Random Friday: What We ARRRrrrrrrrrrr

Arrrrrr’, on this Talk Like a Pirate Day, we be presentin’ one of our previous Random Friday logs in pirate-speak. Tip o’ me cap to this translator. Random Fridee: What We Bake 5 In this pita bread recipe, we use a stove fer heatin’ th’ bread instead o’ a hot oven. Our stove be at … Read more

Solar Organ

Wind chimes are one nature-powered music device, but here is another: a solar thermal organ. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv0ulNLRkWM [video link] Parabolic reflectors power thermoacoustic variable-pitch pipe resonators. In another video the creator describes how the sun can cast shadows on arrays of thermal organs, changing sound as the sun moves. [kudos Make:]

Saw Electric

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9z8fGGIbQaA] T J Hill demonstrates handsaw with contact mike and guitar effects. Very nice. Related post: Continuous Pitch [via Make: blog]