Animal Camouflage in PopSci

Check out this neat slideshow of insane examples of adaptive camouflage I found on PopSci!It's really incredible stuff.Example: Alaskan tundra shot - can you find the rock ptarmigan? Hint:...It's round, and slightly right of center.

Posted by canida 9 years ago


Can drawings be used in part to show a "how to" for an instructable

I designed and created "hang on back" (like many aquarium filters) rock sculptures for my aquariums.  There were so many steps and my hands a mess that after starting to take photos (to show on aquarium sites) I stopped taking many of the photos (would require a lot)... but I did take some and as well the rock sculptures in various aquariums. Is it alright to do drawings or cut and paste schematics (need to show how I cut the plastic which I can not do now where I am at - so would a drawing be alright?)   to show certain steps? Thanks for any assistance.  I would like to enter the Pet contest?

Posted by orangebettaboy 3 years ago


Premonition?

Last night I dreamed of massive Earthly destruction by huge flaming rocks from the sky. It was really, really cool, but rather scary. Black sky, massive and multiple flaming rocks from above impacting with devastating effect (some distance away, but close enough to feel shock-waves). Not like the image, more real and hot-burning coals like (but that's the best I could manage to get for 2 mins of searching)If it happens soon it's a premonition?(I also dreamed that some landlord-bast's had been in while I was out and cleaned my place out of all the junk and important stuff like my furniture, PC etc and moved the stuff out of the shed into my lounge, but that was a completely separate scene and in daylight...)I was glad to wake up!

Posted by lemonie 9 years ago


Does instructable block voting of certain entries? or is it a bug?

I have been trying to vote for Rocking gold collection in the jewelry contest...but it doesn't seem to be registering. When I vote and later come to it...it shows it has not been voted..also when I checked in the jewelry contest...while the other stuff I have voted for shows...this is never appearing. I think it's rather unfair...and to think if others have voted and it's the same?? then this contestant doesn't stand a chance at all! what if it was a bug? then what will instructables team do to help rectify the unregistered votes? https://www.instructables.com/id/Rocking-Gold-Collection/ The above is the entry...check and let me know if it's only me or is it the same for others as well... Thanks

Posted by shazni 5 years ago


Duplicated entries

Hi, I am new here and have a question. I was planning on taking part in the candy contest so I browsed the site, to find out how to successfully document my ideas. While doing so I saw, that out of the three most viewed projects in the contest, two concepts already won last year: last year: https://www.instructables.com/id/Peppermint-Patties-and-Junior-Mints this year https://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Peppermint-Patties-Ever/ last year: https://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Rocks/ this year: https://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fizzy-Pop-Rocks-Candy/ While the peppermint patties were made in a different way the Pop Rocks are basically the same. Don't get me wrong, I love the idea of the contest, but I am kind of demotivated now to post something original. Is it taken into account in the judgement process, that a project has already been posted before? I have an idea on how to improve the Kryptonite Candy, would it be okay, to enter it in the contest? Sorry to post so many question, but I couldn't find out how the judgement process works and based on what criteria the projects are judged. Thanks a lot E

Posted by Subzeromaker 5 years ago


guitar hero silencer

Does anyone know of a guide, or is making a guide, to make your guitar hero controller more like the rock band controller in the way it doesn't click when you "pluck" (?) it. you know flap the lil' tab. that would be so nice . it bugs the crap out of me.

Posted by snipegoat 10 years ago


Cookies? Patches? Cookie Patches!

So, I have eight patches that I want to give away (I'm saving the leftovers for a different time) Simply ask for a patch, and I have one left you'll get one. Patches left: 0 Sorry, all gone.

Posted by Rock Soldier 8 years ago


Individual volume on computers

I was wondering. Is it possible, with or without hardware so I can browse the internet without volume, for listen to music at the same times on Itunes, and hear it. Basically, is it possible to not here sounds on the internet without turning my whole computer volume off? Google was no help.

Posted by Rock Soldier 8 years ago


Looking for project parts

I need to attach an arm to the end of a stepper motor shaft that I will then use to rock a babies car seat. Finding an arm (or horn) is turning out to be more difficult than I thought. Does anyone know a place to pick up stuff like that. The shaft is 5mm Thanks

Posted by dlouche 9 years ago


Making a group

Don't worry Kiteman, I know how to make oneI have a question, I am currently making a group, and I want it to be moderated, but I don't want an email alert every time someone tries to join. If I have email alerts off, will I get one, or a PM?

Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago


Compliment: Robot vs. Real Human

Just a compliment: Real person Noah from Instructables, beat the Robot by a full 2 days in replying to my question. You continue to be the best site - I would say "You Rock" but I'm over 40 it sounds too dweebish at my age. Thanks again.

Posted by SFHandyman 10 years ago


Metal detectors.

Ok so I want to get a metal detector. But i don't want to spend a fortune but don't want to spend $10 for a stinky one. I'm looking for one for around $50. I just want to look around my yard,and see if theres anything interesting (once i found a little diamond or some kind of rock).

Posted by Easy Button 11 years ago


Is this a bug, or intentional?

Okay, so just a minute ago (at the time of me typing this) I click the forums button, and all of the links to the threads are a charcoal black? I don't have anything downloaded to change the color of the site, and everything else is fine so I want to know if this is a bug or not (and if this is happening to anyone else?) Thanks.

Posted by Rock Soldier 8 years ago


My Current 100 Favourite Songs

Inspired by Viccie's topic, I made my own. It took about an hour. 1. Riff Raff - AC/DC 2. Paradise City - Guns 'n' Roses 3. It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) - AC/DC 4. November Rain - Guns 'n' Roses 5. Sweet Child 'o' Mine - Guns 'n' Roses 5.5. American Idiot - Green Day 6. Let's Get Rocked - Def Leppard 7. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC 8. You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC 9. Dream On - Aerosmith 10. T.N.T - AC/DC 11. ELMO'S SONG! 12. Back In Black - AC/DC 13. Rocker - AC/DC 14. Thunderstruck - AC/DC 15. Shot Down In Flames - AC/DC 15.5 The Wall (Pt II) - Pink Floyd 16. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin 17. Fallen Leaves - Billy Tlent 18. Red Flag - Billy Talent 19. Surfing With The Alien - Joe Satriani 20. Devil Gate Drive - Suzi Quattro 20.5 My Apocolypse - Metallica 21. Beatin' Around The Bush - AC/DC 22. Welcome To The Jungle - Guns 'n' Roses 23. Moonshine - Savage ft Akon 24. I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness 24.5. One - Metallica 25. The Furor - AC/DC 26. Love At First Feel - AC/DC 27. Let There Be Rock - AC/DC 27.5. Whole Lotta Rosie - AC/DC 28. Layla - Eric Clapton 29. Heartbreaker - Led Zeppelin 30. Hard As A Rock - AC/DC 31. Sunshine Of Your Love - Eric Clapton 32. Always With Me, Always With You - Joe Satriani' 32.5 Nothing Else Matters - Metallic 33. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen 34. When I'm Gone - Eminem 35. Chinese Democracy - Guns 'n' Roses 36. Verona - Elemeno P 37. Black Night - Deep Purple 38. Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen 39. Paranoid - Black Sabbath 40. Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi 40.5. Battery - Metallica 41. Who Made Who - AC/DC 42. Hot For Teacher - Van Halen 43. Voodoo Child - Jimi Hendrix 44. Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin 45. (Moved Up To Number 5.5) 46. Lonely - Akon 46.5. Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard 47. Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd 48. Sink The Pink - AC/DC 48.5. Photograph - Def Leppard 49. Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet 50. Make Love Like A Man - Def Leppard 51. For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) - AC/DC 52. Shake Your Foundations - AC/DC 53. Devil On My Shoulder - Billy Talent 54. Worker Bees - Billy Talent 55. Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple 56. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chilli Peppers 57. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana 58. Walkie Talkie Man - Stereogram 59. Don't Cry - Guns 'n' Roses 60. High Voltage - AC/DC 61. Khe Sahn - Cold Chisel 62. Highway To Hell - AC/DC 63. Kashmir - Led Zeppelin 64. In and Out Of Love - Bon Jovi 65. Ramble On - Led Zeppelin 66. Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix 67. Teenagers - My Chemical Romance 68. Give It Away - Red Hot Chilli Peppers 69. Stop Drop And Roll - Mareko 70. One Eyed One Horned Flying Purple People Eater 71. Walk All Over You - AC/DC 72. Cut The Curtains - Billy Talent 73. Live And Let Die - Guns 'n' Roses 74. I Wanna Rock 'n' Roll All Nite - Kiss 75. Message In A Bottle - The Police 76. Iron Man - Black Sabbath 77. There's Gonna Be Some Rocking - AC/DC 78. Ride On - AC/DC 79. Lights and Sounds - Yellow Card 80. Holidae Inn - Chingy 81. Rock 'n' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution - AC/DC 82. Have You Ever Needed Someone - Def Leppard 83. Not Many - Scribe 84. Holiday - Greenday 85. Hotel California - Eagles 86. Heart Shaped Box - Nirvana 87. Heaven Is - Def Leppard 88. Over The Hills And Far Away - Led Zeppelin 89. Hells Bells - AC/DC 90. Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton 91. DT - AC/DC 92. Moneytalks - AC/DC 93. Alberta - Eric Clapton 94. Killer Queen - Queen 95. Rock This Town - Stray Cats 96. Stiff Upper Lip - AC/DC 96.5. I Love Rock 'n' Roll - Joan Jett 97. The Jack - AC/DC 98. Angie - Rolling Stones 99. Black Ice - AC/DC 100. Invisible Man - Queen I'll be always updating this list with song that i've forgotten to put in!

