COOL THINGS

HI, I'm looking for cool science things to make EG: wind turbine that produces electricity.

Posted by Slayer7 10 years ago


INSTRUCTABLES IS REALLY COOL?!?!

I just discovered that when you search "really cool stuff" on Google that Instructables is the second one on the list. I think that that's pretty awesome. (don't ask why I searched "really cool stuff" on Google..) -Tqwerty

Posted by tqwerty 6 years ago


how do i make my Rudder band wars cool

Is there any way I can make my rubber band wars cool What are your ideas for rules?

Posted by NinjaCat64 9 years ago


Cool?

Check this out. I screwed up my nerf gun while putting in two mods. I fixed it and now my gun shoots further than before.

Posted by Jesse041 9 years ago


Some rather cool gadgets I came across while looking for something else....

Here is a link to a listing of really Cool Gadgets and such... And what is up with this ? Newtonian Fluid ? I think I want one of these chairs :-) As well as the Sun visor @ mp3/.TV/.DvD listed there. Items like the Rubik's Cube for the blind are cool too. There is even an RC camera car and matching virtual headset combo :-)

Posted by Goodhart 10 years ago


should i post?

Here

Posted by heat-seeker 10 years ago


What comes after sick?

Spiffing, top-hole, wizard, hip, cool, groovy, fab, smashing, killer, bad, kewl, mint, sick  -  plus all the ones I've left out . . . What comes after 'sick', or am I already behind the times again?

Posted by AndyGadget 8 years ago


Is this real?

Wow i just saw this video on youtube but it could be fake check it out for your self.

Posted by Easy Button 11 years ago


compact companion cube

I just built a compact companion cube and wondered what they are how can they die. somebody mentioned it in an Instructables

Posted by SorryBarry 9 years ago


The solution to the enegy crisis

The answer to all of you energy problems!https://www.instructables.com/id/Get-the-LED-out-Glass-Filled-LED-Lightbulb/No shame!

Posted by LinuxH4x0r 10 years ago


whats your favorite band?

Just wondering what everyones favorite band is and what music you listen to. my favorite band is...nirvana. i like alternative rock.

Posted by DELETED_DELETED_kruser495 10 years ago


the best of ibles competition

Tell us which one of youre favourite ibles is the best and it may be in with a chance of getting into the best of ibles group you can also vote for youre own ibles

Posted by sharlston 9 years ago


Super cooled Water

Hey all, I wasn't able to find where a short discussion about Super cooled water was posted not long ago, and I wanted to relate this incident; so if I get no replies, that is ok. I just thought it was kind of neat the way this occurred. Last night, well, I guess it was actually this morning ( 00:30 ), I left work and went to my car, got myself situated, and before driving off, I grabbed a bottle of water that was in the cup holder. I distinctly remember shaking it to make sure the water was NOT frozen. I also took note that the bottle was partially imploded; something I would have expected as the temp was down to about 17 o F. When I opened the bottle, put it to my mouth and tilted it, the unexpected happened. Between the moment of releasing the vacuum that had formed and my trying to drink from the bottle ( about 3 seconds), the water froze to a Slushy consistency. For a moment I was perplexed why I was getting no water in my mouth, and then it slid from the bottom, and it stopped at the neck of the bottle. I had forgotten that this could happen. I must have sat there looking at it for a good 2 minutes trying to get something out of the bottle, when I thought I would blow some warm air into it. The bottle inflated slightly, and the air passed by the slush, and when I released, I got a face full of slush. I had to laugh at myself all the way after that little incident. :-)

Posted by Goodhart 10 years ago


Mechanical pencil basics

If you want  to enjoy life, you should make mechanical pencil guns and launchers. All you need to do is take the mechanical pencil out and add springs however you like and you can make a gun thing.

Posted by XxAwesomexX 8 years ago


cool google thing

Linkif you type in "google easter egg", and click "i'm feeling lucky", you will find a cool mini-game.link

Posted by nerfer192 10 years ago


cool simple designs, you could kinda change my life!

Im trying to find cool simple designs to decorate my room in...got any suggestions?

