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Automatic Dog Washer!

Just when you think it wouldn’t be possible, someone comes up with an automatic dog washing system.  Of course, this IS a great idea for saving time but time will tell if any dogs will die from computer mal-function, the manufacturer better have some good insurance against that.

via hackedgadgets

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Photography DIY – How to Make a Portable Reflector!

For those of you avid photographers, you might be interested to learn that there’s a cheap way to make a portable reflector that will fit your pocket while giving you the extra security knowing you will have extra light even in super-dark environments.

This is of course no problem, if you are working in the studio or transport your equipment in the trunk of your car, but I wanted a small reflector, that I can carry around in my camera bag or even the pockets of my pants, if I need to.

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26″ Wheeled eZip Trailz Electric Bike!

For those of you who live close enough to work but too far for walking it daily, you might be interested in this awesome electric bike that will get you to work in time at maximum 18 miles per hour and a 450VDC battery that lasts up to 22 miles per charge.

I’ve always had fun on electric bikes and I think they are great for the environment these days no doubt.

The eZip Trailz electric bike will get

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Kitchen DIY – How to Make an Aluminum Pot Rack!

Here’s a truly awesome DIY for helping your kitchen to be more organized and looking neater.  The DIY makes use of a regular aluminum rack you can buy at your local hardware store to match your existing furniture.  Awesome.

I wanted it to be simple so it would fit in a variety of kitchens. I thought a vertical rack on the side of the cabinet would efficiently use that empty space. I also didn’t want to spend more than $40.

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Bed DIY – How to Make a Cord-Trimmed Pillow!

Here’s a cool Bed DIY for those of you enjoying Memorial Day, learn how to make a cord-trimmed pillow!

1) Lay out your material and cut the size pillow you would like. For example mine is 18×15 inches. Don’t forget to leave a half inch or more for your seam allowance. 2) Measure all 4 sides of the pillow for the length of strips and cording and allow a little extra, add them together plus an extra 2 inches. 3) Cut 2 inch strips for cording, cut as many strips necess

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LLUON – Kid’s PC and Browser from South Korea!

TriGem from South Korea launches a new Kid’s PC LLUON, featuring a children-specific browser.  I think this is a really untapped market, someone should make a universal browser for kids.

SEOUL, Korea (AVING) — <Visual News> TG Sambo(www. www.trigem.co.kr) announced the launch of its ‘LLUON Kidscom(mode: K1/U1)’ PCs dedicated to children in Korea market. Adopting a touch screen LCD monitor, the LLUON Kidscom PCs support digital education contents through ‘TG Kids Browser’, the company’s exclusive browser.

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Dress Hack – How to Tie a Tie in 10 Seconds!

Here’s a really cool hack for those of you who have to wear a tie to work everyday, learn how to tie a tie in 10 seconds or less!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/894133/how_to_tie_a_tie_under_10_seconds_unbelievable/

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Coffee DIY – How to Make Latte Art!

If you have seen some Latte art at your local coffee shop, you might be interested to learn that you can make latte art yourself, here’s a video. (and more here)

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Maker Faire 2009 in San Mateo Expo!

Maker Faire will be coming home to San Mateo Expo center in California again.  Don’t miss out and check out the biggest “re-make” event of the year.

Go here to get your tickets online.  Of course, I will be there to take some pics and videos on the latest DIY gadgets.

4th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area: Re-Make America

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The Most Awesome DIY Clock Ever!

Here’s a clock that’s made of 24 clocks to show you time in digital 7-segment-display style while everything is pretty much still analog.  WOW!

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

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