DIYs & Mods

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi! You’re our only mailman!

We were pretty psyched to get an early peek at the R2D2 mailboxes that the USPS distributed through the U.S. to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the series, along with Star Wars themed postage stamps. Some creative Flickr user decided to make the best of the themed boxes and scored some interestingness points on Flickr because of it. Sheer genius! ...

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DIY: NES Controller Wallet

Well it might not be a complex DIY, but it’s a DIY all the same. The NES controller wallet was made using little more than a plain coin purse and glue. Oh, and of course a NES controller body. If you’ve been holding on to the dream that your Nintendo system might miraculously start working again, give it up my ...

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Pink Stinger tampon is a shocking experience…period

It would be a shame if this tampon taser gun were to go off at the wrong time. Like when inside of someone’s naughty place. The aptly named Pink Stinger, which sounds like a combination between a porno flick and a sea creature, is a way for woman to not only regulate their menstruation hygiene, but offers a method of ...

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Yuugou Case Mod fuses wood craftsmanship with technology

This Japanese-inspired Yuugou PC case mod was made with a simple message. To represent the beauty of wood frame casing, while fusing traditional craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology. This simple concept evolved into a simple, yet beautifully elegant case mod for a classy reflection of personal style. The designer of Yuugou reflects on the production of the case, describing it as ...

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Plush gadgets to cuddle with

Our beloved gadgets are constantly becoming more and more expensive. Almost expensive enough where we are going to have to resort to other means to get our gadget fix. These crafty gadgets are no more than stuffed plush toy imitations of our beloved gadget ware. Though, they are almost cool enough to join the ranks of our beloved gadgets themselves. ...

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Steampunk Guitar is shred-a-rific, one-of-a-kind, and…FOR SALE!

Up until now, we really hadn’t seen any steampunk made gadgets that rocked our world quite as much as this Steampunk guitar does. Not only can we look at The Villanizer guitar through pictures, but the guitar is being auctioned off on eBay starting this Sunday! There’s more gears and crap hacked together here than anyone can imagine. And one ...

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Wiimote door unlocker says “open sesame”

[ev type=”youtube” data=”ksi4jm_Gkjk”][/ev] There used to be only two major ways to unlock a door. With a key or with a contact card, like used in hotels and high-security areas. You can now add the Wiimote to your list of entry methods. Using a combination of FreeBSD 6.2, an AVIOSYS IP motor, Sony RC-S320, the Wii remote, and some BT ...

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I’m in your MacBook, illusioning your optics

Is it a teaser for a new song, Baby Got Mac, or a new movie, Babies In A MacBook? Nope, just a new MacBook display illusion. MacBook display optical illusions are by no reach of the imagination a new phenomenon, though this specific one is. The nameless baby looks as though he is stuck in a MacBook, reaching with all ...

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Wii and SNES come together in a sweet mod

Forget about Virtual Console. There is no longer any need. This mod lets you play your SNES cartridges right from the comfort of your own Wii. Nintendo mod master, Kotomi, known mostly for his DS mods, has shifted his eyes towards the Wii for this project. Originally intended to be an NES project, it evolved into a SNES expansion for ...

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