Instructables: exploring - technology - magnet - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:18:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 ferromagnetic fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/ferromagnetic-fluid/
ferromagnetic fluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Magnetic silly putty was pretty awesome, but it's time to take it to the next level with ferromagnetic fluid! Making your own ferromagnetic fluid (ferrofluid) is super easy, and it uses the same easy to get black iron oxide powder as the magnetic putty. The best thing about ferromagnetic fluid ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:40:46 PDT
GoPro Magnetic Mini Ball Head Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Magnetic-Mini-Ball-Head-Mount/
GoPro Magnetic Mini Ball Head Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SMALL.jpg peterthomsen One of my favorite DIY GoPro mounts. This versatile mount is super simple to make and comes in handy all of the time. Assembly takes a few minutes. Materials cost about $15.Materials: 65# Hold Magnet ($8 hardware store) Mini Ball head ($4 ebay) GoPro Tripod Mount ($3 ebay) 1/2" 1/4-20 machine s...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Robo-Mobile - A Homemade Bluetooth Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Mobile-A-Homemade-Bluetooth-Robot/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 15:47:42 PDT
Simple dc motor with forward/reverse and self starting http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-dc-motor-with-forwardreverse-and-self-start/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:05:38 PDT
Leather & Sugru iPad Air Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Sugru-iPad-Air-Stand/
Leather & Sugru iPad Air Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/CONF/HRTWJWM1/FDHCONFHRTWJWM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/CONF/HRTWJWM1/FDHCONFHRTWJWM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/CONF/HRTWJWM1/FDHCONFHRTWJWM1.SMALL.jpg lightningad Initially i wanted to try design a portable stand for my iPad, that would take up no more room than the ipad itself, and that would hold the device at the right angle for using on my desktop at work. I don't want an all enclosing case, just a stand, but one that was a little more curvacious than the...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 04:37:25 PST
Find Strong Magnets Inside Old Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-Strong-Magnets-Inside-Old-Electronics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/3CU9/HQJDT5SA/FPU3CU9HQJDT5SA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/3CU9/HQJDT5SA/FPU3CU9HQJDT5SA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/3CU9/HQJDT5SA/FPU3CU9HQJDT5SA.SMALL.jpg mist8k Need magnets? Lets try and find some free magnets inside old household electronics! 
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:25:20 PST
Magnetic Gem & Mineral Float Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Gem-Mineral-Float-Tester/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:42:27 PST
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-bright-Waterproof-Torch-DIY-Rechargeble/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:08:20 PST
portable device car mount http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-device-car-mount/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:07:14 PST
Secret Compartment Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Chess-Set/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:58:49 PDT
Glowing laser cut pendant with magnetic battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-laser-cut-pendant-with-magnetic-battery-ho/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:04:50 PDT
Hard Drive Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-Speaker-System/
Hard Drive Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1GOL/PSYES9J7V7W/FVG1GOLPSYES9J7V7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1GOL/PSYES9J7V7W/FVG1GOLPSYES9J7V7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1GOL/PSYES9J7V7W/FVG1GOLPSYES9J7V7W.SMALL.jpg sybyabraham In this instructable we turn a hard drive into a speaker.  Items Needed Items needed for this project : 1. Hard Disk Drive 2. Soldering Iron 3. Wire Cutter 4. T9 Torx Screw Driver Disassemble the hard disc drive. Disassemble the HDD.Use the T9 torx screw driver to remove the screws.Some o...
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Sun, 8 Oct 2006 18:15:29 PDT
Magic Wand that can turn Electrical Appliances On and Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Wand-that-can-turn-Electrical-Appliances-On-/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 14:33:38 PDT
Shake it like a Tic-Tac! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-it-like-a-Tic-Tac!/
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Sat, 30 Sep 2006 21:42:00 PDT
Desktop Architecture Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Architecture-Kit/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 20:40:53 PDT
How to make your own Metal Pulse Magnetizer 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Metal-Pulse-Magnetizer-2/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 10:13:05 PDT
Sony Smart Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Sony-Smart-Arm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/6ZRB/HGH6Y8FG/FVS6ZRBHGH6Y8FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/6ZRB/HGH6Y8FG/FVS6ZRBHGH6Y8FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/6ZRB/HGH6Y8FG/FVS6ZRBHGH6Y8FG.SMALL.jpg justurn So last year when I saw this   http://hackaday.com/2012/05/13/hacking-magnets-into-your-skin/ I thought that was something I really wanted to try so I did some research and found everything I needed to make it happen I got the implants in July and after a few months of healing i started using the I...
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Fri, 17 May 2013 04:45:44 PDT
Electromechanical Transducer Out of a Polystyrene Conical Section! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromechanical-Transducer-Out-of-a-Polystyrene-/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2007 20:50:32 PDT
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Electronic-Shock/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:27:46 PDT
Getting Useful Bits from a Microwave Oven #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Useful-Bits-from-a-Microwave-Oven-1/
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 11:12:19 PDT
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Emergency-Phone-Charger-MacGyver-Style/
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this video, you'll learn how to "MacGyver" a 40 Watt Electrical Generator from a cordless drill and a few household items.  Here's how to charge a phone, illuminate small lights, and make electricity in a pinch. For more projects like this, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:15:46 PST
GoPro Vehicle Mounts: The Magnet Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Vehicle-Mounts-The-Magnet-Mount/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 08:47:08 PDT
Window Painting Robot (arduino, processing, accelerometer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Painting-Robot-arduino-controlled/
Window Painting Robot (arduino, processing, accelerometer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/NRR7/HCJNWJOP/FSLNRR7HCJNWJOP.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 The idea for this project came from one of my favorite 'ibles: the polargraph. I loved the drawing style and thought how cool would it be to do this on the side of a building? Unfortunately the challenges to setting up such a large polargraph on a student budget pushed me to find an alternate soluti...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 05:53:35 PST
Make a Real Working Speaker for Under $1.00! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Real-Working-Speaker-for-Under-100/
Make a Real Working Speaker for Under $1.00! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/MMRO/HCB8KMY6/FYMMMROHCB8KMY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/MMRO/HCB8KMY6/FYMMMROHCB8KMY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/MMRO/HCB8KMY6/FYMMMROHCB8KMY6.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Here's how to make a real working paper plate speaker for under $1.00! Watch the Video! $1 Paper Plate Speaker? Back in 2007, YouTube user HouseholdHacker posted a parody video on how to make a High-Def speaker for under a buck. MythBusters took on the challenge and busted it. Although t...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 14:22:39 PST
Paint Pulse: Digital Water Marbling http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Pulse-Digital-Water-Marbling/
Paint Pulse: Digital Water Marbling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ZG38/HAQ37497/FMTZG38HAQ37497.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ZG38/HAQ37497/FMTZG38HAQ37497.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ZG38/HAQ37497/FMTZG38HAQ37497.SMALL.jpg blorgggg   Paint Pulse is a project which seeks to build upon the water marbling crafts of Ebru and Suminagashi with digital behavioral additions. The idea is to design intricate, flowing patterns of paint directly on the surface of water which you can capture on the surface of paper. Expert crafters c...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:56:34 PST
Create an Interactive Living Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Interactive-Living-Wall/
Create an Interactive Living Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/WJCW/HAQ30O9U/FDSWJCWHAQ30O9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/WJCW/HAQ30O9U/FDSWJCWHAQ30O9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/WJCW/HAQ30O9U/FDSWJCWHAQ30O9U.SMALL.jpg lnorooz This instructable was made as part of the final project requirement in the CS graduate course "Tangible Interactive Computing" at the University of Maryland, College Park taught by Professor Jon Froehlich. The course focused on exploring the materiality of interactive computing and, in the words of ...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:03:42 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
PULLING IRON from GOLD BEACH http://www.instructables.com/id/PULLING-IRON-from-GOLD-BEACH/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:14:59 PDT
Strong Electromagnet From An Old Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Strong-Electromagnet-From-An-Old-Transformer/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 21:57:10 PDT
Magnetic Levitation Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Levitation-Sculpture/
Magnetic Levitation Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/MOVW/GRYOPNXE/FJ7MOVWGRYOPNXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/MOVW/GRYOPNXE/FJ7MOVWGRYOPNXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/MOVW/GRYOPNXE/FJ7MOVWGRYOPNXE.SMALL.jpg jfehr67 Now available for sale! If you like it, but don't have the laser access or don't want to do the casting, follow the links at http://www.cadabralabs.com to get a kit. The Idea: In this instructable, we build a diamagnetic levitation sculpture, complete with easy adjustments for optimizing the levi...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 17:37:53 PDT
Tesla CD Turbine With Scary Steampunk Laser PumpkinCutter Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-CD-Turbine-With-Scary-Steampunk-Laser-Pumpki/
Tesla CD Turbine With Scary Steampunk Laser PumpkinCutter Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/5FXJ/F8JUSYO5/FXU5FXJF8JUSYO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/5FXJ/F8JUSYO5/FXU5FXJF8JUSYO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/5FXJ/F8JUSYO5/FXU5FXJF8JUSYO5.SMALL.jpg mrfixitrick If you wanna build something high tech, truly scary, cheap, and relatively easy for Halloween, this Steampunk Tesla CD Turbine is it! It uses recycled CD's, Neodymium magnets and a Magnetic Coupling to power tools and implements. You can order the BEST neodymium super-magnets here: http://www.kjmag...
By: mrfixitrick

