DIYs & Mods

Whoopsy Daisy: iPod Touch 4G Case Leaks Early

All but confirming the super accurate tabulation provided by our patented Gearfuse percentage of likliness in the “Special Event” post earlier today, Hard Candy Cases seems to have dropped the ball on Apple’s big new iPod Touch announcement with the early release of Street Skin for iPod Touch 4G cases, which will be available to order on Wednesday, September 15, ...

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Homemade Mass Effect M8 Assault Rifle Replica

Using mostly various household products and scraps, Volpin Props created this awesome replica of the M8 Assault Rifle from the only game in recent history that features a lesbian alien-human sex scene, Mass Effect. Mostly composed of scrap parts, MDF board, PVC pipe and LEDs, Finally you’ll be able to test for your self just which game’s weapons are superior, ...

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Musician Turns Trombone Into Functioning Flamethrower

This is what happens when you have spare musical instruments sitting around your house and a little too much time on your jazz hands. Jonathan Crawford, also known as YouTube user jnthncd took one of his spare trombones and turned it into a fully-functional flamethrower. Powered by a barbecue ignition system, propane, a temperature gauge to let the blower know ...

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Fallout 3 A3-21 Plasma Rifle Replica

Fallout 3 replica maker Ryan Palser continues his past work with his A3-21 Plasma Rifle creation, beautifully recreating the iconic weapon from the modern post-apocalyptic RPG classic. In Fallout lore, the A3-21 is one of the only weapons still produced after the Great War. Despite its massive power, the gun can be acquired relatively early in the game. But really, ...

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What Has Been Seen Cannot Be Unseen: Ducks Are Actually Wearing Dog Masks

Despite being wild animals, mallards are surprisingly trusting. Just offer them some bread and you’ll have an army of ducks following you for hours. Which got me thinking, maybe ducks think we’re the ones being deceived. If you take a look, it’s clear that ducks have genetically adapted the ability to make us trust them by donning a built-in dog ...

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Fast Food Fallacies: Fast Food Menu Items Compared to Their Ads

The resemblance between what you see and what you get at fast food restaurants has been a hot debate in the massively obese business community for decades. But the differences between what we see in the ads and what we actually wind up eating just seems to get further and further apart with each passing year. The blog Alphalia picked ...

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How to Recover Deleted Texts, Calls and Photos from Any iPhone

Taking a page right out of the textbook for Stalking 101, the iPhone Recovery Stick USB stick is capable of recovering any text, call, photo or even website that had been previously deleted from the device. Ironically only compatible with Windows, simply plug both devices into a PC and click the Start option. The rest is handled automatically. The software ...

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Amazing Man-Made Mini Landscapes

If you didn’t look close you might not have noticed, and even then you’d be hard pressed to realize that the above photograph was completely man-made using cotton, salt, cooked sugar, tin foil, feathers and canvas; a completely scaled diorama model custom molded for the camera. New Jersey-based (so automatically he’s a genius) photographer Matthew Albanese uses painstaking preparation and ...

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Five-Foot Long X-Wing Mailbox

While some postal workers clearly act like they’re from a galaxy far, far away, we’ve had no way to prove this theory correct. Here’s a test. Plant the X-Wing Mailbox in front of your driveway and see how your mailman reacts. If you see a trace of nostalgia briefly cross the usual stony expression of your mailman’s face, it’s clear ...

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