Aluminum Cans

What can I do with 55 aluminum cans? I was thinking of makings something with then that my mom wouldn't throw out. Any ideas? Maybe a wallet? lol

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can you...

For the pocket sized contest, can you make instructions for how to add pockets to pants/shorts?

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Oil Can?

What is this thing?Does anybody know?

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Can this be done?

Can I wire these lights so i can plug them into a outlet in the house? http://www.ebay.com/itm/6PC-FLEXIBLE-NEON-LED-MILLION-COLOR-INTERIOR-LIGHT-KIT-/280602064035?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&vxp;=mtr&hash;=item41552fb4a3 

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Can caddies.

Does anyone have the best way to connect cans, like the ones pineapple come in? I am a high school art teacher and the art one classes make it their mission to destroy whatever they can. They don't care what it takes to mess things up, no matter how hard you try to make things look nice. I've restricted them to their seat because otherwise they try to meander around the room. It's very frustrating. So, if they can't get up, they must have their supplies at hand. The cans have a slight lip, so they aren't flush against each other. I just plan on painting them black and grouping them in fours. Honestly, I would still like them to look decent. Any ideas?

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Why has some of my pickled (canned) garlic gone blue-green? Answered

Fresh garlic was put in a clean jar, boiling malt-vinegar and sugar was poured over and the jar sealed. Some garlic turned blue-green and floated, some did not and sank. I don't understand this. It did the same a second time. L

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cod liver

Had a fine can of cod liver in its own oil. Found it to be quite nice and mild in taste and in texture. I spread it on crackers but it made me wonder if there were any other good ways of making snacks and or other foods using the liver. Does any one else know of other ways to use the cod liver and the oil? Thanks.

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Are canned food cans made of steel?

By canned food cans, I don't mean soda cans, I mean the cans that pineapple and corn and other stuff come in, just to be clear. From what I know, it's probably not aluminum because it is magnetic. So what metal is it? Is it combined with different metals?

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Inventor of Pringles Can Buried in Pringles Can

The inventor of the Pringles can, Frederic J Baur, passed away recently and was partially buried in a pringles can, his most prized invention.

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Are cans made of steel?? Answered

By cans, I mean canned food cans, not soda cans. From what I know, they are not aluminum because  a magnet stuck to one. And I don't think they are tin either. So what metal are they?

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Can Slideshows be featured?

Well? Can they or can't they? sorry if this has been asked before....

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can crock pot

I have this idea its a can crock pot you put water and other ingredients or seasoning in it then you it the meat in and boil it over a fire

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recycling.. food cans?

So what can we do with food tins... he standard steel can that you peaches and backed beans comes in = surley it doesnt need to go off ot the landfill with your rubbish or to the recycling plant..,.. any ideas

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Can Indians compete ?

Can an Indian compete in contest? If I win will the prize be shipped to India ?

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I can not sign in

Everytime I try to login in Instructable I can not sign in even if the pw is correct. I always have to request a new pw and reset it. Can anyone help me?

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can i build this? Answered

Can i build this device? it uses a xmas light controler. for example: lo_ok down. and here is a schematic

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LED Spray Can

Halo is an LED spraypaint can by French designer Aissa Logerot.The LED light changes colors and brightness and is powered by an internal battery that can be charged by shaking of the can. "It is possible to change the color and the brightness of the led to change the graffiti's styles. If the light doesn't have enough battery, the user must shake it to have energy again."Built on the same principle as LED Light Drawing Pens but with a cool sray can apperancevia Geekologie

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Can not change password?

Have tried several times to change password with no luck . Can you please help me? jc4548

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Can someone identify this?

Can someone tell me what this thing is? Thanks in advance, Fried.

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Can a felon be a gunsmith? Answered

Can a person with a felonious background become a gunsmith?  They do not have to own guns, nor possess, just repair.

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Can Technology be patented?

Can Someone patent a Technology ? i.e. the way a machine works? so that no one can use that procedure to make a machine work ?  I saw a machine , did research and found the way , it works, and i want to make it open source, not by using the same logos , all I want to do is to make the tech open source . can I ? if no, then Why ? and How can I ? I mean what minimum changes do i need ?

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Can this be used with arduino

I opened up a Bluetooth dongle so i thought that if it can be used with arduino or not. The bluetooth  dongle was like this so plese help fast!!!!!!!!

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How can this be allowed?!?!?

How can this Instructable be allowed? " DIY Tattoos (Stick 'n' Poke) by frenzy" is not only dangerous but, think about all the kids that would want to try this....  Is this RESPONSIBLE?

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Can you explain ?

Hi ! Why it say: "become ProMember to download PDF" ? So, I am ProMember: I have payed for it and now that! I don't understand what's the matter of ... Have you an answer for that? What can I do? Thanks to read me. You can answer me at my adress. Bye!

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Trash Can Trama

I want to build my own version of Trash Can Trauma from the Halloween edition of Make magazine http://makezine.com/halloween2007/trashcan/I got some props and the trash can and was wondering the best way to power it Electrical or pneumatics? if pneumatics are the best way then I can buy an air compressor from Harbor Freight tools for $100 Any advice would be greatly appreciated

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Can I post this? Answered

I like to make robots and haven't posted ANY good instructables. I'm in the process of making a personal butler robot but it combines three different butler robot instructables. Can i post a instructable of it?

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Can someone make~

The "Hobbes" from calvin and hobbes comics? :D

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Can dinosaurs jump? Answered

I know 4 legged ones can't but does the T-rex have a spring in his step?

