Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:09:20 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
$5 RF / Arduino Controlled Light Sockets [Reverse Engineering] http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
Satellite Radio Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-Radio-Boombox/
Satellite Radio Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Say what you will, but there's never been a better time to enjoy music than now. We can stream or download high quality tracks of nearly every song ever made to our pockets wirelessly, effortlessly, and for nearly free. While listening to your favorite songs on your newest iGalaxyJam device by Dre...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:21:47 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
Build your own cheap USB MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NUJC/I1ETWJHS/FSFNUJCI1ETWJHS.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I recently traded in my big pickup for a blazer. the big truck had a full size light bar on the roof but the blazer has a sunroof so I cant go that way again. I looked at different hideaway strobes and I even have an old twin tube strobe dashboard plow light but where's the fun in using something ...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
Movember Beard Furry http://www.instructables.com/id/Movember-Beard-Furry/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:55:35 PST
Microcontroller Register Manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Microcontroller-Register-Manipulation/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:28:43 PST
Gongbutton: Big button to control your gongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gongbutton-Big-button-to-control-your-gongs/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:16:46 PST
Simple Arduino Sunrise Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Sunrise-Lamp/
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 14:16:42 PST
Copy your keys with SUGRU http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-your-door-keys-with-SUGRU/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:48:40 PDT
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Light-Motor-Gear/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:46:30 PST
SparkTwister: A Wearable Game Using the Spark.io Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/SparkTwister-A-Wearable-Game-Using-the-Sparkio-Spa/
SparkTwister: A Wearable Game Using the Spark.io Spark Core - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/I32W/I2P3NY32/FJVI32WI2P3NY32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/I32W/I2P3NY32/FJVI32WI2P3NY32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/I32W/I2P3NY32/FJVI32WI2P3NY32.SMALL.jpg borchers SparkTwister is a physical game for 4 or more players. Each player wears a simple controller bracelet made of a Spark.io board with a SparkButton shield and an RGB sensor. When the game starts, all LEDs on your bracelet light up in the same color. Now you have to find another player with the same co...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:43:45 PST
3D to 2D to 3D Fabrication Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-to-2D-to-3D-Fabrication-Techniques/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:34:33 PST
Butch the Lighted Grinch http://www.instructables.com/id/Butch-the-Lighted-Grinch/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:00:29 PST
How To Upgrade Your Household Computer Into A Gaming PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-Your-Household-Computer-Into-A-Gaming-/
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:34:02 PDT
The Don't-Leave-Home-Without-It Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dont-Leave-Home-Without-It-Machine/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:03:00 PST
Turn-Taking Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Taking-Device/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:55:18 PST
Junk Mail Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Mail-Hack/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:47:24 PST
Turn your Arduino into a 4 voice wavetable synth with only a few components... http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-Arduino-into-a-4-voice-wavetable-synth-w/
Turn your Arduino into a 4 voice wavetable synth with only a few components... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4J8P/H1JUH7HL/F0G4J8PH1JUH7HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4J8P/H1JUH7HL/F0G4J8PH1JUH7HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/4J8P/H1JUH7HL/F0G4J8PH1JUH7HL.SMALL.jpg madshobye Multiple synthesizer projects have been done for the Arduino, but few have been able to utilize the full power of the Arduino processor. DZL from GeekPhysical wrote a 4 voice wavetable synthesizer that is one of the more advanced software based synths for the Arduino.  It has wavetables included (si...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 13:40:02 PDT
Intel IoT Analytics Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Analytics-Dashboard/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:25:14 PST
DIY slim NeoPixel strip with Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-slim-NeoPixel-strip-with-Spark-Core/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:04:25 PST
Good Morning Sunshine: The littleBits Wakeup Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Good-Morning-Sunshine-The-littleBits-Wakeup-Machin/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:26:55 PST
Useful Gestures - sculpture series http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Gestures-sculpture-series/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:24:37 PST
Insult your neighbors this Christmas with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Insult-your-neighbors-this-Christmas-with-arduino/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:51:29 PST
Electronics Necklace from Headphone Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Necklace-from-Headphone-Cable/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:16:21 PST
Make a 3D model from pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-model-from-pictures/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:45:18 PST
My 3D Printed Fiancée http://www.instructables.com/id/My-3D-Printed-Fiancé/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:30:32 PST
How to 'bling' up a boring staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bling-up-a-boring-staircase/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:14:50 PST
Falangafone - Use Gestures to Control Your Music! http://www.instructables.com/id/Falangafone-Use-Gestures-to-Control-Your-Music/
Falangafone - Use Gestures to Control Your Music! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SMALL.jpg nelsonliu At HackPrinceton 2014, my teammate and I built a robust, hand movement-controlled music system. We used the Leap Motion and its developer API to capture hand and finger data, and we utilized the Python language and the Pyo library for Python to process audio files in a variety of ways with the data ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:14:06 PST
