Tag - hacks

How to Selectively Add Captions to Images in...

Tips I Realized While Typing This Up: This was written and is being used on WordPress 2.7. It might work on 2.6x, but I didn’t try that. So be aware. Also, this works for me because I don’t use the visual editor when writing up a...

Hide Valuables Where No One Would Think to...

This is actually pretty ingenious: hacking a Pepsi bottle to hide valuables inside it: since Pepsi tastes like stale Coke, nobody would dream of ever pulling that bottle out of the fridge. Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via...

Almost Certain To Be a Plot Device in the...

How to make an invisible ink printer cartridge. And of course this sort of technology hacking reaches us about twenty-five years too late. Take about thirty seconds and think about this with the brain you had when you were ten. How many...

Upgraded to WordPress 2.5; Not Entirely...

Okay, so I made the leap in order to try and figure out a problem I’ve been having with the site. The problem with the image uploads? If you have more than one tab open in Firefox, you’re greeted with a blank white panel when you...

Hacking Action Figures Into USB Drives

Joe Michaels hacked a Holographic Cobra Commander action figure to turn him into a USB drive. You can get all the details here. But after seeing that, an idea for a follow-up character-into-USB-drive conversion came to mind and I’m...

Haunted Legos!

Looking for really small Halloween decorations that look freaking cool? Look no further than Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, where they walk you through hacking Lego minifigures with LEDs. Sweet. Be sure to check out some of their other...

MIT Experiments in Dorm Door Security

Keys? Pfft. Keys. Whatever. Dheera Venkatraman mocks you and your keys. He’s been on a quest to make entry into his dorm room an interesting endeavor. His latest? A keyboard built into the door that allows the door to become unlocked...

Odds and Ends for 1-9-2006

A smattering of chaotic bits from around the Net. Ian Malcolm said it would be like this. Why it’s important to read things before you sign them. Okay, that’s weird as hell: play music on a scanner. See a video here. Found via...