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DIY Giant Joystick!

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Check out this cool DIY GIANT Joystick! The author explains what went into making the device, using lamp cover from home depot, LEDs, and other electrical circuits.

Might be a great way to make a giant joystick for your kids.

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Iron Man DIY – How to Make an Iron Man Beam Blaster!

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Here’s a really cool DIY Iron Man Beam Blaster you can build yourself.  The device emits high levels of LED/Xenon flashlights, which can surely be frightening for your wife, kids, and dogs/cats.

Built with parts from a disposable camera, this could surely be a great weapon in blinding your enemies.

The function of this circuit is to gradually step up the 3V source up until 330V, and releasing the stored charges very rapidly when triggered. High current and voltage are needed to energi

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How to Make a GIANT DIY Slip-N-Slide! [Weekend Fun]

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For those of you who have a big hill near your house, perhaps your own backyard, you can take some of that sizzling summer heat off yourself by building yourself one of these GIANT DIY Slip-N-Slide using rolls of plastic sheeting.

Overall, it was a nice DIY project that turned out to be a very impressive slide.  For about the same price as you pay for those commercial Slip ‘n Slides, we made our own that will last a lot longer, is a lot longer and wider, and is sure to be a hit with the other kids in our family (and probably the parents too!).

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Barbie Girl Scavenger Hunt!

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For those of you who live in the cities San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City, you might be interested in their latest Barbie Girl Scavenger Hunt.

You must follow Barbie’s actions through FourSquare.com and be the first person to show up in the location.  You can win a Barbie Video Girl and

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LED DIY – How to Make LED Shoes!

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For people who walk in the dark/night often and for people who want to look extra cool at the clubs on the weekends, you can build yourself one of these LED shoes!

Remember those awesome light up shoes you had when you were a kid?  Now you can turn your own shoes into a work of art!  Wear these painted LED shoes out and you will be the center of any party.  Its super easy!

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DIY FPGA Sega Emulator!

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For those of you with an FPGA board, you should be happy to learn that sega can now be emulated pretty darn well on it.

I probably rather go play Sega on my HTC Evo 4G, Droid X or Nexus One but for those of you still in school studying FPGA (like I did a decade ago), will want to take some breaks with this

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Super Mario Bros in Legos! [Video]

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This is indeed amazing, 1500 hours of moving legos and shooting photos.   Brilliant.

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Optimus Prime Recycled from Old Trucks! [Wowsers]

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Optimus Prime found in China!

Need I say more?

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Water Walking Ball!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-swylamEZo

For those of you who want to defy gravity and walk on water, there’s a solution for that, Water Walking Ball! ($499)

This revolutionary air-tight sphere will give you 20 minutes of freedom over any type of water and you will need to “refresh” the air so you don’t die from suffocation.

If they can somehow make breathing a bit easier and perhaps make it a bit safer, this could be a fun device to perhaps surf the waves on the ocean.

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IR Hack – How to Make a DIY Infrared IR Jammer!

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Tired of fighting your brother or sister for the control of the TV remote control?  Do not worry as your revenge is finally here, you can build yourself one of these nifty DIY Infrared IR Jammers, which will pretty much make any TV remote control come to a screeching halt and your family members won’t know why their remote is so broke.

The IR Jammer is a fun project that provides a bit of safe, non-destructive fun. The Infrared Remote Control Jammer allows you to re

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