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DIY Homemade Rollercoaster!

Students make a DIY homemade rollercoaster that allow the rider to fully feel the effects of gravity and g-force by strapping themselves in a suicidal-fashion.

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Top 5 Video Tutorials on How to Make a Gingerbread House!

You know Christmas is only 2 weeks away exactly as of today and why would want to not miss out on all the fun building a gingerbread house with your kids.

I know, it’s the holidays and you are finishing up some important work at the office but you should realize that a gingerbread house isn’t all that hard to make, that is if you know how.

For those of you who don’t like instructions like myself but you want to learn, here’s the Top 5 YouTube videos that will teach you in less than 5 minutes:

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Egg Chairs!

Remember when we posted Google Pods where Google employees can take naps, relax, or do their own Zen thing?

Well, how about egg chairs you can use to get your work done?  I think egg chairs in general have a relaxing affect while you work.

Here’s a couple suggestions for those of you looking for good egg chairs for all-day computing:

Inmod has this classic egg chair, I think

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Kisai Satellite LED Watch!

TokyoFlash has just launched another brilliant new LED watch called “Kisai Satellite”, it reminds me of the Defcon systems.  The watch comes in four different flavors, black with blue or green and white with blue or green.  My favorite is the black with blue, I think it’s a stylish

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Kenguru, the Car For Wheelchairs!

I know one of my best friends dad is handicapped and uses a wheelchair.  Of course, he can drive but he must wait and wait for the automatic reclining machine every time he gets on and off his van.

Well, there’s a solution for that, the Kenguru, car for wheelchairs.   The downside is that it only fits one person but might be great way to get around town.

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Mario Lamp!

If you want a Mario lamp, check out this one featured above for $1,543!  It ain’t cheap but certainly affordable to rich people.

And there’s always cheaper alternatives, the Magic Mushroom Lamps.

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Viva Light Tower!

Here’s an interesting eco-friendly design for an energy tower, Viva Light Tower!

The Viva Light Tower is a lamp post but totally independent from the grid. It derives its power from three natural sources; sun, wind, and biochemical.

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How to Make LED Embroidery!

The folks at Craftzine has an awesome video tutorial on how to make LED embroidery for those of you trying to mix LEDs with your latest embroidery.

This picture of a frog catching fireflies is embellished with lights that bring the bugs to life. Conductive thread is the magic ingredient, bridging the gap between rigid metal and soft floss. To make a stitched scene light up, combine t

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How to Build a DIY Interactive LED Coffee Table!

For those of you who want to make an interactive coffee table that will respond to your guests hand gestures, check out this cool DIY interactive LED coffee table, which uses photo-resistors to detect movement.

This is my instructable on building a simple LED table that works and responds in an analog manner. It was to be built of individual pods with 4 LED’s with th

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iPad Case DIY – How to Make a Quilted iPad Case!

For those of you who want a “softer” iPad case yet functional enough to roll it like a joint and angle your iPad for optimal viewing, check out this DIY quilted (and rollable) iPad case you can make given you have some quilting skills (or know someone who does such as your mother/sister).

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