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Infrared DIY – How to Make Infrared Goggles!

KipKay is always making cool stuff,  in this series of instructables, he will show you how to make infrared goggles for almost nothing.  Awesome.  He says to not look into the sun with these goggles, you will go BLIND!

See the world in a whole new light with these home-made Infrared Goggles! Amazing images!

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Fish Tank DIY – How to Make a CRT Aquarium!

Here’s a genius idea for your fish, an aquarium made out of on old CRT monitor!  Instead of throwing those heavy bastards away, now you can recycle them into nice, stylish homes for your lovable fish.

Talk about a great screen saver! I’ve been wanting to do this build for a while now. Just about every time I see and old CRT computer monitor by the side of the road on trash day I think to myself …that would sure make a cool looking fish tank. So here is my first attempt at turning and old computer monitor into a fish tank.

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Rust DIY – How to Remove Rust by Making an Electrolytic Rust Removal System!

As an immigrant who couldn’t speak English when I first came to America at the age of 9, I would keep myself busy by building things like Thermite, which is basically mixture of rust and aluminum.  Thermite is a great detonator for various bombs like TNT and whatnot, also used as emergency flashing guns.

Anyways, enough about me making thermite as a 9 year old, that was just plain, great chemistry fun, glad I didn’t lose an arm or leg during the process.  This can be great f

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Photography DIY – How to Make Cigarette Packet Flash Diffuser!

Wow, here’s a really cool DIY that shows you how to make a camera flashlight diffuser with a pack of Marlboro Lights!

Ever wanted to take indoor photos at night, but hate the washed out look which your built in flash creates? I’ve often been at a pub and found the regular flash to be a bit of a pain. Thanks to a little drunken curiosity and an attention span problem, I created a flash diffuser using only an empty cigarette packet.

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DIY Programmable Synthesized Guitar!

Here’s a really cool DIY programmable, synthesized guitar someone made for their engineering project.  Awesome!

Our basic idea is to model an acoustic guitar as closely as possible and then implement additional functions not available to the conventional guitar. This includes allowing the play of the guitar with sound being output to earphones, allowing for practice without disturbing others, as well as a chord-learning mechanism based on LED-sig

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Laptop/Netbook Cleaning Kit!

If you have been keeping up with our blog, you are probably very knowledgeable on the fact that your computer keyboard is about 5 times dirtier than your toilet.

Of course, there’s a “washable” keyboard you can buy too.   Your laptop/netbook keyboard unfortunately, won’t be washable and here’s a perfect cleaning kit for that and more.  This

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Interesting Twitter HOWTOs/Theories!

Here’s a quick compilations of interesting Twitter HOWTOs and theories I have made over the last month over at my .Biz blog:

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Realistic Dasani Water Bottle Stash Safe!

Whether you are trying to hide your money or keys, the realistic Dasanic Water Bottle stash safe is really on-the-down low, meaning you can keep things safely away from others.  This might be perfect for disguising stuff you want to bring into a party without the security being di(ks to you.

This is one of the most realistic diversion safes ever invented. Most burglars spend less than six minutes inside a victim’s home and only have time to check the most obvious places for valuables. This unique safe allows you to hide valuables inside a common bottle of Dasani water – one

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Eco Friendly Hammock Made From Seatbelts!

Here’s a more brilliant idea for re-using and keeping our mother earth safer, an “eco” hammock made from recycled seatbelts!  Now, this one will cost you $585 but I am already getting some good ideas on what to do with old seatbelts I bought at my local flea market…

Don’t need a hammock?  Try these pillows made from recycled seatb

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LED DIY – How to Make a Cool LED Dot-Matrix Display!

Here’s a really cool DIY that shows you how to make a cool LED dot-matrix display.  I’ve seen plenty of these in the past but they seemed to always be in style.

This is a simple HOW-TO make your own personalised LED Dot-Matrix display. I will be adding the complete program with an explaination to light the LEDs with. It’s also rather hackable, you can change it to suit yourself.

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