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HOWTO setup a rocket for electrical ignition!

We were going to make a fireworks DIY for New Years but didn’t really know how to set the electrical ignition for it. Well, we just found one for rocket ignition that could work for our Chinese New Years DIY.

Now we get to see some great closeups of my favorite alloy (aside from inconel that is): nichrome. Nichrome is great. It’s cheap, heats up nicely, and doesn’t oxidize very easily. Beat that, tungsten carbide. You had to resort to a nonm

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DIY – Binary Clock

Here’s a cool binary clock DIY. Click here for Finished product and schematics.

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DIY – Voice recognition system by students from Cornell

Here’s a cool DIY voice recognition system by computer engineering students at Cornell University. Nice job, keep up the good work!

When we think of programmable speech recognition, we think of calling FedEx customer service call center with automated voice recognition response systems. We also think of PC-based speech recognition Dragon NaturallySpeaking. Now we took that a step further. We are talking about speech recognition in a tiny Mega32 microcontro

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How to Bypass Most Firewall Restrictions and Access the Internet Privately

Here’s a cool howto on bypassing firewalls. It can also be very helpful those of you trying to make an ethernet application since firewalls are existent almost everywhere now. Even your basic router at your home does have minimal firewall capabilities.

This week, we will digg a little bit deeper into firewalls, internet, and security hacks.

This guide discusses a way an employee or student can securely access the Internet while at work or school, and also get around some common firewall restrictions that prevent you fr

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DIY HACK – HOWTO make a open-source MP3 Player!

The guys Will at posted his howto on .  He shows us how to solder and assemble the Make Daisy MP3 Player from scratch! Well, this MP3 Player has always been on our priority list for hacking and modding so check it out and make one for yourself! We plan to hack it with some LCDs and more…

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Bugbots – “real” Bug clocks

Check out Bugbots or real bugs with clock embedded in them!  Our review is two thumbs up for ingenuity and creativity.

It’s the though that counts right, well if you get your special someone this gift for the holidays I am not sure you will be around to celebrate next years holiday season.

“Each bug is a real bug, with it’s carbon guts removed, and metal/silicon guts put in their place by artist Mike Libby. He “spent his yo

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DIY HACK – Make your own Super Bike Light!

Here are some super bike lights you can build using some parts from Home Depot!

I’ve been using this headlight for 4 years now and I’m still using the original bulbs. The low beam has power enough for speeds up to 40 miles per hour and on-coming traffic ALWAYS dims their brights when I flash the 50-watt high beam.

This one is made of 120 super-bright red LEDs, and two 1W Luxeon LEDs &

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HACK – Laser Pointer Control

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Wow, here’s some really cool laser pointer control. Sorta like your PDA device except you can point it anywhere with your laser pointer.

After I linked his basic laser pointer webcam interface the other day, [mnt] sent me this excellent demo of his gesture based laser po

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DIY HACK – Mac on a USB

Someone hacked a 2GB USB Drive MAC system! cool…

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PS3 Hack – PS3 Six axis Controller Can Be Used In Windows!

Looking for PS3 Axis Controller, go over here.

Wow, cool 5 step instructions to use PS3 6-Axis controller in Windows!

Heres the instructions to make it work

1. Download and install the filter driver (libusb-win32-filter-bin-0.1.10.1.exe). (attached zip) 2. Unpack ps3sixaxis_en.exe 3. Plug the SIXAXIS into your PC. 4. Run ps3sixaxis_en.exe once. 5. Push the PS button on the SIXAXIS once if it doesnt see it straight away.

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