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Easy DIY: Cardboard iPod Speaker/Stand

Here’s a decent mod, albeit not a beautiful one. Take an iPod Touch and strap a cardboard box to the back with a ghetto speaker inside it. Poke out a few holes, wire up a headphone jack and boom, instant portable speaker. It also does a decent job of keeping the iPod upright. Genius? No, but the ability to blast ...

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DIY iPhone Scanner

Now don’t get too excited. This isn’t some crazy contraption that will scan your friend’s boobs when you’re out to dinner one night. This is a nice limited contraption that allows you to “scan” items with your iPhone. It’s essentially a stand that holds the iPhone up with a white piece of paper on the bottom to keep the background ...

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My Wife Left Me Because Of My Cardboard Star Trek Models

I thought I was really into Star Trek. I have every episode from the original series and TNG as well as many articles of clothing and a beer bottle opener shaped like the Enterprise. However, Bob Prior’s passion and fanboy-ism for Star Trek far surpasses my own. He’s created Star Trek replicas from Rice Krispies boxes. From Kirk to Picard, ...

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Freedom Like A Shopping Cart

They say malt liquor tastes better on the street. I wouldn’t know because I don’t live in a cardboard condominium but I do enjoy my malt liquor. Apparently so do designers Barry Sheehan and Gregor Timlin for their concept of the Shelter Cart in light of Designbooms mobile living/storage competition. It’s your standard cart but flip it over and you’ve ...

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DIY Guitar Picks

These homemade guitar picks from Flickr member Aud1073cH are pretty badass. With designs ranging from Mount Rushmore to the Toshiba and Paramount logos, one wonders how he created these… Handmade guitar picks. Most are made from old plastic cards (gift cards, credit cards, hotel room keys, etc.) Other materials are cardboard, “Handi Snacks” stick, CD, Toshiba laptop, and plastic packaging. ...

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Cardboard Music Box Plays Square Waves

Though video game aficionados will benefit the most from a device emitting Paperboy-esque sounds, this homebrew music box. It generates random tones from an oscillator and feeds the audio through a speaker. All of which is housed inside a cardboard box mind you. The schematics, videos, plans, part list, etc. are available for download off of the website and truth ...

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RoboCard Keeps CDs Safe and Your Butthole Clean

With his tin toy robot look and corrugated cardboard body, the RoboCard is willing and ready to do the extremely bizarre task for which he was created. Believe it or not, RoboCard will hold and protect up to 14 CDs and a roll of extra toilet paper “for any spill, leak, drip, drop, or other emergency.” At W8.7″ x D6.3″ ...

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