Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:40:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Preserve Your Own Animal Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Preserve-Your-Own-Animal-Skull/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 14:36:04 PDT
Easy Webcam Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Webcam-Microscope/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:30:37 PDT
The Model 1882 Wireless Telephone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Model-1882-Wireless-Telephone/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:12:37 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-v2/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 22:53:09 PDT
What is the point of ironing your clothes? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-the-point-of-ironing-your-clothes/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 13:23:16 PDT
Why do Mentos React with Soda? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Does-the-Number-of-Mentos-Affect-the-AmountRat/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 15:52:05 PDT
Electricity Generating Footwear - Generate Electricity By Walking (Concept) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Footwear/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:05:52 PDT
How Do Batteries Work? (+DIY Homemade Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Do-Batteries-Work-DIY-Homemade-Battery/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 01:58:54 PDT
At Home Elephant Toothpaste Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/At-Home-Elephant-Toothpaste-Demonstration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   Hello TrollFaceTheMan here with How to make Elephant Toothpaste... Now I know this is an old one, but sometimes the classics are worth repeating... Now this experiment is completely safe to do at home, and all the igredents most of you will already have around the house...  So stay tuned, to fin...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:18:30 PDT
Growing Rock Candy In Under 24 Hours (Includes Time Lapse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Rock-Candy-In-Under-24-Hours-With-Time-Lap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   Please vote if you like it!! Hello Yotubers TrollFaceTheMan Here...     I had been Looking around about Crystal Growth and such and decided to re-try an experiment I had always failed at in the past, making rock candy... Why had I always failed it..? Well patience has never been my strong suit...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:16:45 PDT
The Rubens' Tube: Soundwaves in Fire! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Rubens--Tube%3a-Soundwaves-in-Fire!/
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Mon, 27 Aug 2007 15:41:52 PDT
Build Your Own Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Batteries-1/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:12:56 PDT
How To: Get an Egg Through a Bottleneck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-an-Egg-Through-a-Bottleneck/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 18:02:14 PDT
DNAquiri: the delicious DNA extraction http://www.instructables.com/id/DNAquiri-the-delicious-DNA-extraction/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 20:31:49 PST
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Reaction-Diffusion-Patterns/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:07:48 PDT
How to make sodium hydroxide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-sodium-hydroxide/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 12:33:06 PST
How to make a coin spin forever http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-coin-spin-forever/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/W0MY/HS0CZR1M/FUQW0MYHS0CZR1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/W0MY/HS0CZR1M/FUQW0MYHS0CZR1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/W0MY/HS0CZR1M/FUQW0MYHS0CZR1M.SMALL.jpg dcuish Want to make your own ever spinning Totem from INCEPTION? Gaze at a coin spin for hours endlessly. Pretty mesmerizing. Discovered this while my brother was making a magnetic stirrer for growing beer yeast. Very cool. It's basically just a rotating magnet but the method I'm using here reduces constr...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:40:20 PST
littleBits Sample Rotator http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Sample-Rotator/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
Fitzroy Storm Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitzroy-Storm-Glass/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 07:14:46 PST
Save money on your DIY laboratory - robust, easy to focus USB microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-money-on-your-DIY-laboratory-robust-easy-to-f/
Save money on your DIY laboratory - robust, easy to focus USB microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SMALL.jpg Dean Wilson There are plenty of examples of how to build a USB microscope from an old web-cam out there. This design builds on those examples by using a plastic twist pack (also known as 'Bolt cases' and often used for storing machine tool cutters) to provide a cheap, elegant, robust and easy to use focusing me...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 16:27:33 PST
