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Add an iPhone Dock to Your iPad For Real Multitasking

Don’t be fooled. You might think you’re multitasking, but you’re not. At least not effectively. Sure, Apple finally added a “here it is, now please shut up”-version of multitasking to iOS, but what you’re really doing is pausing. You want a true multitasking experience? You’re going to have to take matters into your own hands. This simple DIY will have ...

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Make Your Own Solar Powered, Portable WiFi HotSpot

If you had the chance to build a contraption that would provide you with green internet access almost anywhere, wouldn’t you take it? This DIY WiFi Repeater needs absolutely no electricity to function, yet extends your reach into the cloud by a significant amount. Solar panels power a Linksys WRT54G v8 router with 7.5 volts at 500 milliamps in direct ...

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Make Your Own Stormtrooper Helmet Out of Milk Jugs

Whatever your preferred breed of evil might be, whether you enjoy desert living or the advantages of blending into a crowd, there are ways to purchase a helmet solution for any path you desire to take. But never before has there been such an easy way to create your very own Stormtrooper Helmet, using only two empty gallon milk jugs, ...

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LEGO Hellboy

If I were Ron Perlman, I might be a little concerned. LEGO Hellboy came out of nowhere and showed off its clone-like resemblance to his comic book counterpart. I mean, there’s always the matter of the LEGO-man’s small stature, but anything can be edited with special effects these days. And just think of the money they’d save on wardrobe and ...

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LEGO Pac-Man Walker

How do you take down a ghost with a chip on its shoulder? Yeah, we’re looking at you Blinky. It’s simple enough. When Pac-Man himself just isn’t cutting it, it’s time to whip out some heavy artillery. The LEGO Pac-Man Walker illustrates my point to perfection. Strap Pac-Man onto a pair of exoskeleton legs, complete with blasters and I’m pretty ...

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Ninjabread Cookies

Even if you prefer Piratebread or even Zombiebread, you can’t deny the unique design of these Ninjabread Cookie Cutters. Made using strips of 0.5mm stainless steel and a jig to bend them into place, you can make your own Ninjabread Men if you’ve got the right supplies and feel like following some simple instructions at Instructables. If you thought catching ...

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Build Your Own Da Vinci Wooden Catapult

Leonardo da Vinci, a man of a million talents and designs which number in the hundreds, perhaps even thousands. One of Da Vinci’s classic designs is his improvements to the catapult, a weapon which was used through hundreds of years of war. Now, you can build the Da Vinci Wooden Catapult right in the comfort of your own abode. This ...

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1976 Land Rover Converted into a Real Life Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Replica

This is not a man who takes challenges lightly. When the daughter of Stuart Wallis from Ringwood town in Hampshire, England, challenged him to create a car similar to the flying vehicle seen in the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Wallis took it very, very seriously. So serious did he take this challenge, in fact, that only three months ...

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Machined iPhone 4 Case

More closely resembling an armored briefcase than a case for your smartphone, the Machined iPhone 4 Case by Karas Kustoms are anodized and prepared to take a fall, while leaving your phone intact. These cases also prevent the dreaded antennae issues, without even covering up the entire side of the phone. Karas Kustoms offers the cases for $39 a piece, ...

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