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Spring is here (for some of us), and you know what that means, cleaning time. If you happen to have any aluminum cans laying around, why not turn it into a Wi-Fi booster? To be more specific, you'll be crafting a parabolic reflector out of the can using nothing more than an aluminum can, a utility knife, scissors, and some adhesive putty. Users say they see on average a 2-4 bar increase in Wi-Fi signal. Continue reading for more.

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Need a calculator with smartphone functionality for your next exam? This geek decided to gut an old Casio calculator and place an iPhone inside the shell. For the most basic tasks, this may be a good idea, but if anything requires you to use the web browser for a search, it may not be as stealthy. Continue reading for more.

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Before we get serious, here is one simple, yet effective, prank iPhone users can try on each other. Simply save the three dot typing symbol as an image, text it to someone, and then wait for madness to ensue. Now onto the real tricks; did you know you could make a lock screen passcode with letters instead of just numbers? Continue reading for more.

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Everyone loves catching up on their favorite shows or movies at home on the weekend, and many times, microwave popcorn is the snack of choice, but don't you just hate the unpopped kernels that sometimes wreak havoc on your teeth? Well, here's a simple solution: open the bag just enough and pour those things out before digging in. Continue reading for more.

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The weekend is finally here, and geeks who love Oreo cookies can now rejoice, as we bring you 17 cool and creative ways to hack the cookie. Starting off, we have Cookies and Cream Oreo bark, which requires you to crush some cookies and then mix together with melted white chocolate before refrigerating. The "Oreo Biscuit" was first developed and produced by the National Biscuit Company (today known as Nabisco) in 1912 at its Chelsea factory in New York City. The modern-day Oreo design was developed in 1952 by William A. Turnier, to include the Nabisco logo. Continue reading for more.

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It's the weekend, and what better way for geeky fried chicken lovers to waste a few extra hours than concocting up a new food creation? For example, topping an ordinary cupcake with small pieces of friend chicken and a waffle just might be what your taste buds needed. Continue reading for more.

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Fruits can be a delicious treat by themselves, especially if we're talking fresh strawberries or a chocolate-dipped frozen banana, but for geeks who are even more adventurous, here are some awesome food hacks for your enjoyment. Starting off, we have peanut butter ice cream. Simply peel some ripe bananas, stick them into a food processor to puree, mix in some peanut butter, throw the combined mixture into the freezer, and you'll be set in a few hours. Continue reading for more.

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Looking for more ways to eat cereal? Here are a few fun and creative ways that geeks can hack the breakfast treat, starting with waffles that have Fruit Loops mixed into the batter. The first breakfast cereal, Granula was invented in the United States in 1863 by James Caleb Jackson, operator of Our Home on the Hillside which was later replaced by the Jackson Sanatorium in Dansville, New York. The cereal never became popular as the heavy bran nuggets needed soaking overnight before they were tender enough to eat and were considered inconvenient. Continue reading for more.

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There's no better time than now to start simplifying your life, or at the very least, organizing junk you may have laying around the home. These life hacks aim to help you do just that. There's everything from a better way to microwave food and hanging things, to creating your own version of Febreze Air Freshener. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral music video Charlie and the Chocolate Factory like you've never heard before, made using only sounds from the original film.

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It's called the CHT (Can Hacking Tool), and can be installed on any modern car's Controller Area Network 'within minutes' to run malicious code through the vehicle's system. Once hackers and / or thieves get into this network they can control lights, locks, steering and even brakes. It was created by Spanish security researchers Javier Vazquez Vidal and Alberto Garcia Illera. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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