Instructables: exploring - video - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:53:29 PST BLOX v1.01 At Home Elephant Toothpaste Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/At-Home-Elephant-Toothpaste-Demonstration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/Q3C1/HUEEMM10/FZHQ3C1HUEEMM10.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   Hello TrollFaceTheMan here with How to make Elephant Toothpaste... Now I know this is an old one, but sometimes the classics are worth repeating... Now this experiment is completely safe to do at home, and all the igredents most of you will already have around the house...  So stay tuned, to fin...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:18:30 PDT
Growing Rock Candy In Under 24 Hours (Includes Time Lapse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Rock-Candy-In-Under-24-Hours-With-Time-Lap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/182X/HU841UR6/FPT182XHU841UR6.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   Please vote if you like it!! Hello Yotubers TrollFaceTheMan Here...     I had been Looking around about Crystal Growth and such and decided to re-try an experiment I had always failed at in the past, making rock candy... Why had I always failed it..? Well patience has never been my strong suit...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:16:45 PDT
How-To Make Fireworks From Marshmallows, a Pyrotechnic Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Fireworks-From-Marshmallows-a-Pyrotech/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/9J2E/HSHDWNFW/F7Z9J2EHSHDWNFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/9J2E/HSHDWNFW/F7Z9J2EHSHDWNFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/9J2E/HSHDWNFW/F7Z9J2EHSHDWNFW.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan If you like this Instructable please don't forget to vote for it!! In this Video I explain how to make a slow burning firework putty using Marshmallows and an oxidizer (Sodium Nitrate in my case...) Potassium Nitrate can also be used but the ratio is 3 parts oxidizer to 2 parts sugar, instead of 2 ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:14:20 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
DIY Top handle rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Top-handle-rig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/8MV5/HS61AHV2/FZ08MV5HS61AHV2.SMALL.jpg clam8 Affordable top handle design plus using the Kabuto Focus to enable using the same hand that hold the handle to change focus or zoom. Sorry for the scuffled look of the lens but the lens is pretty old and the weather sealing is literally falling off. And my other wide angle I am filming myself so tha...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:17:37 PST
Mechanical 'wind-up' camera slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-wind-up-camera-slider/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/UY6R/HRI96UED/FWDUY6RHRI96UED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/UY6R/HRI96UED/FWDUY6RHRI96UED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/UY6R/HRI96UED/FWDUY6RHRI96UED.SMALL.jpg Building all the way A simple DIY camera slider that uses a wind-up music box salvaged from an old toy. This could be used as a backup option in case one runs out of power. The wind-up mechanism delivers constant speed and is strong enough to move most DSLRs mounted on a heavy ball-head. The operating noise is really ne...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:19:31 PST
U.S.S. Constitution MP3 Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/USS-Constitution-MP3-Radio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/EUO6/HRGNQW8L/F57EUO6HRGNQW8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/EUO6/HRGNQW8L/F57EUO6HRGNQW8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/EUO6/HRGNQW8L/F57EUO6HRGNQW8L.SMALL.jpg AdventureS20 Hello, One day, while surfing the web I came across a hobbyist making dioramas of WWII battleships and displaying them in museums. I thought to my self, "that looks great so lets take it to another level". Behold, the world's first diorama MP3 radio! Due to copyright laws, I did not play music thro...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 18:12:30 PST
Raspberry Pi for Amateur Radio VOIP (Echolink) Part 1,2 and 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-for-Amateur-Radio-VOIP-Echolink/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/2URG/HQEA4PBJ/F612URGHQEA4PBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/2URG/HQEA4PBJ/F612URGHQEA4PBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/2URG/HQEA4PBJ/F612URGHQEA4PBJ.SMALL.jpg kp4tr This is an amateur radio transceiver wired into a Raspberry Pi and loaded with Echolink software (SVXLINK). One can use this with a 12V battery and connect to the echolink network. See video parts 1,2 and 3. Software in use is SVXLINK at: http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/svxlink/wiki/SvxLink
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:55:42 PST
