A Simple Way to Make a Lightsaber at Home [Video]

What you’ll need: 1 X 1/4″ Pop up basin drain 1 X 1/2″ Extension tube 4 X rubber bands 1 X 1/4″ Slip nut and washer 2 X packs(of 4) O rings 1 X 1/4″ Slip joint washers (preferrably black) 1 X 3/4″ Hole cover Black magic marker (unless you gotblack slip joint washers) [Youtube […]

DIY Miniature Motorized Minigun [Video]

Want to make one for yourself? Just follow the (relatively) simple instructions right here. [Via]

Bachsy the Amazing Poseable Papercraft Robot

Want to make your own? Just download the plan and follow the instructions! [Source: Paper Poseables| Via Super Punch]

Mindwave + Arduino = Mind-Controlled Car [Video]

B-ReelĀ is not playing around, even though, technically, they are. The production company has rigged up one of those things we thought we’d have in the year 2000: mind-controlled toys. Using a Mindwave headset for measuring brain activity, an Arduino unit and a Processing script, a team of developers managed to hack together what you see […]

DIY 2 Stage Cluster Water Rocket [Video]

Holy crap this is impressive. George Katz of Air Command Water Rockets has launched a 2 stage cluster water rocket 800 feet into the air. We arrived at the launch site around 8am as usual and started setting up. It was overcast and there was a bit of a breeze going, but at least it […]

Beta Test Facebook’s Timeline Feature

Getting antsy about all the changes on Facebook? Well, there’s a way for you to take a sneak peak now before the new feature launches next week! David Daw overĀ  at PC World magazine lays out the step-by-step instructions on how to hack your way into Facebook’s new Timeline.

Amazing DIY Daft Punk Helmet [Video]

This video documents about 4 months of work in creating a replica of Thomas Bangalter’s helmet from Daft Punk. The piece has over 350 LEDs, can run over 4 hours on a single charge, and the matrix is capable of being updated on-the-fly with a custom programmed iOS app. Also, for those that will ask, […]

Geektastic R2D2 Helmet [Pictures]

Full time artist and dork extraordinaire Jenn Hall made this amazing R2D2 helmet to protect her precious head while driving around Philadelphia on her scooter. Be sure to check her blog out for more info on how she made the thing. [Clever Girl]