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DIY Underwater Tent!

Somewhere in Nevada, a family has built a DIY underwater tent where they can literally stay under water for hours by the use of oxygen being held inside the tent.

Of course, you probably shouldn’t try this yourself unless you know a bit about scuba diving.

Jordan: Ya, we use a standard scuba tank to fill it, and replenish the air once it gets thin. A standard 68 cu. in.

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Vacuum Hack – How to Make a Vacuum Pump with a Bike Tire Pump!

For some reason if you need a cheap manual vacuum pump, you can make one yourself by reversing the parts on a regular, ol’ bike tire pump.

Of course, what happens next is serious time killing such as shown in this video and all might be well worth your time:

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Circuit Board Pen Makes Your MontBlanc So “Old”!

I am finally starting a new collection of circuit board themed items including a circuit board business card and hopefully a circuit board bench soon.

And yes, add this Circuit Board Pen to that list please, sure beats any expensive

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The Terminator Salvation Arcade SDX Super Deluxe – $19,875!

If you asked me what I’d do with an extra $19,875 in my pocket, I would give you a straight face in your eyes and tell you I want one of these Terminator Salvation Arcade SDX Super Deluxe, that will give you the ultimate experience of being in a Terminator war.  Yup, seriously.

See video of this Terminator arcade game after the jump!

The amazing arcade shooter game captures all the thrill and excitement of the superhit movie to delight the most discerning arcade players. The Terminator Salvation Arcade SDX Super Deluxe Model lets you watch the extreme action acr

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DIY Coin Pusher!

For those of you with kids who cannot stop asking you to go to Chucky Cheese so they can play all the coin pusher games, you can build them their own DIY Coin Pusher so they will be entertained for hours without bothering you.

This seems actually like a lot of fun to play if you got hours to kill, see the DIY Coin Pusher in action after the jump!

Much as I should have loved to have a full sized arcade cabinet I wouldn’t have the space to keep it so I settled on a more reasonable desktop sized version. I wanted the size to feel just right and while a CAD model would g

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DIY “Eye” Controller for NES!

You wouldn’t believe your eyes when you see this, these guys have built a DIY “eye” controller for the NES, controlling Mario with the movement of their eyes.  Certainly, this seems to be going in the right direction and could be a great way to develop it for other applications such as wheelchair controller.

What’s next?  Control a car with your ey

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DIY Robot Arm Ferrari Simulator Gives You Reals Gs you can Feel!

Oh my, check out this DIY robot arm ferrari simulator that uses a gigantic robot arm to let you simulate reals Gs while playing a racing game. I certainly hope that this is the future of gaming and if it is, I am getting one of these for sheezy.

Watch the video below, you will be amazed and get ready to experience the future of simulators.

The robot arm is a Robocoaster, a modified six-axis Kuka KR 500 that can lift up to 500 kg. It’s usually found in amusement parks and normally does not allow users any control. Robuffo Giordano and his collaborators want to us

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Yelp’s DIY iPad-Controlled Beer Keg!

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These guys over at Yelp.com crack me up, they just built this awesome DIY iPad-controlled beer keg that keeps track of everyone who drank beer and also lets each Yelper to rate the beer.

To use, you will need an RFID card that will allow you to drink the beer.  That’s not all though, there’s also a desktop module that let you check the status of the keg (yup, so they never go dry).

Really a cool project they did here, now everyone should go work at Yelp.

Sensors attached

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How to Quit Your Job at Jet Blue!

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This guy keeps hitting the news headlines for this whole week. Well, here’s a really funny Chinese translation of “How to Quit Your Job at Jet Blue!”

Hahaha, this guy’s a hero. I can’t believe they actually arrested him for that, what a waste of tax money, I hope he gets out free.

Remember if you don’t like your job, make a good exit.

via boingboing

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LED Bathtub Syncs to Music and iPods!

Here’s something that would make my life better, an LED bathtub that changes colors while you bath in sync with your iPod or favorite MP3 player.

You can bathe and relax in hues of orange, blue, pink, red, fluorescent white or any color that soothes your senses. The control panel can be used to turn on the bath and the illumination. In case you are not sure what color you want to bathe with, you can plug in your iPod or an MP3 player and see the colors changing with the rhythm.

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