Tag Archives: paper

DIY: Papercraft Stormtrooper Helmets

Stormtrooper helmets now come in any style imaginable. These paper Imperial helmets can be yours for free; all it takes is a little folding and a solid printer. Every color of the spectrum can be utilized to make an infinite amount of variety. Want a pink stormtrooper helmet? Done. How about one that’s modeled after Maverick’s helmet in Top Gun? ...

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Tweets On The Real

Designer Marc Owens came up with a machine that prints out little sheets of paper with a date-stamp and time-stamp. Write in your own message, slap it on a street sign and boom: instant tweet. It’s like Twitter for people without friends. Something like that. Link

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DIY iPhone Scanner

Now don’t get too excited. This isn’t some crazy contraption that will scan your friend’s boobs when you’re out to dinner one night. This is a nice limited contraption that allows you to “scan” items with your iPhone. It’s essentially a stand that holds the iPhone up with a white piece of paper on the bottom to keep the background ...

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A Cavalcade of Post-it Notes

Personally, I haven’t seen Eepybird.com’s Diet Coke and Mentos videos but they’re apparently really spectacular. Now, in a move that will equally please, the duo behind the Mentos gags are messing with Post-it notes. How many to be exact? 280,951. All “submitting to gravity” in the truest sense. Watch in awe and enjoy. What a great experiment. I had no ...

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DIY: Paper Mario Hat With Shoddy Graphics

Everyone loves cosplaying as their favorite Italian plumber. All it takes is a red shirt and some overalls and all you’re missing is a hat and phony mustache. Well, don’t worry about buying some expensive Nintendo-licensed product made of fabric. Instead, make your own Mario hat with nothing more than some paper, printer ink and Band-Aids. Just don’t try grabbing ...

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Analog and Digital Notebook Roundup

With classes starting for most students this week or next, it’s important that you’re properly geared up for school before trekking back. Cool Hunting has a nice roundup of both “analog” and digital notebooks that will suit nearly anyone’s taste, style or preference. Whether you’re heading to Columbia Law or the Clown College of Miami, this is a read you ...

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Brain TonIQ

Ahhh, the energy drink market. Let’s see, the Brain TonIQ website claims: Brain Toniq is no marketing gimmick. With 5 to 36 times the amount of active ingredients of any functional beverage on the market, Brain Toniq is the real deal. It provides simple access to the world’s most powerful brain-enhancing botanicals. The drink has no caffeine, it’s a nootropic ...

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Papercraft Locksmithing 101

Looking to improve your burglary skills and you want to include your children in the process? Look no further than the Paper Locksmith Collection from Flying-Pig Paper Animation Kits. Inside the kit, you’ll find a working cylinder lock, a combination lock, a paper key, a warded lock and a 12-page instruction manual. While it might not be as tasty as ...

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Surgeon Robot Used To Make Origami

A Japanese surgeon demonstrates the precision of a DaVinci surgical robot with its ability to practice the art of origami. Dr. Norihiko Ishikawa of the Department of Telesurgery has the robot folding a crane no bigger than a penny using nothing but it’s robotic pincer-like hands. I’d gladly let this robot slice me open to deprive me of a kidney ...

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