DIYs & Mods

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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Throat Cam Offers Unique Perspective On The World, Plaque

Bravo Justin Quinnell for mounting a camera in the back of your throat. Just make sure to brush your teeth next time. And to those of you wondering what applications this could have in the porn industry – I’m with you. Deep throat cam all the way. More pictures and a link where you can purchase these images after the ...

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Bottle Armor Would Lead To a Swift And Gruesome Death In Battle

Designer Kosuke Tsumura may be skilled when it comes to developing unique clothing – but when it comes to functional body armor he’s a little of the mark. The plastic PET bottle armor was made at the request of the Coca Cola company as some sort of promotion for recycling. I doubt that the military would be interested in this, ...

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Xbox Controller Geek Bong

We’re not exactly sure how this was done or the origin of the idea, since this image came off of a myspace profile, but one thing is for sure. One geeky pot head has way too much time on his hands. To be perfectly honest, I would much rather be playing with that controller than smoking out of it. Thanks ...

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Nerd Auction Exchanges Computer Skills For Makeover, Dates

The Linux Users Group at Washington State University is hoping to bankroll their computer skills in exchange for the possibility, albeit remote, of finally touching a boob. The president of the group writes: “You can buy a nerd and he’ll fix your computer, help you with stats homework, or if you’re really adventurous, take you to dinner!” The group is ...

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DIY Car Meter Computer Case: One Of The Coolest I’ve Seen

When it comes to computer case mods, it doesn’t get much better than this. Dashboard gauges modified to display info on RAM, CPU and HDD usage all packed in a sweet looking exterior. There isn’t any written instructions on how to do this yourself, but there are plenty of images detailing the steps. A few of those images can be ...

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Chinese Phone Developed From iPhone Rejects

I’m sure you will agree that this Chinese phone looks like some sort of twisted offspring of the iPod and iPhone. In fact, it seems very likely that the product was inspired by some early iPhone designs. It even has a 2MP camera and some built-in speakers – but that’s where the similarities to the actual iPhone end. Other features ...

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