Instructables: exploring - technology - time http://www.instructables.com Mon, 6 Jul 2015 15:30:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easiest Smart Home Panel and Info Center - repurpose an old phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Smart-Home-Panel-and-Info-Center-repurpose/
Easiest Smart Home Panel and Info Center - repurpose an old phone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/3TLH/IBGCD53E/F1Y3TLHIBGCD53E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/3TLH/IBGCD53E/F1Y3TLHIBGCD53E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/3TLH/IBGCD53E/F1Y3TLHIBGCD53E.SMALL.gif coal_train In this Instructable, I'll walk you through some of the steps I followed in repurposing a phone as a smart home touch appliance for my room. You'll be able to control your lights, know your daily weather forecast, and receive any other personal information (news, personal finance budget, email, spor...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:20:27 PDT
Rainbow Neo Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Neo-Clock/
Rainbow Neo Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This clock was made as a gift but I was so happy with it that I thought I'd make an instructable for it. The clock uses 2 Neo Pixel Rings from Adafruit Industries as well as the Arduino Pro Mini microcontroller and a DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) to keep accurate time. The time can be set when upload...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:16:06 PDT
Arduino Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Alarm-Clock-1/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:45:28 PDT
Graphene Battery : Battery of Future http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphene-Battery-Battery-of-Future/
Graphene Battery : Battery of Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SMALL.jpg amansinghaljpr Hey friends i am back with a project that has the potential to change the world . It is the the future of our new age batteries ...Please watch the whole video ..
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 06:48:36 PDT
Wake Up Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Clock/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:12:17 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SMALL.jpg AlexFW In this project we'll be making "stupid" swarm bots that can be assembled in less than 10 minutes and cost less than $5 per bot. They are also extremely easy to make as there is no coding involved, no microcontroller, and no advanced circuitry. Vibrating motors cause these robots to move around, an...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
An elegant, stacking, Real Time Clock for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/An-elegant-stacking-Real-Time-Clock-for-Raspberry-/
An elegant, stacking, Real Time Clock for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DY34/IATH9591/FMTDY34IATH9591.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DY34/IATH9591/FMTDY34IATH9591.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DY34/IATH9591/FMTDY34IATH9591.SMALL.jpg Balzy If you want to build a good Real Time Clock for your Raspberry here's the tutorial you were looking for!This is a revised and simplified version for Instructables made out of this article at my personal blog. Difference is mainly in the structure and my article is a bit more verbose.Why another "ann...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:13:06 PDT
Pebble Time charging cable from Pebble original http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Time-charging-cable-from-Pebble-original/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:52:49 PDT
Rainbow color website in 5 min for free http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-color-website-in-5-min-for-free/
Rainbow color website in 5 min for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/YFFN/IANRGOHP/FNFYFFNIANRGOHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/YFFN/IANRGOHP/FNFYFFNIANRGOHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/YFFN/IANRGOHP/FNFYFFNIANRGOHP.SMALL.jpg Abhinandan pal join WEEBLY and make the siteIT ISfreehas forumcan see statsview my pageshttp://megacosmos.weebly.comhttp://rainandbow.weebly.comhttp://stepnext123.weebly.comBEST OF LUCK FOR CREATING YOUR WEBPAGEPLEASE JOIN THE FORUM Join weebly Choose type Choose theme Choose name Built the site ...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 08:04:51 PDT
Raspberry Pi moving timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-moving-timelapse/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:45:24 PDT
Make an intelligent desk clock, written in JavaScript, powered by the Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-intelligent-desk-clock-powered-by-the-Inte/
Make an intelligent desk clock, written in JavaScript, powered by the Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/J7QH/I8R6E3ZR/FO7J7QHI8R6E3ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/J7QH/I8R6E3ZR/FO7J7QHI8R6E3ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/J7QH/I8R6E3ZR/FO7J7QHI8R6E3ZR.SMALL.jpg karma-laboratory Why my clocks need to be more intelligent...I always set up reminders for my calendar meetings but when that little "XYZ meeting starting in 15 minutes" desktop notification pops up in the corner of my computer screen I hit the Snooze or Close button. "15 minutes is enough time to get one more thing...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:37:06 PDT
