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Chinese 2008 Olympic Swim Center

Check out some pictures of the new swimming center for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. It looks like a giant watercube, which is what it’s supposed to look like.

“Our ‘Watercube’ concept is a simple and concise square form that ultimately uses the water bubble theory to create the structure and building cladding, and which makes the design so unique. It appears random and playful like a

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In-rack wireless modules for PLCs

Here’s a cool radio gizmo wireless module you can use for PLCs and other “industrial” applications.  You could probably use it with CUBLOC or CuTOUCH too… Check out Prosoft Technologies for more info.

Frequency hopping

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DIY HOWTO – Photography

Darrell submitted his site today for some link exchange with us today. I checked out his site and it’s kinda cool. Actually Garrett and I were talking over lunch at McDonald’s today that it would be really cool to make some “how to make a good digital photos” DIYs but here it is!

The one above is a photography howto that’s very simple. (What’s the difference between the photos

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Google Phone CONTEST – “What will it look like?” contest for 100 bucks!

The Google phone is supposed to be coming some time soon (hopefully) in the near future. We are having a contest for $100 US via Paypal for best Google Phone ideas. Kinda like the iPhone but we are giving back some of the small amount of money we made through advertisements. Just send your iPhone design to: max at zedomax dot com. The winner will be announced on May 5th, 2007, on

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ECOS LIFELINK – A Solar/Wind Water, Electricity AND Wireless Station

Check out the Ecos Lifelink that brings re-use of energy through solar power, wind power, water power. Even wireless is provided “re-using” that same generated power.

Awesome! (Save earth, peace! >- )

One of the most brilliant inventions we’ve seen to date is this mobile, portable structure which provides water purification, electricity and even wireless internet access – all through the power of the wind and the sun. The Ecos LifeLink was released earlier th

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Get paid $4,500 by Google to work on open-source projects!

 

Here’s a cool way to spend your summer and get paid if you are into open source projects! WordPress is among the projects that were accepted by Google. It seems like Google just has too much money to give away, why not take advantage of it?

 

 

Looking for something fun to do this summer? All college and university st

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DIY HACK PROJECT – Audio Spectrum using an Atmel AVR MCU!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gKk_hcp8Vw

Wow, check out this cool audio spectrum analyzer you can make using an Atmel AVR MCU! Well, I’ve always wanted to make one of these but finally found it at HackedGadgets!

This is an experimental work to monitor a spectrum pattern in radio band, and is a continuous project from Audio Spectrum

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Mechanical Hit Counter

Here’s a cool ethernet-enabled mechanical hit counter. It seems kind of over-powered using a relay but this can be a great source of information for similar applications.

So, when you ping salem, you’re actually hitting my firewall, which redirects ICMP type 8 (Echo Request) so the board, whose internal address is 192.168.0.2.The BX decodes the ping request and asserts a TTL output high for 50ms. This turns on the transistor, which fi

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Real-time audio driven drum controller

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8JBPhbsEF8

Wow, check out this awesome electronic drum controller that sorta mimics the Nintendo Wii controller without the controller…tight…

BillaBoop is a real-time audio driven drum controller which allows the user to control up to 3 drum instruments. The user can control any drum synth with the voice (beat box), or any object or musical instrument

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Stretch Ferrari Limousine Made!

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Check out these guys making a stretch Ferrari Limousine by cutting up a Ferrari 360 Modena. Yikes, I probably be happy with a non-stretched one…

The motorsport press thought it was a big deal when Ferrari made their F1 car longer than last season’s by a couple of inches. Well, some nutjobs in a chop-shop somewhere have taken things a step further by hacking a perfectly good Ferrari in two and adding a few seats, turning out a gran turismo even longer than

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