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Want your own multitouch control surface? Have a webcam, cardboard box, and photo frame? The folks at Hacknmod MacGyvered their own with just those materials. By simply pairing a fixed camera and controlled light surface, they were able to mimic what others have paid hundreds for, albeit in a decid...

April 30th 2008 at 9:02am

Finally, the rumors that the latest chapter in the Alone in the Dark series would be completely devoid of all life have been squelched by a tech demo for the game, released today. Not only does the video show off the intriguing "Real World Rules" engine (not to be confused with the Real World...

February 16th 2008 at 9:00pm

Yeah, we know an extremely similar program using a Wiimote was shown off a little over a month ago (OMG SoNy riped of Nitendo!!), but Wiis are still pretty hard to come by -- that's why we're sure many of you will appreciate the hard work of Thomas Miller, who has created an immersive desktop...

February 2nd 2008 at 3:05pm
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Don't laugh, this is serious business. Just last week we were totally there when Richard Dean Anderson had to use a MacGyver multitool to rewire the ignition of the single-prop plane that delivered us all safely out of a Bolivian hostage situation. We're not even kidding, go ask him.

July 18th 2007 at 9:00am

Though this video was recently posted on YouTube, based on its content, I presume it was released prior to The Burning Crusade. (I can't tell you why without giving away the ending, though!) It is, however, still hilarious. Previously on Moviewatch...

May 28th 2007 at 12:00pm
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I have found a use for Dashboard and its name is Macgyverisms. This pointless widget provides you with one of 200 ideas from MacGyver himself to get out of a sticky situation. The next time I am in the woods with only a rosary and a slingshot, I'll know what to do. Will you?[via Lifehacker]

April 7th 2006 at 8:30am