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Okay, this is just freaky. We know LED lights are versatile enough to be used for practically anything, but LED contact lenses? Really?!
Grenade Launchers, Anti-Tank Weapons, Etc
Drugs, artillery emplacements, napalm, prostitution - sometimes it seems like the best things in life are illegal.
As some of you know, Cracked has undertaken a project to show you all sorts of awesome yet deadly experiments people have done at home, specifically so you won't feel the need to do them yourselves . Please, enjoy the fruits of their labor and don't start taking apart your own microwave to see if you can build a railgun out of it.
Using two 18-volt-screwdrivers as engines, the "EX" accelerates its driver up to 30 km/h. Excentricity is defined as a deviation from what is ordinary or customary.
A mind machine with headphones and strobe light goggles. A mind machine (aka brain machine , in some countries [ which?
Got a recycling bin full of glass bottles? Why waste them when you could have a new table lamp, candle holder , shelving unit, hummingbird feeder, glass countertop , building block – even a whole glass-bottle house ? Reuse beer, wine and liquor bottles for these 13 fun and creative crafts and upcycling projects ranging up to a recycled bottle home and garden .
Solar Sinter, Siwa, Egypt (credit: Markus Kaiser) Markus Kaiser’s solar sintering project explores the potential of desert manufacturing, where energy and material occur in abundance. In this experiment, sunlight and sand are used as raw energy and material to produce glass objects using a 3D printing process, combining natural energy and material with high-tech production technology.
Light Based Projects
Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim.
This is how I built a little beam engine powered by a solenoid which runs on 12v DC. Due to the harsh winter I have been stuck in the house most of the time over the last few months, before Christmas I gathered up all the old hard drives, CD ROMS, Floppy drives, a zip drive, 2 printers, a flatbed scanner and a video recorder that where no longer working or no longer any use, after a couple of days of dismantling all this i was left with several boxes of very well made components to be put to use in other projects.