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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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This Week’s Best Eco Green Posts! [EcoMax]

For those of you living like a scumbag and never recycle, here’s some of the best eco green posts to help you get out of it:

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DIY Island Made from Plastic Bottles! [Weekend WOW]

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mC43CddkLQ&feature=player_embedded#!

Can you believe now what you can do with plastic bottles is literally limitless as proven by this guy who built himself an island? Now, this beats islands you can buy in Dubai hands-down.

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Vibration Powered AA Batteries may be the Smartest Eco Batteries Ever!

You might remember the “water-powered” batteries from Japan about a year back. Well, if you thought that was innovative, check out Brother’s new invention, vibration-powered double-A batteries that can be used for low-voltage gadgets.

I know for a fact that this would work really well for kid’s toys where shaking often occurs anyways, this could be ground-breaking, saving a whole lot of energy worldwide when it debuts.

This time, Brother Industries prot

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Airplane Powered by Your Feet!

Yup, this one is truly amazing, an airplane powered by your feet!

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DIY Recycled Apple G3 Clock!

For those of you who want to re-kindle your love for Apple products, how about an Apple G3 Clock?

This clock was made using a recycled Mac G3 computer motherboard, complete with Ram, processor and a Mac mouse utilized as the working pendulum bob. The clock face is a DVD with keyboard keys as the clock numbers. It has a quartz clock/ pendulum movement and runs on 2 AA batteries, included. The hands are much more visible in person,. This clock measures 11.5″W x 17″

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DIY iPad Stand Makes you Re-use Pencils the Right Way!

Here’s a really creative way of re-using pencils as iPad stand.  Not only that, you probably already have a dozen pencils messing up your desk, why not use some rubber bands to organize them/re-invent something?  Brilliant.

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DIY Recycled Washing Machine Lamp!

You know what I like about the artists who recycle electronics to make something new?  That they can make something so modern and stylish-looking like this DIY recycled washing machine lamp!

Alex Kovatchev, a European designer has taken out-of-comission washing machine drums and turned them into fashionable lamps.

The lamps feature one used washing machine drum and because of their stainless steel, perforated build and circular design – are quite a sigh

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Solar Tuk Tuk On Its Way!

Tuk Tuk, basically a bicycle that can transport passengers, is probably the most popular transportation in Thailand and many parts of South America.

Well, here’s an innovative idea, a “solar” Tuk Tuk, that can provide the driver with some extra “oomph”.

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DIY Water Touchscreen Interface!

For those of you who like tinkering, you might want to think about the next generation touchscreen interface.

And no, that’s not multi-touch but a DIY water-based touchscreen interface.

Take a look at this video of the DIY water touchscreen interface in action:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuihQVRpRrQ&feature=player_embedded

What do I think of this idea?

I think this can go very far, especially when you consider doing things submerged underwater, perhaps lead to the next generation of water-resistant multi-touch devices.

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