This is an article from MAKE Magazinebrings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life:
I love a good mystery. So does Wired Geekdad blogger and friend of MAKE, John Baichtal. In his words:
"A couple of months ago, I happened to catch the TED Talk given by Star Trek director J. J. Abrams concerning his love of mystery. The centerpiece of the talk was a simple cardboard box secured with packing tape and decorated with a giant question mark on one side. This box contains an assortment of magic tricks Abrams purchased from the Lou Tannen Magic Store as a kid, but for some reason, he's never opened it. For Abrams, the love of the mysterious unknown exceeds any value the magic tricks could provide."
Read more here.