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I just received my copy of Haywired: Pointless (Yet Awesome) Projects for the Electronically Inclined, which is a book of 13 electronics projects and techniques including a moving eyeball portrait, a super capacitor car, and wire wrapping and soldering how-tos. I previewed the book a few months ago, and think Haywired has a great mix of projects, and inspires you to learn how electronics, motors, and sensors work by giving you hands-on instructions to actually make them work. It is a great first book for the budding inventor or engineer. (As I state on the back of the book!)

If you do any of these projects, please post an Instructable with your take!

Update: Mike Rigsby has posted an Instructable from the book:
Flashlight Without Batteries.

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Pazzerz (author)2009-03-26

I used to have a little racer car when I was a kid that charged via a 'gas pump' (with batteries inside). I finally tore it apart and discovered its 'battery was a large capacitor. Haven't thought about that for years until just now reading that front cover above.

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Kiteman (author)2009-03-19

That portrait really doesn't do you justice...

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comodore (author)2009-03-19

The content of the book that you described sounds very interesting, something I would certanly enjoy reading... And only $10!!! I hope the shipping doesn't cost a fortune... :D Thanks, I think I will order this book! The picture of Van Gog with moving eyes look scary, and I love scary! A great thing for my evil secret lab! :) Thanks!

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