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DIY Silent Computer Is Loved By Librarians

12/18/2012, There is nothing quite like the sound of silence whenever you need some time for yourself, and the noisy world should be kept at bay. Going to a library would definitely help, but sometimes, the whirring of the unserviced ceiling fans as well as footsteps...

DIY Laptop By Bunnie Huang

12/17/2012, Here is a laptop that you might want to consider getting if you are one who loves Do It Yourself projects, and thanks to a rather famous hardware hacker, Bunnie Huang, this is exactly what he had in mind – by constructing an open hardware laptop....

Raspberry Pi Makes For A Decent Baby Monitor

12/06/2012, Parents, especially new ones, are always more than ready to rush to the aid of their younglings (yes, I watch too much Star Wars) the moment they start to kick up a fuss, and this is where baby monitors come in handy so that you can have a grip on the...

Super Guitar Licks Rock Star Jacket Lights Up Any Concert

11/28/2012, A rock concert is nothing if there are no crazy costumes, loud music, a banging performance and fantastic tunes and riffs, although you are always more than welcome to leave out the bat biting finale. Well, the only way you can get away from wearing...

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...