Picture of iPod speaker amp-thing.
This is a cool project that will take five minutes at the most.
The best part is that if you have all the parts, you don't have to buy anything.
the project is also kind of green because it recycles two plastic cups.
I should probably add that this was from popular science march 09

Step 1: The Materials

Picture of The Materials
The materials are:
-a sharp point
-2 plastic cups
-3 toothpicks
-and, of course, two out-of-the-box iPod headphones and iPod
ALogan974 years ago
How much louder does this make the sound?
lleehi5 years ago
OMG they killed Kenny!  ....sorry, first thing I thought of when I saw the photo.

Can I use a paperclip heated over a flame punch the holes?  Because a diy project is always more fun with the addition of fire. 

(I know if I heat the cup too much it will melt flat cuz it's the same #6 plastic as shrinkydinks, takes seconds and makes a nice Cristmas ornament, bookmark, etc.)
Redfox888888 (author)  lleehi5 years ago
you probably could use a paper clip
IPlayGuitar6 years ago
Ah, sugar in the raw. i didnt see that until i visited washington state, lol smuggled it back to IL, lol
wingbatwu6 years ago
I'm going to try it with PLA cups
daninja6 years ago
No bionicles? No bionicles! That's aweful!!!! LOLOLOLOLOL (it was a joke. although i really do like them. :)
woken6 years ago
this was in a popular science magazine in the diy section
March 2009 issue, page 77. Um and you know the cups don't need to be red in order for this to work?
Redfox888888 (author)  Mister_Caipirinha6 years ago
i didn't notice they were the same color, it was the only color i had.
Capt. Fat6 years ago
So... you get stuff at staples to, eh?
Got your Popular Science this weekend too eh?