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DIY HACK – HOWTO make your own Condom Sound Activated Party Lights when you ain’t gettin’ any!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/826934/magnum_condom_sound_activated_led/

Okay, here’s a funny DIY where you can make your own sound activated party lights.

If you want the non-adult version, you can check out our Christmas Voice Activated Party Lights too. (And yes, you have to use a Magnum for this one)

This project shows you how to make a music light out of inflated condoms

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DIY Firefox HACK – HOWTO maximize your Firefox using Tab extensions!

Check out this great blog post on how to maximize the use of your Firefox tabs. I personally use Tab Mix Plus on one of my (crappy) Vista computers and it helps Vista from crashing Firefox. (although it still crashes)

Every Firefox user spends a lot

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Microfiber fabric = electricity ???

Wow, check out this Yahoo news that microfiber fabric might produce electricity. We might just be able to start generating electricity everytime we move a finger!

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. scientists have developed a microfiber fabric that generates its own electricity, making enough current to recharge a cell phone or ensure that a small MP3 music player never runs out of power.

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DIY HACK – HOWTO Hack StumbleUpon using StumbleBots!

Well, I have never used these methods before, but I hopped onto it the other day so I might as well share it with the world.

There are 2 stumblebot sites, stumblebot.com and stumblebot.net.

Stumblebot.com is actually a software they sell for like $147, it’s sorta like those Craigslist automators.

It looks like it’d work pretty good. But I wouldn’t pay for it, I

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DIY HACK – Convert thin air into electricity!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/915226/free_electricity_from_thin_air/

Ever thought of turning electrical waves floating in the air into electricity? Well, here a guide if you need it.

This is btw, similar to the new “wireless” batteries that Phillips is working on.  (i think it’s phillips…)

via HighT3ch

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DIY HACK – HOWTO build your own in-car PC!

Here’s a good one on how to build your own in-car PC! Although I wouldn’t recommended as people woud probably rob you as quickly as you install it.

As a marine electrician I’ve installed a few desktops in yachts to avoid the above mentioned problems so when I bought a used Grand Caravan in July and it had this empty space between the front seats I thought, why not? The first task was to measure the distance between the seats and see if anyone

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DIY Linux Web Server HACK – Automate your MySQL MySQL database backups

Okay, I’ve been running dedicated servers for couple years now and I used to mess around with Linux boxes back in college.

Here’s an essential automatic script and a cron job you will need in order to keep your backup automatic.

Yes, if you get a dedicated server, don’t get their stupid extra $15/month for backing up your database.  (All they do is make scripts like this one and charge you for it)

You can follow this example and go spend that money on junk food.

So all you have to do is FTP your backup files.

This is way better than goin

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DIY HACK – HOWTO Make A Dangerous Blow-pipe!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/686548/how_make_a_dangerous_blow_pipe/

Here’s something you can make to torture your neighbors. Well…j.k.

Imagine there is a famine and you are back to the hunter-gatherer times. If worst comes to worst and you need to catch a rabbit, a rat or anything that is digestable or anything that has to be hunted, you will need a weapon to serve you under those harsh conditions.

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Devices to convert your work-out energy into electricity!

Wow, this is something that could really change the world!

Advances in biomechanical engineering could use energy generated while walking, hiking or running to power any device requiring portable power, including night-vision goggles and other battery-operated devices used by soldiers as well as robotic prosthetic limbs, cell phones and computers in remote locations where no other energy sources are available.

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DIY – HOWTO melt a beer bottle in your microwave!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/1004040/melt_a_frickn_beer_bottle/

Here’s something you can do this weekend with your old beat-up microwave and some ingenuity.

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