Instructables: exploring - technology - Light http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:50:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Alternating Blinker Circuit made of Timer NE 555P http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternating-Blinker-Circuit-made-of-Timer-NE-555P/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:53:52 PDT
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-Controlled-Light-Gauntlets/
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SMALL.jpg palladias This Halloween, I decided to be Alina Starkov from the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. In the books, she's the one and only Sun Summoner, doing magic with light and heat. Since those powers were beyond me, I put together a set of Arduino-controlled gauntlets instead, that would light up on gesture...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:50:30 PDT
LED Lighting - renovating the old http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-renovating-the-old/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:24:24 PDT
DIY LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Display/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:08:40 PDT
Retro Tech Shades http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Tech-Shades/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:51:34 PDT
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-Night-Sun-Sensor-made-of-Potentiometer-LED-LDR/
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SMALL.jpg bastelking This is a tutorial for building a sensor, that indicates day, night and light intensity. Materiallist & Schematics What you need:Power Source (USB TTL Module 3,3V OUT)BreadboardJumper WirePotentiometer ( to trigger sensibility of dark sensor)3 X LED in prefered colour3 X LDRPlug all together as s...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:41:17 PDT
Pumpkin Seed Oil: Trick and Treat http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Seed-Oil-Trick-and-Treat/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:48:42 PDT
Simple Decorative Batman Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Decorative-Batman-Light/
Simple Decorative Batman Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Make Batman light of old things! It's perfect decoration for your room at night! Need! You need this things: Toilet paper roll x1 White paper sheet LED 3V battery ClipAnd this tools: Pencil Tape Scissors Knife Black marker Calipers Flow rate! Define roll Define higher circuit Mark bulging Dra...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:12:56 PDT
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Spotlight-for-Camping-12V-DC/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:22:22 PDT
Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-10x10-LED-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:49:42 PDT
Arc Reactor Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-Shirt/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:24:26 PDT
Led desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-desk-lamp-1/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:23:24 PDT
Make it Glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-it-Glow/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:27:58 PDT
Darkness Direction Sensor DIY Experiment easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Direction-Sensor-DIY-Experiment-easy/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:04:19 PDT
DIY Arduino scrolling LCD text shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-scrolling-LCD-text-shield/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:08:05 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry UPDATE: video example was uploaded:)http://youtu.be/xOAMFGLDaVkThis is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
9v led keyboard light http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-led-keyboard-light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:31:27 PDT
Motion Sensor Circuit with LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensor-Circuit-with-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:13:35 PDT
Darkness Sensor with LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Sensor-with-LDR/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:47 PDT
Light Sensor form LDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-form-LDR-and-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:43 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
passive brake light http://www.instructables.com/id/passive-brake-light/
passive brake light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/89DS/I1C1HWWB/F6G89DSI1C1HWWB.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 this instructable shows how to connect an accelerometer to an arduino to sample motion and trigger a light. in this case I am connecting an LED brake light through a relay. my goal was to create a device that I can attach to the back of my trailer and have brake light simulation based on accelerat...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:35:37 PDT
2in1 auto glove-box light http://www.instructables.com/id/2in1-auto-glove-box-light/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:01:26 PDT
Light photography through an iPad/iPhone --- For FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-photography-through-an-iPadiPhone-For-FREE/
Light photography through an iPad/iPhone --- For FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/QSG3/I15L27LD/F0SQSG3I15L27LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/QSG3/I15L27LD/F0SQSG3I15L27LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/QSG3/I15L27LD/F0SQSG3I15L27LD.SMALL.jpg The Pencil Guy Yesterday I saw a pinterest post on light photography and I was inspired.So here I am, showing you how to do light photography thorough an iPad/iPhone. Download https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/time-exposure/id43...Here's a direct link to the app. Download it. It's just 40 MB, so it won't take a l...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:03:55 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
The Handy Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Handy-Light/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:44:52 PDT
Basic Joule Thief Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Joule-Thief-Flashlight/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:24:12 PDT
Steampunk Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Candle/
Steampunk Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/LSA1/I0TW2NBE/FMELSA1I0TW2NBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/LSA1/I0TW2NBE/FMELSA1I0TW2NBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/LSA1/I0TW2NBE/FMELSA1I0TW2NBE.SMALL.jpg CalenMaethor Finally, I'm posting another instructable! Life has a funny way of keeping us from doing things.This instructable details how to make a "Steampunk Candle" similar to the one I have made here. When sitting on your desk, nightstand, or dashboard of your airship, it will remain off. As soon as you pick...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:26:00 PDT
