Instructables: exploring - technology - cat - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:16:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Remote Control Cat Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Cat-Harness/
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By: Aleator777

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:36:29 PDT
Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracking-Cat-Eyes-via-Kinect/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 16:04:38 PDT
DIY Frankenstein Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Frankenstein-Bulb/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2NJE/HMVJGVLC/FQ52NJEHMVJGVLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2NJE/HMVJGVLC/FQ52NJEHMVJGVLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2NJE/HMVJGVLC/FQ52NJEHMVJGVLC.SMALL.jpg snow1434 Step 1.) Remove The Tab on the light Bulb  Step 2.break the insulation layer (black part)  Step 3.)  Break the fialament and pulling it out Step 4.) Add Water to wash it out if white (if clear skip step) Step 5.) Add Gel i ended up using a different gel i used a garage door lubricate instead of the ...
By: snow1434

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:27:35 PDT
Make a 3D Car Key on Solidworks http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Car-Key-on-Solidworks/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:58:18 PDT
Documenting and Promoting Rescued Animals http://www.instructables.com/id/Documenting-and-Promoting-Rescued-Animals/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 02:52:18 PDT
Pet Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Feeder/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 21:05:00 PST
Pet Curfew: An Arduino Controlled Pet Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Curfew-An-Arduino-Controlled-Pet-Door/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 16:40:42 PDT
Arduino controlled window for cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-window-for-cat/
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By: saastamo

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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 09:12:14 PDT
From atoms to bits to atoms: learning OpenSCAD by copying a cat toy http://www.instructables.com/id/From-atoms-to-bits-to-atoms-learning-OpenSCAD-by-/
From atoms to bits to atoms: learning OpenSCAD by copying a cat toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/G1DW/H05NKQY6/FBRG1DWH05NKQY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/G1DW/H05NKQY6/FBRG1DWH05NKQY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/G1DW/H05NKQY6/FBRG1DWH05NKQY6.SMALL.jpg BrianEnigma There are some cat toys at the house that are particularly popular with the local residents.  They are simple hollow spheres with cut-out slots.  They are great for kitties to kick around — small and light.  After staring at one for a few minutes, piecing out the geometry, I realized that this would...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 19:36:35 PDT
CatBot: Automated Cat Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/CatBot-Automated-Cat-Laser/
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 15:39:46 PST
Simple Sonic Cat Repeller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sonic-Cat-Repeller/
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:56:50 PST
Meowsic Keyboard Output Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Meow-Keyboard-Output-Jack/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:10:20 PST
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Necomimi-Arduino-Cat-Ears/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 20:53:14 PDT
Robotic Laser Cats! http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Laser-Cats/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:01:47 PDT
eKitty: Your virtual cat http://www.instructables.com/id/eKitty-Your-virtual-cat/
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Fri, 1 May 2009 15:48:12 PDT
How to Wire Your House With Cat-5 (or 6) For Ethernet Networking http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wire-Your-House-With-Cat-5-or-6-For-Ether/
How to Wire Your House With Cat-5 (or 6) For Ethernet Networking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/SWKZ/FPKFCZE4/FUZSWKZFPKFCZE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/SWKZ/FPKFCZE4/FUZSWKZFPKFCZE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/SWKZ/FPKFCZE4/FUZSWKZFPKFCZE4.SMALL.jpg Rogue Agent Although wireless is simpler for a lot of people, due to multimedia sharing, bandwidth on my home network and my slight paranoia about wireless security, I really wanted to use a hard wired solution for home networking.Having a wired network allows me to have a private, high speed, network at home f...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2009 22:11:01 PST
The Laser Tunnel Glove! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Laser-Tunnel-Glove!/
The Laser Tunnel Glove! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/2RPA/FA190FZ7/FDA2RPAFA190FZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/2RPA/FA190FZ7/FDA2RPAFA190FZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/2RPA/FA190FZ7/FDA2RPAFA190FZ7.SMALL.jpg Chimera14 Remember those cool weapons that pretty much every alien in every sci-fi movie has? That awesome laser weapon he got straped to his arm and shoot without even tuching? well now you can have one too! The Tunnel Glove has two modes, tunnel AND dot, and the best thing is that it's activated by clutchi...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2007 10:02:05 PST
International Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/International-Clock/
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Mon, 30 Oct 2006 10:58:33 PST
Super-bright Lego-light from $14 Radio Shack desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-bright-Lego-light-from-%2414-Radio-Shack-desk-/
Super-bright Lego-light from $14 Radio Shack desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/00Y6/F6B7W7BV/FS500Y6F6B7W7BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/00Y6/F6B7W7BV/FS500Y6F6B7W7BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/00Y6/F6B7W7BV/FS500Y6F6B7W7BV.SMALL.jpg LabRat With a little help from your cat, easily convert a $14 desk lamp from Radio Shack into a powerful Lego light with many uses. Additionally, you can power it by AC or USB.I was buying parts to add lighting to a Lego model when I found this by accident. It worked so well that I thought I'd share.Parts ...
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Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:00:00 PDT