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Using Your Headphones as a Mic

So here’s something you probably didn’t know: If you’re ever in a pinch for a microphone, to record something quickly when the quality doesn’t really matter, you can always use a pair of headphones. Say WHAT? Yep, it’s true! A microphone is the same as a speaker. The diaphragm of the driver of the headphones [...]

How To Build a Tesla Coil

I used to love playing with the Tesla Coils at the mall but never wanted to fork over the cash for one. Now this helpful guide will show me how to build my own Tesla Coil right at home. However please be careful: Bring it outside for its first run, as it really isn’t safe to [...]

Tesla Coil Christmas Tree

Tesladownunder (aka Peter Terren) is the contributor of a number of items of high voltage arty goodness to Neatorama. Remember the Modern Thinker and sparks around a car? His latest is a colorful 2 minute long exposure that looks most unlike a Tesla coil and marginally like an Xmas tree (but much better than the 2007 Tesla [...]