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DIY HACK – How to run an AVR MCU on a battery made out of lime!

Here’s a cool little DIY on how to run an AVR MCU on battery made out of lime!

Some of the fruit and vegetables we eat can be used to make electricity. The electrolytes in many fruit and vegetables, together with electrodes made of various metals can be used to make primary cells. One of the most easily available vegetable, the ubiquitous lemon can be used to make a fruit cell together with copper and zinc electrodes. The terminal voltage produced by such a cell

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DIY HACK – PC Case Furniture!

Wow, check out this cool DIY on a PC case furniture! Although it’s in Korean, you should be able to follow the examples with pictures.

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A Cell’s-Eye View of the Human Body (3D Animation)

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Check out this cool video of the human body in 3D anime!

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Monty

Wow, check out this cool Monty bike this guy made!

This is a small, simple recumbent bicycle. With its 16″ wheels Monty is a portable vehicle which easily can be dismantled. I wanted a bike that I can bring on trains, buses and other means of public transport. Since there are hardly any small foldable recumbent bikes on the market I decided to build one myself.

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DIY HACK – How to make your own Metal Detector!

I’ve noticed many people using metal detectors on the beach lately to find treasures or junk but here’s a great way to make one of those yourself!

BFO ( beat frequency oscillator ) metal detectors use two oscillators, each of which produces a radio frequency. One of these oscillators uses a coil of wire that we call the search loop. The second oscillator uses a much smaller coil of wire, and is usually inside the control box and is called the reference oscil

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DIY – Napkin Folding DIYs

Oh, check out this cool napkin folding DIY! I’ve always wondered if I could learn to fold napkins like those pros. It seems like they don’t have any animal ones though…

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DIY HACK – Wearable LED Light

Check out the wearable LED light you can make!

The Wearable Light kit is a leather cuff with LEDs embedded inside. The Velcro functions as a switch so the bracelet only illuminates when it is in active use. It is a kit designed as an investigative tool to gain insight into DIY culture. Marrying sewing techniques with electronics, a new aestheticized vernacular for constructing simple circuitry is developed. The kits were deployed to crafters in the U.S., Canada and UK.

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Hornet Gyro

Check out these awesome Hornet Gyros if you haven’t yet. This would be cool to make and fly it around your pad!  You can start with these mini-kits first and then maybe move on to the real thang!

The Hornet Autogyro is 2-stroke powered, recreational, sport gyroplane. It was designed from the beginning to be an ultralight, meaning, that you do not need a license to fly it. However, in the interest of safety (and your own neck),

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Zedomax in modded plastic soldier format – “Fire in the hole!”

Check out these cool soldier abc alphabet letters!

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DIY HOWTO – MAC Backpack

Let’s go make a MACpack, or a backpack made with an old MAC. If you are really into MACs, you really need one of these…

Finally after nearly a year of working, i have finished my masterpiece; I have racked up more geek points by creating a backpack from an old macintosh SE computer c. 1988. I know everyone is saying either A.) why did you destroy a perfectly good macintosh? Or B.) Why didn’t you spend that time making floppy disk plate mail like you

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