Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:07:12 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY cassette tape to MP3 aux converter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cassette-tape-to-MP3-aux-converter/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:09:42 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
Ultimate Night Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura I am so grateful to live in the Bay Area where there are so many cool civic events focused around bicycles. Critical Mass, East Bay Bike Party, and I'm sure dozens of others I don't know about yet. Every time I had participated in one of these events, I was in total awe of some of the great night ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:41 PST
Beer Bottle Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Lock/
Beer Bottle Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/L82W/I2XTQ0G2/FI4L82WI2XTQ0G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/L82W/I2XTQ0G2/FI4L82WI2XTQ0G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/L82W/I2XTQ0G2/FI4L82WI2XTQ0G2.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON When you have guests over for the holidays, don't cast pearls before swine. Make a 3D-printed bottle lock for the craft beers, and let your friends and family drink the cheap ones. Bah Humbug! Design The first step in the design is to measure the bottle. The shapes of bottles vary pretty widely, ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:15:07 PST
2-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 PST
Barrel Incinerator http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Incinerator/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:43:00 PST
Refurbishing antique radiators http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-a-Victorian-radiator/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:24:35 PST
Skull fan from used computer parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Skull-fan/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:38:18 PST
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-40-years-old-DIA-slide-projector-to-a-De/
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SMALL.jpg ToutHackAmon This hack made in Cairo Hackerspace .We needed a projector in the Hackerspace for The Internet of things build night and other workshops , courses and our Friday hacker movie night .The problem is that we can't afford buying a real projector , so we made our last "Hacker Scouts event " a trip to the...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:01:36 PST
cryptext http://www.instructables.com/id/cryptext/
cryptext - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SMALL.jpg stephensdrake I have seen many creative ways to make your flash drive stand out, but I wanted to do something original so I designed a cryptext using Solid Works to house a flash drive. Design a cryptext Use your preferred cad package to design a cryptext that fits together with the desired clearance between...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:40 PST
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Degrees-of-Freedom-IMU/
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei I'm working on a project that requires full orientation information, so I built an Inertial Measurement Unit from scratch. I really like the 9DOF IMU board that Sparkfun makes - the calibration code that comes with it is fantastic - but I wanted to redesign the board so that it could be made at a m...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:19:16 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SMALL.gif sfrayne Four months ago we were fucked.Oh, but that's putting the cart before the horse - which as we all know is a no no. First, a brief background: I'm part of a volumetric imaging company, Looking Glass. We invented volumetric printing the previous year as a way to seed the ground for our big dream of ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
How to Draw Sweet 3D Graphics for LED cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Sweet-3D-Graphics-for-LED-cubes/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:04:06 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
Steampunking a Dodocase VR http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunking-a-Dodocase-VR/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:44:55 PST
VortoLight - Internet of Things lamp with spark.io http://www.instructables.com/id/VortoLight-Internet-of-Things-lamp-with-sparkio/
VortoLight - Internet of Things lamp with spark.io - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/D08F/I2VLHA0K/FEJD08FI2VLHA0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/D08F/I2VLHA0K/FEJD08FI2VLHA0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/D08F/I2VLHA0K/FEJD08FI2VLHA0K.SMALL.gif Mr_MdR Hi fellow makers!First a note: Do you like VortoLight and want to give me a small 'thank you'? Just give me one simple click with your mouse! Vote for me in the microcontroller contest and in the formlabs contest! I would be forever grateful to you!Always wanted to control your lights, and the color...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:20:29 PST
Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-3/
Stirling Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SMALL.jpg jRamonGalindo Dedicated to all those wise and illustrious deans and students.Foreword.The Stirling engine is a heat engine with low noise and toxic emissions, this engine can use any external power source coming to have zero emissions when using solar energy. In the near future, these applications are likely to h...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:00:45 PST
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SMALL.jpg anisabboud In this instructable, I will explain how to design a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley that works with the Stepper Motor NEMA 17.In one of my projects in the CMSC838F class at the University of Maryland (taught by Prof. Jon Froehlich), we put a stuffed bunny on the lab's window, and using Mi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 PDT
Seismometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Seismometer/
Seismometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/JLB9/I2VLGRZN/FN8JLB9I2VLGRZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/JLB9/I2VLGRZN/FN8JLB9I2VLGRZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/JLB9/I2VLGRZN/FN8JLB9I2VLGRZN.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Seismometers are instruments that measure motion in the ground, like the shaking produced by earthquakes. This seismometer is great for the amateur geologist because it is made from a few easy-to-find parts. Its design (based on a project found here) uses the electromagnet found in a typical audio...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:56:47 PST
Dog Wearables (Live Streaming Dog Camera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Streaming-Dog-Camera/
Dog Wearables (Live Streaming Dog Camera) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SMALL.jpg ekarweta This is a project of a live streaming camera I made with my friend Jeff for our Physical Computing Class at the VCU Brandcenter. It was inspired by the relationship five little girls I used to babysit have with my dog Borealis. I wanted to give them a way to see his adventures online now that we liv...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:31:01 PST
3D printed cookie cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-cookie-cutter/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:29:38 PST
3D Design For 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-For-3D-Printing/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:24:35 PST
DS3231 OLED clock with 2-button menu setting and temperature display http://www.instructables.com/id/DS3231-OLED-clock-with-2-button-menu-setting-and-t/
DS3231 OLED clock with 2-button menu setting and temperature display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/D4LS/I2TR2F19/F57D4LSI2TR2F19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/D4LS/I2TR2F19/F57D4LSI2TR2F19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/D4LS/I2TR2F19/F57D4LSI2TR2F19.SMALL.jpg df99 UPDATE: I updated the code so that setting the clock does not affect the seconds accuracy - no resyncing of seconds required.UPDATE: I removed the personal messages from the clock code for the "Pusheen" version in the download linksVideo at:: http://youtu.be/ikNw1iLE9vgThis is an OLED clock I built ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:52:24 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
Carousel! An Interactive Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Carousel-An-Interactive-Sculpture/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:49:33 PST
IN-12 nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IN-12-nixie-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:01:13 PST
Light Up Your Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Your-Head/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:05:39 PST
Installing a Killswitch into a guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Killswitch-into-a-guitar/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:26:22 PST
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Bicycle/
Glow In The Dark Bicycle "Tron Style" - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/YS8J/I2S6PNOX/FL9YS8JI2S6PNOX.SMALL.jpg victordoes In this tutorial we are going to learn how simple it is to transform your regular bike to an awesome and safer bike! To great things in once...!Things required: Glow in the dark Paint Paper Towel Brush8x UV LED (Very important that it is UV!!)4x 330Ohm Resistor 9v battery9v battery connectorElectric...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:17:43 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Smart lightbulbs cost your firstborn child. Which is a shame, because smart lights unlock tremendous potential for home automation, energy savings, and all sorts of cool projects.If only there was a way to control your lights without breaking the bank...And now there is! For $19 on Amazon, you can g...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
Satellite Radio Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-Radio-Boombox/
Satellite Radio Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Say what you will, but there's never been a better time to enjoy music than now. We can stream or download high quality tracks of nearly every song ever made to our pockets wirelessly, effortlessly, and for nearly free. While listening to your favorite songs on your newest iGalaxyJam device by Dre...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:21:47 PST
Microcontroller Register Manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Microcontroller-Register-Manipulation/
Microcontroller Register Manipulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/LNYK/I2P3UFO4/F5ZLNYKI2P3UFO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/LNYK/I2P3UFO4/F5ZLNYKI2P3UFO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/LNYK/I2P3UFO4/F5ZLNYKI2P3UFO4.SMALL.jpg brmarcum I'm always amazed at the new technology that is constantly coming out that allows hobbyists like myself access to powerful and cheap microcontrollers like the Arduino or chipKIT development boards. They are easy to program and easy to use, but sometimes the code can get a little bit long and we look...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:28:43 PST
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I recently traded in my big pickup for a blazer. the big truck had a full size light bar on the roof but the blazer has a sunroof so I cant go that way again. I looked at different hideaway strobes and I even have an old twin tube strobe dashboard plow light but where's the fun in using something ...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Light-Motor-Gear/
