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DIY HACK – This guy builds a GIANT Paper Boat!

Yes, this is great news for all of us DIYers and hackers. You can actually build a GIANT Paper Boat! Yes, we need more people who can think “BIG” like this…

Well, we will see how the sail ends…

The 37-year-old artist came up with the idea one breakfast time, while he was sitting at his kitchen table fiddling with

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DIY HACK – How to make a portable Laser Projector!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/763506/laser_projector_you_can_take_anywhere/

Wow, this is somethin’ I’ve always wanted to make with the free laser Dragonlasers sent me a long time ago…

But here it is! Looks like he’s from the UK. 🙂

P.S. Remember we ARE giving out a FREE Dragon Laser to the top commentator this month.  So make sure to participate.  Looks like Brian is going to get it at this rate. 🙂

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Get 35% more MPG on your car with this little device.

video://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2438134250583325882

Basically this little device produces HHO and feeds it into your fuel line in your car. The HHO is produced by distilled water and baking soda. The only drawback is that you much keep adding the distilled water and baking soda once a week.

This is a very good idea. I’ve heard of water injection systems but this one actually injects HHO.

Looks pretty cool to me, has

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Solar Powered Steakhouse

Wow, a solar powered steakhouse?!? Great job you guys! 🙂

Ted’s Montana Grill in Tallahasee, Florida is the first restaurant based chain to install and use solar power.. This restaurant is owned by Ted Turner and is an eco-friendly restaurant in a chain of 49 restaurants in 18 states, “menus are printed using recycled paper, no plastics are used in the restaurant and soft drinks are served in recyclable glass bottles“.In all the popular

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Maker Faire 2007 – Biological Containment Art – Junior’s Returns

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvjCTQ0gFPw

 

Check out this cool biological containment art from Philip Ross. It’s a hydroponic garden which allow just enough light using LEDs for the plants to survive but do not grow bigger. Very interesting. This might be good for saving our planet by controlling light plants receive and thus use less energy if we are ever in a closed environment due to wars and what not. (no

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Zedomax Maker Faire 2007 Coverage – Electric Motorcycles

I love motorcycles in general since I own a Gixer but WOW; I was amazed at these really cool electric motorcycles at the Maker Faire. These things have like 30 batteries hooked up to it!

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HPV – Human Powered Vehicle or Cool Bike we say

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PAT1i3m-Dg

Wow, there’s so much stuff still to come from our Maker Faire 2007 coverage. It’s like a massive virus or a bomb that hasn’t released itself yet…

With all the cool bikes we’ve covered in the past, this is probably the coolest bike, well at least the most technological “lookin'”. I am not exactly sure where this bike is from, I think we’ve covered it before but…

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Zedomax Maker Faire 2007 Coverage – Sit and Pedal Persistence of Vision!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evhn0OBzASE

It’s been a blast yet we’ve been able to get barely 5 hours sleep. But we will get all this cool stuff posted.

Mayhem & Chaos brings you some really cool sit and pedal POV (Persistence of Vision) using recycled bicycle parts.

I guess Mayhem took it to Burning Man every year. Cool… I gotta go one of these days.

Thanks Mayhem for letting us take a vid!

Mayhem & Chaos website

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Maker Faire – Flying Saucer Oven

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iFppXL0Ov8

Here’s a simple flying saucer oven that uses a single light bulb yet heats up to 425 degrees fahrenheit!

They won the Dorkbake competition. This is really simple but great idea!

Eric and Jodi Kurland Eric is an award-winning filmmaker and digital artist whose films have played in festivals around the world. Jodi is a physical therapist and self-published photographer and author known to dabble in crafts.

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Steam turbine tank!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07PBSjExN2Y

Cool, we are looking forward to Maker Faire for cool steam tanks like this!

So what do you do after you’ve made a bunch of steam powered r/c tanks? Well you try making a steam turbine tank of course! Making a steam turbine r/c machine has sort of been one of my Holy Grails, but there are many issues with steam turbines, that made it difficult for me to tackle on the project.

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