Tag Archives: fun

Delicious DIY: Breadboard Memory Game

A duck. A cat. A rooster. Your mom. Quick, remember those four items and hold that thought. You’re going to need a sharp memory for building and playing this sweet memory game that you can build yourself, sans Arduino. It uses a Picaxe microcontroller, ensuring a headache of assembly-based program for all involved. The outcome does sound pretty rewarding though: ...

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Tic Tac Toast Stamper Adds Flavor To An Otherwise Flavorless Breakfast

Whoever said sliced bread was, at one point, the greatest invention obviously has never had my bombastic matzoh brie. Toast can be very boring in the morning, especially if you’re doing little more than spreading marmalade on it. Sure, toasting images on to bread is fun, but not nearly as fun as a friendly game of Tic-Tac-Toe. The Tic Tac ...

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Gas-powered Snowboard

Take the fun of a snowmobile and put it on a snowboard. That’s the idea here. If you love going up to the mountains in the winter and carving up the trails, you’ll fall in love with this $2000 toy from Hammacher Schlemmer. It features a 6.5 horsepower engine that can carry riders up to 250 pounds at up to ...

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Unfortunately, iSnow Is Not Colombian Cocaine

Live in Arizona? How about Texas? Florida? If you live somewhere where it doesn’t snow, consider iSnow. For $4 and a feeling of embarrassment, you can open the package, mix in a little water and have some snow to play with. It’s made in China though, so make sure your kids aren’t playing with this shit. It’s probably packed to ...

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Carnival Fun In Your Own Home

Remember that one summer in Coney Island where you sat down at a boardwalk game, trying to win a prize for your girlfriend? You had to shoot the water into a dude’s face until it a bell went off and little did you know it but you actually had a knack for this game. Now fast forward to today. You’re ...

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Snowball Blaster Guarantees Epic Snow Fights

As a kid, I never had any cool contraptions that shot snow at my friends. It was simply a matter of building a fort and throwing some snowballs around. Now that it’s almost 2009, it’s time to get real about shit. Get your kids this $30 Snowball Blaster. It can instantly form three round snowballs which you can then launch ...

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Next Generation Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots

Here’s a new take on the classic Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots toy everyone remembers from when they were young. Tamiyas Robocraft boxing robots are very much like the classic game, except you build the bots yourself. Sure, they might not look like “Bolt Crusher Bob” and “Gear Grinder Greg” but they’re just as fun. Each robot operates on a ...

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PVC Pipe Water Bottle Launcher

Found on Science Toy Maker, this water bottle launcher was made by a school teacher looking for some good, clean fun. Apparently it’s quite easy to do and launches 2 liter soda bottles into the air with ease, drenching everyone around with water. Head over to STM for the full build instructions. Link [via]

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Iomo Split Camera

Anyone with a Mac knows how much fun Photo Booth can be. Distort your face with your friend, get a good laugh and throw it up on Facebook. But what if you went on a vacation and wanted to bring the fun of Photo Booth with you without the need for a laptop? Enter the Iomo Split Cam. This camera ...

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Flash Fun With Spiders (Arachnaphobes Beware)

Fancy spiders? Check out this creative piece of Flash animation. You can pull a spider around by its legs or just toss it about, making it your helpless victim for any torture you see fit. Still, no one wants to touch a real spider of that size anywhere but here, where the sky is the limit (actually it’s 255 pixels.) ...

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