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OpenROV, how to explore the depths with an open source submarine

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Many people owe their passion for the seabed to the documentaries of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, but times change, and watching documentaries is no longer enough. In the era of ‘makers’, the next star of the depths may well be OpenROV, the open source underwater robot accessible to all. Diving is an amazing activity – have…
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The 10 best DIY lamps available today

8. nay lamp

After seeing these photos, it’s difficult to agree that lamps are boring objects. The light bulbs themselves might remain unchanged, but everything that surrounds them can assume incredible forms. And there’s more: beyond the original design that makes each of these lamps unique, there are also 3D printing techniques and integrated Open Source hardware. Have…
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How to build a do-it-yourself submarine at the age of 18

Justin Beckerman

In his spare time, when he isn’t doing his homework, eighteen-year-old Justin Beckerman is an inventor. His latest creation is a submarine: it cost him $2000 and it really works. It’s not a radio-controlled model craft, but a manoeuvrable, fully-functioning prototype for a single passenger. The young man comes from New Jersey (here is his…
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Five DIY ideas for role play and cosplay

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Dismissing them as nerds is unforgivable flippancy. It often seems that role-players and cosplayers live in a galaxy far, far away, but in reality there are creatives and fabbers among them able to create phenomenal costumes from makeshift materials. For example, have you ever thought about how to use a plastic bowl for the costume of Bane?…
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5 DIY ideas from the Wi-Fi amplifier to toys

toy IT

Hands up if you’ve always underestimated the usefulness of cans. Well, think again. A few weeks ago, we put forward five ideas (some crazier than others) to test out your skills as a maker. There, we saw how you can turn a can into a survival camp stove. This time, we aim higher, but there…
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