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What does it mean? Where did it come from? Why is it on Instructables?

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flymudpie (author)2008-07-13
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westfw (author)2008-07-13
It's German (or, at any rate the WORD is German.)
  • "Zeit" == time.
  • "Geist" == spirit.
So literally "spirit of the time"; more colloquially similar to "what's hot", where "hot" is not quite the same as "popular" or "excellent."

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Kiteman (author)westfw2008-07-13

i.e. those are the projects getting talked about / commented on at the moment.

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