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White & Nerdy

For those of you who haven't heard the song, here's the music video.

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LCD White?

Well i dont know anything about lcd screens and i just aquiered one from an old pc and i want it to come to life again. if these help these are all the numbers and stuff on the back of the screen TORISAN TFT-LCM TM121SV-02L01 500F00023388O5 MADE IN JAPAN                                                                                       AR111A987K321129MS

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Dazzling White

Everyone should beware of the teeth whitening ads on Instructables.  One of the advertisers, Dazzling White, is a fraudulent company which, once they have your Credit card number, will continue charging your credit card forever.  If you complain, they say they will send you an email to opt out but you will never get the email.  They will charge your card in advance of sending you their product so you will get billed 2 or 3 times before you ever get anything. Their offer is a "trial" sample for which they will bill you something like $8.  If you read the small print, which no one ever does, it says you have to cancel within 10 days of receiving your trial else they will charge you the full $80+ dollars, will enroll you in their "program" and start billing you $80+ every month. I had to get my credit card company involved in order to get them to cease and desist.  No amount of pleading with them on the phone will work.  They claim to abide by their "terms and conditions". I've been on the Internet a long time and this is the first time I've ever succumbed to fraudulent activity of this magnitude.  I'm out $160 that I will never get back. Instructables!!!  You need to get these crooks off your site.  It's giving you a bad name. If you search the Internet, you will see hundreds of complaints about these crooks. Spread the word!

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Ipod 20g white

I have a 20g ipod the sad face is on sometimes and other times is not condition is well and it comes with a black cover Im asking for $35 or something else

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White walls yellowing

Right so i cleaned off my white walls last night with some lava soap and purple power cleaner degreaser and scrub brush but i noticed they have a light browning effect not sure if that UV damage or some other type of oxidation.   ive checked around the interwebs and the only things i can come up with are  island girl sea glow,  bleche white and brillo pads with magic erasers am i stuck with the yellow??  ive only had these white walls since agust

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White mold on algae?

Recently (as in for a few weeks), my bowl of algae has developed white goop floating in it. It looks like flour, and sticks together like flour. I (intelligently, I believe) have not tasted it, but it or something else in the algae smells terrible (well, worse than how terrible algae already smells, lol). I'm worried because Im donating samples of this algae to my middle school to use for experimentation, but a few, um, white things got in the samples. I really want to know what this stuff is. If anyone wants pictures, I'll upload some,. but basically it looks like flour and floats on top of the algae.

Question by Rotten194    |  last reply


Is the white powder legit?

I was looking at something called white powder gold and white powder platinum and I was wondering if it works and its safe to use.

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White and yellow corn?? Answered

  I was at a party and the chips changed.  After much research, I found that the chips had changed from yellow to white corn chips.  The yellow was much better but I never knew there was a difference in a chip.  I do understand mans 10,000 year cultivation of corn BUT what is the difference  between white and yellow corn?       Thanks

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White House #weekofmaking

Coby Unger is at the White House and the Faire today representing Instructables, so say hi if you see him! He's there with 9-year-old Aidan Robinson to present their amazing collaboration: the superhero arm. (If you've never seen this 'ible I promise you'll be inspired by it: a playful prosthetic arm that's designed to grow with its wearer, and that supports interchangeable, task-specific attachments to help Aidan not only do everyday tasks but also play his favorite games.) Are you planning any projects for the White House's #weekofmaking, or maybe even going to D.C. Maker Faire?

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White Glue problem

Does anyone know how to remove white glue from a fixed chair? I'm fixing chairs for a pub around, but lately interchanged the wood pieces of the upper left and right. I noticed this 6hrs later, when it was too late to disassemble/tear things out. I know, basically it's possible to do so with water or heat, but in this case the glue is in the chair itself, so i guess, i can't heat it up - i thought about putting the chair into to a tub to soak it with water, but then i'd have the problem that even the chair's wood itself is soaked. Any suggestions?

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White particles in water?

