DIYs & Mods

Gizmodo’s Ultimate Cable Guide

The crew at my old puking grounds, Gizmodo.com, have whipped up one of the most comprehensive guides to cables on the ‘net. Whether it’s USB to Firewire or CAT-5 or even DVI, you will leave incredibly educated on the subject of tech-related cables. Been trying to figure out what kind of charger that weird phone you got off Craigslist takes? ...

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Papercraft Pooch

We love us some papercraft here at Gearfuse. Whether it’s a delicious steak or a synthesizer, we’ll gladly break out the scissors and scotch tape for any occasion. This papercraft dog looks relatively easy to fold out and put together. It’s only three pieces, so this is a great place to start if you’re new to the craft. Link (via)

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DIY Hemp Necklace

Let me tell you something, anyone making a DIY Hemp ANYTHING is a pothead. I don’t care if they happen to live in California and grow cannabis with less than 3-percent THC content. They’re still a pothead. Supplies for a hemp necklace include a charm of some sort and a shitload of marijuana plants. Just intertwine the stalks together and ...

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The Messiest Calendar, Ever

If you thought that the nail biting clock and calendar was weird, check out this different take on the calendar altogether. Oscar Diaz came up with this self-printing concept when he discovered he could control ink bleeding onto paper. You could have a wallpaper calendar to write on, schedule appointments and what not, but where is the fun in writing ...

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Kenyan Teenager Invents Automobile Anti-Theft System

This kid has managed to render OnStar obsolete and he’s all the way on the other side of the world doing it! The self taught gadget wiz, Morris Mbetsa, has managed to create an anti-theft device and tracking system for vehicles that’s cellphone-based. The owner can take control of their vehicle’s ignition and disable it with his/her cellphone at any ...

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DIY: Discrete LED Color Organ

What better way to translate audio signals into light patterns than with this DIY project from Electronicpeasant.com. Throwing a few parties at your house while your rents are in Tahiti? Build a bunch of these, throw on some jam band music and take some hallucinogens to pay tribute to the late great Albert Hoffman. Perhaps some of your friends could ...

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Chandelier Milk Crates Put You In The Mooood

Check it: a chandelier made up of milk crates. You thought kitchen lights made up of cereal box designs showed off how much you truly love breakfast? Think again. This milk crate chandelier is the first kind we’ve seen and it appears some effort went into making it. And no, this wasn’t some 20 minute project like a chandelier made ...

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String Can Pay Phone

Found in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this odd display of art features a SOLO cup with a string in it tied to a an empty pay phone booth. It’s supposed to reflect how cellphones have overshadowed obsolete technology like the pay phone. No idea if this actually works, but it’d bring back childhood memories of sitting in a tree house with ...

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Nintendo Is Finally Sick Of Pirates

At long last, Nintendo has taken legal action towards companies developing and distributing DS pirating tools, such as the R5 or R4. Nintendo, backed by 54 game software companies including Capcom, SNK, Taito, Tecmo and Square Enix are filing a lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court against companies that profit from Nintendo’s losses. Nintendo stated that this piracy, “is causing ...

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DIY E-bola Isn’t What You’re Thinking

I wouldn’t call this a weapon but more of a raver toy for use at that illegal warehouse party. Dubbed E-bola, it’s made by attaching an LED throwie (LEDs and a battery + electrical tape) to a rope which is then flailed around your body. Looks great in the dark, especially on ecstasy. Link

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