Sunday Project: Wine Bottle-Sized Subatomic Particle Accelerator

Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) televisions may be more than on their way to chill with the dodo bird in the land of extinction, but that doesn't mean the DIY sect amongst us can't enjoy its reto goodness anyway.

Take this latest MAKE project, for example. Using a wine bottle and a few other necessary components, one could have a glowing CRT reacting on-demand.

Just don't go for more than 40 seconds or so, warns Instructables member and project creator Xellers. Why? Damned if I know. When things start glowing my mind stops working. Doctor said something about moth DNA. [Instructables]

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After 40 seconds or so, the warp field will begin to destabilize without a properly aligned plasma manifold.

Damn you, Netflix, and all your streaming Star Trek.