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Instructables Podcast 003: Spring Cleaning Answered

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This week we didn't receive any questions, but that's not going to stop us. After spending several hours in the forums, I found twenty questions and let Jake pick numbers at random to see what we'd talk about. It was a lot of fun, but we prefer questions from all of you, so please don't be shy.

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12 - Remote Controlled LED
-Field of Florescent Tubes
-XBee's don't connect to the internet, they communicate with other XBee's.
-An Ethernet Shield however, can do that!

04 - Automatic Electronic Cat Tail
-Necomimi Brainwave Cat Ears
-Shippo A cat tail that neither of us knew about when we were doing our talk.
-DIY versions of EEG and ECG

18 - Gradually Brightening Alarm Clock
-There's a few really good examples of this already being done.

05 - Solar Watch Winder
-I found two separate videos to demonstrate how watch winders actually work.
-Two homemade watch winders
-A discussion on Sparkfun's forums on how to make a watch winder.

13 - Shoe Carousel
-Something we didn't even think about
-Perhaps you'd like to see a patent.
-You could also see how other systems are made, and see if you can repurpose them for yourself.

16 - Homemade Air Brush
-A couple of homemade airbrushes.
-How Atomizer Nozzle's work

08 - Fireplace Soot

17 - Ball of flame
-Flash Cotton/Nitrocellulose
-Penn and Teller talking about danger in magic (link contains strong language).
-Vortex Fire Ball


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