DIYs & Mods

Remote Control Hummer For Snobby Rich Kids Who Thought They Had It All

From the inflatable to the perverted, we’ve seen it all when it comes to R/C powered toys. But what about for that one rich snobby bastard kid in every city who seems to have it all? The Remote Controlled Hummer is probably not something that little brat got under their Christmas tree last year. Yes, it is a full sized ...

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Star Trek Bead And Thread Mosaics Make Every Deck A Holodeck

A classic line from Star Trek is “Beam me up, Scotti.” Using only colored beads and thread, avid Star Trek fan Devorah Sperber recreated the beaming up look, starring the one and only Captain Kirk, with William Shatner goodness. Sperber also uses her talent with beading to recreate the Star Trek Holodeck, a great entrance for your Star Trek Entertainment ...

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Five Key Keyboard: Whack-A-Note

Some people have a hard time getting into one instrument. They set up training and practice schedules, only to be utterly bored within weeks, which leads people to create their own custom musical instruments. The Five Key Keyboard, or “Big Daddy”, is the creation of Michael Robson, described as a “circuit bent keyboard”. There is no real explanation behind the ...

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Lego Camera Mount Snaps The Pics

Lego bricks can be put together to accomplish almost any task as long as you have the right parts and mechanics. The Lego Camera Mount is a computer-controlled movable tripod on wheels. Using some strategically chosen Lego pieces, the creator of the Lego Camera Mount created a way for the mount to take photos on demand, while riding around on ...

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Design Your Own Viewmaster Slides And Master Your View

So you’re still in love with your Viewmaster, but the 4 slides you’ve been ogling over the last 20 years are starting to wear thin on your attention. Image3D provides the service of allowing you to create your own slides to admire. For $10 a slide, the price isn’t too bad, though the minimum order is 10 slides, so you’ll ...

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Who You Gonna Call? The Suburu Outback Ecto-1

Ghostbusters might not be the typical American classic film (especially since the stars of the movie are predominantly Canadian), but certain elements of the picture have built up cult status in the geek community. The Ecto-1 Ghostbusters-mobile is one the props that sticks out in my mind when I think of the movie. A member from the NASIOC forums (North ...

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PC Cooler Case Mod Need Not Worry About Overheating

Are you worried that one day your PC is going to get so hot from all of that WoW you play that it will just burst into flames? This PC mod encases your computer in cooling heat sinks, surrounding the bad boy with heat exhaustion. This PC mod pretty much cuts out the middle man, evacuating all of the generated ...

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LEGO Copter Models

Ralph Savelsberg creates scale models using nothing but Lego’s. His most recent creations are two military grade helicopters, made to scale as close as bricks can be scaled. The CH-46 Sea Knight and the Mi-24 �Hind� are both extraordinary examples of how much can really be done with the little rectangular building blocks. Notice: It’s probably not the best idea ...

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Jet Powered Minivan: Soccer Moms Are Just Getting Desperate

Rule one of being a soccer mom: get the carpool to practice on time. If you fail at that, you just aren’t a true soccer mom. The Jet Turbine Powered Minivan not only gets your kids to practice on time, but most likely gets them there a few hours early while incinerating all of the cars which fall behind in ...

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