DIYs & Mods

Spring Reverb, Slinky Style

Though I’m a bit too young to experience a true spring reverb pedal, I’m well aware they reign king over today’s digital alternatives. This DIY project from the Electronic Peasant has brought in a Slinky to really make things ridiculous. He’s used the stair-crawling toy to emulate a 1976 spring reverb unit. How does it work? Glad you asked: There ...

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House Made Of Recyclables: Very Cyberpunk

Using industrial castoffs as well as other spare parts and pieces, Jan Korbes has constructed an alternative solution to housing that’s not only portable, but is also completely made up of recycled parts.�Though not a Reboot, it’s still a cool arts and crafts project. �I can’t see anyone wanting to live in it.�Unfortunately, we may not have a choice. How ...

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Keeping It Simple: LED Origami

Step 1: Create an origami cube Step 2: Waltz over to Radio Shack, pick up a battery and an LED Step 3: Assemble battery and LED, shove finished product inside origami Step 4: Get high, enjoy. Link (via)

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Flying Penis! Duck!

Perhaps the greatest use of a remote controlled device in history: a flying penis flew into the middle of a speech from former chess master and Russian political activist, Garry Kasparov. It seems someone took the time to turn an RC helicopter into a flying cock. After the security guard swatted it to the ground, Kasparov says, “I think we ...

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Trick Burglars Without the Electric Bill

Ever wonder why burglars are less likely to break into your home if they see a TV glare off of a window? Me too. Chances are it’s just some lazy couch potato that you could mug for a few hundred bucks, but instead, burglars take the safe approach, waiting for signs of vacancy before breaking in and leaving with a ...

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The Six Gallon Beverage Dispenser

Apparently, putting a faucet in a work bucket is carte blanche to call it a beverage dispenser. However, we’ll let this contraption slide only because it holds six gallons of beer. The Six Gallon Beverage Dispenser costs $35 and is basically just a bucket from The Home Depot with a faucet shoved in it. There’s also labels you can slap ...

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“I think I found the magic chord!”

The man above is Mike Edison, the former publisher of High Times. What he’s holding is a device that’s known as the ChroniCaster, which is essentially a bong built into a guitar. His hot P-90 pickups are shielded by a special mold that helps keep marijuana resin out. Makes us wanna blast The Outlaws’ classic track “Green Grass and High ...

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The 80’s Are Back with Monkeylectric

We all knew this would happen. The 1980’s have reemerged with Monkeylectric’s fully-customizable (if you got the skills and want to void the warranty) LED bike light for your wheels/spokes. Not only will this make you look like you’re into Flock of Seagulls, but it also improve your chances of survival at night in the urban jungle. Monkeylectric offers free ...

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Clean Chair For A Clean Apartment

We’re running out of places to ditch our old garbage. Recycling bins are out of the question because, as we all know, all trash whether it be recyclable or otherwise all goes to the same place: New Jersey. California College of Arts student Nick Demarco has created a vinyl chair out of plastic bottles and other miscellaneous garbage he found ...

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Cassette Tape Scratching

So you have the sick DJ workstation, the 1200s and the CDJs and you even played at the Lambda Chi frat party down the street. Maybe you even have a Pacemaker. Good for you! Now you’ll have to remember that money doesn’t replace sick, raw talent like in the above video. Witness as DJ Ruthless Ramsey scratches on a goddamned ...

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