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Build your own singing Tesla coil

TinyTesla allows anyone to build a Tesla coil that shoots arcs of electricity and plays simple MIDI music files.

By July 21, 2014

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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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Could this hypervelocity coil launch ships into space?

It looks like an enormous mosquito coil, but the Slingatron is designed to be a cheaper way to put bulk cargo into orbit.

By July 23, 2013

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Thor's hammer gets a Tesla coil, puts out 80,000 volts

According to comic book legend, Thor's hammer can summon lightning. A couple of makers decided to make that concept real with an assist from a Tesla coil.

By May 3, 2013

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Robotic power cord coils itself

With advanced safety features and automatic cable retraction, the RoboReel is no ordinary extension cord.

By April 26, 2013

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Giant, fire-breathing animatronic dragon storms the Bastille (well, Nantes)

La Machine's latest animatronic puppet is a giant, walking, fire-breathing dragon that took to the street of Nantes, France for a spectacular test debut.

By September 2, 2014

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Watch a Faraday cage dress take a million volts of electricity

Fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht built a dress that can protect the wearer while taking a million volts from giant Tesla coils.

By August 10, 2014

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Apple iWatch may offer wireless charging

A Chinese manufacturer of wireless charging coils has reportedly sent them to Apple for certification for the much-rumored smartwatch.

By May 29, 2014

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'Magneto' boots let X-Men wannabe walk on ceiling

Yes kids, you too can have X-Men-like powers if you study hard and have just the right amount of mad scientist in you.

By May 22, 2014

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May the 4th fun: Craft a Princess Leia look

Celebrate Star Wars Day wearing a headband with that Princess Leia je ne sais quoi. Crave's Bonnie Burton shows you how to craft headgear so simple even a Wookiee could make it.

By April 29, 2014