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Gadget Time – Koban’s SP-220E plays music, detects earthquakes

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Check this out audio gadget that also detects earthquakes.  This might be good for zedomax as we are

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Bugbots – “real” Bug clocks

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Check out Bugbots or real bugs with clock embedded in them!  Our review is two thumbs up for ingenuity and creativity.

It’s the though that counts right, well if you get your special someone this gift for the holidays I am not sure you will be around to celebrate next years holiday season.

“Each bug is a real bug, with it’s carbon guts removed, and metal/silicon guts put in their place by artist Mike Libby.

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DIY – Build your own electronic drum

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Here’s a site that gives you a little insight into building your electronic drum!

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DIY HACK – Make your own Super Bike Light!

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Here are some super bike lights you can build using some parts from Home Depot!

I’ve been using this headlight for 4 years now and I’m still using the original bulbs. The low beam has power enough for speeds up to 40 miles per hour and on-coming traffic ALWAYS dims their brights when I flash the 50-watt high beam.

This one is made of 120 super-bright

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DIY IdeA – Clear USB and molding CLEAR

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Check out clear USB! Well, the point is that we can probably apply this type of resin to make your next application clear!

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Video – Harddrive Yoyo

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Yes, if you can make this, you are a genius and probably graduated from MIT. Props to Rick. 🙂

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DIY HACK – Make your own UV Flashlight!

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Tool Using Animal shows us how to make a UV flashlight by simply replacing LEDs on a regular flashlight. Well I have a whole bunch of UV LEDs Alan sent me from

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Wii HACK – Wiimote RC-Car Control

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Some guy in Austria Australia hacked the wiimote to work with his RC car. Nice job dude!

All you need seams to be a different bluetooth stack than the original windows bluetooth stack. So I just purchased the BlueSoleil Stack which works perfect for me (its cheap, around 10 Eur).

To connect the wiim

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Video – Build your own electronic drum!

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Here’s a video of how an electronic drum would work if you made one. This one if cool as it’s a “sponge” drum.

I made a “home made Drum” out of a guitar pickup and a string installed within a piece of sponge. I use Reaktor to translate the signal with its amplitube to snare drums. Each punch, with sound a snare drum (not the same snare all the time, it changes after every puch) and it has a the amplitude of the punch. It is very sensitive and there are some great stuff i can do with the reaktor , like settin

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Zedomax DIY HACK – HOWTO make your own “PS3 SIXAXIS controller” style BASIC-programmable USB device!

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Remember we had a preview of the upcoming SIXAXIS controller for PC?

Well Garrett has now embedded the whole controller into his model airplane. He also added some special effects suc

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