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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...

Mist Computer Display Spotted In Japan

01/14/2013, You know what they say, if you want something done, then you gotta do it yourself. Considering how it is rather dry in the Land of the Rising Sun during winter, it makes perfect sense to unpack that humidifier from time to time and keep things running...

X-Wing Coffee Table Is One For The Nerds

01/14/2013, Forget about all of those expensive hand-carved, marble top coffee tables that are being sold at an overpriced figure at showrooms across the country, only to have a 80% discount slapped on it a month after you saved up a whole year for that coffee table....

Twitter Roach Is Some Gross Tech

12/27/2012, I am one of those who think that cockroaches are one of the grossest things alive, and these critters do not seem to die no matter what you do – bug sprays, roach traps, the works. In fact, it is said that if you kill one, there are plenty more of...

Man Builds Spaceship For Son

12/26/2012, If you have a young boy in your home who has an overactive imagination, then you might want to brace yourself to be a superdad after reading this. Five year old Finn is one blessed kid, as his dad took the time, trouble and creativity to use discarded TV...

DIY Tardis Looks Bigger On The Inside

12/26/2012, If you are a huge fan of the sci-fi Doctor Who series, then you will be well pleased to hear that a fan based in the US has come up with a model of the Tardis which was specially designed to look bigger on its inside compared to the outside. Greg Kumparak...

BeetBox Makes Music Out Of Your Vegetables

12/20/2012, Mom always asked us not to play with our food, but perhaps she did not have the insight to peer into the future where one particular Scott Garner, on a whiff of inspiration, has come up with this rather ingenious piece of work – the BeetBox, a...

Raspberry Pi-To-Go DIY Laptop

12/20/2012, The Raspberry Pi, a piece of silicon wizardry that costs all of just $35, has proven itself to be quite the catalyst in kicking off DIY projects. Having said that, this is one interesting Raspberry Pi project that would definitely make you wish you had...