Instructables: exploring - technology - Cool - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:27:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Venus Fly Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Venus-Fly-Trap/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:43:45 PDT
DIY Lego USB Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lego-USB-Flashdrive/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 01:00:35 PDT
DIY bluetooth receiver for any amplifiers under 3$ http://www.instructables.com/id/STREAM-MUSIC-VIA-Bluetooth-on-any-amplifiers/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:49:44 PDT
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Macro-Camera-for-FREE/
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Make your camera phone into a super macro camera for a cost next to nothing! Super easy to make with basic tools and stuff around the house.The phone used is Samsung Galaxy S2Things you will need:A good magnifying lens,2 screws and one springand if you want, a back cover (used or new)Tools needed:Sc...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:45:18 PDT
Upcycle an old speaker system into a modern and see-through one! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-an-old-speaker-system-into-a-modern-and-se/
Upcycle an old speaker system into a modern and see-through one! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RBGF/HUA4WUS0/FJSRBGFHUA4WUS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RBGF/HUA4WUS0/FJSRBGFHUA4WUS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RBGF/HUA4WUS0/FJSRBGFHUA4WUS0.SMALL.jpg Damutsch Some of you may know that I made a monitor with a plastic stand out of an old laptop lcd which I use to play on my playstation! The only downside is that because it used to be a standalone monitor, it doesn't have internal speakers! I normaly use my headphones anyway, to not disturb the misses but I...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:28:26 PDT
MOTORISED LED CRYSTAL LIGHT SHOW WITH VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/MOTORISED-LED-CRYSTAL-LIGHT-SHOW/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 00:54:52 PDT
Ear Phone Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ear-Phone-Hack/
Ear Phone Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SMALL.jpg anchit11 Aren't we all having problems with our earphones? You get em' in your pocket and boom they all fumble up..So here are two pretty cool hacks with which you could keep them(earphones) in place without letting them scramble like eggs.You will need these following tools:-1)Ear Phone2) Any card (A "Sti...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 12:50:58 PDT
At Home Elephant Toothpaste Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/At-Home-Elephant-Toothpaste-Demonstration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   Hello TrollFaceTheMan here with How to make Elephant Toothpaste... Now I know this is an old one, but sometimes the classics are worth repeating... Now this experiment is completely safe to do at home, and all the igredents most of you will already have around the house...  So stay tuned, to fin...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:18:30 PDT
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table/
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/HHEU/HTUV8LJ4/FN7HHEUHTUV8LJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/HHEU/HTUV8LJ4/FN7HHEUHTUV8LJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/HHEU/HTUV8LJ4/FN7HHEUHTUV8LJ4.SMALL.jpg Regax Create your own Interactive LED Beer Pong Table! This instructable will guide you through all of the steps to in order to create a one-of-a-kind beer pong table complete with cup detecting RGB pods, automatic ball washers, a 32x12 ping pong ball LED grid, side LED rings for spectators and an RF int...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:30:41 PDT
Growing Rock Candy In Under 24 Hours (Includes Time Lapse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Rock-Candy-In-Under-24-Hours-With-Time-Lap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   Please vote if you like it!! Hello Yotubers TrollFaceTheMan Here...     I had been Looking around about Crystal Growth and such and decided to re-try an experiment I had always failed at in the past, making rock candy... Why had I always failed it..? Well patience has never been my strong suit...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:16:45 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 Police Light, with Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-Police-Light-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:19:46 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT
Build Your Own Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Batteries-1/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:12:56 PDT
DIY Wind Tunnel 2.0, Project "Paperclip" http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Tunnel-20-Project-Paperclip/
DIY Wind Tunnel 2.0, Project "Paperclip" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/WYVZ/HP8WYF6H/FG4WYVZHP8WYF6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/WYVZ/HP8WYF6H/FG4WYVZHP8WYF6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/WYVZ/HP8WYF6H/FG4WYVZHP8WYF6H.SMALL.jpg jamesabt007 "The true method of knowledge is experiment" - William Blake Towards the end of my junior year, my physics teacher challenged the class to work on a final project that would encompass all that we have learned over the year. We had the choice to learn something new, hone a specific discipline, o...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:43:50 PDT
How to: Sugar and Potassium Chlorate Reaction http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sugar-and-Potassium-Chlorate-Reaction/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/3ZS0/HTVIE665/F793ZS0HTVIE665.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/3ZS0/HTVIE665/F793ZS0HTVIE665.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/3ZS0/HTVIE665/F793ZS0HTVIE665.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   This is a Snippet from my video "How to Make High Quality Potassium Chlorate From Bleach" which can be found Here: (http://youtu.be/WEe_8hsc0f8)   Anyways, the Process for this is very simple... Mix Potassium Chlorate with Powdered Sugar in a ratio of 2:1 then light it up... It is actually surpri...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:36:56 PDT
Raspberry Pi Water Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Water-Cooler/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 21:37:22 PDT
LED Lights For Liquor Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-For-Liquor-Bar/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 02:29:36 PDT
How To: Get an Egg Through a Bottleneck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-an-Egg-Through-a-Bottleneck/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 18:02:14 PDT
How to record audio from your computer using Quicktime. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-record-audio-from-your-computer-using-Quick/
How to record audio from your computer using Quicktime. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/L2EZ/H71GLTUH/FN5L2EZH71GLTUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/L2EZ/H71GLTUH/FN5L2EZH71GLTUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/L2EZ/H71GLTUH/FN5L2EZH71GLTUH.SMALL.jpg nhtexan The way they are now, Apple computers will not let you record your computer audio with any of their built in programs. Most programs that will let you record system audio can be pretty expensive. This is a problem for most people that need a cheap way to record system audio for whatever reason, such...
