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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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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.

See video of WASP in action here:

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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 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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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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