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Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things

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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 new 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 an 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.

Synopsis:

Science-savvy author Tymony shows readers how to transform ordinary objects into the extraordinary, and how to create more than 40 handy gadgets and gizmos for almost any situation, including survival, security, self-defense, and silly applications that are just plain fun.

About the Author

Cy Tymony began creating clever gadgets as a young boy. Today he is the author of four books, including Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, Super Powers Made Easy, 99 Fun-to-Make Electronic Projects, and Computer Gamer's Survival Guide. Cy's extraordinary take on the ordinary world prompts frequent invitations for the Los Angeles-based technical writer and computer network specialist to appear on radio and television programs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780740754968
Author:
Tymony, Cy
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Science projects
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Subject:
Household electronics
Subject:
Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science Reference-Experiments
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
October 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 6.825 oz

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