Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - lighting http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:39:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Pencils + Arduino = Bright! http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-pencils-and-an-Arduino-Carbon-Arc-Lamp/
Pencils + Arduino = Bright! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SKUP/I3VHJF43/FVHSKUPI3VHJF43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SKUP/I3VHJF43/FVHSKUPI3VHJF43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SKUP/I3VHJF43/FVHSKUPI3VHJF43.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil Cool little arc lamp demo using the graphite in pencils and an Arduino to create DC pulses. This low power device is very bright! Get started with a safe, low power carbon arc lamp. Watch the vid and read the instructable!Safely enjoy the height of 1800's electric lighting technology.It's your tu...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:54:49 PST
Passing toys down to the next generation. http://www.instructables.com/id/Passing-toys-down-to-the-next-generation/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:42:15 PST
Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Lantern/
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Glow in the dark glasses and glitter jelly http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-glasses-and-glitter-jelly/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:16:29 PST
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Christmas Present) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Infinity-Mirror-Perfect-Christmas-Presen/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
3D printing / Brainstorming ideas and shapes for a light design. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-Brainstorming-ideas-and-shapes-for-a-l/
3D printing / Brainstorming ideas and shapes for a light design. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/IZ9Y/I3PJRHPP/FLTIZ9YI3PJRHPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/IZ9Y/I3PJRHPP/FLTIZ9YI3PJRHPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/IZ9Y/I3PJRHPP/FLTIZ9YI3PJRHPP.SMALL.jpg Keun WooK When you design a light, first you have to understand you need to limit the size of your light design. For example I have limited my light housing to be 15cm x 15 cm x 15cm. This is limited by the 3D printer's hight but also helps to design with a solid dimensional foundation, no wasting time on des...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:27:00 PST
Star Light Tree Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Light-Tree-Topper/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 18:06:52 PST
Light up any bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Happy-birthday-bottle-with-light/
Light up any bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/05MH/I3BHGOR7/F9A05MHI3BHGOR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/05MH/I3BHGOR7/F9A05MHI3BHGOR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/05MH/I3BHGOR7/F9A05MHI3BHGOR7.SMALL.jpg lakshay21 It's an easy gift for your love one and beautiful HOPE YOU LIKE IT Gather Material a glass bottle ( I took beer bottle) Paint(Acrylic) P.O.P( if paint doesn't stick to bottle) Lights Paper Glue Painting the bottle write the greeting you want (I wrote happy birthday ) on a thick paper ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 02:58:02 PST
LED CHRISTMAS STAR http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CHRISTMAS-STAR/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 00:17:18 PST
Sparkling Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkling-Concrete/
Sparkling Concrete - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/0EKD/I3BH8UG3/FM60EKDI3BH8UG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/0EKD/I3BH8UG3/FM60EKDI3BH8UG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/0EKD/I3BH8UG3/FM60EKDI3BH8UG3.SMALL.jpg dalegribble I had only wanted a little accent lighting to help with night blindness. Originally I tried to use fiber optics and have the light source be a solar yard light. After struggling to get the right amount of light, and a QT to hobby lobby I decided to go with these battery operated LED string lights. ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 14:35:02 PST
how to make an airport from a table http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-an-airport-from-a-table/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:01:59 PST
Crystal Light Staffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Light-Staffs/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 01:28:58 PST
DIY Functional Frankenstein Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Functional-Frankenstein-Light-Switch/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 05:34:57 PST
Super Mario Skateboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Skateboard-Light/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 18:34:23 PST
Neon Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Cup/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 02:44:06 PST
Theatrical "ON AIR" Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Theatrical-ON-AIR-Sign/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:51:10 PST
Copper pipe candelabra http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-pipe-candelabra/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:47:23 PST
How to make a BAT-signal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-signal/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:32:08 PST
DIY Fairy Light Mason Jar w/Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fairy-Light-Mason-Jar-wChibitronics/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:33:38 PST
how to hack into a cheap electronic toy http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-hack-into-a-cheap-electronic-toy/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:05:33 PST
Butter Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Butter-Candle-1/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:46:44 PST
Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-3/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:41:51 PST
Balloon Fin Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Fin-Lamp/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:43:45 PST
Awesome desk light http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-desk-light/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:12:12 PST
Copper LED Light Fixtures http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-LED-Light-Fixtures/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 16:41:58 PST
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-a-GU10-halogen-lamp-reflector/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:05:13 PST
Skittles Cloud fan art http://www.instructables.com/id/Skittles-Cloud-fan-art/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 15:25:33 PST
Bat Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/Call-Batman/
Bat Signal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/HAJS/I1YU1OAN/F7JHAJSI1YU1OAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/HAJS/I1YU1OAN/F7JHAJSI1YU1OAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/HAJS/I1YU1OAN/F7JHAJSI1YU1OAN.SMALL.jpg Marzuk2 Hello guys. It's Marzuk2. Today I am going to show you how to call Batman. You may have seen how they call Batman on the movie. Yes I am going to show you how to make that light. So lets begin.......... Things needed The things you will need for this assignment are,1. Paper2. Pencil and Eraser3. ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 18:47:24 PDT
Themed Front Light Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Themed-Front-Light-Cover/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:44:33 PDT
Birdcage Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Birdcage-Chandelier/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:23:23 PDT
How To Make A Flash Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flash-Wall-Light/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:29:58 PDT
Updating Kitchen Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Updating-Kitchen-Lighting/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:57:32 PDT
Glowing Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Eyes/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:13:50 PDT
How To make a $30 Foosball Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-make-a-30-Foosball-Light/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:26:11 PDT
DIY lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lighting-1/
DIY lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/GSE3/I138J1BT/FLNGSE3I138J1BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/GSE3/I138J1BT/FLNGSE3I138J1BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/GSE3/I138J1BT/FLNGSE3I138J1BT.SMALL.jpg kam.sunny.75 DIY Wall Pendant Lighting Bamboo bulb socket Material : dried black bamboo over 20 years in Korea and + LEVITON bulb socket. Bamboo wall hook
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:39:13 PDT
Easy DIY PLL light fitting for planted aquarium. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-PLL-light-fitting-for-planted-aquarium/
Easy DIY PLL light fitting for planted aquarium. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/0EUP/I0YGCTMK/F060EUPI0YGCTMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/0EUP/I0YGCTMK/F060EUPI0YGCTMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/0EUP/I0YGCTMK/F060EUPI0YGCTMK.SMALL.jpg kunalmittal Hello everyone,I would like to share my idea of 'Easy DIY PLL light fitting for planted aquariums' with all. Enough of those costly ready-made fittings that burn a good hole in our pockets. In this instructable i will showcase my idea of how i made my own PLL light fitting using cheap and easily ava...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:04:48 PDT
small powerful torch from dropper bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/small-powerful-torch-from-dropper-bottle/
small powerful torch from dropper bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/6K94/I0YGCA5A/FSG6K94I0YGCA5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/6K94/I0YGCA5A/FSG6K94I0YGCA5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/6K94/I0YGCA5A/FSG6K94I0YGCA5A.SMALL.jpg awesomelumens I had got some droppers usually used in medical treatment of eyes, nose etc.One of them was big enough to house three AAA batteries.So I used a 1w or 3w led and turned it into a torch. Yet powerful and easy to keep in car for emergency purposes Size Place a AAA battery and note the size. Bottle s...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 01:35:19 PDT
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-desk-light-or-work-bench-light-in-an-a/
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/38BO/I0YG3FJJ/F1E38BOI0YG3FJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/38BO/I0YG3FJJ/F1E38BOI0YG3FJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/38BO/I0YG3FJJ/F1E38BOI0YG3FJJ.SMALL.jpg dudes There are three things I really like about this thing, the altiods tin (who doesn't love those?), the LEDs, and that it's USB powered. At my work bench, I have always had a regular incandescent light bulb. Then one day the fixture decided it was done, and quickly died. I have been messing around ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:26:01 PDT
Air fire arrow http://www.instructables.com/id/air-fire-bow/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 21:07:08 PDT
what can you do with empty perfume bottle!!? http://www.instructables.com/id/what-can-you-do-with-empty-perfume-bottle/
what can you do with empty perfume bottle!!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/VTJU/I0LCIIS9/F6QVTJUI0LCIIS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/VTJU/I0LCIIS9/F6QVTJUI0LCIIS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/VTJU/I0LCIIS9/F6QVTJUI0LCIIS9.SMALL.jpg mahsamah wash the bottle.Throw away the head of it.Connect 2 little battery with about 2 or 3 LED lamps by wire.Push LEDs into bottle and stick batteries out of it.Use some LEDs which light up the bottle much more.I used red LEDs.
