DIYs & Mods

Turn Your Guitar Hero Controller Into a Working Instrument

Hot on the heels of the announcement that 17 new songs are being added to the Guitar Hero III lineup comes this bad ass hack that allows you to turn your controller into a working instrument. Just keep in mind that you will actually need some musical ability to play this thing – and getting through the expert levels on ...

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How To Stick It To Microsoft On Their $50 HDMI Cable

We all know that purchasing a $50 HDMI cable with audio adapter for your XBox 360 Premium is bullshit, but that doesn’t mean you have to stand there with your pants down while Microsoft goes to town on your ass. Thanks to this hack by Chad Ledford you can pick up a $10 HDMI cable and remove the plastic casing ...

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Dragon BBQ Grill Kicks The Foreman’s Ass

The “Guardian of The Feast” seen above is a dragon-shaped grill and smoker combination designed by Ed McBride. Not only is it a fantastic piece of artwork by a skilled sculptor, it also looks like a great place to cook up some pigs. Just be prepared to pay far out the ass for it. Sold for $65,000 (other units are ...

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DIY: Cloud Lamp, For When You Can’t Afford Lava

For around a measly $10, you can make this very cool Cloud Lamp, which resembles a lava lamp, but looks even cooler in our opinion. All you need is a container, some soap, and water and you’re good to go on this project. Might not have the psychedelic allure of a lava lamp, but hey, it’s a cheap alternative. — ...

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Another iPhone Ripoff: But This One Also Rips Off Vista

It sure looks like an iPhone, but the real interesting thing about this Chinese rip-off is the OS it appears to be running. Check out the bottom right hand corner of the screen in the image above. Windows Vista? Just in case anyone is interested, the specs on this device are as follows: 3.2 inch 260K QVGA touchscreen, 1.3 mega ...

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Tired Of Flushing The Toilet?

Build a RoboFlusher and manual toilet flushing could be a thing of the past. All you need is a Lego MXT Kit and the handy instructions in the link below. If you are geeky enough to build this, chances are you avoid most forms of manual labor – no matter how small. That having been said, why should you have ...

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Moron Tapes Dry Ice Bomb To Helmet

If you are not aware of the explosive properties of dry ice, the video in the link below will provide a good lesson. Their stupidity would be sad if it wasn’t so damn hilarious. Sean Fallon Link

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Hack an Old Floppy Edge-Connector and Make an SD Reader

Chances are you probably have one or two old connectors lying around the house or in an unused computer – and with a little bit of time and some basic tools you can turn that spare connector into a functional SD card reader that can be used in MMC mode. All you need to do is follow the painfully detailed ...

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Sandia Micro Tank Tears It Up at 20 Inches Per Minute

Weighing less than 1 ounce with a mere 1/4 cubic inch in total volume doesn’t stop these micro-bots from tearing up a obstacle-laden desktop. Throw anything at it: loose change, a pice of fuzz – the Sandia can handle it all with it’s tracked drive system. Developed by Sandia National Labs, these little beauties come equipped with an 8K ROM ...

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