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Auto DIY – How to Negotiate with a Car Dealer!

Car dealers/salesmen have been touted as one of the worst people in the world for ripping off consumers.  It’s true, even today, car buying process in America isn’t easy as paying for the retail sticker, you must haggle, haggle, and haggle.

Well, I just came across the “secrets” of car negotiation that could possibly make you  a better negotiator the next time you shop for cars.

Salesman: So let me ask you this, Oren. I know you’re a businessman, and we’re both real busy. So if I were to offer you the car at $47,900, would that work? Weint

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Wii Hack – DIY Wiimote Controls 15-Ton Robot Arms!

Here’s a really cool video of DIY Wiimote that can control 15-ton robot arm, incredible! –  via hackedgadgets

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1AJ_OBJUpY

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Hackers Attack South Korea and the White House!

I know for a fact that millions of hackers live in South Korea, where even FBI can’t even get to.   Here’s a bunch of interesting news that hackers have attacked the South Korean government websites and also the White House.

Well, my best tip is that you need to really strengthen the firewall but whatever.

Also there’s speculation that North Korea might be behind this hacker attack.  I just think hackers are hackers, they do this for fun.

Researchers who are following the attacks said that they began July 4 and focused on the small group of United S

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Inkjet DIY – How to Make a Self-Filling Inkjet System for Your Inkjet Printer!

One thing I don’t like about inkjet printer companies such as HP (although I love their products) is that ink itself can be more costly than the printer itself.  No matter what, HP isn’t going to make a self-filling inkjet system as it’s going to take a big bite out of their ink sales.

Don’t worry though, there’s a step-by-step guide you can follow to accomplish this so you never have to buy new ink ever!

It beats me why CIS systems are so expensive, the ozi exchange doesn’t

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Magnet DIY – How to Make Fridge Bottle Cap Magnets!

Here’s a great way to re-use your old beer bottles into fully-functional fridge bottle cap magnets.  Why didn’t I think of this?

Heck, you could probably even sell these at tourist shops, what a great idea!  Might also be a great way to make gifts for someone you love.

A quick, cheap, and simple way to turn your extra bottle caps into simple yet cool fridge magnets. Plus graphic designer in my loves the variety, color, and visual dynamic that a few bottle caps on a fridge can create.

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Photography DIY – How to Make a Fish Eye Lense for Nikon DSLR!

Wow, here’s a really innovative way to convert your Nikon DSLR into a fish-eye camera that can take some really awesome lookin’ photos.

I got the inspiration to do this Instructable while reading another Instructable that accomplished the same “fish-eye” effect using a PVC reduction pipe and an entry door viewer.

There was concern in the prior Instructable about around scratching the lens so I wanted to solve that problem in my easy to build fish eye lens as well as make a version which is easy to use, remove, etc.

I decided to modify the design

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DIY Chalkbot Draws a Nike Swoosh!

Remember I did a DIY on a Nike swoosh using LEDs and a golf club?  Well, here’s another innovative chalkbot that draws a Nike swoosh on the ground, cool! – via hackaday

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Human Body DIY – How to Listen to Your Heartbeat with a Straw!

Here’s a really fun way to listen to your heartbeat by attaching a straw to your neck, why didn’t I think of this? – Pure Genius!

The next time you can’t figure it out, just stick a straw on the neck!

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Body DIY – How to Cure Ankle Sprains!

I’ve broken my ankle before when I was younger couple times, I haven’t broken them since but here’s some interesting findings that ankle sprains can easily be avoided with regular ankle exercise that really consists of you balancing yourself on one foot.

A growing body of research suggests that many of those second (and often third and fourth) sprains could be avoided with an easy course of treatment. Stand on one leg. Try not to wobble. Hold for a minute. Repeat.

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Startup DIY – How to Hire the Right People!

For those of you starting your online or offline business, you might want to read up on this quick post on how to hire an A-team.  As a person who’s running a start-up myself, I do highly believe that your success has everything to do with people you hire.  Of course, my favorite tip is “hiring athletes.”  I just happened to be playing competitive pro golf before I dived into the corporate world so…

Here is a bit of timeless wisdom from Warren Buffet. He advises that, when hiring, look for brains, energy, and integrity. But if the people you find don’

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