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Makezine_COTM_Resistors-BadgeMAKE alumnus and supernerd Collin Cunningham rhapsodizes about everyone’s favorite current-fighting backbone of circuitry–the resistor–in this classic MAKE video. Collin talks about Ohm’s Law, resistor color codes, and using pencil graphite to make paper resistors.