Posted by ajleece 9 years ago


I just got my Halloween Card from instructables!!!!

I just got my Halloween Card from instructables today i was pretty excited and my dad and brother were surprised, i got a card signed by Eric and two stickers. Thanks! Pictures anyone? They will be up soon.

Posted by Yerboogieman 9 years ago


Yay I was waiting for this !

I have a few good ideas for this contest, one involves a LOT of hot glue :D My mate has that 1st prize sonos sound system in his house and i must say its really really really cool... Oh and below is a rock that looks like a dragon/dinosaur egg of sorts, i found it on a beach in wales

Posted by =SMART= 10 years ago


Who plays guitar and what style do you play?

It's not really a fun question like gamer5's but who here plays guitar? if you do say that you play guitar and say what style music you play I play metal and rock (except danny i know what he plays

Posted by Metal4God 11 years ago


Fantisyworld.com/...

Every time I google something, or yahoo something, (For example, Instructables, which I did) it redirects me to fantasyworld.com or something like, then when I click backspace, my ant-virus thing kicks in and tells me that the website will give me virus and trojans and what not, and gives me the option to leave the site. Has this been happening to anyone else?

Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago


How to make a Salt Lamp?

I'd like to learn how to make a Salt Lamp. I've seen Himalayan Salt Lamps for sale, however himalayan salt contains uranium! So I'd like to know how to make one myself, perhaps from sea salt or rock salt or something. If anyone knows how to do this, please share your knowledge!

Posted by DaveySprocket 8 years ago


Would an Instructable on the Grandmother of Rock 'n' Roll be ok?

I've been writing an Instructable on how to become a better guitar player and performer by getting to know the "Grandmother of Rock'n'Roll" Sister Rosetta Tharpe.I was wondering if it was something Instructables would want.I've been passionate about her for quite a while. She was an Electric Guitar legend and influenced everyone from Elvis to Keith Richards, but for some reason there are many people who don't know who she is.I uploaded a couple of her videos on DailyMotion about a year ago. They have always been 5 stars. I was thinking about making some "music video" slide shows with some of her music, so I can put them in the Instructable. (I'd love to know what programs you would suggest to make them - open source is best) There isn't much video of her. I've only seen about 7 clips. I was going to point out some of the passages in the songs, that I think illustrate her musical genius, and go through how her style evolved from Delta Blues, to Big Band, and into Gospel. Almost all of it Rocks also.I'm actually not a guitar player but I have played other instruments and can hear what I think are a lot of the influential parts of her playing. I think I can identify the types of guitars also. She played acoustic back in the 20's, then went to a resonator in the 30's, and started playing Electric as soon as they were invented. She was a contemporary of Robert Johnson the "Grandfather of Rock'n'Roll". She started playing guitar at 4 years old in 1919. Yes, 4yo, no typo there. They stood her on a table. She is from the same Delta Blues tradition of Robert Johnson but went into Gospel.I'm pretty sure she was the first black woman to ever play guitar in Carnegie Hall.There are music historians that credit her with the 1st rock and roll song - "Strange Things Happen Everyday" in the mid 1940's. She recorded from the 1920's to the 70's.I don't want to write the whole thing here, so I better stop now.What do you think? Appropriate for an Instructable?Check out the video to see what an amazing musician/performer she is. You can see another one from the 70's on my Dailymotion page. I'm SFHandyman there also. It's fun to see this middle aged church lady, in a long flowery dress, in front of a gospel choir, rock out on an electric guitar.

