Valve Mod. out of Foam clay! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0SPE/I8YBHIOM/FL60SPEI8YBHIOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0SPE/I8YBHIOM/FL60SPEI8YBHIOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0SPE/I8YBHIOM/FL60SPEI8YBHIOM.SMALL.jpg Dr Froggy StorylineHi everybody,another piece I recently tried to build myself by playing around with Tesla Valve Tesla Valve are kind of mechanical diode. Some people talk about the diodicity of the Tesla Valve.One interesting feature about this system: you can impose air flow in one direction.In fact a Tesl...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:50:53 PDT
Pinhole Eye Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Eye-Model/
Pinhole Eye Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Ahoy there, matey! Prepare to get kicked in the eyeballs with this wonder of a vision modification!The pinhole eye model is a great way to see how squids and octopus see the world, and you'll get a bit of a surprise looking through it. I often preface making this with my students as it revealing "th...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:22:32 PDT
Light Drum! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Drum/
Light Drum! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Light up your life! Opt in to this optic option with the most wonderful way to introduce kiddos (and adultos) to all of light's tricks. From refracting, diffracting, reflecting, diffusing, the light drum is just wonderful. This is one of our favorite projects for awesome science in the dark. What: L...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:06:22 PDT
Simplified Water Rockets - Elementary Science Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplified-Water-Rockets-Elementary-Science-Fun/
Simplified Water Rockets - Elementary Science Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/747M/I8VGL86J/FWN747MI8VGL86J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/747M/I8VGL86J/FWN747MI8VGL86J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/747M/I8VGL86J/FWN747MI8VGL86J.SMALL.jpg Maccay One of my favorite teaching subjects is science. However, many of the hands-on science projects are slanted towards the middle or high school grades. While the standards for elementary science are simplified as compared to middle or high school.Projects for 2nd-5th grade requires: too many material...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:11:24 PDT
Coanda effect - experiment, 3D printed model, explaination. http://www.instructables.com/id/Coanda-effect-experiment-3D-printed-model-explaina/
Coanda effect - experiment, 3D printed model, explaination. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 What bring me to write this instructable is pure accident.Few weeks ago, I was looking for tesla turbines over Youtube and found one little video that shows this effect. I got really interested. Just because I feel like sharing my knowledge, I am writing this information to you because like Albert E...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:04:28 PDT
Squid Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Squid-Dissection/
Squid Dissection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/I2IK/I8PQWTJH/FEUI2IKI8PQWTJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/I2IK/I8PQWTJH/FEUI2IKI8PQWTJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/I2IK/I8PQWTJH/FEUI2IKI8PQWTJH.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Squidward we go! Captivating the hearts of many starring in such worldwide venues as "Spongebob Squarepants" and all the oceans you've ever known, squid are truly amazing. There are over 300 species of these wonderful creatures, and being members of the cephalopod crew, they're also my favorite anim...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:43:48 PDT
Rubber Band Harmonica! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Harmonica/
Rubber Band Harmonica! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Make dulcet tones only a mother pigeon could love! With the rubber band harmonica, you can pick up a tune anywhere, and tune your harmonica with post-its to play any notes well in the mezzo-soprano range! This is a great introduction to vibrations, sound, and the effect on sound of string (jn this c...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:00:35 PDT
Glove-a-Trombone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-a-Trombone/
Glove-a-Trombone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/W7YA/I8MVZ3NL/FJ1W7YAI8MVZ3NL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/W7YA/I8MVZ3NL/FJ1W7YAI8MVZ3NL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/W7YA/I8MVZ3NL/FJ1W7YAI8MVZ3NL.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Whether you miss the sound of a flock of geese in the morning, a foghorn at night, an ensemble of car horns at daybreak, the Glove-a-Trombone can take care of all your audio needs. With an adjustable pitch, the glove-a-trombone is a great instrument to introduce people to pitch, frequency, wavelengt...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:04:59 PDT