Midi In Me Kit: Midi to Breadboard Access http://www.instructables.com/id/Midi-In-Me-Kit-Midi-to-Breadboard-Access/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/0QWI/HNVBF921/FSV0QWIHNVBF921.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/0QWI/HNVBF921/FSV0QWIHNVBF921.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/0QWI/HNVBF921/FSV0QWIHNVBF921.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs The Midi In Me is a module that allows you to connect a MIDI controller (synthesizer/digital keyboard/MIDI controller) to your microcontroller (Propeller, Arduino, Pic, anything).  With code that can read the MIDI protocol, you can use your MIDI controller to make music or control movements of a rob...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:40:30 PST
Build a Fire Tornado! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fire-Tornado/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/MFOR/HNM4EXR2/F79MFORHNM4EXR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/MFOR/HNM4EXR2/F79MFORHNM4EXR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/MFOR/HNM4EXR2/F79MFORHNM4EXR2.SMALL.jpg rickosgood Build a fire tornado from simple tools and materials.   Also, check out my follow up to this instructible where I build a GIANT fire tornado! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-GIANT-Fire-Tornado/ Materials 4 x 3/4" PVC pipe - 2 feet long 4 x 3/4" PVC end plugs 4 x 3/4" PVC coupl...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 09:59:59 PST
DIY Frankenstein Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Frankenstein-Bulb/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2NJE/HMVJGVLC/FQ52NJEHMVJGVLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2NJE/HMVJGVLC/FQ52NJEHMVJGVLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2NJE/HMVJGVLC/FQ52NJEHMVJGVLC.SMALL.jpg snow1434 Step 1.) Remove The Tab on the light Bulb  Step 2.break the insulation layer (black part)  Step 3.)  Break the fialament and pulling it out Step 4.) Add Water to wash it out if white (if clear skip step) Step 5.) Add Gel i ended up using a different gel i used a garage door lubricate instead of the ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:27:35 PDT
Make a High Volume Manual Vacuum Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-High-Volume-Manual-Vacuum-Pump/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/K5B8/HMMFBCI1/FA9K5B8HMMFBCI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/K5B8/HMMFBCI1/FA9K5B8HMMFBCI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/K5B8/HMMFBCI1/FA9K5B8HMMFBCI1.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This video will show how to make a vacuum pump, a device that can be used to suck the air out of sealed environments. This is the same pump I use to operate my vacuum cannon seen here: http://youtu.be/CVL99yIB3NQ A clear vacuum chamber such as the one seen in the video can be obtained by purchasing...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 06:49:17 PDT
EASY Kinect 3D Scanner! http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Kinect-3D-Scanner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E2HE/HD4VPD1K/FUXE2HEHD4VPD1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E2HE/HD4VPD1K/FUXE2HEHD4VPD1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E2HE/HD4VPD1K/FUXE2HEHD4VPD1K.SMALL.jpg toddie123 Hey Instructables community!  In this instructable I will instruct you how to make a DIY 3d scanner using an XBOX-360 Kinect! This instructable is very easy as long as you are patient and follow my instructions in the video. Also, I explain how to correct and fix your image for a nice clean print o...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 15:25:59 PST
How to Make Fluorescein from Highlighter Markers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Fluorescein-from-Highlighter-Markers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VOI0/HJKBM1LU/FR1VOI0HJKBM1LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VOI0/HJKBM1LU/FR1VOI0HJKBM1LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VOI0/HJKBM1LU/FR1VOI0HJKBM1LU.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight The above video demonstrates how to extract the chemical fluorescein from highlighter markers using no other chemical besides common rubbing alcohol. As is demonstrated in the video, fluorescein is spectacular to watch dissolve into water, especially under black light. Below is a list of other excel...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 07:00:21 PDT
Bluetooth Gloves. Don't buy them make them! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Gloves-Talk-to-the-hand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/U0GK/HCV97ZHV/FJDU0GKHCV97ZHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/U0GK/HCV97ZHV/FJDU0GKHCV97ZHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/U0GK/HCV97ZHV/FJDU0GKHCV97ZHV.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Make your own Bluetooth gloves for only £10. Capacitive touchscreen gloves and a cheap Bluetooth headset from ebay.  