Posted by SFHandyman 9 years ago


JamLegend. Not quite Guitar Hero but it's free!

Recently my friend & I were just strolling the internet looking for something to do, talking to each other on MSN and telling each other what we found.We turned up with a number of things, which kept us occupied for about an hour, until we found JamLegend. It's kinda like guitar hero but you play it on your key board and it only has 3 notes. I believe you can plug in a Guitar Hero or Rock Band controller but I don't have one, so I guess that's up to you. I believe that if if some one who has an account refers people (me, referring you,) then both people get "bonuses". http://www.jamlegend.com/refer/rf/272549 go here if you're interested, it's good fun and a great way to waste an hour or two.XD ---- rock on!

Posted by Kryptonite 9 years ago


Thank you to Robot and his minions

Just wanted to say a quick thanks to the Instructables team. The final part of my Halloween Contest prize was delivered yesterday evening, and I love it all. The sewing machine will come in very handy, and I will wear the t-shirt with pride. Thanks for running such a great site and sponsoring such a great contest. You guys rock!

Posted by RavingMadStudios 7 years ago


Fable 2 Dicussion

This is were you can discuss anything about Fable 2 from odd happenings, to how you managed to become rich in one fable day. You can also say your gamertag(if you have one of course) so other members from Instructables can play with you, and other members. Gamertag: ExtraAngry bolt

Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago


What songs should I mix?

I want to mix a couple of songs together, and I am not sure what to match. I would prefer mixing a modern song with a classic rock song. My first idea is to mix Sail with Comfortably Numb. Also, I have roxio 2012. Are there any free audio editing programs that would work better?

Posted by metalshiflet 4 years ago


LED Scanner

Does anyone know how to make a Knight Rider style LED Scanner (the light bounces from one end to the other) ? I've searched the forums and didn't find anything like this.. I would really like to use 7 LED's BTW - This forum rocks! I've tried some of the projects(USB Charger, small LED stuff etc) and they've all turned out great! Thanks in advance!

Posted by milanorex 11 years ago


Crack the code, and win a patch! :EDIT:

Below is a picture of a phrase in a code, which I hope you don't know. There are several steps to cracking the code. The rules of winning the patch is simple. -Figure out what the coded phrase is. -Post it. -Win a patch from myself. Enjoy. :EDIT: Willard2.0 figured out the code. Expect an other (harder) code soon.

Posted by Rock Soldier 8 years ago


Modern and Oldies fan?

I am a HUGE beatles fan. I enjoy all sorts of older music (Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, The Who). But the weird part is that I LOVE Linkin Park and Paramore and music like them. Does anyone feel the same way? Would I classify My self as a modern rock lover or an oldies fan? n_n Cheers, Meheh

Posted by Mehehehful 8 years ago


Eyewriter 2.0, Urban Survival Kit, Emergency Rescue Gun

The Eyewriter 2.0 Urban Survival Kit Emergency Rescue Gun 3D Paper Snowflake Magic Photo Cube Adjustable TV Oscilloscope Eggnog Recipe Schoolhouse Rocks Recycled Lumber Sidewalk Utensils for Kids Tricky Wine Bottle Puzzle Daily Gift Giveaways Featured Author: caitlinsdad Adult Johnny Jumper

Posted by randofo 7 years ago


I'm stuck between a rock and a voice coil.

I know I think I've posted a question like this before. I have a new sub, it's a car subwoofer origionaly (200 watt max (not rms)). So far it's running off the internal amplifier that came out of my old/blow sub (it was rated for around 100 watts). And I have it ported out the side. I had to do some work on the dust cap, it was torn and the torn peice was flapping and making a lot of noise, so I put nail polish enamel on it, a few coats and seems to have worked, but now on the odd beat it sounds like one of the wires going to the voice coil are loose or it's rubbing on something because it makes almost a crackle noise. I figure if it was rubbing, it would make that noise on every singe beat, but it doesn't always. Is there a chance some of the enamel dripped down into the thing the voice coil sits in and it's rubbing somehow? Thanks for any ideas guys!

Posted by Punkguyta 11 years ago


Music Managment Soloution ?