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SMALL.jpg RocketScientist I've had a 2000 Firebird since I was 16 and I've been driving it daily. I'm very nostalgic for the car, and though it's showing a lot of wear I try my best to keep it in shape. But after almost 15 years the teeth of the headlight motor gear sheared off and the passenger light made a 'jackhammer' sou...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:46:30 PST
3D Print Skeleton Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Skeleton-Robot/
3D Print Skeleton Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/250N/I2P3PY5J/F19250NI2P3PY5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/250N/I2P3PY5J/F19250NI2P3PY5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/250N/I2P3PY5J/F19250NI2P3PY5J.SMALL.jpg Ally Zhao Skeleton robot is a very simple toy. Maybe you have already bought one, but do you want to customize a suit of it by yourself? You can add some icon only for you, or design your favorite charactors. It will be awesome!! 3D Printing will help you to make it real. So, let's start!! Choose Software&3...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:18:52 PST
Gongbutton: Big button to control your gongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gongbutton-Big-button-to-control-your-gongs/
Gongbutton: Big button to control your gongs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J8VB/I2P3PFFP/F9FJ8VBI2P3PFFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J8VB/I2P3PFFP/F9FJ8VBI2P3PFFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/J8VB/I2P3PFFP/F9FJ8VBI2P3PFFP.SMALL.jpg narced133 At the Stripe office, there's a tradition of ringing a gong at meal times. As we grew, I built a cluster of networked robotic gongs to keep the tradition alive throughout the office (see instructable for Gongbot). The Gongbutton sits in the kitchen to trigger all of the Gongbots. Gongbutton shares m...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:16:46 PST
3D to 2D to 3D Fabrication Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-to-2D-to-3D-Fabrication-Techniques/
3D to 2D to 3D Fabrication Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/4D6Q/I2XTRCFZ/FDF4D6QI2XTRCFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/4D6Q/I2XTRCFZ/FDF4D6QI2XTRCFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/4D6Q/I2XTRCFZ/FDF4D6QI2XTRCFZ.SMALL.jpg lime3D Three dimensional (3D) design is fantastic. I have been using three dimensional design CAD tools for over 25 years. (Even if I have a two dimensional project, I generally model it in a high-end three dimensional CAD tool.) You can probably tell from my instructables member name that I am a big fan!T...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:34:33 PST
SparkTwister: A Wearable Game Using the Spark.io Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/SparkTwister-A-Wearable-Game-Using-the-Sparkio-Spa/
SparkTwister: A Wearable Game Using the Spark.io Spark Core - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/I32W/I2P3NY32/FJVI32WI2P3NY32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/I32W/I2P3NY32/FJVI32WI2P3NY32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/I32W/I2P3NY32/FJVI32WI2P3NY32.SMALL.jpg borchers SparkTwister is a physical game for 4 or more players. Each player wears a simple controller bracelet made of a Spark.io board with a SparkButton shield and an RGB sensor. When the game starts, all LEDs on your bracelet light up in the same color. Now you have to find another player with the same co...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:43:45 PST
Movember Beard Furry http://www.instructables.com/id/Movember-Beard-Furry/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:55:35 PST
The Don't-Leave-Home-Without-It Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dont-Leave-Home-Without-It-Machine/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:03:00 PST
Junk Mail Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Mail-Hack/
Junk Mail Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/12QO/I2LMJ5GY/F2V12QOI2LMJ5GY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/12QO/I2LMJ5GY/F2V12QOI2LMJ5GY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/12QO/I2LMJ5GY/F2V12QOI2LMJ5GY.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory I received some junk mail the other day and it had a little plastic box sticky gummed to a large postcard-like piece of mail. Supposedly I could pull the plastic strip from the box and it would display my winning number to get a discount on buying a car. I don't own a car (by design) so I wasn't int...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:47:24 PST
Turn-Taking Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Taking-Device/
Turn-Taking Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove Conversation analysts consider turns to be the most basic unit of conversation. As you would imagine, the intricacies of turn-taking have been well documented by researchers, and this process always involves the careful transcription of pre-recorded conversation.I am no expert but wanted to develop ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:55:18 PST
Make a Cat Bed from a Computer Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cat-Bed-from-a-Computer-Monitor/
Make a Cat Bed from a Computer Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6XMQ/G68H9LBS/FKA6XMQG68H9LBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6XMQ/G68H9LBS/FKA6XMQG68H9LBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6XMQ/G68H9LBS/FKA6XMQG68H9LBS.SMALL.jpg AlpineButterfly OK, you've seen them everywhere, those old TV's and Monitors everyone's kicking to the curb replacing with those new fan dangle flat screens.  And few of us could  fault  them... the flat screens take up so little room, and have all kinds of resolution... ohhh ahhh. But what to do with the old mon...