PIE-rotechnic Thanksgiving Dessert! (Mega Dangerous) http://www.instructables.com/id/PIE-rotechnic-Thanksgiving-Dessert-Mega-Dangerous/
PIE-rotechnic Thanksgiving Dessert! (Mega Dangerous) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/YJ1G/HO7XGB68/FQSYJ1GHO7XGB68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/YJ1G/HO7XGB68/FQSYJ1GHO7XGB68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/YJ1G/HO7XGB68/FQSYJ1GHO7XGB68.SMALL.jpg The King of Random An innocent looking pumpkin pie erupts an insane fountain of flames and fire! Watch the Video! WARNING: This project is for demonstrational, educational, and entertainment purposes only.   It is not intended to be duplicated.  This experiment should only be attempted by experienced professi...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:57:48 PST
Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-20-21/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:05 PST
Gel Electrophoresis Integrated System (GelIS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gel-Electrophoresis-Integrated-System-GelIS/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 22:22:42 PDT
Jacob's Ladder Sculpture from found materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Jacob-s-Ladder-Sculpture-from-found-materials/
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Sun, 24 Jun 2007 19:04:05 PDT
Black Snake Science Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Snake-Science-Experiment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/NSKM/HLSHHCW7/FWLNSKMHLSHHCW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/NSKM/HLSHHCW7/FWLNSKMHLSHHCW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/NSKM/HLSHHCW7/FWLNSKMHLSHHCW7.SMALL.jpg CrazyRussianHacker Black Snake Science Experiment http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jNG8w0lJ4U
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 09:49:10 PDT
10 Things To Do at a Birthday Party with Liquid Nitrogen! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Things-To-Do-at-a-Birthday-Party-with-Liquid-Ni/
10 Things To Do at a Birthday Party with Liquid Nitrogen! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/SW7Z/HLR2IFVP/FB2SW7ZHLR2IFVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/SW7Z/HLR2IFVP/FB2SW7ZHLR2IFVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/SW7Z/HLR2IFVP/FB2SW7ZHLR2IFVP.SMALL.jpg The King of Random 10 tricks with liquid nitrogen that you could try at your next party, but probably shouldn't! Watch the Video!   WARNING:  These projects and results are depictions of my own personal experiences, which may vary depending on location, and modifications to project ideas.  There may be risks ...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:46:40 PDT
Mood Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmosphere-Light/
Mood Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/6GCZ/HKVLC5RS/FAU6GCZHKVLC5RS.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a great night light or just to have for atmosphere. We took our instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Flashlight/ and modified it a bit. Skip to step 7 to see the changes. Don't forget to check out the supply list though. Materials LED Holder LED (Color) Fender Wash...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:36:05 PDT
How to Get Started in Amateur Astronomy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Started-in-Amateur-Astronomy/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 12:07:16 PDT
Film Canister Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Flashlight/
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:09:19 PDT
SinkScience with the Tesla CD Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Turkey-Time-Tesla-CD-Turbine/
SinkScience with the Tesla CD Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/UGWY/F9056RTB/FJLUGWYF9056RTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/UGWY/F9056RTB/FJLUGWYF9056RTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/UGWY/F9056RTB/FJLUGWYF9056RTB.SMALL.jpg mrfixitrick For this Instructable, I have tamed the wild beast "PumpkinCutter" CD Turbine of the last Instructable and made it into a fun, smooth and safe kitchen tool that runs on water faucet pressure! Basic Kitchen Model CD Turbine and Magnetic Coupler. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFMqPWSpmTY This ...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2007 02:12:13 PST
Dry Ice Bubble Project for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Dry-Ice-Bubble-Project-for-Kids/
Dry Ice Bubble Project for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/8BXV/HJKBU5GL/F3O8BXVHJKBU5GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/8BXV/HJKBU5GL/F3O8BXVHJKBU5GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/8BXV/HJKBU5GL/F3O8BXVHJKBU5GL.SMALL.jpg HollyMann This is a dry ice project that kids should have a lot of fun with! In addition to having fun, they'll also learn the science behind dry ice. My son had a lot of fun playing around with it - but you need to be extremely careful so you and the kids don't get hurt. Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide - th...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 16:44:26 PDT
Microbial Fuel Cell Of Science!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Microbial-Fuel-Cell-Of-Science/
