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Electronic Tic-Tac-Toe

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_sor6nu8S8

Check out this cool RGB LED Tick-Tack-Toe!

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DIY – Halo 3 Master Chief costume out of cardboard, fiberglass and an old bicycle helmet

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enIclsRK8uk

Here’s a cool Halo 3 Master Chief costume you can make. Check out the video, very hilarious. :p

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DIY balloon sent up 30km

a href=”http://vimeo.com/359554/l:embed_359554″>Launch and Retrieval from natrium42 on Vimeo.Check out this DIY Balloon that made it 30km!

High altitude ballooning is an emerging hobby, since price of GPS and communications equipment has gotten quite low. It is an excellent hobby for people fascinated by space flight and telerobotics and has many learning aspect

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Styrofoam cup vs deep sea pressure

Wow, check out what happens to a styrofoam cup when simulated to deep sea pressures.

Looks pretty cool doesn’t it…On the surface, at an atmospheric pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch, the cup stands 4 inches tall. As the remotely operated sub descends, the pressure compresses the Styrofoam and the cup shrinks. Bel

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Laser Pumpkin

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLuYvXE2ps0

Need some motivation for this Halloween?  Check out the Laser Pumpkin show!

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DIY HACK – 24 year old makes Homemade Helicopters!

Wow, this 24 year old from Nigeria built his own helicopter!

Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi, seen here, a 24-year-old physics undergraduate in northern Nigeria, takes old cars and motorbikes to pieces in the back yard at home and builds his own helicopters from the parts

[via] Yahoo

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DIY HACK – HOWTO make a fiber optic rose!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/877958/make_an_led_fiber_optic_rose_great_birthday_or_valentines/

Wow, here’s a great DIY video on making your own custom fiber optic rose!

Using a few LEDs and really cheap fiber optics, I made this dead sexy, illuminated fiber optic rose.

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Robot Video – Face Tracking Hexapod Robot

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oXuSXCKJeY

Check out this tight ass hexapod robot from MicroMagic systems! Very cute.

The hexapod was my fourth generation robot, and took around 2 weeks to build, the hexapod locomotion engine has been developed on and off over a couple of years. The face recognition software was based on OpenCV libraries, integration of face recognition into the i.C. hexapod face tracking took around 1 week, but with several weeks of fine tuning and enhancements.

A bit of technical backgrou

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DIY HACK – HOWTO build an LED Hat!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW8eNRhpuEs

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoVUtz01Uww

Check out this awesome LED Hat you can make for Halloween! There’s some construction notes that you can refer to build one yourself.

I think this was originally because I was planning to go to the

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CircuitScout – Your circuit diagram search engine

Cool, check out CircuitScout next time you are trying to find that circuit for your next project. I looked up “Alarm System” and got some pretty decent results. (Much better than google for circuits) Thanks Jerry for the tip! 🙂

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