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Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things: How to Turn a Calculator into a Metal Detector Carry a Survival Kit in a Shoestring Make a Gas Mas
     

Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things: How to Turn a Calculator into a Metal Detector Carry a Survival Kit in a Shoestring Make a Gas Mas

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by Cy Tymony
 

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How to Turn a Calculator into a Metal Detector, Carry a Survival Kit in a Shoestring, Make a Gas Mask with a Balloon, Turn Dishwashng Liquid into a Copy Machine, Convert a Styrofoam Cup into a Speaker, and Make a James Bond Spy Jacket with Everyday Things

Did you know that your standard issue of Sports Illustrated magazine can be turned into over 20

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How to Turn a Calculator into a Metal Detector, Carry a Survival Kit in a Shoestring, Make a Gas Mask with a Balloon, Turn Dishwashng Liquid into a Copy Machine, Convert a Styrofoam Cup into a Speaker, and Make a James Bond Spy Jacket with Everyday Things

Did you know that your standard issue of Sports Illustrated magazine can be turned into over 20 useful gadgets? In author Cy Tymony's Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things, you'll learn how an average magazine can become many extraordinary gadgets such as a compass, hearing aid, magnifier, peashooter, and bottle opener.

Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things covers 40 educational and unique projects that anybody can successfully complete with simple household items. The book includes a list of necessary materials, detailed sketches, and step-by-step instructions for each gadget and gizmo. Among the sneaky schemes are:

* Creating a electroscope out of a glass jar

* Turning a drinking cup into a speaker

* Using an AM radio as a metal detector

* Making a spy gadget jacket with over 20 individual sneaky uses ranging from a siren and whistle to a walkie-talkie and voice recorder

These days, "be prepared" applies to more than just the Boy Scouts. Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things provides loads of practical ideas, science projects, and captivating solutions for dealing with life's unexpected challenges. Great fun for the curious, inventive, and creative of all ages. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780740786990
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
Sneaky Books , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
978,163
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author


In grade school, Cy Tymony defended himself from bullies with the help of a spring-loaded shocker hidden up his sleeve. Since then, he's authored six books and more than a dozen articles. Cy is a technical writer and computer network specialist in Los Angeles, CA

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Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things: How to Turn a Calculator into a Metal Detector, Carry a Survival Kit in a Shoestring, Make a Gas Mask with a Balloo 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great projects in four catagories. I think. I mean i dont know how manycatagories there are. Id say maybe 75-100 projects. I could be wrong. The great book for creative minds.
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Nice book so nice its almost fantasic
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You have to read this
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I like it
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Really you suck if you like this boik
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Todd Nichols More than 1 year ago
I have only read 2 lines, alredy like it.