Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:10:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Remote Control Light switch (ARDUINO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Light-switch-ARDUINO/
Remote Control Light switch (ARDUINO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/HWAQ/I3PJX7NG/FNSHWAQI3PJX7NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/HWAQ/I3PJX7NG/FNSHWAQI3PJX7NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/HWAQ/I3PJX7NG/FNSHWAQI3PJX7NG.SMALL.jpg blubflubify So I was sick of falling asleep with the light on... And this is what i came up with! Parts of this instructable were borrowed from other people but a lot of what was borrowed has been modified for this application. I hope you enjoy building this project because it's pretty sick! Materials Materi...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:06:05 PST
Eco-Column http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Column/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:08:21 PST
EL Wire Bike Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bike-Helmet/
EL Wire Bike Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/MM61/I3S5LKW4/F43MM61I3S5LKW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/MM61/I3S5LKW4/F43MM61I3S5LKW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/MM61/I3S5LKW4/F43MM61I3S5LKW4.SMALL.jpg nlewkowitz I ride my bike a lot at night in a very car oriented city, so I needed to find a way to make sure I was seen at night. Using EL Wire, scotch tape, Elmers Glue, and a hot glue gun (not pictured) I came up with a cheap way to add lighting to a bike helmet. It's simple and easy, and I think you'll agre...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:16:51 PST
RE-Inflatable Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/RE-Inflatable-Vest/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:23:53 PST
Learn How to Operate a Mori Seiki NT-1000SZM http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-Operate-a-Mori-Seiki-NT-1000SZM/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:00:45 PST
Wood Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Phone-Case/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:26:17 PST
Smartphone controlled mood light http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-controlled-mood-light/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:12:48 PST
A Comprehensive Intel Edison Getting Started Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Intel-Edison-Getting-Started-Guide/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:58:43 PST
Laser Glow Writer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Glow-Writer-Introduction/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:21:57 PST
How to Create 3d Printable Articulated Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-3d-Printable-Articulated-Sculptures/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:34:22 PST
Bending PMMA (plexiglass) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bending-PMMA-plexiglass/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:10:31 PST
CNC milling stone http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-milling-stone/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:19:24 PST
QuickType - A new way to type! http://www.instructables.com/id/QuickType-A-new-way-to-type/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:21:29 PST
3D Printed Smartphone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Smartphone-Case/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:30:29 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Make A Wi-fi Webcam From An Old Android Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Wi-fi-Webcam-From-An-Old-Android-Phone/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:10:20 PST
Smiley - a smile-triggered candy machine that shares! http://www.instructables.com/id/Smiley/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:14:34 PST
LED - Mega Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mega-Clock/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:24:52 PST
Build a 3D printed Dalek! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-3D-printed-Dalek/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:47:43 PST
Intel Edison Live Temperature Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Live-Temperature-Display/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:30:45 PST
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Terra-Spider-Autonomous-Remediation-Robot/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:28 PST
Wine o'clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-oclock/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:06:30 PST
Sky Printer - Prototyping An Adaptable Large-Scale 3d-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sky-Printer-Prototyping-An-Adaptable-Large-Scale-3/
Sky Printer - Prototyping An Adaptable Large-Scale 3d-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/QSL0/I3H5JJRZ/F9TQSL0I3H5JJRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/QSL0/I3H5JJRZ/F9TQSL0I3H5JJRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/QSL0/I3H5JJRZ/F9TQSL0I3H5JJRZ.SMALL.jpg flesh_dog The Sky Printer is an adaptable, cable-based delta-gantry system that can span large areas with a minimal footprint. The Sky Printer is designed for large- scale applications in potentially remote locations. It can be understood as the evolution of the conventional 3d-printer. We are a team of two a...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:25:02 PST
Build a Tricopter with Rotor Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tricopter-with-Rotor-Bits/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:02:22 PST
Rocket's Command Center -using Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockets-Command-Center-using-Spark-Core/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:20:01 PST
3D Printed Multitool/Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-MultitoolPocket-Knife/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:11 PST
Space Weaver: A Seven Foot Tall 3D Weaving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Weaver-A-Seven-Foot-Tall-3D-Weaving-Machine/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:13:26 PST
Magic Wand TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Wand-TV-Remote/
Magic Wand TV Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer One night about a month or so ago, I was watching an episode of The Big Bang Theory. In this particular episode, Howard and Raj were controlling their TV using a MAGIC WAND TV REMOTE!!!!!! Upon witnessing this sheer awesomeness, the preteen Harry Potter Fangirl inside of me had a minor heart attack...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:43:37 PST
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Hidden Wire Art Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Wire-Art-Light/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:20:38 PST
Making Chibitronics Electronic Christmas Cards with LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Chibitronics-Electronic-Christmas-Cards-wit/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:48:44 PST
Simple Cooling System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cooling-System/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:13:28 PST
Turtle iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-iPad-Stand/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:19:50 PST
LED-coaster/LED-onderzetter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-coasterLED-onderzetter/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:30:12 PST
