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LEGO Monument Valley Concept Set: Impossible is Awesome

LEGO Monument Valley Concept Set: Impossible is Awesome
LEGO Ideas member Isometry wants to make the impossible possible with his proposal for a Monument Valley LEGO set. Just like the game, Isometry’s concept has a minimalist design as well as numerous moving parts, such as bridges, stairs and water wheels.

Ed Zarick’s Life-size BB-8 Has Everything but the Lighter

Ed Zarick’s Life-size BB-8 Has Everything but the Lighter
We’ve seen a BB-8 made by a young maker on a budget. Now let’s check out a more sophisticated replica. This one was made by Ed Zarick, who we love for his awesome console laptop mods.
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Huaqiangbei Translations & Map Book: The Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen

Huaqiangbei Translations & Map Book: The Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen
Huaquiangbei in Shenzhen, China is widely recognized as the world’s best electronics market. Hundreds of vendors sell gadgets, accessories and components in both retail and wholesale. But the language barrier and the size of the place makes it an intimidating destination.

Linespace Display System for the Blind: A Different Touchscreen

Linespace Display System for the Blind: A Different Touchscreen
Researchers at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut have come up with a way for visually impaired people to interact with images, similarly to how we use touchscreen devices. Their Linespace computer display uses 3D printing components to draw raised lines and shapes.

Cerevo Life-size Psycho-Pass Dominator Replica is Criminally Expensive

Cerevo Life-size Psycho-Pass Dominator Replica is Criminally Expensive
Aspiring Enforcement officers and prejudiced people will soon be a step closer to role-playing as their favorite Psycho-Pass characters, thanks to Cerevo’s upcoming life-size replica of the Dominator. The toy pistol does its best to mimic the self-restrained gun’s bells and whistles.

DIY Bluetooth LED Cloud Lamp: Cumulocheapus

DIY Bluetooth LED Cloud Lamp: Cumulocheapus
You may have heard of Richard Clarkson and his beautiful but absurdly expensive Cloud lamps. If you’re willing to settle for a more modest design, you can save thousands of dollars by making your own cloud lamp using Eclectical Engineering’s guide.

20th Anniversary Pokémon Nendoroid Pack is Red, Green and/or Blue

20th Anniversary Pokémon Nendoroid Pack is Red, Green and/or Blue
Good Smile already released a Nendoroid figure of Pokémon‘s Red back in 2014. But it has created a second variant of the legendary trainer to celebrate the video game’s 20th anniversary. This second Red will be released in a bundle that also includes along his rival Blue and the mysterious Mew.

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. Anti-telemarketer Robot: Fight Spam with Spam

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. Anti-telemarketer Robot: Fight Spam with Spam
We’re all fed up with telemarketers and robocallers. For Roger Anderson, the last straw was when his young son was harassed by a telemarketer. This motivated him to create the Jolly Roger Telephone Company, software that wastes the caller’s time by responding to them with recorded dialogue.

Macintosh Classic Turned from Trash to Trash Bin

Macintosh Classic Turned from Trash to Trash Bin
Redditor HaHaBird bought several Mac Classic shells at a surplus shop a decade ago. He never figured out what to do with them until recently, when he converted one into a trash bin. The bin’s main feature is its screen, which swings inward like the door on a normal trash bin.

Legend of Zelda Navi LED Lamp Is Asking to Be Thrown

Legend of Zelda Navi LED Lamp Is Asking to Be Thrown
Z-target in the dark with the help of this more or less 1:1 scale Navi lamp by Etsy seller Candace aka AFK for Cosplay. Navi’s wings are made of resin while the LED is battery operated and can light up in seven different colors.

Remote-controlled Mini Strandbeest: Thighmiya

Remote-controlled Mini Strandbeest: Thighmiya
Theo Jansen’s kinetic sculptures are meant to be powered by wind – and occasionally a hamster – but YouTuber Maxime G found a way to tame a Mini Strandbeest. Maxime G used a couple of Arduino Nanos, a 3V motor and a Nordic RF transmitter to make the mechanical creature move on command.

Super Mario Bros. x Fallout Cosplay: Mushroommen

Super Mario Bros. x Fallout Cosplay: Mushroommen
General, there’s a settlement in the Mushroom Kingdom that needs your help! Redditor 3dbdotcom designed Fallout-themed Super Mario Bros. costumes for this year’s PAX South. He went as Mario, his wife was Princess Peach and his friend was the baddest Luigi you’ve ever seen.

LEGO Mechatronic Wings: Mindstorms Give You Wings

LEGO Mechatronic Wings: Mindstorms Give You Wings
In 2014, fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht made a robotic spider dress that can brandish its spiky appendages when something comes too close to the wearer. Anouk’s new wearable wings have a similar feature. Since they’re made with LEGO, they’re easier to build than the arachnid-inspired armor.

Super Mario Maker Wallpaper Editor: Wall ∞-∞

Super Mario Maker Wallpaper Editor: Wall ∞-∞
Not content with making you make your own game, Nintendo now wants you to make your own wallpaper. Seriously though, the big N’s Super Mario Maker wallpaper editor is an excellent time waster. The editor’s interface is almost the same as the eponymous Wii U hit, which is fortunate because as of this writing, the website appears to be in Japanese only.

Crawling DVD Drive Robot: RIP

Crawling DVD Drive Robot: RIP
The Shitty Robots subreddit is filled with hilarious reminders that robots have a long way to go before they rule our fleshy butts (and could be one of the reasons why they will overthrow us). This poor fellow that’s currently at the top of the subreddit is a special nugget because he’s OC.

’70s Intercom Raspberry Pi Multi-room Audio Mod: Home Reautomation

’70s Intercom Raspberry Pi Multi-room Audio Mod: Home Reautomation
Imgur member cpostier’s house has a Nutone 2090, a 1960s to 1970s home intercom system that doubles as a multi-room AM/FM radio. Cpostier wasn’t interested in its primary function, but he wanted to update the system’s audio capabilities.
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