How to build a lie detector for under $20

Here’s a short video tutorial that will teach you how to make a cheap lie detector for under $20. Can anyone here confirm if “commercial” lie detectors also work that way? Advertisements

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HOW TO: build a cheap solar heater

Here’s a quick and easy way to build a cheap solar heater that will, according to the following video, save you around $35 per month on your electricity bill during winter time. Required material: A Foam board Enough pennies to cover the board Black Spray paint A piece of plexiglass When assembled, the heater should […]

Freecorder: A simple add-on with audible benefits

This morning, while drinking my usual $5 latte (damn you, Starbucks!) and going though my daily list of reads, I had the fortune to discover a very useful piece of software on Nelson Dumais’s blog (French). Have you ever lived through the frustration of wanting to record something online, but couldn’t because the audio track […]

How to cut glass with a string

I always thought that the only way to cleanly cut a piece of glass was with a glass cutter, but by looking at the following clip, it seems that you can also do with with a piece of string and a little acetone. Is this another one of those fake “how to” videos? Just be […]

[GAS] “How to” Contest – And the winners are…

As promised last week, My friend Teresa drew the names of the 6 big winners for our “How to” contest last night. Here they are (Note to those of you who read us via RSS: A video is attached to this post): 1st place prize winner: Adam A. Hirsch with How To Be a Geek […]

How to run Mac OS X Leopard on your PC

Yes folks, it’s true! Now any PC users can experience the joys of running Leopard on their system. The DailyApps blog describes how you can do it in three easy steps. Well its been only a day since the Mac OSX Leopard was released officially by Apple and the hackers have managed to create a […]

5 Tips to Get What You Want From Technology Retail

By Fred Roth Contributing Writer, [GAS]  In my daily sweep across my favorite tech news sites (next to [GAS], of course), I read an article listing 10 behaviors to adopt in order to get what you want from customer service centers. With the holiday shopping season fast approaching (believe me, we employees are already hearing […]

HOW TO: Cheap Wireless For Your Xbox 360

This project will help you change a cheap wireless router into a wireless receiver for your Xbox 360. The total cost of this project can be as low as twenty or thirty dollars, compared to the one hundred dollars Microsoft wants for their little wireless dongle. Also, please note that if you are NOT a […]