DIYs & Mods

Left 4 Dead 2 Gingerbread Cookies

It’s never easy to deny the scrumptiousness of gingerbread cookies. And if said cookies happen to be inspired by one of your favorite video games? Forget about it. These aren’t your grandma’s cookies, designed to resemble characters from Left 4 Dead 2, these gruesome and scary cookies are total eye candy for the gamer with a sweet tooth. Link

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How To Attach A DSLR Lens to Your iPhone

The Phone-O-Scope, by iPhone mod extraordinaire Bhautik Joshi, is an optical coupler which allows you to attach an SLR lens to your iPhone. If you’ve been looking for a way to add some DSLR power to your camera phone, an app probably isn’t the way to go, especially when you can get the real thing with a roll of duct ...

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How To Convert Your Wall Outlet Into a USB Charging Outlet

The future is now… almost. Soon enough, we’ll have no need for conventional electronic outlets because everything will be powered via USB. At least until everything is powered by simple kinetic energy or just by the air itself. We already have a ton of gadgets which are powered via USB, most notably the iPhone and iPod. This awesome step-by-step how-to ...

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Boba Fett Potato Head

My favorite tube-shaped starch just got even cooler thanks to this awesome Boba Fett Potato Head expansion piece. Photographed by Flickr user Yodamann, the only way this could look any more tempting would be mashed and covered in butter and chives. Link [via]

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“Apple” Apple Pie

Dessert is one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving. An essential part and the perfect ending to a turkey and stuffing meal is warm apple pie. But you know us well enough now to know that we wouldn’t let the blatant Apple reference simply soar into the wind. There just had to be a way to make our apple pie ...

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Tetris Origami Blocks

Tetris was probably my number one hobby from about the age of 8 until I was 12-13. I would just sit in a comfy chair, Game Boy in hand, staring at the tiny display until the image of Tetris blocks was burnt into my retinas. You might think I exaggerate, but Tetris was that serious. This Tetris Origami Block really ...

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Left 4 Dead for the NES

While you were out gang-banging zombies (or Teletubbies, whatever strikes your fancy) I was playing Left 4 Dead on a slightly older system. And by slightly older, I mean very much older. Left 4 Dead for the NES seems like a zombified RPG which would have been AWESOME back in the early 90s. I would have died for a shoot-em-up ...

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From VHS Lamness to Toaster Goodness

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, everything is better toasted. So it goes without saying that everything is equally better as a toaster. Look, if you’re still using your VHS player, there’s no excuse. It’s time to make the jump. Retirement is long overdue. But at least you can use your old tape player to make your ...

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Ghetto Transformers: Cardboard in Disguise

These Ghetto Transformers costumes are made using cardboard boxes, paint and probably some paper mache. It’s all fun and games until it starts to rain. Soggy cardboard might be the least intimidating material ever. You can’t even give someone a paper cut with that shit. These costumes might work as a Halloween costume on a dry night, but for fighting ...

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