Ok, this is now driving me crazy. When I pour a glass (empty glass, no ice yet) of water (filtered, old filter) the water is clear. Pour over ice and big puffy white flakes appear. At first, I think that there must be crap in my ice. So I buy a silicone ice cube tray and use filtered water to make ice cubes. Second iteration: filtered water over filtered ice. Results: BIG FLUFFY WHITE FLAKES. So, that didn't work. My next thought was that maybe I messed up with the ice cubes. So, I switched to distilled water for the ice cubes. Third iteration: filtered water over distilled water ice cubes. Results: BIG FLUFFY WHITE FLAKES. Again I found myself with nasty debris floating in my water. What's next? Oh, maybe it's the detergent I used to wash my glasses. So, I wash a glass by hand with Dawn soap. Fourth iteration: filtered water over distilled water ice cubes. Results: you guessed it... BIG FLUFFY ****** WHITE FLAKES. Gotta say, it makes me want to pull out my hair! I just don't get it. So, here's my question: what's causing the white flakes? I read somewhere that cold temperatures can cause certain salts (not table salt) to precipitate out of solution. This can also be the case with Magnesium and Manganese. Does anyone else have a solution? I just want to drink some nice clear water. I thought for sure a Brita filter would do it for me.

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Price of regular white LED's???

I just came back from my local electronics store and was kind of shocked to find that the price for a white LED is 2 bucks from where I come from, which is about US$ 0.62 each! I was thinking of buying 100 of them which ends up around US$62.00!!! Is that the standard price? It doesn't look like the regular LED, it's somewhat smaller and shorter in size, with a flat head instead of the usual rounded ones. But the price difference is so big! The standard round headed one's are only US$ 0.09 each! But the funny thing is the salesperson told me that round headed LED's DO NOT come in white, only red, yellow and green! But in fact I bought them before from another store but sadly they are out of business now so there's only this other store left in my city. So my point is, is that the standard price at your local store? How much do you pay for a single white regular LED? PS. by 'regular', I mean those with rounded heads and can commonly be found almost everywhere such as toys and decorations. Also I'm not referring to those high powered LED's used in modern flashlights. The pictures below shows the regular LED, and the one which I saw at the local store which has a flat head.

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what is this white piece in a ds for? Answered

Hi all, recently, i had to take apart my DS lite to replace the button panel. when i got it apart, i saw that there was this white piece in the ds i took the panel from, but it wasn't in mine. unsure if it was required, i put it in mine. what is this piece for anyways? if it helps, i have a polar whit ds lite, and i believe it is a 3rd gen, judging by the fully covered wifi reciever in the base of the unit. but what is this white piece for? (its right beside the stylus slot)

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Double White Dented Hybrids

Seeing two white Prius both with carpool stickers isn't that noteable. Seeing two white Prius both with carpool stickers, and with matching dents in their rear passenger side doors is notable. (The dent on the car in the back is difficult to see in the cell-phone camera image, so you'll have to trust me.)

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White Elephant sale in Oakland

I went to the White Elephant Sale this weekend in Oakland. While it's tough to beat noahw's at home dentistry plans, there was a bunch of cool stuff, and I thought I'd share some pictures. Check out the image notes for descriptions.

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Interesting White Paper to Read!

I recently wrote a White Paper (a nontechnical one) called "HIWR.PDF" which you can get here: High Impact Water Rocketry which talks about a new way to shoot water or compressed air rockets loaded with commercial payloads. There is an instructable on this, search around and you will find it, but the white paper, tho it has no images, is still more comprehensive and more detailed. You certainly will like it.Oh, and, if you do like it, please donate $5 USD to [mailto://nzhang2@oakland.edu Nathan Zhang via Paypal] so I can continue my research and write more articles. Thanks!

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WHITE LED LIGHT PROJECT

I JUST JOIN THE COMMUNITY RECENTLY.I AM FROM SOUTH AFRICA.I HAVE A PROJECT FOR LED LIGHTS,IT CONSISTS OF 24 WHITE LEDs IN PARALLEL AND I TESTED IT WITH 4 AA(1.5) BATTERIES(6V) AND IT WORKED FINE,BUT I TREID TO DESIGN A 6V REGULATOR SO AS TO USE IT WITH SOLAR ENERGY USING 7Ah BATTERY.I USED LM317 AND OTHERS BUT IT KEEPS HEATING UP EVEN WITH AN EDEQAUTE HEATSINK AND SOME WHERE FRIED,ANY SUGGETIONS,CIURCUTS IN SOLVING MY DALEMMA

Topic by temba    |  last reply


Source for "filament white" 1800-2200K color temperature warm white led's?

After literally hours, I can not locate small quantities of warm white led's with what is sometimes described as "filament white" color temperature. Most warm white LED's are a much cooler 3000K. Any suggestions? Ideally a 3 or 5mm discrete LED. Images of warm white led's are unreliable. A color temperature description is necessary. Anyone? Thanks! I received a sample of these, but their color temperature is actually much closer to 3000K. http://www.ledtronics.com/Products/ProductsDetails.aspx?WP=1922 2017 UPDATE:  2200K (and warmer) LED's are finally becoming more commonplace in bulbs, LED tape, etc... so I'm keeping my eye out for more component and project LED's to also include this warmer range. 

