Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - hack - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:28:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Control Your Halloween Decorations With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-Halloween-Decorations-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:43:56 PDT
DIY GoPro Bungee Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Bungee-Mount/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:25:34 PDT
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wireless-Charger-NFC-Dock-For-Your-Car/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:13:51 PDT
Milky window - makeshift curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Milky-window-makeshift-curtains/
Milky window - makeshift curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/T809/I0VOVLIH/FPBT809I0VOVLIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/T809/I0VOVLIH/FPBT809I0VOVLIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/T809/I0VOVLIH/FPBT809I0VOVLIH.SMALL.jpg spunk When you live on a students budget you want to spend as little as possible on rent. In Germany the concept of dormitory isn't as common as in the US, most students here live in the city center in "shared apartment communities". That's how I lived the last few years and I'm pretty happy with my housi...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:14:46 PDT
Convert Any Radio Into a Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-Radio-Into-a-Guitar-Amp/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:56:55 PDT
Ammo Box Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Amp/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:25:31 PDT
Sugru Magnetic Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Magnetic-Helping-Hands/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:21:29 PDT
Printer Rock Tumbler - with adjustable speed, leds, and different jar sizes http://www.instructables.com/id/Printer-Rock-Tumbler-with-adjustable-speed-leds-an/
Printer Rock Tumbler - with adjustable speed, leds, and different jar sizes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Howdy, Years back I stumbled on a printer coin tumbler hack that liquidhandwash had created. It caught my attention because I happened to have the exact printer sitting in my room waiting to be used for something. Liquidhandwash had created a useful but simple solution for a need of a coin tumbler...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:14:12 PDT
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-IR-Port-to-Any-Mac-For-Less-Than-10/
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker This project was created by "Intell of MacRumors". All credit goes to him; we are simply broadcasting his incredible creation! Please visit our website at www.unconventionalhacker.com for more projects and Like us on FaceBook! www.facebook.com/unconventionalhackerHere's how to install an Apple OEM I...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:32:07 PDT
Sugru Eyeglass Screwdriver Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Eyeglass-Screwdriver-Hack/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:37:14 PDT
Zip Up Laces http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Up-Laces/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:23:04 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes from Harbor Freight http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
Recharge-i-fy your 2CR5 Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Recharge-i-fy-your-2CR5-Battery/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:04:49 PDT
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/10-LED-Flaslight-into-an-Emergency-or-Camping-Phon/
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell September is national preparedness month. You can learn more at Ready.Gov.Communications are a key part of any emergency plan. I'm going to show you how to convert a $10 LED flashlight into an emergency USB charger. The concept is simple and the process is easy using standard DIY tools and cheap ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:16 PDT
DIY Magic Bullet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magic-Bullet/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:31:38 PDT
Adding Bluetooth to an EEG headset for mind-controlled projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-to-an-EEG-headset-for-Mind-contro/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:12 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project is quick and easy to put together, yet really impressive. Even more so in person than in the video. With this flashlight conversion I was lighting up trees as bright as day at 300 yards and further. By adjusting the flashlight's position on the block the light can be made to focus to ei...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
Add bluetooth to your car stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-bluetooth-to-your-car-stereo/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:25:59 PDT
Shotgun Shell Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-Torch/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:19:02 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
Dorm Noodle Crust Pizza (Iron Box Hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dorm-Noodle-Crust-Pizza-Iron-Box-Hack/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:44:26 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
How To Make a Survival Fire Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Survival-Fire-Putty/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:29 PDT
9 Volt Battery Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Volt-Battery-Hack/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2008 14:09:03 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
Personal Bottle Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Bottle-Float/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:22:29 PDT
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Aluminum-Casting-EVER/
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil I've hacked the Aluminum casting process right down to nothing. No longer is metal casting the domain of big hairy dudes in sleeveless Iron Maiden Tees. This instructable will show you how to cast aluminum parts in 5 minutes with little more than a stick welder, some graphite and kid's toy Kinetic S...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:09:08 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Fix a Broken Car Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Broken-Car-Key/
