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DIY Gundam From Electrical Plugs

11/26/2012, Now here is an interesting idea – how about churning out your very own Gundams using a collection of electrical plugs? After all, we do know that the average person who sits in front of the computer must at least handle an electrical plug at least...

Teen Builds Battery To Power Home

11/22/2012, Here we are with a future Tony Stark in the making – 15-year-old Kelvin Doe, who lives in Sierra Leone with his parents, must have had enough of an erratic electricity power supply, and decided that instead of complaining or whining about the...

R2-D2 Vespa

11/20/2012, If you are a huge Star Wars fan, then you would definitely love what fifth grade teacher Morgan has done to his Vespa scooter – by slapping it with Star Wars decals on the vintage luggage case, in addition to decking out the entire old school...

Macintosh Portable Runs On OS X

11/19/2012, You know what they say about us humans – we are a truly creative tour de force on this side of the galaxy, and when passion and genius meets, we normally end up with something out of the ordinary. Case in point, a nostalgic modder decided that...

Skittles Sorting Machine helps you eat only a particular color

11/05/2012, Don’t you sometimes wish that candy stores could sell Skittles in just one color just like jelly beans, instead of having a myriad of colors to choose from in a single packet? I guess there is always unity in diversity, but then again, some folks prefer...

LapPi project sees Raspberry Pi as a laptop

11/02/2012, The Raspberry Pi is one hot piece of commodity when it was first introduced and shipped earlier this year, allowing hobbyists to take advantage of its relatively low, low price to come up with projects of their own. We are willing to venture out and say...

Myst Book is a thing of wonder

11/01/2012, Have you ever played Myst on the computer back in the day? For those who did, I am quite sure that you were enthralled by the new term coined in the IT world known as “multimedia”, and it is nice to see nostalgia being fleshed out in the form of an...

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...