Posts with «energy & sustainability» label

Did a Solar-Powered Autonomous Boat Just Cross the Pacific Ocean?

Damon McMillan built a robotic boat. Not just any robotic boat. This one is sailing across the world's oceans. And it's just simple and elegant enough to work.

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Crush Cans Effortlessly with an Arduino-Powered Arm

Use an Arduino and an H-bridge motor circuit to build an automatic can crusher

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Build a Dual Thermostat for Precise Preset Temperatures

You'd think there'd be something like a dual set point thermostat on the market already, but it doesn't look like there is. Guess you'll just have to make one.

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From Aerospace to Weaving, Houston Mini Maker Faire Is an Inventors’ Paradise

Houston Mini Maker Faire attendees had a chance to create scientific creatures, assemble a clock, take a peek through augmented reality, and much more.

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Build Your Own Arduino Weather Station

An easy to set up and program digital weather station you can build for around $50

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Eye-Tracking Wheelchair Control Design Wins Hackaday Prize

Eyedrivomatic uses the same technology utilized for text-to-speech in order to build a motorized wheelchair you can move with your eyes.

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