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DIY Water LED Tic Tac Toe!

Here’s a really cool DIY water LED tic tac toe that sure beats paper. (via hackedgadgets)

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Palm Pre Tips and Hacks!

Palm Pre has been released in the wild, here’s couple Palm Pre tips and tricks:

    Want an exact percentage of remaining battery life? Just tap the battery icon. You’ll also see the date (including day of the week) and options for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Airplane Mode. Another way to turn on Airplane Mode is to press and hold the power button for a few seconds: you can choose to turn Pre off or enable Airplane Mode. Don’t want Pre to capitalize a word that you’re typing? Press the backspace key one time after the capital letter and Pre won’t erase the letter. Instead, the l

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Global Warming Poor Polar Ice Bear Rug!

Here’s an ironic rug that you can get featuring the poor polar ice bear.

Now eco rug company Nanimarquina has teamed up with NEL artists to create a beautiful ‘Global Warming Rug’ &#

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WordPress DIY – How to Make your FFFFOUND Website!

FFFFOUND.com is a very interesting image bookmarking site that has been growing steadily.  Here’s a neat DIY on how to make your own image bookmarking site like FFFFOUND:

I’ve been a daily visitor of ffffound for some time now, but I have never been lucky enough to receive an invite to actually use it. It’s a GREAT source of inspiration for all types of design, and I constantly refer to it and the QBN pic of the day thread for some good laughs and beautiful pictures. After realizing that I had a spare domain name I decide

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DIY Handmade Steampunk USB Flash Drive!

This beautiful steampunk USB flash drive is actually for sale on Etsy, it’s sold out currently but should be available soon again.

Dang, look at the details on this little beast! (via technabob)

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Garden DIY – How to Make a Bird House with Satellite Dish!

I have seen plenty old satellite dishes just waiting to get dumped, here’s a great way to re-use the dish for your neighbor birds as a bird house.

Have you ever wondered how many unused satellite dishes are floating around aimlessly out there? After being disconnected, they seem to have no apparent function other than occupying valuable storage space and being mostly ugly? The object of this exercise is to offer a simple way to make an environmentally friendly use of one of the thousands of satellite dishes that have found their way into the landfills, attics and garages of tho

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Drum DIY – How to Make Drums from Can of Crackers!

I own a set of drum sticks, not a drum set.  Honestly, I cannot afford real drums, although I have been really thinking of getting electric drums soon.

Hey, but there’s a better way, why don’t we recycle can of crackers and make some drums?  I might have just found a way to save myself

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Microsoft’s New Ads Imply Macs are Too Expensive!

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Lol, Microsoft is implying that Apple Macs are too expensive on their new ads, as seen in this vid. It’s true though, I “still” have bought 1 Mac in my whole entire life, that was for one of the graphic designers I hired, not for me. Of course, I will always need the extra features that PC give me, (ironic huh saying this and coming from a person who doesn’t like Windows) there’s so much more you can do on a PC.

Of course, I will never be satisfied with Windows, the operating system, but yes, PCs will

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iPhone Hack – How to Fix the Volume Control If You Drop It!

I guess it’s easy to damage your iPhone’s volume control if you drop it badly enough right on the volume control unit.  Well, for those of you who can’t control the volume of your iPhone, here’s an easy way to dismantle and get your volume control working again.  It also looks like Apple is being evil about anyone dropping the iPhones so this hack might just save you from buying a new iPh

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DIY RGB LED Color Table!

Here’s an awesome DIY RGB LED Color Table that will knock the socks off your shoes.  Check out the videos at the bottom where you can watch the RGB table go nuts with equalizers.  Hmmm… I wonder if he can turn it into a Tetris game, “that” would be awesome.

My name is Edo, I am a 23 years old from Hamburg Germany and I’m studying computer science at the Hamburg university of applied science. I used one Arduino Duemilinove to control 12 TLC5940 Chips. There is is one 5mm RGB LED in each of the 64 sections. The dimensions of the Table are 50×50×12 cent

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