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What Happens When You Throw a Brick into a Washing Machine! [Weekend Joy]

Do you ever what would happen if you threw a brick into a washing machine?  Apparently, total destruction of the device and some good laughs.

See video after the jump.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=364dzVsBs2o&feature=player_embedded#!

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Camera Hack – How to Stick Any Digital Camera to Any Surface as a Tripod!

I’ve always been searching for new digital camera tri-pods and glad to say I have finally found one (thanks to editors at CNet), it’s called a Universal Pod, a tripod that will practically attach to anything, including a tree.

This is much better than the Gorillapad tripod I saw couple years back.

Universal Pod sticks to a 1,000 objects and counting! Its patent pending “viscoelastic morphing polymer base” molds, grips and sticks

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DIY Lego Case Mod PC!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfyNzIL5HW0

Wow, who would’ve thought you could make a Lego PC?

Most things worked out amazingly well, like the ATX power switches fitting perfectly snug in the space of a 1×1 brick, and the LEDs fitting perfectly in a 1×1 brick with hole. I hot glued a 1×1 brick to the power and reset switches to act as buttons. I also put a dab of hot glue on each corner of the ATX I/O plate, which was just a little too small to fit snugly.

I also realized that I underestimated the cohesive strength of L

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DIY Lego-Built Wall-E!

Cute lego Wall-E huh?

Joe Meno, editor of BrickJournal magazine, built the first well-done model of Pixar’s adorable little robot Wall-E. The creation features moving parts including the neck and arms and rolling treads and took three months to plan.

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World’s First Projector Cellphone!

Here’s a great lookin’ cellphone that also acts as a small projector for your video files and whatnot.

Anyway, you’re looking at what’s scheduled to be the world’s first projector phone from ChinaKing (aka, CKing). The bits of information we scraped off the machine translated text reveals an LCoS-based projector that relies upon a LED light source and manual focus adjustment. This brick (and we mean brick) is supposedly capable of projecting a 30-inch, 640 x 480 pixel image for up to 2-hours at a time.

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iPhone Lego NXT Mindstorms Robot

God, it’s a Lego NXT Mindstorm robot with an iPhone!!!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pIS69teEvw

This is a demonstration of iPhone to Lego NXT Robot communication via the Safari browser and Lego’s Light Sensor. To build this, you’ll need a laptop, two iPhones, and a Lego NXT Robotics Kit. First, build your robot. Second write some Java LeJOS Robot code. Third write some Google Web Toolkit web application code. Fourth, plug in your iPhone into the robot, and use either a browser or another iPhone to drive the Lego

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