We’ve all seen this in movies: Spies and private detectives using special devices to listen through walls. A few weeks ago, I posted about a Laser Espionage Microphone, and today, I’ll show you how you can make a high-tech spy stethoscope for under $25. All you need is: A cheap stethoscope A pair of multimedia […]
First, the science of ergonomics can be defined as, “the practice of optimizing the posture and positioning of the human body in relation with its environment.” Having a good, ergonomic workstation is especially important for office workers. Sitting down in front of a computer all day is not very good for the body, so in […]
I often receive comments about the line work on my web comic. People have asked for example if I draw the comic on paper and then scan it into the computer. The answer would be no. In order to create my line work as well as the finished product of each strip I do, I […]
Sometimes, even geeks need to wear a tie that isn’t a clip-on. I know, most of you do not like doing so, but knowing about how to tie your own knots might come in handy someday. Here are 2 short video tutorials that will show you how to make your own Windsor and half Windsor […]
If you’re among the 40 millions or so men in the US affected by hair loss, you might want to give this homemade laser brush a try. Similar commercial laser brushes usually cost around $400, but you can make your own for under $50! And even if you are not suffering from hair loss, I’m […]
Studies abound on how much time people waste surfing the information super highway while they’re at work. Such misappropriation of company time can be as high as two hours a day on average. It’s no wonder why so many corporations block productivity sucking websites such as myspace, facebook, or youtube. Try to visit these sites on company time […]
For those of you who need a lot of 1.5 volt batteries to power their gadgets, this hack will help you save about 40 bucks. Enjoy!
Here’s a short video that will show you how to make a simple laser listening device that will allow you to listen inside of buildings hundreds of feet away from you. Enjoy!
RSS, which stands for “Really Simple Syndication”, is a relatively new web format that is used to publish frequently updated content such as blog entries to special applications called “feed readers”. If you’re not using RSS to read this blog, you don’t know what you’re missing. Here is a short video from the folks at […]
By Brian Boyko, Contributor, [GAS] Edit: August 22, 2007: Seagate sent me a brand new 500g FreeAgent – the original model that went bad on me – in replacement. I still miss my data, and I think that technical support wasn’t sufficiently technical nor supportive, but I’m glad to know that Seagate will fix it’s […]
Yes folks, it is possible to fix the Xbox 360 red ring of death using towels. I had two friends try this trick, and on both occasions, it made the red ring disappear. Unfortunately, this fix will only make your 360 usable for a few days and the red ring of death will eventually reappear. […]
A few weeks ago, we published an article describing several techniques to help you repair a scratched CD or DVD. Here’s another method to add to your arsenal in case the previous ones did not work for you. Please note that Amazon.com also has a great CD repair machine right here that is pretty effective […]