He Doesn't Want To Work Today

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So he's hiding from the foreman. I hope nothing gives him away.

~NSHA

Please Don't Actually Do This

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Happy Valentine's Day!

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.

Water-Powered Jet Pack

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Zapata Racing just released the Flyboard, a water-powered jet pack available to the public. The Flyboard gets it propulsion from a jet ski idling nearby; its hose forces water to shoot out of the user's feet. Not as cool as a the real deal the public is waiting on, but I guess this is a happy medium for now.

http://www.zapata-racing.com/uk/flyboard_uk.php

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-7RlL3YtiQ&w=500]

Not-A-Kludge: Fire Extinguisher Keg

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[polldaddy poll="4617944"]

Not-A-Kludge: He Cooked Up Something Interesting

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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