Instructables: exploring - technology - up - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:40:15 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Build a Fort Using 3d Printed Fort Loops http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Fort-Using-3d-Printed-Fort-Loops/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:48:23 PDT
3d Printed Merlin Style Steadicam: MO-FLO 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Merlin-Style-Steadicam-MO-FLO-10/
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:47:25 PDT
3d Printed Travel Money Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Travel-Money-Belt/
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Wed, 29 May 2013 08:23:34 PDT
Emergency Light/Charger from Fire & Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-LED-powered-by-Fire/
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Thu, 16 May 2013 00:04:27 PDT
Adjustable Voltage Step-up (0.7-5.5V to 2.7-5.5V) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Voltage-Step-up-07-55V-to-27-55V/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 11:00:03 PDT
How to Make a 3D Business Card With a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3D-Business-Card-With-a-3D-Printer/
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:32:06 PDT
UP 3d Printer - 1kg Spool Holder and Filament Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/UP-3d-printer-1kg-Spool-Holder-and-Filament-Guid/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:18:37 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver TV-B-Gone Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-TV-B-Gone-Conversion/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:36:41 PDT
How To Sand Cast 3D Printed Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Easy-Sand-Cast-3D-Printed-Objects/
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 12:19:09 PST
DIY Flash Diffuser in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flash-Diffuser-in-5-Minutes/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 07:10:29 PST
Reverse Lens Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Lens-Macro-Photography/
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 06:18:02 PST
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
Solar 7-up: Solar phone charger in a bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-7-up-Solar-phone-charger-in-a-bottle/
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 07:49:45 PDT
Keyboard Repair from TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Repair-from-TechShop/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 17:56:35 PDT
Incredible DIY iPhone Macro http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-DIY-iPhone-Macro/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:24:29 PDT
Pressure Activated Light-Up Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Activated-Light-Up-Umbrella/
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Wed, 2 May 2012 12:45:23 PDT
Traffic Light Stoplight LED Scarf - Safety Scarf of Righteousness http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-Stoplight-LED-Scarf-Safety-Scarf-o/
Traffic Light Stoplight LED Scarf - Safety Scarf of Righteousness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/2SR4/GVZP1IDO/FBZ2SR4GVZP1IDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/2SR4/GVZP1IDO/FBZ2SR4GVZP1IDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/2SR4/GVZP1IDO/FBZ2SR4GVZP1IDO.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Multipurpose like a traffic light, this one keeps you warm and blinks to make you more visible in the night.  Stop traffic with this fun scarf worn around your neck. Repurpose a dollar-store bicycle safety flasher to embed in the scarf.  Simulates the light changing pattern and does other fancy seq...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 20:13:11 PST
Alien Up-duction http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Up-duction/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 18:33:42 PDT
Computer Time Travel: Using a BBS Over the Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Time-Travel-Using-a-BBS-Over-the-Phone/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:19:39 PDT
Cardboard Aperture: v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Aperture-v2/
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Thu, 3 Feb 2011 11:45:43 PST
DSLR macro on the cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-macro-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 12:29:06 PST
3D Business Card (for projection artists) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Business-Card-for-projection-artists/
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 20:21:28 PST
How To Take Great Close-Up Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Take-Great-Close-Up-Photos/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2009 09:55:51 PDT
iPhone Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-Macro-Lens-1/
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 12:51:41 PDT
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Proximity-Sensing-Coffee-Table-Module/
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SMALL.jpg grahmaustin This video can be found on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5n0rw8wo14 Check out the other one, and some other of my videos This is merely an instructable to explain how this device operates. I hope everything is not too obfuscated. This prototype consists of three 8x8” modules. Eac...