Barebones High-Altitude Balloon Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Barebones-High-Altitude-Balloon-Cam/
Barebones High-Altitude Balloon Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/8CBN/I8LGP9LE/F9T8CBNI8LGP9LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/8CBN/I8LGP9LE/F9T8CBNI8LGP9LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/8CBN/I8LGP9LE/F9T8CBNI8LGP9LE.SMALL.jpg Ray Visser High-altitude ballooning, or HAB, involves sending a payload of cameras, scientific instruments, or other items on a journey into the stratosphere, strapped to a weather balloon. When the balloon bursts, a parachute brings the payload gently back down, where it (and your data/photos/freeze-dried foo...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:27:13 PDT
Giant Wave Model! http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Wave-Model/
Giant Wave Model! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GEB6/I8JA1O0A/F3EGEB6I8JA1O0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GEB6/I8JA1O0A/F3EGEB6I8JA1O0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GEB6/I8JA1O0A/F3EGEB6I8JA1O0A.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why hello there, I didn't see you waving! With your new gargantuan wave model, you'll never have to miss a wave again. Transverse, interference, standing waves, nodes, this lovely science giant has got it all. Put it up in a classroom, at a homemade science museum, or to wow your auntie at the next ...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:51:33 PDT
Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Garden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/N8C7/I8LGIV8O/FLVN8C7I8LGIV8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/N8C7/I8LGIV8O/FLVN8C7I8LGIV8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/N8C7/I8LGIV8O/FLVN8C7I8LGIV8O.SMALL.jpg abrymora A brief collections of the best garden automation projects, varying from the simplest ones to the complex projects controlling the environment entirely. Environment Control System Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden Smart Irrigation System the plant pot Indoor Automatic Plant Watering Sy...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:11:39 PDT
Fonderie http://www.instructables.com/id/Fonderie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/713J/I8K14UZ5/F2R713JI8K14UZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/713J/I8K14UZ5/F2R713JI8K14UZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/713J/I8K14UZ5/F2R713JI8K14UZ5.SMALL.jpg icare_ Fonderie Melt Aluminum With A Hole In The Ground Aluminium Casting Foundry Aluminium Foundry How to do a Vitrigraph pull -or- How to play with molten glass How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry Low Cost Aluminum Foundary Electric Furnace
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:22:54 PDT
Circuit Tiles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Tiles/
Circuit Tiles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab For all the wee Edisons and Teslas to be, circuit tiles are the best! These are a great way to introduce people to circuits in a fun, ridiculous, iterative way. This is great for just one person exploring or an entire class working together. And your collection can keep growing over time! It's like ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:29:11 PDT
RC Aircraft Thrust Stand Version 2 - Hack of a Kitchen Scale for only $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Aircraft-Thrust-Stand-Version-2-Hack-of-a-Kitch/
RC Aircraft Thrust Stand Version 2 - Hack of a Kitchen Scale for only $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JC7/I8FQXLO7/FKI3JC7I8FQXLO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JC7/I8FQXLO7/FKI3JC7I8FQXLO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JC7/I8FQXLO7/FKI3JC7I8FQXLO7.SMALL.jpg DM8 Using a standard kitchen scale purchased from amazon (Item # B00MN0NI90 or search for "DecoBros Digital Food Scale") for $10 and some 3D printed parts, you can make an RC Aircraft Thrust Stand to measure thrust produced across the operating range of an RC motor and prop combination. Using a standar...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 04:13:49 PDT
Strobe Goggles: your ticket to stardom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Strobe-Goggles/
