Instructables: exploring - technology - book Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:56:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light-Up Book with LEDs and a Switch
Light-Up Book with LEDs and a Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bling the Book Looking for a fun place to write a story, or a flashy way to impress your friends? These directions will teach you how to make a small book (2 1/2" X 2 5/8") that lights up when the sliding switch is turned on! If you'd like to learn more about how switches work before you start your project, watc...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:23:55 PDT
3D printed bookmark
3D printed bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> madasudesign This collectable is to work through how I 3D printed my 'BOOK' bookmark. This is a simple bookmark made out of the word 'BOOK' although I have done the same bookmark with names and multiple lines of text. The cylinder at the top of the bookmark keeps the bookmark in place while it is in the book, ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:15:49 PDT
DIY Letterpress - Adana3D
DIY Letterpress - Adana3D - More DIY How To Projects]]> fsanzeni This manual letterpress, as the name can suggest, was inspired by UK’s famous manufacturer Adana. I wanted to link the tradition of manual printing with current technologies. The machine is built with concrete, nuts and bolts. Furthermore, the cliché is designed on a computer and printed with modern...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:18:47 PDT
Flag Book
Flag Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> michellewilson A flag book is a type of sculptural artist book invented by Hedi Kyle. It is based on a simple accordion book, in which papers are glued to the sides of the accordion. These papers stick out like flags, hence the name. Examples of artists who have used this structure can be viewed here. Not only is ...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:17:37 PST
Book Reading Ring
Book Reading Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarmelitoAndrade This ring will help you hold a book in one hand while you enjoy a hot cup of tea/coffee with the other hand. So 3D print the STL file attached, which matches your thumb size and pick up your favorite Novel and read in bed comfortably without straining your thumb.In addition you can add the 3D printe...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:58:00 PST
Bookmark / Book Light
Bookmark / Book Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> eludemann Make a bookmark that lights up and can act as a book lamp! Materials Needed Card stockConductive copper tapeConductive paint (shown in this project is Bare Conductive)LED stickers (shown in this project is Chibitronics)3V battery Plan the Front of Your Bookmark Cut your piece of card stock to ...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:06:02 PST
Analog Word Clock
Analog Word Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN This project is a mash up of my two favourite clock Instructables, A Word Clock and Literary Clock. I wanted to see if I could make an analog version of a word clock (without the fancy electronics) and it seemed appropriate that the word clock be house in a book. It also has paper gears made from th...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:52:16 PST
Chibitronics Papercut Hobbit Bookmark
Chibitronics Papercut Hobbit Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohhmyhead "Hey, Dad, what do you want for Christmas?" "I don't know. Make me something." Of course this conversation happened just a few days before Christmas. Fortunately I'd already begun work on the perfect thing, a Hobbit/JRR Tolkien Bookmark, making use of Chibitronics Circuit Stickers from CRASHSpace's ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:24:01 PST
DIY Mod Podge Phone Case
DIY Mod Podge Phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jamie Christine How to redecorate a cell phone case with paper and mod podge! (glitter optional) I am a big Harry Potter fan, and since my phone (an HTC One) has very limited options for fun cases, I made one myself! The above pictures will show either my HTC case (done with glitter and Harry Potter page with emble...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19:03:53 PST
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control)
LED bookmarker +table lamp (with brightness control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: blukelaser

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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:45:06 PDT
Heart Bookmark
Heart Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> olivia_lynne Cut a thick strip of paper Fold the paper in half Fold it in half again, but this time fold the other way Unfold, you should now have a crease Now fold one side up Do the same to the other side Fold the corners on both sides to make the round edges Finished!
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:49:24 PDT
DIY LED Book Reading Lamp and Torch
DIY LED Book Reading Lamp and Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> DangerousTim Hey everyone! In this instructable I'll show you how to make your own DIY Reading Lamp, that you can mount on the book you're reading. This lamp is handy if you want to read a book in a car or in the dark without disturbing anyone else. This lamp is bright enough to illuminate both pages of the book...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:47:03 PDT
The Footsie Book Scanner
The Footsie Book Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> kley1 There are many people across the world making devices to photograph an opened book with a digital camera.The basic principle used is to hold the book against a glass (or sometimes plastic) platen, and to take the photograph through the glass, with illumination from above. See the diagram above. Mos...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:23:03 PDT
cooler Xbox
cooler Xbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is an easy way to cool your Xbox how to start take apart your Xbox, be careful and make sure it is unplugged as you will expose high voltage components., then find a box that will hold the parts, see above. how to install find a box that will fit the peices and tape the HDD in by rolling...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:17:38 PDT
Easy Book Scanner - Low cost, easy to make, 1000 pages an hour (Revised July 2014)
Easy Book Scanner - Low cost, easy to make, 1000 pages an hour (Revised July 2014) - More DIY How To Projects]]> David Landin This book scanner uses simple materials and you can make it with ordinary hand tools. An electric drill, a saw and a glue gun are pretty well all you need. It also folds flat. I've put the whole scanner into a medium sized suitcase. Using it, as you'll see on the videos, is very, very light work. J...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:00:23 PDT
Can You Read Large or Small Print Faster?