Hello Ok, i have a problem. My iTunes library has 1200 songs in it, not a massive number i know, But the thing is all this music is spread over so many genres and many time periods. Personally i think the way we view music is appalling, iTunes looks like a spreadsheet, my playlists are alphabetical and i cant reorganise them. Its a very boring system and for a creative person its almost impossible to find, group and remember what i like and what i want to listen to. Anyway i cant change that. So my problem is as i have grown up I've been through a number of phases. I used to like rock then heavy metal, briefly pop, then rock and now for the last two years I've been very big on electronic. I love everything about this genre and its grown massively since i have grown up. Now I only like a few of the old rock songs. Its really annoying trying to navigate this library, since all my music is mixed up. ACTUAL QUESTION Do i go through my library and keep all my favorite songs, deleting everything else ? or... Do I keep all the music I don't listen to and invest alot of time into constantly managing the playlists, and never use shuffle ? BONUS QUESTION How do you manage your music, and do you listen to one genre or multiple ? Hopefully soon someone will design a visual, personal way of listening to music, because i'm not an accountant, and my music isn't financial data...

Posted by =SMART= 8 years ago


Call for Designers: Wearable Tech Showcase at Bay Area Maker Faire 2012

Call for Wearable Tech Designers Bay Area Maker Faire 2012 Please contact Lynne Bruning lynne@lynnebruning.com  or Alexa alexa@artfuture.com website Open to all makers of wearable tech.   Bring out your smart clothes, blink and bling and rock the runway at Maker Faire.

Posted by Lynne Bruning 6 years ago


Your Halloween Plans?

So, what are your Halloween plans? Are you going to a party? Going trick or treating, or just going to stay home and watch Demons 2? This year, I'm not going to do much. Just paint my face white, and put on black lipstick and eyeliner while walking around the neighborhood. (Okay, I may go to some houses for candy =P)

Posted by Rock Soldier 8 years ago


iMacPad, Giant T-Rex model, Toast Stencils

iMacPad Giant T-Rex Model Toast Stencils No-Weld Bike Trailer Self-Rolling Can EL Wire Bike Color-Changing Hour Glass DIY M-O Cleaner Bot Pizza on a Stick Solar Cooler in a Can Scrub Bot Necktie Corset Dress Easy Surface Mount Soldering Grow Rock Candy Become a Cartoon

Posted by randofo 8 years ago


fireplace soot

Maybe someone can figure this out.  i have a brick fireplace and burn a lot of nice oak. over time soot builds up. i have a piece of stainless at the back of the fireplace to reflect the heat. this also gets a soot buildup.  if i take a small handful of rock salt and throw it into a fire, in just a few minutes the soot on the stainless is gone and it is bright again... i have no idea why this happens...anyone?

Posted by clasof56 6 years ago


Going to the championship!

Today my baseball team and I won our last playoff game, and now we're going to the Championship game! The final score was 14-2Major important edit! I just came back from the championship game, and we won! The final score was 7-5 with one over time! We're the city champs! Woo!

Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago


Steampunk Flash Drive, USB Sea Monkeys, Homemade Toothpaste

Steampunk Flash Drive USB Sea Monkeys Homemade Toothpaste Soda Pop Tab Jewelry Virtual Exercise Bike Ride Build a Cargo Bike Sugru iPhone Bumper Steampunk Monitor Salvage Rocking Chair Sunburn Alarm PVC Dish Rack Seed Grenade Styrofoam Concrete Illuminated Switch Hack Mushroom Environment Control

Posted by randofo 8 years ago


RC Nerf Tank, Rose Pizza, Top Secret Bunker

RC Nerf Tank Rose Pizza Top Secret Bunker Make Giant Bubbles Adafruit Photo Tutorial Classic Rock Labyrinth German Flammkuchen Laser Etching Metal Sport Jersey to Sexy Top Glowing Nameplate Recycled Ruffled Headband Caffeinated Jello Shots Rubik's Cube Cake Paracord Handle Hidden Door Bookshelf

Posted by randofo 8 years ago


killerk says my bullet of the bsr can't reach 350 feet. well, say hello to my little friend rocket fuel!

1000 ft. more than 2 times the range of the bsr. the secret? rocket fuel. no 1000 feet was not a typo. and yes my house rocks

Posted by benfoxg 9 years ago


Thank you someone!

I honestly don't know what to say. I don't know who, but someone was gracious enough to gift me with pro membership. I honestly don't know who, or for why except for this message they gave me, "Since you cared to ask," I just wanted to say Thank You. I honestly appreciate it, and wish I could thank you properly. Thanks.