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 09:51:20 PST
3D Printed Vertical Ball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Vertical-Ball-Launcher/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/KM80/HH2W3P78/F4IKM80HH2W3P78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/KM80/HH2W3P78/F4IKM80HH2W3P78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/KM80/HH2W3P78/F4IKM80HH2W3P78.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio This video shows a prototype 3D printed "vertical ball launcher" printed in ABS plastic on an UP! 3D printer. It is designed such that when you push down on one side of a lever, a piston on the other side moves up and comes into contact with a ping pong ball, which is then launched into the air. Th...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 10:52:00 PDT
Convert Nintendo Joystick into USB Hub http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Nintendo-Joystick-into-USB-Hub/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SF0A/HGH6RK0F/F3GSF0AHGH6RK0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SF0A/HGH6RK0F/F3GSF0AHGH6RK0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SF0A/HGH6RK0F/F3GSF0AHGH6RK0F.SMALL.jpg macobt I found old nintendo joystick at my garage and I decide to convert into usb hub. Make sure you subscribe on my YOUTUBE Channel for more awesome videos from the macobt projects! Subscribe to my youtube channel:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=macobt My blog:http://macoprojects.b...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 14:21:33 PDT
Scratch Hologram Detailed Instructions for Teachers http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-Hologram-Detailed-Instructions-for-Teacher/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/H06Y/HF23QIRV/F6OH06YHF23QIRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/H06Y/HF23QIRV/F6OH06YHF23QIRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/H06Y/HF23QIRV/F6OH06YHF23QIRV.SMALL.jpg barkergk Detailed instructions on making scratch holograms and how to do it cheaply with a whole class.
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 07:22:36 PDT
Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Fan-Driven-by-a-Candle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SMALL.jpg Joohansson A Thermoelectric generator powered by a tealight. It started as an experiment of how much power I could get from one candle. But I liked the idea and it worked really well so I built this electric-mechanical ornament. I did not use a high temperature TEG-module, but instead a cheap TEC-module. That ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 03:04:10 PDT
Make Prince Rupert's Drops - Glass Turned Hand Grenade http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Prince-Ruperts-Drops-Glass-Turned-Grenade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/H9PT/HET1301H/FO9H9PTHET1301H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/H9PT/HET1301H/FO9H9PTHET1301H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/H9PT/HET1301H/FO9H9PTHET1301H.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight Prince Rupert's Drops are one of the most spectacular physics demonstrations I have witnessed. They are formed by a drop of molten glass being cooled rapidly in water in such a way that stress in the core is at a tipping point that requires only a slight imbalance to explode. Even so, the stresses a...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:43:32 PDT
Wine Cork Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Tripod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/M4VB/HDOVW214/FJ5M4VBHDOVW214.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/M4VB/HDOVW214/FJ5M4VBHDOVW214.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/M4VB/HDOVW214/FJ5M4VBHDOVW214.SMALL.jpg chris.mccoy This is a quick and easy Instructable for making a fun little tripod out of your wine bottle and cork!  Big thanks to my buddy John for the inspiration!! Here are the supplies you'll need: * A wine bottle * A cork * 1x 1/4-20 x 1.25" socket head cap screw or any other suitable 1/4-20 thread screw (...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 23:55:33 PST
Levitation photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitation-photography/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z2JA/HCV9CR7S/F8AZ2JAHCV9CR7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z2JA/HCV9CR7S/F8AZ2JAHCV9CR7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z2JA/HCV9CR7S/F8AZ2JAHCV9CR7S.SMALL.jpg Dustint66 Hello everyone! Here is my tutorial on a fairly quick and simple way to make it look like you are levitating in your photos! Enjoy! Feel free to send your questions/comments to my page https://www.facebook.com/DustinThompsonPhotography?bookmark_t=page and subscribe to my youtube channel for more ...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:26:41 PST
Escher Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/Escher-Cookies/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/ZM43/HBUZGIVI/FZNZM43HBUZGIVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/ZM43/HBUZGIVI/FZNZM43HBUZGIVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/ZM43/HBUZGIVI/FZNZM43HBUZGIVI.SMALL.jpg aledeana Making some funny cookies with M.C.Escher drawings and a Makerbot. Chocolate Cookies: 300g Flour 30g Dark Chocolate 130g Sugar 150g Cold butter 3 Egg yolks Nut Cookies: 300g Flour 200g Sugar 200g Nuts 200g Cold butter 1 egg + 1 egg yolk Follow the video to see all the steps
