Quite the handsome DIY camera is it it? I’m not only impressed with his design and execution of the camera but also of his reasoning behind doing it:
My goal is to design and produce a fully-fledged camera, using easily purchased off-the-shelf components, without having to rely on anything pulled from a potentially valuable piece of equipment. A secondary goal is also to make this camera completely open source through rapid-prototyping techniques such as laser cutting and 3D printing, and the Arduino physical computing platform.
OpenCamera – Lux
Remember when we would play with those little balsa wood planes and try to tweak them for better flights? Well this guy has pretty much taken that to a whole new level. I love the attention to detail like giving the wings more lift by warping them with water and an Ace bandage. The video of his flight makes it well worth the effort.
Flying and Improving Your Guillow’s Sky Streak
A relativity new item for the users of the Raspberry Pi micro is here. A low priced high quality digital camera module is just the thing to add to any project your working on.
Raspberry Pi Camera Module Now On Sale, $25 To Add An Eye To Pi Hardware Hack Projects
if you have to have an artificial limb due to either trauma or birth defect you might as well have one with some serious style. I’d personally want exposed gears and pistons and some neon backlighting. This is a wonderful project, I can only hope that other artists and creative types step up and try this medium.
[Via Dude Craft]
alternative limbs – thealternativelimbproject.
A clever narrow Coke vending machine. The video has a few shots of it being built. Will these ever show up in general use? No, probably not but they are pretty neat.
Hell in a Very Thin Handbasket: The Diet Coke Slender Vender – Core77.
Super tiny and super cool LED matrix pendants that display simple animations are a sure sign that the future is going to be even more awesome that most people think!