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How to Hack Verizon Mobile Hotspot on Droid Bionic to Get Free Wifi Tethering!

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For those of you on Verizon’s grandfathered plans, you might be happy to learn that the new Droid Bionic can give you free wifi tethering simply by changing a line of code in Droid Bionic’s database.

To do this, you will need a rooted Droid Bionic and get SQLite Editor app ($2.99) off Market.

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How to ROOT Galaxy S2!

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My friend recently brought over a European/Asian version of Samsung Galaxy S2 Android smartphone, I couldn’t resist to root the phone to give his phone superpowers. You can read up on full step-by-step instructions on how to root your Galaxy S2.

Btw, Galaxy S2 is the thinnest smartphone I’ve ever touched and probably the fastest/best phone I’ve tried, highly recommended.

Here’s also a hands-on review of the Galaxy S2 phone I made the other day:

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How to Make a DIY SMS Text Party LED Scroller!

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Using a Google Voice account, a web server, BetaBrite scrolling LED, Brian Gaut from Plasma2002.com has created a DIY party LED scroller that lets your friends and guests to SMS text sorta like those large displays at shows and events.

Best of all, Brian posted all of his PHP code so you can easily replicate it, you only have to buy the parts.

After testing the sign at a party held at home, I noticed that people really seemed to enjoy it. One part of it that led to people enjoying it was the fa

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How to Make a DIY Nightvision Sniper Rifle!

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For those of you who need a better nightvision perhaps for hunting rifles or maybe just for some fun in the dark like ghosthunting, you might want to check out YouTube user SnyperCats’s latest project where she attaches a nightvision camcorder, IR flashlight, and IR illuminator to her rifle that allows her to pinpoint targets hundreds of feet away in pitch dark.

Here’s a video that shows you the nightvision sniper rifle used to control rat populations:

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How to Make a Tree Climbing Arduino Robot!

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Here’s the coolest robot of the week you can build, a tree climbing Arduino robot!  I love this idea and would like to take the concept further by adding some wireless cameras so I can snoop on the baby birds hatching. See Instructables for full instructions on how to make one yourself.

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How to Make DIY Animatronic Mouth Robot!

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Want to make yourself a DIY animatronic mouth robot?  Check out PyroElectro.com’s instructions on how to build one of these using PIC controller and servos.

In this tutorial I will show you two simple methods for building a believable robotic mouth. One articulated and moveable, the other an LCD flashing design. Both animatronic mouth designs create a believable illusion for your animatronic robot and can be built on a modest DIY budget.

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How to Build a Music-Syncing LED Display!

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Next time you listen to your favorite dubstep music (one of my favorite genres btw), you will definitely want to enhance your listening experience by building yourself a music-syncing LED display that will sync to every beat and it’s a great project that anyone can tackle.

See full HOWTO at Wired.com

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How to Make a DIY Music-Syncing Dancing Robot!

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I’ve always wanted to do this, jazz up my night time with dancing robots that sync to your music.

You can check out full instructions at Make. Also, there’s a guide on using low-cost solenoids to save you a bit more money while building one of these DIY dancing robots. via ma

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How to Erase CDs using Electricity!

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I’ve been subscribing to YouTube user Photonicinduction for couple days now and he’s got some really interesting videos where he uses a ton of volts of electricity dangerous enough to vaporize several human beings instantly.

Anyways, one of his video shows how to erase CDs using a ton of electricity, check it out.

P.S. I wonder how much his energy bill is every month, probably nearing thousands. Check

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How to Make a Korean Clay Pot Hang-Ah-Ri!

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The other day I was searching on YouTube for some Korean clay pot information as I am currently making some great Korean rice wine with my new Korean Clay Pot, also called “Hang-Ah-Ri” or “Onggi” in Korean. Well, I found Adam Field who spent 10 months in South Korea as an apprentice under master Korean clay pot makers.

Check out this video as Adam builds a Korean clay pot from ground up, it’s pretty awesome.

Why Korean clay pots?

Korean clay pots has been used by Koreans for centuries to ferment their foods like kimchi, soy

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