DIYs & Mods

MP3 Hand Grenade Makes Your Bass Go BOOM

Yo, dawg, your music is da bomb-diggity. You wanted bass that really exploded? This decommissioned grenade has been de-bombed and MP3-activated, replacing its innards with portable media hardware and replacing the safety clip with a headphone jack. Link

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A Cross Stitch Sampler of the Internet

Back in the good ole days, crafty old women would test out their hot new stitches on what is known as a cross stitch sampler, basically a strip of cloth with a series of random stitches sewn across it. Most of the time these samplers are tacky and boring, branding cliched messages such as “Home Sweet Home.” The Internet Cross ...

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Real-Life Mario Piranha Plant Will Likely Eat Your Pets

Created by artist and avid gamer Kalapusa, this life-sized Piranha Plant illustrates what life might be like if we lived in a world closer to Mario’s world. Composed of a special mix of acrylics, clay and a strengthened wire skeleton, I wouldn’t get too close to this thing with any animals lighter than 50 lbs. It’s looking mighty hungry. This ...

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Pyramid HTPC Casemod

The Egyptians built pyramids for a reason. Number one, the pharaohs forced them to at whip point. Two, they look fucking awesome. It seems the designer of this Pyramid HTPC casemod got his hands on a few Egyptian slaves. I wonder how much they go for these days. Inspired by the pyramids featured in Stargate, the HTPC includes an Intel ...

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“For Our Princess” Mysterious Message Found Inside Zune HD Casing

While sifting through images of iFixIt’s teardown of the Zune HD we noticed something quite peculiar. Inside of the casing was a dedication, an inscription reading “For our princess.” As far as we can tell, this inscription is a dedication to a member of the Zune team who passed away during the production of the device. In return, Microsoft made ...

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Doodle Addict T-Shirt: Custom Designing With Your Own Doodles

When I was still in school, I’d find myself dozing off into my own little world, where anything I imagined could be doodled right onto a blank sheet of paper. I can’t draw for shit, but I can doodle with the best of them. The Doodle Addict T-Shirt provides you with a new canvas for your doodling art. The first ...

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LEGO Star Wars Chess Set

Lego builder Brandon Griffith created this awesome Star Wars chess set made completely out of LEGO elements. Griffith didn’t adhere to the typical chess piece rules. A few of the chess men are actually designed as vignettes from the movie. For example, the king’s bishop is actually a model of Obi Wan Kenobi disabling the Death Star’s tractor beam. Griffith ...

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