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Need a Project Battery? Get One for $10 or Free

The fine gentlemen over at Dealnews have spotted a Black & Decker Pocket Power Cordless/Rechargeable Power Supply for $10 over at Buy.com. What’s great about this is that these little power supplies can be used for your DIY/hacking projects. I’ll probably pick up two of these for use in future projects. I’m not revealing anything else… Actually, the best is ...

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Fujitsu’s New “Zero-Watt” Monitor Uses No Power On Standby

Out to save the world, are ya? No, no, don’t start shoveling your propaganda down our throats. We get it. You have your hybrids and we have our Hummers. But here’s a product we both can agree on: Fujitsu’s “Zero-Watt” Monitor. It claims to use absolutely no power when the display is in stand-by mode, which means two things: lower ...

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A REALLY Heavy Duty iPod Dock, AM/FM Radio, Power Station Hybrid

Construction workers like music too! Especially the sweet sound of a buxom booty making its way past the construction site. Oh, yeah! But enough of that. The point is, that just because you wear a blue collar, doesn’t mean you don’t rock out to a little ABBA every now and again. The ultra-rugged AM/FM Construction Radio is protected with hard ...

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You Say You Want A Revolution Door

Green power generation isn’t easy for large buildings. Some high-powered businesses, such as casinos and office buildings, would need a solar power grid the size of Rhode Island (the smallest state, but come on). The Revolution Door adds a turbine to the revolving door of power hungry businesses. As people come and go through the doors, power is generated. Might ...

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LED nose stud powered by breathing

Nose studs are cool right? How ’bout having an LED light on, hmm are you going to shove a battery up that nose? Some dude in Israel has got it all figured out, and they called it the Firefly. The Firefly LED nose stud is powered by electricity generated from your breathing airflow? (check out the tiny turbine above) Next ...

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AA to D battery convertor saves time and money

Simplicity solves so many problems. This little battery adapted is an excellent of simplicity put to a use that nearly everyone can use sooner or later. This little casing converts one AA battery to fit where a D size battery should go. It only costs $5 and if you are in a bit of a rush, it can get the ...

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ELPA warns geeks of the carbon dioxide they give out

Japanese company ELPA has introduced a meter that plugs between your AC and your electric appliance to measure the amount of electricity drawn out. Apart from just measuring the usual energy consumption over time in Watts, it also tells you how much you should be expecting to pay – in terms of yen according to standardized Japanese power charges. What’s ...

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USB heated mouse saves your hand from frostbite

As we find ourselves constantly further into winter everyday, here is a peripheral that might help you save yourself from frostbite. This is a USB heated mouse. Not only will the power from the USB go to powering this mouse, it will also be used to heat up your poor, freezing hand. You might not want to trash that USB ...

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Galaxy power supply of 1,000 Watts powers way more than you need

Have you ever felt that you 700 Watt power supply just isn’t enough? Oh, you haven’t? Well, some people out there have and they are jumping for joy right now that the Galaxy 1,000 Watt power supply has been released. So exactly what does 1,000 Watts do for you? You can successfully power 24 hard discs at one time. Bet ...

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Rubberband gun pleases young boys and grown men alike

This is the dream toy of boys everywhere. While kids under 10 might not understand the power of this, just show them a picture, it’s in their genes to know that this is great. This, my friends, in an automatic rubberband machine gun. Remember the rubberband guns that took forever to reload after just one or two shots? Well, this ...

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