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Build a Super Sky Cycle and jump that traffic jam!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QOWwzIn8OQ

Check out these Super Sky Cycles you can build which are a motorcycle/helicopter hybrid.

Don’t worry about traffic jams anymore. This SkyCycle is a cross between a motorcycle and a gyroplane. It can race to 55 mph on the ground and more than 100 mph in the air. Unfortunately, it is only available as a kit, so you’ll have to rely on your own craftsmanship… but it will only cost you about $37,000.

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Roomba HACK – Roomba with Laser sighting Soft BB Gun

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgfLLWjYp4s

Check out this cool Roomba that can shoot continuous soft BBs to the target which it tracked through it’s laser sighting.

This is a current project of mine, hacking a Roomba Red. After seeing all the roomba hacks on MAKE and Hack A Day I really wanted to build my own bluetooth controlled roomba. What really finally motivated me was seeing all the different projects on

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Garrett’s USB Mouse Prank Device

video://blip.tv/file/get/Zedomax-USBMousePrankDevice395

I was at work trying to draw some stuff and Garrett came over with his USB Hid Portal device and plugged it into my USB hub (which was annoying at first) then suddenly my mouse started making circles on its own! So we decided to call this the USB Mouse Prank Device… There’s really no howto on this but you can check out Garrett’s past USB projects such as:

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DIY Project – M&M Line Trace Robot!

Tight, check out this really cool M&M Line Trace Robot! It’s awesome! They should sell these at M&M stores. (I recently bought a M&M sculpture for my dad’s birthday but this is even better!)

For the holidays, my local grocery store sold m&m’s candy containers in the shape of a racecar. The containers are painted metal (probably steel), with a thin plastic coating on the inside. A dinky package of plain m&m

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DIY SOLAR HACK – Cool collection of Solar Cooker HOWTOs

Check out the inclined solar cooker and the vast range of solar cooker HOWTOs here.

Solar cooker available, generally fall under two categories. One is box type and the other is parabolic reflector focusing type .The cooking ability of existing box type simple solar cooker is seems to be not satisfactory in comparison to the cost involved. .Parabolic reflector focusing type cooker needs frequent adjustmen

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Human Powered Vehicle

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Wow, check out this cool human powered vehicle!

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DIY SOLAR HACK – Pizza Box Solar Cooker

Check out this cool Pizza Box Solar Cooker which is very simple to make and you can cook pizza if you don’t have a microwave or an oven. This Pizza Box Solar Oven can reach up to temperatures of 275 Fahrenheit! Nice…

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DIY HACK – Deer Repellent

Here’s a cool Deer Repellent for those of you with deers on your front yard that eat up your plants. But just turn it off on Christmas so Rudolph the Raindeer doesn’t get scared.

My original “Deer Repellent/ Seismic Sensor” recommended using a speaker with a weight glued to the cone as a vibration sensor (see bottom of page) but it recently occurred to me that the speaker could supply the mass itself. By gluing

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DIY SOLAR HACK – How to make a Parabolic Solar Cooker

Check out these really large solar cookers you can use to cook some food. Maybe they will be able to commercialize this and let people cook some steaks on it instead of using up our precious earth resources.

One of the easiest beginnings for a parabolic solar cooker can be found in thousands of backyards across the United States-the satellite dish, from the large C-band to the small digital dish

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Make Balloon headed for space!

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video://blip.tv/file/get/Make-BalloonTracking735

Here’s a cool video of Bre trying to track his ballon that’s headed for space. You gotta check out the real-time data tracking which is the coolest part.

Good luck in spotting your balloon!

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