Enchanted Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Enchanted-Puppets/
Enchanted Puppets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/7K01/I3H4UHLQ/F6C7K01I3H4UHLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/7K01/I3H4UHLQ/F6C7K01I3H4UHLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/7K01/I3H4UHLQ/F6C7K01I3H4UHLQ.SMALL.jpg BareConductive Make talking puppets and enact your own play following this tutorial! ​What you will need: – Couple of soft toys to act as your characters.Coloured construction paper, foam board or cardboard, ruler, cutter, tape and pencil to build the scenery. Conductive thread, Electric Paint, needle and sciss...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:49:07 PST
Magical Flame Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Flame-Earrings/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:53:54 PST
How to make Connections at Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Connections-at-Pier-9/
How to make Connections at Pier 9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VTIR/I3H7FVLO/F2XVTIRI3H7FVLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VTIR/I3H7FVLO/F2XVTIRI3H7FVLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VTIR/I3H7FVLO/F2XVTIRI3H7FVLO.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Want to meet people in the electronics lab but have no idea about what to talk about? Make some connections! Ask them about a project that failed in the field, chances are it's because of a loose connection.We've all been there with projects that don't preform at a crucial moment. Nothing kills a ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:30:32 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/KPEI/I3KBU34U/F57KPEII3KBU34U.SMALL.jpg santiagoleila Wonderlamp ...most everyone is mad here, and I'm not all there myself...______This is a project developed for my MFA in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts. I used a lot of the school facilities to build this that are not available to everyone, but I tried to add some ideas about alterna...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
How to Make a Jar of Fireflies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-of-Fireflies/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:31 PDT
Design and laser cut coasters (includes chlorophyll coaster vector file) http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-laser-cut-coasters-includes-chlorophyll/
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By: spockish

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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:02:55 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Resistor companion http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-companion/
Resistor companion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/LDWT/I3KBSND6/FSQLDWTI3KBSND6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/LDWT/I3KBSND6/FSQLDWTI3KBSND6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/LDWT/I3KBSND6/FSQLDWTI3KBSND6.SMALL.jpg kokpat I know how to calculate the resistance of the resistor, but as a hobbyist, I never remember the color code and the equation. Moreover, I did not get the difference between "orange" and "red" color for those old 5% carbon resistor.One of the direct method to know the resistance is using multimeter, b...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:34:57 PST
Simple DIY GoPro Suction Mount for $3!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-GoPro-Suction-Mount-for-3/
Simple DIY GoPro Suction Mount for $3!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/PBTY/I3KBRUO7/F6PPBTYI3KBRUO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/PBTY/I3KBRUO7/F6PPBTYI3KBRUO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/PBTY/I3KBRUO7/F6PPBTYI3KBRUO7.SMALL.jpg DIYgiveaways GoPro. Also known as the world's most versatile sports camera. But what makes it so versatile and popular? Sure, the biggest reason is its size and quality, but another important factor is the many official and unofficial mounts available that allow it to be used in many places and in different ways...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:26:57 PST
Automated Cigar Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Cigar-Cutter/
Automated Cigar Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/LA0V/I3H4Z8NW/FV2LA0VI3H4Z8NW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/LA0V/I3H4Z8NW/FV2LA0VI3H4Z8NW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/LA0V/I3H4Z8NW/FV2LA0VI3H4Z8NW.SMALL.jpg krlewis This instructable will provide you with the necessary part files, Arduino sketches and instructions to replicate my project. This project was created for the MAKE Course at the University of South Florida. To see other's projects please visit makecourse.com Note: This instructable assumes you are of...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:41:15 PST
Flow Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Flow-Meter/
Flow Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/74U2/I3KBSMDX/FDI74U2I3KBSMDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/74U2/I3KBSMDX/FDI74U2I3KBSMDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/74U2/I3KBSMDX/FDI74U2I3KBSMDX.SMALL.jpg laurel3 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)My project is The Flow Meter. This device allows a user to measure water flow through a turbine, while opening and closing the valve by pressing certain ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:21:52 PST
FPGA Tic Tac Toe http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-Tic-Tac-Toe/
FPGA Tic Tac Toe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SMALL.jpg RyanFrawley "Tic Tac Toe? What's that? I've never heard of that."- Nobody everBy Ryan Frawley and Derek NguyenThis guide will show you how to make a working Tic Tac Toe game in VHDL on a Nexys 2 FPGA board. This tutorial was done for part of a Cal Poly CPE 133 final project.Parts list: - RGB LEDhttp://www.amazo...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:29:18 PST
Wooden Stones Art Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Stones-Art-Installation/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:31:05 PST
High Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Fire/
High Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/KRDW/I3KBQ9KM/FYUKRDWI3KBQ9KM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/KRDW/I3KBQ9KM/FYUKRDWI3KBQ9KM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/KRDW/I3KBQ9KM/FYUKRDWI3KBQ9KM.SMALL.jpg Natsuki High Fire is a paired set of mittens that symbolizes the bond between friends and creates a magical moment. When four people wearing mittens high five or join hands, the candle is ignited.PLEASE be careful while playing with fire. I will not be responsible if you burn down your house! MATERIALS ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:39:57 PST
3D Printed Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Pinball-Machine/
3D Printed Pinball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/NRWU/I3H79PFM/FINNRWUI3H79PFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/NRWU/I3H79PFM/FINNRWUI3H79PFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/NRWU/I3H79PFM/FINNRWUI3H79PFM.SMALL.jpg Jimmy4221 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)Pinball is an awesome, fun game to play that unfortunately isn't quite as popular as it once was. This instructable will teach you how to make your own, aw...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:40:45 PST
Eat Now!!! - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Eat-Now-Arduino/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:16:45 PST