DIYs & Mods

Castle Crashers Papercraft

Those of you who are fans of Newgrounds will surely be pleased to find that someone on Deviant Art has created papercraft versions of the knights from Castle Crashers. Print out your own, crack open a cold one and get to foldin’. I wonder if the guys at The Behemoth will turn take this a step further by… Link

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DIY Toy Car Launcher

Dads. I’ve got some news for you. This weekend, instead of watching your TiVo’d NHL playoff games, you’re going to be making this toy car launcher for your kid. DotaDabbled’s Instructable provides precise details on how you can create one using some wood, plastic and other miscellaneous doo-dads (pardon the pun) lying around the house. Link [via]

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Wood iPhone 3G Cases

These handmade cases for the iPhone 3G are really something. Clearly a lot of time and craftsmanship went into making each one and lucky for you, they’re up for sale on Etsy. At $85, it’s not a cheap case and don’t even think about keeping it in your pocket – it’s simply too large. This is more of a luxury ...

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Virtual On Reborn On Xbox 360

Have you ever played the Dreamcast/Arcade classic Virtual On? It’s one of those wacky robot games that has a huge cult following. The Dreamcast version came with these twin arcade sticks you’d use to play the game with. Since then, nothing has come close to the same gaming experience – until now. Some Japanese dude took two candy tubes, wired ...

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Build a $500 Gaming PC

Have you ever dreamed of finally owning a PC that could play the uber-popular Crysis? Of course you have. Luckily, Maximum PC threw together a guide on how to build a computer using quality parts for about $500. The end result is a machine that can handle Crysis at 40 frames-per-second, ensuring that nearly any game can be installed and ...

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Make Sushi The Easy Way: Roll It Yourself

You could go through all of the trouble of learning how to roll your own sushi rolls, spending months mastering the art, or you could take the easy way out, get one of these nifty sushi rollers designed by Osko+Deichmann and be eating in no time. The latter sounds good to me, thank you very much. This contraption kind of ...

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Arduino Milk

Thirsty for a fun DIY project this weekend? Check out these light-up milk bottles controlled by an Arduino. Created by Instructables user Nachimir, he’s posted full out instructions on how to construct your own. The video is very eerie but don’t let that scare you off. I’d be more worried about having to drink all that milk in one sitting. ...

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Prankster Screws with Crosswalk LEDs

This has to be one of the best street pranks ever. Spotted on the streets of Manhattan, some urban prankster had the ingenious idea of altering the “stop” hand of a traditional crosswalk light to resemble a hand flipping the bird instead. Want to cross the street? Fuck off! No really, just go away. Viva las vandalism! This is so ...

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Arduputer: The Arduino-based Computing Platform

We’ve seen the Arduino used before in multiple DIY projects and mods. Makes sense, especially since it’s a user-friendly microcontroller. But what about using the Arduino as a full-fledged computer? That’s what a guy named Johannes decided to do. Check out what he’s managed to pull off so far: I have resently been working on a project for the arduino, ...

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Fallout Invades Your Blackberry

If you have a Blackberry and fancy yourself a Fallout 3 fan, then you’re in luck. Some modder created a working Pip-Boy theme for the Blackberry that works quite well. It comes in green and blue. It works on the Blackberry Curve so people with other models will have to do a little tweaking or just make their own. Link ...

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