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Predator Halloween Costume Looks Amazing but Must be Amazingly Hot

Predator Halloween Costume Looks Amazing but Must be Amazingly Hot
I have to say that this Predator costume by Shawn Thorsson of Petaluma, CA, is really amazing. This costume was made for Halloween 2005, but this write-up and photos are recent. I wonder what Shawn will make for this year’s Halloween? Shawn hand-sculpted most of the features of his costume, using upholstery foam, liquid latex and a whole bunch of duct tape.

R2-D2 Robot Costume Holds a Dude and Moves Around

R2-D2 Robot Costume Holds a Dude and Moves Around
Not too long ago I mentioned that a dude had created the coolest Halloween costume ever and it was a life size power loader from Aliens the movie. That thing was epic and today we have another epic DIY costume created by a guy that is a large version of R2D2.
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Power Tool Mini Dragster Gets Motivated by Six Circular Saws

Power Tool Mini Dragster Gets Motivated by Six Circular Saws
You know all is right with the world when geeks have a competition specifically for DIY dragsters that are powered by power tools. Tim Allen must be so proud. The annual competition in the UK is called the Power Tool Drag Racing Championships.

Make Your Own Daleks to Take Over the World With These Amazing Plans!

Make Your Own Daleks to Take Over the World With These Amazing Plans!
You know the Daleks? Those pesky cybernetic lifeforms from Doctor Who, which are supposed to be the epitome of living and cybernetic organisms? Well, apparently if you had written to the BBC in the 1970s or 1980s asking them information about how to build your own, they would have sent you these plans. My only question is, would they have worked?

Omg! Life-Size Aliens Power Loader Costume is Epic Halloween Awesomeness!

Omg! Life-Size Aliens Power Loader Costume is Epic Halloween Awesomeness!
When it comes to DIY stuff, the most I can muster is following the directions well enough to bolt a new gadget together. If it comes to actually making all those parts you have to put together I know better than to try.

DIY Coilgun Does Serious Damage With Electricity and Magnets

DIY Coilgun Does Serious Damage With Electricity and Magnets
YouTube user Jason, also known as Larsplatoon, has put together a fully functioning coilgun after two years of effort. So WTF is a coilgun? It sounds like something cool. It’s actually a gun that fires a projectile with magnetic force instead of gunpowder. It’s almost straight out of science-fiction, but this thing actually works.

Gamecube U Portable Handheld Can be Yours if the Price is Right

Gamecube U Portable Handheld Can be Yours if the Price is Right
Ever wanted a Gamecube portable of your very own? Well today could be your lucky day. Modder techknott is back again, and this time, he’s built a nifty GCp and put it up for sale on eBay. The Gamecube u features a fully-functional Gamecube console, along with a bright 5″ color LCD screen, and a built-in controller and memory card for storage.

Electronic Part Pillow Covers: Huggable Varistors! Geek Out!

Electronic Part Pillow Covers: Huggable Varistors! Geek Out!
Do you get pumped up at the thought of assembling your own PC? Do you regularly find yourself surrounded by circuit boards and the smell of solder? Do you adore Arduino? Then you’ll love Atelier Kurth’s Happy Covers, awesome pillow covers with electronic parts printed on them. These designs are also available as iPad covers.

LEGO Tardis Needs Arduino to Power Siren: Overkill?

LEGO Tardis Needs Arduino to Power Siren: Overkill?
JustJon made this great-looking LEGO Tardis, but for some reason it needs the power of an Arduino controller. Why? Well, it powers the siren and the plays the Doctor Who theme. Is it a bit much?

Eggbot Kit: for Geeky Easter Bunnies

Eggbot Kit: for Geeky Easter Bunnies
Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories recently introduced their latest non-diabolical creation – the Eggbot. It’s an “open source art robot” that can draw on spherical or ellipsoidal surfaces. The Eggbot can draw on objects with diameters ranging from 1.25

Playable Pac-Man Costume: What Are You Wearing This Halloween?

Playable Pac-Man Costume: What Are You Wearing This Halloween?
Spotted on the pages of Make:, this DIY Pac-Man costume is not only super awesome, it’s completely playable. Created by Russell Luzinski a couple of Halloweens back, the wearable Pac-Man system is actually based on a laptop, loaded into a wooden frame, with a customized Gravis Gamepad Pro, modded with a wooden ball on the joystick. The best part?

Heat-Seeking Nerf Gun: the Predator’S Toy of Choice

Heat-Seeking Nerf Gun: the Predator’S Toy of Choice
Anyone who wants to disturb Rick Prescott while he’s working will have to pass by his receptionist first – a heat-seeking Nerf gun. Prescott’s awesome mod, which won MAKE’s Gadget Freak Design Contest, consists of a Nerf Vulcan Blaster hooked up to several Devantech TPA81 Thermal Sensors that are controlled by an ATMega 168 8-bit processor.

IMac Cylon: Battlestar Applactica

IMac Cylon: Battlestar Applactica
Got an old Luxo Jr. style iMac? Sure, it might be obsolete, but you surely can do something with it besides putting it out in the alley for recycling. Instead, why not do like this guy did, and turn it into a handy Cylon helmet.

DIY T-Shirt Cannon: Pretend It’S Half-Time in Your Backyard Ballpark

DIY T-Shirt Cannon: Pretend It’S Half-Time in Your Backyard Ballpark
Ever wanted one of those crazy t-shirt cannons they use to blast shirts into the stands at the stadium? Well thanks to hacker extraordinaire KipKay, you can now have your own. Kip has put together this handy tutorial video on how to build your own t-shirt launcher from common parts you can get at any hardware or plumbing store.

DIY Lightsaber is a Work of Art

DIY Lightsaber is a Work of Art
Sure, you can buy a toy lightsaber prop just about anywhere, but if you really want to look the part, you have to go the way that Bradley Lewis did with his gorgeous handmade lightsaber and build your own.

Epic Mass Effect DIY M8 Assault Rifle Prop Rocks Hard

Epic Mass Effect DIY M8 Assault Rifle Prop Rocks Hard
A dude named Harrison Krix (the same guy who built the world’s best Daft Punk helmet) calls himself a 28-year-old dork, but I would say he is more of a geek than a dork. The dude is a graphic designer and has pulled off one of the most epic DIY recreations of a weapon from a video game I have ever seen.
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