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 15:40:41 PST
Make 10 Etchants for Copper Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-10-Etchants-for-Copper-Printed-Circuit-Boards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/DKMA/HA4M8KK8/FZTDKMAHA4M8KK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/DKMA/HA4M8KK8/FZTDKMAHA4M8KK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/DKMA/HA4M8KK8/FZTDKMAHA4M8KK8.SMALL.jpg NurdRage We show 10 ways to make PCB etchants using easy to access chemicals 1. Hydrogen Peroxide (5mL of 3%) and Hydrochloric Acid (5mL of 37%) Loses strength in storage but makes copper chloride that can later be used as a fully recyclable etchant. 2. Hydrogen Peroxide (10mL of 3%) + Sulfuric acid (1mL o...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 16:00:54 PST
Make Ferric Chloride (for etching printed circuit boards) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Ferric-Chloride-for-etching-printed-circuit-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QOYW/H9G0SQPD/FQZQOYWH9G0SQPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QOYW/H9G0SQPD/FQZQOYWH9G0SQPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QOYW/H9G0SQPD/FQZQOYWH9G0SQPD.SMALL.jpg NurdRage We make ferric chloride, a well-known etchant for printed circuit boards. Get 20g of iron. This can be in the form of nails or steel wool. It's best to use iron that's rusting, that indicates it doesn't have other metals like zinc or chromium that's normally used to prevent rust. To the iron add 10...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:33:57 PST
Ghost Metal Chemistry Trick http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghost-Metal-Chemistry-Trick/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/XFQQ/H8CVFV1L/FBNXFQQH8CVFV1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/XFQQ/H8CVFV1L/FBNXFQQH8CVFV1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/XFQQ/H8CVFV1L/FBNXFQQH8CVFV1L.SMALL.jpg NurdRage In a variation of luminol chemiluminescence, we make a coin appear to glow with ghostly trails. Get 10mg of luminol and dissolve it in 10mL of 10% ammonia solution, the exact concentration isn't critical. Then add 1mL of 3% hydrogen peroxide and dilute the whole solution into 100mL of distilled wat...
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 06:19:04 PDT
METAL MELTER! http://www.instructables.com/id/METAL-MELTER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1CRH/H7URGNWH/FLZ1CRHH7URGNWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1CRH/H7URGNWH/FLZ1CRHH7URGNWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1CRH/H7URGNWH/FLZ1CRHH7URGNWH.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Here's a microwave oven transformer that's been modified into a dangerous little device. Now it can pump out 800 amps of electrical current, so let's use it to melt some metal! http://www.thekingofrandom.com
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:10:24 PDT
Fake Blood Cut Trick with Chemistry http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Blood-Cut-Trick-with-Chemistry/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/YV68/H8AZ5CYE/F1EYV68H8AZ5CYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/YV68/H8AZ5CYE/F1EYV68H8AZ5CYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/YV68/H8AZ5CYE/F1EYV68H8AZ5CYE.SMALL.jpg NurdRage In this video we make a fake blood cut using the classical reaction of ferric chloride and potassium thiocyanate. Get half a gram of ferric chloride and half a gram of potassium thiocyanate. Add about 10 mL of water to both and shake them up until they are both fully dissolved. Now get some of the...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:12:31 PDT
3D Printed Child-Friendly Button Retainers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Child-Friendly-Button-Retainers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K4TF/H7S571L5/FOFK4TFH7S571L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K4TF/H7S571L5/FOFK4TFH7S571L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K4TF/H7S571L5/FOFK4TFH7S571L5.SMALL.jpg juniortan My son, this year, joined the school where i studied for 10 years, 33 years ago. He needs to wear a school uniform every school day, and this uniform has 7 metal buttons secured by retaining rings. As these were metal, they needed to be installed and removed daily for washing. That equaled thousand...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 17:04:52 PDT
Thermal Imaging Phone Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Imaging-Phone-Camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SMALL.jpg RobHopeless I have a 100 year old house that can be drafty and hard to heat in the winter. I have been wanting a thermal imaging camera to help find leaks ever since we bought this house. So I finally just made my own.The temperature readings are overlaid onto the phone's camera display. The display is adjustab...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 20:08:01 PDT
