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Raspberry Pi Gets Water Cooling Solution

05/02/2013, The Raspberry Pi is certainly one hot ticket item when it was first released, targeting hobbyists who want to build their very own computers without having to sell an arm and a leg. While this low-powered mini computer will run on a 700MHz ARM11...

Color Play Plays Music From A Color Wheel

04/29/2013, A group of students from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University who started off on a project has begun to explore the relationship between color as well as sound. The brainchild of Natasha Dzurny and Louie Foo, their final...

Reinventing The Wheel Lets You Drum While You Drive

04/18/2013, All right, the term “reinventing the wheel” might be aimed at folks who have lofty hopes of changing the world, but should not really touch anything that has been working at its optimal level all this while. Well, how about this steering wheel cover...

Mantis All-Terrain Hexapod Looks Terrifying

04/18/2013, There are DIY projects, and then there are DIY projects – the ones that separate the men from the boys. Case in point, check out this particular six-legged robotic walking machine that is known as the Mantis, created by a man who happens to hail...

DIY DNA Testing Machine

04/07/2013, Just how much genius is there in the world? There will always be prodigies in our midst, and the Fred and Gus Turner brothers are lumped under that specially gifted group. After all, 17-year-old Fred with straight brown hair and 14-year-old brother Gus...

This Acoustic iPhone Speaker Dock Is A DIY Project

04/03/2013, Looking for a way to amplify the sound coming from your iPhone without having to resort to expensive external speakers? Well if you don’t mind getting your hands dirty, Renee from Red Bird Blue has uploaded plans to a DIY acoustic iPhone speaker dock....

Lamp Scale Shines According To Weight

03/26/2013, Now here is a scale that is definitely worth checking out, and when you see it, you do ask yourself sometimes, how come no one has thought of it before? Designer Junji Kawabe’s Lamp Scale is a lighting fixture that functions not only as a scale, but...

NES Shaped Guitar

03/24/2013, If you have a heart for all things retro, including video games, then you would surely be able to identify with this guitar that was shaped to resemble an 8-bit Nintendo Famicom (NES) console, coupled with two controllers, now how about that? Of course,...

Lego Pip-Boy 3000 Is Absolutely Gorgeous

03/19/2013, With the right number and kinds of Lego bricks, an overactive imagination, as well as plenty of time for execution, you know for sure that humankind can come up with some rather zany Lego “inventions”, and heck, there are even Lego-based theme parks...

Triolin Delivers Three Times The Thrill

03/18/2013, No, you would not be mistaken for figuring out that the Triolin is a combination of three, well, violins. Artist Alex Sobolev is the one behind the Triolin, where he managed to bring together a trio of violins, and joining them together. Alex intends to...

Custom Wood Neo Geos Offer Green Eye Candy

03/15/2013, Have you ever given a Neo Geo console a chance in the past, instead of burying your nose in the bitter fight between the SNES and the Sega Megadrive? Assuming you missed the chance to do so back when you were a kid (also, because you did not want to feel...

Digital Lo-Fi Fisheye Camera

03/15/2013, No, Ph.D does not mean Permanent Head Damage, although there are some folks who think that this is the case, and more often than not, it would be those Ph.Ds who churn out inventions and discoveries that make life a whole lot better. In fact, a Ph.D...

Image Toaster Makes Humble Appliance Cool

03/13/2013, The Image Toaster, an invention of a certain Scott van Haastretcht, is definitely one for the ages when it comes to amusing yourself at the breakfast table. After all, despite having a maximum printing area of six square pixels, the Image Toaster that was...

Ambient Minecraft Lighting Follows Game’s Day-Night Cycle

03/11/2013, How many of you are seriously involved in this hit game known as Minecraft, and simply cannot get enough of the block building title? If you have answered in the affirmative, chances are you had gone through the motions of playing when it was still bright...