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Mon, 5 Nov 2007 06:18:23 PST
magnetic silly putty http://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-silly-putty/
magnetic silly putty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/RG25/GOMNRUSN/FC6RG25GOMNRUSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/RG25/GOMNRUSN/FC6RG25GOMNRUSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/RG25/GOMNRUSN/FC6RG25GOMNRUSN.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Thinking Putty (also known as Silly Putty) is a silicone polymer children's toy. Silly putty is fun because it has some unique properties: it is viscoelastic, meaning it can be stretched and shaped and mashed back together again; and as its apparent viscosity increases directly with respect to the a...
By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 12:30:17 PDT
Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Power-Transmission-Over-Short-Distances-U/
Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/CSYH/FU6LWTUS/FA8CSYHFU6LWTUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/CSYH/FU6LWTUS/FA8CSYHFU6LWTUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/CSYH/FU6LWTUS/FA8CSYHFU6LWTUS.SMALL.jpg robotkid249 Quarter of a million views, thanks everyone! The power cord, I know you hate it. Sometimes, you just want to cut it apart! Well say goodbye to your power cords, because with the power of inductive coupling your device will not need to be connected metal to metal. Seemlessly your device can be charg...
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Wed, 6 May 2009 15:31:01 PDT
Pair of Hearts Homopolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pair-of-Hearts-Homopolar-Motor/
Pair of Hearts Homopolar Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/ZETH/GJ289X0P/FF6ZETHGJ289X0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/ZETH/GJ289X0P/FF6ZETHGJ289X0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/ZETH/GJ289X0P/FF6ZETHGJ289X0P.SMALL.jpg mrfixitrick Make a pair of rotating copper heart motors...that unite to become one! In this Instructable, I show how to make a special 2-piece homopolar motor with a bass speaker, some coins, a battery and two pieces of copper wire. A neodymium magnet can be used instead of the bass speaker and coins. This is...
By: mrfixitrick

