DIYs & Mods

Protoss As Paper: Starcraft Origami

With the long awaited Starcraft sequel on its way from Blizzard, we should be seeing more and more of these Starcraft fanboy projects popping up, like back in the good ole days of Starcraft on Battle.net. These Starcraft Origami pieces were made by a South Korean Starcraft fan. We will be eagerly awaiting instructions on how to fold our own. ...

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Awesome Wiimote Hack Creates Multitouch Display On Any Surface

Back when there were new Wiimote hacks being released daily, we posted our fair share of note worthy Wii hacks, but understandably, it has been a while since a new one had popped up. This hack is one for the books though. Using the Wiimote’s infrared camera beam, this dude has figured out a relatively simple way to make any ...

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DIY: CD Case Chandelier

While it seems I barely ever have a CD jewel case to spare, it seems some people actually have an over abundance of the cases. If you are one of these people, here is a cool way to make a chandelier from the empty cases, rather than just chucking them in the trash. But what to do with the CD’s ...

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Tetris Duct Tape Wallet Doesn’t Play Cool Arabian Music

Tetris might be my all-time favorite game. No matter how detailed graphics become, there is no beating the complicated task of organizing geometric shapes into complete rows. This wallet from Etsy’s KMC Designs is not only Tetris-themed, but made of duct tape! Theoretically, you can remove the individual Tetris pieces on the face of the wallet and make your own ...

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How To Make Your Own Tesla Christmas Tree

A Tesla Christmas tree looks really awesome. We didn’t know what we were missing until today, but holy crap. It’s awesome! Using the power of Tesla coils, you too can make your own Tesla powered Christmas Tree. You be the judge from the picture, but doesn’t it look like Santa has put on a few pounds? We knew he was ...

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LED Menorah for Hanukkah DIYers

Hanukkah starts at sunset tonight, and many jews still use traditional menorahs lit with candles. There is no need anymore my friends! This cool DIY project shows you how to make an LED lit menorah. We understand that lighting the candles is an essential part of the process, but it’s just so 17th century. Jews living in the modern age ...

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Remote Controlled Camera Phone Through SMS

Damn, this is one impressive project. This dude put together an incredible mod which allows you to control a camera phone through SMS messages. Pretty much making your cellphone a remote control for the hacked camera phone. When a message is sent to the hacked device, a set of relays activate the phones interface, navigating to the camera application. After ...

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Crazy Spherical Case Mod: We’ve Got The Whole PC In Our Hands

We might not be able to hold the whole world in our hands (we’d need some really big gloves), but we can at least hold a sphere of computer goodness. The Spherical Case Mod is a cool idea for any DIY PC modder. Just add in your favorite hardware ingredients, and voila. You’ve got yourself a PC in a ball. ...

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NES Console Built-In To A Controller

Today, everything is about bulk. Everything is becoming more compact, even dare we say “snack-sized”. This user on the Ben Heck forums put together a creative gift for his girlfriend’s birthday. A NES Controller with the entire console built-in to the controller, as well as some built in-games. The NES Controller features the 2 player version of tetris, and a ...

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Add SLR Lenses To Your Video Camera

Instead of worrying about buying an assortment of custom lenses for your video camera, why not just add your own SLR lenses on to the one you already own. The problem with adding multiple lenses is that your display winds up upside down because of all of the mirrored images. Joshua Reich fixes this problem with a few harmless tweaks ...

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