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Man Turns His Wheelchair Into A Snow Plow

01/17/2016, When you are disabled, there are certain things that are harder for you to do that people with full use of their limbs will probably not think too much about. One of those tasks would be to shovel snow off your driveway, which anyone with a working pair...

This Homemade Lightsaber Features An Aqua Aura Quartz Crystal

01/13/2016, While we’ve seen companies and hobbyists create their own lightsabers over the years, safe to say that with the launch of The Force Awakens, it would seem that more people are hopping on the bandwagon. Now we’ve seen some truly dangerous lightsabers,...

Forget Google Maps, Let This Top Hat Guide You With Sound

01/04/2016, Google Maps, Apple Maps, Bing Maps, Waze, and etc. are all perfectly good solutions for finding your way to somewhere new or if you’re trying to chart unfamiliar territory. However it does rely on us to keep looking at our phones to see where we are...

DIY 7W Laser Lightsaber Is A Step Closer To The Real Thing

12/28/2015, A couple of weeks ago we reported how an engineer created his own lightsaber. However instead of what should have been light, it was more like a flame torch that managed to upwards, giving us the illusion that it was a lightsaber. It is still a pretty...

Gas-powered Pencil Sharpener Is Unnecessary, But Awesome

12/23/2015, Thanks to technology and word processors like Microsoft Word and Google Docs, the need to actually write out essays and articles with a pen and paper is no longer as prevalent as it once was. Let’s not forget the use of pencils either which right now...

Engineer Creates A Real Burning Lightsaber

12/18/2015, According to Star Wars lore, a lightsaber is made from kyber crystals. In the real world, such crystal (unfortunately) do not exist meaning that if and when we were to eventually create lightsabers, we’d probably have to come up with our interpretation...

Woman Makes Alarm Clock That Slaps Her Awake

11/12/2015, We know that for some, waking up in the mornings can be one of the hardest things to do. In the past we have seen a variety of inventions meant to make the waking up process more pleasant, like an alarm clock that cooks bacon. We have also seen alarm...

Lian Li Unveils Their First Waterblock

11/06/2015, If you’re into building your own computers, Lian Li might be a brand you’re familiar with. The company is known for creating their own computer cases which many DIY enthusiasts have used in the past. However it looks like the company is expanding into...

MSI Unveils All-Black Z170A SLI Plus Motherboard

11/05/2015, When it comes to choosing components for a DIY computer, there are many options to choose from. However there are some computer builders and enthusiasts who might be picky in terms of how their components look. For example there are RAM kits like the...

DIY Project Turns Your Android Tablet Into A Smart Mirror

10/29/2015, Have you ever wished that your mirror could do more than reflect your image? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to wake up and look in the mirror and have it tell you all kinds of important and relevant information? Like the weather, reminders,...

Netflix Just Created Their Own “Netflix And Chill” Button

09/28/2015, By now the term “Netflix and chill” is probably one that you’ve heard, and now it looks like Netflix themselves have decided to embrace the term and have even created their own “Netflix and chill” button. They have even posted the schematics...

Man Builds Fully-Functional Control Panel For His Computer

08/20/2015, Say you wanted to launch iTunes on your computer, you click the icon on your desktop. Or if you wanted to save a file in Microsoft Word, you can either press CTRL-S or go to File, Save, and save it. However it seems that Redditor smashcuts decided that...

V6 Engine Built Out Of Paper Is A Technological Marvel

08/18/2015, When you think of V6 engines, you might think of your car and that huge metal chunk sitting underneath your car’s bonnet. However YouTube Al Zh has decided that maybe engines made out of metal just doesn’t make sense, which is why he has decided to...

This Minecraft PC Case Mod Looks Pretty Sweet

08/11/2015, In the past we’ve seen some pretty awesome mods when it comes to PC cases. Like this Aztec-inspired PC case, or how could we forget this Hulk PC case mod which is pretty awesome as far as PC cases are concerned. That being said if you’re a fan of...