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 […]
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 over at PC World magazine lays out the step-by-step instructions on how to hack your way into Facebook’s new Timeline.
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, […]
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]
You’ve got to admit, it’s a pretty brave to say to a judge “downloading all those illegal files worth $5 million is just art, Your Honor.” Here are the details on the “5 Million Dollars 1 Terabyte” sculpture: A new exhibit at the Art 404 gallery, 5 Million Dollars, 1 Terabyte, blurs the boundaries of […]
Minecraft modders Seagoingmanatee and Pwootage are breaching the geek event horizon with their collaborative Pokémobs project: Pokémon and Minecraft at the same time. The pair plan to create all 151 original monsters with a little geek camaraderie (any volunteers?), and round out the mod with Poke-specific gameplay. Your first task? Craft a Pokédex, of course. If you want in on […]
Behold, the Legotron, Mark I – a 4×5 Camera made of LEGO bricks. Cary Norton out this bad boy together (here’s an in-detail post that gives the how), and these are the basic specs: I have no clue how many pieces are in this camera It’s dimensions are roughly 7?x6.5?x7? The main parts are a […]
Got a LAN party? Well, don’t call yourself a geek if you have to pickup the phone to call Domino’s Pizza … you need this: Pizza Party, a Unix command line program for ordering pizza by Cory Arcangel.
File this under Cool But Completely Unnecessary: The iTableous is a computer and display built into a table-sized reproduction of the elusive iPhone 4. It’s not touch-sensitive, so you can play solitaire or eat Cheetos right on top while controlling it with a keyboard and mouse. Because that’s awesome(?)! [Engadget via DVICE]
Make your own by printing these simple PDF models. [Via Super Punch]