DIYs & Mods

DIY Sprinkler For Under $5

If you have ever lived in a suburban neighborhood, you know how obsessive people can be about their lawns. You can hear your neighbors outside at 2 a.m. whispering words of encouragement to their plants. It borders on lunacy really. If you are one of these people, but you lack the funds to get a proper sprinkler, about $5 and ...

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Apple Thinks Windows Is A Virus

Type the word “virus” into the search field on the Apple site and you get an interesting result. The word “Windows” pops up with a sly looking smiley face, telling you that you’ll love Apple. Steve Jobs has always got a few sly tricks up his sleeve. All in all we think its just harmless fun rather than dirty tactics. ...

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Jaundice Mario Made From Floppy Discs

Okay, so it’s not perfect. In fact, Mario looks rather sick to his stomach. But this Mario mural made from old floppy discs is really a great effort. You have to at least give them that. Pretty impressive (and we’ve seen some cool Mario mods in our day). The person who created this Mario piece plans to create an entire ...

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New Ways To Use Old Crap

Static is a project showing how old products can be used to make new and interesting gadgets. One man’s trash is really another man’s treasure, no matter how crappy the trash is. Check out some more of these inventive creations after the jump, plus much more at the source.

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Water-Cooled PS3: Someone Was Bound to Do It

It’s probably unnecessary, but if you have ever thought about water-cooling your PS3, Dragonpower has scattered details of this build over a thread at the Official Playstation forums. If you can do it, and you don’t mind massively voiding your warranty, a PS3 that runs silent and around 32C under a heavy load could be your reward. Hit the jump ...

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This Fire Truck Can Really Haul Ass

Actually, it’s not so much a ‘fire truck” as it is a “fire Porsche Cayenne S”—and it was spotted on the streets of Moscow. I suppose it could be used as a quick response vehicle, but my guess is that the FD picked it up so they would look cooler than the cops. More pictures after the jump.

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Optimus Styro: The Weakest Transformer Ever

The 8-foot Transformer “Optiumus Styro” art project was developed by artists Kevin and Tywen Kelly over the course of 2 years using only select pieces of styrofoam. Their geeky hearts were in the right place, but a Transformer like this would prove useless in battle. He’s buoyant, I’ll give him that – but it would only take a stiff breeze ...

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