Diy Radiation

Altruistic Hacking : The Rise of the DIY Radiation Detector

Understandably, the tragedy in Japan has substantially risen the level of worldwide radiation-related hysteria. So much so, as an alternative to stampeding health food stores for iodine tablets, crafty individuals and organizations are hacking together personal radiation detec ...more

How To : How Much Radiation Does Your Phone Emit?

Tawkon has developed an app for the iPhone, Android, and Blackberry that measures the radiation levels at any given time. The demonstration below shows how the radiation levels go up for each phone when a "death grip" is applied. What's a death grip, you may ask? A death grip ...more

How To : Deflect ionizing radiation with super magnets

This free video science lesson from YouTube's bionerd23 demonstrates a simple technique for deflecting ionizing radiation through use of super magnets. For all of the relevant details and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started trying this experiment you ...more

How To : Gain weight after radiation therapy

In this tutorial, we learn how to gain weight after radiation therapy. Cancer patients will need a strong focus, because most cancer patients just simply forget to eat. The brain does not tell them they are hungry when sick. First, make sure to eat despite changes in taste, tr ...more

How To : Use radiation detection equipment

In this tutorial, we learn how to use radiation detection equipment. To use the dosimeter, you will remove the cap, then place the pipe on and push down on it. A light will come on, and you can use the knob to zero it. When you look in, you will be able to see it's measured in ...more

How To : Make Amazing 7-Minute Caramels in Your Microwave

There are hundreds of delicious ways to enjoy caramel, from chocolate confections to sticky caramel apples and carnival bags of caramel corn. Caramel might be the special sauce that makes every dessert taste better, but it's also surprisingly simple to make. In about 7 minute ...more

News : Mod a flashlight into an IR night vision light

Record stealthily, in the dark. This hack is simple and will turn any LED flashlight into an infrared night vision light you can use with any video camera. Infrared light is invisible to the human eye, but it will illuminate any area you are shooting. IR radiation is electrom ...more

How To : DIY Stick Welder from Old Microwave Parts

Lurking inside your old junk microwave is an abundance of useful parts that can let you melt metal, spot weld, and make electrifying Jacob's ladders. You can even make a powerful AC arc welder, perfect for making hard-to-solve puzzles and even makeshift weapons for the zombie ...more

How To : Make an LED or a light emitting diode

Take a tour through the world of the light-emitting diode. Learn - who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own. A light-emitting-diode (LED) (pronounced /??li?'di?/),[1] is a semiconductor diode that emits light when an electric current is applied in the forward ...more

How To : Survive Deadly Bites and Stings from Wild Animals

As a follow-up to an earlier post on surviving deadly animal attacks in the wild and another one on relieving a jellyfish sting, listed below are things you should do (and shouldn't do) if you are ever bitten or stung by potentially poisonous wild animals. In general, seek pr ...more

How To : Measure Geomagnetic Storms with a DIY Magnetometer

Interested in taking a few snapshots of the likely auroras from the recent solar flare the Sun sent our way? It's reported that we'll have the biggest solar radiation storm in over 7 years thanks to the Earth-directed CME (coronal mass ejection). But if you live in the right ...more

News : The Hacking of Blackhat, the Movie

A while back, I wrote review of my favorite hacking movies of all time. Two of my key criteria were; (1) how realistic was the hacking, and (2) are the hackers portrayed as the "good guys." This past winter, a new hacker movie was released, appropriately named Blackhat starrin ...more

How To : The Absolute Best Way to Clarify Butter... Period

Ah, butter—the (literally) heart-stopping star of the dairy world. Everything tastes better with it, from pie crusts and cookies to veggies and steaks. Hell, you can even fry things in butter if you want the best-tasting fried foods of your (short) life. Don't Miss: Compound ...more

News : Pop popcorn with your cell phone...NOT!

Watch this first 'tutorial'.FauxTo! Hoax! Con! May 28, 2008, this video was uploaded to YouTube illustrating the popcorn popping power of a circle of ringing mobile phones. Radiation. Amazing. Viral. Millions viewed. Back in 2006, BoingBoing, Diggers, and others had fallen fo ...more

How To : Treat first, second and third degree burns

Burns come in different types (thermal, chemical, electrical and radiation), levels (partial and full) and degrees of severity (first, second and third). Watch this U.S. Navy video to learn how to manage and initially treat burn casualties.

News : Strap-On Tank Converts Any Car Into Badass Monster

One word. Awesome. Wish your Honda had army tank capabilities? Luckily, Russian DIYers have come up with a totally badass conversion kit that uses tank treads to turn your car into a monster. Says PopSci, "As shown in the video below, the system can convert any car, from an ...more

How To : Use iChat in Mac OS X with a free AIM account

In this tutorial, Gary Rosenzweig of MacMost.com shows you how to sign up for a free AOL Instant Messenger account that you can use with iChat on your Mac. Stay in touch with friends and family while avoiding troublesome cell phone radiation with this how-to.

News : How Calcium Sets Off a C Diff Infection

Unfortunately, the very places we go to receive health care put us at risk for becoming infected with superbugs, bacteria exposed to so many antibiotics that they have become immune to their effects. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one such bacteria. It causes inflammation ...more

TSA : Useful or Useless?

Oh yeah, this is a big topic, at-least for me. All the frequent flyers will/should be interested in this topic. I'm sure all of you have heard at-least something about the TSA, and most of it should have been bad. Complaints, lawsuits and general disgust surround this organiza ...more

How To : Use a Geiger counter to measure radioactivity

If you are concerned about radiation levels where you live, you are probably interested in using a Geiger counter to measure them. These videos will explain how to use a Geiger counter to measure radioactivity. Learn the difference between alpha, beta and gamma particles. Part ...more

News : Remote Control Roaches Detect Nukes

Nuclear engineers at Texas A&M have attached radioactivity sensors to the backs of cockroaches, making them remote-controlled. For what purpose? Not necessarily spying, like the cyborg beetles DARPA has developed. Apparently these little suckers are quite well suited for locat ...more

How To : Swap the hard drive on a second-generation iMac G3

bghoo8313 describes how to swap an imac G3 hard drive. Unscrew knob on the hatch on the back of the computer unit. Remove the RAM and the card. Take out 4 screws, 2 on the top and the other 2 under the guard. Pry it open with a screwdriver. Take out the outer screws under the ...more

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