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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 02:04:54 PST
Build an Amazing Tesla CD Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Amazing-Tesla-CD-Turbine/
Build an Amazing Tesla CD Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/YTDS/F82EUB6Q/F4LYTDSF82EUB6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/YTDS/F82EUB6Q/F4LYTDSF82EUB6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/YTDS/F82EUB6Q/F4LYTDSF82EUB6Q.SMALL.jpg mrfixitrick Build a real working turbine from recycled CD's! This Tesla CD Turbine is based on the Tesla turbine, which was invented by Nikola Tesla in the early 1900's. Tesla's pumps and motors were unique in that they only used discs, and took advantage of the boundary layer effect. His smallest des...
By: mrfixitrick

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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 07:42:00 PDT
LED Jellies http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Jellies/
LED Jellies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/O9S1/G619HQ21/FBDO9S1G619HQ21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/O9S1/G619HQ21/FBDO9S1G619HQ21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/O9S1/G619HQ21/FBDO9S1G619HQ21.SMALL.jpg the_gella Who doesn't love LED throwies? And who can resist adorable sea creatures? I've combined the two to create LED Jellies! This Instructable will show you how to make a jellyfish shaped casing for LED Throwies that you can stick to any metal surface. The Throwies are easily removable so you can 'refill...
By: the_gella

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Sun, 28 Feb 2010 00:32:44 PST
ThinkSafe: A Magnetic Power Connector for Thinkpads http://www.instructables.com/id/ThinkSafe%3a-A-Magnetic-Power-Connector-for-Thinkpad/
ThinkSafe: A Magnetic Power Connector for Thinkpads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/7HND/4N6ET9K6LU1/F2T7HND4N6ET9K6LU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/7HND/4N6ET9K6LU1/F2T7HND4N6ET9K6LU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/7HND/4N6ET9K6LU1/F2T7HND4N6ET9K6LU1.SMALL.jpg breath My Thinkpad's power connection started getting flaky, so I made a magnetic connector that works just like Apple's MagSafe connectors. It's effective, cool-looking, and breaks away cleanly when kicked. I used common materials that I had around or could find at my local hardware store, so you should...
By: breath

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Thu, 26 Oct 2006 01:48:11 PDT
MagSafe for the Rest of Us: A DIY Magnetic Power Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/MagSafe-for-the-Rest-of-Us-A-DIY-Magnetic-Power-A/
MagSafe for the Rest of Us: A DIY Magnetic Power Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/13HP/G5FQZWP9/FSO13HPG5FQZWP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/13HP/G5FQZWP9/FSO13HPG5FQZWP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/13HP/G5FQZWP9/FSO13HPG5FQZWP9.SMALL.jpg Freeload We all know that one of the most common places for a laptop to break is its power adaptor. The combination of being directly attached to the motherboard, heat, and constant moving and shifting leads the connector to become loose and sloppy. Eventually the connection stops working altogether. Apple h...
By: Freeload

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Tue, 9 Feb 2010 07:12:16 PST
Electromagnetic Floater http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnetic-Floater/
Electromagnetic Floater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/MGN5/F2FRVEF6/F5MMGN5F2FRVEF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/MGN5/F2FRVEF6/F5MMGN5F2FRVEF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/MGN5/F2FRVEF6/F5MMGN5F2FRVEF6.SMALL.jpg J_Hodgie This Instructable will show you how to make a device that can float almost any object with a magnet in it. It is much like the floating globes you can buy, except it works by balancing the forces of permanent magnets with electromagnets, rather then simply using combinations of permanent magnets. ...
By: J_Hodgie

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Fri, 8 Jun 2007 19:33:26 PDT