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Garrett’s DIY – Upcoming Boe-Bot Hacks – Remote Controlled Insect

Here’s a video of upcoming boe-bot hacks from Garrett using a Parallax Boe-Bot platform and CUBLOC CB220.as brain. This little creature has couple of cool looking features such as a tail, antennas, and eyes that can be remote-controlled via a regular TV remote-control. HOWTO w

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Hack Wii

Hohoho, here’s first wii hack from instructables via Make!

Other links to cool wii stuff:

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HOW TO – Make a DVD burner into a High-Powered laser

Here’s howto turn your DVD burner laser into a laser you can use to point at random things… (don’t point at people)

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HOW TO – Serial controlled variable speed motor

Here’s a cool DIY on how to control a DC motor using your serial port via Make.

Westsw shows you how to control the speed of a small DC motor with nothing but the serial port on your computer, a single MOSFET, and DOS commands…

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Mind Camp 3.0 – MAKE Draw bot!

Wow, this looks tight! I need one of these…via make

Taken at Seattle Mind Camp 3.0 – Seattle’s premiere un-conference featuring the best and brightest of technology all under the same roof for 24 hours learning from each other, and exploring our passions. Most shots taken with a Lensbaby 2G – The MAKE crew was there and they brought their hand crafted drawing robot. Tak

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DIY Video- Homemade Rollercoaster!

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Wow, that is great! I wonder if he can start selling some kits…

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Programmable bumper stickers

Here’s some cool bumper stickers LCDs being worked on by VW.

the electrophoretic displays make use of a thin foil membrane that can be programmed to show messages and pictures that reflect a driver’s mood at any given time. At the moment, the application is specific to VW’s Chameleon concept car, but designers tell us they’re looking into other automotive applicat

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Zedomax DIY118 – HOWTO Make a Golf Club POV training aid!

Golf Club POV – version Ben Hogan

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-fjYpmf98I

The other day, Garrett hit up on some basic POVs.

So we were thinking about how we could have a POV while making it useful. Well since people like to hit up the driving range or the golf course at times, we figured we could just make a POV out of a golf club. At the same time, we c

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Garrett’s DIY #1 – Persistence of Vision Device

(Garrett in Action!)

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu8iXLNsL-Y

Here’s a cool persistence of vision DIY by Garrett!

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DIY – Cylindric Ultrasonic Bat Detector

Here’s a cool DIY on how to make a bat detector. I am not sure if I will ever need this but seems like a good circuit to have a knowledge of. You can of course buy one for like 70 bucks if you need one fast.

Bat’s are fascinating creatures and here in Melbourne they are a common sight. At dusk streams of grey-headed flying foxes leave their camp in the Royal Botanical Gardens to plunder fruit and nectar from suburban flow

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