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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...

R2-D2 Heels Are The Geek Shoes You’ve Been Looking For

01/31/2013, If you happen to be a lady who absolutely loves your collection of shoes more than the number of handbags at home, and also have a penchant for all things geek, then you would definitely fall head over heels (pardon the pun) with what Mikeasaurus has...

Laptop Compubody Sock Gives You Privacy As You Work

01/30/2013, Before you jump from your seat and claim that the Laptop Compubody Sock is a rip-off from the Ostrich Pillow that has been turned into a Kickstarter project which was subsequently funded successfully, bear in mind that the Laptop Compubody Sock will...

Facial Recognition Thwarted With New Glasses

01/20/2013, How many of you out there use Face Unlock on your Android-powered smartphone? How about computers, do you think that the function of facial recognition is a suitable form of security for your data? I don’t think so, as someone can always capture a...