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Linux Hack – How to Turn Linux Box into a Streaming Media Center!

Here’s a quick guide that shows you how to turn your linux box into a streaming media center.  It might be helpful for some of you Linux-addicts (like me).  Some people were complaining this is GUI but heck, GUI is the next step for Linux so it can go more mainstream, no beginners can deal with Linux command prompt, I believe it’s waaay harder than DOS.

This guide assumes that you have a Linux-based computer available and are ready to begin the installation process immediately. If this is not the case, you should set up a Linux-based

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Google intros Android nearing the final version!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmniBnVB6wA

After months since Google’s new mobile operating system Android become public, they have improved on their Android even further.  Their new Android handset was shown in the U.K. to demonstrate the potential of the Google operating system.

The good news is that we might start seeing Android, real soon, soon as the next 2 weeks from T-mobile.

Here

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Magnet HACK – High-speed Magnetic Levitation / Floating Magnets Dude!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glCNP6qH_Dc

Here’s a great demonstration of a levitating magnet with 2 high-speed rotating cylinders.

Maybe someone can take this idea further and make us some hoverboards please!

While working on science museum exhibits in 1990 I came up with the above idea: it is known that a spinning metal disk will lift and fling a strong magnet. Therefore, metal rods with opposite spin will lift a magnet but WON’T fling it sideways. It works! I used “sched-80″ heavy wall copper tubes about 1-3/8

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DIY – Where to find Cheap Ultra Violet reactive Paint!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pmrh45FdROs

Here’s a cool way to paint all your gadgets to become ultra-violet reactive.

Commercial UV paint is far too expensive. Using extremely UV reactive yard marking paint from any hardware store, you can pimp your case for just 26 cents an ounce! Check out our DIY HacknMod.com demonstration video.

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Phone HACK – How to Unblock Blocked Caller-ID Numbers!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3S0RjrXhw0

Here’s a cool hack showing you how to unblock blocked caller-ID numbers.

*This is informational purposes only.  Do not use this hack unless you are a law enforcement agent.

In a demonstration video, a hacker tweaks said asterisk box with some new configurations to strip out privacy flags, forward the call to another number, and ultimately reveal caller ID information which, surprisingly, is still available. This isn’t meant to be easy, but if the terms “prepend,” “SIP trunk,” and “ast

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MIT Students Develop Solar Dish Capable of 1000X Sun Power!

Here’s a cool solar dish that is capable of “vaporizing” water the second you hit the apex of its dish.  The MIT students have already formed a corporation, there’s no telling when this will be available for homes and offices.

The results are staggering — the completed mirror focuses enough solar energy at its focal point to melt solid steel.  The energy of typical sunlight is concentrated by a factor of 1,000.  This was showcased during a demonstration, in which a team member held up a board, which instantly and v

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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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DIY Hard Disk Drive Drum Machine!

Wow, this is awesome! This guy is serious about recycling. The hard disks are connected to his MIDI system and are all coordinated to play drums. Well watch the video after the jump to see it in action!

Fibra from Belgrade has created an interesting drum system. It uses old hard drive read/write arms as drum hammers. The original hard drive voice coils are used to move the arms. The picture above is the new system which doesn’t seem to be documented yet, have a look at the video for a demonstration of the first version. If you need a larger ha

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