DIYs & Mods

Rick Roll Cake Continues The Baked Goods Meme

The cake is FAKE! If you’ve never played Portal, you might be a tad bit confused by this reference. Trust me though, it makes sense. What makes even more sense is finding a way to prank your geeky significant other with a Portal / Rick Roll cake. Every year, the creator of this cake has lovingly designed a new geeky ...

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Build An R/C Car Sans Solder

Soldering can be a really tricky thing to master. Between having to have a clean workspace, a nearby electrical outlet, and a huge risk for burns, it sometimes feels like an accident waiting to happen. Luckily, there is a project that is easy, fun for the entire family and solder free. The Snap Circuit Rover allows you to easily snap ...

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Homegrown Flame-Throwing Superhero Will Melt Your Face Off

How many times have you read a comic and found yourself wishing you had a certain super power. Being the sick bastard I am, I always wished I had x-ray vision (the panties are pink, Lois.) Everett Bradford took it upon himself to create a flame-throwing wrist device, and soon to be, cause of his death. Much like Pyro from ...

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WiFi Predator Noses Out Free Signals From Afar

Unsecured networks, get ready for your worst nightmare (if you imagine this said in the voice of the movie trailer voice-over guy it’s much more funny.) No signal is safe from… The WiFi Predator. The Predator is basically a modified wireless router connected to a high powered antennae, which runs off of a custom honed firmware, scoping out Wifi signals ...

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Craft Your Own Bass Guitar Pickup

Bass guitar is a wonderful thing. I’ve been playing since I was about 8-years-old and truly love it. Not everyone is as fortunate as I am to own a bass guitar though, so if you’ve got $5.00, a toolkit, a shoebox and a piece of wood, you’re set for a weekend of jamming out. According to this Instructables article, you ...

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Come Sail Away With PSP

Try singing the title of this post to the tune of Styx’s “Come Sail Away” and I think you’ll find yourself mildly amused. Regardless, it seems for some reason, a random Japanese manufacturer feels that putting a piece of string around a ZipLock bag constitutes use as a waterproof case for your PSP. Would you buy this? Would you seriously ...

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Helvetica and Others Destroy Humans, Find Success In Microsoft Word

After about three batches of magic mushrooms gone wrong, Jonathon Yule decided to put his graphic design skills to the test. As part of his art program at the University of Toronto, Yule decided to blend art, typography, fonts and robots all into one medium. The result? Gear-filled and ridiculous. Jon has used popular fonts like Helvetica and Futura to ...

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Oujia Board Guitar: Sing-Along To The Spirits

Some teens entertain themselves by watching TV and listening to music. Others go out for a midnight run to the graveyard with their Oujia boards, on a quest to contact the dead. You can guess which of those demographics gets the most dates, but how can a musician yield to the spirits while maintaining his cool factor? The Oujia Board ...

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System Brothers

Dubbed the “Famicard”, after the original Nintendo Famicom system, this cartridge has a full Nintendo Entertainment System built-in to it. Now we’re not talking about using this as a dongle or any silly thing like that. This is a working NES with controller ports, composite video and stereo audio out, cartridge loader and power button. With a portable cartridge system ...

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What Will The Presidential Candidates Look Like In 4 Years?

We’ve all heard enough about the presidential election in the recent months, but of what constructive use does this give us? Sure, we have a better idea of who could be running the free world for the next 4 to 8 years, but come on, we need some LOLz in our life! A change of pace from all of the ...

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