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Gorgeous Pummer
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A BEAM Pummer, made with 16 BPW-34 Siemens Osram 1/8″ solar cells as the power source.

Solar Engine 2 [via]

From the pages of MAKE:

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Part robotic plant life, part techno-sculpture, these desktop toys are easy and fun to make, the pummer!. Here’s the free article, from the pages of MAKE 08 – Toys and Games:

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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