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.

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

Kassette Kludge: Guess You Gotta Do Something With Them

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That's me in the spotlight, losing my usefulness. ~NSHA

When Gamers Grow Up

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Hold on, my report seems a bit jumbled. Let me blow on it and get back to you.

~Not-So-Handy Andy