Ikea hacking

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Most hackers concentrate their efforts on computers, cell phones, important military mainframes, etc. But there's a special breed of hacker out there you may not be familiar with, one who ignores electronic technology altogether. They are Ikea hackers, and they look for unorthodox and officially unauthorized ways to misuse Ikea furniture. In fact, there are several blogs devoted to their underground exploits: Ikeahacker is one, and art Ikea is a Russian site. Here are some examples of the fun people have hacking their furniture:

Here's a 2003-model Ikea media storage unit hacked into a smell-trapping cat litter box:
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Tim Jarrett turned his Ikea wall cabinet into a bench/doggy dormitory:
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April 11, 2007 - 5:06am
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