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Ring DIY – How to Make a Silver Ring from Quarters!

Want to give your girlfriend the best gift ever for her Birthday?  How about make a customized silver ring that you can make from quarters made before 1964? (quarters made before 1964 are silver)

Better yet, you could probably engrave something special on the ring when you are done with it.

Do you have a quarter from 1964 or before? If you do, it is made of silver. You can turn that coin into a nice silver band using a spoon, a drill, and a metal file. A quarter will yield a small ring, size ~7 or less. You can get a larger size but the ring will be very skinny. If yo

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Newsstand Hack – How to Make a Digital Newsstand!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeCvgEZDG14

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 livi

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Parking Hack – How to Hack Parking Meters!

Well, San Francisco has been buzzin’ with new parking meters that can be paid wireless via your cellphone or even re-charged via a website.

Here’s a bunch of neat stuff on how to hack parking meters.

*NOTE: This is informational only, not for real life, don’t blame us if you get arrested. :p

If you can find a similar-sized coin from another country, that might be a good way.  I used to us

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