OPEN LASER BLASTER SHELLS OUT MORE BANG FOR THE BUCK

[a-RN-au-D] was looking for something fun to do with his son and dreamed up a laser blaster game that ought to put him in the running for father of the year. It was originally just going to be made of cardboard, but you know how these things go. We’re happy the design went this far, because that blaster looks fantastic. Both the blaster and the target run on Arduino Nanos. There’s a 5mW laser module in the ...

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ISS Globe- Blinks When the ISS Passes Overhead

https://youtu.be/CFkH0GL3vdY Howdy! If you are interested in astronomy and always look up at the stars and not down at your feet, you'll surely know the ISS. The ISS or The International Space Station revolves around the earth around 16 times per day. Being an aerospace engineering student, I'm very keen about things like the ISS. If you're too, then I bet you'll love this project. Meet ISS Globe - a smart ...

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Popsicle Stick Robotic Arm

https://youtu.be/bP358pV-vVY Here's how to build a simple robotic arm with a gripper using popsicle sticks, an Arduino, and a few servos. Supplies: Feel free to use similar materials or whatever you already have. (e.g. cardboard instead of popsicle sticks) Materials: 14 Popsicle Sticks4 Micro Servos (with their horns and screws)4 Rotary Potentiometers1 Half Size Breadboard1 Arduino Uno1 6-Volt Battery Pack2 ...

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The Brachistochrone Curve

https://youtu.be/1BdO8J0iynY The brachistochrone curve is a classic physics problem, that derives the fastest path between two points A and B which are at different elevations. Although this problem might seem simple it offers a counter-intuitive result and thus is fascinating to watch. In this instructables one will learn about the theoretical problem, develop the solution and finally build a mod ...

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The Interactive Donation Box

Donation boxes can be much more interesting and attractive when you combine them with electronics and a little bit of programming. This instructable will show you how to. As the name explains, making donation boxes interactive can help you gain much more attention and make people happy at the same time! Indeed, and awesome way to set up a charity and help the needed ones by installing it in shopping complex ...

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WalaBeer Tank

The tank that will follow you and serve you beer. Coolness is over 9000! Story Abstract There are things that deep inside every man wants to have. Combining beer and tanks is one of these things! This project will be about this thing, a voice controlled tank that delivers beer to you with an autonomous "follow me" function or with an RC control. Let's build the beer tank of our dreams! Chassis We need a goo ...

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Alexa, Launch a Paper Plane

Entertain humans and pets alike with paper planes launched by your voice. Story In this project we will take a look at a combination of some old and new technologies to achieve something even older, entertainment. Maybe I won't have the timeline right but the technologies used in this projects are listed from the oldest to the newest below: Paper Planes Paper Plane Launcher Arduino Alexa Smart Home Skill Se ...

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Pavlov’s Cat

Time to get Pavlovian on your cat! Story If you ever tried to train a cat, you know how hard it is. Cats are their own masters, but now you have the chance to let the cats do your bidding using this IoT-enabled device. Welcome to Pavlov's Cat Experiment! In this project, you will learn how to teach your cat when it is (and isn't) dinner time using nothing but the components in the MKR IoT Bundle and some ca ...

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Alexa, Launch a Paper Plane

Entertain humans and pets alike with paper planes launched by your voice. Story In this project we will take a look at a combination of some old and new technologies to achieve something even older, entertainment. Maybe I won't have the timeline right but the technologies used in this projects are listed from the oldest to the newest below: Paper Planes Paper Plane Launcher Arduino Alexa Smart Home Skill Se ...

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StopIt! LED Game (powered by arduino)

This project was inspired by this video from YouTube and the Pendulum Challenge Kit from Makershed.com. Its a simple game consisting of five LED lights and one pushbutton switch. The LEDs flash in a sequence and the player must press the button when the middle LED light is lit. The speed at which the lights flash increases until the player presses the button at the wrong time. Don't forget to rate this 'ibl ...

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