DIY Steadicam

How to make a ~$25.00 Steadicam for your hand held camera. Starting with a parts list of things I purchased from Lowes.



Lunabotics 2012

My second time participating in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition and we won!



Lunabotics 2011

My first time participating in the NASA Lunbotics Mining Competition.



Tornado - April 27, 2011

On April 27, 2011 Several devastating storms tore across the South Eastern United States. One storm spawned a tornado that passed through Tuscaloosa, Alabama and The University of Alabama. It created a path straight through my apartment complex, and me. Here is a video of the tornado shortly before it reached us.



Stereo Cooler

I essentially stole this idea after seeing it at a friends party. However, I think that I improved on the concept some. Basically it is a regular cooler with a car battery and car stereo / car radio built in. This write up should serve as a decent How-To build a ...



Portable Potato Cannon

The old potato cannon was a littleā€¦ well bulky. Whenever I could get it out (required a pickup or trailer) it definitely made a crowd. However, there were just too many times that I wished it were a little more portable so I could take it more places. That spawned ...



Microcontroller Launcher

An Arduino powered model rocket or firework launcher. Requires passcode and key to operate variable launch sequence.



High Altitude Glider

This is a project that I have been working on (mentally) for quite some time now. It is great that I am actually making progress after several years of thought organizing. Basically I want to make a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that will be attached to a weather balloon and ...



Hard Drive Speakers

Pushing audio signals through Hard Drive coils creates sound!



Portable PC

OK so this originally started out being a car-puter. But after realizing my true needs, it was apparent that a carputer would be overkill. However, I had already purchased most everything for it so I had to find something to use them for. That is when t struck me that ...