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 20:44:08 PST
Useful Gestures - sculpture series http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Gestures-sculpture-series/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:24:37 PST
Intel IoT Analytics Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Analytics-Dashboard/
Intel IoT Analytics Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/2U0T/I2N6NUBL/FVN2U0TI2N6NUBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/2U0T/I2N6NUBL/FVN2U0TI2N6NUBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/2U0T/I2N6NUBL/FVN2U0TI2N6NUBL.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix This Instructable provides information on how to how to set up an Intel Analytics Dashboard account, connect a device to the cloud, control a device through the cloud, and run Arduino programs that communicate with the cloud. Most of the steps provided in this Instructable are based on Intel's IoT d...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:25:14 PST
Good Morning Sunshine: The littleBits Wakeup Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Good-Morning-Sunshine-The-littleBits-Wakeup-Machin/
Good Morning Sunshine: The littleBits Wakeup Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/LQ69/I2MXWDEG/FXRLQ69I2MXWDEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/LQ69/I2MXWDEG/FXRLQ69I2MXWDEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/LQ69/I2MXWDEG/FXRLQ69I2MXWDEG.SMALL.jpg littleBits A cloud-connected circuit that automatically opens up your curtains and plays a wake up sound every morning at sunrise (or other time of your choosing).Using IFTTT we can send a trigger signal through the cloudBit at a scheduled time every day. This signal goes down both wires of the Split Module. O...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:26:55 PST
DIY slim NeoPixel strip with Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-slim-NeoPixel-strip-with-Spark-Core/
DIY slim NeoPixel strip with Spark Core - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/NLK4/I2KSN13S/F3JNLK4I2KSN13S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/NLK4/I2KSN13S/F3JNLK4I2KSN13S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/NLK4/I2KSN13S/F3JNLK4I2KSN13S.SMALL.jpg zerblatt007 We needed some edge lightning for an edge-lit sign we are making for #HackBergen hackerspace.To make the sign easier to make I would like the LEDs to be on a strip which is as slim as possible. NeoPixel strips+chips for sale appear to be 10mm or wider. However ws2812b 5050 chips are 5mm wide, allow...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:04:25 PST
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-PuppyDuino-031/
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/R9VZ/I2KSPEUY/FIKR9VZI2KSPEUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/R9VZ/I2KSPEUY/FIKR9VZI2KSPEUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/R9VZ/I2KSPEUY/FIKR9VZI2KSPEUY.SMALL.jpg alhazen OK, this is not a fully autonomous "get you a beer, open it for you and then tweet about it" robodog (yet ;) but if you're itching to get past the blinky lights on a breadboard stage with your Arduino and you're ten or know somebody that's ten this might appeal to you.This is actually the first publ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:59:49 PST
Make a 3D Model from Pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-model-from-pictures/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:45:18 PST