Can You Read Large or Small Print Faster? - More DIY How To Projects]]> moon flower This experiment is to determine whether you can read large or small print faster. Will large print win because it is easier on your eyes? Will small print win because there are more words in a line? Let's see! Materials 1. Timer 2. Three test subjects 3. A large and small print version of...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:50:28 PDT
Child's Fabric Book (using LilyPad Arduino)
Child's Fabric Book (using LilyPad Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> deneil As a sewable (soft) circuits project, I created a Broadway themed fabric book.  I was inspired by a personalized fabric book with family member pictures that my young cousin received.  To make the book light up and play songs, I used the Lilypad Arduino technology.  I chose a Broadway theme for my b...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:40:14 PDT
Secret hole!!!!
Secret hole!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> wnelson9 Secret Whole in a book so it looks like you're reading but you're not! Sneaky right? I may be the oldest trick in the "book" but They'll never know whats happening! Like who doesn't like a little iFunny in the middle of class i know i do! Step 1 Find a book you can cut into!! Get a marker and...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:47:22 PST
Bakers Rack Bookend - Blender 3d Printing
Bakers Rack Bookend - Blender 3d Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> PS118 Hey all, For our library I chose to use wire bakers' racks for the shelves because they were a lot more durable than the cheap pressed-wood shelves for not much more money.  Also, I liked the idea that they would not gather dust.  One problem with that plan is the difficulty in keeping books from f...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:25:53 PST
Download eBooks FROM AMAZON to sideload to your Kindle
Download eBooks FROM AMAZON to sideload to your Kindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> kbhasi I'm not sure why you would want to do this, when most people have wireless internet to download e-books using the store app on their e-book reader or tablet. But let's say you may have been staying at a motel or something similar where they only have wired ADSL connection*, and your Kindle is not th...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:51:38 PDT
Steampunked-Talking-Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> Junophor Hi everybody It has been a very long time since I wrote my last instructable. I had a lot  to do with family affairs. But now a new project is ready to be presented here. It is called the "steampunked-talking-book". This funny looking story teller  is  very easy  and quickly to do. This very old ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 01:56:33 PDT
123D fashionable page markers
123D fashionable page markers - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput I've been working on this idea for a while. First, I was trying to make it out of wire, but the final product looked almost the same as my twisted ring. Since I already have a spin-off on that one, I didn't wan't to post a third ring with the same technique. So, it was forgotten. Until yesterday. I ...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:04:14 PDT
Mystery Beeping Prank
Mystery Beeping Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The Mystery Beeping Prank is a device hidden in a hollowed out book that beeps intermittently at different frequencies. I made this because I am surrounded by a lot of incredibly creative people who have a penchant for pranking one another, and this seemed like the most subtly annoying thing that ...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:17:26 PDT
Make an iPad Mini book with storage compartment
Make an iPad Mini book with storage compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> kentdvm I suppose I'm old enough to simply like the feel of a good book in my hand.  But I also love reading on my iPad mini and decided to make a hollow book to hold it.  This project applies some common bandsaw box techniques to hollowing books.  All the cuts are made using a bandsaw, however a scrollsaw ...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:01:50 PDT
Laser cut Leavers book
Laser cut Leavers book - More DIY How To Projects]]> mattdenney Could also be used for engraving other books or diary type things with a hard back.. One of my friends mentioned as a joke how cool it would be to laser cut/ engrave the leavers books we get at the end of year 11. We asked our Technology teacher Mr miles if we could and he happily said yes. (As he g...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 14:50:39 PDT
Bill's Stick Book (memory storage). imwilly My stick problem grew slowly. These things started to accumulate. And, I really had nowhere to keep them organised. My memory sticks that is. Then the thought occurred to me on seeing my wife using velcro in some of her sewing craft. 1. Find an old three ring binder not being used for anything el...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:16:11 PDT
Steampunk Picaxe protected Sketchbook
Steampunk Picaxe protected Sketchbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> Admiral Aaron Ravensdale A new artifact has left the Steampunk Design workshop and got a new place on my desk. Everyone knows that Steampunker have countless ideas and projects which must be stored safely until all the parts are available or the last problems are solved. From my experience, some ideas needs a few months o...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 04:52:58 PST
Creating an Illustrated eBook
