DIYs & Mods

Homemade AT-AT Loft Bed

This AT-AT bed might seem like a great idea, but just think about the possible consequences. I think this Boing Boing commenter said it perfectly when they posted: You know my fear would be, I’d spend all of that time crafting it for the kid, and the result would be… “Star Wars? Laaaaame! I wanna Harry Potter bed!” My other ...

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Nerd Family Makes Homemade Narnia Gear

If you’ve ever delved into the world of fantasy, and really, who hasn’t at some point, you likely understand that while your mind is a powerful device, one thing it isn’t capable of doing is allowing you to feel the press of authentic fantasy gear against your skin. This geek family takes their Narnia play very seriously. So seriously that ...

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Twilight Film Alternate Ending Revealed

Looks like they strayed from the book a bit, but all in all, I’m thoroughly satisfied. It wouldn’t be the first time a movie didn’t live up to the book. I can’t say I wouldn’t enjoy watching this though. Sorry fangirls, please don’t hurt me.

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DIY: Mario Raccoon Rug

Looking for something productive to make with that hidden crocheting talent of yours? This 7 x 7 ft Mario Raccoon Rug took this craftster about 15 days to finish, or about 120 hours, hand crocheting each and everyone of its 386 granny squares. Pixel crocheting. Now that’s an interesting concept. Taking the old and making it new again. That’s what ...

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The Mortal Kombat-themed NBA Jam Court That Never Was

Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has been tweeting away about rare nuggets from the Mortal Kombat archives. We thought this admission was particularly interesting. Did you know that at one point there was a proposed Mortal Kombat-themed basketball court for one of Acclaim’s NBA Jam or NBA Hangtime games? As it turns out, the court was denied because Acclaim didn’t ...

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Arduino-based Lunar Landing Game

So, you’ve been looking for a way to test your hand-eye coordination and space travel skills that doesn’t require staring at a screen or actually traveling into space. The ATMEL AVR microcontroller and Arduino-based Lunar Landing Game allows for an entertaining experience that doesn’t require any digital visuals. The concept of the game appears to be something along the lines ...

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Star Wars Clone Wars Action Shots in LEGO Form

The Tour de Force project by Ochre Jelly depicts action scenes based on the Star Wars’ Clone Wars universe, but with a twist. The scenes are composed of awesome LEGO sculptures. Jelly has a unique take on Star Wars LEGO building. I really love the use of LEGO bricks to create the illusion of lightsaber movement.

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Portal on the iPhone

According to sources and this video proof, some guy has accomplished what many deem impossible. The above video shows the game Portal running on the iPhone. Whether this is just a lite version or a full port of the game is unknown at this point, but either version would be pretty cool in my book. Of course, there are plenty ...

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Vintage Postcards Get a Taste of Science Fiction

There’s nothing that can’t be made more exciting by adding robots and aliens. That definitely includes boring, old vintage postcards. Flickr user Frano Brambilla uploaded a set of manipulated photos, featuring vintage post card scenes with a little added zesty flavor of sci-fi. There’s nearly 30 of these shots over at Flickr.

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“OMG! They Killed Kenny!” LEGO Brick Sculpture Creation

Two things can be expected when watching an episode of South Park. One, you’re bound to laugh at something, even if it’s in disgust. Two, a heavily jacketed boy by the name of Kenny McCormick is going to die in some gory manner, every time without fail. This OMG! They Killed Kenny! LEGO Brick Sculpture was created by Dirk VH. ...

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