First Smash, Then Season

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Alright, we're gonna need a minor of garlic salt leading into a flat 5 oregano and then finish it off with a paprika arpeggio.

~NSHA

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

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.

There I Fixed It: If You Can't Buy It, Build It

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Wei Xinlong, a senior at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, built this for his girlfriend Sun Shasha. Methinks that if this is real and works well, the world is soon to see a whole new wave of tablet PCs.

Now to Put on My Favorite Albu... Crap

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No, I'm not headbanging. It's just the 'shake-to-shuffle' feature.

~NSHA