Wednesday Cool Links: Bioluminescence, F...

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November 12, 2014

Keep warm! What else can I say... This is the season of thermosocks, spice chai, frozen windshields and many layers. For those who are not hibernating just yet, here's a weekly dose of entertainment:

Bioluminescent Bacteria Lamp
I want one! Hopefully no bacteria were hurt in this lighting experiment, and they were all paid accordingly before being let go home into the Mediterranean. (By Teresa van Dongen, via TheFoxIsBlack)
Glowy Zoey Costume version 2.0
Simple as a stick person and brilliant as RGB LEDs idea, also reacts to sound. Video
Ferrofluid as Album art
Ferrofluid can be strikingly psychedelically beautiful too. Especially if given some color. (Via Laughing Squid)
Wax Motors
A comprehensive teardown of a wax motor. (Via Hackaday)
An Aerial Laser Display
Seems a little seizure-inducing at the moment, but looks like it has big potential. (Via Colossal)
LED Wood Clock
Wish it was shown with the lights off/at night.. (Via Imgur)


December 21, 2015
Monday New Product: Timing Belt & B...

GT2 Timing Belt, sold by meter $8.02 Sold by the meter up to 10M in length! If you want a 5M length, order 5. 608ZZ Double-Shielded Bearing, 8x22x7mm $1.07 For Bearings Sake! Let it slide! 693ZZ double-shielded bearing, 3x8x4mm $1.34 Friction Be Gone! These bearings will let you slide! MF83ZZ Flanged double-shielded bearing, 3x8x3mm $1.34 […]

June 21, 2005
New Treads...nummy!

We've got an inventory in of treads, cogs, and idlers that mate up with our GM2/3/8/9 gear motors! You wanna build a photovore or Herbie with attitude? Get at it! You may want to pay special attention to the GMTPkg tread deal. It includes a pair of GM2/3/8/0 style gear motors, so you're ready to […]

September 2, 2011
Closed Monday Sept 5, New Product

Labour Day. Do be honest, I don't even know what the big deal is. I mean, most of society does it (labourizing) for a living. What's the big deal? Apparently we need to celebrate it. That's right, rejoice about that thing that we do practically every day. And the way we celebrate it, go figure, […]

March 23, 2016
Wednesday Links: New Materials, Music Ma...

Liquid Metal to Make Stretchable Electronics The elastic tech has huge potential for wearable tech, mobile devices, and even electronic "smart clothing." New Material Inspired by Geometric Patterns Inspired by the intricate geometries and repetitive patterns found in Islamic art, researchers at McGill University developed a material with new properties. (Via ZME Science) Kinematic Petals […]

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