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Category: DIY + Hacks

This Flash Drive Self-Destructs After Killing Your Computer

This Flash Drive Self-Destructs After Killing Your Computer
Even when they deliver malicious software, most USB drives don’t explode afterward, thank God. They just quietly sit there, having done their job. But a hacker who goes by “MG” on Medium has detailed a recent project where he created a Mission Impossible-style flash drive that does blow up after…

Modder Turns NERF Rival Blaster Into 2,000-Round Minigun

Modder Turns NERF Rival Blaster Into 2,000-Round Minigun
It’s always fun to see people mod NERF guns into badass killing machines. Well, not killing machines exactly, with that foam ammo, but still, they can be pretty awesome. NERF’s Rival blasters fire small foam balls at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour. foam or not, that’s pretty…
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First Person Mario 64 Will Make You Dizzy

First Person Mario 64 Will Make You Dizzy
Super Mario 64 is a classic game. It was a lot of fun. How can you make it even better? Well, you could play the game in first-person perspective. Nintendo ROM hacker Kaze Emanuar has done just that, giving the N64 game a completely different feel. First Person Mario 64 …

LEGO Mechanical Keyboard: Clicking Things Is Awesome!

LEGO Mechanical Keyboard: Clicking Things Is Awesome!
There are so many thing you can do with LEGO; the possibilities are nearly infinite. One of my favorite LEGO builds ever was a keyboard that Jason Allemann built which had LEGO keycaps. Now Jason is back with an updated version of his awesome LEGO keyboard, and it’s better than…

Guy Makes His Face Invisible With the iPhone X

Guy Makes His Face Invisible With the iPhone X
The iPhone X is packed with great technology, even if it is super expensive. The phone’s face-tracking capabilities are especially impressive. You know a phone is really great when it can make you invisible. Well, your face at least. A video recently surfaced, demonstrating a cool invisible face hack using…

This Giant LEGO Crane Can Lift Furniture

This Giant LEGO Crane Can Lift Furniture
Dawid Szmandra’s 1:24-scale Liebherr LR 11000 crane literally towers over other LEGO builds. In fact, when its boom is fully raised, it won’t fit in the house. This model is an amazing piece of LEGO engineering, sure, but the best part is that it’s strong enough to actually lift and…

Artist Transforms Ugly Louis Vuitton Bags into Awesome Star Wars Sculptures

Artist Transforms Ugly Louis Vuitton Bags into Awesome Star Wars Sculptures
I’ve never really gotten the appeal of Louis Vuitton’s fashions. Not only are they ridiculously expensive, but you have to walk around with somebody’s ugly brand logo stamped all over your stuff. The way I figure it, they should pay you for the free advertising. I suppose if you’re going…

Opendo Garage Door Opener Remote: Push “B” to Open

Opendo Garage Door Opener Remote: Push “B” to Open
Has opening your garage door turned into a boring chore? Why not turn it into a video game with this fun garage door opener that looks like a classic NES controller? Of course button-mashing might result in a busted garage door, so you’ll probably want to avoid that. The Opendo…

Gift Wrapping and Christmas Tree Decorating Machines Do The Job Quick

Gift Wrapping and Christmas Tree Decorating Machines Do The Job Quick
Christmas is a magical time of year. Think about it. Some fat guy rides a sleigh led by reindeer – in the sky no less – lands on your roof, slides down your chimney and delivers you presents. For free! I call that magic! But the truth is that it’s…

Build a TV Christmas Ornament That Plays Classic Commercials

Build a TV Christmas Ornament That Plays Classic Commercials
“Christmas is too commercial, man!” You’ve heard that phrase uttered every year, and yes, it’s true. Christmas has been commercialized and taken over by the man. So you know what? If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. You can do this by actually making a Christmas ornament that plays commercials…

Make Your Own Robot with This DIY Kit

Make Your Own Robot with This DIY Kit
Want to be able to say you actually built a robot? SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit is on sale for $49.99 (USD).

Learn How to Make Your Own Lightsaber Pen

Learn How to Make Your Own Lightsaber Pen
If the pen is mightier than the sword, this lightsaber pen is mightier than… The pen. Despite our technological advancements, we do still use writing instruments on occasion, but one day soon they may be relics, so a lightsaber pen like this has a lot in common with the Jedi…

Epic Life-size Iron Man Contains a Working PC

Epic Life-size Iron Man Contains a Working PC
I’ve seen some pretty amazing case mods over the years, but this life-size Iron Man PC might just be the most incredible PC build yet. Pro system builder Jengki Wmp of World Media Plus created this life-size sculpture of Iron Man in his Mk. 45 armor, which also happens to…

DIY Any Kind of Controller with the MagicKey Input Board

DIY Any Kind of Controller with the MagicKey Input Board
Turn your world into a creative extravaganza. With this little controller board, you can use anything conductive as the keys for your creative works – be it your computer or fruit. The MagicKey 3-in-1 DIY MIDI Gamepad Keyboard has the power to do that and more. The SunFounder MagicKey is…

These Briefcase Arcade Machines Let You Tote a Personal Arcade Everywhere

These Briefcase Arcade Machines Let You Tote a Personal Arcade Everywhere
For those of you who have been following Technabob over the years, you know I love classic arcade games. I’ve even go so far as to have a custom-fabricated “Basement Invaders” arcade machine built for my man cave. But as awesome as that is, sometimes it would be nice to…

Fisher-Price Boombox Ready to Bring the Noise

Fisher-Price Boombox Ready to Bring the Noise
If you grew up in the ’80s, you might remember this classic Fisher-Price toy – a cassette player designed for just for kids. It was build from chunky, nearly indestructible plastic, and had big buttons on top for its basic functions. It also had terrible, tinny sound, but that’s no…
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