Creating an Illustrated eBook - More DIY How To Projects]]> danvulanovic After reading countless stories to my young twin boys I liked the idea of being able to read them a book their dad had written.  Creating a book also seemed like a fun, creative project.  After coming up with an idea and writing it out I wasn't sure what the next step was.  How do I turn this into a...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 03:45:32 PST
SolarBook: Phone charger, torch, rave light and USB port
SolarBook: Phone charger, torch, rave light and USB port - More DIY How To Projects]]> TurboSnail This is a bit of an unusual build, as it's hard to define as a single object. It uses a Solar-powered battery to power a phone charger, two sets of LEDs and a USB port. But it is very useful and being housed in a book, looks pretty cool too :) It certainly solved my first-world problem of being too ...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 03:36:47 PST
Book of Monsters (LED)
Book of Monsters (LED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Adamman It's easy, cheap, and scary. Tools Tools: -sharp knife -patterns (download: -tape (it's not on the picture) Cut it out Stick it together Install LED(s) It's finished. HhoOoO..... IT'S SCARRRY
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:34:35 PDT
book clock
book clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Book clocks are analog clocks combined into the spines of vintage hardcover books. Book clocks can be made from almost any kind of book and can be easily customized with your favourite books! These book clocks look great in a bookshelf next to other books and is sure to amaze your literary friends! ...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 20:43:38 PDT
Drawing A Eye Ball Flower monster
Drawing A Eye Ball Flower monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> sircaptaintigerotter Using Auto Desk Sketch Book pro version 5, I was able to create a simple eye ball flower monster. Using techniques that I have learned from my own experience and watching others, i will be teaching you my process of making the eyeball monster. things to have are either a tablet with auto desk on it ...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 16:16:27 PDT
Replace a Notebook DC Jack x8xid In this video I show you how to replace a worn out DC jack on a Dell Insperon notebook.  The steps are pretty much universal. I have seen some notebooks in which the jack is not located on the main board, but a separate power board. If your unit is like the latter, I suggest replacing the whole powe...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:12:44 PDT
Replace Your Notebook Fan x8xid In this video I replace the cooling fan located in the bottom of the notebook.  What is not in the video: I re-applied thermal paste to all processors, cleaned the heat pipe, and repaired the heat spreader fins at the end for the heat sync by the fan.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:08:31 PDT
Fix Stripped Notebook Monitor Hinge
Fix Stripped Notebook Monitor Hinge - More DIY How To Projects]]> x8xid I came across a job here recently that required a little ingenuity. Now while I'm not one to commonly "rig" a repair, sometimes it's what the customer needs. In this case the screws that held the monitor hinges in place had all stripped out and the casings cracked. The tension caused the top to comp...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:43:08 PDT
RAM'ible (MacBook Pro RAM Upgrade)
RAM'ible (MacBook Pro RAM Upgrade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jbleazy My early 2011 MacBook Pro only came with 4GB of RAM.  For most people, 4GB is plenty of memory, but I am running AutoDesk Inventor in Boot Camp, and it takes up a bunch of RAM.  I decided to do some research on the best way to increase my memory for the least amount of money possible while keeping m...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 15:05:28 PDT
DMG Interactive mixed-media stories Darke Media Group We are innovators, musicians, photographers, painters and designers. Creators of worlds. Pioneers of the imagination. Storytellers dedicated to changing the art of storytelling by connecting artists. At Darke Media Group we create and publish cutting edge, interactive, mixed-media stories. ​DMG ...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 20:00:09 PDT
MacBook LCD replacement cheat
MacBook LCD replacement cheat - More DIY How To Projects]]> markyb86 This is for anyone that needs to replace their broken LCD and doesn't have the time or patience to disassemble the entire laptop just to unplug the back light inverter power. This will require two small solder spots. What I suggest you will need Soldering equipment (Solder iron, solder) Heat shri...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 18:28:12 PDT
Foldable book stand for camera scanning
Foldable book stand for camera scanning - More DIY How To Projects]]> Libahunt Want to scan books using your camera and tripod? Want to do it again and again in the future? No room for storing bulky book holder for that purpose? Make a foldable book stand. Only some tape and cardboard boxes are needed. My project is inspired by this instuctable
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:13:09 PDT
DIY Amazon Kindle Keyboard (K3) Illuminated Cover Ron0909 Hi all, I thought I'd share my efforts to create a lit cover for my Kindle Keyboard. I tried a few different ways using brass tubing etc. with the light hinged but ended up with a much simpler removable light. A trip to 'The Source' (Radio Shack in the US) produced a USB powered LED lamp on a flexi...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 11:35:04 PDT
You Can Do THAT with a KIndle Touch?
