Tag Archives: DIY

LEGO Vignette Pays Tribute to Pixar’s “Up”

This LEGO Vignette proves that you don’t need much more than a few LEGO bricks and pieces for prove your artistic worth. LEGO master Peter Aoun created this masterfully minimilist LEGO scene which pays homage to Disney/Pixar’s most recent release, “Up,” proving once and for all that Pixar is more than a company offering a wide assortment of epic beards. ...

Read More »

The Computer Bong: Hardware You Can Smoke

Somebody’s finally up and done it. The YaHookah is a computer (or at least what used to be described as a computer) you can literally smoke, smoke until you’re damn near dead. And the creator didn’t stop there. He was generous enough to write up a step-by-step DIY project over at Instructables, so you can be smoking from the comfort ...

Read More »

RRoDMan: Xbox 360 Innards Become A Robot After Red Ring of Death

If you’re tired of the never ending cycle of sending in your RRoD’d Xbox 360 to Microsoft for a refurbished console that is likely to just have the same exact problems all over again, there’s an even cooler alternative than calling Microsoft tech support. You might not be getting your gaming money’s worth, but what you lack in game playing ...

Read More »

R2-D2 Cake: Taste the Droid

Fellow GEARhead, Philly, wrote to us to tell us of her thrill at finding this excellent R2-D2 cake, which she said was particularly exciting because she had “always wondered what a droid tasted like.” Well, let me tell you, droids come in many flavors. Some taste like straight up metal, but then there are others that have that generic chicken-y ...

Read More »

World of Papercraft

So, apparently WoW addicts are also papercraft devotees, because at least a few of them took the time to log-off of the game and create some really gorgeous papercraft masterpieces. We’re talking pretty exquisite stuff. Masterly detailed and surprisingly lifelike. Or as lifelike as video game models made out of paper can be. Some of these creations just have to ...

Read More »

Custom Made Ghostbusters Wii Peripheral

Who you gonna call? Now you can just call yourself. Yeah, call yourself and get a busy signal. That’ll show them damn ghosts! Jump in your Ecto-1 and get busy! Modding extraordinaire Jack Rossi created this awesome custom Ghostbusters Wii Proton Pack peripheral, especially made for Ghostbusters Wii video game. Why doesn’t Nintendo ever think of things like this?

Read More »

Make Your Own Rubik’s Cube Using Your Old Keyboard

Sure, you might be saying to yourself, what’s the use of destroying a perfectly good Rubik’s cube just so you can rebuild it using old keyboard keys? And I say to you… are you INSANE? If you want to get into the technicalities of things, what’s the point of doing anything for the sake of nothing? There doesn’t have to ...

Read More »

Felt-Crafted iPad: More Cushion for the Pushin’

Tired of the extended wait for an actual iPad, Jason Guest decided to take matters into his own hands and produce his own hackneyed version of the iPad… completely composed of felt. Arts and crafts are back in a huge way among the geek community and this addition to the crafters arsenal is a welcomed advancement in felt technology. In fact, it ...

Read More »

Explosive Color!: Crayola Crayon Rockets Soar Into The Sky Blue Heavens

Here is a case where a blown-up object literally gets blown-up. These XXXXXXXL Crayola Crayons are doubling as rocket projectiles. Why? Well, for one, they ARE sort of rocket shaped, so it makes sense in that regard. Number two, it’s just a really bitchin’ idea. Who doesn’t like blowing crap up? Designed by John Coker, who may or may not ...

Read More »

Triforce Latte Restores All Three of Your Hearts

So picture this. Your playing Zelda and your down to your last half heart. Your completely out of water and there’s a mob of enemies approaching. What do you do? What… do you do? What else can you possibly do? You pause the game, run into your kitchen, grab your cup set and you make a Triforce Latte as quick ...

Read More »
Casinoble