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Category: DIY + Hacks

Pi Cart Crams a Retro Gaming Emulator Inside the Carcass of a NES Cartridge

Pi Cart Crams a Retro Gaming Emulator Inside the Carcass of a NES Cartridge
I have very vivid memories of schlepping around the local Target store back in the ’80s and coming across the Nintendo Entertainment System display with the robot that moved the spinning thingies around to open doors in some lame ass game on the screen.

Guy Builds Killer Water Gun: Super Duper Soaker

Guy Builds Killer Water Gun: Super Duper Soaker
Can you believe that the Super Soaker has been around for 25 years? They’re generally pretty tame, but there was some controversy when it came out because some people were filling them with bleach. That’s scary enough, but nothing compared to what this custom built water gun can do.

Guy Plays Drum Machine with His Crotch

Guy Plays Drum Machine with His Crotch
Looking for the latest in fashion and technology? Check out these Electric Sexy Drum Pants. Their name is completely self explanatory, though the sexy part is questionable. This is a pair of pants with a drum controller pad in the crotch.

Guy Makes Axe with Gummy Bear Handle

Guy Makes Axe with Gummy Bear Handle
Yep, this axe has a handle filled with gummy bears. Why? Why not? It was made by Peter Brown of YouTube channel Shop Time. The dude clearly likes gummy bears. He first made a mold for the axe handle, then filled it full of gummy bears and resin.

Octant: A Robot Band with a Human Leader

Octant: A Robot Band with a Human Leader
Have you ever heard of a band called Octant? You will. These guys are gonna be big. By “guys” I mean robots. Yes, Octant is a band that is comprised of robotic musical instruments. A man named Matt is their leader.

Game Boy Controls a Drone: Nintendrone

Game Boy Controls a Drone: Nintendrone
Get that old Nintendo Game Boy out of the attic folks. It just got a new modern use. Gautier Hattenberger has figured out a way to control a drone using the old handheld gaming brick. Now he’s flying with power!

Simone Giertz Invents a Pokémon GO Helmet

Simone Giertz Invents a Pokémon GO Helmet
Simone Giertz makes some pretty crazy inventions, and this time she is going after the Pokémon GO craze. How would you like to play the game without using your hands, so that they’re free to do other stuff, like flip people off for stealing your Pikachu?

Frank Ippolito Builds Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Refrigerator

Frank Ippolito Builds Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Refrigerator
If you want the best props and costumes possible, you better get some help from a movie effects artist like Frank Ippolito, who recently built a refrigerator that looks exactly like Han Solo frozen in carbonite.

Xbox One S Laptop: Xbook One S

Xbox One S Laptop: Xbook One S
While many of you are still waiting for your Xbox One S, someone has already turned his Xbox One S into a laptop. That didn’t take long at all. Expert modder Ed Zarick calls his build the Xbook One S.

Remote-control Warthog Gets NERF Machine Gun

Remote-control Warthog Gets NERF Machine Gun
A real A-10 Warthog fighter plane is equipped with a Gatling-type 30mm cannon that can fire off 4,200 rounds per minute. This mini, remote-controlled version of the Warthog fires NERF balls instead. YouTuber ajw61185 put a stripped down NERF Rival Zeus blaster into the nose of an old FreeWing A-10, and the result is pretty awesome.

This Working Bionic Hand Is Made from a Keurig Coffee Maker

This Working Bionic Hand Is Made from a Keurig Coffee Maker
It turns out that Keurig coffee maker on your kitchen counter can be used for so much more than just making you a hot cup of joe. Just ask Evan Booth, who created Hedberg, a real working bionic hand made almost entirely out of the parts of a disassembled Keurig 2.0 K350 Coffee Maker.

The Backyard Scientist Makes a Flaming Sword

The Backyard Scientist Makes a Flaming Sword
Kevin Kohler aka “The Backyard Scientist” does all kinds of cool and questionable stuff in his backyard. Well, now he has made a cool, or should I say hot, flaming sword. Kohler filmed himself building a sword that’s literally on fire.

Use This iPhone Case for Perfect Pokéball Throws

Use This iPhone Case for Perfect Pokéball Throws
Time to up your Pokémon catching skills. This DIY iPhone case is simple and brilliant. It will help even the suckiest poke ball throwers catch a Pokémon while playing Pokémon GO. It was designed by Jon Cleaver and the idea is that it helps you make consistent Pokéball throws in the mobile game.

Giant Fire-Breathing Vortex Cannon: I Fell into a Burnin’ Ring of Fire

Giant Fire-Breathing Vortex Cannon: I Fell into a Burnin’ Ring of Fire
Everything is always better with fire! That includes air cannons. Bigger is always better too. It’s not just a Texas thing. It’s a fact. That’s why Kevin Kohler, aka “The Backyard Scientist,” took one of those vortex air cannon toys and not just made it bigger, he added pyrotechnics.

BMW Lets Drivers Control Real Cars Video Game Style

BMW Lets Drivers Control Real Cars Video Game Style
How’s this for a fun idea? BMW USA apparently outfitted a BMW M6 and M6 GTLM with live cameras and R/C technology so they could be driven by remote control in the style of a first-person racing game.

This 200 Horsepower Jetpack Will Replace Your Golf Cart

This 200 Horsepower Jetpack Will Replace Your Golf Cart
So you’re on the golf course, hitting the ball into the hole, then getting into your golf cart to travel to the next one. Or worse yet, you’re walking with a cart. Either way, it can take a while to get to the next hole.