03/10/2014, If you’ve ever grown up playing LEGO, well you know everything you create is pretty much limited to your imagination. In fact nowadays LEGO has gotten to the point where there are creations far more impressive than they were back in the day, although admittedly much more expensive as well. We’ve seen LEGO being used for electronics in the past, so we guess we can’t say we’re too surprised to […]
02/27/2014, Having a house with a plot of land is a dream for many, but with it, comes stuff like having to prune the garden, water the plants, and making sure that not a single weed grows in there. That could translate to a whole lot of work really, and at times, you might even feel like purchasing a patch of artificial grass instead. Researcher and artist Cassinelli Alvaro decided to […]
01/19/2014, It has been over a year that hardware hacker Bunnie Huang has been collaborating with Sean Cross in order to work on an open laptop. In a nutshell, this open laptop would allow you to start the machine and run majority of the common applications out there in the market without having to make use of any proprietary, closed-source binaries as well as other kinds software. Not only that, to […]
01/15/2014, You know what they say – if you want something done, you have got to do it yourself. Sometimes, you do have the solution to the question that you are asking, and for a certain Michael Castor who figured out that he would not get a tablet simply because they are overpriced, he decided to build one by himself. This should not be too much of an issue for the […]
12/18/2013, If you love all things LEGO, then you would definitely be in awe of this invention, which is actually a LEGO car that comes complete with plastic pistons. The magical thing about this LEGO ride is this – it actually runs and can ferry you around, although you will not be breaking any land speed records anytime soon. Steve Sammartino and his 20-year-old Romanian partner, Raul Oaida (who happened to […]
11/28/2013, It was last year when we brought you David Mellis’ DIY Cellphone, and it seems that he has been up to more tinkering this time around with yet another DIY cellphone which, from the name itself, you know you are able to make one up with your two hands if you have the necessary amount of time and technical know how. The DIY cellphone is capable of making and receiving […]
10/16/2013, We’re sure you’ve come across some people who absolutely cannot make a decision, especially if they’re under pressure. There’s nothing more frustrating than sitting around waiting for a person to make a simple decision as to what they’re going to have for dinner or what they plan on wearing. That’s why if you have trouble making decisions for yourself, you need to an Executive Decision Maker Pro in your life.
09/05/2013, Dutch duo Daniel Venneman and Mark van der Net have managed to cobble together what can be described as an open source home kit which would definitely appeal to DIY enthusiasts. Basically, if you are pretty good with your hands and some tools, you are able to construct as well as customize your very own micro house. The Hermit House is said to come with a special zigzag floor plan […]
09/02/2013, There are definitely defining moments in a man’s life where he needs a dream to chase, and building a ‘tank’ could be one of them for those of you who are pretty handy with your hands, and are equipped with the technical know how, of course. It was 15 years ago when a certain Hitoshi Takahashi chatted with his wife, telling her that he had a dream of building a […]
09/01/2013, Have you read the book, “The 5 Languages of Love?” Different folks express their love to one another differently, some do it via words, others through action, and others through gifts. Well, here is one dad who loves his kid so much, that he actually modified his son’s wheelchair. Shea, father to 2-year old Alejandro, whom the latter suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy that severely limits his ability to move, […]
08/26/2013, When the new and the old collide, it is always an interesting affair. What you thought was fashionable during your youth is now loathed upon by your own kids, just like how you felt about your parents’ dressing sense back in their day. Well, sometimes retro does make a comeback in different ways, and you cannot get any more retro than this Twittertape Machine. The Twittertape Machine happens to be […]
08/01/2013, The Magic 8 Ball has been a fair number of things in the past, where among them include a flash prank that we talked about a couple of years back, a rather rectangular version which sullies the namesake of the device, and one with an internal OLED display thanks to a hack. The avid DIY enthusiast might want to check out this unique Magic 8 Ball that has been specially […]
07/22/2013, It must be said that the clever use of an Arduino chipset in the right hands would yield some fascinating results, as we were privy to in the past. Well, it does seem as though we have come up face to face with yet another interesting Arduino creation which many would mistake it to be a baby monitor at first glance. Actually, it is something else altogether, and assuming we […]
07/11/2013, A man rides a shopping trolley on a race track at 44mph.