Instructables: exploring - technology - water - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:20:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Personal Space Defense System http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Space-Defense-System/
Personal Space Defense System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 If you're tired of people invading your personal space, popping your bubble, or otherwise gettin' up in your business, why not send them a message by blasting them away with a water gun? Manually targeting people with your soaker of choice can be a chore, and if there is a deluge of personal space i...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:28:04 PDT
Build an Underwater robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
Water Drop Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-water-drop-macro-lens/
Water Drop Macro Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SMALL.jpg Znaffi In this instructable I will show you, how you can take really cool macro pictures with a drop of water as a lens for your smartphone / tablet.We are putting water directly onto the smartphone / tablet, so don't do this, if you are worried, that it will cause damages. I am not worried at all, as I ha...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:52:34 PDT
DIY Turbine Spray Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Turbine-Spray-Bottle/
DIY Turbine Spray Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/LS4P/ICG2CPEF/FR8LS4PICG2CPEF.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips We have an extremly hot summer in my place so i had to figure out something which can cool us down.Here comes the result :) Watch the video!!! In this video i show you the most important steps of the making! #1 Sprinkle with water yourself is a good idea in a hot summer day but how can we impr...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:30:33 PDT
Photography: Water Droplets http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Water-Droplets/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:15:13 PDT
Hydrodynamic Testing Water Tunnel http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrodynamic-Testing-Water-Tunnel/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 08:47:07 PDT
Rainbow Water Drops Photo http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Water-Drops-Photo/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 21:23:31 PDT
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-squirting-twitter-enabled-intruder-alarm/
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SMALL.jpg aderhgawen What's better than a motion detector for home security? A tweeting motion detector that can spray water!In this project, we will build a water spraying intruder alarm using a Lightblue Bean (a BLE enabled Arduino micro controller) equipped with a PIR motion sensor. After spraying the intruder, the L...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:31:49 PDT
Duct Tape RC Airboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-RC-Airboat/
Duct Tape RC Airboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/E64Q/IAMCLWXZ/FJXE64QIAMCLWXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/E64Q/IAMCLWXZ/FJXE64QIAMCLWXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/E64Q/IAMCLWXZ/FJXE64QIAMCLWXZ.SMALL.jpg RCLifeOn I went to my local hardware store and came across some sheets of foam. Earlier that day I had been working with my old airboat and realized how terribly built it really was. That's when I came up with the idea to make a super light, basically indestructible and powerful airboat. To my surprise it wa...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:05:13 PDT
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Autopilot/
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Here's how to build an autopilot which can steer an RC boat to waypoints! It's easy to build, based on the popular Arduino platform, and great for hobbyists who want some soldering practice! With this autopilot, an RC boat can go long distances without any human intervention, like an autonomous dron...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:44 PDT
DIY Dog Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Water-Alarm/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:21:53 PDT
Water Drop Trampoline http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Drop-Trampoline/
Water Drop Trampoline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/JQSS/I95GQQS8/FVZJQSSI95GQQS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/JQSS/I95GQQS8/FVZJQSSI95GQQS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/JQSS/I95GQQS8/FVZJQSSI95GQQS8.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Water you doing today? Add some bounce to your bubble and some dance to your drops with the water drop trampoline! Columns of air moving at different speeds let you float drops in a hovering boogie. We set out to make this as a homemade version of one of our favorite exhibits at the Exploratorium, "...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 10:02:51 PDT
Dust/Water Proof Camera Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DustWater-Proof-Camera-Case/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:04:27 PDT
Make Your Hasselblad Not Afraid of Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Hasselblad-Not-Afraid-of-Water/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 07:41:17 PDT
Water Gun Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Gun-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:18:18 PDT
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby As part of my solar powered home, I have a potable water pump to provide water when our water utility is not available. I also implemented speed control of the pump to adjust the flow to allow energy efficient pump operation depending of the battery bank voltage. Before we continue, take a read of m...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
Water Bottle Siphon Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Siphon-Pump/
Water Bottle Siphon Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/9SA1/I81V2T8T/FL29SA1I81V2T8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/9SA1/I81V2T8T/FL29SA1I81V2T8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/9SA1/I81V2T8T/FL29SA1I81V2T8T.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I was helping my brother do an oil change on his motorcycle yesterday, he accidentally added a little too much oil. So instead of going through the hassle of draining and refilling the oil, I decided it would be easier to pull out some from the dipstick hole. I came up with this easy to make water b...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 23:14:36 PDT
High-Speed Photography For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Speed-Photography-For-Beginners/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:49:24 PDT
