hard drive and mouse lockpick

Hard Drive Lockpick

Well this certainly is somewhat of a new one. our pal machiavel here decided he’d just go ahead and dissassemble a hard drive, a (3-button mind you) mouse, and hook it up with some other stuff and a power supply to create: a lockpicking gun

hackaday lazy afternoons

Lazy Afternoons

back again with the insanely unofficial hackaday lazy afternoons! i’ve decided the following:

lazy afternoons will happen three two times a week. wednesday and friday.
hackaday links will also be back. on mondays only. mondays because that gives all you beautiful people out there time to email me some great stuff over the weekend for both links and lazy afternoons. and if you want to get your stuff on here faster, include either of the following in the subject line when sending us an email:

lazy afternoons: lazy afternoons – blah blah blah
hackaday links: hackaday links – blah blah blah

got it hotshot? good. on with the lazy afternoon, which today, is going to be especially lazy. normally, they will be easy to do hacks, or once in awhile, something just outright lazy.

the S.S. More Powerful Than Spiderman, Batman, Superman, and the
Incredible Hulk Put Together
by [big al]
Cardboard Box Boat
we got the challenge in our email to “make a cardboard box boat that rivals ours”. thanks, but no thanks. maybe one day we’ll make an urban one for west philadelphia, but we really have nowhere to use it or try it out. but, if our readers to, we ask that you try it. because this is just lazy. it’s not only a cardboard boat. it’s a real one you can use. you can paddle it, stand in it, lay around in it. whatever. there’s no website, but by looking at some pictures you can see that it’s not too hard to make with glue, duct tape, and cardboard boxes.

that being said. go forth and make cardboard boats. next monday we’ll be back, in the hammock, with another lazy afternoon.

lazy update:
our reader eirik went and made a coin ring out of a Norwegian 5 kroner (which is about 3 mm larger than an American quarter). check out the pics! goes to show that you can be a popular rap star/hacker.

ring 1
ring 2

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