Posted by yuckzee 10 years ago


THE *COOL* COOLING HAT

Ok I had an idea... Yesterday while I was taking processors off of motherboards.... I found a rather normal looking heat sink. and droped it on my hat. By now you have probably figured it out that I have a messy room and I want to make a cool(ing) hat. So I am thinking of running a little pump (very little) and fan off of 1-2 9v batteries. Some Kind of coolant (water) and a couple of prototypes And I will have a cooling hat.... (YES PEOPLE I REALIZE ITS WINTER!!! (where I live)) Any ideas ?

Posted by littlechef37 10 years ago


Cool stuff with a 16mb sd (or two)

I found two 16mb SD cards, but I'm wondering about cool stuff I can do with them. I probably have other of them kept somewhere, but I don't think it's needed. Ideas?

Posted by Leodip 5 years ago


Cool Switch thing

My dad recently pulled a switch out from somewhere, and it looked cool, so I kept it. As far as I can tell it still works, and I believe it is Double pole double throw or something like that. I don't have any idea what to do with it though. D: Any ideas?

Posted by Rotten194 9 years ago


Brainiac's: Cool Things in Slow Motion including exploding a balloon filled with gas

The following video shows a few things that we have seen and take for granted, only in slow motion. Some are real eye-openers...

Posted by Goodhart 10 years ago


Styer aug a1

Try making this while I'm in france.

Posted by j-chode! 10 years ago


Sandblaster

When I saw the sandblaster here, I wanted to make one because well, it's cool. The only problem is that I can't find the gun. From what I can tell, It has 2 intakes and one exit nozzle. I did read the instructable, but it didn't say (as far as I could tell). Can someone help?

Posted by John Smith 11 years ago


Cool gel mats for pets

Hi, all! I foster dogs and cats in Baton Rouge for several non-profit agencies.  Lately, I've had more than a few feral cats needing a temporary home.  I had an idea (inspired by something I saw online) to use the trunk from the crepe myrtle tree my boyfriend chopped down to "catify" the carport where they like to seek shelter at night.  Considering that I've never owned a power tool until now, I think it's coming together nicely so far (pics attached).  Please keep in mind that I'm no carpenter....   This is south Louisiana where the Summer temps are high and the humidity is even higher.  I can only imagine how awful that must be when you are sporting a full fur coat outside!  Here's where I need your help:  I want to make cool gel mats to fit the odd shaped green shelves you see attached to the walls.  I have been sewing for many decades, so making these "cool" cushions to fit is not a problem.  The problem is how to make the GEL that goes inside the mats that keeps the pet cool.  I'd rather not use any toxic chemicals, just in case one of them punctures the gel mat causing it to leak and then decides to drink the gel.  So, maybe there's a chemist out there, or just some intelligent individuals that  might have the answer to my problem?  Any and all suggestions are very much appreciated! Thank you, Linda

Posted by Lbcaswell 1 year ago


Airsoft Miniguns?

Hey, does anyone know where I can get an Airsoft Minigun? I WANT ONE!!!

Posted by DrWeird117 10 years ago


Too all Instructablonians: Rockin an awesome lunchbox? I wanna hear about it.

I currently don a teenie-tiny plastic brown-bag shaped lunch tote that barely fits an 8oz water bottle, sandwich, chips, and ice pack. I need something with a bit more room for food. At an impressive 5'3" and 105 lbs, I'm a growing man, and I need my fuel. But I don't want just some clearance-rack generic latest-movie/pop icon plastered lunchbox, no sir. I want an bullet-proof, high-capacity, industrial-strength lunch transportation system. Something that will make people say "Holy crap, that guy's a MAKER."  I want a lunch box that scores major cool points. Something that has character. Something that has features, like extreme insulation or something. Bottom line: it needs to be big, look cool, and last a long time. Price isn't an issue, Christmas is coming up :D So, ibles, how cool is YOUR lunchbox?

Posted by Labot2001 8 years ago


Random Button

I think There shoud be a "Random Instructable" button, some of the best I have found have been just stumbled on, click, click, click.

Posted by thejanitor 6 years ago


What is This?

I know what this is, but do you? If you think you know, just reply in a comment. (Sorry, you won't win anything ;( ) I look forward to seeing your guesses.

Posted by qwertyboy 9 years ago


The Coolest Bands of All Time.(This also includes Indie Bands(Bands thats nobody's heard.))

