Category: webfinds

Useless Machines

Most machines have a distinct purpose for which they are designed and they are productive. Sometimes it is fund just to build something for the sake of building something. I am sure that most of you have seen the simple Useless machine, a box which turns itself off. Like this one. This one takes useless
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LEGO ball manipulator

I have seen similar machines before but this one is by far the most complex. 17 different stages including a lego 5 axis robot arm. The builder said it took over 600 hours, and while I am not sure I would have that kind of dedication, I would definitely buy this guy a beer.

Spreading Ideas

It is no secret that I love TED talks. This one struck me as as interesting as things like kickstarter, social funding and blogs are at the front of our media. I know that I am more influenced by the web than any other media at this point. I also think of myself as an
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Electropong aka Pongmaster

I have built my fair share of beer related devices. Here is one that really impresses me. Powered by a PIC18F6622, it has all the makings of a fun project (Blinky LEDs, a scrolling matrix, etc) the most impressive part is that he even tried to simulate the feeling of the cups when they are
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Beer Can Engine

The Badassery of these guys is off the charts. Aluminum cans are not traditionally good for smelting as you can easily get voids but they figured out using table salt and a few other methods to build this awesome engine using >10lbs of beer cans. Kick ass! You can see more details on their site
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