You can show off your mobile photos and your phone hack savvy by turning your smartphone into an inexpensive projector.
Categories: Art & Design Photography & Video
Feel like someone is snooping on you? Browse the web anonymously anywhere you go with the Onion Pi anonymizing Tor proxy. This is a cool weekend project, developed by Phil...
Categories: Computers & Mobile Electronics Raspberry Pi
Since an electromagnetic telephone receiver can double as a microphone, can a semiconductor light detector double as a light emitter?
Laser pointer + drop of water = microbial movie theater!
I just finished mentoring a high school student in the build of a 4×4×4 LED cube for his senior project. I was sitting at the desk, looking at a small...
Categories: Arduino Electronics Furniture
The Internet of Things (IoT) is essentially the internet we already have, but now it’s not just humans using it — all kinds of devices are using it too. Here's...
Categories: Arduino Electronics Hacks
We're learning how to use EAGLE by stepping through the design process for a basic Arduino-type AVR microcontroller development board, specifically the Really Bare Bones Board design by Paul Badger...
Categories: Electronics Arduino
Build yourself a star in a jar.
Faster than figurines, tougher than cardboard, and way more fun to make.
Categories: Home Fun & Games
Turn a smartphone into a signal generator for less than $15!
Well, I am new on this, although I have built a couple of airplanes, worked on flight testing as a structures tech, and specialized on composites. I decided to use...
Categories: Fun & Games Woodworking
Try these clever off-label uses for an underappreciated component. There are billions of triacs in the world. In almost every lamp dimmer, every electric stove, and many motor controllers, power...
Make a strong, elegant table in just one evening and learn a new woodworking trick while you're at it: cutting tapers with a simple taper jig for your table saw.
Categories: Home Furniture Woodworking Workshop