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DIY Continuous Ink Printer = Unlimited Free Printing

DIY Continuous Ink Printer = Unlimited Free Printing
Instead of paying for absurdly priced printer cartridges, build yourself a Continuous Ink Printer (CIS) which can be made by hacking an old printer to suck ink from external reservoirs. You can get the raw ink for dirt cheap so it’s essentially like unlimited printing for free (besides the paper). So now you can actually print your collection of pirated books! A CIS is relatively easy to create, just take an Epson Stylus 760 (a surprisingly hard to find printer) and make a few modifications to it. A tutorial walks you through the build process so you can make your own. More Printer Hacks: Related:  buffalodriver

Homemade Document Imager Recently I had the need to digitize a few banker boxes worth of old documents. I usually would use a Canon Lide scanner to scan a few pages but this project required the capture of a few thousand pages of paper and would take forever with a normal document scanner. After looking around on the internet to see what other people have done to solve this type of problem I decided to build my own document imager. I converted an old overhead projector into a copy stand by taking off the projector head and adapted the arm and bracket to have a 1/4 inch camera thread mount. Then I spray painted a plywood board matte black for the imager table surface. Two old desk lamps were mounted next to the table for illumination. I have been extremely happy with the results and it takes a fraction of the time a normal scanner would take to capture a few hundred pages at a time. Document Imager Camera Bracket Here is a sample page that captured using this homemade document imager and was cropped in Photoshop.

9 Tactics for Rapid Learning (That Most People Have Never Heard Of) &... - StumbleUpon Whenever the subject of why some people learn faster comes up, I get a whole host of common answers: Some people are just naturally smart. (Often implying you can’t improve)Everyone is “smart” in their own way. (Nonsense, research indicates different “intelligences” often correlate)IQ is all in the genes. (Except IQ changes with age and IQ tests can be studied for, like any other test) There may be some truth to these claims. Considering the upcoming launch of my rapid learning program, I wanted to share my favorite tactics to learn faster, retain information better or just enjoy the process of learning more: #1 – Pegging (or How Mental Magicians can Perfectly Recall Hundreds of Numbers) One of my favorite learning tactics, that is rarely mentioned, is pegging. The systems I’ve seen typically work with a special cheat sheet. From there, you can translate any series of numbers into a series of letters. Here’s a quick way to separate the rapid learners from the average learners.

Christmas I love decorating for the holidays. My favorite part is pulling out things I bought on sale after Christmas last year. I love how I forget about everything and then pull it out and go, "Oh ma gawh! LOVE IT!! And these I scored for like, 90% off at Hobby Lobby!!! One thing I don't like is decorating my dining room table & chandelier. Not completely unfortunate, but looking at it in person, well…something was definitely missing. Now, you must know that my holiday decorating style is a little traditional. Whaddya think?! Definitely my favorite chandelier decoration so far! Wanna make your own?! This is what you'll need: A plain wreath A strand of garland Ribbon Ornaments And anything else you can think to use to decorate it!! First, you'll need to start with the wreath. I had to secure my wreath with ribbon. NOW...take your garland and wrap it around the chain of your light fixture. It's gonna look pretty plain, so you'll wanna {or maybe not} dress it up just a bit! I really do love it! Wreath: $4

DIY Book Scanning | A forum dedicated to book scanning, open source, DIY digitization. How To Rip DVDs with VLC - How-To Geek - StumbleUpon Yesterday we took a look at the new feature in VLC 1.0 which allows you to record DVDs to your computer. There is also an overlooked feature in VLC that allows you to rip your DVDs as well. Here we will take a look at how to rip DVD movies with VLC for Windows. Note: This feature should work with VLC versions 0.9.6 and up. Ripping a DVD with VLC Load up the DVD you want to rip and start up VLC. The Open Media window will appear and you want to click on the Disc tab. Next the Convert screen opens where you will want to select a location for the ripped file. While you are browsing to the location to put the ripped file make sure to give it a name and a supported extension. When everything is set up the Convert screen will look something like this where we have the source drive and destination file with appropriate extension. While the DVD is being ripped you will see a progress count in the main UI. You may notice a slowdown of your system as the process takes up a lot of resources.

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Using a WebCam for WhiteBoarding in GoToMeeting Have you ever wanted an easy way to communicate a simple visual idea on-the-fly from a GoToMeeting Session? GoToMeeting is awesome for communicating ideas, and with HDFaces it is awesome for getting that face-to-face feel. What I’m talking about is a quick drawing or whiteboard. So, here is what i did. I wanted to be able to use the medium I’m used to using, namely whiteboards or drawing a diagram on a pad and have that translate to a web meeting. There a quite a few tablet and drawing slate options but I wanted that direct feel of a sheet of paper or whiteboard. Here is the basic idea, use GoToMeeting HDFaces and shift focus to a webcam that is pointed downward from an overhead mount. I tool a Lagra work lamp from Ikea: and used the base and arm of the lamp. I used an HP HD-3110 webcam. My costs for this project were: 2 lamps, $4.99, $9.99, 1 webcam $19.99, plus a few cable ties. 1. 2. iGlasses 3.

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