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Food Hack – How to Crack an Egg!

Believe it or not, the guys over at About.com show you the “right way” to crack on egg by cracking it on a flat surface instead of edge of a bowl like how I do it.

It’s interesting to note that some people probably don’t know even how to do that yet.

Don’t worry, if worse comes to worse, use my method is to crack the whole egg and use the shell too like Nick Vujicic, I am sure shell has some great protein.

But in short, it’s best to

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Laptop Blog Roundup!

Here’s an update on the best of week from our laptop blog:

Stinger laptop game pad allows you to play games on your laptop with a real game controller.  Leather case for Acer Aspire is now here!

Do you want to surf the web while walking/running/cycling on your treadmill?  Well, you can now with the

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VHS Hack – How to Make a VHS USB Flash Drive!

I am sure many of you are wondering why in the world you would make a VHS USB flash drive.  That’s exactly the point.

By making one of these VHS USB flash drives, you can easily and inconspicuously hide all your important  data as part of your old VHS collection that might be gathering dust anyways.

Alan from HackedGadgets has done it again, he’s made this cool retro-gadget and wants to share with you, every little detail and things you’d need to know to make one yourself, enjoy.  Great stuff Alan, keep ’em comin’ are u twittering yet?

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DIY Beer R2D2 Serves Beer!

Looks like someone overly zealous about Star Wars have made a cool DIY Beer R2D2.  Now, this one uses a Heineken can but I am sure you can use the bigger version, like a real keg, to make a functional Beer R2D2.  Anyone up for the challenge?

What is Beer2-D3 made from?

Beer2’s technical specs: Head – 1945 chrome BLC utility light shell. Eye – vintage movie camera lens w/adjustable spring-loaded aluminum casing. Body – 4.7

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Ubuntu Hack – How to Make Ubuntu run Super Fast!

For those of us who are anti-Windows and anti-Mac, we will benefit from learning how to make Ubuntu run super fast.

Here’s some great tips on minimizing processes to make your Ubuntu run faster than ever:

1. Remove Network Manager if you do not need it “sudo apt-get remove network-manager”. If possible give yourself a static IP in /etc/network/interfaces like so:

auto lo iface lo inet loopback

auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.150 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.1.100 broadcast 192.168.0.255 gat

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Moller Flying Car – The Autovolantor!

Moller has been building flying cars for decades now based in Davis, California, the same town that I went to college.  I remember hearing about my friends who “saw” a flying car in the field at least couple times a month before I found out about it blogging.

Anyways, Moller has a new type of flying car called the Autovolantor which can “fly” over traffic occasionally but it’s not designed for full flights.

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DIY Headphones

Here’s a cool DIY headphone.  I can feel ya because I listen to music all day long too.  As soon as I am off the computer, I immediate switch onto my MP3 or iPod.

Since I listen to music/podcasts/audiobooks throughout the day while I’m working, I adapted a pair of normal safety earphones for speakers, and added a vintage look. I cut the outside portion

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DIY Server HACK – HOWTO fight/stop DoS(Denial of Service) Attacks using open source code (D)DoS-Deflate!

Here’s HOW TO fight/stop DoS(Denial of Service) Attacks using open source code (D)DoS-Deflate!

Recently, Zedomax.com has been receiving DoS(DenialOfService) attacks from various different sources.

We first thought it was too much traffic but it turns out it was some type of DoS attack. How did we find that out?

Well, after we installed a free open-source (D)Do

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