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DIY Tumbler Is A Thing Of Beauty

05/08/2013, A few years ago, we did cover a story on how a certain Bob Dullam managed to cobble together his resources to develop and flesh out a Batman Tumbler in real life, and while it does not have the kind of technological advancements that the fictional version...

Lego NXT Xbox 360 Disc Carousel

05/07/2013, When it comes to Lego’s building blocks, basically, your imagination’s the limit – not the sky, although I do admit, the amount of money that you have in your bank account too, does play a role considering how the more complicated your creations...

Self-Assembling Printed Robot, Transformers A Reality Soon?

05/07/2013, Will robots be able to rule the world that we know one day? Perhaps, or perhaps not, but what we do know is this – the world of robotics has certainly advanced by a fair bit for humanity to arrive at where it is today. Apparently, at a presentation...

Juice Up Your Phone With A Candle

05/03/2013, The modern day portable device such as smartphones and tablets are generally great devices to own – only when they have enough juice to keep them going, that is. If only someone could come up with a smartphone that has an uber long battery life...

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...