Tag Archives: LED

Student Hacks Graduation Cap to Rebel Against School Policy

Oppressive high school administrative policies are nothing new. However, for some tech-savvy students, the challenge of outsmarting school officials is both tempting and appealing. One student, faced with oppressive school policies, decided to hack his graduation cap to display an 'invisible' message.

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PC Case Mod Turns Your Computer Into a Mini-Oven

If you walked into a friend’s room and saw this sitting under their desk, you’d probably be like “Um, why the hell do you have an oven in your room?” Because it really does look like a fully-functioning oven. But in reality, this is a PC case mod by Czech modder Zbyek, who woke up one morning and decided to ...

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LED Shoelaces Let Out Your Inner Raver

I’ve never gone clubbing in my entire life. I find joy in the simple things in life – picking dry skin flakes from my beard, trolling weight loss forums, making sure my belly button is impeccably clean – you know, the usual hubbub. But I can imagine for the people who are into that “scene,” these glowing fiber-optic LED Shoelaces ...

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Battery Snaps Are All Battery

If it got much simpler, there would be nothing to see. Snap a 9v battery right into the LED light snapper doodad and press the button on top to turn on the light. Voila, instant glowiness. I guess you hold the Battery Snap by the base of the battery. Something about that just doesn’t seem safe to me. Just always ...

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Interactive Ripple Table Responds To Your Movements

Don’t like thinking about how many times your dad’s hairy balls have thrust up against the coffee table as your mom reached climax? Sorry for the image, but that’s the price you have to pay. No toll-free roads here. This Interactive Ripple Table features 480 super-bright white LEDs and 24 active and passive near-infrared optical sensors that react to both ...

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Playing Chess in the Dark with LED Masterpiece Game

Prisoners of war, rejoice! Even if you’re stuck in the hole with only your alter-ego to keep you company you can still keep up with your chess game. The LED-lit Masterpiece Game features both chess and checkers pieces lit individually via small LED bulbs. The Masterpiece game board ships with both a car adaptor and an AC adaptor for playing ...

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Animated LED Emoticon Shirt Warns People of Your Wrath

Can’t say I didn’t warn you I was having one of those “I’mma murder any motherfucker that gets in my way” days. Just look at my emoticon. It’s definitely looking pretty angry. Running off of 4 AAA batteries, the Animated LED Emoticon T-Shirt lets everyone know how you’re feeling today. You can get a few for everyday of the week ...

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Programmable RGB LED Strip

What’s a programmer to do. Buy a hard-to-find LED strip? Most likely. He’ll then probably spend weeks hacking it so he can interface it with an Arduino. Afterwards, the LEDs will fade in and fade out for weeks to come, as our hero desperately tries to make sense of all this. After meeting with a friend, our hero and his ...

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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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