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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...

Solar-Powered Death Ray

03/10/2013, I suppose when your neighbors see this unique DIY machine in your backyard in action, one of the first few things they would do is be best buddies with you, asking you to forgive them of all the wrong that they have done in the past, right after hollering...

Student Invents Cheap Bomb Defusing Robot

03/06/2013, You know what they say, where there is a will, there is a way. Suleman Khan, an MSc final year student at the Institute of Physics and Electronics, University of Peshawar (UOP), has managed to figure out a way to develop a low-cost wireless bomb defusing...

Russian Ostrich Robot Costs Only $1,500 To Build

02/21/2013, Necessity is the mother of all invention, but what about building stuff just for fun, or out of interest as your hobby? I suppose enthusiasm as well as the constant striving to improve oneself is there in this bunch of Russians, who actually forked out...

Train Passenger Car Recreated In Man’s Basement

02/14/2013, What do you have in your basement? Some monsters, or perhaps plenty of junk to be sorted out? Well, Jason Shron of Canada has a far more active imagination and plenty of willpower to turn his basement into a full-sized replica of a passenger car, in...

DIY Dialysis Machine Kept Man Alive For Past 13 Years

02/01/2013, Where there is a will, there definitely is a way. First world problems include ever rising costs in healthcare and medical treatment, which is why holding enough insurance policies are essential in making sure you have a safety net of sorts to fall back...

Plants Harvested For Electricity

02/01/2013, Hmmm, what we are doing to plants at the moment could very well be what machines do to humanity in the future – that is, just as the Matrix trilogy depicts, use us as batteries. Well, a team of scientists have done some research into how plants work...