Instructables: exploring - technology - light - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:47:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
Under bed LED lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FK3W/IB8I75B5/FVKFK3WIB8I75B5.SMALL.jpg ATP24 This is my first instructable so I thought I would make it an easy one.There are a number of other instruables that are very similar to this one, which is where I got my idea from.. Equipment needed So before you start its always best to make sure you have everything you need. For this project y...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
Drawing with Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-with-Light-1/
Drawing with Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/B4CI/IB21TJGY/F9FB4CIIB21TJGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/B4CI/IB21TJGY/F9FB4CIIB21TJGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/B4CI/IB21TJGY/F9FB4CIIB21TJGY.SMALL.jpg MeeGusta Have you ever wondered how it is possible to create pictures as the one above? Well, in this Instructable you will learn how to. Drawing with light is a possibility to collect emotions and feelings in only one image. This is only possible in perfect conditions with the accurate materials. One shoul...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:50:51 PDT
ARENA | PLAY http://www.instructables.com/id/ARENA-PLAY/
ARENA | PLAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SMALL.jpg gotianse Arena | Play brings the ping pong table out from your aunt and uncle’s basement, neighbor’s garage, and nearly every tech startup’s conference room, and into San Francisco’s most public streetscape. The prototype arrives on Market with a twist: its hexagonal shape creates the opportunity for up to s...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:16:10 PDT
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-LED-night-light-Using-555-timer/
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SMALL.jpg Jayesh Jayesh Gently got power cut !And you finding your torch in the DARK !!! Ohh...No worry, here is the automatic dark detected led light. Parts You Need * 1M resistor* 1K resistor* 10 resistor* LDR (light dependant resistor)* Red led (2ma)* 1W white led* BC338 transistor* 555 timer IC* DC socketNote: Use d...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:37:56 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/C0Y1/I1EU8BX0/F36C0Y1I1EU8BX0.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Hi Everyone!This tutorial will walk you through knitting a scarf, embedding LED fairy wire into the scarf, and creating an on and off switch to make the scarf glow! Materials Needed:-1 ball of yarn-knitting needles-yarn needle-scissors-solder-22 ohm resistor -coin cell battery holder-3v coin cell ba...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Kitchen Physics - Measure the speed of light with chocolate! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Physics-Measure-the-speed-of-light-with-ch/
Kitchen Physics - Measure the speed of light with chocolate! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/2TW3/IAPAR0V9/F9P2TW3IAPAR0V9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/2TW3/IAPAR0V9/F9P2TW3IAPAR0V9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/2TW3/IAPAR0V9/F9P2TW3IAPAR0V9.SMALL.jpg Kranthi Gunthoti In honor of the International Year of Light, my 6 year old daughter calculates the speed of light using chocolate bars and microwave oven.Microwaves are part of light or electromagnetic spectrum. We have been using this radiation in microwave ovens to heat up the food for the past 50 years or so...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 20:46:17 PDT
3D print and finish a light-up a Deadmau5 Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-print-and-finish-a-light-up-a-Deadmau5-Helmet/
3D print and finish a light-up a Deadmau5 Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/RN7H/IAKWSOR7/FNARN7HIAKWSOR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/RN7H/IAKWSOR7/FNARN7HIAKWSOR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/RN7H/IAKWSOR7/FNARN7HIAKWSOR7.SMALL.jpg mackelday Tools and supplies:white 3d printer filament for the eyes and mouthany other color of filament for the frame1 can sandable primerApoxie-Sculpt2 cans Rust-Oleum Ultra Cover 2x Gloss Apple Red spray paintvarious grits of sandpaper 100 - 6005-minute epoxyA Dremel Tool(Optional) PVC pipe and screw on ga...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 16:25:03 PDT
Music laser light show http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-laser-light-show/
Music laser light show - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CNAR/IAIFMTTY/FATCNARIAIFMTTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CNAR/IAIFMTTY/FATCNARIAIFMTTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CNAR/IAIFMTTY/FATCNARIAIFMTTY.SMALL.jpg replayreb Before I begin I should probably tell you that lasers are not good for your eyes. Don't let a laser beam bouncing off of an uncontrolled mirror hit you in the eye. If you don't believe it can happen then read this: https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/1ym3/stem-cell-treatment-for-laser-damaged-e...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 01:44:22 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly Here's a video describing my enclosure and all the designs and prints that went into it... Watch this first so you can get an idea of the overall concept, design and features before I go into a step-by-step Instructable on how to build it. (Sorry in advance, but I kinda get off track in the video wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Laser Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting/
Laser Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Imagine being able to paint anywhere and on any surface, no matter how big the canvas is or how far it seems to be! This robotic controlled laser lets turn any landscapes into canvas. Please be responsible while using lasers, never point them at people or animals. Also be aware that people can rea...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 20:55:31 PDT
Interactive Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mood-Lamp/