Lighten up your picture frames (LEDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighten-up-your-picture-frames-LEDs/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:09:08 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid After creating my LED Lego Octopus, I decided to put a SteamPunk theme on my next one. This Lego Octopus is similar to my last one but I was able to streamline the wiring process a bit. I also added Lego Technic gears and 18k gold paint to give it the SteamPunk aesthetic. I used orange LED lights th...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Compact Glasses Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Glasses-Light/
Compact Glasses Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/DN0H/I0VONW0B/FCQDN0HI0VONW0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/DN0H/I0VONW0B/FCQDN0HI0VONW0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/DN0H/I0VONW0B/FCQDN0HI0VONW0B.SMALL.jpg enelson8 One day I was thinking, glasses are used to see right? What about seeing in the dark? That would be cool!! So I decided to design a low powered light perfect for late night reading and for maneuvering around a dark house so you don't have to wary about waking anyone up! Materials 3 coin batterie...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 08:10:52 PDT
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bookmarker/
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/R57Z/I1K3R46E/FZYR57ZI1K3R46E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/R57Z/I1K3R46E/FZYR57ZI1K3R46E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/R57Z/I1K3R46E/FZYR57ZI1K3R46E.SMALL.jpg blukelaser This is a DIY reading light . I call it " LED bookmarker".Hi,I have created a bookmarker that helps us in reading the books in dark .It an used as table lamp , shared, it is so bright that two people can read read books comfortably (when used with full brightness)this bookmarker has some LEDs to gi...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:45:06 PDT
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-flashlight-into-headlamp-with-duct-tape/
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/UZZC/I0R114A6/FQ2UZZCI0R114A6.SMALL.jpg ed shtern I've always been stuck holding the flashlight without enough hands to hold other stuff, and i never got around to go to the store and buy a headlamp. So i decided to make a removable one for any flashlight out of duct tape Gather your stuff Flashlight duct tape rubber band scissorsoptionalI used...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:27:14 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 PDT
Make An L.E.D Emblem Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Emblem-Light/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:07:28 PDT
Glowing Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Critters/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:16 PDT
Portable LED glove box illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-glove-box-illuminator/
Portable LED glove box illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/45FV/I0NOHQ1J/F5T45FVI0NOHQ1J.SMALL.jpg gmiedalien Here is a little battery powered portable glove box light. You can position it on the inside of your glove box using Velcro or other brand hook and loop, so when you open the glove box, the door switch will turn on the light, and when you close the glove box, the light will turn off. (or does it? ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:08:49 PDT
8 mm LED on AC http://www.instructables.com/id/8-mm-LED-on-AC/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:28:33 PDT
Multifunctional Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
Make a cheap Decorative lights http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-cheep-Decorative-lights/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:19:29 PDT
Dark activated blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-activated-blinking-LED/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:19:20 PDT
Reading Light For Glasses With Cooling Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Light-For-Glasses-With-Cooling-Fan/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:56:31 PDT
LED Glue Stick Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Glue-Stick-Pendant/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:09:20 PDT
DIY Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dark-Sensor/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:58:33 PDT
Doorbell that Turns on a Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorbell-that-Turns-on-a-Light/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:36 PDT
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Light-For-Your-Glovebox-At-Night/
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SMALL.jpg lilchumy This instructable will show you have to make this cool little three bulb light for your glove box at nite! It is very bright and easy to make with limited tools. Please vote for this instructable at the top of the page if you'll like it. Thanks! Getting Materials! Soldering gun/penTapeTube (you...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:01 PDT
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Octo-Light/
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SMALL.jpg comsa42 The Octo-Light is a camera ring lamp which is made up of LED light strips. It's cheap to make and perfect for beginner macro photography and video!This lamp is excellent at flooding scenes with uniform light, which softens hard shadows and removes grain. Its' uses range from close-up to medium shots...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:39 PDT
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-DIY-Book-Covers-with-LEDs-soft-circuits/
Light Up DIY Book Covers with LEDs & soft-circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/UEYN/HZXYMRFO/F06UEYNHZXYMRFO.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi Everyone!Snax_and_macs just started school again and wanted to make our book covers light up with LEDs and soft-circuits. We started off with a favorite quote and used LEDs and soft-circuits to illustrate the quote. Reference this tutorial and sketch your favorite quote with circuits!What you n...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:18:53 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SMALL.jpg akki5230 Hi!This is my first Instructable about my 4x4x4 LED Cube. The brain of the cube is Atmega 328p. Atmega 328p is the microcontroller used in Arduino Uno. So either you can use Arduino or just the Atmega 328p.This instructable will explain the circuit and the programming part in detail. LEDs, Light Emi...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT