What do you do when you just want to get off of this big blue marble we call Earth? Well, you can call NASA and try to hitch a ride to the International Space Station. Or you could build yourself a replica of the Space Shuttle on your roof.
An imaginary thinking cap? Pfff. The next time you’re in a quandary, put on this replica of Captain Jean-Luc Picard’s jacket and let the cerebral hero of Star Trek: The Next Generation be your spirit animal.
Dustin Evans’ Tesseract case replica may not have the power to destroy worlds or foretell the future, but it can open portals to other realms. Aside from a glowing cube, the case also has a 7″ LCD monitor and a Raspberry Pi running the popular media player XBMC through Raspbian.
One of the coolest things about Batman is all his gadgets. I particularly like the gadgets that he had to play with in the Dark Knight trilogy like the Batpod and Tumbler. Inspired by the Bat’s wonderful toys, a dad made a really cool Batpod for his kids.
This Doctor Who/Kingdom Hearts mashup is pretty great. What is it? It is an amazing Temporal Schism Keyblade of course. One that was handmade by deviantArtist SoulessStranger. No soul. Nah. Anyone who made this piece has to have a very amazing one.
Avid PlayStation gamer Blackangel887462 loves to collect Platinum trophies, a virtual achievement awarded for obtaining all of the lower tier – Bronze, Silver and Gold trophies – achievements in a PlayStation game. To celebrate his 500th Platinum trophy he commissioned a replica of the award.
ToroLUG member DarthNick made this awesome diorama to promote The LEGO Movie. It’s a diorama that includes a replica of the stylized typography of the movie’s title, as seen in one of its posters. DarthNick says that the diorama is currently on display at a movie theater, after which it will be shown off at a LEGO store.
Valve has a life-size model of the Sentry Gun from Team Fortress 2 to guard their office. Programmer and 3D artist Jeff Wong may not be a big shot like Gabe Newell and his employees, but he has a turret manning his house too.
There are two kinds of people in this world. The ones who call the Ghostbusters and the ones who do the actual ghostbusting. If you want to be a part of the latter, you’d better have the right equipment.
You can use a 3D printer to create replicas of items made in Minecraft. YouTuber ItsJustJumby did the opposite: he built a virtual 3D printer using Minecraft. Actually he built a 3D modeling program, a computer and a 3D printer inside the game.
Some people are really creative with LEGO. Long time CoD fan and YouTuber ZaziNombies is one of those true brick masters. He’s made life-size replicas of almost all of Call of Duty: Ghosts’ weapons out of what else?
Korean DIY site Hobby:Design has a neat idea for a light bulb that doesn’t need electricity or electronics to work. The not so secret ingredient is of course glow in the dark pigment. Leave it exposed to bright light during the day and you get soft lighting at night.
What is your favorite Batman movie? If you said Batman Returns you’re probably the only one who said that then check this out, You could own an actual working version of the Batmobile from the 1989 movie.
I just want to stare all day at this amazing Skyrim Nord bow. It looks so authentic and beautiful. According to the maker it isn’t functional yet, but that shouldn’t be too difficult. Once it actually shoots, it will take your your knee clean off.