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Adam Flaherty

Adam Flaherty

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Some of the folks over at Teague Labs have been noodling around with measuring water consumption. They've built a graphing water meter using a YellowJacket Arduino board with built-in WiFi and coolant flow meter from a PC cooling system to see how they used water around the office. Water conservation... Read more »

Check out this awesomely practical little guitar pick punch. You could buy a huge pile of picks for what it retails for, but then you wouldn't get the satisfaction of creating your own custom picks out of flat pieces of plastic and other pick-worthy scraps you've got laying around. Read more »

A robot army's got to start somewhere, right? Not quite an army yet, but definitely in the minion category, Squirt, from cellbot hacker Michael Winter means business. Pesky vermin beware! Read more »

What do you do with that little plastic axe once you've had your fill of Guitar Hero? Turn it into a real instrument, of course. Arizona maker Justin Bread added just enough components to convert his. Read more »

Working on a low-budget indy project and need a dolly shot, but would rather hack something up than spend funds on expensive gear? Maker J.G. Pasterjak's DIY camera dolly built from scrap angle, skateboard wheels, and allthread might do the trick. Read more »

While walking the show floor at the PayPal X Innovate 2010 developers conference today I came across this cool PayPal vending machine prototype. Ray Tanaka and his crew at PayPal Labs hacked together the multi-part system using a mechanical candy dispenser, a couple of Arduino Duemilanove, a WiShield, relay, proximity... Read more »

The holiday buying season is around the corner. What do you get that certain someone who has everything? Why, grilled sausage scented iPhone soap, of course! Talk about a gift giving trifecta. Combine supernatural gadget lust with a cardiac inducing appreciation of grilled meats, through in a little improved personal... Read more »


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