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DIY Arduino Balancing Surface

DIY Arduino Balancing Surface

Here’s another superb Arduino project using just a few simple components (which are available in our DIY projects store). It’s a pretty simple setup using a laptop, webcam, servos, and an Arduino to monitor and balance a ball bearing on a...
DIY Rotating Bookshelves, Staircases and Trap Doors

DIY Rotating Bookshelves, Staircases and Trap Doors

Man makes trap door bookshelf – And teaches you how! Ever seen those hidden bookshelves in the Munsters or Scooby Doo? Always wanted one of your own? Hell yeah! Well now you can with these fantastic projects that teach you how to make your own...
Build Your Own Vortex Cannon

Build Your Own Vortex Cannon

We’ve covered some superb giant smoke ring generators in the past, and here’s a smaller, simpler version you can build in a few hours. The smoke-ring shooting cannon is powered by a 12″ speaker which is boosted by an amplifier. As the...
How to: Free Electricity from a Phone Jack

How to: Free Electricity from a Phone Jack

Learn how to get free electricity from your home telephone line just by watching this video. Save money on your power bill, and hack into the electricity coming out of the phone jack. The phone company doesn't monitor electricity usage, so you...
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Make a "Joule Thief" Circuit to Extract Battery Power

This week, Windell Oskay of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories joins me to teach you how to make a super clever little circuit called the Joule Thief! The Joule Thief allows you to squeeze the life out of what most people think of as "dead"...
How to: DIY Infrared Goggles

How to: DIY Infrared Goggles

Kip Kay of Make Magazine will teach you how to turn welding goggles into infrared goggles with the hack he outlines in this how-to video. The entire project only costs $10. To replicate this hack at home and build your own pair of steampunk...
How to: DIY USB Smoke Absorber

How to: DIY USB Smoke Absorber

This hack with a USB fan uses activated charcoal to clean air of harmful smoke. Now you can have a cigarette while using the computer and not worry about smoking up the...
How to: Transmit Data Through a Laser

How to: Transmit Data Through a Laser

Secretly shoot your voice across the room in stealth mode on a laser beam in this fun and easy project! Make Magazine and Kipkay present this cool spy trick. Build a simple laser communicator that transmits your voice across a room. You need an...
Arduino and Ikea = Superb RGB LED Table Hack

Arduino and Ikea = Superb RGB LED Table Hack

Taking a stock Ikea table, this hacker added a set of 81 individually controlled RGB LEDs to the frame, creating a glowing livingroom centerpiece.  Using the Arduino, he can individually address each LED to control the color change.  Now if only...
How to: Make a DIY Electric scooter

How to: Make a DIY Electric scooter

This electric scooter is an easy do-it-yourself project. It is foldable, portable (40lbs),stable (unique suspension)We do not know of any other electric scooter that is more transportable. Drawings, schematics, assembly video will be available soon....