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A movie-goer's concept of prison economy is likely that it's a cigarette-fuelled barter system. That may be part of it, but it only scratches the surface. The truth is a violent world of sex, drugs and... postage stamps?

Prison Hacks are the big house's answer to Gizmodo's homemod. Prison is designed to be uncomfortable -- it's prison, after all. But even incarceration can't lock up the spirit of human ingenuity. What prisoners do with extremely limited resources is incredible.