Fix a Broken Car Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SMALL.jpg solobo Micro-chipped car keys cost like $50 to replace. Who wants to pay $50 to fix a broken plastic loop? Yet who can stand to see their key suffer away from his friends and family on the key-chain? Suffer no longer, my sad, disconnected key friend. Here's a 5-minute, 5-cent fix. Drill a Hole in Your Ke...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:15:51 PDT
Strip A Wire With... Dental Floss? http://www.instructables.com/id/Strip-A-Wire-Life-Hack/
Strip A Wire With... Dental Floss? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5RX9/HYJ3V4TH/FTD5RX9HYJ3V4TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5RX9/HYJ3V4TH/FTD5RX9HYJ3V4TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/5RX9/HYJ3V4TH/FTD5RX9HYJ3V4TH.SMALL.jpg turtleson Strip a wire without wire strippers... With dental floss? This is my first instructable :) I got this idea because I was trying to find a way to strip my wires, but there was nothing on the internet, so I came up with a somewhat clever way to strip the ends of wire. remember to vote! Getting The R...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:27:22 PDT
No Closet Storage Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Closet-Storage-Solution/
No Closet Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Living in cities can often mean having to make do with spaces that are not optimal for their purpose - i.e.: a "bedroom" (read: study or large walk in closet) with no closet. My no closet storage solution has a tiny footprint and offers you a good looking way to keep your clothes organized in a spat...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:52:31 PDT
How To Freeze A Lock Off! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Freeze-A-Lock-Off!/
How To Freeze A Lock Off! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/GZ1W/F6S8RZO5/F9QGZ1WF6S8RZO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/GZ1W/F6S8RZO5/F9QGZ1WF6S8RZO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/GZ1W/F6S8RZO5/F9QGZ1WF6S8RZO5.SMALL.jpg dbond ***Disclaimer*** The following is for informational purposes only, i take no responsibility for what you do with this knowledge. i can not be held responsible for any property or medical damages caused by using this technique. ***************************************Freeze a lock off with compressed ...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2007 05:36:18 PDT
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! http://www.instructables.com/id/Have-your-camping-cooler-light-up-like-your-fridge/
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SMALL.jpg MechanicalMashup At night when camping or having a campfire in your back yard. Finding 'your' drinks in the cooler is a pain. You cannot see what drink is yours in the dark of night. Then you freeze your hands fishing around in the ice pulling several out that are not yours. Finally, in pain, you pull your frozen cl...
By: MechanicalMashup

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:47:50 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SMALL.jpg MakerSpark Industries This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! Whether you're looking for a cool and easy-to-build security sensor, or an awesome first project to dive into the world of Arduino, Microcontrollers, and ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
By: G. M.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
Chewing Gum USB !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chewing-Gum-USB-/
Chewing Gum USB !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SMALL.jpg =SMART= Welcome to another of my awesome USB case mods !This case mod allows you to sneakily conceal your USB in a chewing gum packet, apart from being super-mega-awesome-cool this mod will stop all those annoying classmates who always borrow your usb, (you know, the ones that don't delete their files after...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:46:07 PDT
How to repair your diswasher with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-your-diswasher-with-sugru/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:07:40 PST
Electronic automated hidden stash built into table (easy and dirt cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-automated-hidden-stash-built-into-table/
Electronic automated hidden stash built into table (easy and dirt cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/E3D4/H11WJEW3/FNXE3D4H11WJEW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/E3D4/H11WJEW3/FNXE3D4H11WJEW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/E3D4/H11WJEW3/FNXE3D4H11WJEW3.SMALL.jpg thegoodhen Hi guys! So I was playing deus ex 1 and 3 and all the hidden stashes behind the TVs and pictures and under floors gave me an idea! I'll make myself something similar-how about a place to store my pens that slides up from my desk on press of a single button? So... Yeah, so I made it. I gotta admit th...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 07:35:59 PDT
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-broken-laptop-screen-into-a-portable-light-/
Turn a broken laptop screen into a portable light table for drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LH6L/HXG6QLRX/F0CLH6LHXG6QLRX.SMALL.jpg Vitim A friend donated me this old laptop, which had a broken LCD. The laptop was old but it worked just fine. I had no intention to spend money to get it repaired, it just would not worth the money. Instead I just removed the screen from the body of the laptop and used the laptop as a HTPC connected to a...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:26:25 PDT
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-HACK-Universal-Prop-guard-for-any-frame/
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I will be showing something very interesting especially for those who love flying their quadcopters and doing aerial photography.THE 3D PRINTED PROP GUARD!......Can also be laser cut So What is a prop guard??A Prop guard is something very innovative in a way it protects your quadcopter or your...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 21:02:51 PDT
Get / Mod any car in Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360) http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-any-car-in-Grand-Theft-Auto-V-Xbox-360/
Get / Mod any car in Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1NY7/HTN0UT3D/FX31NY7HTN0UT3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1NY7/HTN0UT3D/FX31NY7HTN0UT3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1NY7/HTN0UT3D/FX31NY7HTN0UT3D.SMALL.jpg Turbocharged Chameleon I'm going to show you how to get any car in Grand Theft Auto V such as mission cars like the snow cars from the prologue, HVY cutter, a modified Trevor's Blazer, DLC Cars, unobtainable cars, and much more. This tutorial is for Xbox 360 only, I'm not sure if this works for PS3. If you're going to mod...
