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Wii Hack – How to Make a Wiimote Jogging Board!


If you are a Wii addict/hacker, you will want to check out this homebrewed hack on making your own Wiimote jogging board.  Of course, making things yourself always beats anything you can buy such as WiiFit.

I wondered about a way to get fitter, work out without having to go running outside (although that is very healthy). I didn’t think the Wii balance board would do the trick, as the Wii games where reported not to be very intense, and the board itself is to hard for running on it. So what

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Election Hack – How to Make an Electo-Meter!

Of course, someone had to come up with this cool election hack on election day, an Electo-meter that tells you which senator becomes the next President of United States.  Make sure to embed your Google Election map today. 🙂

Well, my good friend John Erickson tossed together an awesome script for the election returns tonight. The orb starts off dark, and the script periodic

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Thai Food Hack – How to Make Coconut Milk!

I have to admit that I have been blessed with lots of desire to learn new types of food.  Lately, I have been mastering the art of making Thai food, my favorite is Tom Kha Gai, which of course, requires some coconut milk.

Although I have heard that coconut milk is simply the juice from the coconut milk, I have never seen it in person but I did find this cool food hack on how to make coconut milk.


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Airplane Hack – How to Land a 747!

Here’s a cool airplane hack on how to land a 747 just in case.

Main Checklist Get on the radio, and tell whoever’s listening that you are landing a 747. Engage a single channel of the autopilot — light one of the buttons labeled “CMD.” Point the heading indicator in the direction indicated to keep the plane straight and level. Find the checklists in the side pocket of the pilot’s and copilot’s seat. If the plane is a 747-400, engage the Automatic Landing System (ALS). If it is not a 747-400, see below under “Landing Without ALS.”

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Apple Hack – How to Replace the Cells in Your Apple Powerbook G3 Battery!

Here’s a cool apple hack on how to replace the cells in your Apple Powerbook G3 if your batteries keep running out of time.

I decided to get new replacement cells from Battery Space instead of surplus cells at a slightly better price elsewhere. There are nine 18650 Li Ion cells in each battery, so I ordered 18 of them at a cost of about $100 with solder tabs. When they arrived, I carefully followed the instructions here to disassemble the first battery. It look

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Firefox 3 Hack – How to Consolidate your Menu Buttons!

Here’s a cool hack on how to consolidate your menu buttons in Firefox 3.  It’s pretty easy to do but in case you don’t know how…

Just by moving a few small things around you can have all Firefox’s menu and location bar features, but without them taking up all the real estate.

via lifehacker

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DIY Gmail HACK – How to Make a Physical Gmail Notifier!

Here’s a cool hack on how to make a physical gmail notifier.  You could probably use any other type of LED RGB device too.

I was given a lovely glowing cube by the generous people at Linden Labs as a freebie at a job fair yesterday, and I decided that it was far too attractive to simply sit there on a shelf, pulsating forlornly until its batteries went flat. How about making

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DIY iPhone HACK – How to make an iPhone LoJack and chart your location using Google Maps!

Here’s a great hack on how to make an iPhone LoJack and also be able to chart your location using GoogleMaps.

Basically the hack connects a Twitter account so your iPhone “twitts” your iPhone’s location at set intervals.  The “twitts” are basically GoogleMaps URLs that locates the GPS location of the iPhone.

How cool it that?  Pretty awesome I’d say.

If you’re traveling across the country, change your start interval to 15 minutes or a half hour and

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