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Wed, 26 May 2010 18:42:21 PDT
Billie Jean LED light-up disco shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/MJ-Billie-Jean-LED-light-up-shoes/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 12:49:37 PST
Light Up Bow from Saran Wrap and Hot Glue and LED Throwie http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Bow-from-Saran-Wrap-and-Hot-Glue-and-LED-/
Light Up Bow from Saran Wrap and Hot Glue and LED Throwie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/36SH/G43EBJGB/FJO36SHG43EBJGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/36SH/G43EBJGB/FJO36SHG43EBJGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/36SH/G43EBJGB/FJO36SHG43EBJGB.SMALL.jpg SwitchGirl Create a cute, bright, lighted bow with saran wrap, hot glue, and a couple of  modified LED throwies. Yup, you heard me… saran wrap and hot glue. It is the perfect holiday craft for mom’s and daughters to do together, without breaking the bank. DIY: How to Make A Lighted Holiday Bow from iHeartS...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2010 08:52:42 PST
Light Up the Night! Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-the-Night-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/P656/G33OYP5C/FEUP656G33OYP5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/P656/G33OYP5C/FEUP656G33OYP5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/P656/G33OYP5C/FEUP656G33OYP5C.SMALL.gif Contest Robot Instructables and Cordarounds are happy to announce the winners of the Light Up the Night! Contest! We asked you to make an Instructable in order to make the long nights a little safer and the results were pretty awesome. Clothes, umbrellas, bikes, and many more objects were made a little more bril...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2009 14:55:42 PST
How To Enter the Light Up the Night! Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Light-Up-the-Night-Contest/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:56:22 PDT
Bioshock Belt Buckle in Bronze http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Belt-Buckle-in-Bronze/
Bioshock Belt Buckle in Bronze - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/SS8E/FXP6OWZV/FVKSS8EFXP6OWZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/SS8E/FXP6OWZV/FVKSS8EFXP6OWZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/SS8E/FXP6OWZV/FVKSS8EFXP6OWZV.SMALL.jpg bofthem Photoshop! This step is pretty simple. I needed to create a nice, clear reference image to trace in 3d. All I had to do here is increase the contrast and clean up an image of the Bioshock logo I found online. I started by resizing the image so the logo filled the canvas. Then I pulled up the ima...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 02:00:56 PDT
Popup Facebook Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Popup-Facebook-Picture/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 13:24:55 PST
Portable Cable Management http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cable-Management/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2009 19:30:59 PDT
Elevator Lights Without the Elevator http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevator-Lights-Without-the-Elevator/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2009 21:54:33 PDT
Instructables Holiday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Holiday-Card/
Instructables Holiday Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/O6WR/FOD6V2LR/FXXO6WRFOD6V2LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/O6WR/FOD6V2LR/FXXO6WRFOD6V2LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/O6WR/FOD6V2LR/FXXO6WRFOD6V2LR.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Not entirely a RoboCard but this is an unofficial official homemade holiday card that Instructables HQ would probably not send to its clients. It is that time of year where we eagerly await the big guy to deliver the things you have been dreaming about all year. You also made sure that he didn't h...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 22:54:56 PST
Upgrade Your Apple MacBook: Data Backup and Preservation. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fossilize-Your-Apple-MacBook-Data-Backup-and-Pres/
Upgrade Your Apple MacBook: Data Backup and Preservation. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/1NRM/FK27BIH3/FHV1NRMFK27BIH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/1NRM/FK27BIH3/FHV1NRMFK27BIH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/1NRM/FK27BIH3/FHV1NRMFK27BIH3.SMALL.jpg lamedust My Mac hard disk got really fat and full, it was disgusting. This problem is happening to many people who have bought the original MacBooks. They are feeling the distinctly tight pinch of a small hard drive. I bought my macbook ~2 years ago and it came with a 60Gig hard disk, clearly not enough for ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2008 11:15:45 PDT
Evil Robot of Doom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Robot-of-Doom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/WTWB/FCEIJ0AG/FTQWTWBFCEIJ0AG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/WTWB/FCEIJ0AG/FTQWTWBFCEIJ0AG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/WTWB/FCEIJ0AG/FTQWTWBFCEIJ0AG.SMALL.jpg Charles IV I made this thing today using parts from 2 hard drives, a old Sony CD player, an RC car, sim cards, a lighter and a pinewood derby car. It is equipped with motors to make it move, a flamethrower and a light-up face with LED. I can get the flame from the flamethrower much bigger but my lighter was ru...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 19:04:44 PST
Make your own Roll-Up Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Roll-Up-Keyboard/
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Tue, 22 Jan 2008 15:07:57 PST
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Glue-And-Conductive-Thread-Make-an-LED/
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Make your own conductive fabrics, thread, glue, and tape, and use them to make potentiometers, resistors, switches, LED displays and circuits.Using conductive glue and conductive thread you can make LED displays and circuits on any flexible fabric. They can be made flexible enough to roll up (see pi...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2007 17:06:18 PST
How to Enter the Instructables and ReadyMade Mash-Up Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Enter-the-Instructables-and-ReadyMade-Mash-/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2007 17:09:40 PDT