Peter Schirmer's website has the unique gadget made out of a Antique Clock that tells the weather. It uses a servo, a phidgets USB servo controller connected to a computer, and Yahoo weather to report the weather. Pretty cool considering it can report 13 different weather conditions.
This site has some cool information about building your own projection TV using just
- Cardboard (an old box will do for your first go, but any light but stiff material will do)
- A Fresnel Lens, available from HERE
- Duct tape
- Stanley knife, Ruler, Pencil
- Matt Black Paint
- and a 14inch model tube TV
... don't run out to the Blockbuster to get the LOTR or Star Wars Episode IV DVDs. You know this would barely be meeting low resolution standards.
The rest of the site has other projection tvs which again will allow to see your 1MP photos on the wall.
From CottonBuds: According to my research a commercial electronic bubble etching tank can cost from 733 up to 1800 Euros. Here's a simple diy that you can build from simple aquarium equipment.
Using a couple AA's and 9 volt batteries,
In May I posted a link regarding how to setup a pirate radio station.
For those of you wanting the perfect clock for your mad scientist lab, a nixie tube clock certainly fits the bill. For the electrically inclined,
Here's an electrical engineer that
For you history buffs out there, now's your chance to
Thanks to Glen from