28 Feb '16, 5pm

7 Ambitious Automotive-Themed DIY Projects: Car tinkerers come up with some clever DIY

Call it obsession or too much time on your hands, some people love tinkering with their automobiles. Even if electronics intimidates, that compulsion to add features to the car for fun or just curiosity gets their project muses up and running. In some cases, the only outcome is reinvention of the wheel. Check it out our short list of automotive hobby projects. Professional engineers and especially automotive engineers may get a kick out of some of the projects. G-force meter (Source: http://www.motor-hotels.eu/gforce/ ) This hobbyist wanted a way to measure the side to side g-force experienced by a vehicle while turning. According to the author of this board, the best sports cars can only handle about 1 g of force. Exceed what the vehicle can handle (almost certainly far less that 1g) and the tires will break free from the road. An Attiny26 microcontroller supplies all of ...

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10 DIY projects that reuse your old glass bottles

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mnn.com 17 Feb '16, 6pm

In some cities, recycling glass bottles isn't as simple as you might think. In fact, some of those bottles end up in landf...