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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...

Repel informs others that they have intruded your personal space

06/05/2012, Studying body language is crucial if you were to be able to learn more about human behavior – after all, the body tells you more of what the person is talking about compared to the verbal conversation, and some people who are too sanguine might just...

Ford GT40 modified, runs on electric motor

06/01/2012, What happens when you have plenty of engineering knowledge, and are looking for an avenue to apply it somewhere? This 1968 Fiberfab Valkyrie fiberglass replica of an old Ford GT40 was recently purchased by Andrew McClary on eBay, where he then took the...

Papercraft War Machine statue makes Iron Man blush

05/31/2012, Something as simple as the art of papercraft also has its fair share of complexities, and it is said that those with a penchant for p apercraft have turned it into an elevated level of artwork. In fact, papercraft statues are getting more complex each...

Charge Your Phone with a DIY Catering Candle Powered Charger

05/25/2012, Have you ever been stuck in your home while the power is out and your smartphone is running low on juice? The first thing people tend to do is to break out the candles and start putting them all around the house so it not only looks extremely romantic,...

Skull I made out of typewriter parts

05/21/2012, Old is gold, or so the saying says. Now, a lot of that depends on just what you are referring to – old wine that has yet to be consumed, as well as other hard liquor, generally do get better with time, but things like consumer electronics would more...

DIY Tesla gun actually works, looks incredibly dangerous

05/14/2012, Ever wondered how cool a Tesla gun would be if recreated in real life? Inspired by the graphic novel, The Five Fists of Science, author Rob Flickenger set about creating one for himself. Not only did he manage to produce a pretty realistic looking Tesla...

Fahrradi Farfall FFX “supercar” is eco-friendly

05/14/2012, What looks like the Ferrari FXX, one of the more desirable supercars out there in the market, is actually the Fahrradi Farfall FFX, which is actually converted from the humble two-wheeled ride that we have come to call the bicycle. This is definitely one...

Bio computer grows wheatgrass using its own heat

05/11/2012, Mike Schropp took donated computer parts and built a computer with a mini garden on top of its case. It’s actually a working computer, and yes, it grows wheatgrass. “I can’t exactly recall when the idea came to me, but at some point I started...

Portal turret shoots out Nerf ammunition

05/11/2012, If you are a geek and n avid video gamer, then you might want to consider working on your own version of the Portal turret. Granted, there seems to be a fair number of replica Portal guns that are available in the market in this day and age, but apart...

R2-D2 Dark Roast Edition

05/07/2012, Has there ever been an astromech droid that has saved the galaxy many times over, and then some? R2-D2 seems to be the definitive helpful robot in the real of science fiction, and here we are with the R2-D2 Dark Roast Edition that hails from the good...

DIY Star Trek phaser is dangerous enough to pop a balloon

04/27/2012, Star Trek fans if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make your own phaser, well, it looks like one guy already did and has since uploaded a video onto YouTube showing it in action. It should be noted that the smokiness in the video was there on purpose...