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Can someone comment?

I made an instructable at the begginning of the month and no one has commented yet. could someone comment please.

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can someone help? Answered

Hi all, today i got a apple macintosh powerbook 190. (yes, the original greyscale) from what i've read online, its ram can be upgraded, and i want to know if someone can help guide me through installing a different os? (maybe puppy linux, dsl, ubuntu, win98) anything other than mac. it has a 500mb hdd, and i dont know about ram. the question is: can anyone help?

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Can not Complete Lines? Answered

In the adjoining image. Why can't we connect point AF, CD and BE without crossing lines or moving over the Es'.

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awesome! but can I...

Is it allowed to build one of the things they sell there? like building a pocket laser show (just an example)

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Who can do this?

Try flicking your cheek while making an "oi" motion with you mouth. If you hit your cheek at just the right time you get a cool raindrop sound. Try aming for a tiny bit away from the corner of your lip for the best sound.

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Can the PDF be Reset?

I just published my first Instructable. Actually I published it a couple weeks ago unfinished, and updated it as I went along. But I just got around to Downloading the PDF. And it is as the 'ible was when I first published it. Is there any way of updating it without unpublishing it, so I can stop looking like a newb?

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Everyone Can Join In!

I have been collecting funny comments from the forums for the past little while now, and this is what I came up with, If you would like to contribute, feel free to leave a comment either on the slideshow page, or here.Always look out for good comments!

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can someone help? Answered

When i look at an instructable, i cant see the other pictures when i click on them. does anyone else have this problem?

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Can i do this?

I have a webcam that ive taken the ir fitler out of, whats the best way of adding some ir leds powered from the camera?

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Can Kipkay join?

Could we get kipkay to join? That would be cool.

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Can I fix it? Answered

I have a 512mb flash drive mp3 player, made by hip street. a long time ago, i was working on a computer. i had just installed the usb ports, so i got the flash drive/mp3 player and plugged it in. a component fried on the motherboard, and windows said that the device malfunctioned. the computer still worked fine, as if nothing happened. alas, the flash drive/mp3 player didn't. it wouldn't connect to the pc. nothing looks fried on the mp3 player, so why wont it work? can it be fixed? i can almost get it to turn on, the power light will flash and then the battery just starts to get really hot. can someone please help? i really want the files off of it.

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can this but used in the usa? Answered

Http://www.mini-itx.com/store/?c=43 would i need a converter or something or would it not work

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can someone solve this? Answered

I made a riddle and want someone to solve it.can you figure out what this says tcerroc era uoy syas siht tahw em mp uoy fi DO NOT POST YOUR ANSWER IN THE COMMENTS! PM ME THE ANSWER and when someone gets it right they can put it on the comments and will get best answer or when there is 10 wrong answers in a row I will tell the answer please try every other day I will give a hint

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can anyone fix this?

I have a samsung jet and this doesnot work on it  it says Note: If your phone does not support JSR 135: Mobile Media MAPI After download the J2MEQRCode.jad, you only need to delete the line MIDlet-Push-1: mms://:www.drhu.org.QRCode, J2MEQRCodeMidlet, * before install in your mobile phone. but i cant seem to work that part out  if anyone can please let me know   Thanks http://www.getjar.com/mobile/5265/qr2dbarcode-for-samsung-gt-s8000-jet/

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Can I post this?

Hi, I am a beginner and I created an account a couple of days before, there are few basic things I would like to know. Kindly bear with me if they feel silly, please guide. I would like to know : Can I post a link in my instructable for the readers which could direct them to popular website like Wikipedia or GitHub (One of the Largest Open Source Community) or someone's personal blogspot for gaining more information on a topic? Can I post a link for download of a free software  for readers related to the project I made instructable on? for example a free software to help readers calculate LED resistance? I would highly appreciate guidance, suggestions. Thanks AMK

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Uses for coffee "cans"

As my depression era ancestors would say, those plastic containers that coffee comes in are "just too good to throw away." Other than the obvious uses as a bailing bucket or a scoop, does anybody have a really inventive application? Maybe this could be an "ible" contest.

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Instructables can not be updated

Hi, I'm new here. I had added some text to one of my instructables, along with another rendering image. I published the updates yesterday but could not see the updates today after logout. I use Chrome, and cache is cleared. Guess this is a bug ?

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Can anyone identify these?

I'm curious what these might be.  I recently found them in my attic, 5-6 feet long, matching set of mirrored panels.  Seem more decorative than functional, very thin metal, and one of them has rusted clear through on one side.

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Can a PDF be submitted?

I have a design/build plans for a $90 4.5" f/8 ball scope that I call the PortaBowl.http://home.comcast.net/%7Ejayscheuerle/PortaBowl.pdfI've been trying to get it into as many hands as possible and as it was created in a design program, it's not that easy to strip down to a set of text and picture files.Please let me know! - Jay Scheuerle

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Kiteman can be bought!

Remember I "mentioned" my CafePress shop? Following comments on that announcement, and thanks to the personal generosity of Gmjhowe (who created the latest incarnation of my usual avatar), you can now buy me! There is a ridiculously wide range of items, from jewellery to Christmas stockings, as well as the usual range of tee shirts, stickers, pin badges etc, all featuring yours truly. OK, so it's a vanity thing, but I've got to say they look quite good... (As ever, if there's a product you would like to see, even if it's just a tweak of an existing product, then let me know by a comment here or by PM.)

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