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:16:28 PDT
How to Hack a computer atx power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-a-computer-atx-power-supply/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 06:03:35 PST
Raspberry Pi Rain Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Rain-Box/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:30:31 PST
"Portable" Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 22:20:53 PST
Frameless Laser Harp http://www.instructables.com/id/Frameless-Laser-Harp/
Frameless Laser Harp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/BKRD/HNTTEG5L/FWNBKRDHNTTEG5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/BKRD/HNTTEG5L/FWNBKRDHNTTEG5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/BKRD/HNTTEG5L/FWNBKRDHNTTEG5L.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda We are a generation that love sound and light – can’t do without them really. Our most preferred time of day is night, or what we would call evening. We are particularly well acquainted with technology; doesn’t hurt these days. Our prerequisite for everything is that it be ‘cool’. Put it all togethe...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:02:42 PST
Singer's ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Singers-ladder/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2008 03:06:03 PDT
Plexiglas Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Plexiglas-Computer/
Plexiglas Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/0R64/HM33VJF4/FMT0R64HM33VJF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/0R64/HM33VJF4/FMT0R64HM33VJF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/0R64/HM33VJF4/FMT0R64HM33VJF4.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyone My brother ( Zack ) has got a birthday on October. and his Living room computer decided to commit suicide  Since i love building stuff ( Especially from Plexiglas ) i made him a super cool HTPC Computer with a case of Plexiglas ! Enjoy !  :)  Purchase List The Things you...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:40:31 PDT
How to download video from just about any site that has an embedded video http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-download-video-from-just-about-any-site-tha/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2007 12:07:48 PDT
Things to do with a old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-a-old-computer/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:46:04 PST
How to Make a Pocket Sized BB Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pocket-Sized-BB-Gun/
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Thu, 6 May 2010 08:38:31 PDT
How To Fool a Fingerprint Security System As Easy As ABC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fool-a-Fingerprint-Security-System-As-Easy-/
How To Fool a Fingerprint Security System As Easy As ABC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/A9BY/F9N2A2EO/FT9A9BYF9N2A2EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/A9BY/F9N2A2EO/FT9A9BYF9N2A2EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/A9BY/F9N2A2EO/FT9A9BYF9N2A2EO.SMALL.jpg tycoyoken This instruction will show you how to Fool a fingerprint security system as easy as ABC. IBM never want you to know about,. it works for most of the fingerprint security system too. For example: eg. door, mobile phone....This instruction come with video:my personal blog is TricksPRO.com Use these ...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2007 00:50:32 PST
LED Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pong/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 18:04:18 PDT
Cool Dice Speakers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Dice-Speakers/
Cool Dice Speakers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/CAL9/H1ZG7J46/FGECAL9H1ZG7J46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/CAL9/H1ZG7J46/FGECAL9H1ZG7J46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/CAL9/H1ZG7J46/FGECAL9H1ZG7J46.SMALL.jpg Alex Loftie Here are the designs and drawings of my cool dice speakers I made. It is quite a hard, complicated and long process but it is worth it. Materials and equipment: -MDF wood 6 mm thick. -ply wood between 12 mm thick and 20mm. - A Speaker kit (here is a link) which can either run on battery or mains c...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 01:20:56 PDT
How to build a ROV (Submarine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-ROV-Submarine/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 05:32:19 PDT
DIY Cold Heat soldering iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cold-Heat-soldering-iron/
DIY Cold Heat soldering iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Q6M8/FOHU2Y09/F6OQ6M8FOHU2Y09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Q6M8/FOHU2Y09/F6OQ6M8FOHU2Y09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/Q6M8/FOHU2Y09/F6OQ6M8FOHU2Y09.SMALL.jpg photozz Or, how I learned to love the ohm. Ohm, .. ohm. get it? its an electrical joke.. see.. never mind. Yes folks, you too can make your own Cold Heat soldering iron!Why spend $19.95 of your own hard earned money when you can make your own from the junk you have laying around. As a bonus, the unit you ma...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2008 21:23:37 PST
The G-cube USB http://www.instructables.com/id/The-G-cube-USB/
The G-cube USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/KS3M/HI3TYDWC/FFNKS3MHI3TYDWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/KS3M/HI3TYDWC/FFNKS3MHI3TYDWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/KS3M/HI3TYDWC/FFNKS3MHI3TYDWC.SMALL.jpg gokuss3 The design was done was done in Rhinoceros3D and only took about 10 min -15 min. The printing took approximately 4 hrs. I built a painting station to paint it quickly and applied 3 coats over 3 hours. In total the project took about 40 min of actually work. Overall it was definitely worth it since i...
