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Mechanical Donkey Kong makes fanboys drool

09/24/2012, Do you remember how you spent hours trying to avoid barrels in Donkey Kong? Well, this classic platformer has gotten a revamp, nay, it has been transferred over into real life thanks to the efforts of avid DIY enthusiast Martin Raynsford, where this...

Project Sausage Drone parachutes sausages safely

09/12/2012, When you have a name like the Project Sausage Drone, you know for sure that those living under the flight path of the Project Sausage Drone will not stay hungry for long. After all, the second stage of the Project Sausage Drone was successfully tested as...

LEGO Go-Kart for humans and not minifigs

08/28/2012, The wonderful world of LEGO, where these Danish-made bricks are able to fit perfectly with one another without missing a beat. Isn’t it a wonder that this can happen, and have you ever given thought to the amount of precision that has gone into the...

The Dark Pi Rises in the form of a drone

08/22/2012, I am quite sure by now that you have watched The Dark Knight Rises, and the film should have left quite the impression on you. Hopefully, a good one at that, just like how the highly sought out Raspberry Pi mini computer has been transformed into what you...

Bioshock themed custom pinball machine

08/19/2012, In life, there are themes all around us – a themed party, for instance, or how about a certain theme for a notable event in your life? Well, having video game themes around us are nothing new, but here is something that Bioshock fans might just fall...

Lego Submarine might not be yellow, but it submerges just fine

08/16/2012, Check out this cute little Lego Submarine in action in the video above, and you will be left scratching your head and wondering just how the entire thing was built from scratch. Aren’t Lego pieces, while being able to interlock with one another, do...

Steampunk Lightsaber Flashlight

08/15/2012, The Force is strong in this one – the Steampunk Lightsaber Flashlight that is the creation of one particular Star Wars fan who has her fair share of technological wizardry. Working together to be a rather nifty night light, you will need a plumbing...

DIY Snowspeeder not quite the speedster we envisioned

08/15/2012, Epic battles in a snowy environment might sound far more comfortable than duking it out in the sandy dunes of Afghanistan, but as you would have noticed from the battle at Hoth, life is not all peaches and cream there, either. Well, traveling on foot in...

Dual analog controller mod for the Nintendo 64

08/06/2012, GoldenEye for the Nintendo 64 is one of the gaming classics that will be long remembered for its original gameplay and immersive experience. The thing is, you do not reinvent the proverbial wheel, but you sure as heck can place the wheel in a lighter rim...

Lego Motorized Wheelchair

07/31/2012, Once in a while, we end up looking at a particular piece of Lego art that will definitely turn heads. This is one of those times, especially when you are sick and tired of doing this particular activity known as “walking”. If you think that...

DIY Wireless Typing Glove offers a new way to enter data

07/16/2012, There is a new project known as G.A.U.N.T.L.E.T. (Generally Accessible Universal Nomadic Tactile Low-power Electronic Typist) which is a fancy name for a DIY Wireless Typing Glove. Developed by a pair of former design students, this DIY glove is right now...

Raspberry Pi is at the heart of this BBC Micro-inspired keyboard

07/09/2012, Modder extraordinary Ben Heck has come up with a new project which might just interest the many people who have picked up the Raspberry Pi DIY computer. Basically, modders and next-generation engineers are able to make use of the surprisingly affordable...

SNES-001 does a Wii U

06/21/2012, Remember the Wii U controller? Yes, the same video game controller that had a display embedded within, coupled with motion sensors and what-not. Well, Downing has a DIY project which is certainly worthy of mention – the SNES-001 that sees the entire...

DIY Cellphone might help you save some money

06/20/2012, Yes, we do know that getting blue collared help around the home could prove to be an expensive “investment” to make, but a necessary one if you happen to lack the basic DIY skills required. However, we are quite sure that most folks are able...