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White screen of death on iphone 3g.

I have "rebooted", updated the software and connected to iTunes but nothing has worked. I called the phone and it went into voice mail. I heard the camera "click" and when I connect to iTunes it allowed me access to the pictures on the phone. Is there a solution of there that I may try before I bring it to the Apple store? Thanks.

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my ps2 turned into black and white?

No color

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Painting over white melamine table.

I have a white table painted in melamine. Needs repainting white. Can I just paint over it, or do I have to strip it first? I am a total novice. Many thanks for your replies

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White rod slide action pistol?

Is there(or could somebody make) a knex gun that has a white rod magazine in the handle and is slide action?

Question by Gamer5797    |  last reply


guitar hero drums white plugs?

What are guitar hero drums white plugs that connect to circuit board what are they called? any part number for it?

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How to colorize a black and white photocopy?

Hello. Years ago, Letraset had in catalogue a color film that you heated over a black and white photocopy and turned black in the color of the film (the film only was fixed to the toner). Does anybody know a way of getting the same result with cheap materials?

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Getting a toilet bowl white again

Ok so I can't get the orange stuff off. Any suggestions. And yes I've tried CLR. Also if there are any suggestions on how to fix the worn porcelain  that would be awesome.

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Oakland Museum White Elephant Sale

This year's White Elephant Sale to raise funds for the Oakland Museum of California is coming up!  The 2010 event runs March 6-7, 10am-4pm, at 333 Lancaster Street in Oakland near the Fruitvale BART. It's billed as "the biggest, the best, and certainly the most enjoyable rummage sale in Northern CA," and while I haven't attended too many other rummage sales, this doesn't sound far fetched.  The (carefully vetted) pile of goods absolutely stuffs the 96,000 square foot warehouse, which is sorted into themed departments.  It's insane, and an excellent place to find weird and wonderful items for your next project.  Pro Tip: If you go near the end of the day on Sunday, you'll find discounts on the remaining stuff - some departments will charge a flat fee for everything you can fit into a paper grocery bag. Bonus:  all proceeds go to help the Oakland Museum, which is currently undergoing renovation.  I'm a huge fan of their natural sciences exhibit, which features some excellent dioramas showing California birds, reptiles, and mammals in their native environments.  Truly good stuff.

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Homemade submersible pump - white smoke

Hi, I posted this topic: https://www.instructables.com/community/Outdoor-water-fountainhow-to-silence-homemade-p/ and both repliers suggested that I get a submersible pump. Being in Egypt, I can't find one unless I pay ridiculous amounts of money. So, I made one using a handhelp air blower.  It works, it gets the water up to the 10-12 feet easily. It is waterproof. No leaks. (There was a small leak before revising, but now none) I've only had it on for a max of 30 seconds for testing. At about 30 seconds, when I pull it out, the box is filled with white smoke. Smells almost like electrical burn but not quite. What would be the causes of this? Is the water too much strain on the motor to turn? Is there maybe some water droplets that were just burning off? Is my pvc pipe enough ventilation for the motor as it does get hot, but I don't know how hot is too hot? Could I use a dimmer switch to turn the motor down some, would that not put so much strain on the motor instead of having it at full speed? Sorry for so many questions. Thanks!

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Diffusing white LED's. I need high intensity white light but with little or no projection.

I am trying to have as bright a light as possible from 2 white LED's but with as little light projection as possible. So far I have found a small bit of a plastic shopping bag does well but the light isn't bright enough. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks

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How do you print black and white negatives?

Chemicals needed and times for printing black and white prints from a negative?

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My blackberry has a white screen whenever i open it what soulotions i might do?

I tried removing the battery didn't work i dont wanna give it to someone to fix it they might make it worse anyone knoww what this white screen means and how can  i remove it??

