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DIY HACK – luscious electric delight (L.E.D.)

This is freakin’ awesome!

We started experimenting with “row/column scanning”. This term refers to how the columns of shared anodes(+) and rows of shared cathodes(-) in an LED matrix can be quickly turned on and off to control a single LED within the matrix. Because the number of LEDs with in a matrix will always be fewer than the total number of rows and columns, it is more efficient to quickly address the columns and rows than each individual LED. We first soldered a

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DIY HACK – How to install Ubuntu Linux on a flash drive

Here’s a cool howto on installing your Ubuntu to a flash drive!

This’d be great for people like me since I can take Ubuntu with me everywhere.

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reliance on GPS -> Mercedes Splash

Ouch! This woman sent her Mercedes into a river by trusting her GPS instead of common sense. Good thing I don’t use one myself. Although I love tech, sometimes I feel you lose all the fun when a machine tells you where to go. Best way for me? Learn by feel and getting lost…

So far, over-dependence on GPS devices has resulted in more inconvenience than actual danger, but things took a turn for the worse earlier this month

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Music Sofa

Check out this cool space-age music sofa. I wonder how it balances…

Designed by Giongkun Wuqiongkun, this curved seat has enough cushions to keep you comfy, but also packs in a CD player for pumping the tunes to the large built-in speaker units. And if that’s not enough for you, it’s also got wireless functionality, so you can pull in tunes from elsewhere if you wish.

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DIY HOWTO – Drifting Techniques

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUec1MXoi0k

Tight, check out this video on how to drift an RX-7. It’s in Japanese (yeah, i don’t understand it either) but you could probably just see and learn.

Keiichi Tsuchiya shows us how to get “sideways” in a Mazda RX-7. Continue reading to watch.

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Doggy playing virtual soccer

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRi0m329iL4

I guess dogs are smart enough to play virtual soccer. I can’t wait for the virtual gaming machines to drop in prices so I can start playing virtual soccer with my dog.

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Whoosh Boom Splat for Projectiles

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Here’s a cool book that’s called, Whoosh Boom Splat. Check out the video to see the cool projectiles it can help you make.

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Samsung USB Monitor coming soon

Cool, Samsung is making some new USB monitors. I wonder if they are going to be powered by USB. Probably not at 5V… But it’d be cool if you could daisy link couple USB monitors together using some USB cables…

The best thing is that these USB monitors will not require any graphics card. tight tech…

Samsung has introduced what it claims is the world’s first USB-connected display, which also needs no graphics card.

The UbiSync LCD monitor has a 19-inch 1280-by-1024 screen that uses a software graphics adap

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DIY HACK – Remote Controlled Steam Beetle

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Check out this cool RC controlled steam beetle.

The first issue with the weight started in the wheels and tires. I replaced the stock tires and wheels to 2.2, but immediately encountered flat tires, especially when crawling. The stock foam can not support the weight, and the tires basically were always compressed, with the rim of the wheels grounded. This also made it impossible to tur

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Solar Lawnmower and Mopbot

Okay, I’ve finally been able to stay away from the computer thanks to my girlfriend. But we are back for some more hacks and DIYs.

Check out these cool solar lawnmower robots and mop robot if you don’t want to spend $200 on a Roomba. You could probably make these inventions a little bit smart by adding a programmable controllers such as CUBLOC or

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