Posted by Rock Soldier 8 years ago


Improving Instructables Search

So, I'd love to have google-style massively aggregated auto-complete in the instructables search. This is search is basically cool, and has already been done. What would be over-the-top awesome, would be if common search terms could correlate to topics. Like, I search for "rope" and get suggestions like "knots", and "climbing", for example. I think that would rock, and help people find related instructables that aren't necessarily tagged with my keywords.

Posted by stasterisk 10 years ago


ZKAR review.

I changed my band placement for the trigger, and now it rocks. NEW REVIEW: Structural: Body strength: 8 Handle: 8 Stock: 8.5 Bullet lock: 9 Overall: 8.375 Performance: Range: 8.5 Reliability: 8 Capacity: 8 Trigger: 8.5 Overall: 8.25 Overall: Overall: 8.31 I like this gun a lot. It gets good range and is almost 100% reliable. Keep up the good work Zak.

Posted by travw 9 years ago


Xbox 360 help/question.

Well, just today, I got the xbox 360 intercooloer for my xbox 360. So it's plugged in, the cords and everything are in, I turn it on and...Four red lights turn on.I unplug everything. I the plug everything except the intercooler back in. So they're plugged in, I turn the xbox on and...It works.Why? Why is it everytime I plug in the intercooler my xbox "breaks?

Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago


How to grind or shred aluminum cans?

Greetings, I'm am looking for methods to grind or shred up aluminum cans enough to be put in a ball mill (rock tumbler with steel balls in it) to make aluminum powder. I read that a stone grinder will cause it to melt. I read that aluminum foil can be ground in a blender then put in a ball mill, but I think aluminum cans might be too thick? Thanks

Posted by NeuroPulse 10 years ago


What is (are) a Private RSS Feed?

So, I was messing with my account settings, and I saw "Enable Private RSS Feed" or something like that. What I want to know is, what is a Private RSS feed, what does it do, and do I use it? Now, before anyone tells me to google it, or is "kind" enough to Google it for me, I already Googled, "What are Private RSS feeds?" with no helpful results.

Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago


JPL completes mockup of Spirit, to test extraction procedures

NASA/JPL released a cool picture today, showing their engineering rover embedded in sand with a rock underneath. This is as accurate an emulation of the Spirit rover's situation as possible. The mockup will be used for designing and testing procedures for getting Spirit unstuck and moving again (or for determining that it can't be).NOTE: I'm not able to upload images for attachment to this topic (see my bug report). If that gets fixed some time soon, I'll update this.

Posted by kelseymh 9 years ago


Ipod Issue

Okay, I am having some weird issues with my Ipod Issue number one: My Ipod won't sync correcting. My plugged it into a different computer with Itunes installed, but it won't sync to it, even though it says, syncing or w/e. Why is this happening? (I put this in the forums because all my answers I submitted days ago still isn't on the list, so I figured this would be better)

Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago


Nationality Group

Hi guys, Obviously i am a member of instructables that is why i am able to post in the forum. I am Nigerian and i live in Nigeria. The reason i am making this post, is because i want to be sure i am not alone. It would be nice if Instructables can create a nationality database, this way people from the same country can  connect, relate and partner for projects. But, until then if you are an active instructor from Nigeria, say Hi. Thank you and Merry Christmas.

Posted by Rock Michael 9 months ago


Can't post in most threads

(If someone could please move this to bugs, I was unable to) A week ago, I found out that I couldn't post on threads with more than a few posts. I can't make a new post, or a reply. I now this isn't because I'm a non-pro, because I see non pros post new comments, and reply to mine, but I can't reply. It started to happen around the same time we got the new comment post thingy.

Posted by Rock Soldier 8 years ago


I want to make a cheap Lifting Gantry

G'day, I am getting old and need help to make a cheap lifting Gantry. I have a lifting device to lift 1/2 ton.  I want to be able to place the device on or near the car trailer.  To be able to lift something like a half full 44 gal drum of rubbish, rocks, sand and tip in into my trailer to take to the dump.  Something simular to this.  Just two uprights and a cross piece that I can hang my lifter on. Cheers Perry

Posted by Perry The pom 3 years ago


Katy Perry shows off LED dress

Illuminated clothing has popped up several times here on Instructables. There's the turn signal jacket, EL wire, and Fire Skirt just to name a few. Now the lit up look is getting even more attention with Katy Perry sporting an LED-lit dress made by CuteCircuit. I wonder who will turn up in some bright outfit next? Katy Perry rocks a CuteCircuit (‘wearable technology’) LED dress

Posted by fungus amungus 8 years ago