Tag Archives: objects

DIY: Lamp To Parabolic Microphone

Here’s a great way to eavesdrop on an unknowing sap’s conversation. Objects in Flux’s Scott Mitchell has turned a vintage lamp into a parabolic microphone for recording. It’s got volume control and a headphone socket mounted in the lamps base. This way, no one other than the headphone wearer gets to hear the goods. And by goods I mean the ...

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Milkscanner Does Exactly What You’re Thinking

I don’t know how Friedrich Kirschner pulled this stunt off but it’s one of the best DIYs I’ve seen in a long time. He essentially constructed a 3-D scanner out of LEGOs, a webcam and milk. Watching the above video, you can see how Friedrich places a figurine into a vat of milk. A picture is taken and a spoonful ...

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