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DIY Motion-Sensing Pool Table Video Game from 1990!

Here’s a video of DIY motion-sensing cue-ball video game from back in 1990!  That’s almost 20 years ago and way before Nintendo Wii ever became popular, nevermind we didn’t have 32-bit processors for video games then.

the middle section of the video reveals the trick behind it all, and it turns out to be surprisingly simple. No complex sensors or computer vision algorithms; the ball’s speed and direction are calculated by an 8-bit processor and a clever arrangement of four infrared emitter/detector pairs.

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DIY – How to Make Steampunk Gold and Silver Waterproof Flashlight!

DIY - How to Make Steampunk Gold and Silver Waterproof Flashlight!

Here’s a really cool DIY on how to make your own Steampunk Gold and Silver Waterproof flashlight.  Of course, this will complement your pool very well in the dark.

For this project, you need: @ Gold, Chrome (silver), copper, and gold (brass) paint, clear coat/paint for finishing @ One large 6v flashlight (mine is also waterproof) @ Paper fasteners, Sharpie/permanent marker, hole punch, ruler, scissors @ Hotglue, epoxy @ Assorted gears, Small tube, Nut that fits on the tube, Three-

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Wireless Floating Pool Speakers!

Now, if you can’t afford the waterproof submersible wireless speakers, your next bet is these wireless floating pool speakers which does the same thing except it doesn’t look at cool nor submersible.

Here’s a new piece of tech that makes a splash — this floating speaker takes the music to you, ev

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RC Controlled Cooler!

Ever feel too lazy to get up and grab some beers and sodas from your cooler at the pool?  Then get this RC controlled Remote Control Cooler!

It’s hot…you’re thirsty…but this cooler full of icy drinks is at the other end of the patio. No problem—just grab the remote and steer it over to your chair! It’s the world’s first radio-controlled cooler!

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Zaragoza Solar Hot Water System

Check out this Zaragoza Solar hot water system used in a desert oasis town.  They also have lots of other cool stuff like the solar heating system for pools.

The complete solar hot water system involves heat exchange between three liquids:

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Video – Liquid Nitrogen + Pool

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Here’s a cool video of what happens if you put huge amounts of liquid nitrogen into a pool, kinda cool movie effect.

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