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How to Make DIY Animated LED Glasses!

As soon as I saw these DIY animated LED glasses, I knew this is one of the coolest glasses I would ever get to wear.  From reading the instructions, it seems pretty easy to make, based on PixAxe microcontrollers, meaning you can program it in BASIC language.

I think the important thing here is that the idea of putting LEDs on the glasses (and taking it to music shows according to the author) that’s genius at hand.

Kudos, freakin’ love this.

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How to Make Electric Cable Organizer with Toilet Paper Rolls!

Here’s a neat idea for organizing all your electric cables in a box.  Rather than just placing them everywhere pointlessly and later cursing at yourself why you can’t find your microUSB cable while you try to root your Atrix 4G Phone, save all your toilet paper rolls and use them to compartmentalize your shoebox and neatly place all your wires there.

I’ve been doing exactly this, stuffing all my USB/computer cables in my drawer along with all my other things and I

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Photoshop/CSS Tutorial – How to Make a 3D Button that you Can Press!

In this Photoshop slash CSS tutorial, I am going to show you how to make a 3D button that you can actually press down on when you hover over it (or when you actually click on it if you want).

This is actually a trick I used to use all the time while designing websites and it can really spice up your website.  (Why do I not use it on this blog?  Well, my blog has a ton of blog posts and it runs on 4 web servers, if I put too many graphics, it will come to a screeching halt and the site would be a lot slower even though it’s slow already.)

First, you will need to make a

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Photoshop Tutorial – How to Make a Simple 3D Button in 5 Minutes!

I’ve been learning Photoshop for years (and I didn’t go to school or anything like that, just picked up things here and there) and I think I’ve gotten pretty good at it, not completely professional but I can make a 3D button in just a minute or so.

Anyways, it’s not that hard to do, let me show you how to make a very simple and basic 3D button in just 5 minutes of your time:

First, open up Photoshop. (duh!)

Next, hit Ctrl+N to create a new image. Make sure you start learning all the shortcuts in Photoshop, it will make your life easier.

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How to Make Your iPad Waterproof with Dry Case!

For those of you with an iPad or any 10.1″ tablet device and you want to take it to the beach or near the water, there’s a cool gadget for that, this Dry Case comes with self vacuum-sealing technology so your tablet device will stay dry up to 100 feet in the water.  Pretty good idea, I think many will find this very useful.

Press Release:

Wilmington, NC (April 2011)—Dry Corp has been receiving a large number of inquiries lately regarding whether or not their DryCASE Tablet will work with the iPad 2.

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How to Make Non-Toxic DIY Etching Solution!

Etching solution is probably more well known as solution containing Iron(III) Chloride.  This Iron (III) Chloride is probably very bad for our environment (it is) or toxic plus very acidic. (See Wikipedia here for more info.)

If you have kids in your house and you like to etch your own PCBs, having too much of this toxic, etching solution is probably not a smart idea nor is it great for the environment everytime you wash it down the toilet (or sink).

Now, there’s a better, environment

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LED Craft Hack – How to Make a LED Blanket!

You know kids love playing in a blanket with flashlights, at least I remember doing so playing ghost and monster all night long. Well, what if you can add some LEDs to a quilted blanket? This would make some awesome present for your kids or perhaps a good blanket to carry with you in the dark.

How to make this LED blanket? Check out the video of the LED blank below then hit up the source link for all godly-details on how to make your own LED blanket.

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DSLR Hack – How to Make a DIY Lightning Detection Trigger!

The other week I noticed a bunch of lightning happenin’ right here in San Francisco right by my window. Of course, I wanted to take some photos with my Canon 7D DSLR camera but the problem was how I would time it correctly to actually take the photo right when lightning strikes.

For those of you amateurs and pro photographers who want to take lightning well, you might want to learn how to build your own lightning detection trigger. This in my humble opinion would be the best way to take lightning photos without waiting it for it all your life.

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How to make NEARLY FREE International Calls!

I know many of you probably already use Skype or Google Voice to make nearly FREE international calls but for those of you who are not using it, here’s how to do it:

For those of you with a smartphone, you can either get the Skype or Google Voice on your Android or iPhone. For Skype, international calls are really cheap and Google Voice too.

I use Skype on my Droid 2 make nearly free international calls all the time and when

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DSLR Hack – How to Make Your Own DIY DSLR Pinhole Lens!

For those of you looking to make your own pinhole lens for your DSLR camera, here’s a video tutorial guide that shows you how. Pinhole lenses are the cheapest lenses you can make yourself since they are virtually nothing but a camera cover with a hole size of a pin.

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