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7 Deadly Weapons You Should Never Ever Make Out of Harmless Household Items

7 Deadly Weapons You Should Never Ever Make Out of Harmless Household Items
Having done 1, 3, and 4 in my teenage years I would definitely concur. Especially the thermite, that stuff will burn through the hood of a car, then the engine, axle, pavement, and dirt below it. Heinous stuff. However when you need to cut a large steel pipe and you don't have an acetylene torch it will do the job. Also, don't forget filling a tennis ball with match heads. That one is not only extremely flammable but completely uncontrollable and unpredictable.

How to Make Office Weapons Out of Office Supplies Wow, if you thought working at your white-collared job, sitting in your well equipped air-conditioned office, thinking that this is probably one of the safest place to be… you may just want to think twice about that. The office is a jungle. Beside having to watch your back against office colleagues who may be wolf in sheep’s clothes, you may just have to watch out for those seemingly utilitarian office supplies, because in conjuncture with other seemingly innocent office supplies, they may just result to be one of the deadliest office weapon yet. Below is an example of our favorite office supplies- binder clips, turned into office weapons. Take a few binder clips of varying sizes, turn them upside down, and clip the smaller binder clips inside the larger clips.

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The PriNXT: A Working Printer Made From Lego The next time you have a quick black and white image to print you might try sending it over to print out on your Lego bricks. A new project, called the PriNXT, is a simple but effective printer built out of everyone’s favorite toy. The PriNXT by Leon Overweel is made from Lego’s Mindstorm system that lets you add motors and some programming magic to your Lego projects. Even though he's just 14 years old, Leon managed to build the PriNXT along with a number of other Lego projects--including a Skype-controlled Lego Car. The printer essentially works like a traditional dot-matrix printer.

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Brain Scanner Records Dreams on Video Just a few weeks ago, we posted about how brain patterns can reveal almost exactly what you're thinking. Now, researchers at UC Berkeley have figured out how to extract what you're picturing inside your head, and they can play it back on video. The way this works is very similar to the mind-reading technique that we covered earlier this month. Best Alarm Clocks - 10 Funny Alarm Clocks and Reviews - Womans Day For most people, getting out of bed in the morning is a bit of a struggle. Luckily, the 10 clocks below are here to help. Some wake you up with an annoyingly loud noise, while others won't shut off until you complete a task--but they all promise to get even the sleepiest sleepyhead up and moving.

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