Make It: DIY Magnetic Silly Putty!

created at: 06/14/2011

Just because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean you can’t enlighten some minds with science!  I mean c’mon, kids of all ages are fascinated by silly putty, add some magnetism to that equation and BAM!  You’ve just blown a few minds.  What more coud you ask for?    

If blowing minds and tossing some education into the mix of summer activities sounds like a good idea, here’s the DIY project for you.  Instructables user mikeasaurus aka Mike Warren shows us how to turn regular old silly putty into a mind-melding magnetic toy.   Continue Reading

8 Free Photography eBooks

Knowing is half the battle…and not paying for it is the other half. Be sure to peep thess FREE e-books on one of Curbly’s fave media, photography. These ain’t no one page folded booklet pdfs, these are BOOKS, and they’re FREE, and they’re GOOD.

1. Tinker Tubes – Personal Lighting Systems by Dean Collins

2. Lighting 101 by David Hobby

3. JPG Magazine by 8020 Publishing

4. The Image-Space Tips and Tricks collection by Joe Barrett

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