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DIY HACK – Make Podcast – Make a Bridge and Stand on it!

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With 1000 popsicles, you can make model bridges and test the strength of your model!

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Zedomax DIY125 – HOWTO make a Music Syncing Light Orb Alarm Clock!

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Here’s the last DIY for year 2006!

Okay, we have seen some really cool Light Orbs while trying to make this Music Syncing Light Orb Alarm Clock. We started with Tod’s creation and soon realize that 1 LED will not be bright enough in sli

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HACK – Digitized Doodle Dome using PICAXE and 5.25″ floppy drives

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Here’s a real cool doodle dome using a PICAXE and a 5.25″ floppy drive!

The Doodle Dome was a toy made by Tyco in the early 1990’s. It is basically an Etch-A-Sketch type deal, except that instead of a flat rectangle, it is (most of) a sphere. Like an Etch-a-Sketch, there are two knobs that move a little pointer

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Zedomax Christmas DIYs

In case you haven’t checked out what we’ve been digging up lately, you can click on the pictures below and check them out!

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DIY – Kite + Ice + Butt + Board

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Here’s a way to make your old skateboard to work during your cold winter holidays! I’d make one myself with my old skateboards but here in Cali, we have no frozen lakes…

Your screaming steel blades carve the ice. Your straining kite hurls you along at incredible speeds. You are mere inches above the ice. Or suddenly wiping out all

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Energy saving Billboard LEDS powered by a bike!

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Here’s some good effort to saving earth’s energy and good advertisement for the company mentioned in the billboard ad.

Last week in downtown Vancouver the billboard you see above was exlusively powered by volunteers pedaling a single bicycle over a span of about 5 days. The advertisement was sponsored by DDB/Vancouver and BC Hydro (hydro is a Canadian term for power or electricity) to show off how energy-efficient LED Christmas lights are. While the reindeer used on the billbo

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DIY HACK – HOWTO make a open-source MP3 Player!

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The guys Will at posted his howto on .  He shows us how to solder and assemble the Make Daisy MP3 Player from scratch! Well, this MP3 Player has always been on our priority list for hacking and modding so check it out and make one for yourself! We plan to hack it with some LCDs and more…

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WII HACK – Wii Controller HACKED!

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Here’s the guts of wii dissected by Sparkfun team showing all the parts including some type of I2C interface and Broadcom wireless solution as you can see in the above pics.

U7849 6Q63 could be anything. All those flat round things (330, 100, 4R7) are inductors 33uH, 10uH, and 4.7uH. These are predominantly used for DC to DC step-up or step-down (also called boost and buck

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Cool Video for Math Junkies – When Mathematical Constants Go on a Date

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Cool little math dating…

Pi and e go on a date, and one of them has a chilling secret! Ah, nerdy math jokes …

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blind reader-translate letters to braille

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Here’s a cool upcoming technology that can change the world forever for you if you are blind. It translates text into braille and lots of more features.

The bridge is a neat device. None of the technology is not revolutionary

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