DIYs & Mods

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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If Video Games Were Real Life…

Sometimes realism isn’t exactly what we want in our video games. We want to escape, not be hassled by the reality of… reality. Cracked.com hosted an awesome Photoshop contest, encouraging  their users to come up with ways to make video games just a tad more realistic, hence somewhat less playable. Some of the results were absolutely genius. Here are a ...

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Personalize Your Board Game Experience with My Monopoly

Monopoly is one of the most widely played board games in the entire world, so it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that players (or at least UK players as of now) can finally create their own personalized version of the game, featuring custom street names, places, spaces and icons. Hell. you could even create your own recession version ...

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Joystick Built Inside of NES Console

Even if my NES were still around, I doubt it would work. There’s something about sitting around in a dusty closet that doesn’t work well with the functioning hardware of gaming consoles. But don’t let it’s inability to work get you down. There are still plenty of possibilities. The NEStickle is a Sanwa joystick, including buttons, built right inside of ...

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