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Photos: Curiously creative mint tins

The grand-prize winner in Altoids' Tin Million Uses competition was Jon Lennon of Ithaca, N.Y., who turned a Ginger Altoids tin into a theremin, a device that uses light to generate sound.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...