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iPod Cigarette Case

This is a mod that hits close to home due to the fact that my iPod’s headphone jack died this week. Perhaps I should just gut it and turn it into a little case like this one. It holds plenty of cigarettes for your smoking pleasure. Pretend you’re a modern day Steve McQueen and light up a fag for good ...

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Esquire’s E-Ink Cover Turned Digital Clock

We found little purpose for the E-paper cover of Esquire magazine’s October 2008 issue. That’s not to say we didn’t like it. It’s stylish and way cooler than that “boobless” trick with a calculator. We just think it’s a little bulkier than it should be, considering it’s the cover of a magazine. Hack a Day’s Ian Lesnet took the Esquire ...

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Mac-O-Lanterns

Feeling like a Maverick? Like One-Eyed Jack? The Ace of Spades? Of course you do! Otherwise you wouldn’t be reading Gearfuse. Unleash your inner dork on October 31st and get ready for some Mac-O-Lanterns this Halloween. An Instructables article will walk you through the process of painting an old Mac orange and attaching a mouse to it. As for the ...

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Marijuana Pipe Made From An Old NES Controller

While you wait for your NES external hard drive to finish transferring porn, you might as well start making a piece to smoke with from an NES controller. Just gouge out the D-pad and fit a bowl in there, man. Connect a little rubber tubing and a mouthpiece and you’re ready to get stoned. Wait. Where’d I put my lighter ...

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You Want The Toaster Strudel or SMB 3?

It seems like the cool thing to do nowadays is mod a Nintendo Entertainment System into another object. Whether it’s a coffee table or a lunchbox, the NES has gone down as one of the most modded systems in history. This time around, some motherfucker put it in a toaster. Yeah, a toaster. Pop in your Pillsbury Toaster Strudel and ...

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Esquire’s E-Ink Cover Dissected

With Esquire‘s 75th anniversary taking place this year, the magazine released its latest issue with an E-Ink cover that comes with plenty of bits and pieces for DIYers to take apart and mess with. Phillip Torrone of MAKE points out the minor potential the E-ink cover has in regards to hacking but approves of its design with much enthusiasm. He ...

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DIY: Macro Photography Made Easily and On The Cheap

Check out this picture. What does it look like to you? If you guessed ballpoint pen, you’re correct. You win absolutely nothing because it wasn’t that difficult of a question to begin with and I’m not writing about a contest. However, if you’re into photography and want to be able to take macro photographs like the one shown above, there’s ...

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DIY: Custom DS Guitar For Guitar Hero: On Tour

Eric Ruckman was one individual disappointed by Guitar Hero: On Tour’s guitar peripheral for the DS. So, in an effort to form gameplay more faithful to the original Guitar Hero, Eric found a wireless PS2 guitar that no one wanted and cut a hole in the controller, removing all the guts. He then managed to connect the buttons of the ...

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Your Wii Can Play DVDs

Everyone has been knocking on Nintendo for the past years for not equipping any of its systems with a DVD player. Even third party developers are finding something to bitch about. With all this flashy DIY work people are doing to the original NES like that old school DVD hack, it makes me wonder why no one has made a ...

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D’oh! Homer Simpson Found on Euro Coin

It’s funny how the Simpsons seem to pop up everywhere. Especially Homer. From USB-powered lights to wall clocks to iPods, you just can’t seem to escape the charm of America’s favorite yellow family. Even across the world, in Aviles, Spain, Homer is turning up in odd places. A shopkeeper found him on the back of a one Euro coin instead ...

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