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This fellow in Blaine WA spent 20 years making a bomb shelter under his house (which is now for sale…) The Underground Fortress is an 8th wonder of the world! It is an unbelievable feat of engineering. The Fortress goes a total of 45 feet under the house! That is... Read more »

Great round up of election day “mash ups” from Jason at hackszine…. Aside from the politics, opinions, and issues involved in this election, I’ve been really interested in how the current state of web technology, survey data, online conversation and public information would be merging together into web applications and... Read more »

This amazing buddhist temple was built by Thai monks using discarded glass bottles - Fifty years ago the Heineken Beer company looked at reshaping its beer bottle to be useful as a building block. It never happened, so Buddhist monks from Thailand’s Sisaket province took matters into their own hands... Read more »

Jimmie P. Rodgers explains his Creepy Cave Crab light/noise synths - I made these for the Willoughby and Baltic Halloween show at the Charles River Museum of Industry. They use a single Hex Schmitt trigger inverter IC to generate the sound, and two RGB color change LED to generate the... Read more »

Strannik converted 2 big ol’ fire extinguisher tanks into a pair of cylinder speakers. I bet they sound pretty hot! … ahem. A ton of build pics available in the original forum post Read more »

Got an old keyboard and some thumbtacks that need fancying? Consider turning them into keyboard thumbtacks by instructables user noahw. More: Enter key doorbell Read more »

Eric posted up a cool Python script that he’s plugging in to his lighting system to turn the colors red/blue depending on who is winning… via Hackaday. My election party tomorrow will feature DMX controlled RGB LED lighting. The color of the house should reflect the electoral balance. The color... Read more »