Apple II Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-II-Watch/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:53:43 PDT
EGG: The Futuristic Chronometer http://www.instructables.com/id/EGG-The-Futuristic-Chronometer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:04:08 PDT
How to: Define the Value of a Second http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Define-the-Value-of-a-Second/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:07:42 PST
Hyper Terra http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyper-Terra/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:33:09 PST
Arduino Mega GPS with LCD and SD Logging http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mega-GPS-with-LCD-and-SD-Logging/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:41:23 PST
TimeRuler http://www.instructables.com/id/TimeRuler/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:52:52 PST
TheSUN, Arduino powered design wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/TheSUN-Arduino-powered-design-wall-clock/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:26:03 PST
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Pincer-from-Software-installation-printing/
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome So you want to get into making cool stuff with 3D printing but you don’t know how to start? Then hopefully this little tutorial will help you get going. If you just came for the STL files feel free, the link is below. Although I have used "TinkerCAD" in the past, I wanted something that had a bit ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:08:27 PST
Make an awesome clock from Sugru + Twigs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-awesome-clock-from-Sugru-Twigs/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:04:13 PST
GoPro External Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-External-Battery/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:19:47 PST
Dire Bomb-like Timer (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-like-Timer-V2/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:02:25 PST
Sundial Watch: The Original Smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sundial-Watch-3D-Printing/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:49:18 PST
ArduinoBlueTooth(NotSoSmart)Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoBlueToothNotSoSmartWatch/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:35:58 PDT
Multi color digital clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-color-digital-clock/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:30:36 PDT
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Time-Run-Backwards-The-Reverse-Clock/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:01:20 PDT
BMO desk mate http://www.instructables.com/id/BMO-desk-mate/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:00:34 PDT
Reviving a Vintage Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-a-Vintage-Clock/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:52:00 PDT
How to make an auto-brewing coffee maker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-auto-brewing-coffee-maker/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:40:26 PDT
It's about time! watch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-about-time-watch/
It's about time! watch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SMALL.jpg wobbler In the beginning there was the universe but Time hadn't been invented- not enough time yet. Then the universe invented the first humans (Homo Originalis) but Time still hadn't been invented. However, evolution favoured those who didn't try walking around in the dark woods through the simple evolutio...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:09:22 PDT
World Clock in German using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Clock-in-German-using-Arduino/
World Clock in German using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SMALL.jpg trzimm While in Germany last year, I saw a world clock in a store similar to this one in a store that was priced at 900€. I read several instructables online on how to create a World Clock so I decided to give it a shot. I want to thank the following Instructables that I used as a starting point to create ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:23:00 PDT
Diyurr http://www.instructables.com/id/Diyurr/
Diyurr - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/LR25/HZJO4R5B/FBKLR25HZJO4R5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/LR25/HZJO4R5B/FBKLR25HZJO4R5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/LR25/HZJO4R5B/FBKLR25HZJO4R5B.SMALL.jpg DrapogDesign Skrekkøgle (http://skrekkogle.com/) a Oslo based design firm made DURR, a awesome gadget a while back. http://skrekkogle.com/#durr1 (third picture)They made a limited set of 50 pieces and sold them. They turned out so popular that they set out to make another bigger batch of time investigating devi...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:19:55 PDT
Why Your Black Hole Isn’t Working and How to Fix It http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-Your-Black-Hole-Isnt-Working-and-How-to-Fix-It/
