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How to Install A Chandelier!

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Ever wonder if you could a chandelier to your rooms with no hanging lights? If you have access to your attic, this might not be such a hard task so long as you have some tools and wire up some power lines to your desired room.

Here’s three great videos on YouTube that can help you install a chandelier:

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Airport Prank at Dallas Airport!

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Ever get stuck at an airport? Watch this hilarious video of Joe Ayala and Larry Chen (photographers for Speedhunters and Drifotos) who got stuck at Dallas Airport with their $30,000 camera equipment and decided to make a movie about airport pranking. Wait, did they forget to plank?

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How to Make an Android Bluetooth Garage Door Opener!

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Here’s a really simple garage door opener which you can easily to yourself to make an Android bluetooth garage door opener using a bluetooth headset and transistor.

The idea is simple that a bluetooth headset’s amplifier produces a small signal when connected by your Android device, that can be connected to your garage door’s motorhead signal inputs and voila, you’ve got an Android garage door opener with no programming, just hit connect/disconnect on your phone.  Brilliant!

The author has even wrote a

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Digital Electronic Peephole!

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Here’s another useful gadget for the home, especially if you tend to leave your wife and kids alone while you are at work, a digital electronic peephole that lets you see your visitors at the push of a button via its LCD.

Traditional peepholes had the problem that sometimes your visitors can tell if someone is home or not, this one effectively solves that problem by using a camera and LCD.

Now, if you wa

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HP WiFi Mouse Launched!

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Here’s a brilliant idea of the century, why not make a wifi mouse that makes use of your computer/laptop’s existing WiFi card?

This new HP WiFi mouse does exactly that, no receivers needed, works off your existing WiFi card.

I’ve been wondering why no one has thought of this before, your computer’s existing wireless card can cover much bigger range than bluetooth or the fake 2.4Ghz receivers.

But finally it’s here, get the

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iPhone-Controlled DIY Disappearing Kitchen Island!

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For those of you looking to add more space to your kitchen, you might want to take a look at what Tim Thaler did by building an iPhone-controlled disappearing kitchen island.  Simply genius!

After weeks of online research, Mr. Thaler decided a hydraulic scissor lift would make his dream possible. New, the 500-pound piece of machinery costs close to $4,500, but Thaler was able to find a used model on eBay for $380, including shipping. The lift sits in a uti

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How to get 300Mbps Connection on Wireless N Dual-Band Router!

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I’ve recently bought a new Linksys E4200 Wireless N dual-band router that works on dual-band, 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz (which is a really great router btw, highly recommended).

Well, I’ve connected my main desktop via Wireless N to my new router but my Windows 7 indicates that I am only connected at 130Mbps.

To see your Wireless connection speed on Windows, right click on your wi

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How to Make a Solar Charged Kobo eReader!

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Do you have an eReader such as a Kobo or a Kindle that you read often under the sunlight, perhaps at the beach on your smoke breaks?

If so, you might be interested in turning some of that UV rays into charging your eReader as one user did with his Kobo eReader, attaching a 80mA output solar cells to the back of the unit.

Although most eReaders do have good battery life but this could be a good application to refer if you have similar projects.

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Wireless LED Floodlight Review!

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Recently, I’ve been looking for floodlight replacement for my house because the old one was breaking and didn’t work all that well.

Well, I went to Home Depot and they had a bunch of them but they all cost like over $100 plus you needed to wire them directly to your home’s AC power.

After doing some more research with solar LED lights and other floodlights, I found this great little wireless L

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American Airlines Adding Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablets to First Class!

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Want to test drive out the new Galaxy Tab 10.1?  If you fly first class on American Airlines often, you should be expecting to get a chance to demo these units as American Airlines will be experimenting with customer satisfaction by giving their first class passengers the new tablet devices.

American Airlines is starting to offer Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 units to its first class passengers as an entertainment option during several flights, Mashable is repor

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