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Tag: Magnet

Microduino mCookie LEGO-compatible Modular Computer

Microduino mCookie LEGO-compatible Modular Computer
The past couple of years we’ve seen single board computers separated into modules to make them more accessible to newbie makers, especially children. Microduino knows there’s no better way to get kids interested than with LEGOs,…
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DIY Low Budget BB-8 Puppet: CHPSK-8

DIY Low Budget BB-8 Puppet: CHPSK-8
We’ve seen how you can make a robot replica and a 3D printed figure of Star Wars‘ new droid BB-8. Here’s Caleb Kraft’s low budget version: a BB-8 hand puppet. Caleb made the puppet using a…
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Miniature Machine Controlled by Heat and Electromagnetic Fields: TermiNature

Miniature Machine Controlled by Heat and Electromagnetic Fields: TermiNature
Last year we looked at Harvard University’s prototype for a robot that folds itself up from a flat shape into a spider-like form when exposed to heat. This small…device invented by MIT and TU Munich researchers…
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Morphonauts Magnetic & Modular Action Figures: Frankenfigure

Morphonauts Magnetic & Modular Action Figures: Frankenfigure
Bo Hacking’s Morphonauts are action figures for budding toy modders. They’re a series of action figures with components that attach to each other via magnets. For instance, you can get parts from these three Morphonauts… …to…
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Iron Man Magnetic Charging Station: Attractor Technology

Iron Man Magnetic Charging Station: Attractor Technology
Charge your legion of mobile devices the Tony Brando Stark way with the Iron Man 3 Maghub Charging Station. Its cables work like Apple’s MagSafe cables. If you pick up your device while it’s connected to…
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Flyte Levitating Light Bulb: The Lightest Light

Flyte Levitating Light Bulb: The Lightest Light
The typical light bulb is really boring. You put it in the socket and it glows to provide you light. There are all sorts of lamps on the market, but if you want something that it…
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Build Your Own LEGO Magnetized Safe

Build Your Own LEGO Magnetized Safe
Protect your valuables using LEGO bricks – by making a safe with them. You know you have a ton laying around and hey, it beats stepping on them. This video will teach you how to take…
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Iron Man Mk. II Floating Figure: Repulsor Tech

Iron Man Mk. II Floating Figure: Repulsor Tech
Similar to Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid line, Beast Kingdom’s Egg Attack figures are highly detailed chibi-style models. While some of them are propped up on their pedestal by a plastic rod, the new Iron Man Mk.…
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Polyhedral Dice Jewelry & Accessories: Roll for Derivative

Polyhedral Dice Jewelry & Accessories: Roll for Derivative
Turn yourself into a walking dice bag with Etsy shop Mage Studio’s beautiful jewelry and accessories. The shop gets dice in various shapes and designs and incorporates them into rings, earrings, necklaces, cufflinks and more. The…
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Geeky Magnets Make Your Fridge Cooler on the Outside

Geeky Magnets Make Your Fridge Cooler on the Outside
Refrigerator doors must have magnets. That’s just a fact of life. Artist PJ McQuade has the right set of magnets for geeks, featuring characters from Star Trek, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings and more. They…
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Super Mario Bros. Magic Billet Box Hides Your Coins & Power Ups

Super Mario Bros. Magic Billet Box Hides Your Coins & Power Ups
Hide your mushrooms, buds and leaves in these Super Mario Bros.-themed boxes. They’re special editions of a trick safe called the Magic Billet Box, which has a lid that can only be opened a certain way.…
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Insult Magnets Send a Message to Inconsiderate Parkers

Insult Magnets Send a Message to Inconsiderate Parkers
Some drivers are horrible parkers. Some are careless, there are others go out of their way to be rude, while some just can’t help it. Regardless of which kind of bad parker they are, they’re still…
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littleBits Modular Magnetic Electronics Kits: No Solder, No Problem

littleBits Modular Magnetic Electronics Kits: No Solder, No Problem
A few months ago I talked about a Kickstarter project called the LightUp, an electronics kit for kids and newbies. Instead of wires or solder, LightUp uses magnets to connect the modules together. It turns out…
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Pogo Breakaway Headphone Jack: MagSafe Your Music

Pogo Breakaway Headphone Jack: MagSafe Your Music
A few months ago we featured the Neo-Plug, a mobile device charger with a two-piece magnetic tip similar to Apple’s MagSafe. Designer Jon Patterson recently showed us a similar concept but for a headphone jack. He…
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DIY Magnetic Crocheted Katamari is Very Attractive

DIY Magnetic Crocheted Katamari is Very Attractive
Flickr user/Sprite Stitcher/Princess of All Cosmos Mara Cheng made a crocheted katamari that works a bit like its videogame counterpart, and she did it the Jesse Pinkman way: with magnets. Yeah, Science!…
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Stick ‘em Magnetic Towels: Stick ’em Wherever You Want

Stick ‘em Magnetic Towels: Stick ’em Wherever You Want
Towels in the kitchen. Where do you put them? Some people put them on the oven handle, other’s on the fridge handle. But what if you don’t have a handle on your fridge door? That’s where…
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