Strobe Goggles: your ticket to stardom! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/I248/I8FQRERX/FRUI248I8FQRERX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/I248/I8FQRERX/FRUI248I8FQRERX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/I248/I8FQRERX/FRUI248I8FQRERX.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why wait for the club when you can make the whole world appear in strobe all the time? Strobe goggles can reverse water drops, make your auntie look fly at dancing, and even give you mild seizures / migraines if you're lucky!But seriously, these are a super fun way to make adjustable-rate strobe gog...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:43:52 PDT
eggshell for minor injuries http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-eggshell-for-minor-injuries/
eggshell for minor injuries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1P9U/I8CVYHEI/FW01P9UI8CVYHEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1P9U/I8CVYHEI/FW01P9UI8CVYHEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1P9U/I8CVYHEI/FW01P9UI8CVYHEI.SMALL.jpg dzikriyana Assalamualaikum wr.wbhello, i have a good experiment on eggshells for minor injuries bleed difficult to stop.why eggshell?directly to the basic theory that is easy to understand it, eggshell has protein and calcium, so if we use for minor injuries blood can coagulate and dry.how to use?1. First you ...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 23:27:53 PDT
Iodine Clock Reaction http://www.instructables.com/id/Iodine-Clock-Reaction/
Iodine Clock Reaction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/I2T8/I8BGMFF8/FKPI2T8I8BGMFF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/I2T8/I8BGMFF8/FKPI2T8I8BGMFF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/I2T8/I8BGMFF8/FKPI2T8I8BGMFF8.SMALL.jpg diybama Introduction:This black magic reaction is very funny, as the reaction is so quick you can see the colourless water will sudden turn black.Procedure:The following two solution are prepared separately and then mixed it together.Solution A: 0.38g sodium metabisulphite + 0.6g starch to 80ml waterSolutio...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20:48:06 PDT
Elasti-Bot: the posable wooden robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Elasti-Bot-the-posable-wooden-robot/
Elasti-Bot: the posable wooden robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/JC80/I8BGGZFI/FQZJC80I8BGGZFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/JC80/I8BGGZFI/FQZJC80I8BGGZFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/JC80/I8BGGZFI/FQZJC80I8BGGZFI.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you've been flossing nerdbots, they're about to get their motherboards rearranged by Elasti-Bot: the posable wooden robot who poses, dozes, and is in the know-ses. This gal/guy is a fully posable wood-bot based on a robot we love called CubeBot. Here at Oakland Toy Lab, we of course wanted to mak...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:02:39 PDT
Balance Bot Buddy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Balancing-Bot-Buddy/
Balance Bot Buddy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5SC2/I8BGHB11/FTT5SC2I8BGHB11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5SC2/I8BGHB11/FTT5SC2I8BGHB11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5SC2/I8BGHB11/FTT5SC2I8BGHB11.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Sometimes you just need a buddy to keep your whole life in balance, and this one's a quickie! And for the aspiring tight-rope walker, this bot is your new role model. Balancing on fingers, noses, ledges, this bot knows no balancing bounds. What: Balance Bot Time: ~ 5 minutes to make, 5 minutes to...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:40:15 PDT
hydraulic load lifter http://www.instructables.com/id/hydraulic-load-lifter/
hydraulic load lifter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9BBL/I8AU9JIY/FKJ9BBLI8AU9JIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9BBL/I8AU9JIY/FKJ9BBLI8AU9JIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9BBL/I8AU9JIY/FKJ9BBLI8AU9JIY.SMALL.jpg bhargav trivedi pure hydraulic model that can lift the load of various height and shape.chain mechanism is used to rotate the wheels.
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:16:01 PDT
Six leg hydraulically driven spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-leg-hydraulically-driven-spider/
Six leg hydraulically driven spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/7953/I88LNJY0/FNQ7953I88LNJY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/7953/I88LNJY0/FNQ7953I88LNJY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/7953/I88LNJY0/FNQ7953I88LNJY0.SMALL.jpg dhruvparmar143 generally we have seen that people made spider mechanism using electrical attachments. but i think that we can make it using hydraulics. it is direct application of pascal 's law. Hydraulic spider the whole spider is made up of metal. and injections are used as a piston cylinder arrangement.
