Tag Archives: DIY

The Most Embarassing Cakes Ever

Not every occasion is a happy occasion. But every occasion does call for cake! And thank god for that because, come on, it’s cake. Scrum-diddly-umpcious. Just lost your baby? Cake. Just got involuntarily circumcised? Cake. Venereal disease? Cake! Hit the jump for a few of our favorites, or least favorite. Whatever.

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MP3 Hand Grenade Makes Your Bass Go BOOM

Yo, dawg, your music is da bomb-diggity. You wanted bass that really exploded? This decommissioned grenade has been de-bombed and MP3-activated, replacing its innards with portable media hardware and replacing the safety clip with a headphone jack. Link

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A Cross Stitch Sampler of the Internet

Back in the good ole days, crafty old women would test out their hot new stitches on what is known as a cross stitch sampler, basically a strip of cloth with a series of random stitches sewn across it. Most of the time these samplers are tacky and boring, branding cliched messages such as “Home Sweet Home.” The Internet Cross ...

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Real-Life Mario Piranha Plant Will Likely Eat Your Pets

Created by artist and avid gamer Kalapusa, this life-sized Piranha Plant illustrates what life might be like if we lived in a world closer to Mario’s world. Composed of a special mix of acrylics, clay and a strengthened wire skeleton, I wouldn’t get too close to this thing with any animals lighter than 50 lbs. It’s looking mighty hungry. This ...

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Doodle Addict T-Shirt: Custom Designing With Your Own Doodles

When I was still in school, I’d find myself dozing off into my own little world, where anything I imagined could be doodled right onto a blank sheet of paper. I can’t draw for shit, but I can doodle with the best of them. The Doodle Addict T-Shirt provides you with a new canvas for your doodling art. The first ...

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LEGO Star Wars Chess Set

Lego builder Brandon Griffith created this awesome Star Wars chess set made completely out of LEGO elements. Griffith didn’t adhere to the typical chess piece rules. A few of the chess men are actually designed as vignettes from the movie. For example, the king’s bishop is actually a model of Obi Wan Kenobi disabling the Death Star’s tractor beam. Griffith ...

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Knex Chess Set

…and believe it or not, you can make your own. Instructables user I_am_Canadian created this awesome how-to on how to make your very own chess set out of Knex. The individual pieces actually clip onto the board, which means even if you have a pet or a child or likes to step all over your board game, or if the ...

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Turntable Clock Made Using Actual Recycled Turntable

Let’s keep the scratchin’ going to the early morn. Yeahhhh, boooooy. Made using an old, retired Fischer turntable and a rockin’ Doobie Brothers vinyl album, the Turntable Clock WAS available on Etsy, but has since sold out. I’m guessing there was only one available in the first place, but who knows, more might pop up if you’re lucky, Link [via]

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