Microbial Fuel Cell Of Science!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/9QIM/HKDFFU2S/FGJ9QIMHKDFFU2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/9QIM/HKDFFU2S/FGJ9QIMHKDFFU2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/9QIM/HKDFFU2S/FGJ9QIMHKDFFU2S.SMALL.jpg drdan152 Fuel cell that harvests electrons from the bacteria in mud! And ELECTRons mean ELECTRicity....you get me? The cell also makes a great habitat for a beta fish... The bacteria decompose the fish poop adding to the cell's fuel and keeping the water clean! Get Some MUCK! "MUCK" is actually the corr...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 13:55:17 PDT
Film Canister Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Battery/
Film Canister Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Making a battery from film canisters, used wire, vinegar, and nails. Check us out at catsscience.com and on Facebook Please vote for us. Materials Film canisters Vinegar Safety goggles Nails (zinc coated) Wire Cutters Alligator clips with wire Scrap copper wire Red LED No film canisters? You ...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 11:11:45 PDT
3D printable microscope for home or lab http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-microscope-for-home-or-lab/
3D printable microscope for home or lab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/APST/HHS9S4LF/FRBAPSTHHS9S4LF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/APST/HHS9S4LF/FRBAPSTHHS9S4LF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/APST/HHS9S4LF/FRBAPSTHHS9S4LF.SMALL.jpg kwalus The following instructable describes a 3D printable microscope that you can make at home using low cost 3D printing. Almost every part on this microscope is 3D printable with the exception of the lenses, which you can get from disposable cameras. I got my lenses from a local photography shop and the...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:02:46 PDT
3D Printable Adjustable Volume Pipette http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Adjustable-Volume-Pipette/
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:23:26 PDT
Turn a Normal Pipette Dispenser to an Automatic Repeater http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Normal-Pipette-Dispenser-to-an-Automatic-Re/
Turn a Normal Pipette Dispenser to an Automatic Repeater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/58YJ/HH2W3NJC/F2I58YJHH2W3NJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/58YJ/HH2W3NJC/F2I58YJHH2W3NJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/58YJ/HH2W3NJC/F2I58YJHH2W3NJC.SMALL.jpg bbsbb The challenge: Recently, my coworker asked me to design a kit that can transfer a normal pipette dispenser to an automatic repeater. In cell culturing, he needs to use a pipette dispenser to create a water jet in the cell suspension to break the cells into individual cell after harvesting the ce...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 00:07:53 PDT
How to create a Science Hack Day http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Science-Hack-Day/
How to create a Science Hack Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EKOU/HFBK91CL/FB8EKOUHFBK91CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EKOU/HFBK91CL/FB8EKOUHFBK91CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EKOU/HFBK91CL/FB8EKOUHFBK91CL.SMALL.jpg arielwaldman (photo by Matt Biddulph) Science Hack Day is a 48-hour-all-night event where anyone excited about making weird, silly or serious things with science comes together in the same physical space to see what they can prototype within 24 consecutive hours. Designers, developers, scientists and anyone who...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 21:47:11 PDT
Bubble Wall | Interactive, Inflatable Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Wall-Interactive-Inflatable-Panel/
Bubble Wall | Interactive, Inflatable Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SMALL.jpg kickice82003 Bubble Wall | Breathing Wall Panel System Interactive, Inflatable, Playable Wall Brief Project Description This was an artistic piece installed for a digital fabrication show at the University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design. While this brief is specific to this panel,...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:26:00 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
DIY Anaerobic Chamber (aka glove box) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Anaerobic-Chamber-aka-glove-box/
DIY Anaerobic Chamber (aka glove box) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/CYXV/HCJNWGT1/F1TCYXVHCJNWGT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/CYXV/HCJNWGT1/F1TCYXVHCJNWGT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/CYXV/HCJNWGT1/F1TCYXVHCJNWGT1.SMALL.jpg ponckk This DIY Anaerobic chamber was designed and built to grow cultures of Geobacter Sulfurreducens bacteria, to do research and experimentation  on my Microbial Fuel Cell project called "BactElecTric". It is important to state the fact that this is piece of equipment intended to be used in a Bio Safety...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:54:34 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
Amazing & Graceful Egg Drop Contraption http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing--Graceful-Egg-Drop-Contraption/
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Sun, 25 May 2008 01:58:09 PDT
