Melting An Ipod With A Solar Death Ray – Video

Kip Kay is at it again. Taking an old projection TV’s fernell lenses front panel and mounting it out in the sun, he is able to melt a huge plethora of items ending with an ipod.

MIT’s Indoor Autonomous Four Wing Helicopter – Video

Cool project by the MIT Robust Robotics Group – Micro Air Vehicle made to autonomously seek out a target without GPS in a tight environment. The MAV uses a real time laser to detect walls in 3D which allow it to detect a window and fly trough it.

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Video: Key Fob Activated Dorm Door Opener

This cleaver collage student rigged up his dorm door to unlock and lock with a simple automotive style Key Fob.


Weed Wacker Powered Bicycle Of Death

Weed Wacker + Bicycle = Assume leg chewing machine

How to build a weedeater motorized bicycle by Davids Farm.

Hexapod Robotic Walking CNC Router

This incredible little 6 leg walking CNC Router demonstrates by carving a little head out of foam. For the details on the Robot check out this forum post.

IBar: Interactive Bar and Light Show (Video)

“iBar is a system for the interactive design of any bar-counter. Integrated video-projectors can project any content on the milky bar-surface. The intelligent tracking system of iBar detects all objects touching the surface. This input is used to let the projected content interact dynamically with the movements on the counter. Objects can …

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Guy Makes Giant Tesla Coil In His Garage

Think that Tesla coils are only for big science labs and major league inventors? Think again- some guy built one in his own garage.

DIY Glowing Easter Eggs

Happy Easter


DIY Combat Robot

DIY Combat Robot (battlebot) …

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Short Range Personal Radar Project

Another great project from the guys over at Pyro Electro.

The idea to create a type of close proximity radar system came from a student in one of my classes. We went ahead and decided to streamline the idea into the course as one of the projects we’d build.

After a week …

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