Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:25:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Aquarium Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 6 Mar 2006 02:15:10 PST
Portable Air Conditioning http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Air-Conditioning/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 19:43:29 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Cast Concrete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Concrete-Lamp/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:42:39 PDT
Cure for a Keurig Vue that won't pump water. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cure-for-a-Keurig-Vue-that-wont-pump-water/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:39:03 PST
Pallet Screen Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Screen-Door/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:33:52 PDT
Tiny Dowel Joints Using Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Dowel-Joints-Using-Skewers/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:42:08 PDT
The New and Improved Brushless Electric Scooter Power System Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/The-New-and-Improved-Brushless-Electric-Scooter-Po/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 13:24:57 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
Kinship Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger In life, we depend on one another to succeed and to simply survive. This is true in small communities, and in the greater scope of human existence. The goal of this vase is to demonstrate the notion of interdependence and the importance of community. No single unit functions without the support of o...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-acetone-lamp-from-reused-materials/
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 I must confess it, I have a weakness for lamps, basically I feel attracted to anything that emits light, I've made oil lamps, gas lamps, I've used LED's, neon bulbs,... I've tested many forms of creating light, but very few as beautiful as this one. In this instructable I'll show you how to create a...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:26:12 PDT
Moss Graffiti http://www.instructables.com/id/Moss-Graffiti/
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Fri, 28 Dec 2007 10:13:55 PST
Solar Battery Charger For Your Cordless Power Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Battery-Charger-For-Your-Cordless-Power-Tool/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:06:28 PDT
The secret to a bathroom river tile floor for $19.50 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-secret-to-a-bathroom-river-tile-floor-for-1950/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:44:50 PDT
Leather Handgrips http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Handgrips/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:30:00 PDT
Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
The 1lb Boxed Screw Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-1lb-Boxed-Screw-Storage-Rack/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:52:38 PDT
Shock Mounts for Eames Fiberglass Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Mounts-for-Eames-Fiberglass-Chairs/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:53:30 PDT
Concrete Brick Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Brick-Casting/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:41:54 PDT
Truck Bed Utility Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Utility-Rack/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:52 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Concrete Coffee Table from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Coffee-Table-from-Recycled-Materials/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:12:26 PDT
DIY Aircondition http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aircondition/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:10:13 PDT
Historic Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Historic-Ship/
Historic Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SMALL.jpg Z3r01f1n1ty Hi there, i'll try to show you how to make a model of a historic ship. Before i start, you should know that i am not expert at this, on the contrary this was my first try at this and i was surprise that it actually turn out like this. The whole process is not complicated but will require a lot of pa...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:22:28 PDT
Custom Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Lego-Table/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:41 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Pretty-Princess-Castle-Bed-your-Child-w/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
Cast a Metal Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-a-Metal-Ring/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:25:32 PDT
Scrap Wood Wine Glass Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Wine-Glass-Rack/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:03:49 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-ShelfCoat-Rack/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:40:44 PDT
Zombicide Storage Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombicide-Storage-Boxes/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:27:02 PDT
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Wine-Bottle-Corks/
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig This is a tutorial on making a simple jig for cutting wine corks in half, along their length.The jig requires only simple scraps to build and is for use with a band saw, but could also be used to hold corks when using a hand, or even a knife, depending on the size of the kerf.Using this jig on a ban...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:51:46 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Industrial-Pipe-Shelf/
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SMALL.jpg alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
By: alesandrome

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-SwordMachete-for-the-Novice-Metalworker/
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob Surely at some point in every man's life (and no doubt many women's too), probably after watching Conan the Barbarian or Highlander, he has had the desire to build his own sword. This instructable will show you how.Note that I am a beginner to this kind of metalworking, and this project was an exper...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:48:52 PDT
Large 24 Plant Hydroponic System from recycled 2 Liter Soda Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-24-Plant-Hydroponic-System-from-recycled-2-L/