Why Your Black Hole Isn’t Working and How to Fix It - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/V6VK/HZ9O3SM5/FPYV6VKHZ9O3SM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/V6VK/HZ9O3SM5/FPYV6VKHZ9O3SM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/V6VK/HZ9O3SM5/FPYV6VKHZ9O3SM5.SMALL.jpg Bananamultiverse In my first instructable we went over how to construct your own universe and I am sure that some of you were not to be stopped and pushed your universe to the very limits. Unshakably gripped by ambition you would not rest until you had in your own universe the crown jewel of physics, a black hole.I...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:02:01 PDT
How to: Teleport Through Space Across Time http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Teleport-Through-Space-Across-Time/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:50:18 PDT
Time Lapse Camera Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Camera-Robot/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:51:07 PDT
How to: Construct Your Very Own Universe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Construct-Your-Very-Own-Universe/
How to: Construct Your Very Own Universe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/B6MN/HXBG54F8/F7TB6MNHXBG54F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/B6MN/HXBG54F8/F7TB6MNHXBG54F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/B6MN/HXBG54F8/F7TB6MNHXBG54F8.SMALL.jpg Bananamultiverse This instructable is a quick exercise to get you started in the business of universe construction.Required supplies: - time (s) - space (m) Define Space-Time First you will need to define the relationship between space and time with one simple equation:time cubed (s^3) = space to the fourth power...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:07:25 PDT
Automatic Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Irrigation-System-21/
Automatic Irrigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SMALL.jpg BooRan This is an in-depth tutorial on how i created an auto-irrigation system for a garden using the Texas Instrument Tiva family microcontroller. There are a handful of examples online about irrigation systems but I really wanted something that could take advantage of a handful of sensor options. The m...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:17:31 PDT
The iFacer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-iFacer/
The iFacer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/65V9/HVVKGDZ3/FUR65V9HVVKGDZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/65V9/HVVKGDZ3/FUR65V9HVVKGDZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/65V9/HVVKGDZ3/FUR65V9HVVKGDZ3.SMALL.jpg pizzanik The special stand is designed to hold an iphone 4 or 4s at a perfect height for face timing while sitting or standing.It was designed because of the hassle of always having to adjust my phone while face timing and moving it all over the place when i changed positions. The angle The angle is the k...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 08:55:16 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/OK8V/HXY66P6D/F1JOK8VHXY66P6D.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Hello if you like this please take the time to vote in the competitionsTHANKSAt the end of my light sensing instructable where I played with the measurement of reducing sun light levels as well as making it into a laser game , I mentioned that I wanted to have a go at making a full spectrometer. Thi...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
How To Program A Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Program-A-Clock/
How To Program A Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/Z1IU/HVCUO21A/FKRZ1IUHVCUO21A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/Z1IU/HVCUO21A/FKRZ1IUHVCUO21A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/Z1IU/HVCUO21A/FKRZ1IUHVCUO21A.SMALL.jpg -_ - wAT If you have ever wanted to create and control time, this is not exactly the right place. I can, however, teach you how to write a program for a clock. I will be showing you how to use Notepad on a Windows computer to design your very own program in the batch language.To be honest with everyone rea...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:31:55 PDT
How To Be A Fake Hacker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Be-A-Fake-Hacker/
How To Be A Fake Hacker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CYA6/HV9HRD88/FIDCYA6HV9HRD88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CYA6/HV9HRD88/FIDCYA6HV9HRD88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CYA6/HV9HRD88/FIDCYA6HV9HRD88.SMALL.jpg -_ - wAT Have you ever looked at a website and said to yourself "I wish there was a legal way to make temporary changes to website for my own amusement."? If you have, and even if you haven't, you're in luck because I have something that will suit your needs.First of all, hacking is a term that is commonly ...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 14:18:17 PDT
EDGE-LIT Mouse Pad cum CD Case http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Box-EDGE-LIT-Mouse-Pad/
