Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 May 2016 01:11:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 CHEAP Wall-Mounted Monitors http://www.instructables.com/id/CHEAP-Wall-Mounted-Monitors/
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 13:16:54 PDT
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
By: Ruben Marc Speybrouck

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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
Control an arduino project through a customisable android / Iphone app with Blynk and Wemos D1: THE 2016 SUPER NOOB FRIENDLY WAY http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-2016-SUPER-NOOB-FRIENDLY-WAY-Control-an-Arduin/
Control an arduino project through a customisable android / Iphone app with Blynk and Wemos D1: THE 2016 SUPER NOOB FRIENDLY WAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/3RRA/IJIZ6ZXP/FJA3RRAIJIZ6ZXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/3RRA/IJIZ6ZXP/FJA3RRAIJIZ6ZXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/3RRA/IJIZ6ZXP/FJA3RRAIJIZ6ZXP.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck The aim of this instructable is to teach you how to create wifi connected arduino projects the simplest and fastest way possible. If you want to make an arduino project that you can control from your smartphone and that only costed 4 eurs in hardware, then this project is for you! Do not rely on old...
By: Ruben Marc Speybrouck

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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:17:47 PST
WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVE-the-Ultimate-Helping-Hands-Device/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:02:56 PST
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Skin-Easy-Cute-Cheap/
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SMALL.jpg diybeauty_queen Tired of the basic look of your laptop? Vinyl skins not fitting in your budget? Whatever your case maybe, I am here to instruct you on how to create your very own laptop skin. You can be as creative as you want with this project and by no means do you have to just settle for what I did. Get crafty w...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:31:54 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Lichtenberg Figures! Burning fractal images into wood!In this Instructable I will be showing you how you can burn some amazing fractal images into wood. This project is cheap and it might not even cost you anything! All you need is an old microwave. Let's get started. Watch the Video! https://ww...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
Silence your digital watch for stealthy standardized exam taking http://www.instructables.com/id/Silence-your-digital-watch-for-stealthy-standardiz/
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 20:55:59 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! http://www.instructables.com/id/EasyCap-DC60-STK1160-VLC-Xubuntu-1310-OpenSource-V/
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SMALL.jpg daiatlus79 This tutorial is an overview on how to use VLC to capture the audio and video streams from a device using an Easycap DC60 (Syntek Chipset) and the 3.5mm stereo microphone input of a computer running Xubuntu 13.10 64-Bit. The Materials needed will be only a few simple ones, mostly found at local Doll...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 03:21:37 PST
$3 Bluetooth HID Module (HC05 With RN42 Firmware) http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Bluetooth-HID-Module-HC05-With-RN42-Firmware/
$3 Bluetooth HID Module (HC05 With RN42 Firmware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/1MMD/IM560JOW/FUW1MMDIM560JOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/1MMD/IM560JOW/FUW1MMDIM560JOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/1MMD/IM560JOW/FUW1MMDIM560JOW.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Bluetooth HID (human interface device) modules will let you create bluetooth peripherals that can pair with mobile devices out-of-the-box (like bluetooth keyboards, gamepads, mice, etc.).If we're looking to build our own bluetooth HID device, the hefty price of a single HID module can spike the budg...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 08:59:25 PDT
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
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
100% Free + Easy Greenscreen Effects for MovieMaker http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Free-Easy-Greenscreen-Effects-for-MovieMake/
100% Free + Easy Greenscreen Effects for MovieMaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/UX65/H6MF3VS9/FYKUX65H6MF3VS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/UX65/H6MF3VS9/FYKUX65H6MF3VS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/UX65/H6MF3VS9/FYKUX65H6MF3VS9.SMALL.jpg Gumby45 Ever wanted to use a greenscreen, but don't have the money / are too much of a lazy bum to go buy one? If you have a PC (even without moviemaker installed), then here's a quick and easy way to utilize a low-budget version. Step 1 This is my first instructable, so I apologize in advance for any co...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 18:04:43 PDT
Ghetto In-Ear Monitor System http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghetto-In-Ear-Monitor-System/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2008 18:06:06 PDT
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-7-Segment-Thermometer/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 10:00:42 PDT
USB Sex Change http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-Female-connector-out-of-a-USB-Male-conn/
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Wed, 27 Feb 2008 21:22:54 PST
How to Make a Battery Out of Mud http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-Cheap-Soil-based-Microbial-Fuel-Cell/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 09:28:31 PDT
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-30-a-200-3D-Printer/
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa Let me just start by saying that this isn't like most "budget" 3D printers. This has all features that a normal one should have; 2 Z axis motors, LCD, and a reliable extruder (Stepstruder MK7). As the title suggests, this project costs less than $200 (USD) to make, with no reused parts. This project...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:41:44 PST
EMP generator http://www.instructables.com/id/EMP-generator-1/
EMP generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MQSM/IEKJ3HMD/FK3MQSMIEKJ3HMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MQSM/IEKJ3HMD/FK3MQSMIEKJ3HMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MQSM/IEKJ3HMD/FK3MQSMIEKJ3HMD.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is a easy, portable and cheap DIY project to make a electromagnetic pulse (EMP).Follow the few steps and you got yourself your own EMP to disable or destroy electronic devices (this EMP is only strong enough to destroy a calculator). Schematic I made a easy to follow schematic of the device....
