A Curiously Strong Pocket Flashlight

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Altoid tin alterations are pretty popular among the hacking community, but this one takes it down in size. Using the Altoids Slim tins, Instructables user Joshua Zimmerman put together these bite-sized LED flashlights for under $5. With just a tiny bit of drilling and soldering, you could easily assemble a handful of these in an hour or two.

One Man's Trash...

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Is another man's freaking awesome footwear. Good work, kid. If I were near you I would buy everything in stock.

~NSHA

A Forklift Driver's Retirement Gift

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You've sat in an awkward seat the last 30 years, what harm is another 10 gonna do?

~NSHA

One Printer You'll Never Get Frustrated With

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Meet the Little Printer. This adorable little guy from design firm BERG is a smartphone-controlled micro printer that can print anything from designs to receipts to to-do lists. It's scheduled for a 2012 release; no word yet on its price or what to do about ink or paper replacements.

LOL While You Nuke

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3 U Penn students developed the µWave (microwave, get it?), an Arduino based kitchen hack that plays Youtube videos while you wait for noms. Once you set the cooking time the program goes to Youtube and finds a highly-rated video for the exact length. Read more about it at the project's website.

Meet Murray, Your Leaf-Collecting Best Friend

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From the submitter:

Bagger broke? There, I fixed it. This leaf scoop solves the problem with leaves piling up in front of the mower deck and pushes the bulk to the curb. Though it will shove your leaves to the curb, you don't want to use this on a busy road because you will certainly get a few strange looks.

Nope.

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A cool visual concept. But in every other sense... nope.

~NSHA