Tag Archives: DIY

DIY: Banjo Hero

Students at Rochester Institute of Technology were given the task of coming up with an alternative gaming controller last year. The result of one group of tinkerers is called “Oh No Banjo.” It’s an old wooden banjo hollowed out and gutted to become a Guitar Hero controller. Pretty cool, but from the looks of the pictures, these guys need to ...

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Genius: The Cart Bike

I have to admit, I’ve never seen someone attach a grocery cart to the front of a bicycle. Now that I think about it, why hasn’t anyone done this yet? It’s essentially the smartest way to cart around stuff if you don’t drive. You can now go grocery shopping and not have to worry about how much food you can ...

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Pocket Robot Brings The Fresh Style

The is the robot shirt with a style that’s more electrifying than a socket. If you think I should be shot for coming up with a shitty joke like that, then we’re on the same page. For $25, however, you can score this dual-robot shirt; there’s front breast pocket with a little guy waving and a larger version on the ...

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Ultrashelf Commands You To Organize

What’s that? Did you say your sister-in-law is a decorator? Oh, that’s cute. Good to know, but see, I won’t be needing your services. No, no, my good pal Eva came by and I handed her $1100 and said “Organize my space!” Well after a trip to IKEA and several hours, she was done. The result is a living room ...

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DIY iPhone Stand Will Eliminate Debt

Have a spending problem? Recession got you in a pinch? Go grab your wallet and your iPhone and I’ll teach you how to kill two things with one stone. Grab two credit cards from your wallet, preferably the two that still need to be paid off. Good, now get some scissors ’cause you’re cutting these fuckers up. Follow the instructions ...

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Soap Chair

This is a chair. It has many features that most chairs carry, including but not limited to a base, wheels and a backing. There’s just one slight difference between this chair and others: it’s made out of fucking soap. Don’t ask me why creator Nancy Wu created this. Maybe she’s dirty all the time and instead of bothering to bathe, ...

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Mii Cupcakes

Delicious but not nutritious! If these cupcakes are anything like the Wii, you’ll love them when you first get them and after a few weeks, they’ll sit on your kitchen counter growing stale by the minute. Or should I say miinute? Ha! Get it? I’ll see you in hell. Link

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Beat Blender Prototype

The Arduino continues to power innovation and creation well into 2009. This blender, created by Matti Niinimaki, is rigged to create beats. No smoothies here, folks, just pounding techno full of cheesy sound FX. The Beat Blender prototype reads fruit embedded with RFID tags that are dropped into it. Hitting different blending speeds (Puree, Liquify, Blend, Grind, etc.) will add ...

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Super Mario Bros. Matryoshka Dolls Remind Us of the Motherland

Ahh, matryoshka dolls. What man hasn’t dreamed of ripping a woman in half only to find another woman inside and so on and so forth? I know I have! These matryoshkas just happen to be Super Mario Bros.-flavored. Custom designed by Flickr user cmsturmhous, these dolls would look awesome in any gaming room if you could somehow convince the maker ...

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