Since then artists and makers have taken the concept and ran with it, creating indestructible waterproof lanterns, filled a hundred helium balloons and tethered them all together to create an etheral, floating sculpture, and connected them with Integrated Circuits that blink Morse code. We’re revisiting and updating this project with Extreme LED Throwies, the latest in our series of fun and simple Weekend Projects. Watch the project video below for the basics of building Throwies, followed by examples of Lanterns, Swimmies, and Floaties – with more examples and ideas on the project page.
And should you create your own extreme throwie build, be sure to let us know – we might feature your project here on the MAKE blog!
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