How to Make a Static Electricity Generator - Shock Anything & Fry Electronics with a Touch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Shock-Anything-Fry-Electronics-with-a-Tou/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UBSO/H3XN34RL/FTNUBSOH3XN34RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UBSO/H3XN34RL/FTNUBSOH3XN34RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/UBSO/H3XN34RL/FTNUBSOH3XN34RL.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight I have made a new version of this project that uses a DC ion generator, you can see it here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Static-Electricity-Generator-Cast-Lightning/ In this video I show how to make a device that allows the user to gain the power of electricity. This high voltage genera...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:50:53 PDT
$14 Lightweight Over-the-Shoulder Snorricam (Body-Mounted Camera Rig) http://www.instructables.com/id/14-Lightweight-Over-the-Shoulder-Snorricam-Body-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/HZQ6/H3KOVVSU/FD2HZQ6H3KOVVSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/HZQ6/H3KOVVSU/FD2HZQ6H3KOVVSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/HZQ6/H3KOVVSU/FD2HZQ6H3KOVVSU.SMALL.jpg griffinity In this tutorial video, Griffin designs a $14 third-person body-mounted camera rig out of PVC pipe for his GoPro Hero2 camera, to capture unique over-the-shoulder shots. ADDITIONAL BUILD INSTRUCTIONS (I'm using " to mean inches.) Click here to view a photo guide for constructing the rig. Click he...
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012 07:23:24 PDT
Make Quantum Dots (Cadmium Selenide Type) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Quantum-Dots-Cadmium-Selenide-Type/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/04N2/H1Y0BL9G/F6204N2H1Y0BL9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/04N2/H1Y0BL9G/F6204N2H1Y0BL9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/04N2/H1Y0BL9G/F6204N2H1Y0BL9G.SMALL.jpg NurdRage In this video we make cadmium selenide quantum dots. WARNING: This experiment uses toxic and carcinogenic reagents and directly handles extremely hot liquids. Gloves, protective clothing and a fume hood should be used. This should be performed by, or under the direct supervision of, an experienced ...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 16:48:27 PDT
Wii Kart of Awesomeness - Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-Kart-of-Awesomeness-Instructable/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5VVT/H19RTGTK/F025VVTH19RTGTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5VVT/H19RTGTK/F025VVTH19RTGTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5VVT/H19RTGTK/F025VVTH19RTGTK.SMALL.jpg cfleis1 Wii Kart Wii Kart is a wireless controlled go-kart with an off-the-shelf Wii Remote serving as the controller. Two 250 Watt DC motors provide a top speed of 15 mph.  The Wiii Kart was built in a residential garage using common hobbyist tools and resources. This website will provide all the informati...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 22:45:54 PDT
DIY headphone adapter (with MIC and REMOTE) for smartphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-headphone-adapter-with-MIC-and-REMOTE-for-sm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PYHD/GXUZENUY/FPWPYHDGXUZENUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PYHD/GXUZENUY/FPWPYHDGXUZENUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PYHD/GXUZENUY/FPWPYHDGXUZENUY.SMALL.jpg depotbassam This video shows the explanation of a DIY project: An adaptor that connects to the audio input of any smartphone. This adaptor has a microphone and a button, allowing the user to connect any headphones (your personal, expensive fancy ones) and at the same time have the feature of pausing/playing th...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:26:42 PST
Link to the Past Computer Case (Guideline for other similar cases also) http://www.instructables.com/id/Link-to-the-Past-Computer-Case-Guideline-for-othe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/0ISQ/H0FLNJ08/FBB0ISQH0FLNJ08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/0ISQ/H0FLNJ08/FBB0ISQH0FLNJ08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/0ISQ/H0FLNJ08/FBB0ISQH0FLNJ08.SMALL.jpg thorkon Hi, I will be giving you the guidelines on how to make your own pixelated PC! You can either follow my builds by watching any of my videos/pictures and building along or make a whole new sprite that has not been made yet. Due to the length of the project I will give you major useful points to assist...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:16:37 PDT
eTextiles: Sewing Machines and Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Sewing-Machines-and-Conductive-Thread/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/7Y1U/GZACJ96J/FGX7Y1UGZACJ96J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/7Y1U/GZACJ96J/FGX7Y1UGZACJ96J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/7Y1U/GZACJ96J/FGX7Y1UGZACJ96J.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Using conductive threads with your home sewing machine. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete  Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing! 
