Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, Revised Edition: Turn a penny into a radio, change milk into plastic, make a dozen STEM projects with everyday things, and other amazing feats (Paperback)
A must-have for fans of Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, this revised and updated edition will help you transform ordinary objects into the extraordinary! Prepare yourself for almost any situation, including 10 never-before-seen projects focused on STEM and Maker initiatives.
Do you know how to make something that can tell whether the $20 bill in your wallet is a fake? Or how to generate battery power with simple household items? Or how to create your own home security system? Science-savvy author Cy Tymony does. More than a simple do-it-yourself guide, this quirky collection uses run-of-the-mill household items and easy-to-follow instructions to build useful devices that are sure to amaze friends and family alike! A favorite reference tool for 16 years, this new revised edition is better equipped than ever as a practical tool to build useful devices and a resource guide for the next generation of makers.
About the Author
Cy Tymony has been creating homemade inventions since childhood. He has appeared on CNN Headline News, ABC's Chicago Morning Show, and NPR's Science Friday with Ira Flatow, and he has been featured in the Chicago Tribune and Future Life magazine. Cy is a technical writer and computer specialist in Los Angeles, California.