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1995 PC Case Gets A New Life As An Awesome Gaming Rig

02/24/2016, You would think that 20 years later we would have PC cases that look nothing like what they used to back in the day, but it doesn’t really seem to be that way. For the most part, PC cases are still shaped like a rectangular box, except maybe these days...

Star Wars Helmets Will Let You Speak In “Droid”

02/23/2016, We’ve seen many Star Wars related merchandise as well as DIY projects. Now if you’re looking to dress up as a Star Wars character but don’t want to go as the standard Jedi or Sith, how about dressing up as a droid instead? This has been done before,...

Coca-Cola Turns Its Packaging Into A Google Cardboard VR Headset

02/23/2016, With the amount of Coca-Cola that is consumed every year, it also means that there are a lot of packaging and Coca-Cola cartons that get thrown away. While recycling is a possibility, what about reusing them? Turns out Coca-Cola has a potential idea for...

Edible Spoon Maker Makes Cleaning Up Easier

02/17/2016, There is nothing quite like being able to sit down with the rest of your family and close friends to have a meal together, engaging in friendly banter while generally having a good time with one another. However, cleaning up the mess afterwards can be...

Home Audio System From The 1960s Overhauled

02/02/2016, There is no limit to human creativity, that is for sure, and hence it is interesting to check out this hack of a home audio system that hailed all the way back from the 1960s. Talk about bringing back a blast from the past, complete with the latest...

House Within A Greenhouse Is Warm And Cozy During Winter

01/29/2016, Sustainable living has been on the agenda for many people for the longest time already, including building houses from plastic, but here is a novel idea that might just catch on in the future – a house that remains nice and warm even during the...

Build Your Own BB-8 Droid For $120

01/27/2016, Last year, Sphero announced possibly one of the coolest toys of the year, which basically comes in the form of a miniature BB-8 droid from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie. The toy can be controlled remotely and moves pretty fast, but the downside...

This Banana Will Hand Out WiFi Passwords

01/25/2016, Have you ever gone to a cafe or to someone’s home and asked for their WiFi password, only for it to be long and complicated (as all passwords should be, we might add). Some places have dealt with this by providing written passwords on sheets of paper,...

Hack Your Nexus Handset To Work With MicroSD Cards

01/25/2016, Do you take expandable memory on your smartphone for granted? Well, not all smartphones do come with an expansion slot in the form of a microSD memory card slot, and it seems that the last Google Nexus handset that had a microSD card slot happened to be...

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...