DIYs & Mods

AT-TE Walker LEGO iPhone Dock

Inspired by the AT-TE Walkers from the Star Wars universe, this iPhone dock is composed of an assortment of LEGO bricks. Creator Chris Harrison’s obsession with his iPhone, Star Wars and caffeine led to the creation of one of the coolest iPhone docks we’ve seen yet (though any dock is going to be hard pressed to beat the Dinosaur Dock). ...

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GameCube Portable: The Flip-Top GameCube Might as Well Have Legs

While GameCube was never my favorite console (I don’t recall ever playing on it much to be honest), I’m always happy to see a portable port of a gaming console that was simply not-so-portable in its original state. The Flip-Top GameCube design by Mike Szczys allows gamers to bring the game wherever they may roam, including under my neighbor’s bed… ...

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Recycle Your Old Netflix Envelopes By Making Your Own Paper

As a Netflix subscriber for well over three years now, it hurts my little ole heart thinking about all the poor trees which were killed, processed and then trashed for the sake of mereceivingmovies. Why didn’t I think of a way to recycle the envelopes before this? Enough dwelling in the past, Andrew. Let’s look to the future! The glorious ...

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Lady Gaga Cookies

In homage to the greatest thing to happen to pop in decades, fffireburns and their friend Matt created these awesome Lady Gaga cookies, inspired by some of her more notable and unorthodox outfits. Each cookie has its own unique piece of Gaga attire so you can just imagine the fierceness. Funny, I myreoccurringdream of a dinosaur biting off Lady Gaga’s ...

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Ben Heck’s Bill Paxton Pinball Machine is Finally Finished

After nearly four years of solid effort, nearly all of which is documented on his site, Ben Heck has finished his Bill Paxton Pinball machine. Based on the “endlessly quotable films of Bill Paxton,” the pinball machine was manufactured completely and utterly from scratch by the Heck-man himself, aside from a few stock items, such as the flippers. It is ...

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Steve Jobs Cheese Head is Actually Pretty Creepy

The second I saw this head I couldn’t help but be reminded of Hannibal Lector and his preference for dining on human flesh. This is almost too realistic to eat, unlike the orange-yellow Cheddar color of the Lincoln Cheese bust. Something tells me I’d get that weird, uncanny feeling when it came time to dig in to the Steve Jobs ...

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Super Mario Mosaic Made Out of Toast

While I’m usually an ardent protestor against the waste of perfectly good bread, this Super Mario Toast Mosaic is a definite exception. Even if no one is going to eat the burned pieces, the waste of food was totally worth the photo op. Check out the creative use of the bun-shaped pieces for the buttons of Mario’s overalls. Now all ...

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Micro Processor Chess Set

Forget about bringing chess to the computer, it’s time to bring the computer to chess. Instructable user CrLz created this awesome Micro Processor Chess Set which is made using an assortment of computer parts. The board itself is made using the underside of a mother board, and 32 black microprocessor chips. The creator stresses that this is a work in ...

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DIY: Make Your Own LEDs

And all you’ll need is a few things laying around the house. You know, the usual – 9v batteries, needles.. *ahem* silicon carbide crystals *ahem*, all easily accessible stuff. In all honesty though you apparently can pick up silicon carbide crystals easily enough from eBay. And if you’re really in a pinch you can even use sandpaper, which is made ...

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