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Steampunk iPod

Touch? Touch is new school and us steampunk aficionados don’t like no stinkin’ touch! This old school iPod features the steampunking work of one Neal Bridgens. Adding wood, brass and copper to the device, he transformed Apple’s beloved music player into an ancient creation. It was created from scratch and if you have enough cash, Neal will whip one up ...

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DIY Steampunk Handgun

Now that you’ve gotten your fill of Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic Fallout 3, why not take the action out of the living room and into your local park. Wander the playground with this homemade steampunk raygun. It shoots radiation shots of some sort and may or may not give you throat cancer. If you want to make your own, it’ll take awhile ...

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LEGO Architecture Collection

LEGOs aren’t reserved to building cocks and sunglasses, you know. The latest series of building bricks revolved around architecture at its finest and begins with the new Frank Lloyd Wright collection. In case you forgot, Wright is that camous contemporary architect who did the Fallingwater house. Look real closely at the above image and it should start to all make ...

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Traveling Drum Kit

The concept was pretty simple. Take a bike and turn it into a drum kit. It sounds simple enough. But who would actually think of doing such a thing? David Osborne’s traveling drum kit takes about 20 minutes to transform from a bicycle into a… drum kit bicycle. The kit contains 5 cymbals, 3 snare drums and a foot pedal. ...

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Soap Knuckles – You Feelin’ Lucky?

It’s Friday and it’s 5:20pm. I’m about to head out to my birthday party in a bit. Do you want to stop me? Do you? Really? Well then try it, punk. I’ve got some knuckle dusters made from soap and I’m not worried in the slightest about breaking them on your head. Know why? I got two of these for ...

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Look At This Hot Mess From 1990s

Oh boy. What a trainwreck. What a fanboy. What a character. Peep that sick Nintendo Fun Club t-shirt. And his DIY entertainment cabinet? Priceless. This dude is fucking serious about his Punch-Out! Link

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TwittJr

Take one IBM PCjr, hook it up to the Internet, say a prayer and boom: you have yourself TwittJr. It displays three tweets on its 16-color display. The power of 4.77Mhz! Link

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Super Mario Mushroom Pumpkin

Confusing title? Absolutely, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles. This here is a pumpkin, with the Super Mario Brothers 1UP mushroom carved out and an LED planted in the center. It looks sweet as hell, but even sweeter is that pumpkin they had to scoop out beforehand. Mmmm, pumpkin. Link

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DIY Oscilloscope Kit

Look, I don’t know about you, but waveforms are the hottest thing on the planet right now. Everyone is rushing to Target and Walmart in an effort to get as many waveforms off the shelf as humanly possible. And while you’re at it, you might as well build one of these DIY oscilloscopes. They won’t rape your wallet and look ...

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DIY Pinball Table

Using some scrap wood he had lying around, Seamster set forth and built his very own pinball table. Complete with working paddles, it uses an old mouse tracking ball and has plenty of ramps and other bonuses, just like the arcade version of the game. It’s not an easy build but there’s an Instructable available should you have the courage ...

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