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:00:32 PDT
DIY $5 USBTinyISP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-USBTinyISP/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:30:31 PST
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! For 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gduino-No-Programmer-Required-for-5Programs-Multip/
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! For 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Arduino is familiar to anyone who loves to build tech.It is very common in project makers.But why 25$ For this board!! We can make our own!! In this instructable I am going to show you how to build an arduino at home that doesn't need any external programmers like USBASP or serial communicators.USBA...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:27:15 PST
Turn a Laptop Screen into a Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Laptop-Screen-into-a-Miror/
Turn a Laptop Screen into a Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Z0SZ/FQ6EBFX8/FO0Z0SZFQ6EBFX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Z0SZ/FQ6EBFX8/FO0Z0SZFQ6EBFX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Z0SZ/FQ6EBFX8/FO0Z0SZFQ6EBFX8.SMALL.jpg MidnightSon Hi there, this is my very first instructable, so any critics and comments are welcome ! And sorry for my english, I'm a little frenchy guy =) Some photos are not very good quality, I apologize for that., but they seem clear enough to me.So, first, What I had was a broken laptop. I tried to use the s...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2009 08:15:26 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
cheap DIY electronic pH meter http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-DIY-electronic-pH-meter/
cheap DIY electronic pH meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/8F0D/HPAMYJSV/F4Z8F0DHPAMYJSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/8F0D/HPAMYJSV/F4Z8F0DHPAMYJSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/8F0D/HPAMYJSV/F4Z8F0DHPAMYJSV.SMALL.jpg Nikita98 an electronic pH meter is made out of 3 main components; the pH probe, the voltmeter and the circuit. the pH probe The pH probe measures pH as the activity of hydrogen cations surrounding a thin-walled glass bulb at its tip. we will be making this in two parts. glass pH probe materials: 1.a smal...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:05:59 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
How to assemble very cheap 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Assemble-Very-Cheap-3D-Printer/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 06:57:39 PST
Ultra-cheap cell phone antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-cheap-cell-phone-antenna/
Ultra-cheap cell phone antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/H4GU/736EP27WLCZ/F0RH4GU736EP27WLCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/H4GU/736EP27WLCZ/F0RH4GU736EP27WLCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/H4GU/736EP27WLCZ/F0RH4GU736EP27WLCZ.SMALL.jpg not-bob These are plans for an external cellphone antenna made from a wire hanger. The original writeup is at http://www.geocities.com/robert_maria/ null Can You Hear Me Now?BackgroundIt all started with my Nokia Communicator and my dad. My dad lives in a rural part of Oklahoma where the cell signal in t...
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Tue, 11 Apr 2006 12:29:12 PDT
Creating a custom crawler http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-custom-crawler/
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Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:44:59 PST
HOW TO FIX YOUR TV http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FIX-YOUR-TV/
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Thu, 7 Dec 2006 20:10:26 PST
How to make a Burning 1-2W 445nm Blue Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Burning-1-2W-445nm-Blue-Laser/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:55:53 PDT
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
Make a water block out of a heatsink for less than $20! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-water-block-out-of-a-heatsink-for-less-than/
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 18:40:34 PDT
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Proximity-Sensor-Arduino-Compatible/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:40:23 PDT
Mini Maglite LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Maglite-LED-Hack/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:46:40 PDT
10 Minute Light Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Light-Diffuser/
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:24:16 PDT
4 Quick, Makeshift HDTV Antennas http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Makeshift-HDTV-Antenna/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 17:24:52 PST
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Cheap Wireless Motion Sensor Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Wireless-Motion-Sensor-Device/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 13:45:53 PDT
DIY Cheap IR Reflector for a Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-IR-Reflector-for-a-Remote-Control/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2006 19:04:57 PDT
DIY Servo Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Servo-Motor/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:41:44 PDT
Soldering Directly Onto a Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Directly-Onto-a-Battery/
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Thu, 12 May 2011 20:53:12 PDT
How to Stitch your Panorama Photos with Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stitch-your-Panorama-Photos-with-Paint/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 00:41:27 PST
Car stereo to home stereo with a PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-stereo-to-home-stereo-with-a-PSU/
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:38:12 PDT
Got a stereo and no harness? http://www.instructables.com/id/Got-a-stereo-and-no-harness/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2009 20:21:18 PDT
How to make a Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Telescope/
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 22:06:23 PST
Easy to build and fly indoor and outdoor plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-build-and-fly-indoor-and-outdoor-plane/
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:02:28 PDT
Very cheap Delta 3D Printer (about 150€) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Delta-3D-Printer-named-PACA/
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 06:51:42 PDT
How to make Hydrogen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Hydrogen/
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Wed, 25 Apr 2007 08:27:31 PDT
Super Simple Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Phone-Charger/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 03:40:56 PDT
DIY Cheap Microphone Pop Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Microphone-Pop-Filter/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2009 12:27:10 PDT