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Author Archive: Lambert Varias

Robot Swans Measure Water Pollution: NUSwan

Robot Swans Measure Water Pollution: NUSwan
Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are testing robotic swans that can track water quality and upload collected data in real-time. The system is called NUSwan, a nod to the university but also short…
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Using Disk Drives and 3D Printers as MIDI Musical Instruments

Using Disk Drives and 3D Printers as MIDI Musical Instruments
We’ve seen floppy drives and hard drives used to make music, but laurens.weyn’s Unconventional Instrument Orchestra can use “pretty much anything with steppers, or anything that makes noise on a signal pulse as percussion.” That includes…
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Dogs Trained to Sniff out Storage Devices: Scentsitive Data

Dogs Trained to Sniff out Storage Devices: Scentsitive Data
The security dog training firm Tactical Detection K9 has an unorthodox and cute way to find all the thumb drives and microSD cards you’ve misplaced. The company recently started training dogs that can find storage devices…
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WikiLeaks Cosplay: Lady Justice 2.0

WikiLeaks Cosplay: Lady Justice 2.0
DeviantArt member Ellen Grace aka nomoretribbles used to cosplay as a hobby, making and wearing costumes based on anime such as Code Geass and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed. She stopped in 2008, but she was inspired…
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Raspberry Pi Retro Console with Two Halves: Game Boy SPlit

Raspberry Pi Retro Console with Two Halves: Game Boy SPlit
Inspired by Adafruit’s PiGRRL, Thingiverse member Jooxoe3i made his own Raspberry Pi retro console. But he wanted to make it as small as possible, so he came up with a two-part build. The upper half of…
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Teen Invents Baseball Strike Laser Sensor: Perfect Pitch

Teen Invents Baseball Strike Laser Sensor: Perfect Pitch
Baseball players have pitching machines for batting practice, but what about pitchers? Thirteen-year old Nick Anglin’s Strikey Sensor could be a solution. It uses an array of lasers to detect whether a pitch is within the…
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LEGO Light Up Table is Also a Minifig Village

LEGO Light Up Table is Also a Minifig Village
Etsy seller Legotings put together a LEGO table so chaotic it would drive Lord Business insane. The table itself is made from wood but has been covered by countless LEGO bricks. Beneath its glass top are…
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Star Wars Aroma Ornaments: Eau bi Wan

Star Wars Aroma Ornaments: Eau bi Wan
Use the oils, Luke. Made with the help of Kotobukiya Japan, Library Design’s Bibliotheque Blanc Star Wars Aroma Ornaments traveled from far, far away to freshen up your room. These are passive aroma diffusers made of…
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LEGO-compatible Artificial Arm: LEGOpunk

LEGO-compatible Artificial Arm: LEGOpunk
We’ve seen how superhero-themed children’s prosthetics can benefit their wearers beyond just giving them a functioning limb. Industrial Design student Carlos Arturo Torres also recognized that artificial limbs can turn a disability into an opportunity for…
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3D Printed Kripparrian Hearthstone Card: How Good is 3D Printing?

3D Printed Kripparrian Hearthstone Card: How Good is 3D Printing?
Hey guys how’s it going 3D printed Kripparrian here. Ricardo Salomao and Simone Fontana, known together as 3DNA, made this cool figurine for video game streamer, tutor and commentator Kripparrian, who of course is currently focused…
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Banana-shaped, Closed Source Arduino: WTFDuino

Banana-shaped, Closed Source Arduino: WTFDuino
Programmer and electronic engineer Calum Knott fancies himself to be a reverse Steve Jobs. While Jobs championed simplicity and ease of use, Calum thinks microcontrollers are too sensible. So he undesigned the Arduino into the WTFDuino.…
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Solar Paper Thin & Light Charger: Diet Solar

Solar Paper Thin & Light Charger: Diet Solar
Portable solar cells are notoriously slow to charge compared to external batteries, but you might not mind if you get the Solar Paper. Yolk says its device is the world’s thinnest and lightest solar charger, and…
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Metal Gear Solid 2 Raiden Nendoroid: Small Boy Unit

Metal Gear Solid 2 Raiden Nendoroid: Small Boy Unit
Jack? Jaaaack!!! Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid Raiden is ready to follow in the footsteps of his buddy Solid Snake. This collectible features Raiden as he appears in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, before he…
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PS4 & Xbox One Shoebox Skins: Player Edition

PS4 & Xbox One Shoebox Skins: Player Edition
Dress your current-gen console in alternate colorways with Clockwork Signage’s shoebox-themed skins. They have Nike, Jordan, Adidas and New Balance skins for both the PS4 and Xbox One. It’s not clear in the photos but the…
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VHS Box Art Pillows: Be Kind, Unwind

VHS Box Art Pillows: Be Kind, Unwind
Etsy store The UFO Party makes 9″x 16″ throw pillows printed with box art from VHS movie releases. Although the pillows don’t have a fluffy tape inside, they do have front, rear and spine graphics. The…
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DIY Pocket Laser Engraver: Pewny

DIY Pocket Laser Engraver: Pewny
Got a few spare DVD drives? You can use the laser from those drives to make a tiny laser engraver. Thingiverse member Isolt did just that, then made it safer and better looking with 3D printed…
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