Some dads are truly awesome. Like Minnesota Savvysherpa, Inc research scientist Paul Boswell. He is a truly cool dad, having built a working hovercraft for his son, Oliver.
You can watch the video below and see the kid put it through its paces.
Man, I hate fidget spinners. They are so stupid. In fact, I’m only sharing this one to illustrate how stupid this whole thing is. Then I hope to never do a fidget spinner article again. Anyway, at least this guy did something creative with them, aside from just fidgeting like a moron.
This is a fidget spinner made from other fidget spinners, which now becomes some kind of Transformer-evolution-mutant fidget spinner.
There’s nothing more boring than waiting around for your meal to cook. Well, Colin Furze has a solution. The Play-A-Wave, a game console for bored chefs (no, not board chefs.)
Furze built an LCD screen is built into the door, which had to be modified with added shielding to prevent the screen from going all wonky when the microwave is on.
A guitar and amp? Pffft! Real men play their electric guitar using Tesla coils. Musician and engineer Nabzim decided to attach his electric guitar to a handmade solid state Tesla coil using an audio interrupter schematic.
I have no idea what that means, but it’s very cool.
Forget your fancy skateboard tricks. This board can actually shoot flames. Ok, it’s more of a flamedropper than a flamethrower, but the effect is super neat, sort of like the flame trails left behind by the DeLorean in Back to the Future.
The Dark Knight takes one look at your dinky little fidget spinner and laughs. As always, his toys are much cooler. But you don’t have to be a billionaire to have one. PressTube shows you how to make one for yourself – assuming you’re comfortable working with molten brass.
This huge Bat-spinner was cast with melted bullet casings.
If you want a place to keep your money or favorite snacks safe from theives, but you want one made of something supremely strong like thin top-grade plywood you are in luck. ThinkGeek has a DIY kit from UGears that lets you build a small combination safe from pre-cut plywood parts.
Once complete, you get a safe with a 3-number combination lock.
Microsoft wants to make their Cortana personal assistant a serious Alexa competitor, obviously, so they should take note of this what Jarem Archer aka untitled network has done here, with the creation of a Halo-inspired holographic Cortana appliance.
He got the idea by imagining what Microsoft’s version of Alexa or Google Home would be like if they designed it to look like the holographic AI sidekick from Halo.
Few things in this life are as terrifying as a xenomorph or a facehugger. So creep out your friends and family by building your very own version of the creepy face-loving creature and its cryo-stasis tube from the Alien movies.
Prop maker Odin Abbott first shows how to make a fully-poseable facehugger using coat hangers and a couple of types of foam.
You better get your magnifying glass and some tweezers to solve this Rubik’s Cube. Puzzle maker Tony Fisher had previously built the world’s largest Rubik’s Cube, and now it looks like he’s built the world’s smallest Rubik’s Cube.
This is proof that you can make your LEGO dreams come true. Adam Woodworth, an aerospace engineer and hardware designer at Google, wanted to see how aeronautically sound a LEGO airplane design really was, so naturally he built his own to test it out, building a large RC version of it.
The plane is based on a 27-year-old LEGO set called the Solo Trainer.
Single player ping pong? That’s just a pipe-dream. It’s a myth. People have been chasing that dragon for years. It’s vaporware! Pie in the sky fantasy! Not anymore. The dream has become a reality.
Check out the video below as The Q demonstrates how to make a wooden table tennis game for one person.
If you ever had a mousetrap come down on your finger or a toe, you know the excruciating pain that it causes. Now imagine a giant mousetrap that is big enough to slam down on your body and kill you dead.
Do you want the coolest DIY Wolverine claws? Then head to your freezer and eat up some popsicles stat! These Popsicle Stick Wolverine Claws are totally badass, and you can make them at home.
Sure, these are just popsicle sticks, but they are sharp enough to do some serious damage as shown in the video.They
You know you are a Mad Max fan when you start building apocalyptic cars for your toddlers. That’s what Ian Pfaff, of Glendale, California did. And they are super cool mini cars that are hopefully battle-ready.
You see, Ian has a two-year-old daughter named Junior and an infant son named Benji.
And you thought that LEGO bricks were painful to step on. Imagine getting shot with them. There’s a gun for that. Joerg Sprave’s latest creation is a custom elastic-powered gun that can turn LEGO bricks into nasty projectiles.