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DIY Subwoofer – How to Make a Vacuum Subwoofer!

I remember when I was in high school, my friend and I made a bunch of subwoofer enclosures using some wood and acrylic.

Well, I guess you don’t have to always make subwoofer enclosures from scratch but re-use old gadgets like a vacuum cleaner as one, and this is exactly what the author of this DIY Vacuum Subwoofer did with step-by-step instructions showing you how to do it too.

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DIY Gesture Controlled Devices!

Computer scientist Amit Pate demonstrates us the simplicity of using a camera, projector, and a cellphone to create a simple yet fully-functional DIY gesture-controlled device.  This could be applied to many areas where gesture control is concerned.

SixthSense Device is a wearable gesture. Its user friendly interface links the physical world around us with digital information and uses hand gestures to interact with them. All of us are aware of the five basic senses – seeing, feeling, smelling, tasting and hearing. But there is also another sense called the sixth sense. It

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LED Wood Furniture!

Want some new, unique furniture that will splice up your home?  How about making some LED wood furniture such as this?

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Giant DIY POV Clock!

Wanna impress your friends with the latest gadget you made using LEDs, microcontroller, and over 3000+ lines of code you wrote for months?

Check out this giant DIY POV clock, it’s a fully functional clock that’s all in POV.  Pretty damn impressive if you ask me.

It is a POV propeller clock and it just might be the best one yet! Firmware is written in Bascom-AVR and consists of around 3000 lines of code. The power between the motor and the rotating electronics is transferred wirelessly

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Zippo Hack – How to Make Portable Zippo Lighter Alarm!

Imagine you were James Bond, an international spy who must always be keeping an eye on intruders.  You are at a secret location and you need to be able to tell if someone is at the front door, you can get a bunch of these portable Zippo lighter alarms placed at where you need to be alerted.

Hey, maybe it’s still useful if you are not a spy, you can use it to tell when your cat walks through the cat door too.

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Ryno One Wheel Electric Scooter!

For those of you motorcycle/scooter fanatics like myself, check out this one-wheel electric scooter from Ryno. It’s a pretty cool little ride to go around town in.

Here’s 3 videos to help you imagine what it’d be like to ride one yourself:

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DIY Robotic Table (that walks yeah…)

I know all of you are wondering, “What the…”

Yup, this table can walk!  It’s world’s first table that can walk with a little help from a human being.

Pointless or ingenious?

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Supercomputing on Android Smartphones!

Looks like researchers at MIT are gunning for supercomputer on Android smartphones.

I was actually thinking this the other day, what am I going to do with all my old Android smartphones when I get them out of contract?

Solution? You can still use them as media players or yup, connect thousands of them in parallel and use it to power web servers for Zedomax.

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DIY High Voltage Power Line Inspecting Robot!

You might remember the guys who fly in helicopters in special suits to work on the high voltage power lines. (see here for the awesome video)

Well, there’s a solution for that, someone’s working on a robotic version so we don’t have to worry about roasted humans.

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Ring DIY – How to Make Your Own Engagement Diamond Ring!

For those of you who have some good skills with metal and jewelry, making your own engagement diamond ring might not be a such bad idea after as this one guy has proved it can be done (with help of his jeweler).

Might be interest to those of you trying to impress your ladies.

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