UNLEASH YOUR INNER MAD SCIENTIST!"Wonderful. I learned a lot reading the detailed but easy to understand instructions."--BoingBoingThis wickedly inventive guide explains how to design and build 15 fiendishly fun electronics projects. Filled with photos and illustrations, 15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius includes step-by-step directions, as well as a construction primer for those who are new to electronics projects.Using easy-to-find components and equipment, this do-it-yourself book shows you how to create a variety of mischievous gadgets, such as a remote-controlled laser, motorized multicolored LEDs that write in the air, and a surveillance robot. You'll also learn to use the highly popular Arduino microcontroller board with three of the projects.15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius:Features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrationsCovers essential safety measuresReveals the scientific principles behind the projectsRemoves the frustration factor--all required parts are listed, along with sourcesBuild these devious devices to amaze your friends and confound your enemies!Coil gunTrebuchetPing pong ball minigunMini laser turretBalloon-popping laser gunTouch-activated laser sightLaser-grid intruder alarmPersistence-of-vision displayCovert radio bugLaser voice transmitterFlash bombHigh-brightness LED strobeLevitation machineSnailbotSurveillance robotEach fun, inexpensive Evil Genius project includes a detailed list of materials, sources for parts, schematics, and lots of clear, well-illustrated instructions for easy assembly. The larger workbook-style layout and convenient two-column format make following the step-by-step instructions a breeze.VIDEOS, PHOTOS, AND SOURCE CODE ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.DANGEROUSLYMAD.COMMake Great Stuff!TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.