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Why people don’t work on their cars anymore

December 10th, 2017 at 11:57 am » Comments Off

A publisher of repair manuals reports that owners are discouraged by plastic engine covers. The CEO provides some amusing alternative uses for the covers. Covers can be removed without voiding a car’s warranty.



Izzy Swan builds a walking machine powered by a hand drill

July 24th, 2015 at 5:44 pm » Comments Off

Izzy Swan, a retired furniture maker has built a drill-powered walking machine in his garage. He shows off the machine in action around his neighborhood and breaks down the construction process in this video he posted online.



Kano – a $150 DIY computer and coding kit

October 20th, 2014 at 10:58 am » Comments Off

Kano Children today have access to smartphones, tablets and laptops. They are powerful and intuitive, offering the Web and an ever-growing library of apps to explore. Learning and accessing information has never been easier.    



DIY ‘Solar Pocket Factory’ can 3D print a solar panel every 15 seconds

August 7th, 2014 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

Solar Pocket Factory Two young inventors based in the Philippines, Shawn Frayne and Alex Hornstein, are taking their passion for clean free energy and developing a way to make it accessible and cheap for everyone. These guys are working hard to provide a product that could be used by practically anyone to make homemade solar […]



Air Hockey Robot built from 3D printer parts

February 17th, 2014 at 1:03 pm » Comments Off

Air Hockey Robot The Air Hockey Robot, developed by Jose Julio out of some spare 3D printer parts and a PS3 camera, is a tough competitor to beat. The robot uses its camera and an Arduino Mega to correctly predict the trajectory of the puck, even when it’s rebounding haphazardly across the table. With freedom of motion […]



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