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 09:41:05 PST
Downwind Faster Than The Wind Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Downwind-Faster-Than-The-Wind-Cart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5UEL/GYVDIXHF/FFC5UELGYVDIXHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5UEL/GYVDIXHF/FFC5UELGYVDIXHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5UEL/GYVDIXHF/FFC5UELGYVDIXHF.SMALL.gif wiredcav This instructable will take you through the construction of a working model of the wind powered cart that answers the question that sparked so much controversy across dozens of internet forums.  It resulted in tens of thousands of posts of heated debates, on-line and print articles in Make, Popular ...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 20:51:20 PST
DIY-Hack A Retro Old Phone To LED Unit & Cellphone Audio Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hack-A-Retro-Old-Phone-To-LED-Unit-Cellphone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/V4DY/GXL5UIJV/FJXV4DYGXL5UIJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/V4DY/GXL5UIJV/FJXV4DYGXL5UIJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/V4DY/GXL5UIJV/FJXV4DYGXL5UIJV.SMALL.jpg Samimy This hack provides some useful issues, for example we can read books at night using our old lovely retro phone, meanwhile using the phone as a mobile or any cell phone audio amplifier, the quality of the amplified songs would be depending on what type of amplifier you will use inside the retro-phone...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 17:27:27 PST
How-To Hack A Retro Old Phone To LED Unit & Audio Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Hack-A-Retro-Old-Phone-To-LED-Unit-Audio-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/VPMH/GXO0U8CS/FOSVPMHGXO0U8CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/VPMH/GXO0U8CS/FOSVPMHGXO0U8CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/VPMH/GXO0U8CS/FOSVPMHGXO0U8CS.SMALL.jpg Samimy DIY-Hack A Rotary Old Phone To LED Unit & Cellphone Audio Amplifier. This hack provides some useful issues, for example we can read books at night using our old lovely retro phone, meanwhile using the phone as a mobile or any cell phone audio amplifier, the quality of the amplified songs would be d...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 06:28:53 PST
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:23:43 PST
Make Luminol From Domestically Available Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Luminol-From-Domestically-Available-Chemicals-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/2BOB/GVIYJPV1/F332BOBGVIYJPV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/2BOB/GVIYJPV1/F332BOBGVIYJPV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/2BOB/GVIYJPV1/F332BOBGVIYJPV1.SMALL.jpg NurdRage In this video we make luminol from domestically available chemicals. WARNING: The process pretty complicated and dangerous at parts and so should only performed by, or under the direct supervision of, an experienced chemist. First we obtain diethylhexyl phthalate by refluxing 50g of finely cut vin...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 20:38:18 PST
Lab Tip: Mineral Oil Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Lab-Equipment-Mineral-Oil/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ESGX/GVA8DW65/FJTESGXGVA8DW65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ESGX/GVA8DW65/FJTESGXGVA8DW65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ESGX/GVA8DW65/FJTESGXGVA8DW65.SMALL.jpg NurdRage Mineral oil or Paraffin oil is a useful oil for making oil baths and storing reactive metals. It also has a huge number of uses for the DIY community such as an odorless fuel for certain lamps, rust protection, sealant, lubricant, an inert coolant and many more. It is composed of high boiling inert ...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 21:22:46 PST
How to build your own PVC Walker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-PVC-Walker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/RC7Z/GUKARQXM/FYXRC7ZGUKARQXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/RC7Z/GUKARQXM/FYXRC7ZGUKARQXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/RC7Z/GUKARQXM/FYXRC7ZGUKARQXM.SMALL.jpg gluckc Learn how to make your own walker from PVC pipe and other parts available at any hardware store.
