DIYs & Mods

T-Mobile Got The Shit Hacked Out Of It

T-Mobile is confirming today that a hacker (or group of hackers) broke into its systems and pretty much stole every last goddamned file that wasn’t nailed down to the theoretical floor. The hackers themselves posted a message to SecLists.org detailing what they had done and the damage is absolutely brutal. Like Checkpoint Tmobile has been owned for some time. We ...

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Smell of Books: The Cure for Print Withdrawal

I’m sort of worried that if I invest so much money in a Kindle, I’m going to have some serious tactile and olfactory withdrawal. And I don’t think I’m along. We need to feel the book in our hands and smell the scent that only a newly cracked-open book can emit. “Smell of Books” aerosol spray allows you to simulate ...

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LEGO Fire Skull: Fewer Bricks Than You Might Think

Bricks aren’t the only neat buildables offered by LEGO. The LEGO flame attachments have their own little sub-culture of fandom, as seen through this awesome LEGO Fire Skull built by resident LEGO pyro Billy McGill. If your friends are more of the death metal-type, they might not be all that impressed with other styles of LEGO modeling. But this skull ...

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Pong Hat Lets You Play With Your Eyebrows

The Arduino makes a fierce return, this time in the form of a hat. Using flex sensors and a hat-mounted Arduino, Instructables user RonanOD created a game of Pong where you use your eyebrows for play. The hat senses how much pressure is being created along the brim and uses the related data as input in the game. Instructions are ...

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DIY Chalkboard Refrigerator

Parents with younger children, listen up. This is a chalkboard fridge. By that, I mean that with a little time and money, you can turn the entire facade of your refrigerator into a damn chalkboard. This will keep your kids entertained for hours on end and will most likely keep them from drawing all over the walls. Essentially, you just ...

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Nike+ System Hacked To Open Car Doors

Using an Arduino, hacker knowledge and a Nike+ iPod Serial to USB adapter, Nathan Seidle was able to rig up a system that constantly checks for his keyfob. When Nate gets close enough to his car, it opens up. When he walks away, it locks. The system worked flawlessly until he realized that while at work, the car would randomly ...

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PSP Go Revealed in Leaked Shots from Qore

Hey, hey Sony gamers. Looks like the Playstation team has let one slip. Originally scheduled for an E3 unveil, screenshots and video clips of the PSP Go have been revealed early by Qore magazine. Above you will see the PSP Go in all of its glory in a apparent screenshot from the magazine. There’s also a video floating around of ...

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RSS Icon Pillow: Read Feeds In Your Dreams

My RSS reader (Google Reader is my choice) has become somewhat of an addiction. I have filled my reader with more subscriptions than I could ever read in one sitting, but what can you do, knowledge is power right? I think this awesome RSS Icon Pillow would remind me that I have plenty of feeds sitting, waiting on the net ...

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Got Extra Eco Tote Bags? Turn Them Into Pillows

Like many of you, I’ve accumulated more eco fabric tote bags than I know what to do with. There is just no way I’d ever buy enough groceries to fill all of these things. So instead of wasting perfectly good fabric, why not use the bags to create something you’ll actually use? These DIY eco tote bag pillows are an ...

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