This dude actually built a portable, wearable Tesla coil gun

 Posted by on 2016-12-02 at 22:57  electronics, Reblog, Technology, tesla, tesla coil  Comments Off on This dude actually built a portable, wearable Tesla coil gun
Dec 022016
 

Nikola Tesla’s contributions to modern technology can’t be overstated, and the fact that some of his original designs are so darn cool to look at is really just icing on the cake.

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How-To: Splice Wire to NASA Standards

 Posted by on 2016-08-05 at 09:30  diy, electronics, nasa, Reblog  Comments Off on How-To: Splice Wire to NASA Standards
Aug 052016
 


Some commenters on my post about using a washer as a soldering aid noticed my sloppy splicing technique and were kind enough to educate me about the so-called “Western Union splice,” aka the “Lineman’s splice,” which is the preferred method for twisting solid-core wire leads toge

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A bar owner in the UK has built a Faraday cage to stop customers using their phones

 Posted by on 2016-08-04 at 14:05  electronics, physics, Reblog, science, tech  Comments Off on A bar owner in the UK has built a Faraday cage to stop customers using their phones
Aug 042016
 


The owner of a cocktail bar in the UK has turned to physics in an attempt to force his customers to actually talk to other instead of just staring at social media all night.

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How to Build Your First Amplifier

 Posted by on 2016-06-12 at 18:09  diy, electronics, Reblog, tech  Comments Off on How to Build Your First Amplifier
Jun 122016
 

In this tutorial we are going to build an amplifier circuit. We are going to accomplish this via the venerable LM386 integrated circuit (IC) operational amplifier (Op Amp). Depending on which one your electronics store has the output will be about 700–1000 mW, or about 1 Watt.

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Watch how to make a plasma ball out of a light bulb

 Posted by on 2016-06-11 at 01:58  diy, electronics, maker, plasma ball, Reblog, science, tech, tesla, tesla coil  Comments Off on Watch how to make a plasma ball out of a light bulb
Jun 112016
 

If you’ve ever had aspirations to become a mad scientist, or just look like one, you not only need an impressive lab, but also fun and interesting gadgets to display. One such scientific-looking artifact is a plasma globe.

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