I created this simple to list and talk about The coolest bands in the world. I'll start off 1.L70ECT- I am Murloc

Posted by JohnJY 9 years ago


New handheld gaming system mod- VG pocket max speaker mod

I have recently opened my vg pocket max and was disappointed fo find one one inch speaker. I ripped it off and am deciding if I should go with a bigger speaker . PLEASE RESPOND

Posted by robots199 10 years ago


Contest!

I am giving away a gift card for whoever can make the best Rube Goldburg Machine! How to enter Must be a video of it in action Must be submitted to this by 4/5/11 (will extend if needed) Must have more than 10 elements or steps or whatever Must use fire, balloons, or an exercise ball The rest is up to you! Have fun

Posted by patriots8888 7 years ago


new knex mech

I have made a really good new firing mech. its a hammer but dont let that put you off its more realistic then a ram rod and more powerful. this is brand new no one has ever done this before that i have seen. no one copy when i post pics ps my camera is not working right now so i will post pics soon thats it for now.................

Posted by finmonster 8 years ago


Covering up computer vents?

My computer has these vents on the case that are blowing out cold air while my expansion slot vent is blowing out VERY hot air. I was thinking I could cover up the vents that are blowing out the cold air which is very cold so I could make the inside of my comp cold so my video card doesn't get as hot. Is this a good idea?

Posted by emuman4evr 10 years ago


simple knex gun, should i post?

Here is a knex gun I made i have three questionsdetails :pros: true trigger easy to reload jam free (yay) comfy to hold range 30 ft-40 ftcons: a bit weak not to powerful will not work without the right bandsqustionsshould i postwhat do you thinkwhat do you think it's worth out of 5?thank you for viewing

Posted by heat-seeker 10 years ago


Science Section

Is it just me, or is the science section as a whole getting suckier?Science is my best subject. I get A's in school, avidly read Scientific American and other science magazines, read physics and astronomy books, and once gave a 45 minute speech about the viability of Algae as bio fuel (Instructable coming soon) for a science project. So obviously, when I first joined, I ate up the science section, reading through great instructables, like the ones created by egbertfitzwilly (oh, shut up, you know who I mean) and other great instructablers. I loved them. Now however, it seems to be full of toy guns, electronics projects that belong in tech and recipes. Goda**it, just because your beer recipe uses yeast doesn't make it a freaking science fair project! If your instructable doesn't need a second category, DON'T GIVE IT A SECOND CATEGORY. Whoa, that was hard, eh? For instance, this. Its not a bad Instructable, sure, what what the heck is it doing in the science section? How about the ginger beer instructable? Or smart LED's? Or a coding machine? I want, and I'm sure others want, more Egbert and Nurdrage styled instructables, with cool stuff that makes us go "Whoa" and want to do it ourselves, not some of the random junk that people seem to throw in to get an extra 3 hits.

Posted by Rotten194 9 years ago


Kiteman Recommends: This is True!

If you like Little Brother, you like this;I have been receiving This is True! every Friday for quite some time now. The author, Randy Cassingham, collates current stories from across the world that make you sit back and go WHAT? , laugh out loud and get outraged, sometimes all in the same article.This week's issue includes a child interviewed by the police after being snitched on by a librarian (a lot of comment on this one); an age restriction on teaspoons; a teenage thief caught after a trouser accident and a drug-smuggler refusing life-saving surgery.Have a look, enjoy, subscribe.Note: I am in no way affiliated to This is True! - I'm just trying to help one of the Good Guys get through the credit crunch.

Posted by Kiteman 9 years ago


Dobo - A robot dog

Hey Guys,I've been exploring this site for a few months now but didn't make any post yet. I thought of making my first post here and to say hello to you all.Here's me at a glance, skip this if you want :). One part of me lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a graduate in Computer Science (2004) and works in Software Company, but the other (and perhaps the real) part of me is a just obsessed about C++, Digital Electronics, Machine Intelligence and of course, Robotics.I maintain the following blogs:My General BlogMy Robotics BlogI would like to introduce my latest robot, named 'Dobo' which is a robot dog. It looks nothing like a dog yet.. but soon it'll. Here goes some videos: Let me know how it looks. I have plans to improve it more soon and I've bought a cute skin for it. Look forward to have great time with you all!Regards,-Kaisar

Posted by kaisar 10 years ago


COOL STUFF

 These are some reallly cool images i found on geekologie.con

Posted by weasel999 8 years ago


Cool Knex Gun Ideas

Hey im here to help you find out cool gun ideas so post pics and anything u got so far.

