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Custom Segways – Segways Hacked! – Heavy Duty Segway and Segway Centaur!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ny6UFRvRXss

This heavy duty segway features like 6 car rims, which probably slows it down but innovative.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l486tKKIifY

And check out this Segway Centaur, it’s the shi*!

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DIY HACK How To Hack An RFID Credit Card For $8!

This video shows how vulnerable an RFID credit card is because it’s not very well encrypted signals. I am sure the makers of RFID credit cards will change this soon but until then, make sure to keep your RFID credit cards in your metal business case or an Altoids can. Great thing, I am still old-school and haven’t used an RFID credit card.[

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Beer Stock Market – Internet User Venture Capital!

Beer Stock Market - Internet User Venture Capital!

Hi all,I’ve been busy building this “online stock” market over at SiteHoppin.com.

Go check it out as we just launched it…and I need some rest from 5 straight days of ridiculous coding…

SiteHoppin Beer Stocks are “internet stocks”, we call IUVC (Internet User Venture Capital), that allow you to buy into our new company without having to invest millions, unlike

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DIY HACK – How to make your own open source motor controller!

DIY HACK - How to make your own open source motor controller!

Check out this cool little hack, it’s an open-source motor controller for an electric bike. There’s no pictures of a finished version but can’t wait to see this circuit in action!

n brief the PicOx is a PicAxe 08M based digital Controller that performs an ADC of a Hall-effect throttle and an ADC of a Hall-based current sensor. These two parameters determine the โ€œMarkโ€ value of a 15Khz PWM signal that does the swit

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DIY HACK – How to make a cheap Lie Detector!

DIY How to make a cheap Lie Detector!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/947948/fun_with_a_lie_detector/

Here’s a funny cheap lie detector you can make. I don’t know if it really works since there’s no circuit diagrams but you can find lots of lie detector circuit diagrams on the internet like this one I found in about 5 seconds:

Yes, these lie detectors probably won’t work on cats, maybe try dogs. ๐Ÿ™‚

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DIY HACK – How to make your own UPS for your computer and other peripherals during power outage!

DIY HACK - How to make your own UPS for your computer and other peripherals during power outage!

The other day, my home had power-outage for like 6 hours. I could go buy a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply), or I can make my own UPS using a car battery.

Well, I am just hoping this DIY UPS lasts 6 hours so I can keep using my spare laptop, which shouldn’t need that much power anyways to run off the UPS. But if I tried

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DIY Toilet HACK – HOWTO re-use dirty water as toilet water!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrGyG8pGFMo

We found this through one of the commentors, this is a great idea if you are really about saving some earth’s precious energies.

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Wii HACK – Wiimote Curtain Control!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSMJiGPPzGM

Haha, this one is cool one to have.

The curtain control system is an existing system from Goelst and is called “G-Rail 6200”. Normally it is controlled by infrared or wallswitches. However, it can also be controlled with a CAN bus. I used this CAN bus to interface with an old PC.

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DIY HACK – HOWTO turn your cellphone into a Taser Camera Gun!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTUio1h-Lfg

Here’s a funny hack using a cellphone, wires, and a 16pF capacitor.

Take one SonyEricsson K800i, rewire the capacitor (which feeds the camera flash) with a pair of 16uf caps and you have a cell phone capable of dumping those farads into a human body. Just take a photo using the camera’s xenon flash and shoot.

If you can’t read the multimeter in murk of what looks like a typical teenager’s bedroom, it shows 300 volts. Cameron20020, the video’s creator, describes it thus:

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DIY Linksys HACK – HOWTO tweak your router to go 10 times faster!

DIY HACK - Is your Linksys router dying on you?

If you are like most folks who don’t know about DD-WRT and your Linksys router is dying on you, it’s time to switch your OS to DD-WRT.

DD-WRT also works on over 80 other routers, so be sure to check the supported devices list here.

DD-WRT is basically an aftermarket linux firmware for your Linksys router. It’s

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