I’ve seen my share of sci-fi movies and I know how giant robots can be pretty imposing. But these robots made from cut cardboard look like they couldn’t really do any damage – even the deadly, but tragically-flawed ED-209 from Robocop.
This airplane is guaranteed to crash within a half hour or less, or your money back. Here’s the story. Darren Lewis and Phil Reilly built this awesome and surprisingly functional remote-controlled airplane out of an old Dominos Pizza box.
This isn’t the first time that we’ve seen the Berlin Boombox. The device turned up on Kickstarter about a year ago when it was seeking funding for production. We lost track of the device after the Kickstarter campaign and it has now turned up again, and this time you can buy it outright.
Furniture doesn’t get any simpler than this.
These pieces of refoldable cardboard furniture are produced by Chairigami, which was founded by Zach Rotholz using nothing but $5,000 of his bar mitzvah money as capital.
Why would anyone ever own a Mogwai? You are just asking for trouble. Have you not seen the movies? Those cute little furballs turn into Gremlins. They are like tribbles, but deadly. Don’t ever own a Mogwai people!
Have you met the Block Man? He’s a life-sized non-person who has two eyes, a nose, a mouth, a pair of arms and a pair of legs, just like you and me. The only thing is, he’s not alive, because while he has the same body parts as you and I, he’s made up of nothing but ink and cardboard.
You can still feel like King of your castle, even when you’re stuck at work. Just do what this guy did, who turned his office cubicle into a castle. All it took was a little cardboard, a Sharpie or two, and some creativity.
I think we can all agree that growing up, getting in a spit wad fight with someone was fun right up to the point where you got hit with a spit wad. After that, it’s really gross and you really just don’t want to play anymore.
I’ve heard of corrugated cardboard being used to house computers, but this project takes cardboard computing to a whole new level. Niklas Roy used rubber bands, rope and cardboard to create a functional, mechanical computer and plotter.
What do you do with all of those boxes left over from your countless Amazon orders and other cardboard lying around your house? Don’t just throw them into the recycling bin. Do like this guy did, and build a giant badass robot.
If you like to look at guns more than you like to fire them, check out these amazingly detailed paper guns, made by cardboard artist Asif Farooq. Forget about the whole gun/anti-gun controversy for a moment and just admire these harmless weapons for all of their amazing detail.
Oh man. I have always wanted a hug a giant Game Boy Color made out of cardboard. And that geeky chick in the pic created one. MaboroshiTira made this giant non-handheld by taking a bunch of boxes, chopping them up and turning them a larger-than-life nostalgic gaming device.
It’s amazing what you can do with cardboard and a whole lot of imagination. Of course, you’d also need to have some skills and prior knowledge in animation in order to pull this of… but still, the whole thing is pretty impressive.
Look at this amazing DIY camera. It looks pretty professional, but it is all homemade by Dominique Vankan who wanted to replicate the Autochrome Lumière color photography process developed by the Lumière Brothers back in 1907.
If your family eats a lot of fiber, you too can have a rebel fleet with a complete armada of X-Wing fighters made out of toilet paper tubes. This squadron’s company motto is “Wipe your butt, then wipe out the Empire.”