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Jan. 24, 2008

Welcome back!

This week we announced the Get the LED Out! Speed Challenge. Make an awesome Instructable featuring LEDs and win a TV-B-Gone kit!

The Homemade Holidays winners have been announced. See who won here!

Which of our 14 great finalists should win the $15K VersaLaser? Help decide!

Check out these cool instructables!

Make a gorgeous Dragon's Egg
Turn a regular egg into a fantastic looking dragon's egg in a few minutes with a bit of hot melt glue gun glue and some paint.
posted by KaptinScarlet on Jan 23, 2008
Encode data in 2D on your T-shirts, business cards and stickers !
Use QR code, a 2D bar code, to encode fair amount of data that can be read with cell phones!
posted by 5Volt on Jan 17, 2007
How to Start Fire with Water!
Start a very cool green combustion with just a few drops of water!
posted by pudi.dk on Jan 17, 2008
Carrot Caviar
Jump on board the Molecular Gastronomy train by making up some carrot caviar in your own kitchen.
posted by mzed on Jan 18, 2008
Awesome led cube
You never know when you might need a glowing cube to convince people you are from the future.
posted by AlexTheGreat on Jan 23, 2008
Book shelf? ...what book shelf?
Here is a method of displaying the artistic covers of a book when space on a table or shelf is not available for displaying it.
posted by watermelon on Jan 20, 2008
Make your own Roll-Up Keyboard
Have you ever wanted one of those pricey roll up keyboard but didn't want to spend the money? Here is a quick and dirty way to make your own.
posted by Auger+Duval on Jan 22, 2008
How to Remove A Fishing Hook Using Fishing line
If you get a fishing hook stuck in your finger, salvation is a quick tug of fishing line away from you.
posted by back-cast on Jan 23, 2008
Build your own computer
Why buy a computer from a manufacturer like Dell or Gateway, when you could build a more powerful computer for less money?
posted by bmlbytes on Jan 19, 2008
How to Get Cheap or Free Hardwood Lumber
Here's how to buy new lumber in bundles for less than firewood. This seems to work best for hardwoods, cabinetmaker type stuff.
posted by TimAnderson on Jan 21, 2008
Show us your yarn!
There's still time to enter pictures of your yarn projects in the Lion Brand Yarn Challenge!! Here are some of the 222 projects already entered- check them out, talk to the crafters,
and get inspired!
 
Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

eric - Eric