DIY Assassin's Creed Blade

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Deviant Artist Midnight Angel put together an arm blade stylized after the ones used in the Assassin's Creed video game series. Using a drawer opening mechanism, a spring for a screen door, and a throwing knife, the weapon works surprisingly smoothly. The full instructions are on Angel's page, and you can see it in action below.

[youtube=http://youtu.be/zKakpY2oZqI]

Make Your Own Outlet Timer

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Instructables user cbaabc73 came up with a cheap and easy way to turn off outlets when you aren't using them. He built it after noticing his wife kept leaving the curling iron plugged, which can be extremely dangerous. This DIY project takes only basic tools without the use of soldering.

The Pixar Lamp Lands a Full-Time Gig

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Show Off Your Skills: Make A Book Lamp

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Boutique lamp makers Typewriter Boneyard recently released the Book Lamp, a hardcover book with a built-in switch and bulb. But here's the thing: it costs $140. I have a feeling you wonderful fixers can put together a book lamp that looks just as good for a fraction of the price. Think you got what it takes?

And seeing how this it There, I Fixed It, points will also be given to most kludged-together design. LET'S DO THIS

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

A Warriors Dozen

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UK not-for-profit Eggs for Soldiers built a life-size tank out of 5,000 cartons to help raise awareness for its upcoming March Fourth Help for Heroes Campaign.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=40PXCVBEwAQ&w=500&showinfo=0]

Proper LAN Party Party Attire

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