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Finely Embroidered Circuits: Science & Technology & Arts & Crafts

Finely Embroidered Circuits: Science & Technology & Arts & Crafts
The quest for wearable devices and embedded electronics might be completed with the help of a centuries-old handicraft. Ohio State University researchers John Volakis and Asimina Kiourti have been working on circuits that can be embroidered at 0.1mm precision, which they say is “the perfect size to integrate electronic components such as sensors and computer memory devices into clothing.”

Cognitive Surplus Chemistry Glassware Has Molecular Structure of Drinks Bonded on Their Surface

Cognitive Surplus Chemistry Glassware Has Molecular Structure of Drinks Bonded on Their Surface
Geek store Cognitive Surplus attracts chemistry buffs with a variety of glassware that are embossed with the molecular structure of the molecule(s) in the drink suited to each glass. There’s a glass for water, coffee, beer, wine and whiskey.
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ColorWare DualShock 4 Ballistic Wrap: Kevlar Awaits

ColorWare DualShock 4 Ballistic Wrap: Kevlar Awaits
Gadget customizer ColorWare already offers custom colors for the Xbox One and PS4 controllers, but it’s also been releasing limited edition graphics for both current gen controllers. Its latest offering is the DualShock 4 Ballistic, an awesome glossy brown fiber graphic inspired by Kevlar.

DIY Flat Pack Legged Robot: ZeGoBeast Electric

DIY Flat Pack Legged Robot: ZeGoBeast Electric
ZeGoBeast’s eponymous mechanical creatures are based on Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests and are delivered as a flat pack kit. The company now aims to give its creations more life-like qualities by equipping them with electronics. The ZeGoBeast Electric are scorpion-like creatures that are powered by an Arduino microcontroller and come with an array of sensors.

UDOO X86 Intel PC with Arduino 101: Double Board Computer

UDOO X86 Intel PC with Arduino 101: Double Board Computer
UDOO makes some of the most popular Arduino-compatible development boards. Now the company is branching out with a dev board that can run desktop operating systems. But the UDOO X86 doesn’t just have Intel inside, it has an entire Arduino board inside it as well.

Figma Metal Gear Solid 2 Gurlukovich Soldier: Not so Spetsnaz

Figma Metal Gear Solid 2 Gurlukovich Soldier: Not so Spetsnaz
Max Factory captures Metal Gear Solid‘s mix of realistic military fiction with Japanese humor in this new Figma of MGS 2’s Gurlukovich Soldier. He’s dressed in full battle gear and comes with a rifle and a knife, but it also comes with a few silly accessories.

DIY Pocket Linux Computer: Nintendo LX

DIY Pocket Linux Computer: Nintendo LX
We’ve seen a Raspberry Pi used as the basis for a normal-sized laptop, but maker Node managed to cram a Pi 2, a keyboard and a 3.5″ touchscreen into a case that’s roughly the size of a Nintendo DS.

Largest K’NEX Ball Contraption Spans More Than 900 Feet

Largest K’NEX Ball Contraption Spans More Than 900 Feet
Like K’NEX building toys? How about mechanical contraptions? Then you are going to love this. Guinness World Records recently certified that this machine built by Austin Granger is the world’s largest K’NEX ball contraption. It was probably also the world’s biggest headache to assemble.

The Wind Waker Zelda Nendoroid Action Figure Wields the Triforce of Cuteness

The Wind Waker Zelda Nendoroid Action Figure Wields the Triforce of Cuteness
Good Smile Company ensures that its Wind Waker Link Nendoroid won’t go alone by releasing a Nendoroid of the game’s version of Zelda, princess of Hyrule, leader of pirates, and mocker of Link. Zelda looks so pretty in her brightly colored dress and jewelry.

DIY Elder Scroll Replica: A Cheap Way to Go Insane

DIY Elder Scroll Replica: A Cheap Way to Go Insane
DIY Prop Shop’s latest project is a replica of the titular artifact in Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls games. This isn’t for newbie makers, but all of the materials are easily found online or in hardware stores and art or crafts supply stores.

Robotic Birds That Scare Away Real Birds: Botrification

Robotic Birds That Scare Away Real Birds: Botrification
Birds are like deer. They symbolize nature, freedom and all those heartwarming concepts, but in truth they can be annoying and cause a lot of damage. They eat crops, interfere at airports, hang out at harbors etc. 

NexDock Laptop Dock: Atrix Reloaded

NexDock Laptop Dock: Atrix Reloaded
Last week we checked out Ben Heck’s keyboard and display in a box that he made to test dev kits. I mentioned that it should be a gadget that already exists. It turns out it does, and it’s called the NexDock.

GameCube Logo Shelf: For Luigi’s Mansion

GameCube Logo Shelf: For Luigi’s Mansion
A few years ago, we saw a coffee table that looked like the N64 logo. Redditor Edgemeredrive made a furniture based on Nintendo’s other illusive logo. The cube measures 35″x 35″, or nearly 3ft. on each side.

Rockit 88 CPU Delid Tool: Pop It ‘Cause It’s Hot

Rockit 88 CPU Delid Tool: Pop It ‘Cause It’s Hot
In the past couple of years, a number of PC enthusiasts have been removing the lid – aka the Integrated Heat Spreader – on their Intel CPUs to replace the stock thermal paste with third party ones that do a better job of siphoning heat off of the chip itself.

Marceline & Marshall Lee’s Ax Guitars: We Are the Kings and Queens of Vampires

Marceline & Marshall Lee’s Ax Guitars: We Are the Kings and Queens of Vampires
Scare the filling out of your friends’ doughnuts with Ben Spear Makes Swords’ cool non-functioning replicas of Marceline’s ax bass and her gender-swapped counterpart’s six-string. They’re made of pine with nylon strings and steel knobs. Each guitar is about 49″ long and weighs 5lb.,

Power Mac G5 Polished Case Mod: Shiny Apple

Power Mac G5 Polished Case Mod: Shiny Apple
Michael Rick came up with a brilliant mod for the Power Mac G5 Quad’s handsome metal chassis. He spent between 150 to 250 hours sanding, polishing and waxing the exterior by hand to give it a mirror finish.
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