Not too long ago I talked up Jaws to my daughter and told her how scary it was. We watched it and she called me a wuss because the movie wasn’t scary at all. I got my revenge the next weekend after we watched The Strangers.
Building your own dragon eggs is much safer then trying to steal some from a mother dragon. That usually ends in you being burnt to a crisp and dropping those eggs cartoon style as your ashes fall to the ground.
Well, on the latest episode of the AWE Me show DIY Prop Shop, host Dylan Thomas shows you how to build a replica of Daenerys Targaryen’s dragon eggs from Game of Thrones.
Mythbusters may be over, but Adam Savage never seems to rest. He is always creating new and cool things. His latest project was to build a seat for his dogs that could go in the back of his brand new car and protect the leather interior.
There’s something so cool and soothing about seeing a melted brick of crayons being made into a vase on a lathe. The swirling colors as it turns, combined with the colorful bits of wax flying everywhere is just so cool.
You might remember Dave Hakkens as the man who popularized the idea of modular smartphones with his Phonebloks concept. He’s back with another environment-friendly movement, and this time he has a more concrete solution. Together with his friends, Dave setup Precious Plastic, which are DIY plastic recycling machines.
The most crucial Precious Plastic machine is the shredder, which as its name implies breaks down plastic objects into smaller pieces.
Watching my kids grow up, I often wondered when they were very young exactly what their internal monologue was, if anything. Everything they found went into their mouth from dirt to bugs. I assume the they were thinking “ooooh pretty….eat
Order 66 Creatures and Effects was one of the companies chosen to participate in the Biker Scout Helmet Project, which will feature customized biker scout aka scout trooper helmets that will be auctioned off for charity.
When Jelssin needs to feel big and strong, he can reach for Juggernog tonight. Or any night. The PS4 owner and Call of Duty fan recently won a real-life replica of the Juggernog refrigerator from CoD’s Zombies mode, courtesy of Super-Gamer Builds.
Super-Gamer Builds bought a brand new fridge then put their modding skills to work.
Check out these wacky knives. These aren’t any normal knives though, they are made in Japanese Lolita style. They don’t roll off an assembly line somewhere; they are made by fourth-generation Japanese bladesmith Shingeki Tanaka.
One of them is a girly looking pink with hearts carved into the blade and is called “Lappin.”
CharlieMcN33l has two great loves in his life: Star Wars and his Harley. He has even customized special Star Wars helmets for himself. So naturally when he started using his X-Wing pilot helmet, he need a matching flight jacket to go with it.
Charlie usually wears a Carhartt Duck Detroit or a MA-1 Bomber when he rides, so he incorporated these into the new jacket, which is 60% X-Wing flight jacket, 30% Carhartt jacket, and 10% MA-1 Bomber jacket.
Etsy shop PaisleyGarbage is selling this beautiful desk lamp made of U-shaped poplar and acrylic pieces stacked side-by-side. They took to Reddit to share how they made the lamp.
PaisleyGarbage used a 35W laser cutter to prepare the wood and acrylic parts, including the base.
Etsy store Anson Design Co. makes decorative items made of wood and concrete, including these cute planters based on famous Star Wars ships. They even come with a low maintenance air plant.
The Millennium Falcon planter comes in two sizes.
It’s clear that Leonardo da Vinci’s mind was always in full motion. The famous inventor drew up countless plans for contraptions and weaponry. Some of his inventions were built while most of them remained on paper.
Oh Japan, you never fail me with your oddness and yummy foods. This time out we have a handcrafted watch that hides lunch in its watch face. It might not have enough food to fill you up, but it is very cool and I want it.
The entire project as undertaken by a company called Takii, who lined up an all-star team to pull off the task.
The Internet of Things isn’t just about connecting your garage door to your car or your fridge to Amazon. It can also be about connecting your smartphone to a flamethrower, as SparkFun’s Nick Poole shows in a DIY project that he made to promote their new ESP8266 Thing dev board.
Nick made a webpage that contains links to toggle the flamethrower’s valves and ignitor.