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DIY IED Bomb Detecting RC Car!

Above video is an illustration of a real IED (Improvised Explosive Device) going off in Afghanistan. As you can imagine when that IED bomb hits a humvee, it’s not going to stay in one piece nor the soldiers inside it.

Well, there’s a solution to that, build a bomb-detecting DIY RC car.

…team is trained to be on the lookout for roadside bombs, but [Ernie] wanted to sent him something cool that could also keep him safe. By adding a camera to the hood of the Traxxis Stampede and using a gun-mountable LCD screen, the soldiers now have a way to see what

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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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Galaxy Tab 8.9 Previewed!

Lucky attenders of BlogHer got to see hands-on preview of the latest Galaxy Tab 8.9, which is the evil 8.9-inch brother of the Galaxy Tab 10.1.

As a user of Galaxy Tab 10.1 for about the last month or so, I would have to say it’s the best Android tablet you can get right now if all you are worried is couch-browsing on a super-sleek device that’s lighter/slimmer than iPad 2. Of course, typing on a 10.1-inch screen is rather cumbersome, I would rather have a 8.9-inch tablet device but 7-inch seems too small.

See a short preview video by folks at Tecca:

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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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Best of HTC Evo 3D Hacks!

As some of you may know from my other site at HTCEvoHacks.com, there’s been a ton of great things happening with the HTC Evo 3D, which is probably the fastest smartphone on the market right now with its 1.2Ghz.

Well, here’s some of the best HTC Evo 3D Hacks you can check out starting with permanent root:

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How to Make a DIY Dice USB Flash Drive!

USB flash drives are becoming smaller and smaller, giving hackers and makers more ways to turn mini USB flash drives into more personal items such as this DIY Dice USB flash drive.

The process of making a DIY Dice USB flash drive is actually rather simple, the hardest part is basically cutting a hole out of your dice, which shouldn’t be too hard so long as you have the right tools. This is a great reference for those of you w

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How to Make a DIY Nuclear Reactor and Neutron Gun!

*Note – This is for informational purposes only, we are not responsible if you turn your house into a nuclear waste filled with radioactive materials.

For those of you who might be interested in learning how a nuclear reactor, you might want to take a look at this video that explains how to make a DIY nuclear reactor from household radioactive materials.

According to the author, element thorium can be found in old latern mantels. Simply get as many latern mantels, blow torch them into power, mix the powder with lithium from lithium battery, wrap it up in

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DIY Roomba Rodeo Robot!

Have some time to kill? How about adding a rodeo robot to your Roomba while it’s cleaning your hardwood floors?

via hackedgadgets, Project Page

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How to Turn your Android device into Remote Live View CAM for Canon DSLR with Android App “DSLR Controller”!

I’ve been actually looking for something like this, a Live View camera that can be tethered to my Canon 7D DSLR camera so I can have better control while I take 1080P videos I upload to YouTube.

It’s an Android app called DSLR Controller that turns any Android device (including Android smartphone/tablet) into a Live View cam.

Why a need for such things?

First of all, when you are taking a video with a Canon 7D, there’s no way to tell if your

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Get Your GooglePlus Invites Right Here at Zedomax.com!

You know, you’ve probably heard about GooglePlus by now, a Facebook/Twitter-like service recently launched by Google.

Anyways, I’ve been using it for about the last two weeks and it’s definitely a great way to connect with your friends and family.

One of the things I like the most is its auto-upload feature. Whenever you take photos/videos on your smartphone/tablet device, GooglePlus automatically uploads it to your GooglePlus account, and later you have the option to share it or just keep it. I just find this great since I own so many smartphones/tablet de

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