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MAKE 16 is out with the front page heading of: SPY TECH!

Very cool....LINK to Makezine

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tinkerC

10 years ago

They tell you how to make: a USB flashdrive within a battery ( the battery does work ), a listening device within a book, a communicator that sends sound over a laser ( by itself it isn't great, but think of the possibilities . . . . ), a chess set that when the pieces are moved correctly, a box unlocks, an alarm that goes off with your recording when an object is moved, that cellphone thing, a survival kit, hollow-bolts, self-melting objects ( like keys that melt on your command ), and invisible-ink printers. That is a mouthful, so subscribe to the digital edition ( like me ) and get it all in a nicer format. I did not intend that to be an advertisement, but it came out that way.

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GoodharttinkerC

Reply 10 years ago

The communicator over a laser can be adapted to become a listening device when bounced off a window....etc. Yes, this was definitely one of the more fun issues I have gotten :-)

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KentsOkay

10 years ago

Oi! That's the Mad Spy vs. Spy spies...

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GoodhartKentsOkay

Reply 10 years ago

It's been around so long too (I remember reading it in the Grocer's when I was with my parents, oh some 33+ years ago...)

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KentsOkayGoodhart

Reply 10 years ago

I think it's been round since the 50's...

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GoodhartKentsOkay

Reply 10 years ago

Probably, but I don't remember back that far ;-)

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NachoMahmaskunkbait

Reply 10 years ago

. If you remember the 70s, you weren't really there. ;)

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skunkbaitNachoMahma

Reply 10 years ago

I was too young in the 70's to get involved in most of the stupidity (Thank goodness!). I can just see myself in polyester, groovin to disco, in the ineterest of getting chicks...SCARY!

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AnarchistAsianskunkbait

Reply 10 years ago

which part is scary? The plolyester part, the disco part, or the chicks part?

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skunkbaitAnarchistAsian

Reply 10 years ago

Disco and polyester. I've always been sypathetic to Punk and I love Southern Rock. I usually wear cotton, wool, or leather. But if it took polyester and disco to get chicks, I probably would have given in. Thank goodness I was more a part of the skater scene as well as the early grunge scene.

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AnarchistAsianskunkbait

Reply 10 years ago

ahh, i see...

*sigh*
these days, it's the "ghetto scene", where everyone sings un-creative songs about cranking souljas...

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skunkbaitAnarchistAsian

Reply 10 years ago

Oooh. That's even worse than polyester/disco! I'm not sure I'd stoop to that level to get a girlfriend. I guess I'd just have to wait till they grew out of it.(or pursue a nice nerd-girl).

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AnarchistAsianskunkbait

Reply 10 years ago

no, don't worry, the type of chicks that think they're ghetto aren't "attractive"...

i'm just glad there are some normal people at my school too =-)

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GoodhartAnarchistAsian

Reply 10 years ago

As one Ziggy cartoon put it (picture him standing with his hand on his back): "Oh, I think I just slipped a disc-o...."

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NachoMahmaskunkbait

Reply 10 years ago

. I was the guy with bell bottom jeans, tie-dye t-shirt, and a 'Fro. Cruisin' for chicks in my Dodge Maxivan with Peter Frampton in the 8-track. . Peace, Bro.

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GoodhartNachoMahma

Reply 10 years ago

I have NO doubt that is 100% accurate LOL

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Goodhartskunkbait

Reply 10 years ago

*chuckle* and I was just old enough not to get involved with all the craziness LOL.

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westfwKentsOkay

Reply 10 years ago

We met them in person once...

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gmjhowe

10 years ago

Cool.

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Goodhartgmjhowe

Reply 10 years ago

Yes, as I just got mine today, I am waffling back and forth between the book and the Magazine LOL

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caitlinsdadGoodhart

Reply 10 years ago

If that's how you get fiber, try adding some syrup. It'll taste better...

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Goodhartcaitlinsdad

Reply 10 years ago

I have been told I have a bit of moral fiber ;-)

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caitlinsdadGoodhart

Reply 10 years ago

Have you been told you might be full of it? :)

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Goodhartcaitlinsdad

Reply 10 years ago

You don't stay full of any kind of fiber for long.....it kind of "goes right through you" and needs constant replacement ;-)

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caitlinsdadNachoMahma

Reply 10 years ago

Thanksh Mr. Trebek, wordsh that shtart with esh for 800...Sean Connery

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GoodhartAnarchistAsian

Reply 10 years ago

They have some interesting things to build or use as ideas for bigger or different projects.

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AnarchistAsianGoodhart

Reply 10 years ago

i like that camera mod....

i'm wondering if it could capture infrared light through the telescope...
but then i'd need a super powerful infrared lamp... :-/

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lawizeg

10 years ago

I just got that issue yesterday...my first MAKE issue...<3

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Goodhartlawizeg

Reply 10 years ago

A great one to start with (mine first one was the Mind hack issue :-)

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Kiteman

10 years ago

Make 16?

Settles down to wait beside mailbox

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GoodhartKiteman

Reply 10 years ago

Oh sorry, I keep forgetting......the 2600 mails out it's subscriptions so that people around the globe get it on about the same day, give or take a day.