Interactive Mood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SMALL.jpg FranklinM1 In this Instructable, we will build a bright mood lamp, with an internal clock, microphone, and temperature sensor. Through this sense of time, sound and temperature, the lamp is able to react by changing colors / brightness in response to its environment. This project uses an Arduino controlled, br...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:50:34 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
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
Smart LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson I recently finished up a bunk bed project for my kids. Being an engineer I was eagerly looking for a "problem" that needed an overly complex solution. Besides, it's obvious that young children sleep better with unfettered access to a light slightly brighter than a collapsed sun.I'd had my eye on Ada...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
EASY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] http://www.instructables.com/id/FURY-BALLS-10-5-Min-To-Make/
EASY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SMALL.jpg shauryarobots These Lights add beauty to you BACKYARD or GARDEN & are VERY VERY EASY TO MAKE it. These Light Balls will just Cost UNDER 10$ only. These are PORTABLE & can be kept anywhere in the backyard to increase the beauty. People of ANY AGE can make these Ligths in no time. Materials Required 1. White Gl...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:01:02 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
battery clip LED tester. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1YEB/I8OBDUAP/F4H1YEBI8OBDUAP.SMALL.jpg louisc2 have you ever put together a circuit and after finishing you find your LED doesn't work? well with this Instructable that will never happen again! I present to you the Battery clip LED tester. Components: Components: female header pins 1k resistorperfboard9v battery clipTools: soldering ironsolde...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell 1 transparent plastic shotgun shell 1 tilt ball sensor/switch 2 bright white ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 PST
3D Printed Ikea Hack Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ikea-Hack-Lamp/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:41:50 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Make your own design with DIY Lighting LED bulbs using basic parts from the home improvement store! This is an inexpensive and flexible way to create bright lighting that fits your space, no matter whether you design it for your shop or your home.Please ask a professional before attempting any elect...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
Light Show on Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/ZPE0/I71QGAGM/FTYZPE0I71QGAGM.SMALL.jpg bikec I have always wanted an inexpensive way to make a Light Show that would work on music. In this instructable I will show you how to built my Light Show. I hope you love music and lights and that this instructable will be helpful for your future projects. This instructable shows all the steps I went ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SMALL.jpg SynchronisticSavage Painting with Light or 'Light Painting' uses light where a traditional painter would use paint, so in light painting instead of a traditional brush the artist uses a light source. just about any light source can be used as a light painting tool, from a BIC lighter to a glow stick, to fireworks, to ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 I was looking for a cheap LED light for my shrimp tank (54 liter/15 gallons). I decided to start a very simple DIY project to save money and to share it on instructables.Stuff you need:1 or more waterproof rigid LED strips; you'll find them all over the internet. I bought 2 of them at banggood (9$)....
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illumaphone-Light-based-Electronic-Musical-Instrum/
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SMALL.jpg bonniee Ever wanted to build your own electronic musical instrument? In this Instructable, I walk through the build process for my Illumaphone, a light-based, spatial musical instrument that I built for Jeff Snyder's Computer Music class at Princeton. It consists of six coffee cups. Wave your hands over the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:26:03 PST
Fan Powered by any Heat Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Airflow-Companion/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:05:59 PST
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-DRL-Daytime-Running-Light/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:09:39 PST
Turn a broken 22" display into a light box http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-broken-22-display-into-a-light-box/
Turn a broken 22" display into a light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/IL35/I6AVOXYZ/F6YIL35I6AVOXYZ.SMALL.jpg fefesplace Do you have a broken display at home? Need a new light?!Reuse the back light of your broken display!I had a Samsung 22" panel, LCD was broken, so I decided to transform it into a light source.First steps are simple: open the display, get the display panel out of the plastic, and remove the LCD. (sor...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:12:06 PST
Create the Arduino driven LED growbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-fully-automated-LED-growbox/
Create the Arduino driven LED growbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/8R8T/FV4LSLGG/FR08R8TFV4LSLGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/8R8T/FV4LSLGG/FR08R8TFV4LSLGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/8R8T/FV4LSLGG/FR08R8TFV4LSLGG.SMALL.jpg cpo A while ago, I noticed many people using the Arduino controller for all sorts of home projects. I knew I just *had* to have one.After I received it through the mail and exploring its possibilities, it struck me that this would make it possible to make a (more or less) self-supporting closed greenhou...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 02:14:54 PDT
simple ultra bright flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-ultra-bright-flashlight/
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By: dudes