Large 24 Plant Hydroponic System from recycled 2 Liter Soda Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/G6LG/HXUOY7FR/FDBG6LGHXUOY7FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/G6LG/HXUOY7FR/FDBG6LGHXUOY7FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/G6LG/HXUOY7FR/FDBG6LGHXUOY7FR.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART There are 24 2L soda bottles that each hold an individual plant. Nutrient is pumped from the bottom reservoir to the top through 1/2" tubing and reduced into 1/4" tubing going into each of the top eight 2L soda bottles and is gravity drip-fed downward through remaining 16 bottles and back into the ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:43:25 PDT
Secret door that looks like an 8' fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-that-looks-like-an-8-fence/
Secret door that looks like an 8' fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/U1HJ/HXUDGY00/F7PU1HJHXUDGY00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/U1HJ/HXUDGY00/F7PU1HJHXUDGY00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/U1HJ/HXUDGY00/F7PU1HJHXUDGY00.SMALL.jpg masoon This was a mistake that had awesome results so I decided to use it as my first instructable. I had set my posts in concrete a couple of days in advance and when I went to build my gate I was running out of daylight so I decided to make a solid panel and wait to build the gate the following weekend. ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:07:39 PDT
Every Day Carry (EDC) Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Every-Day-Carry-EDC-Book/
Every Day Carry (EDC) Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SMALL.jpg wholman “It's best to have your tools with you. If you don't, you're apt to find something you didn't expect and get discouraged.” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftEvery Day Carry (EDC) is a small collection of useful things. It is also a system for framing the world through the lens of acti...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:37:54 PDT
Superhero Kids Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Kids-Bench/
Superhero Kids Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour A friend of mine wanted a bench for her sons who just happen to like the superheroes Ironman, Hulk, and Spiderman. I couldn't resist the opportunity to combine my longtime fondness of painting with my new skills in woodworking and naturally I also had to make an instructable.Materials:2x3x8ft lumbe...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:26:27 PDT
Purple Ombre Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Ombre-Dresser/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:38:55 PDT
DIY Garden Markers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Garden-Markers/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 08:43:46 PDT
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Cabinet-with-Glue-and-Joinery/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:39 PDT
How to propagate cacti!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-propagate-cacti/
How to propagate cacti!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Succulents are awesome to fill theb home with, even cacti. Cacti, and other succulents, are easily propagated by cuttings. You can have a whole new plant growing in just a week!!! Here's how. Locate the subject!!! Find a pup on your cactus, or a leaf on your succulent, and make sure it is health...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:27:35 PDT
Woodpecker Door Knocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpecker-Door-Knocker/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:10:28 PDT
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Hexagon-Plant-Pot/
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I recently moved into a new flat, the larger amount of space finally allowed me to put some nice plants around the house. I picked up a nice palm from Ikea but couldn't find a pot that I liked. I've always wanted to make something using concrete so this seemed the perfect opportunity. Materials a...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:34:58 PDT
Upcycled Collapsable Pallet Coffee Table (Easily Storable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Collapsable-Pallete-Coffee-Table-Easily-S/
Upcycled Collapsable Pallet Coffee Table (Easily Storable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/JBUG/HXQMY3C5/F9UJBUGHXQMY3C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/JBUG/HXQMY3C5/F9UJBUGHXQMY3C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/JBUG/HXQMY3C5/F9UJBUGHXQMY3C5.SMALL.jpg jackjconnery This Coffee Table was made from recycled Wood Pallets. This was my final Product Design A-level project that I felt that I should share with a community of other Craftsmen, Designers and Enthusiasts. Its main features are that of it's innovative collapsible legsfor easy of storage, the upcycling of ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:24:09 PDT
Recycled Glass Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Glass-Countertop/
Recycled Glass Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This bright blue recycled glass countertop was made as a shipping and packaging table in our Berkeley, CA warehouse. The countertop contains 75 pounds of recycled blue glass and 50 pounds of Surecrete’s Terrazzo Mix. The color is CHENG’s SmartColor Indigo and the entire project is sealed with Sur...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:36:44 PDT
The Wooden 6 Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-6-Pack/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:44:12 PDT
Handmade knife and Acid etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-knife-and-Acid-etching/
Handmade knife and Acid etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hi! This week my dad will celebrate his 46th birthday, so I decided to make him a gift that's useful. Some time ago he used to go hunting regularly so he has one really good Italian handmade knife, but i hope that he will like this one too.Also this guy: Garra23 asked if i could make an instructable...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:15:11 PDT
Measuring tape holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-tape-holder/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:43:02 PDT
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-...I admired the original idea and wanted to build one myself because my family has a large pile of shoes at the front ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT