There have been a number of Death Star fire pits floating around the internet, but this one has some extra nice detailing that makes it look awesome when set ablaze. This one came out of a high school welding class of all places.
The ultimate weapon was created by a group of welding students from Harlem High School in Machesney Park, IL, and is just about the coolest thing ever to be made in a high school shop class.
Many geeks are familiar with LEGO enthusiast Jason Allemann. But he’s only half of the entity we know as JK Brickworks. The “K” is his partner Kristal. This is one of her latest LEGO builds, which she calls the Engineer.
As Jason mentions in the video below, this is the second in Kristal’s ongoing series of LEGO sculptures of heads.
In his latest collection, the talented custom figure maker Sillof imagines what Star Wars characters would look like if they lived in the Masters of the Universe universe. It’s a reference to the origins of He-Man and his fellow Eternians.
You might not know it, but Play-Doh and similarly made modeling clay are conductive, which makes them a great way to introduce electronics to kids. Squishy Circuits has kits and recipes for both conductive and insulating clay.
Christoph Bartneck secured his spot in Cloud Cuckoo Land among fellow Master Builders with this life-size model of The LEGO Movie‘s Princess Unikitty. As if its size wasn’t commanding enough, the model’s head can rotate while its eyes have detachable LEDs that blink wildly.
Check out Christoph’s blog for more shots of his creation.
The electronics books of Forrest M. Mims III have educated and inspired millions of people since the ’80s, thanks to Mims’ friendly and concise writing style and his hand-drawn illustrations. Electrical engineer Star Simpson is one of Mims’ fans, and she came up with a wonderful homage to the author.
Star’s Circuit Classics are newbie-friendly circuit boards based on three of Mims’ many sample circuit diagrams: a dual LED flasher, a stepped tone generator and a bar graph voltage indicator.
From days of this month, from the uncharted regions of the Internet, comes a legend. A legendary concept of Lion Force Voltron created by LEGO Ideas member len_d69.
While the upcoming Voltron reboot has a cool-looking take on the Lion Force, len_d69 opted to mimic their original look.
These Darth Vader and Stormtrooper helmet salt and pepper shakers are just what a geek needs to make their table setting perfect. If you’re on a low sodium diet be sure to grab the Stormtrooper one; the chances of it hitting your plate with any salt is very slim.
Each of the shakers measures 2.5″
If you’re looking for the latest in Bond super villain furniture, look no further. This jet engine chair is the perfect place to relax and stroke your cat while laughing maniacally. You can buy two and have one be fully operational, so you can trick your enemies into sitting back and getting sucked into the blades.
This chair is made from the cowling of Boeing 737’s massive jet engine and it looks pretty sweet.
Most of the Peanuts’ holiday specials and cartoons that were around when I was a kid weren’t exactly new even then. They were always how I knew the holidays were near as a child. It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown told me it was almost time for free candy, and that Christmas was around the corner.
If you aren’t afraid of Ewoks trying to trip you up, you too can wear your Scout Trooper armor and ride on this cool real world speeder bike.
This mod was added to a Segway personal mobility device by Youtuber Rodger Cleye.
I’ve seen each of the original Star Wars trilogy films more times than I can count. Somehow, I don’t recall the Nebulon-B medical Frigate at all. Apparently, the ship showed up in The Empire Strikes Back and was the ship Luke was on after having his hand chopped off by Vader.
You may remember Altar Furniture from its awesome R2-D2 pinball coffee table. Trekkies who are also pinball fans will be delighted to know that the company has something for them as well.
The beautiful Shuttle Interactive Coffee Table is designed to look like Star Trek‘s shuttlecraft.
I spent many an hour playing Doom back in the day and anyone who did will have memories of the BFG 9000. That was the gun you wanted when things got really bad. YouTuber ZaziNombies has created an approximation of the ridiculously oversized weapon using the greatest and geekiest of all building materials – LEGO.
The blocky creation weighs 20 pounds and uses over 5,000 bricks.
I’ve turned into a big fan of Game of Thrones over the last few weeks. I have streamed all the episodes of the series from about season three, leading all the way up to the new season coming out this month.