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:48:30 PDT
Simple Nixie Tube Wristwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Nixie-Tube-Wristwatch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SMALL.jpg trumpkin This is a novel nixie tube wristwatch I made a few years ago that uses an MSP430f169 microcontroller and two IN-17 nixie tubes. It has an accelerometer so that you only need to twist your wrist in order to display the time. The power supply consists of three 240 mAh lithium ion batteries in para...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 13:20:57 PDT
Paper Electronics: Conductive Paints, Inks, and More http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Electronics-Conductive-Paints-Inks-and-Mo/
Paper Electronics: Conductive Paints, Inks, and More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/ZB42/HHI4UKII/FO0ZB42HHI4UKII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/ZB42/HHI4UKII/FO0ZB42HHI4UKII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/ZB42/HHI4UKII/FO0ZB42HHI4UKII.SMALL.jpg icecats      This Instructable is all about the amazing technology of paper electronics and conductive materials. Instead of using stubborn wires and your rusty soldering skills to painstakingly connect components, why not use paint and glue? This tutorial will share various recipes to create your very own ...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 12:07:03 PDT
super portable, super loud, long lasting, battery powered speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/super-portable-super-loud-long-lasting-battery-/
super portable, super loud, long lasting, battery powered speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/PBXW/FVDDPQ9B/FGFPBXWFVDDPQ9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/PBXW/FVDDPQ9B/FGFPBXWFVDDPQ9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/PBXW/FVDDPQ9B/FGFPBXWFVDDPQ9B.SMALL.jpg polop ever wanted to have a powerful speaker system for those inpromtue garden parties/field raves. many will say this is a redundant Instructable, as there are many boombox style radios from days gone by cheaply available, or these cheap ipod style mp3 docking stations that run on batteries. I s...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2009 12:17:32 PDT
Super Simple Night Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/50-night-vision/
Super Simple Night Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/54RC/H2MYHL4H/FYI54RCH2MYHL4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/54RC/H2MYHL4H/FYI54RCH2MYHL4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/54RC/H2MYHL4H/FYI54RCH2MYHL4H.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 This project diagrams the build of cheap but effective night-vision "goggles" elsewhere sold at twice the price.  These pick up near-infrared light emmited from a bunch of IR LEDS.  All the parts can be bought from Amazon.com for about $50, minus the enclosure.  This thing is great for campouts, hun...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 16:16:17 PDT
Arduino Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 00:51:01 PDT
Rotary Phone iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Phone-iPod-Dock/
Rotary Phone iPod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins I have always loved re-purposing one thing into another. This instructable will show pictures of my completed iPod dock with commentary on how I put it together. I apologize that I didn't take pictures through the whole process. I was just too excited about the project. Parts Needed Parts needed:...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:58:01 PDT
Faucet Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Faucet-Night-Light/
Faucet Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/JL6L/HEBN3TAO/FOTJL6LHEBN3TAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/JL6L/HEBN3TAO/FOTJL6LHEBN3TAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/JL6L/HEBN3TAO/FOTJL6LHEBN3TAO.SMALL.jpg boston09 My little cousin was on the Internet one day and found a picture online of a faucet value night light that plugged into a wall socket. He really liked it and wanted one. So he showed me the picture and asked me to make it for him. But since he doesn't have outlets near his bed, which is where he wan...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:01:13 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver TV-B-Gone Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-TV-B-Gone-Conversion/
Sonic Screwdriver TV-B-Gone Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WW5A/HE7D30XH/F46WW5AHE7D30XH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WW5A/HE7D30XH/F46WW5AHE7D30XH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/WW5A/HE7D30XH/F46WW5AHE7D30XH.SMALL.jpg furrysalamander So last month, I found out my friend's birthday was coming up, and I decided I had to get them something amazing.  She's a really big Doctor Who fan, and I had just finished watching all of the episodes currently on Netflix.  I was browsing around online looking for Doctor Who related presents, and ...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:36:41 PDT
How to Take Kirlian Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Kirlian-Photos/
