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The PiKon telescope is an open source, 3D printed, Raspberry Pi telescope supported by a growing community of amateur scientists.
You can grow a crystal around an LED light that's powered by magnetic induction.
Use an Arduino and an H-bridge motor circuit to build an automatic can crusher
Fun & Games
Build the “PinSim” cabinet controller and play VR pinball with real flipper buttons and an accelerometer-based nudge system!
Build a (pretend) bedtime scanner to repel creepy critters — so easy a kid can operate it.
Use the new Pi 3 to make a touchscreen photo booth that instantly uploads to Google Photos!
Use a servo to flick a light switch mechanically — without ever touching 110V power — with this Wi-Fi “Turner Onner”
Oh! I just realized something... they're call spy "bugs" because they're the size of bugs. This FM transmitter is the size of a lady bug, specifically.
If your google calendar reminders aren't enough to get you to your meetings on times, then maybe flashing lights will.
High speed photography is great for capturing the moment when two water droplets collide and make incredibly beautiful fluid impacts.
You can disable a drone in the air with a Wi-Fi antenna made from a can and a little clever coding. After all, a drone is basically a flying computer.
An IV Swinger can be used to track the efficiency of solar panels. Learn how one maker made his own.
You can buy large cold-brew towers, but they’re expensive, aimed at coffee shops. Make your own instead, and automate it using Arduino.
How I built a crazy percussion robot with simple solenoids and a MIDIWidget
Use some LEDs to upgrade a $10 Ikea side table into a centerpiece that bumps and jives to the beat of your tunes. Get your freq on!
Computers & M...
One big problem with smart light bulbs is that the smarts are in the bulb.
This simple Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux laptop uses off-the-shelf parts, can be hooked up to a TV or monitor, and it fits in your pocket.
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