How to Transfer iPhone Contacts to PC/Mac and Restore Back to Your Device http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Transfer-iPhone-Contacts-to-PCMac-and-Rest/
How to Transfer iPhone Contacts to PC/Mac and Restore Back to Your Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/ZWVX/HHI560DZ/FFXZWVXHHI560DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/ZWVX/HHI560DZ/FFXZWVXHHI560DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/ZWVX/HHI560DZ/FFXZWVXHHI560DZ.SMALL.jpg amanda-t Did you ever wonder how to transfer or backup iPhone contacts to your PC/Mac and restore them back to your device? The iPhone is not really like other smart phones. While that is part of the reason why so many individuals are drawn to it, being different is not always a good thing. For example, unli...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 04:16:47 PDT
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Polymorph-Mushrooms/
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SMALL.jpg Slime Eel My brother has always had a strange obsession with mushrooms (not eating them just looking at them) so I made this mushroom lamp thing. It is solar powered and made with polymorph plastic so you can always change the poses of the mushrooms later. It will charge during the day and turn on at night. ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:23:55 PST
Antique Digital Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Digital-Camera/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:45:59 PST
Draper 2.0, Illuminated Pocket Square http://www.instructables.com/id/Draper-20-Illuminated-Pocket-Square/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:48:55 PST
How to make an arduino "get off my property" machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-arduino-get-off-my-property-machine/
How to make an arduino "get off my property" machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/A5IM/I2KS77LC/FDAA5IMI2KS77LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/A5IM/I2KS77LC/FDAA5IMI2KS77LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/A5IM/I2KS77LC/FDAA5IMI2KS77LC.SMALL.jpg SufferKevyn901 This instructable will show you how to make my arduino "get off my property" machine. The sole purpose of this machine is to remove objects placed on it. The video above explains this very well. Supplies Materials:X2: 7cm * 9cm PCB'sSome duct tape (colored if you want it to look nice)X1: 27Kg ser...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:35:54 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
Make your own AMP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SMALL.jpg roanbuma Hello everyone this is my first tutorial on instructables!Over a year ago I decided to make my own AMP, it had to be able to play music from your phone to big speakers. It had to be small, but still capable of playingloud music. I also wanted to be able to ajust the volume. It had to look nice and b...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Controlling your Christmas lights with Text Messages http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-your-Christmas-lights-with-Text-Messag/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 04:01:24 PST
Self-balancing Raleigh Chopper inspired scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raleigh-Chopper-inspired-self-balancing-scooter/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00:40 PST
portable 20w solar charger http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-20w-solar-charger/
portable 20w solar charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/N9IS/I2I4C6KL/FGFN9ISI2I4C6KL.SMALL.jpg terrible tinkerer I've been charging 18650 rechargeable batteries from a small 12v battery solar charger for a few months now. Not impressed with the charge rate, spending an entire sunny day only to maybe have a single 18650 battery charged. I decided to step it up a notch & bought a 20w 12v solar panel from an...
By: terrible tinkerer

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:41:21 PST
Solar-Powered Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:43:31 PST
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-e-A-Spark-core-Touch-OSC-controlled-Wall-e-t/
Spark-e - A Spark core + Touch OSC controlled Wall-e toy robot conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/JT8F/I2I44EL7/FA8JT8FI2I44EL7.SMALL.jpg mattbrailsford When it comes to cute robots, the instructables robot being at the top of the list obviously, the second most famous has got to be Pixar's Wall-e. Who wouldn't want one of these little fellas scurrying around your home cleaning up your garbage for you? Well, whilst the real thing might not be availa...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:36:54 PST
DIY PVC Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PVC-Speaker/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:13:41 PST
Circuit Board Lamp 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Lamp-20/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:30:48 PST
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Programmable-Canvas/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:20:22 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SMALL.jpg PiBorg DiddyBorg is our robust robot kit for the Raspberry Pi. He can be controlled via autonomous software, via a Bluetooth controller such as the PS3 or over Wifi through a keyboard. Check out this video of him rolling around!This Instructables is concerned with the building of the hardware. There is som...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Library of Congress Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Library-of-Congress-3D-Printed-Christmas-Ornament/
Library of Congress Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SMALL.jpg VickyTGAW For my entry for the 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge, I decided I wanted to do something inspired by one of our family’s favorite DC destinations-- the Reading Room in the Library of Congress' Jefferson Building. The beauty of the building and knowledge within is a great testament to the best o...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 08:42:34 PST
Home Automation Raspberry and Phidgets part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Raspberry-and-Phidgets-part-2/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 06:34:58 PST
Motivational Bathroom Scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Motivational-Bathroom-Scale/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:40:28 PST
How To Make A Wooden Clock. ***Update for all who asked*** http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Wooden-Clock/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:03:42 PST
Autodesk Pier 9 5-Axis DMS - How to Use the DMS Dust Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-Dust-Collector/
Autodesk Pier 9 5-Axis DMS - How to Use the DMS Dust Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/C7LK/I2GJ2RY1/F80C7LKI2GJ2RY1.SMALL.jpg danvida Use the installed spindle dust collector whenever possible. This system prevents, and enthusiastically inhales, small airborne dust particles. It consists of two pneumatic spindle-mounted fiberglass intakes connected to the Woodshop dust collector. How it WorksTwo intakes pneumatically open and cl...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:19:46 PST