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LED NIGHTMARE!!! (LED THROWIE)

I recently about 2 weeks ago* ordered 50 LEDs for my sister in laws wedding reception from www.modersmart.com, I was totally screwed over when i only received 28 of the LEDs i ordered, not only that but when i ordered them, there was an instock supply of 120 ! ! ! ! >_<Ok, aside from being screwed over, im in dire need of finding (10 pcs) Loose 10mm LED - White and also need (12 pcs) Loose 10mm LED - Redhttp://www.moddersmart.com/index.php?target=categories&category;_id=394if possible could someone help me in finding similar LEDs that use a 3V battery for an LED throwie??another site ive tried is http://www.hebeiltd.com.cn/?p=leds.9.10mm but the Minimum order US$99 mixed OK. and i dont need $99 in LEDs If anyone can help, id appreciate it big time!! Thanks.

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What is your favorite use for white chocolate?

I recently made cookies that featured white chocolate chips, and they turned out better than I thought they would! That led to me doing some looking online for white chocolate recipes. Using it to decorate has been done... what interesting recipes do YOU have in your culinary arsenal that use white chocolate? I am in the mood to try something new, and I have a bag of white chocolate chips that need using!

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HOLOWEEN RED WHITE & BLUE on One AA

Here is another blinking LED running from a single 1.5 AA battery. While the white and blue LEDs need over 3 volts. The white blinks in the transition moments between red to blue and to red !

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Can to add music to Shaun White for 360?

Since there are only four good songs on Shaun White snowboarding, I was wondering if I could add my own songs.

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My instructable Is white page after an edit

Hey, my instructable [id/How-To-carve-A-Maori-Hook-Pendant-Video/] is broken and displays only a white page. This happened immediately after i made some edits to the content. Whatever occurred also wrecked my ability to view my list of published instructables, it just displays another instance of instructables inside of itself instead of the list. I've sent an e-mail to fungusamungus, but have not heard back yet. Hopefully someone will be able to help (This entry is in a contests) thanks, -Calvin

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white smoke and oil coming from exhaust

Mower starts but blows white smoke and oil from exhaust any ideas what could be wrong ????

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Can you substitute white sugar for brown?

Can you substitue white sugar for brown sugar, or vice versa if you only have one type and the recipe calls for the other? Earlier I was baking cookies and needed white sugar, but I only had brown. Could I have used brown sugar intead of going to the store for white? If I can use either sugar, do I use the same amount? Thanks for your help!

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Take a Black and White Photo, Get a patch!

 Hello again. It's time for another photo contest! This month the theme is a nice broad one, just to get things going after the first one last month. Black and White This months theme is Black and White. Try and focus on those distinctive shapes and defined shadows that make black and white photos pop. Get into the mindset of what will look good when in black and white. A good contrast is normally a good basis for a black and white photo. Any black and white photo is allowed, digital or analogue. Nearly all modern digital cameras have a black and white mode. The one stipulation is that you have to go and take a new photo! Not just upload an old photo. The idea is to encourage you to take some new pics, opposed to showing off what we have done before. Attached are a couple of shots I took today! Every black and white photo uploaded gets a Patch! If I missed giving you a patch last month, let me know in your comment, and I will send you one of each to make up.

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how to get TiO2 from a white paint?

Actually I want to make a solar panel and for that I need TiO2, would you please tell how to extract it from the paint?

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Elegant Pearl White Bridal Necklace Tutorial

I have included this necklace on my DIY Beading Club Membership Package for the Third Month Lesson Plan along with a bunch of tutorials. We've created this necklace to match the Elegant Pearl White Bracelet. We'll also  be including it on our Lesson Plans for future months. If you're a member you'll exclusively receive 5 tutorials every month. For your first month of membership you'll receive 10 tutorials.  Visit here to join. You can also check out what we have for members on the first, second and third month. 

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I Went to White House Maker Faire!

Hello everyone! Last week, I had to opportunity to go to the first ever White House Maker Faire!  It was an awesome experience overall, and I'm really happy I was able to be invited and attend.  A couple common themes were 3D Printing, and start-up companies.  It's safe to say that of the exhibit tables there, 30% or so had a 3D printer sitting on it.  There were quite a few start-up companies there as well, showing off everything from shoe/walking power generation to desktop milling machines.  The larger companies seemed to be represented by sending guests, as opposed to exhibiting at the Faire.   Check out the first vlog I've ever made covering some of my thoughts on the Faire!  There's more pictures on my Facebook page as well! Check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/FozzTech (I had to use an ancient photo uploader.. one at a time was painful). Are you guys as excited as I am that Maker culture got so much press because of this event!?

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WILL WHITE ACRYLIC PAINT ON THE WALL GLOW UNDER BLACK LIGHT?

I'm doing a silhouette  wall mural and i want to know if white acrylic paint will glow under a black light?

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