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The Glitter Bomb Porch Thief Deterrent Is Back With A Vengeance
Last year, NASA engineer Mark Rober created a device known as the “glitter bomb” which went viral. Basically, the device was to deter and punish porch thieves who steal delivery packages off the porches of unsuspecting home owners. While it was a pretty impressive invention, it did generate some controversy when it was discovered that the “victims” of the glitter bomb were actually friends.

A Man Built A ‘Wheelchair’ For His Pet Goldfish
If you’ve ever reared a fish as a pet, you might have noticed that sometimes, your fish might have problems swimming where they can no longer maintain themselves upright and will start swimming on their sides. This is known as swim bladder disease and is actually pretty common amongst aquarium fish.

This Guitar Was Made Entirely Out Of iPhones
Like most instruments, guitars are typically made using wood. This is because of the natural acoustic properties of wood that makes it a better material when it comes to musical instruments. However, this does not mean that other materials can’t be used, which is what Art Mayer did with this guitar he created called the iCaster.

Guy Hacks His Xiaomi Vacuum Cleaner To Play Spotify
As some of you might know, Xiaomi makes a lot of different products and not smartphones. For example, the company also makes its own robot vacuum cleaner that we suppose could be seen as a much cheaper version of other robot vacuum cleaners in the market. In fact, it might even have a slight added advantage because it can be modified if you are willing to put in the effort.

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13-Year Old Makes A Powerbank For His Brother Who Couldn’t Afford One
Technology can be expensive, which is why companies such as Xiaomi are thriving where they are creating products for very affordable prices that would have otherwise cost a lot more. However, even then there are some situations in which there are people who can’t even afford certain things.

Modder Squeezes A Fully-Functional Computer Inside Of A Mouse
A lot of technological innovation we’ve seen over the years seems to be about creating tech that’s small and powerful and that can fit into a variety of devices. For example our smartphones are a good example of that, where despite being so slim and small, they do pack quite a punch and have some serious horsepower behind them.

How To Clean A Keyboard
You would think that toilet is the dirtiest place. But in case you did not already know, it has actually been found that your computer’s keyboard is many, many times more dirty compared to a toilet seat, even if it doesn’t necessarily look like it.How To Clean Your KeyboardEasyIf you don’t have a lot of time and just want a quick and easy solution to clean your keyboard, these steps […]

Razer Unveils A Trio Of Brand New PC Cases
#CES2019 – If you’re someone who prefers to build their own PC, then one of the things you need to look at is the case that you’ll be using. This is actually important and is more than just about the aesthetics. This is because the size of your case also determines the size of your motherboard, how big and how many GPUs you can use, storage options, cooling, and so […]

Watch This Guitar Get Made From Scratch Using 1,200 Colored Pencils
There is an art form when it comes to making musical instruments, which is why certain musical instruments like violins and pianos can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars if they are made by a specific instrument maker. However while it seems that YouTuber Burls Art might not be a luthier by trade, his work is still impressive nonetheless.

Cosplayer Creates A Thor Helmet That Makes His Eyes Glow
If you’ve watched the Marvel movies that feature Thor, you know that when Thor gets serious, his eyes start to glow. Now cosplaying as Thor is pretty common and isn’t really anything new, but YouTuber KyleofAsgard has probably taken it to the next level by creating a Thor helmet that makes his eyes glow pretty realistically.

Viral Video Of Booby Trapped Glitter Bomb Package Might Not Have Been 100% Real
The other day a video posted on YouTube went viral. It showed how engineer Mark Rober, sick of people stealing his packages off his front porch, decided to “fight back” by creating a fake booby trapped package that would explode glitter and spray fart gas when the box was opened. The idea was that it would be left on the porch unattended in hopes that it would encourage thieves to […]

Engineer Creates Booby Trapped Package To Deter Porch Thieves
Most of us would love to think that we live in neighborhoods filled with nice and honest people, but the sad reality is that you can never truly know your neighbor. This is why more often than not, having packages stolen from your porch is becoming a thing, which police have been trying to crack down on by using fake boxes.

This Maker Kit Turns Trash Into Toys For Kids
It is tempting to buy your kids new toys, and given that we were all kids at some point in time, we all know the joy that comes from opening a brand new toy. However toys can be wasteful since many of us outgrow them, plus there are also the materials involved in making them that needs to be considered.

You Can Now Legally Hack Your Device’s DRM To Fix It
In recent times there has been proposals for the “right to repair”. Basically the idea is that customers shouldn’t be penalized if they choose to take their devices to a third-party repair service which is often cheaper than going through official channels. Now it looks like a new set of rules proposed by the Librarian of Congress and US Copyright Office has made it easier.