DIYs & Mods

AT-AT Walker Made Out of Bacon

When I die and go to heaven, I expect this is what I’ll see at the pearly gates. Except I imagine my heavenly AT-AT having a nicer rack. The 3-ft. tall Bacon AT-AT Walker is constructed using 40 lbs. of bacon stuck to a foam base. This porky monstrosity took 21 straight-hours of work to build and probably about a ...

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How To Install the iPad Into Your Car’s Dashboard

You’ve finally got the iPad and the novelty of playing around with it has sort of worn off. Understandable. That new gadgetexcitement can only last so long, but there are ways to extend that excitement. Check out this project which teaches you how to integrate your iPad right into the dashboard of your car. Using the Toyota Tacoma as an ...

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DO WANT!: Ewok Plushy

My favorite little fluff balls from Return of the Jedi get the plushy treatment thanks to Craftster user gammerus’s immortalization of the Ewok. I don’t only want one of these… I need one. Sure, the proportions aren’t 100% accurate and they probably don’t have that same fresh Ewok smell, but it’s about as close as you’ll get without delving into ...

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Internet Explorer Voodoo Doll

With the ever-expanding usage of Google Chrome and with Firefox still chugging along, voodoo was probably the last thing that Internet Explorer needed. IE needs all the help it can get, but it certainly isn’t getting it from this follower of voodoo, who apparently is not a happy camper. This is what happens when you make a browser that has ...

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Wooly Willy Table

Instructables user noahw put together this insanely awesome DIY project, teaching us how to create our very own Wooly Willy Table. Those of us who remember playing with Wooly Willy or similar incarnations in our childhood know that even though the concept of moving around iron flakes with a magic magnet wand might seem too simple, it’s strangely addicting. While ...

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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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