General Hacks

How to: Increase the Range of a Remote Control

How to: Increase the Range of a Remote Control

Kipkay shows you how to increase the range of your remote control for your television. You use electrical tape to make sure that the leads do not come into contact with the...
How to: Fix a Scratched CD

How to: Fix a Scratched CD

The things you’ll need to accomplish this project are a scratched CD in need of repair, metal polisher, paper towels, and tissue...
How to: Make Your Own Noise Eliminating Headset

How to: Make Your Own Noise Eliminating Headset

Make your own noise cancelling headphones that block out traffic noise, screaming babies, airplane noise… for $20! These blow away my...
Massive Rube Goldberg Machine Built by OK GO

Massive Rube Goldberg Machine Built by OK GO

We all love a little Rube Goldberg craziness every now and then, but You Tube’s  favorite band, Ok Go, have taken it to a whole new level with the video for their single ‘This Too Shall Pass’. Involving a team of eight handling design and...
Fun with Ferrofluid Liquid Magnets and Sulfur Hexafluoride

Fun with Ferrofluid Liquid Magnets and Sulfur Hexafluoride

Taking a break from circuitry, we’re going to show you some outstanding chemistry hacks.  First, we have liquid magnets called ferrofluid (which you can buy on eBay or make your own).  Next, we have fantastic demonstrations of sulfur...
Incredible Folding Bicycle

Incredible Folding Bicycle

Wouldn’t it be nice to just hop off your bike, fold it up, and roll it behind you like luggage? This inventor created his own folding bicycle which does exactly that. Check out the fantastic demonstration video above and pay special attention to...
Hack a Bike Lock in 30 Seconds

Hack a Bike Lock in 30 Seconds

Take advantage of a poorly designed...