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Newsstand Hack – How to Make a Digital Newsstand!


Here’s a really fun hack that shows you how to make a digital newsstand for your home!  This might be a great way to check out front page news of your favorite newspapers, all while sitting at home.

Of course, we’d like to see this hacked a bit further, perhaps somehow hooking up a Kindle 2 to actually read the whole newspaper.

I’ve modified an old newspaper box to deliver the latest headlines to my livin

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Disco Ball Hat!

I don’t think most clubs will let you in with this Disco Ball Hat but I believe its main use if for those in-house raves where you are the DJ and you can’t afford a real disco ball for your living room.  Still, not a bad investment if the ball works as well as it should.

The funniest gift you’ll ever give! The craziest hat you’ll ever wear! The disco ball really turns! Don’t go to the part — bring the party with you

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HP Firebird 802 Unboxing Review!

Okay, the guys over at Engadget are always receiving “free” stuff and also complaining but heck, I am jealous. :p

Anyways, they have some “pictures” you can see before they do a full review of this new HP Firebird gaming PC.

The Firebird itself looks just as nice in our living room as it did at CES, but there are some sad surprises here — the super-heavy external power brick has a troublesomely lame connector, and the included wireless keyboard is pretty simply crap — the slightest downward pressure basica

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DIY – How to Make a Birdie Food Shack!

Do you have a home with lots of birds?  Well, you can refer to this DIY on how to make a birdie food shack so you can watch your birds close-up and help them eat nutritious foods.

we’ve been wanting to get a bird feeder to hang outside our living room window for some time now. (hopefully it won’t drive our cats nuts!) this little feeder was inexpensive and easy to make, and we were able to customize it with paint to look like a little snack stand at an amusement park!

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DIY – How to Make Wall Art using Ceiling Medallions!

Here’s a cool DIY showing you how to use ceiling medallions as wall art, great idea for your home.

The lightweight urethane medallions were simply painted in subtly varying shades of yellow and easily mounted on the wall of this living room. The medallions are affordable, around $20 to $30, so it’s quite an attainable way to bring “art” into your home. Another thought? Pick up

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MIT DIY Robotic Wheelchair is Smart and Learns your Environment!

Check out this awesome prototype Robotic Wheelchair that the MIT researchers have been working on and it might just change the way physically-challenged people get around town.

The Robotic Wheelchair uses voice commands to navigate the wheelchair itself (which is nothing new) but what is interesting is the fact that the Robotic Wheelchair will remember the places you go such as your living room, the bathroom, etc…etc…

In other words, it has enough intellect to “remember” the places  you go.

Unlike other attemp

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DIY – How to Make your own RC Helicopter!

DIY - How to Make your own RC Helicopter!

Although most of us would be better off buying an RC helicopter off the rack at the local hobby store, you can make your own if you want to with this terrific DIY guide on how to make your own RC helicopter.

Flying RC helicopter is really very exhilarating. Their versatility gives a RC pilot a complete access to the three-dimensional space in such a way that no other machines can! I have played RC helicopter for more than one year but still find that I have just learn

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DIY – How to Build Your Own HDTV Antenna and use Direct TV Satellite as Mount!

DIY - How to Build Your Own HDTV Antenna and use Direct TV Satellite as Mount!

Don’t get the wrong idea here.  The idea is to use an existing Direct TV Satellite as a mount for the HDTV antenna.  This does awfully better than anything you can buy and probably get really good reception with this method.

I got my Tv converter Box (with the Government program Coupon). I hooked up with a regular rabbit ear antenna and although the signal and quality are waaaay better that the analog ones, I couldn’t get all the stations and some where a bit er

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Budweiser Telephone!

If you can’t drink it, it’s not beer but if you can talk to it, it could be a Budweiser telephone. (or just a beer bottle and you got too drunk)

Too bad, the beer bottle isn’t real glass, making it too easy to tell it’s not a real beer bottle.

    Very Vivid Budweiser beer shape phone. Beer Telephone is prefect as a decoration in your bedroom / living-room / bar-table / computer desk / pub / snack store Last Number Redial. The f

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DIY – How to Make Sound Absorbing, Stackable Gobos!

If you are a musician, you will reap cash-savings benefits from making these stackable Gobos for your garage music studio.

Now, here’s how to make those pesky little sound-absorbing, stackable gobos!

Gobos are really useful things especially if you’re working in a sub-par recording environment (ie. your living room). So what exactly is a Gobo?

Baffle – A physical object that absorbs or otherwise reduces the volume of sound which passes through

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