Corn in The Cooler

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Scott DeSimon, writer at http://www.bonappetit.com/ stumbled across a quick and fun way to make a large quantity of corn on the cob. Get a large cooler, throw in the corn and add a couple quarts of boiling water... that's it. 30 minutes later the corn was cooked perfectly and ready to eat.

I can't be the only one that has never hear of this. Have any of you tried this? Any other easy kitchen hacks you think a lot of people don't know about?

World Electrical Outlets - A Visual Guide

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Click the image to join There I Fixed It's discussion and for a hi res version!

A few notes: This is meant to be a visual guide, as many similar outlets have different voltages. Just because a plug fits doesn't mean it will work. Always double check before you blow up your cell phone/hair dryer/discount lightsaber.

The outlet widely-used in continental Europe is known as the Schuko and varies between countries; G

Sugru + Lego = Endless Possibilities

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Yes, I know it's an ad but it's just too damn cool not to share. Sugru, hackers' favorite silicone-based hardening clay, has innumerable uses to enhance, repairs or improve your favorite... well, anything. Yesterday the company released this promotional video showing off what can be done when it's combined with the world's most popular building block. I have no idea what I would do with it, but I want a ton of the stuff.

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 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.