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How to Get Long Battery Life on the HTC Evo 3D with 1.728Ghz Overclocking!

Looking for the best ROM on the HTC Evo 3D with overclocking? I’ve got my Evo 3D overclocked to 1.728Ghz dual-core and also with even longer battery life than stock 1.2Ghz dual-core.

How?

Check out Viper ROM, RCMix kernel, and use the OC daemon inside Viper ROM to underclock when your phone is in sleep mode.

For full details, check out my post at HTCEvoHacks.com.

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How to Run Homebrew Wii Applications on your Wii with LetterBomb!

By hacking your Wii with LetterBomb, you can now run cool homebrew Wii applications that can turn your Wii into an open-source media center, FTP server, and a whole lot more. (See list of homebrew applications.)

If this type of thing is your cup of tea/coffee, we highly suggest you to start hacking your Wii.

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How to Make a Resin-Based Color-Changing DIY Door Handle!

Using layers of resin and a strip of color-changing RGB LEDs, folks at OvniLab.com have created a magnificent-looking door handle that looks very modern and would be more suited for a nightclub as it’s that awesome-lookin’.

The process seems pretty simple enough, make a resin-based door handle, stick a color-changing RGB LEDs on the back of the handle. But you have to give credit, this is a really great idea, thanks to the creators. I will have to definitely put this on my priority list of DIY projects for the future.

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TSA Closes Terminals Over a DIY Mint Tin Project!

TSA recently closed one of its terminals due to a bomb threat (or so they thought it was) and calls in the bomb squad and the FBI.   Of course, this wasn’t actually a bomb but a DIY mint tin project.

The Omaha Police Department’s bomb squad was called after a suspicious-looking item was found in a carry-on bag shortly before noon at the airport’s north checkpoint in Terminal B.

Screening operations were suspended, and the B concourse was evacuated. Operations were not disrupted in Terminal A, according to a Transportation Security Administration official.

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How to Make a DIY Magnetic Lightswitch Keyholder!

For those of you who need to make your living space more efficient, here’s a brilliant idea, place a strong magnet inside your lightswitch and hang your keys magically! While you are at it, you can also switch out your old, inefficient lights with dimmers. (See How to Install Dimmers!) Source

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WASP is a Wireless Aerial Surveillance Drone that can Crack WiFi/GSM on the Fly LITERALLY!

Here’s an incredible hacking machine of the decade you will ever see, it’s a 14-pound, six-foot long, six-foot wingspan unmanned aerial vehicle built by Mike Tassey and Richard Perkins that can crack WiFi while flying in air and also intercept GSM calls from carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T.

What uses for this WASP?

This could be applied in many areas of spying on terrorists. Without them knowing, the drone can intercept their phone calls, SMS text messages, and even know every website they’ve visited.

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How to Make a Custom Sliding TV Mount!

Sometimes making your own custom TV mount could be the only answer or you might be stuck with a TV that’s taking up unnecessary space. For those of you who are trying to customize your TV mount options, take a look at this DIY that shows you how to make a sliding TV mount that allows your TV to slide horizontally.

I wanted a TV mount that I could attach to the upper portion of my entertainment center, but could not find one that would fit without modification, so I do what everyone here does – make my own. I’ll show you how I made mine and hopefully give y

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How to Make a DIY PID-Controlled Crock Pot!

One of the coolest devices for cooking and brewing is a temperature-controlled crock pot.  I actually have a similar project that I am working on using a PID to control the temperature of my Korean rice wine that I brew at home but you can use this example of a DIY PID-controlled crock pot for many applications.

There are some home appliances you simply can’t buy (way too expensive) but you can make them yourself using a PID controller.

What is a PID controller?

PID controller is basically a piece of computer that can control temperature of another electr

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DIY Radioactive NUCLEAR Music!

Ever wonder what radioactive elements would sound like if the isotopes were substituted for music?

Well, Axel Boman has created a website where you can select your favorite radioactive nuclear elements and make your own music. It works rather well and you can create some really soothing sounds.

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What You Could Do with 65,000 AOL CDs!

Everyone probably remembers that AOL sent every household in America at least 3 AOL CDs each back in the 90s and it’s no doubt one of the secrets AOL became so big. And indeed it’s ironic that AOL stopped growing once CD spam became outlawed.

Now, what if you could turn many of those AOL CDs into something useful, like an art exhibit that shows how wasteful CDs are (when used in the wrong way), and this is exactly what architect Clémence Eliard and artist Elise Morin did.

I always thought those pile of CDs would one day prove usefu

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