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:33:28 PST
Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Arc-Reactor/
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By: BlondeJamesDean

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:49:56 PST
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
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By: Joohansson

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
Simple LED Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-1/
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By: Electrospark

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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:40:51 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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By: Vagelis Chantzis

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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
What to salvage from energy saver light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-salvage-from-energy-saver-light-bulb/
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By: Rey-vB

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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 07:35:24 PST
Sound activated Light for the Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-activated-Light-for-the-Clock/
Sound activated Light for the Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/YC65/I4CMJBEJ/FMAYC65I4CMJBEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/YC65/I4CMJBEJ/FMAYC65I4CMJBEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/YC65/I4CMJBEJ/FMAYC65I4CMJBEJ.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture Have you ever knocked something over only because you wanted to check the time at night?You wake up in the middle of the night wondering what time it is.What if your alarm did not work and you have slept in!In winter months when it's dark outside, it's easy to get confused.I don't like LCD type of c...
By: ShakeTheFuture

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:56:00 PST
Non Soldering Solar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Lantern/
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By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:42:10 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Crossguard-Lightsaber/
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By: caitlinsdad

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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:20:27 PST
LED Running safety belt http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Running-safety-belt/
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By: MoTinkerGNome

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:19 PST
Color Changing Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Mood-Lamp/
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By: batkin

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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:24:56 PST
Projection mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-mapping/
Projection mapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda Welcome to my projection mapping tutorial!There's a lot of material on the web showcasing this technique, but how one creates this effect remains elusive at best. So many people have made detailed tutorials but i feel they don't apply it in their work, and that's why my approach to explaining this t...
By: Pushan Panda

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:15:18 PST
TimeRuler http://www.instructables.com/id/TimeRuler/
TimeRuler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SMALL.jpg glazur TimeRuler is a time-space measuring tool, using light-painting technique. It can be used for fun, for measuring high speed movement in different sports or as an educational device for schools. What you need:Arduino UNO, or similar13 pcs. 3V ultra bright dome LEDjump wiremini breadboard9V batteryplyw...
By: glazur

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:52:52 PST
Flashlight Stand Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Stand-Lamp/
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By: gravityisweak

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:59:17 PST
Light Box DJ http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Box/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:09:08 PST
Glass with accelerometer controlled light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-with-accelerometer-controlled-light/
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By: ademon

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:55:33 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
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By: sheetmetalalchemist

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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By: santiagoleila

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Pinhole Camera Explained http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Camera-Explained/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 04:43:24 PST
Cheap Product Photography in Under an Hour (Soft box) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Product-Photography-in-Under-an-Hour/
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By: OptimumAlliance

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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 09:18:40 PST