How Dish Soap Works - Water Surface Tension Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Dish-Soap-Works-Water-Surface-Tension-Experime/
How Dish Soap Works - Water Surface Tension Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ARN0/I7MXKCWO/F3WARN0I7MXKCWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ARN0/I7MXKCWO/F3WARN0I7MXKCWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/ARN0/I7MXKCWO/F3WARN0I7MXKCWO.SMALL.jpg Dave Hax See how soap breakdowns the surface tension of water. This demonstration visualizes the effect dish soap has on the surface tension of water, and it helps to explain why soap is good for cleaning dirty dishes. The experiment is simple to follow and easy to try. It's great fun to do with children as ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:18:45 PDT
Device Charging with a Multi-turbine (on faucet, wind, bike, while sporting and etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Device-Charging-with-a-Multi-turbine-on-faucet-win/
Device Charging with a Multi-turbine (on faucet, wind, bike, while sporting and etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I love every green energy gadgets and devices but they are specialized only for one electricity generator like a solar cell or a wind turbine. the wind turbine chargers are big and they can't be used as a hydroturbine. I tried to make a waterproof multiturbine that can be powered by wind or by any f...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:08:27 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
Ammo Box Waterproof Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Waterproof-Radio/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:59:51 PST
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Wind-and-Hydro-on-your-faucet-turbine-powere/
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In our world the rechargeabale gadgets have a very important role, but their batteries have a very low capacity, so they discharge fast. In this instructable I gonna show you how to build a USB device charger, that is powered by a solar panel or a wind/hydro turbine. It contains a rechargeable power...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:06:26 PST
Hydraulic Ram Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-Ram-Pump/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2009 22:20:25 PDT
Awesomely cute Christmas tree water level indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesomely-cute-Christmas-tree-water-level-indicato/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:33:58 PST
Flow Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Flow-Meter/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:21:52 PST
LED Zen Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Zen-Board/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:46:07 PST
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 1: Monitoring Water Flow - Plumbing Free - Using A Piezo And Pinoccio Mesh Networking http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-The-World-One-Drop-At-A-Time-Part-1-Monitorin/
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 1: Monitoring Water Flow - Plumbing Free - Using A Piezo And Pinoccio Mesh Networking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SMALL.jpg buchananwp Water is cheap, but California is in one of the worst droughts ever right now. Let's face it: we can't fix the drought. However, some CA residents are actively running out of drinking water. At the municipal level it's difficult to enact immediate change, but we can change how we use our water at ho...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:21:17 PDT
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Works-3D-prints-of-the-San-Francisco-Water-S/
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network of the city.For this project, I've created three 3D prints mounted on a wood-etched map based on infrastructure data. They are the...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:47:56 PDT
Table-Top Electric Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Watering-System/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:33:00 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lego-Lighthouse/
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E654/HYLDJZKR/FORE654HYLDJZKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E654/HYLDJZKR/FORE654HYLDJZKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E654/HYLDJZKR/FORE654HYLDJZKR.SMALL.jpg yoda333 Lighthouses have been guiding boats to safety for thousands of years. One of the earliest and most notable of these was the Pharos of Alexandria. This huge structure stood for nearly two thousand years. When deciding on a lego project, I wanted to build something practical, yet at the same tim...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:14:01 PDT
Water-Powered Octocopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Octocopter/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:12:57 PDT
Augmented Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Water/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:32:09 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-v2/
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By: ASCAS

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Fri, 30 May 2014 22:53:09 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
宠物冰屋 http://www.instructables.com/id/猫猫冰屋-Cat-iglooa-small-Air-condition-room/
宠物冰屋 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SMALL.jpg zq9610 此教程将引导你将一个废旧冷热饮水机改造为一个给宠物使用的小型空调室 你需要准备:一台冷热饮水机,并确保其制冷功能仍然能够工作;一个用于 CPU 散热的组模;一个水冷头;一个直流 12 伏微型潜水泵;一个温度显示模块;一个塑料瓶;一米左右直径适合水泵的导管;一些废纸;一张废毛巾(可选);热熔胶及热熔枪;扎带若干;其他辅助工具恕不列出;你的智慧。 将饮水机完全拆卸 此例中拆卸的是一个只带有热水功能的饮水机,因此我额外准备了AC-DC电源适配器和制冷片。注意:只有冷热型的饮水机才有 AC-DC 电源适配器和制冷模块。 保留热水壶、电源模块以及制冷模块 热水壶将会被用于存储冷却水,电源模块...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 10:46:28 PDT
Bicibomba a partir de deshechos http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicibomba-a-partir-de-deshechos/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:46:42 PDT
Automatically water your small indoor plant using Arduino + pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatically-water-your-small-indoor-plant-using-/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:05:10 PDT
Raspberry Pi Water Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Water-Cooler/
Raspberry Pi Water Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/BPXB/HTQN5OX6/F56BPXBHTQN5OX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/BPXB/HTQN5OX6/F56BPXBHTQN5OX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/BPXB/HTQN5OX6/F56BPXBHTQN5OX6.SMALL.jpg Unprecedented Hello, this is a step-by-step guide to building a water cooling system for the Raspberry Pi's ARM processor. It all started when I say this project. I was instantly captivated, the thought of water cooling a pi had never occurred to me but once I saw it I immediately knew I wanted to build one. ...
