DIYs & Mods

Yoshi and Mario Wall Hanger

Made using an inkjet printer, sticker labels and a 1/4? foam board, the Mario Riding Yoshi wall hanging design wants to lick you to death, sort of like a sex-addicted prison-escapee, but now with more reptilian spice. Watch the mustache, I heard it can leave some rug burn. Link

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Make Your Own Lawn Flamingo of Doom

Originally called “Flamingos with Fricken Laser Beams,” you too can create your very own Halloween-themed lawn flamingo of doom with this helpful phototutorial. The “fricken laser beams” title is slightly misleading as the doom flamingo has LED eyes rather than fricken’ laser beams. But either way, the eyes do glow. Ok, but what about the lawn gnomes of destruction? Link ...

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Steampunk Wedding Cake

Believe it or not, the metallic gears, doors, rivets, and panels were all made of fondant and were entirely edible. Through our long history of steampunk fanboy-ism we’ve never come across an edible steampunk creation, so this is pretty incredible.

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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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