posted on 02/11/2013 9:12:15 PM PST
When the computer sparks the electrodes, the methane and oxygen explode, turning into carbon dioxide and water and releasing a lot of energy. The downward force from the explosion makes the robot jump
The activator "pull" switch is conveniently located in the robot's right index finger.
posted on 02/11/2013 9:16:02 PM PST
by Alex Murphy
("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
I’m pretty sure I was doing something similar with a tennis ball, propane and a pringles can when I was kid....
posted on 02/11/2013 9:16:57 PM PST
I was going to reply with some snark about having 8 of these in my truck outside, but figured I’d spare you because I’m sure someone will find it interesting.
posted on 02/11/2013 9:18:30 PM PST
(Buy more ammo.)
Very interesting! We must have similar interests, since this is the second post of yours that I’ve clicked on tonight.
Contributing to global warming!!!!!
To: El Gato; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Robert A. Cook, PE; lepton; LadyDoc; jb6; tiamat; PGalt; Dianna; ...
posted on 02/11/2013 10:05:25 PM PST
( Xin loi min oi)
I can make one of these by eating enough beans, and I’ve got the ‘soft valve’ as well. Mine can be varied to change the pitch of the escaping gas.
posted on 02/11/2013 10:19:10 PM PST
(The monsters are due on Maple Street)
Picturing the stunning advancements now possible in various industries: The Creepy-Crawler sector, Fake Vomit industry... perhaps even the Faux Doggy Poo manufactures.
posted on 02/12/2013 12:14:39 AM PST
(When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
could you make an internal combustion engine out of sodium and water?
posted on 02/12/2013 11:14:07 AM PST
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