How to Take Kirlian Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/6PJB/FS8O1LD6/FA56PJBFS8O1LD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/6PJB/FS8O1LD6/FA56PJBFS8O1LD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/6PJB/FS8O1LD6/FA56PJBFS8O1LD6.SMALL.jpg Slick36 You have seen those amazing photos with the lightning bolts shooting out of everyday objects. Now it is your turn to learn how to make these pictures READ THE WOLE INSTRUCTABLE BEFORE BUILDING!!! Danger!!!! Warning this project involves extremely high voltages. I am not...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2009 17:23:20 PDT
Window Painting Robot (arduino, processing, accelerometer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Painting-Robot-arduino-controlled/
Window Painting Robot (arduino, processing, accelerometer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 The idea for this project came from one of my favorite 'ibles: the polargraph. I loved the drawing style and thought how cool would it be to do this on the side of a building? Unfortunately the challenges to setting up such a large polargraph on a student budget pushed me to find an alternate soluti...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 05:53:35 PST
Cement Skulls!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cement-Skulls/
Cement Skulls!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/EAB9/HCJOBE1Q/FPBEAB9HCJOBE1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/EAB9/HCJOBE1Q/FPBEAB9HCJOBE1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/EAB9/HCJOBE1Q/FPBEAB9HCJOBE1Q.SMALL.jpg TSSJ-ryan I've been wanting to do some cement sculptures for a while now. I wanted a fairly simple, yet still cool, design for my first project. After looking through Thingiverse I found http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:36110 by macouno. It is simplified but has all the major features that make up a skull. It...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 00:20:54 PST
Easy 30 Minute Pocket Digital Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-30-Minute-Pocket-Digital-Microscope/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:50:07 PST
3 tricks with cmd http://www.instructables.com/id/3-tricks-with-cmd/
3 tricks with cmd - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/D8F2/HAQ2YZAO/FA5D8F2HAQ2YZAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/D8F2/HAQ2YZAO/FA5D8F2HAQ2YZAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/D8F2/HAQ2YZAO/FA5D8F2HAQ2YZAO.SMALL.jpg clementcharles98 3 cool tricks you will want to know trick 1 color trick here is the code to find out color or whatever In cmd type in color 0h    trick 2 if you want to find your ip address here is a cool code in cmd type in ipconfig  trick 3 matrix in notepad type in goto sys :sys  echo %radom%%radom%%...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 05:33:03 PST
Make a cool logo in Photoshop in 10 minutes or less! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cool-logo-in-Photoshop-in-10-minutes-or-les/
Make a cool logo in Photoshop in 10 minutes or less! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/21OM/F6B7W6DW/FN021OMF6B7W6DW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/21OM/F6B7W6DW/FN021OMF6B7W6DW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/21OM/F6B7W6DW/FN021OMF6B7W6DW.SMALL.jpg LingLing1337 In this instructable, you will learn to make a cool logo for yourself like the pros in 5 minutes or less! The example I have provided is very basic, but you can get much cooler results if you get more involved. I am using Photoshop CS3, but I'm sure it will work with earlier versions or other progra...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2007 12:20:25 PDT
What you can make by freezing a water balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/What-you-can-make-by-freezing-a-water-balloon/
What you can make by freezing a water balloon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ILUZ/FMKEZ7BGKH9/FLXILUZFMKEZ7BGKH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ILUZ/FMKEZ7BGKH9/FLXILUZFMKEZ7BGKH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ILUZ/FMKEZ7BGKH9/FLXILUZFMKEZ7BGKH9.SMALL.jpg mexx.admin This is a small science project I tried when I wondered what would happen if a water balloon froze. (this is my first instructable, so go easy when giving comments.) fill the balloon with water. Fill the balloon till it gets to be the size of at least a basketball. then put it into a freezer droo...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2007 13:42:13 PDT
GoPro HD Hero 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-GoPro-Hero-HD-Camera-A-Z/
GoPro HD Hero 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/LAYT/GE38T3G8/FKDLAYTGE38T3G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/LAYT/GE38T3G8/FKDLAYTGE38T3G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/LAYT/GE38T3G8/FKDLAYTGE38T3G8.SMALL.jpg Emiliano Valencia This is a tutorial on how to use the GoPro Hero HD camera from A-Z Before we start Before we start:   -Make sure the battery is in the camera and charged.   -Put on the housing (the housing lens affects the image, so if it's not on your image may look distorted) turning ON/OFF To turn on the c...
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Tue, 14 Sep 2010 17:28:08 PDT