The gadget gods at Thanko have come out with a USB soldering iron. It heats up to nearly 930 Fahrenheit if used with a 9V battery, and 390-570 F when used with USB.
On this week's Mailbag, we address your condom concerns, international complaints, and find out how to strip a wire like Chuck Norris.
The folks at iFixit take the iPhone 3G apart piece by piece, layer by layer, right down to the logic board.
YouTube hacks. Free firewall. Notebook battery upgrades. HD netcams? Separate feeds for the daily and weekly episodes!
We made a Digg button. We like it. Make one of your own.
Learn to solder by building yourself the most excellent Chu Moy headphone amp. It sounds great but cheap enough to give away as holiday stocking stuffers.
The new tablet gets the very Apple-esque score of 2 out of 10 for repairability, due mainly to its hard-to-find screws and "copious amounts of adhesive."
TinyTesla allows anyone to build a Tesla coil that shoots arcs of electricity and plays simple MIDI music files.
The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.