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DIY Analog LED Clock using a PIC 16f877!

For those of you who enjoy fusion of art and smart circuitry, check out the DIY Analog LED Clock that you will be proud to hang it in your living room.  You know, these days hackers and modders aren’t just hacking and modding, they are creating “new” designs.   Even on the other side of spectrum, we see that designers are using more technology into their artwork.  I love that.

This homemade clock uses a PIC16F877 Microcontroller with a 20MHz clock, it also has a DS1307 real time clock with battery backup.

169 x 700mcd diffused white LED’s con

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LED DIY – How to Make a Blinky LED Clock!

Wanna make couple of these blinky LED clocks for your home and leave your guests wondering what time of the day it is?

Well, these DIY blinky LED clocks solve that problem, the user will have to count how many red, green, and blue blinks there are to tell time.  (still easier than telling time with TokyoFlash LED watches)

Hey, it’s an art, not to really the most efficient way to tell time but it might help you sleep counting the blinks at night.   1….2….3….Zzzzzzzzzz…

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Robot DIY – How to Make a Tennis Ball Robot

For those of you with a dog (or cat), you might be interested in making this tennis ball robot that randomly “rolls”, might keep your dog/cat entertained for hours non-stop for sheezy.

This Simple Bot was inspired by a work by artist James Rouvelle called Colony in which a bunch odd shaped ovals self-propel around their environment. It is my understanding that his bots were made by placing a vibrating motor freely inside of a Styrofoam ball that was then coated to give it an irregular shape. This dynamic makes his orbs fluctuate between wobbling in place and jerki

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DIY Wooden Gear Sculpture Make You Happier (and DiZZY)!

Check out this neat video of the DIY wooden gear sculpture, we promise it will make you happier the more you look at it.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGB4HvwuzpY

Mechanical kinetic sculptures featuring wooden gears and other mechanical parts also made from wood. Matt black wood frame with clear perspex front. Driven by electric motor. See more of my creations on my channel page. Music, The Archies – Dizzy.

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Weird DIY Light Switch!

Here’s a really “weird” DIY light switch that will really turn you away from switching that light on. It may be a good idea if you live a bunch of idiot roommates who leave their lights on. Better yet, install a spy camera to see their reactions.

Great prank.

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Server Hack – How to Make DIY “Redneck” Duct Tape Server!

You know one of my best friends is self-claimed redneck who’s life mission was converting me into a redneck like himself back in college and one of the things you do as a redneck (that I learned) is to fix everything (literally, even a plane!) with duct tape.

Well, we are going to have to give it to this guy, he deserves our special “Redneck&#

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Circuits DIY – How to Make DIY Touchless Switch!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wV2UIOV1Fk&feature=player_embedded

Want to build the next best thing for switching your home’s lighting as if you were doing magic? You can with this DIY touchless switch that works via your finger motions!

Pretty darn cool if you ask me. via instructables

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DIY Live Fingerpainting on iPad [Amazing Skills]

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OLP4nbAVA4&feature=player_embedded

Check out this guy doing “live” DIY fingerpainting on an iPad with virtual paint!  Incredible.

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DIY Recycled Washing Machine Lamp!

You know what I like about the artists who recycle electronics to make something new?  That they can make something so modern and stylish-looking like this DIY recycled washing machine lamp!

Alex Kovatchev, a European designer has taken out-of-comission washing machine drums and turned them into fashionable lamps.

The lamps feature one used washing machine drum and because of their stainless steel, perforated build and circular design – are quite a sigh

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Van Gogh Hack – GIANT DIY Van Gogh Portrait Made with Polo Shirts!

Van Gogh is probably my favorite artist of all time, I even visited his home/work in France 10 years back.

Anyways, bunch of Japanese people decided they could make a GIANT Vang Gogh portrait with polo shirts.

The result?  It is a fascinating work of an art.

See the time-lapse video of the work:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TheS1fnpnZ8&feature=player_embedded

via neatorama

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