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Custom Ice Pops

Custom Ice Pops

In the height of summer, there’s nothing like an ice pop to cut through the heat. Though store-bought ones do the job, pops made by hand — both the molds and the juicy refreshers — will taste that much better. Ice pops can be cast in any shape you envision. You can make simple pop […]

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Vibrating Pillow

Vibrating Pillow

By Annie Shao and Rachel McConnell There are pillows that look good, and there are pillows that feel good. For those inclined to add a little buzz to their home décor, try making this fun vib-illow. Take an arcade push button, a couple of batteries, and a cellphone vibrator and you’ve got a super simple […]

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Teacup Stirling Engine

Teacup Stirling Engine

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfEsMYtOHcE?wmode=opaque&w=560&h=315] There’s energy all around us, just waiting to be tapped. Whether it’s a hot cup of coffee on a cold day, light from the sun, scented candles, or waste heat wafting from electronics, it’s all potential power waiting to be harnessed! This is the world of the Stirling engine. Have you ever tried […]

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