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:38:11 PDT
Foam cooler egg incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-cooler-egg-incubator/
Foam cooler egg incubator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CR18/I8763MZG/FX8CR18I8763MZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CR18/I8763MZG/FX8CR18I8763MZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CR18/I8763MZG/FX8CR18I8763MZG.SMALL.jpg richardofearth It is springtime in the northern hemisphere and it is a good time to hatch some chicks. You can usually find chicks for sale just as easily as fertile eggs but if you cannot find chicks or pullets or you want to have a certain type of chicken or game bird then you might want to incubate some eggs. ...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 04:14:19 PDT
Control your friends using the power of Neuroscience (Remote Control Human Part II) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-friends-using-the-power-of-Neuroscien/
Control your friends using the power of Neuroscience (Remote Control Human Part II) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SMALL.jpg garriaga In this Instructable we'll use a Mindwave Mobile EEG (electroencephalogram) unit, a trusty Arduino UNO, a TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) unit, and a simple relay to remotely control a human minion with our minds!This Instructable scaffolds on the skills learned in the Remote Cont...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 21:57:21 PDT
Michelson Interferometer build from LEGO(R) bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Michelson-Interferometer-build-from-LEGOR-bricks/
Michelson Interferometer build from LEGO(R) bricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BVT7/I85QOT8B/F7PBVT7I85QOT8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BVT7/I85QOT8B/F7PBVT7I85QOT8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BVT7/I85QOT8B/F7PBVT7I85QOT8B.SMALL.jpg myphotonics A low-cost, full functional Michelson interferometer with nanometer precision is build on a honey-comb optical breadboard, all constructed from LEGO(R) bricks. The installation demonstrates a creative approach of open hardware for young researchers in the field of optics and photonics.Attached is...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 11:56:32 PDT
Living Art - Ant Farm http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Art-Ant-Farm/
Living Art - Ant Farm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/5PA9/I8PQY8CN/FDZ5PA9I8PQY8CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/5PA9/I8PQY8CN/FDZ5PA9I8PQY8CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/5PA9/I8PQY8CN/FDZ5PA9I8PQY8CN.SMALL.jpg Metro STEAM This ant farm is both interactive and educational! We created this to tie in elements from our environmental science class, as well as community outreach. The farm is part of our daycare center, where the children can interact, learn, and take care of its inhabitants. All of the materials are availa...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 09:29:47 PDT
Science Fair Air Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Fair-Air-Rockets/
Science Fair Air Rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WF80/I84BHJJ8/FIOWF80I84BHJJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WF80/I84BHJJ8/FIOWF80I84BHJJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WF80/I84BHJJ8/FIOWF80I84BHJJ8.SMALL.jpg Honus "Rockets! I want to build and test rockets!" That's what my oldest son told me when we began discussing what he wanted to do for his school science fair project this year. During a class launch last year he had noticed that some rockets appeared to launch faster than others and they were all using t...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 23:40:28 PDT
Continuous mesh CVT http://www.instructables.com/id/Continuous-mesh-CVT/
Continuous mesh CVT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/TVU5/I84BF630/FKZTVU5I84BF630.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/TVU5/I84BF630/FKZTVU5I84BF630.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/TVU5/I84BF630/FKZTVU5I84BF630.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs IntroductionI have been fascinated by Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVT) for many years now. I made this Lego CVT back in 2011 and since then have set out on a mission to improve on CVTs.For quite a long time I have been considering how to design a CVT that does not work due to friction, whic...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 18:05:37 PDT
Spacetime Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Spacetime-Table/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 14:42:13 PDT
DIY hydrogen generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hydrogen-generator/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:21:49 PDT
Achieving Light Speed with a Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Achieving-Light-Speed-with-a-Stick/
