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Aqua Teen Hunger Force Update

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Things have been going crazy over Aqua Teen Hunger Force. I think their guerilla marketing strategy did work!

Check out these interesting links for the Aqua week:

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Gigantic Tennis ball Launcher!

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Check out this gigantic tennis ball launcher! A must if you are trying to help your son or daughter become the next Venessa Williams. Just make sure to use a nice racket!

I built this launcher for a friend of mine after he helped me machine some custom aluminum frames for the 2005 ASME Regional Design Contest. It features a 2.5″ ID pvc pipe barrel (perfect for tennis balls) and a 4″ ID pvc chamber. The val

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Make Daisy MP3 Made! Touchscreen Desktop MP3 hack coming soon…

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So we made the MP3 player and it works freakin’ great! The sound quality was as good as an off-the-shelf MP3s. We plan to hack it using a CuTOUCH CT1720 and make some cool touchscreen menus for it.

Here’s some pictures of how it will fit in the touchscreen enclosure: (It fit perfectly!)

The only hurdle we face now is changing the

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We just got our Make MP3 Player!

Yey, we just got our Make MP3 Player. We can’t wait to hack it. Garrett’s already stole it from me and soldering up half of the pieces together, I will probably get my hands on it later today. Thanks Phillip for the kit!,

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TRANZDUCER – Performances and installations at LEMURplex, Br

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Here’s some cool music created with some custom technology it seems…

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How to use a multimeter!

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Here’s a cool howto on using a multimeter. This could be very useful if you are a hacker, inventor, gadgeteer, maker, or ninja among other super human beings… It could be helpful to know the next time your wife asks you how many volts is running through the power line that your dog or cat stripped…

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Cool Feed reader

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Hey here’s a cool feed reader you can make. (Hey, Phillip, send me a make mp3 so i can start hacking it, we are in hibernation ‘cauz we really need a desktop mp3 player…)

Okay, we agree that we request too many free stuff but at least we do make things…hopefully a lot of them when we get out of our weird hibernation mode right now…

In the meanwhile, do check out our new video site dabomb.tv!

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DIY HACK – LED NERF Football!

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Check out this cool LED nerf football you can make! Although the howto is simple, the idea is a genuis!

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DIY HACK – Consolidate barcodes

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Here’s a cool hack if you use a lot of barcodes and carry a whole bunch of cards that you don’t need. A barcode is simply a number when translated. You can refer to our touchscreen barcode reader also for how to make a simple bar code reader.

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Circuit Bending – Make: Video Podcast

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Tight, Bre’s onto some more old school hacking at Make!

In this Weekend Projects podcast, Bre Pettis is joined by circuit bender Justin Gerardy to explain how to circuit bend. Then we bent up a Speak and Read and an Omnichord. With the omnichord, we found everything by probing around for cool sounds. If you’ve never done this, you’ve gotta try it out and circuit bend up some 80’s electronics!

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