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We hope you’re having a fabulous Independence Day weekend. To help serenade your hangover from too much fun yesterday, here’s a guy playing the “Star Spangled Banner” on a baseball bat violin. Tres Americana!

National Anthem [Thanks, Shawn!]

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.