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Disco DIY – How to Make a Discoball Out of Old CDs!

Here’s a great way to re-use and re-make your old CDs into a fully, functional discoball.  (Why didn’t I think of this before?)

The steps are pretty simple as you can see in these pics:

1) Cut up the CDs into small pieces.

2) Get a nice styrofoam ball for the discoball itself.

3) Glue the pieces on!

There, that is so simple and a great idea for making a bunch of discoballs for your next house party.  Of course, you will need to also attach a sturdy string

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Robotic Dog Fetches the Ball!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy7nRjzTYSg

Remember the Automatic Ball Throwing Machine for your dog?  Well, get one of these Robotic Dogs and you will have a complete dog throwing/fetching automation.  Why not?

This robot uses an Acroname CMUcam2+ for its eye and an Acroname BrainStem GP 2.0 microcontroller for its brain. It chases down a bright pink ball (which I made with a styrofoam ball and neon pink acrylic paint), grabs it with its dual-servo pincher, and brinks it back to its home base by homing in on another bright pink target (conveniently mounted over the iSight

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