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Ion Wind Cooled 0dB Computer

I have wanted to do this project for a few years now. While it’s was a relatively quick build, the time from the photo shoot to publish has been an extremely long and rocky road. Regardless in the end we have produced the first ionic cooling system for your high …

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UV Mold Free Bread Box

This project came from a challenge I was given by a fan of InventGeek. Basically they chose the most common place and mundane item they could think of and challenged me to improve it in a practical way. So how do you improve a bread box? Well for starters I …

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Alpha Radiation Visualizer

I started this project with more of an idea of creating a system that would visualize Cherenkov radiation via webcam utilizing a Gamma radiation source and heavy water in some heavy lead shielding to produce the tell tale bursts of blue light. Perhaps hook it up to the LCD window …

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Dance Deck V.1

With the introduction of the dancing gaming systems here in the states there has been huge growth with in the community. The problem that anyone who is truly interested in the fitness gaming revolution will face at some time is the gross difference between the home console and arcade dance …

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The Mini Fridge Case Mod

I never really understood the mentality of someone that overclocked there computer for actual every day use. Sure, I have overclocked the hell out of computers and had a lot of fun doing it. It can give you a great edge in the gamming circles. But this group of overclockers …

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LCD Window Kit

It used to be that the true measure of a computer geek was what they had done to mod their system. One of the more challenging mods was the infamous (more than famous) window kit. Using some Lexan and aquarium striping, the window kit was born. Well, some corporate marketing …

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DIY Air Cooled Mouse Pad

The idea for this project evolved out of necessity. Dan and I are both avid gamers. After a few hours of gaming with our normal high-end mouse pads you get a build up of sweat. The mouse and mouse pad becomes slippery and you start to loose your competitive advantage …

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Stealth Server

The idea for Project Rogue Server A.K.A. Project Silver was started after an interesting conversation I had with a friend of mine. I had this dead ups lying around and didn’t know what to do with it. So we threw some ideas back and forth and the one that stuck …

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Quick DIY Vibrating Lock Pick

Often when it comes to true invention and discovery, crossing the line of ethics of the day leads to great discoveries. There seems to be several areas of humanity that create social boundaries preventing discoveries of all types. Lets all take a moment to reflect on the nature of humanity.. …

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Force Feedback Racing Simulator

I remember when I was younger taking a family trip to Universal Studios Hollywood. While the experience was overall a snore, there was this one ride that really captured my imagination: Back to the Future. For those who don’t know, its a Delorean simulator with a back to the future …

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LCD Backlight Repair

LCD Monitors have become very popular with prices coming down, and screen sized growing. Those of us that have used LCD monitors for a while know that over time the backlight starts to dim and will eventually completely fail. Leaving you with some electronic scrap that you could sell on …

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Xerox Printer Shredder

Time for another flaming monstrosity. How about nice Xerox laser printer converted to a high volume automatic paper shredder? This project was featured on 8/3/05 on toms hardwares how to section. Now, here it is, un-cut and un-molested by the Toms Hardware “editors” in all its sarcastic glory! Overview: They …

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DIY Home Theater Projector

So DIY home projectors are nothing new. For years people have been trying to make their own projectors due to the high cost of real LCD projectors.Home theater receivers and a strong stereo system, along with this projector can make you feel like you are at the movies. So what …

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Poor Mans Raid Array

What self-respecting geek doesn’t get the warm fuzzies at the mere mention of the RAID. With the rising GB to Dollar ratio, we felt it was a good time to feature a project that takes Pure Geekieness(TM) and mixes in a good helping of do it your self. Where else …

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P4 Hackintosh

I thought this would be a fun first project. I have always enjoyed making something into something it was never intended to be. What could be more fun that doing it with computers. On one hand it’s the warped offspring from 2 different worlds. But on the other it could …

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