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Category: Hacks + Mods

SNES Arcade Cabinet Loaded with 16-Bit Goodness, No Quarters Required

SNES Arcade Cabinet Loaded with 16-Bit Goodness, No Quarters Required
Fans of the old Super Nintendo Entertainment System will immediately recognize the cartridge in the slot below as that of the classic The Legend of Zelda. But what’s cool about this custom-built arcade cabinet is that…
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MIT Students Play Tetris on a Building

MIT Students Play Tetris on a Building
Remember way back when Tetris was first released? We had to play on small TVs. Eventually we were able to play on larger HDTVs, but it turned out that a 60″ flat screen still isn’t big…
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Working Tin Can Handset Needs to Be Funded ASAP

Working Tin Can Handset Needs to Be Funded ASAP
It’s not unusual to see kids using tin cans tied with a piece of string as a phone, but if Monkey Wrench Design has its way, you’ll see adults using tin cans to communicate. And not…
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Video Game Mini Golf Course Not Just Par for the Course

Video Game Mini Golf Course Not Just Par for the Course
Tom Scott, along with some friends ported some video games like Minecraft, Portal, and The Crystal Maze into a mini-golf game for some extra fun and it looks like an awesome time for all, despite the…
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Minecraft: DOTA Has Creeps Not Creepers

Minecraft: DOTA Has Creeps Not Creepers
When the point of a videogame is creation, it can become any videogame. Case in point: Minecraft: DOTA, a game within a map in a game based on a game within a map in another game.…
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R2-D2 Turntable Perfect for R2-DJ2 or C-3PDisco

R2-D2 Turntable Perfect for R2-DJ2 or C-3PDisco
Got an old turntable lying around? Why not geek it up and give it a new look like these guys did with their awesome R2-D2 inspired turntable mod.…
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Bicycle Upgraded with Train Horns Sure to Clear the Way

Bicycle Upgraded with Train Horns Sure to Clear the Way
Ever find yourself on your bike, only to be cut off by some jerk who doesn’t think bikes belong on the road? Or maybe you’re slowed down by some peds hogging the bike path. While you…
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Google’s Project Glass Made Real by One Man, Looks Even Dorkier

Google’s Project Glass Made Real by One Man, Looks Even Dorkier
Google already has prototypes of their Project Glass headset, but it seems only a select few of their employees have access to it. That’s outrageous! But wait, entitled Internet person, before you make an appeal to…
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LEGO Omniboat Proves Bricks Can Float

LEGO Omniboat Proves Bricks Can Float
I’ve seen a lot of impressive land–based LEGO vehicles, but this is the first one I’ve encountered that’s built for water. Unless you count Harry the Hermit Crab’s colorful home. Made by Vimal Patel, the Omniboat…
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Coffee-Stained Apple Smart Cover: The Best Part of Waking Up (Your iPad)

Coffee-Stained Apple Smart Cover: The Best Part of Waking Up (Your iPad)
I’ll admit that I thought that the Apple Smart Cover was cool in the beginning, but after having used it for a while, there are plenty of other covers that work as well or even better…
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Embroidered Space Invaders Mouse Pad: Cross-Stitch Invaders

Embroidered Space Invaders Mouse Pad: Cross-Stitch Invaders
Even though you don’t really need a mouse pad to make your mouse work these days, most people still have one. I know that I like using my mouse pad with my desktop, no matter what…
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Wireless Super Nintendo Controller Mod, Old School Meets New School

Wireless Super Nintendo Controller Mod, Old School Meets New School
Sure, we are all used to playing video games with wireless controllers today, but back in the day you were forced to sit right in front of your console as if you yourself were attached to…
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AzTtec PC Case Mod: Doomsday Device

AzTtec PC Case Mod: Doomsday Device
We’ve featured a lot of unique case mods, but this has to be the most beautiful and detailed one that I’ve ever seen. It’s called the AzTtec and Dan McGrath is the talented architect and artisan…
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Worlds Smallest Atari 2600 Still Can’t Improve E.T., Kool-Aid Man

Worlds Smallest Atari 2600 Still Can’t Improve E.T., Kool-Aid Man
Much as I love the memories of my original Atari 2600 console, I have to say that out of all of the retro gaming systems out there, the 2600 has stood the test of time the…
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iPhone Geiger Counter Module Offers Portable Radiation Detection

iPhone Geiger Counter Module Offers Portable Radiation Detection
This hack allows for people concerned about radiation to use a Geiger counter with their iPhones. It could come in handy, especially if there are more disasters like Fukushima.…
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Matterport Software Uses Kinect to Capture 3D Space and Objects: Holo-Instagram

Matterport Software Uses Kinect to Capture 3D Space and Objects: Holo-Instagram
People continue to brilliantly misuse Microsoft’s Kinect hardware. Invented by Matt Bell, the Matterport software lets users create 3D models of objects and spaces in just a few seconds, so instead of pictures you can save…
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