Posted by Fresh94 11 years ago


Cool IKEA Standing Desk Hacks

My coworkers and I lately have gotten into the standing desk craze but don't want to pay $600+ for a desk online. We rounded up some cool hacks from other sites using IKEA furniture parts. Check it out! http://priceonomics.com/desks/ikea/#standing-desk -Daniel

Posted by danonwire 6 years ago


Cool double weapons

Here is some cool weapon doubles: Magnum dagger AK scissors Blowgun lead pipe Pistol flying guillotine Colt net Railgun sword Railgun warhammer Pump action baseball bat Trident crowbar Pistol machete Railgun mace Railgun chainsaw Rocket war hammer Colt wrench Blowgun chainsaw Razor gun :-)

Posted by Hiyadudez 8 years ago


Thermal Cooling and Heating

It is very possible and it is in use today by using Thermal Cooling and Heating from the earth. Performed by using a 6" well at least 100' deep, with thermal tubing inserted into the well carrying the liquid to be cooled/heated. Process is done by a circulating pump in the interior unit - through the coil - sending back through the well system and returning. It starts out from the main unit circ pump.......through the coils.......out to the "down tube" into the 6" well pipe, a sharp 180* turn back up the system returning to the circ pump. Such a system is used by many facilities to Air Condition or heat rooms of about 15' x 15' or so. I have even seen a system that utilized creek water as the "cooler" of the tubing on a circ pump system. That one really was cool, about 52 degrees. Have you heard of these systems or seen something like it or close?

Posted by spa31rky 8 years ago


The Walking Bike

Walking BikeI am trying to figure out how and what type of metal he used to make this Seriously cool and I definitely want to make one.

Posted by laminterious 10 years ago


Crazy Complex Balloon Art

I came across a few of these rather complex balloon items. I was astonished at how detailed some are. Just throwing the pictures out there, and I thought I was cool when i could make a dog...

Posted by bumpus 10 years ago


Weird or Exotic Pets.

Do you own weird or exotic pets or do you know anyone with weird or exotic pets? I knew a guy who lived not too far away from me with four Siberian tigers, pretty cool but he ended up having to send them to cat tales, but anyway... Why am I asking, I just wonder if other people have cool pets like that. The tiger in the pictures name is Delilah, she was 8 when the picture was taken.

Posted by Slayerfan666 7 years ago


Science test idea's. I want something cool and geeky

Hey, I have got a science project which means my parrents will fund it for 1. and 2. It's an awesome chance to do a massive nerd project. We have to beable to collect data. The sheet has some idea's just to give you the jist of what should be done. But i want something alot better. Which freezes first hot or cold water? So any idea's.

Posted by Flumesoft 10 years ago


3 point perspective drawing

3 point perspective I draw

Posted by iproberry1 6 years ago


Ninja

How cool are Ninja?A lot of people think just the word is cool, that Ninja are the ultimate (everything).A lot of people spend much time bickering over who are "real Ninja" or not.People also find Ninja films amusing (or even hilarious, myself included)And of course the "Official Ninja Website"Beyond people who think Ninja are totally awesome, I'd like to know what they've really done?WW2 - any involvement in the Pacific?Assassinations - anyone famous?Kicked-organised-crime-ass?Overthrown any governments?Killed anyone?Are the real Ninja subject to some conspiracy-outlook where "if you've heard about them they aren't real Ninja"?Anyone?

Posted by lemonie 9 years ago


What can you do on a bike?

Awkward position, what can you do?

Posted by Evil Bike 10 years ago


Road trip

I'd like to take a road trip across Canada or the USA and hit thrift shops and Junk Markets.  Has anyone ever done this?

Posted by porcupinemamma 6 years ago


paint brushes

What kind of paint brush do you use i use all of them. i use the pencil for editing Pokemon sprites.

Posted by Mplinnc 8 years ago