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:49:00 PDT
led homemade heatsink http://www.instructables.com/id/led-homemade-heatsink/
led homemade heatsink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/9PEN/I05F5SG3/FID9PENI05F5SG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/9PEN/I05F5SG3/FID9PENI05F5SG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/9PEN/I05F5SG3/FID9PENI05F5SG3.SMALL.jpg awesomelumens Small leds of 1watt are now commonly available which require a small heat sink. cheapo led when bought with attached heat sink almost costs double, so I decided to built some homemade heat sink with worn away parts.list of parts required=1.Hammer2.Big sand paper3.Iron cutting hand blade4.Aluminium p...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:49:57 PDT
Making of the Philadelphia Geek Award 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-Philadelphia-Geek-Award-2014/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:10:26 PDT
How to Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Art/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 10:10:15 PDT
Street light floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-light-floor-lamp/
Street light floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bring the blinding brightness of street lighting to your work space by turning an old street light into your new floor lamp. This street lamp was found at a building reuse store. It looks like it was badly damaged, partially warped, and was missing the glass cover that protects the bulb. Since I wa...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
Ikea Jansjo Lamp 12 Volt Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Jansjo-Lamp-12-Volt-Hack/
Ikea Jansjo Lamp 12 Volt Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/JVIB/HZI91RA2/FL8JVIBHZI91RA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/JVIB/HZI91RA2/FL8JVIBHZI91RA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/JVIB/HZI91RA2/FL8JVIBHZI91RA2.SMALL.jpg MJPenn07 After easily converting an Ikea Dioder LED lamp to run off the 12V battery in my camper van I decided to make a return trip to Ikea to find a reading light to put above my bed. I didn't realize until I got home and opened the box that the Jansjo is a lower power item. It makes perfect sense since ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 07:03:05 PDT
Removing A Broken LightBulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-A-Broken-LightBulb/
Removing A Broken LightBulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/HQJX/HZI8Q6PG/FOBHQJXHZI8Q6PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/HQJX/HZI8Q6PG/FOBHQJXHZI8Q6PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/HQJX/HZI8Q6PG/FOBHQJXHZI8Q6PG.SMALL.jpg cnunes1988 First Thing's First Acquire an old sponge. I'm using one from my tile supplies but I imagine any sponge will do. I'd break out as many 'Big' chunks of glass that might cause injury. Secondly, Twist your sponge to fit inside the fixture's 'Broken Bulb' cramming it in as much as possible. Ke...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:02:13 PDT
Halloween Skull hanging lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Skull-Pendant-Lamp/
Halloween Skull hanging lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/3NGO/HZN0UYB8/F7G3NGOHZN0UYB8.SMALL.jpg Tye Rannosaurus It's almost that time of the year, and in the spirit of truly terrifying (and affordably priced) props, here is my own DIY skull lamp. Use it to cast a little light onto those dark corners of your favorite haunted mansion! Get inspired by the totally awesome designer edition... So, have you seen...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:03:29 PDT
Under cabinet lighting motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-cabinet-lighting-motion-sensor/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:52:30 PDT
Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Holder-2/
Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/IP09/HZ9O4YG0/FY5IP09HZ9O4YG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/IP09/HZ9O4YG0/FY5IP09HZ9O4YG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/IP09/HZ9O4YG0/FY5IP09HZ9O4YG0.SMALL.jpg amakris Sheet metal Candle Holderinox 430thickness 2mmwidth 80mm x length 80 mm x height 40 mm 3D modeling and flat pattern First we do 3D modeling using CAD software. We add features in the modeling like holes and openings.Next step is the flat pattern of the modeling. We export the flat pattern drawin...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:09:41 PDT
EDC Flashlight Bite Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-Flashlight-Bite-Guard/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:54:32 PDT