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Eco DIY – How to Make a Laptop Stand with your Shipping Box!

When I buy new laptops, I usually save the box for the future but here’s how to make a laptop stand with it if you must.

Did I mention it’s super easy to make?  I originally found this idea at Thingiverse.com, where Erik Skiff whipped up a pretty cool acrylic stand.  I didn’t have any acrylic and more importantly I didn’t have a lazer cutter make the cuts, so I did it on cardboard.  I modified the design a little so the pattern would fit on a regular letter sized sheet of paper.

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Cardboard DIY – How to Make a Cardboard Helmet!

If you are still not old enough to drive a motorcycle, at the least you can make yourself a Roman-style cardboard helmet and “pose” on your older brother’s motorcycle.

Here’s a great DIY on how to make such a thang.

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Warehouse DIY – How to Make a Box!

Making a box from paper or cardboard can become very handy, especially if you run out of boxes and you are moving.

Here’s a cool DIY that shows you how to make a paper box.  Although it uses paper, I am sure you could apply this with harder materials such as cardboard.

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DIY Auto Hack – How To Make Your Own Natural Car Air Freshener!

Here’s a cool way you can make your car smell better while not having to spend more money.

It’s a DIY on how to make your own natural car air freshener out of old clothing and smelly perfumes you have.

Great idea, isn’t it?  At times like this where U.S. economy is failing miserably (probably mostly due to miserable failure), we need to save every dollar we can or at least learn to re-use or re-make.

First you need some old fabric. Think about th

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DIY Cardboard Wings and parts for Better Aerodynamics!

I honestly don’t believe using cardboard for auto aerodynamics will ever work but this one does look ridiculously funny and had to post it.

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DIY Cardboard Bicycle for 30 Bucks!

If you ride in the rain, we don’t recommend the DIY Cardboard bicycle that costs $30 to make but if you do live in a hot country, this cardboard bicycle might save you some dollars and help re-use some of that leftover cardboard.

Phil Bridge, 21, of Stockport, Greater Manchester, believes his “ultimate green machine” will be cheap enough to attract occasional users whil

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ShitBox – A Portable Pooper and Stool Made out of Recycled Materials!

Check out this portable cardboard crap you can carry around so you can use it as stool and a shit box at your next ball game.

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Foam Car built by a Lithuanian!

A Lithuanian builds a car from scratch using polyurethane foam.  It’s an amazing work of an art.  Perhaps he did it because foam weighs less than other meterials?

The car is probably not your daily driver but still, with the 30″ chrome wheels, you can at least look good in it.

Polyurethane, the wonder-polymer used in everything from appliances and textiles to electronics and footwear, is apparently the car building material-of-choice for this “sculptor” in Lithuania. You’d recognize his particular mixt

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DIY – Cardboard robot

This isn’t exactly emerging technology but can be something for your kids to get started in robotics w/o all the hardware and dangerous voltages…

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