By: Unprecedented

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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 21:37:22 PDT
Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK http://www.instructables.com/id/Mug-Music-Turn-Water-Into-an-Instrument-with-Ardui/
Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SMALL.jpg bonniee What if you could turn any conductive surface into an instrument? Like, say...a mug of water? Best of all, it's cheap; you'll only need $1 worth of extra electrical components (not including the Arduino). For this project, my friend Harvest and I combined Disney's Touché touch-sensing system ...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:56:12 PDT
LED Floaties (in water!) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Water-Floaties/
LED Floaties (in water!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/O63Z/HS0D963G/FMNO63ZHS0D963G.SMALL.jpg liza.stark Originally conceived of and deployed by the Graffiti Research Lab, LED Throwies are a cheap, quick way to create glowing orbs of goodness that stick to any ferro-magnetic surface. Since the parts are inexpensive and the concept is easily grasped, this is a great first electronics project or a fun ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:19:12 PST
Water Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight/
Water Powered Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/41I0/HNE44KP3/FJI41I0HNE44KP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/41I0/HNE44KP3/FJI41I0HNE44KP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/41I0/HNE44KP3/FJI41I0HNE44KP3.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Batteries are too mainstream, let's make Water Powered ones! The DIY flashlight never runs out of batteries, water is all around us and will never run out. One of today's causes of pollution is the improper disposal of batteries containing heavy metals such as lead and mercury. The answer, using wat...
By: ASCAS

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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:04:24 PDT
DIY Permanent Infrared DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Permanent-Infrared-DSLR-Camera/
DIY Permanent Infrared DSLR Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/C910/HLJUUH1E/FIIC910HLJUUH1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/C910/HLJUUH1E/FIIC910HLJUUH1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/C910/HLJUUH1E/FIIC910HLJUUH1E.SMALL.jpg zorwick This instructable is based on another DIY tutorial, what I found on the web, of course changed here and there a bit to suit my possibilities. http://eyesopen.org/2010/nikon-d80-infrared-conversion I will not talk about infrared photography more than this DIY tutorial needs. There are plenty of info...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:56:25 PDT
Sixty Foot Water Feature http://www.instructables.com/id/Sixty-Foot-Water-Feature/
Sixty Foot Water Feature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/G6F9/HKJTATGG/FUGG6F9HKJTATGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/G6F9/HKJTATGG/FUGG6F9HKJTATGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/G6F9/HKJTATGG/FUGG6F9HKJTATGG.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 This is how I went about making foam molds for a water feature. At Oregon Institute of technology the Civil engineering department wanted to make a teaching sculpture. The sculpture was built first then when they got more money they expanded the project to include concrete walkways and the water fea...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:08:34 PDT
Emergency Light/Charger from Fire & Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-LED-powered-by-Fire/
Emergency Light/Charger from Fire & Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Z6AJ/HGH70RF2/F4PZ6AJHGH70RF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Z6AJ/HGH70RF2/F4PZ6AJHGH70RF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Z6AJ/HGH70RF2/F4PZ6AJHGH70RF2.SMALL.jpg Joohansson DIY a really simple Thermoelectric Emergency Generator from very few parts. Optimized for powering with tealights/candles. With inspiration from my previous projects: http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Fan-Driven-by-a-Candle/ and http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Charger-Powered-b...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 00:04:27 PDT
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
5 Minute Water Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Water-Sensor/
5 Minute Water Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6S32/HBPBRTH6/FTP6S32HBPBRTH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6S32/HBPBRTH6/FTP6S32HBPBRTH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/6S32/HBPBRTH6/FTP6S32HBPBRTH6.SMALL.jpg sjroth Something I find really annoying to do is filling up a jug of water. Because the water dispenser lets out the water quite slowly, it takes  ages to fill up the jug completely. So I came up with the idea of making a water sensor that will let me know when the jug is full, so I don't constantly have t...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:26:34 PST
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 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 and d...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:34:09 PST
Water Level Indicator with Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Level-Indicator-with-Alarm/
Water Level Indicator with Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/Z8ZA/H82UH7IS/FMNZ8ZAH82UH7IS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/Z8ZA/H82UH7IS/FMNZ8ZAH82UH7IS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/Z8ZA/H82UH7IS/FMNZ8ZAH82UH7IS.SMALL.jpg raikut Introduction Today I am going to talk about a very useful project that I had taken up. It is called the Water Level Indicator. Nowadays everybody has overhead tank at their homes. But everyone who has a water tank above knows the kind of problems that they face. Firstly there is no system to track t...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 03:45:01 PST
Custom Klean Kanteen Reflect Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Kleen-Kanteen-Reflect-Lid/
Custom Klean Kanteen Reflect Lid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/17AL/H8LVXANZ/FG317ALH8LVXANZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/17AL/H8LVXANZ/FG317ALH8LVXANZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/17AL/H8LVXANZ/FG317ALH8LVXANZ.SMALL.jpg ptancredi Klean Kanteen's Reflect bottle is great because it's made with no paint or plastic (just steel, silicone, and bamboo). Even better, the lid is a great platform for burning with lasers, like the laser cutters at TechShop. I took the opportunity to burn in the logo for the school I work at, the Bould...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 08:49:47 PDT