DIYs & Mods

DIY: Gas Mask Respirator

Developed after a certain crafty someone could no longer stand his allergy to sawdust, this DIY Gas Mask is made to aid in your respiration when you’re working at your work bench and don’t want to inhale some of the nasty fumes that some projects emit. To make your own positive air pressure gas mask, you’ll need to pick up ...

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NASA simulator fakes the feeling of a shuttle launch

People spend their lives dreaming about one day being able to experience the feeling of space travel. The new NASA Shuttle Launch Simulator allows people to experience the thrill of a launch without the need for all that training. The $60 million ride opened up yesterday to the public, starting with a test run by a team of 40 astronauts, ...

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Segway Moms are the new Soccer Moms

Spotted in Seattle, this ingenious woman pushes her baby stroller while cruising around on her Segway. Talk about laziness. And by the looks of her, she could afford to work some of that junk in her trunk off. That can’t be safe for the kid either. One foul curve on a hill, and that baby goes squish. She wins the ...

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Typo-Vac recycles an old typewriter and makes magic

Designer Chris Demino started this project with one problem in mind. Taking an old product and turning it into a functional product. The result is the Typo-Vac, an old typewriter which has been converted into a working vacuum cleaner. Concept design has taken a turn to the recycling of old products, and some of these ideas are ingenious. The Typo-Vac ...

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Chinese government to control the weather at the Olympic Games

Those mad scientists over in China have a crazy scheme hatched to make sure that nothing rains on their parade. The Beijing Olympics are rapidly approaching and with China’s renown downpours, cynics have dashed hope on a happy Olympic outing in the motherland. The Chinese government has decided to take nature into their own hands. They plan on using new ...

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DIY: Solar Car Battery

Jumper cables are unreliable at best. It’s about time for a change. This DIY will show you how to make your own solar charged car battery using pretty basic items. The one thing you’ll probably need to pick up is the solar panel, and to tell you the truth, not much more is needed. The panel is connected to the ...

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Dying boy gets his gaming wish

The Make-A-Wish Foundation has been making terminally ill people’s dreams come true for decades. This little boy with a brain tumor must of been one huge World of Warcraft fan. 10-year-old Ezra Chatterton had his wish fulfilled when Blizzard agreed to give him a full hands-on onslaught of WoW goodness. Ezra got the chance to record his voice in a ...

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DIY: Cellphone dock and wire wrangler

Are you frustrated that you can’t find a cellphone dock that fits your needs? Here’s a solution. Make your own! Instuctables has a nice and simple DIY which guides you through producing your own cellphone accessory. The dock and wire wrangler work together to keep your cellphone in one compact area, without any pesky tangles. Really great for someone who ...

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The Art Of Technology: No, this is not a photograph

Check out the above image and tell me if you can tell the difference between the lovely bride and a real photo of a lovely bride. This is not a real photo. The above painting was made using nothing more than an artistic eye for detail and a computer. And we thought the WoW Night Elf rendering was amazing! Check ...

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