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 14:52:47 PST
iPhone 5 Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-4-Tripod-Mount-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/NFN8/GSI5DELK/F9PNFN8GSI5DELK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/NFN8/GSI5DELK/F9PNFN8GSI5DELK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/NFN8/GSI5DELK/F9PNFN8GSI5DELK.SMALL.jpg jtsubota I made my own iPhone 4S/5 tripod mount for my videography students because I could never find one that was sturdy and inexpensive.  Watch the 90-second video to see how.   The suction cups hold on very well as long as high-quality suction cups are used; the smooth back of the iPhone 4 or iPhone 5 p...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:01:37 PDT
Prepare for the Science Fair http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepare-for-the-Science-Fair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/V9PX/GS3BCV8M/FYCV9PXGS3BCV8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/V9PX/GS3BCV8M/FYCV9PXGS3BCV8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/V9PX/GS3BCV8M/FYCV9PXGS3BCV8M.SMALL.jpg sciencesiblings An animated short explaining the steps to completing a science fair project. Created by Kevin Temmer. © Copyright 2011 Kevin Temmer  www.kevintemmer.com
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 08:04:21 PDT
360 Degree Panning Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/360-Degree-Panning-Tripod-Mount/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/URLU/GQ22AK2Z/FGLURLUGQ22AK2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/URLU/GQ22AK2Z/FGLURLUGQ22AK2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/URLU/GQ22AK2Z/FGLURLUGQ22AK2Z.SMALL.jpg JoeMurphy 360 Degree Panning Time-Lapse Tripod mount is built from a simple kitchen timer,  3/8" long 1/4"-20 bolt, and a matching 1/4"-20 nut. All can be found at your local store for less than $8. First disassemble the kitchen time removing the other white plastic, and timer face plate. Then use a dremel to...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 20:20:30 PDT
The Digital Light Wand! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Digital-Light-Wand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/DLRN/GP7II6NA/FJDDLRNGP7II6NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/DLRN/GP7II6NA/FJDDLRNGP7II6NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/DLRN/GP7II6NA/FJDDLRNGP7II6NA.SMALL.jpg TxPilot The Digital Light Wand is a programmable RGB LED Light strip that is used in Light Painting (long exposure) Photography.  It is based on the Arduino Mega board and the HL1606 RGB LED Light strip and was used to create the images shown here!  No photoshop or computer trickery here!  These photos ar...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 00:15:35 PDT
Solar-USB Dinosaur Pulling Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Dinosaur-Pulling-Cart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4QGY/GPAS35EV/FBM4QGYGPAS35EV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4QGY/GPAS35EV/FBM4QGYGPAS35EV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4QGY/GPAS35EV/FBM4QGYGPAS35EV.SMALL.jpg Samimy Samimy Production Presents A Solar-USB Rechargeable Wooden T-Rex Pulling a Cart 1.5V DC USB Rechargeable Batteries Testing the Solar Boards By a 250Watts Halogen Light Moving By the Power of Rechargeable Batteries, After Charged my other projects: http://www.youtube.com/SAMIMYS Solar-USB Dino...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 15:37:27 PDT
Photon Phuzbot - Sew a felt flashlight fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Photon-Phuzbot-Sew-a-felt-flashlight-fob/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/KU40/GP5T0RBI/FK0KU40GP5T0RBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/KU40/GP5T0RBI/FK0KU40GP5T0RBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/KU40/GP5T0RBI/FK0KU40GP5T0RBI.SMALL.jpg spiralshannon Meet Photon Phuzbot, the brightest felt robot around! This video shows how to make a felt robot keychain fob with LED eyes that light when his torso is pressed. It's a soft circuit project using conductive fabric and thread, and includes the steps to create a combination battery holder/pressure s...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 20:29:40 PDT