Make a Hail-Pad without any Styrofoam or Foil! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Hail-Pad-without-any-Styrofoam-or-Foil/
Make a Hail-Pad without any Styrofoam or Foil! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/1VR7/HBNXWW62/FGT1VR7HBNXWW62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/1VR7/HBNXWW62/FGT1VR7HBNXWW62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/1VR7/HBNXWW62/FGT1VR7HBNXWW62.SMALL.jpg 3ddementor In accordance to one of the Citizen Science challenges from SciStarter.com,  it describes to create an inexpensive and efficient type of hail-pad for organizations such as the CoCoRaHS, that can accurately display the size, orientation and number of hailstones throughout a hailstorm. This challenge ...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 23:42:49 PST
The Light Fountain: a Bioluminescent Hourglass http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Fountain-a-Bioluminescent-Hourglass/
The Light Fountain: a Bioluminescent Hourglass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6XUK/HBNXUZFW/F5N6XUKHBNXUZFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6XUK/HBNXUZFW/F5N6XUKHBNXUZFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6XUK/HBNXUZFW/F5N6XUKHBNXUZFW.SMALL.jpg Patrik Imagine having a lamp that requires no energy and turns off on its own. Also imagine having a pet that won't die without your constant supervision. These come together in the bioluminescent hourglass! Bioluminescence is the ability of organisms to emit light, and has independently evolved in severa...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 23:59:53 PST
How to Make Batteries From Spare Change http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-Spare-Pocket-Change-into-DIY-Batteries/
How to Make Batteries From Spare Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/FGBI/HAVGJYI6/FB1FGBIHAVGJYI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/FGBI/HAVGJYI6/FB1FGBIHAVGJYI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/FGBI/HAVGJYI6/FB1FGBIHAVGJYI6.SMALL.jpg The King of Random See The Video! What's a penny worth these days?  Not much, but could there be some free energy hidden inside your spare pennies? You'd be surprised! Watch the video to learn how you can put together stacks of pennies to form makeshift batteries that can drive small-current devices like LEDs a...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 16:07:15 PST
"Home Made" Liquid Nitrogen, for next to nothing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulated-Liquid-Nitrogen-for-next-to-NOTHING/
"Home Made" Liquid Nitrogen, for next to nothing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L5AQ/FMEGA05Q/F1QL5AQFMEGA05Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L5AQ/FMEGA05Q/F1QL5AQFMEGA05Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L5AQ/FMEGA05Q/F1QL5AQFMEGA05Q.SMALL.jpg rerat Or, poor man's liquid nitrogen. I'm in college, but unfortunately no chem classes, nor do I have the money for a Dewar's of my own to have filled. I heard of this technique from a friend of a teacher's son's maid..or something, it was a while ago. Full credit for this idea belongs to wbeaty over ar ...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2008 21:40:21 PDT
Tornado Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tornado-Machine/
Tornado Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/H369/HAVCQ8EC/FDZH369HAVCQ8EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/H369/HAVCQ8EC/FDZH369HAVCQ8EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/H369/HAVCQ8EC/FDZH369HAVCQ8EC.SMALL.jpg ixisuprflyixi I have made a number of these "tornado machines" in the past and everyone usually enjoys them but because I make things in such a careless way I often don't take photos and everything is one of a kind.  However, Instructables is helping me to change all that. Now I plan and research and make models ...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:34:09 PST
PIR Motion Sensor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Motion-Sensor-Tutorial/
PIR Motion Sensor Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/EQAU/FYIZHAJN/FXYEQAUFYIZHAJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/EQAU/FYIZHAJN/FXYEQAUFYIZHAJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/EQAU/FYIZHAJN/FXYEQAUFYIZHAJN.SMALL.jpg adafruit Pyroelectric ("Passive") InfraRed sensors:'''What is a PIR sensor?'''PIR sensors allow you to sense motion, almost always used to detect whether a human has moved in or out of the sensors range. They are small, inexpensive, low-power, easy to use and don't wear out. For that reason they are commonl...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2009 08:34:04 PDT
Wave Pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/Wave-Pendulum/
Wave Pendulum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/0D5W/GXFXNMYT/FM00D5WGXFXNMYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/0D5W/GXFXNMYT/FM00D5WGXFXNMYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/0D5W/GXFXNMYT/FM00D5WGXFXNMYT.SMALL.jpg SargentPepper The holiday season is much anticipated by people of all ages, it is a time for good food, family, vacation, and fun!  But also a time to figure out what to give people... which can prove to be a difficult task.  For me, it's one of those things that I have great ideas for all year round but when the...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 20:16:15 PST