By: Turbocharged Chameleon

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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 11:14:07 PDT
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Solar-Powered-Bike-Light/
IKEA Hack: Solar Powered Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E0AU/HX1W6DO0/FTDE0AUHX1W6DO0.SMALL.jpg bergerab In school this year, I have a pretty late schedule. Sometimes i'll be coming home from class after sundown and with a bike that can be dangerous. Before purchasing a commercial bike light, I decided to see if I could make one myself. Using an IKEA lamp I found at goodwill (for $2) I figured I could ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:07:17 PDT
Play Doom on your iPod in 5 easy steps! http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Doom-on-your-iPod-in-5-easy-steps!/
Play Doom on your iPod in 5 easy steps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/U0RN/FAKWPHHK/FZQU0RNFAKWPHHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/U0RN/FAKWPHHK/FZQU0RNFAKWPHHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/U0RN/FAKWPHHK/FZQU0RNFAKWPHHK.SMALL.jpg igorgama A step-by-step guide on how to dual-boot Rockbox on your iPod to play Doom and dozens of other games. It's something really easy to do, but a lot of people still get amazed when they see me playing doom on my iPod, and get confused with the instructions available at the rockbox webpage. Video Demo:...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2007 01:19:58 PST
Versatile Hair Velcro http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-Hair-Velcro/
Versatile Hair Velcro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/LZ6P/HX8NOO89/FIMLZ6PHX8NOO89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/LZ6P/HX8NOO89/FIMLZ6PHX8NOO89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/LZ6P/HX8NOO89/FIMLZ6PHX8NOO89.SMALL.jpg smori Ladies (and dudes with long hair), if you haven't already heard of hair velcro, then this Instructable is going to blow your mind. Prepare yourselves.Hair velcro is the 'hook' part of hook-and-loop fasteners. It's used just like a hair clip, but it doesn't give you that crease in your hair when you ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:54:49 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SMALL.jpg M3G In the summer I try to go without shoes as much as possible. There's something liberating about having your bare feet in direct contact with the ground. There are benefits to being barefoot too; walking around barefoot also stimulates the flexibility and mobility of your foot, and results in a more ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Turn on and off your things with a laser! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-on-and-off-your-things-with-a-laser/
Turn on and off your things with a laser! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/JL18/GMJIEEWP/FCVJL18GMJIEEWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/JL18/GMJIEEWP/FCVJL18GMJIEEWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/JL18/GMJIEEWP/FCVJL18GMJIEEWP.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD There are already some great projects around here about hacking home automation systems, but what I wanted to do was to control my plugs creatively. Thats why I decided to do this. To have the most functionalities possible I put a arduino inside the plug switch.  This way it was possible to add a ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 15:12:33 PDT
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Computer-Keyboard-Into-A-Midi-Key-tar/
Turn Any Computer Keyboard Into a Midi Keytar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/GRTA/HWRC4OHU/FRCGRTAHWRC4OHU.SMALL.jpg bergerab Have you ever needed an extra synth for a concert? Or maybe you just enjoy fiddling around with music production software and you need a midi controller? Well look no further than your own computer keyboard! No this is not another how-to article on enabling midi control via your computer keyboard. W...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:37:11 PDT
'Moon Lander' Mug (no welds, hacked hardware) http://www.instructables.com/id/Moon-Lander-Beer-Mug-no-welding/
'Moon Lander' Mug (no welds, hacked hardware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OY9L/HWNUJ83E/F7HOY9LHWNUJ83E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OY9L/HWNUJ83E/F7HOY9LHWNUJ83E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OY9L/HWNUJ83E/F7HOY9LHWNUJ83E.SMALL.jpg bricobart In heaven there's no beer. That's why we drink it here. (Belgian proverb)I love mindbreakers. Some people play chess, others solve sudoku's, few learn extinct languages, and the real die-hards trie to understand IKEA-manua...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:18:58 PDT