Instructables: exploring - technology - hack - easy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:23:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 OpenSquare - Write big with a RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSquare-Write-big-with-a-RC-car/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:54 PST
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Chemical-Foam-Spewing-Pumpkin/
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By: SF Media Labs

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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 11:33:57 PST
Build your own speaker from scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-speaker-from-scratch/
Build your own speaker from scratch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/KTB3/H74309M5/FMZKTB3H74309M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/KTB3/H74309M5/FMZKTB3H74309M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/KTB3/H74309M5/FMZKTB3H74309M5.SMALL.jpg aeszok After stumbling across a couple of tutorials I decided I would try and build my own speaker. This attempt succeeded and it surprised me at how well it  actually played. This is a lot of fun and can be built for next to nothing.  It's also really great to show younger children and students to explain...
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 01:24:41 PDT
Overclock your Raspberry Pi - Squeeze more power out of your $35 computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Overclock-your-Raspberry-Pi-Squeeze-more-power-o/
Overclock your Raspberry Pi - Squeeze more power out of your $35 computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/E19S/H7996OC4/F9KE19SH7996OC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/E19S/H7996OC4/F9KE19SH7996OC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/E19S/H7996OC4/F9KE19SH7996OC4.SMALL.jpg aeszok After recently purchasing my Raspberry Pi, I found many of the Linux distros to be slow and often sluggish. Unless you are using it as a pure media centre, you'll definitely want to try this method to make browsing the web and typing up documents a smoother experience. This method is totally free, i...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:20:25 PDT
Self-Watering Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Plant/
Self-Watering Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SMALL.jpg randofo Plants liven up any space by adding a sense of airiness and life. That is - of course - when you don't forget to water them, and they shrivel up and die. I am very bad at remembering to water plants. That is why I built this self-watering plant to do it for me. Using a soil sensor, and an Arduino-...
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:26:43 PDT
Clone a Remote with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-a-Remote-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SMALL.jpg randofo I recently needed to use the Arduino to control a stereo system, so rather than hack open the remote and wire into it, I decided to simply clone the signal. This was incredibly easy to do. Basically, I read the signal from the remote with a 38khz receiver, and then played it back with an IR LED. To...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:04:16 PDT
Silence a Toy with a Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Silence-a-Toy-with-a-Switch/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 18:57:31 PST
5-Minute Camera Foot Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Camera-Foot-Switch/
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Wed, 19 Jan 2011 08:54:18 PST
Cheap and Easy Clock Hack for Heavy Sleepers http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Clock-Hack-for-Heavy-Sleepers/
Cheap and Easy Clock Hack for Heavy Sleepers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/TRML/G5KPAO7J/FVRTRMLG5KPAO7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/TRML/G5KPAO7J/FVRTRMLG5KPAO7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/TRML/G5KPAO7J/FVRTRMLG5KPAO7J.SMALL.jpg Draganime This is my first Instructable so I hope everyone enjoys.  In the mornings I tend to have trouble getting out of bed.  I have tried setting multiple clocks, putting the clocks acroos the room, and still I find a way to turn them off and get back into bed.  I figured that making it more difficult to t...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:14:25 PST
The Ultimate ATX Power Supply Mod With USB Charging Ports http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-ATX-Power-Supply-Mod-With-USB-Chargin/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 17:15:23 PDT
Simple Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Done/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2008 13:59:59 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
WIFI Antenna Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Antenna-Hack!/
WIFI Antenna Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7U57/F6S8S0TZ/FVJ7U57F6S8S0TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7U57/F6S8S0TZ/FVJ7U57F6S8S0TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7U57/F6S8S0TZ/FVJ7U57F6S8S0TZ.SMALL.jpg babblin5 Turn your standard WIFI antenna into one just like the $30 range extender antennas for about 5 cents! Follow these easy steps, and then check out the video if you need extra clarification. Digg if you like my very first Instructable. Remove the top of your stock WIFI antenna. A small flat jeweler...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 08:00:22 PDT