Instructables: exploring - gadgets - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:25:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hack a webcam and turnit into a security camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-webcam-and-turnit-into-a-security-camera/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:08:30 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
Simple Syringe Pumps http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Syringe-Pump/
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 08:50:09 PDT
How to make gears easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-gears-easily/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2011 07:57:59 PDT
Snail-Mail Mailbox Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Snail-Mail-Mailbox-Monitor/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:55:56 PDT
9V Solar Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/9V-Solar-Battery-Charger/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 21:28:14 PDT
NeoWeather: Ambient Weather Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoWeather-Ambient-Weather-Indicator/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:10:19 PDT
Super Secret Computer Mouse Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Secret-Computer-Mouse-Safe/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:55:31 PDT
Make a Glowing Rock Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glowing-Rock-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/LAJV/HSKV1I23/FLPLAJVHSKV1I23.SMALL.jpg mist8k A simple way to make a rock lamp that glows like embers Using Himalayan salt rocks and a strip of L.E.D's.
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:20:35 PDT
Wireless powered bling diffused with sideglow fiber optics : Project you are the ONE http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-you-are-the-ONE-a-Wireless-powered-fiber-o/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 23:24:16 PST
Smart mint the solar phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-mint-the-solar-phone-charger/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:59:47 PST
How to make a coin spin forever http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-coin-spin-forever/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/W0MY/HS0CZR1M/FUQW0MYHS0CZR1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/W0MY/HS0CZR1M/FUQW0MYHS0CZR1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/W0MY/HS0CZR1M/FUQW0MYHS0CZR1M.SMALL.jpg dcuish Want to make your own ever spinning Totem from INCEPTION? Gaze at a coin spin for hours endlessly. Pretty mesmerizing. Discovered this while my brother was making a magnetic stirrer for growing beer yeast. Very cool. It's basically just a rotating magnet but the method I'm using here reduces constr...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:40:20 PST
Speeding up your PS3 WiFi connection with DD-WRT + DLNA http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-up-your-PS3-WiFi-connection-with-DD-WRT-DLNA/
Speeding up your PS3 WiFi connection with DD-WRT + DLNA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SMALL.jpg yanz67 This is for those who are not ready to give up on their PS3.   The problem with PS3 is it has the 802.11b/g wifi card which is limited and slow.  After doing network tests it only gave me at most 5mbps upload and download speed.  It is good for netflix, but if you want to stream media from your DLNA...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:22:08 PST
The Endless Cup! (Secret Drink Collector Compartment) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Endless-Cup/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:20:40 PST
Solar usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-usb-charger/
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 05:59:57 PDT
Magical Monocle & Invisible Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Monocle-Invisible-Screen/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:17:46 PST
A DIY Google Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Google-Glass/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 05:04:28 PST
Build a mechanical Lego Binary Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-mechanical-Lego-Binary-Calculator/
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 19:09:01 PST
Hack An Old-fashioned Charger Into Latest Removable Plug & USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-An-Old-fashioned-Charger-Into-Latest-Removabl/
Hack An Old-fashioned Charger Into Latest Removable Plug & USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MLAE/HPXOVT0D/F9GMLAEHPXOVT0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MLAE/HPXOVT0D/F9GMLAEHPXOVT0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MLAE/HPXOVT0D/F9GMLAEHPXOVT0D.SMALL.jpg aman333instructable TURN AN OLD FASHIONED PIN CHARGER INTO PORTABLE REMOVABLE PLUG AND USB CHARGER UNDER 1 DOLLAR,AND SHOW OFF TO YOUR TILL THEY FEEL JEALOUS TO YOU....... Open your charger and take out the circuit board.You can see the two wire red for positive and white for negative and there is two metal tip for...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 09:11:42 PST
Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-22/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:02:42 PST
raspberry pi arcade project http://www.instructables.com/id/raspberry-pi-arcade-project/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 07:21:19 PST
Dot matrix intelligent hand/bike light. "the matrix" http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-matrix-intelligent-handbike-light/
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 06:31:58 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Make a fab iPad/tablet stand using a plate stand and Sugru! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-fab-iPadtablet-stand-using-a-plate-stand-an/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/BRBF/HO22Z8W1/F3DBRBFHO22Z8W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/BRBF/HO22Z8W1/F3DBRBFHO22Z8W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/BRBF/HO22Z8W1/F3DBRBFHO22Z8W1.SMALL.jpg Wildlife Gadgetman Want to make a really easy cheap and effective iPad/tablet stand? All you need is a large plate stand (I picked this one up for only 40p) and a small sachet of Sugru self setting rubber. Bend the front legs of the stand outwards slightly to add a little extra stability. Add small balls of Sugru to ...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:46:16 PST
Electronic Market Minder Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Market-Minder/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 01:37:30 PST
Modify Your Camera To Take Near-infrared Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Your-Camera-To-Take-Near-infrared-Photos/
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:05:07 PST
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/snap-fit-plexiglas-case-for-your-project/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:34:08 PST
Water Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:04:24 PDT
Chillanator http://www.instructables.com/id/Chillanator/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:28:08 PDT
Iphone Windmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-Windmeter/
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:56:23 PDT
Use a DIY Proximity Sensor to Automate Your Haunted House http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-DIY-Proximity-Sensor-to-Automate-Your-Haunte/
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 04:22:46 PDT
10 Minute Mini 3D Projection http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Mini-3D-Projection/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 02:56:28 PDT
Easy To Make Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-To-Make-Lightsaber/
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 21:45:06 PDT
Singer's ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Singers-ladder/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2008 03:06:03 PDT
Crank Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Crank-Flash-Light/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 16:18:00 PDT
Make Your Own Fog Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fog-Juice/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 15:19:59 PDT
DIY MT-50 Multitouch Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MT-50-Multitouch-Table/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 13:31:08 PDT
Build a Cheap Sterling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-a-Sterling-Engine/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:45:51 PDT
Heavy Duty Solar USB Charger (In a tin!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Solar-USB-Charger-In-a-tin/
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 10:42:22 PDT
Simple metal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-metal-detector/
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:18:48 PDT
Family Activity Portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Activity-Portraits/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:49:47 PDT
How to make an Altoids tin charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Altoids-tin-charger/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:30:20 PDT
Wifi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Antenna-1/
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:09:16 PDT
James Bond Style Hidden Key http://www.instructables.com/id/James-Bond-Style-Hidden-Key/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 05:59:20 PDT
Wooden Binder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Binder/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:29:27 PDT
$15 Dream to Reality interfacer, control objects in the realworld from your lucid dream http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Dream-to-Reality-interfacer-control-objects-i/
$15 Dream to Reality interfacer, control objects in the realworld from your lucid dream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/4GF6/HDYZ804D/FCT4GF6HDYZ804D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/4GF6/HDYZ804D/FCT4GF6HDYZ804D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/4GF6/HDYZ804D/FCT4GF6HDYZ804D.SMALL.jpg darknemesis25 Have you ever wanted to get work done in the time you waste sleeping? Now you can! This project is essentially a highly complex lucid dream mask which detects REM sleep by eye movement. You can then send predefined eye commands to the mask when inside your dream to control the outside world! want...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 19:00:53 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
The Point Shooter Cyborg Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Point-Shooter-Cyborg-Mouse/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:39:42 PDT
How To Open A Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Open-A-Lock/
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 08:19:42 PDT