DIYs & Mods

DIY Edible LEGO Bricks

Instructables never ceases to amaze me. This time around, we have some absolutely delicious LEGO gummies. User SFHandyman discuses how to use a silicone mold to form the candy and goes through the process of using Jello to create the actual candy. The only thing that could make these treats better would be if you could actually build with them. ...

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Colorful Fun With Meggy Jr RGB

The name is a bit odd, I have to admit, but this looks like one fun toy for the DIY enthusiast out there. It’s called the Meggy Jr RGB and it’s a programmable handheld console that features an 8×8 LED matrix made up of wonderful colored lights. It uses an ATMega168 microcontroller, similar to that of the Arduino. In fact, ...

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The Cheapest DIY Speakers You’ll Ever Craft

This is about as cheap as it gets when it comes to DIYin’ your own speakers for an iPod. Designer Dmitry Zagga fashioned these together after having his credit card declined at the Apple Store. Look who’s laughing now. They’re just like the clubhouse telephones of days past, where simply attaching a string to two ends of a can fashions ...

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Cooking With A Jacobs Ladder

The team at MAKE dug up a really cool video of Raphael and Max cooking objects with a Jacobs Ladder. Don’t know what a Jacobs Ladder is? Wikipedia has a fine and dandy explanation of it. Watch as these two clowns put a grape in between the current and let it cook. While I prefer to grill my food, this ...

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Mutated Mutie In Fallout 3 Goes AWOL

We’re bug crazy. We might be called Gearfuse today, but tomorrow we’ll be called Bugfuse. What happens when a radioactive mutant goes berserk on a stairwell in an abandoned and destroyed hotel? Nothing, really. I stumbled upon this guy while feverishly searching for a fusion battery. I took some potshots at him and went for a pick pocket, neither one ...

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Nature’s Night Lights

Ryan was showing me some video of a hornet killing a cicada whilst we discussed posts about bugs. Then, I suddenly stumbled upon this video of a glowing trilobite beetle. Watch how it lights up in the dark like a raver’s glowstick. The ‘net doesn’t say too much about the creature but I did find this information on Mahalo: The ...

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Shitting and Knitting

This is a knitted roll of toilet paper. If you thought that was funny, look closely. It has eyes and a little mouth, thus giving life to an otherwise inanimate roll of wool. Want one? They aren’t for sale but lucky for you, creator Anna has whipped up a nice tutorial for knitters who’d like to make their own. Link ...

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DIY Nintendo Digital Clocks

Nothing is more fun than taking a broken video game console and putting it to good use. Years ago, I turned a Dreamcast into a guitar amplifier, which was one of my favorite DIY projects. Now we have some hardware hackers turning NES and SNES systems into bedside clocks. Hollow out some cartridges, turn ’em into a clock and lock ...

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Play With Your Food, It’s Artistic

Who ever said that playing with your food is bad manners clearly lacked the artistic talent the creators behind this apple possess. Even cats enjoy playing with their food right before they eat it, because playing with prey is fun. Bookofjoe has posted a slew of imaginative creations made up from everyday consumables. Click the link to see more and ...

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Blogger Pleads Guilty To Uploading GNR Tracks

Remember Kevin Cogill? He’s the Guns N’ Roses fan that leaked Chinese Democracy songs early and now is paying big time for it. His favorite band hates him and to top it all off he’s facing five years jail time just for promoting Guns N’ Roses’ latest album. Now Kevin has agreed to a plea bargain in the case and ...

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