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different uses for usb

different uses for usb

get a load of all the different uses for usb. The lock is brilliant. The only way you can use the usb device is if you unlock the lock. However, the locking mechanism (u-shape) doesn’t come completely off, so in reality it would be difficult to actually make this device happen. I’m also digging the […]

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ethernet cable toy figures

ethernet cable toy figures

boingboing.net claims these wired figures were made with CAT5 ethernet cables. I’ve done never seen CAT5 cables that can hold shape like this. Nonetheless, these little military figures are kinda neat. Best of all, the watermark on each image mentions a Russian website and an Estonian website. We all know that the Estonians are the […]

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Wear orange on St. Patrick's Day

Wear orange on St. Patrick’s Day

William III (William of Orange), born in 1650, was the son of William, Prince of Orange, and Mary Stuart (daughter of Charles I). William, one of the most significant players on the continent, constantly strove to spread Protestantism and decrease the Catholic influence throughout Europe. William participated in many wars against the powerful Roman Catholic […]

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Major League Baseball teams as states

I can’t stand the professional sports teams that name themselves after states instead of cities. State-named teams were certainly the result of committees. Every one was too chicken 5hit to stand up say that the team should be named after the major city. They were afraid of alienating the smaller surrounding cities. Yet, the irony […]

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laser engraver

laser engraver

oh. i so badly want my own laser engraver. I had to do a ton of digging around just to find a site that lists a price. These guys sell the Epilog Mini 18 for $9,995. Or i could lease to own one for $202/month. I wish I didn’t buy a new car in September. […]

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cool shelf with chair built in

cool shelf with chair built in

Check out this cool shelf with a chair and foot stool built into it. There’s also a nice, but somewhat impractical lamp on the page too. Designer Charles Trevelyan: “My main piece was the Shelflife shelving system, a large shelving unit or room divider that features a chair and table that can be pulled out […]

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why the World Baseball Classic is great

why the World Baseball Classic is great

C’MON. IT’S BASEBLLThis post is not simply a response to a comment from my last blog post. I’ve been hearing alot of sports radio personalities, newspaper columists, friends, and co-workers complain about the World Baseball Classic, I just respond with “c’mon. it’s baseball”. WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYINGPeople say that it’s terrible timing and owners shouldn’t […]

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