You Can Do THAT with a KIndle Touch? - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil B I could never understand why anyone would want to own an e-Reader. Then my grown children gave me a Kindle Touch and I have found ways to make it do for me much of what a smart phone or an iPad does for other people. One day it will replace my aging Sony Clie' handheld. I do not have a smart phone, ...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:51:48 PDT
Time Reversal Flip Book made with InDesign
Time Reversal Flip Book made with InDesign - More DIY How To Projects]]> sm26 Have you ever wished you had a rewind button for your life? These instructions will help you create a rewind flip book so you can reverse the irreversible. Plan it out and take photos Decide what you want to portray the rewinding of. For me it was a time when I cut my own bangs. Decide how you a...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 18:09:58 PDT
Right-Clicking with a MacBook
Right-Clicking with a MacBook - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pettrocity The Apple MacBook is one of the great marvels of the modern age. They can manipulate images, create documents, and preform well, all while still looking good. However, the first time I used the MacBook, I noticed one thing: There was no way to right-click without the use of a third-party mouse. This...
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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:07:51 PDT
Book into a laptop case
Book into a laptop case - More DIY How To Projects]]> emmatennis I found the Book book laptop case online and fell in love. Untill I saw the price... I thought that it can't be that hard to make one myself! It turned out to be relatively easy to make, at the same time a lot of fun and also I got to choose what cover I wanted. Cheap, personal, cool and you don't ...
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 16:45:48 PDT
Hidden Bookshelf Light Switch
Hidden Bookshelf Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Improbable Construct This instuctible will show you how to turn an ordinary hardback book into a hidden switch for a lamp or other corded device. Last fall, I was looking for a gift for my wife and came across the Secret Passageway Switch at Blight Designs (  Blight Designs was s...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 12:54:05 PST
Simple Arduino Book clock
Simple Arduino Book clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Djandco This book clock was inspired by florinc and the impresive selection of clocks like the wise clock3 etc My girlfriend likes reading books and there is always a pile of them around the house, however to be able to build this for her birthday present I had ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:47:14 PST
Make an iPad or Kindle case from an old book and sugru
Make an iPad or Kindle case from an old book and sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru Mattia from Italy first made this project and sent us the images below for the sugru gallery. We thought it was amazing. So what's the best thing to do with amazing projects? Make a step by step instructable to help everyone make their own of course! Oh, and we thought it would be cool to make one ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 05:25:48 PST
Light Pen and Glow Book
Light Pen and Glow Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> supersoftdrink Bedtime is tricky for our little ones.  They like to look at books, but I don't want to leave the light on.  If they have a flashlight, they'll leave that on all night and use up the batteries. I've seen books that glow in the dark, but it's a pain to hold them open to every page and let the glow p...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 21:59:48 PST
100% Clear Light-up Journal
100% Clear Light-up Journal - More DIY How To Projects]]> Isshinryu Hello fellow DIY enthusiasts -      Have you ever needed to write in a journal without having a lot of light on in the room? A night car trip, sibling trying to sleep in same room, or taking notes during a top-secret stake out? Then this Instructable is for you!!! If you like this Instructable, be ...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 21:45:16 PST
How to Make a Coloring Book
How to Make a Coloring Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> PenfoldPlant Turn your family photos into fun kids' coloring books for free! This simple tutorial will teach you how to turn any photograph into black and white outlines that you can print out at home. What better way to keep your kids entertained on a rainy day or a holiday weekend? I used a free online image ...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 10:40:42 PST