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(Mashable)   What can you do with scrap metal, baking soda, and acid? If you're MacGyver, you probably blow something up, but if you're this kid from Sierra Leone, you power your family's home, set up your own radio station, and get a scholarship to MIT   ( mashable.com) divider line
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2012-11-20 05:10:47 PM  
3 votes:
Fifteen years old.

Shooting for early degrees, Kelvin?
2012-11-20 04:13:27 PM  
3 votes:

Fano: Kid's gonna come back and found the nation of Wakanda

be the next US president
2012-11-20 04:10:53 PM  
2 votes:
Kid's gonna come back and found the nation of Wakanda
2012-11-20 04:02:23 PM  
2 votes:
I'm gonna build my own radio station! With scrap metal! And baking soda! And acid! You know what - forget the scrap metal and baking soda.
2012-11-21 10:03:30 AM  
1 vote:

MartinD-35: Have never owned a single Apple product, but I do have above 8-th grade language skills, which is something you can strive for with a little effort.

He must have read or saw videos or something. You don't just magically know things, they're learned.

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You needed to pay more attention to your 8th grade language arts teacher when she/he let you know you were not going to do well on your SATs. Unless, of course, you are in the 5th grade, and then your language skills are about average. Takes real balls to post on the internet with language skills that suggest you live in a 50 year old trailer and chew the same wad of tobacco all day long.
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/Keep telling yourself that, douche.
2012-11-21 12:36:42 AM  
1 vote:
Never underestimate the power of the access to information (the internet) and the teenage male's desire to get the fark up out of a shiathole/ get some tail. This is the nucleus around which electrical engineering revolves.

Also few of those nerds at MIT woulda had the stones to go dumpster diving. The more in the realm of places like sierra leone and kentucky.

Hope he gets with some good people, because this sort of resourcefulness and creativity tends to get ground down once you start pulling a paycheck.
2012-11-20 04:50:55 PM  
1 vote:
He must use it to charge his P-P-P-Powerbook
2012-11-20 04:37:09 PM  
1 vote:
I don't think he used the scrap metal, baking soda, and acid to make the radio transmitter, Subby. A good clue is the fact that the article uses them in entirely different sentences.
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