DIYs & Mods

Cocaine Scale in an iPhone Costume

Scarface would have been all over this Cocaine Scale, which makes the device resemble an iPhone. Take off the mobile-esque case and poof, snort away into your own magical world of speed. A scale is essential for dealers who like to measure their sale out to the exact milligram. While in its case, the scale looks like your average iPhone, ...

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Mini Lighter Cufflinks

These Mini Lighter Cufflinks were available on Etsy before the internet took over and sold out every last pair. Will they be back? Who knows, but lord, these things are awesome. They’re cufflinks which are actual lighters, meaning you can light up a smoke without even reaching into your pocket. I wouldn’t recommend these if you go a little heavy ...

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Anatomical Papercraft

Bert Simons created this excellent anatomical papercraft of the muscles of the human skull. Simons calls it an “anatomically incorrect representation,” but it looks pretty damn nifty, incorrect or not. Link [via]

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Dreamcast Controller iPhone Dock

Old meets new(ish) in Jay Hauf’s Dreamcast iPhone Dock creation. Mr. Hauf, you have just propelled yourself into one of the top spots for best iPhone dock mod. I don’t know if this is cooler than the Dinosaur Dock, because come on, it’s a fricken’ dinosaur, but it’s pretty damn close.

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Google Street View Spies on LARPing Nerds

A globe-trotting Twitter user discovered this Google Street View image of a bunch of nerds LARPing it up for the cameras. They’re prepared for dragon slaying, princess slaying and immortality, but are they prepared for eternal embarrassment? Next, on “LARPing to the Oldies”. I live right across the PA border, but I haven’t seen anything like this around here. Those ...

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PS3 Slim Gets Smooshed Into A Laptop

The PS3 Slim was already beginning to feel a little chubby. Time takes a a toll on the body. Thankfully, we have Ben Heck to make everything more portable. His new PS3 Slim Laptop takes the improved hardware of the Slim and makes it even more mobile with his notebook-inspired mod.

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‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Spaghetti Cupcakes

Cupcakes made with real spaghetti and meatballs would just be bizarre and sort of gross, so thankfully the baker of these gorgeous cupcakes inspired by “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” opted for sweeter ingredients. The spaghetti is made using buttercream, the meatball is actually a Ferrero Rocher candy, the sauce is raspberry jam and the grated parmesan is actually ...

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Take a Ride on the AT-AT School Bus

If my school bus looked like this I might have actually gone to school more than half of the time. Or at least would have ridden the bus to the school before running off to do my own thing. Hey man, I had important things to do. Don’t judge. Link

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Make Your Own Hidden Batcave Lair

Hidden with the now iconic Shakespearean bust, this awesome modder who goes by the mysterious name “Jimmy” set up his very own Wayne Manor Batcave-inspired hidden entrance. Using a motor attached to a gearbox, which directly powers a wheel, Jimmy couldn’t use a full-sized bookshelf because of the sheer size, but opted for a door covered in faux-library wallpaper. Press ...

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