Category: Mashup

A Great Robot Costume

Ciminyjicket created a great robot costume that can be made from scrap wood, cardboard, and PVC pipe.  The effect is really great. Here are the build notes… Uploaded to YouTube by criminyjicket http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHGtiRo7_gc Retrieved Tuesday 4th October 2011 9:28 am…

Beginning Robotics – Resistors

If you have ever taken an electronic gadget apart, you have probably seen these guys: This is a resistor.  From the name you might guess what a resistor does: it resists the flow of electric current.  Resistors are kind of…

World’s Largest Machine

The Bagger 288, built by the German company Krupp for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine. When its construction was completed in 1978, Bagger 288 superseded NASA’s Crawler-Transporter, used to carry…