EDGE-LIT Mouse Pad cum CD Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/6FM2/HV4DAFHR/FXS6FM2HV4DAFHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/6FM2/HV4DAFHR/FXS6FM2HV4DAFHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/6FM2/HV4DAFHR/FXS6FM2HV4DAFHR.SMALL.jpg W I N G M A N I am the kind of person who cant live without a mouse pad. Since the one i had had worn out, i decided to make my own. Gathering Resources Materials:1 Clear Transparent CD Boxes2 AdhesiveThats it?... yep! You could just throw away the CD's like i did or you could use them for any other project. ...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 10:24:46 PDT
Python programming - dates and times http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-programming-dates-and-times/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/L6YY/HMMF0MP8/FQTL6YYHMMF0MP8.SMALL.jpg matt392 # bring in the date and time functions import datetime from datetime import * # Take today's date and format it formattedtoday = date.today().strftime("%A %B %d %Y") print ("Today's date is: ", formattedtoday) today = date.today() # Take a previous date and format it previousday = date(1994, 01, 2...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:43:55 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
Attach Iphone to a Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Attach-Iphone-to-a-Tripod/
Attach Iphone to a Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/LBYP/HU4893FN/FO3LBYPHU4893FN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/LBYP/HU4893FN/FO3LBYPHU4893FN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/LBYP/HU4893FN/FO3LBYPHU4893FN.SMALL.jpg matthew3838 Cheap and easy way to attach your Iphone to a tripod using the packaging that it came in. This is using an iphone 5C... I dont know if the other iphones come with the same packaging but I presume it is similar. This is a good mount for making time-lapse movies or photos with a timer but is a little...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:53:59 PDT
Arduino Internet Time Client http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Time-Client/
Arduino Internet Time Client - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SMALL.jpg sspence UPDATE! Added 12h/24h switch and Standard / Daylight Savings Time Switch! See steps 7 & 8. Have you ever wanted a clock that kept accurate time to a official time source? There are official time servers on the internet that you can attach to and sync your time. Most people have their computers set ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:09:58 PDT
Temp, Humid and Time + Date on OLED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Temp-Humid-and-Time-Date-on-OLED-Display/
Temp, Humid and Time + Date on OLED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/WJO4/HTIWJCQB/FSCWJO4HTIWJCQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/WJO4/HTIWJCQB/FSCWJO4HTIWJCQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/WJO4/HTIWJCQB/FSCWJO4HTIWJCQB.SMALL.jpg jedhodson This is a nice little project that shows the Time, Date, Temperature and Humidity onto a OLED Module. Would work good as a little bed side clock so you know how chilly it is before you get up. Step 1: Parts you need You will need the following parts to construct this project;- Arduino Uno or simi...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 02:20:36 PDT
Time-Lapse Pan&Tilt Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-PanTilt-Robot/
Time-Lapse Pan&Tilt Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/LCU4/HT36T92O/F28LCU4HT36T92O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/LCU4/HT36T92O/F28LCU4HT36T92O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/LCU4/HT36T92O/F28LCU4HT36T92O.SMALL.jpg Troy_1 Hey Everyone! I'm back with some more Lego Robotics. This Lego Mindstorms Robot can automatically pan and tilt an iPhone in very small increments to capture amazing time-lapses. I got the idea for this after seeing other time-lapse robots online, but most of them are really expensive. So instead, ...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:22:42 PDT
One component radio clock time transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/WWVB-radio-time-signal-generator-for-ATTINY45-or-A/
One component radio clock time transmitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/Y5YJ/HSVGJAU4/FSJY5YJHSVGJAU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/Y5YJ/HSVGJAU4/FSJY5YJHSVGJAU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/Y5YJ/HSVGJAU4/FSJY5YJHSVGJAU4.SMALL.jpg sbmull Believe it or not, you can generate a time signal to set your WWVB controlled radio clocks with just an attiny45, wire antenna, and a battery. Upload the code to an attiny45, put a 20" or so wire on pin 6 and power with 5v.  You'll need to put your radio clock close to pick up the signal best. ...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:30:12 PDT
Cinematic Motion Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinematic-Motion-Control/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/BQE9/HSL29GQR/F0VBQE9HSL29GQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/BQE9/HSL29GQR/F0VBQE9HSL29GQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/BQE9/HSL29GQR/F0VBQE9HSL29GQR.SMALL.jpg sensoryhouse High-end cinematic motion control.  Made with off-the-shelf CNC and camera rigging components.   When we release the designs we will post them here at Instructables.com.  Happy Hardware Hacking!!!
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:58:57 PDT