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News: World's Smallest 3D Printer Makes Super Tiny Solid Objects

If you liked the idea of cutting duplicate keys from a personal 3D printer, then you might be interested to know that researchers at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria have successfully designed the smallest 3D printer to date. The prototype device is smaller than a shoebox and weighs only 3.3 pounds. It uses stereolithography compared to the RepRap's extruding molten plastic, and it's not a self-replicating machine and costs a bit more, at nearly $1,800 each. But compare that to ...

How To: Play "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John on piano

Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play Elton John's "Tiny Dancer." While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Tiny Dancer" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!

How To: Make tiny origami stars

Looking for an easy craft project? With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a tiny paper star using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own tiny stars (which work wonderfully in garlands or as party decorations), watch this free origami lesson.

How To: Make a mini milkshake for a doll & dollhouse

This short video explains how to create a mini milkshake for a doll. Using Elmer's Probond Stainable Wood Filler is preferable because it happens to already be the right color, although using this brand is not absolutely required-any wood filler would do. You can find this at a hardware store. If tiny cups are not at your disposal, don't worry! Our presenter shows us how to use a bead cap in the tiny cup's place. Fill the bead cap with the wood filler, and then using a tiny spoon that can be ...

How To: Make tiny paper stars from folded paper with origami

With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a small paper star using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own tiny stars (which work wonderfully as party decorations), watch this free origami lesson.

How To: Make the world's loudest alarm clock

In this video, we learn how to make the world's loudest alarm clock. If your alarm clock does not wake you up, this is for you! First, you will need to take apart your alarm clock and find the wires that are connected to the tiny speaker that is inside of it. After this, grab two very large horns that have enough decibels to wake you up. Now, find an old 12 volt ac adapter and solder two wires from the adapter to the spot where the alarm sends signals to the alarm clock. Now, test out your al...

How To: Create teenie tiny solar insect robots

Create teenie tiny solar robots with Bre Pettis of Make Magazine. Learn to make little teeny tiny robots called beambots that are powered by the sun! One of the great things about these little solar powered bots is that you can make them from scavenged materials. Use parts from broken electronics and bring them back to life as little robots! If you are not an expert in circuits, you will need books and pdf's to supplement this video.

How To: Hack the HTC DROID ERIS smartphone's cardboard box into the Android Bot logo

This is actually quite amazing. If you own an HTC DROID ERIS cell phone, then that cardboard container it came in can be turned into that tiny, but terrific Google Android Bot. The Android Bot logo is known across the world now, and it's odd that their box can be broken down perfectly to recreate it. Was this on purpose, or accident? Anyway, Nextraker found the secret, and he's going to show you how it's down. With just a few basic cuts, you too can have your own little green Bot.

How To: Make a retro ray gun prop for film or costumes

It's funny how unevenly the real world keeps pace with science fiction. Smartphones have capabilities that Gene Roddenberry never imagine a portable device could have, but guns still use tiny powder cartridges to launch hunks of metal at things. The phasers, ray guns, and blasters of Star Wars, Star Trek, and other sci-fi works have yet to appear. Don't let that hold you back! This video will show you how to make a cool retro ray gun prop that you can use with a Halloween costume or in a film...

How To: Paint your American Girl dolls' nails

In this video, we learn how to paint your American Girl dolls' nails. First, stand your doll up and then dip a tiny paintbrush into nail polish remover. After this, put some nail polish onto another tiny brush. Then start to paint the toes using the tiny paintbrush. If you make a mistake, just use the other brush to remove the nail polish. Don't put too much polish on the brush, or it will get messy and turn out badly. Repeat this process on the fingernails when you are done with the toes. Fr...

How To: Create "Tiny Planets" in Photoshop

In this video, we learn how to create tiny planets in Photoshop. First, unlock your background layer and create a line in the middle of the image. Now, select the bottom that is underneath the line and drag it down to the bottom of the canvas. After this, make your image into a square by resizing the image with your tools. After this, you will need to rotate the image 180 degrees, then select "polar coordinates" in the distort tools. After this, you can rotate your canvas back around 180 degr...

How To: Make mini drinks out of polymer clay for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination teaches viewers how to make various drinks, such as beer, milk, lemonade, and coffee, for their miniature dollhouse. First, you need to go to the crafts store and get a pack of 5 piece filigree tubes (you can pick whatever color you'd like). Take a tiny piece of clay and stick it into the filigree tube. Smooth out the clay inside with a paintbrush to make a tiny cup. First, to make a mug of coffee you need triple thick clear glaze black chalk. Mix the two together and ta...

How To: Make a tiny tiara for a princess-themed birthday cake

Interested in making a tiny tiara topper for a princess-themed cake? This clip will show you precisely how to go about making one. It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about ten minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own tiara, watch this video guide.

How To: Make a replica FG-42 machine gun for Lego figures

The FG-42 machine gun is one of the many brilliantly-designed weapons the Nazi war machine produced during its misguided attempt to take over the world. If you want to make a WWII battles set out of Legos, having some tiny versions of these guns will make your Nazi pieces much more historically accurate and intimidating. This video features detailed instructions for modifying one of the Lego Storm Trooper guns as common as raindrops to look like a FG-42 using only some common hobby tools.

News: Teeny Tiny Winter Terrariums

Design Sponge has posted some very pretty, tiny terrariums and air plants to brighten up these cold winter months. Buy them through Etsy seller Tortoise Loves Donkey or make your own. Scroll down for Design Sponge's terrarium how-to.

How To: Use bank shots to get off the wall in foosball

Foosball, the tiny table-based version of soccer, is one of the most popular games in fraternity houses and bars across America. It's great for bringing four people together, and is easy to learn but difficult to master. If you're looking to improve you game, watch this video. It will show you how to use bank shots to score more foosball goals and make you opponent look silly.

How To: Score goals with aerial shots in foosball

Foosball, the tiny table-based version of soccer, is one of the most popular games in fraternity houses and bars across America. It's great for bringing four people together, and is easy to learn but difficult to master. If you're looking to improve you game, watch this video. It will show you how to lift the ball off the table for aerial shots, which look really flashy and will score you goals if you can pull them off.

How To: Use brush passing to control the game in foosball

Foosball, the tiny table-based version of soccer, is one of the most popular games in fraternity houses and bars across America. It's great for bringing four people together, and is easy to learn but difficult to master. If you're looking to improve you game, watch this video. It will show you how you can use brush passing to confuse your opponent and win more games.

How To: Score goals with a snake or rollover shot in foosball

Foosball, the tiny table-based version of soccer, is one of the most popular games in fraternity houses and bars across America. It's great for bringing four people together, and is easy to learn but difficult to master. If you're looking to improve you game, watch this video. It will show you how to use a snake or rollover shot to get more points and defeat your foosponent.

How To: Score foosball goals with the pull shot

Foosball, the tiny table-based version of soccer, is one of the most popular games in fraternity houses and bars across America. It's great for bringing four people together, and is easy to learn but difficult to master. If you're looking to improve you game, watch this video. It will show you how a foosball pull shot works, and how you can use several different variations on the pull to score more goals.

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