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Educational

DIY Games – XGamestation

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I’ve seen this XGamestation around for awhile, you can easily make a NES quality game to play on your TV. via make

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Teach yourself C in 24 Hours

I always have bought lots of books on how to do things in 24 hours. Here’s one you don’t have to buy and try it. Well I’ve never learned anything in 24 hours but these books tend to help you do something FAST!

Link to free Book via digg

Also Link to Tech Yourself C++ in 21 Days

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Run Fedora and NES on PS3 as if it’s magic!

Breaking news! You can now run Fedora Core 5 on PS3!

Here’s some cool video of Fedora GUI and NES:

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I just thought I would let you guys know, not only do I have Fedora Core 5 for PPC installed on my Playstation 3, but I actually ran through the boot loader and demonstrated how it works, whilst simultaneously video capturing the results. I edited it a little bit to reduce redundant frames (frames of just watching a cursor flash) so the whole thing comes in just over 3 minutes

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BrainWave Generator for your ears

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I have always been interested in hypnosis and how the brain functions, here’s a website you can download free brainwave generator program.

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Make magazine vol 08!

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I just got my new make magazine volume 8, cool cover aey?

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Video – College Students Invent AWESOME Parallel Parking Device

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Wow, check this out! College students invent awesome parallel parking device. This is very useful for people living in big cities. I wouldn’t call San Francisco a very big city, but there are lots of parking problems and this is a great invention! via techeblog

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Garre’ts DIY – Home Automation Project – Part One: Real-Time Clock and Calendar

Garrett shows you how to setup your time and automatically sync with your PC’s time on the CB290 Proto Board, so you can program to do a lot of things such as

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HOW TO – Serial controlled variable speed motor

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Here’s a cool DIY on how to control a DC motor using your serial port via Make.

Westsw shows you how to control the speed of a small DC motor with nothing but the serial port on your computer, a single MOSFET, and DOS commands…

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Zedomax DIY118 – HOWTO Make a Golf Club POV training aid!

Golf Club POV – version Ben Hogan

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The other day, Garrett hit up on some basic POVs.

So we were thinking about how we could have a POV while making it useful. Well since people like to hit up the driving range or the golf course at times, we figured we could just make a POV out of a golf club. At the same time, we c

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Viper robot Kit using PIC16F876

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Here’s a cool viper robot kit for under 100 bucks, which is a pretty good deal for a microcontroller robot. Hmmm…I wonder if Saelig will send me a sample…similar to the Parallax Boe-Bot (Garrett just got one of these, it&

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