I made this IPod Display case that lights up from the power of a usb port.
Step 1: Materials
_- Materials -_
* IPod Cable (possibly broken as long as you have the usb end)
* Cotton Balls
* Plastic Case (the ones IPods come in)
* A Light or LED (you might be able to find this in an old/broken electronic)
* Electric Tape
_- Tools -_
* Glue Gun
* Drill (or something to make a hole through the plastic)
Step 2: Cut the USB cord
strip the outer white part to reveal the 4 inner cords (red, black, white, and green) now you need to strip the red and black ones see the picture below
Step 3: Drill a hole
drill a hole in the bottom of the case and insert the usb cord through it
Step 4: Attach a light
put the red with the red and the black with the black and electric tape it together (if your using LEDs plug the usb in and make sure the light turns on so you will have it connected the right way)
Step 5: Glue the light in place
Use the glue gun to place the light in the center of the case.
Step 6: Glue the cotton down
pull the parts apart so they are loose and glue them all around
Step 7: Your Done!
Plug in the usb and enjoy your new ipod display case