Achieving Light Speed with a Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VDED/I834WP5U/FLKVDEDI834WP5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VDED/I834WP5U/FLKVDEDI834WP5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VDED/I834WP5U/FLKVDEDI834WP5U.SMALL.jpg krazytechboy Theory for achieving light speed. Ferro Theory I created this theory myself. It hypothesizes through simple calculations how long a stick needs be to achieve light speed at the top by moving it 45° in 1 second. Blah! What a mouthful! Anyways its easier than it sounds. Calculations First I star...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 22:22:30 PDT
Designing and Testing an Electromagnetic Braking System http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-Testing-an-Electromagnetic-Braking-S/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 19:25:15 PDT
Galileo Ramps: exploring velocity and acceleration with marble and inclined planes http://www.instructables.com/id/Galileo-Ramps-exploring-velocity-and-acceleration-/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:00:34 PDT
Artificial Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Artificial-Trees/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:21:01 PDT
Homemade Thermal Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Thermal-Machine/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:55:42 PDT
Matchbox Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Microphone/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:59:51 PDT
Make Bismuth Crystals In The Kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Bismuth-Crystals-In-The-Kitchen/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:27:42 PDT
How To : Explain Everything http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Explain-Everything/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:13:37 PDT
Stress Analyser using Polarizers http://www.instructables.com/id/Stress-Analyser-using-Polarizers/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:53:22 PDT
Sea Sampler: Midwater Plankton Tow for OpenROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Sampler-Midwater-Plankton-Tow-for-OpenROV/
Sea Sampler: Midwater Plankton Tow for OpenROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SMALL.jpg ahankowski Dive. Sample. Share.We know more about outer space than we do about the oceans on our own little planet--and funding for ocean research is dwindling. Our midwater plankton tow is a low-cost, customizable tool for researchers, students and citizen scientists to gather samples with an OpenROV. Our oce...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:03:52 PDT
Kinder surprise bomb http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinder-surprise-bomb/
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By: crashzoom

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:09:29 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
RadSense - A Rad SolidState Gamma Radiation Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/RadSense-An-Open-Rad-SolidState-Gamma-Detector/
RadSense - A Rad SolidState Gamma Radiation Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/9OOE/I7MXGR77/FE19OOEI7MXGR77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/9OOE/I7MXGR77/FE19OOEI7MXGR77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/9OOE/I7MXGR77/FE19OOEI7MXGR77.SMALL.jpg MoonLanding "All science is either physics or stamp collecting." - Ernest RutherfordRadSense : Custom electronics to make radiation detection totally RAD! Building a "semi-directional" radiation and/or cosmic-ray detector is not an easy feat. In vue of this I aimed to design, construct, and test a portable and ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:01:01 PDT
Emergency Landing a Small Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Landing-a-Small-Plane/
Emergency Landing a Small Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/F841/I7MXDWQP/FQBF841I7MXDWQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/F841/I7MXDWQP/FQBF841I7MXDWQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/F841/I7MXDWQP/FQBF841I7MXDWQP.SMALL.jpg eickn You're flying with a friend that is a pilot and he or she becomes unable to fly! What now?Check out this instructable to learn the 4-step process to landing a plane. It's not going to be easy, but you're most likely going to be okay. This has happened to people before and if they can make it out ali...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:03:58 PDT
How to put out a candle with magic http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-put-out-a-candle-with-magic/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:57:15 PDT
Mouse Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Trap-5/
Mouse Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/MH8A/I7Q0TIS8/FQ2MH8AI7Q0TIS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/MH8A/I7Q0TIS8/FQ2MH8AI7Q0TIS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/MH8A/I7Q0TIS8/FQ2MH8AI7Q0TIS8.SMALL.jpg alexjesseandjonah The mouse trap car that we made is composed of: a mouse trap (obviously), a piece of wood ( any wood of your choice as long as it is not ply wood that has a tendinitis to split easily.), leather string, a metal rod, pieces of a skateboard, wooden wheels, screws and hot glue. Here is an example. Bu...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:06:14 PDT
Easy Chladni Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Chladni-Plate/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:41:21 PDT
mousetrap car http://www.instructables.com/id/mousetrap-car-9/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:59:20 PDT