Simple, Awesome, DIY Avengers Lamp

The photos completely explain the process and it is exactly as easy as it looks. Some primer, some glue, some gold spray paint, and a lamp. It really IS that easy. DownToBane on Imgur shows you the whole process here, but so do we: Bam, Avengers lamp. Everyone wins! And it’s easy breezy to make. […]

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Project Work Bench: TARDIS Time

Some people are simply not content with just owning a TARDIS toy. They have to go and build a full scale replica of the Doctor’s time traveling machine. Meet Matt Munson, a man with a dream. A dream to have a full sized TARDIS. I’m not exactly sure what Matt plans on doing with his […]

Make This Sweet Atari Punk Recipe Box for the Holiday Season

So maybe you don’t have enough time to do this before Thanksgiving, but I can’t think of a cooler way to keep your recipes than this Atari Punk recipe box. From Make: Hey, you want to make some chunky 8-bit music? In a recipe box? With Atari paddles? Using a Dremel tool? We thought you […]

Moonshine Finds New Popularity Among Hobbyist Geeks

When you hear the word moonshine, it probably brings to mind a bygone era of Prohibition-thwarting, bathtub mixing, car chasing yokels, brewing up batches of questionable alcohol. Or Irish songs. But according to writer Michelle Locke, writing for AP and featured on the Mother Nature Network, moonshine is having something of a renaissance as of […]

Bear-4 Sends HD Camera to the Edge of Space

This is the kind of thing I dreamed of doing as a kid. Okay, it’s the kind of thing I still think about doing now. I’m not sure how I missed this earlier, but thought it would be worth a post for those of you who might not have seen it yet. The flight was […]

Jake Von Slatt’s Wimshurst Influence Machine How-To Series

If you’ve ever dipped a toe into the aether of steampunk subculture, you’ve likely heard of Jake Von Slatt. As the proprietor of The Steampunk Workshop, he’s been a champion of true steampunk making, both in re-imagining and re-creating Victorian technology. You’ve likely seen him in Make magazine, and his creations have graced the stage […]

Antec P190 computer case review: The making of a monster PC

By Ilya Kochanov Contributing Writer, [GAS] When building a new computer, the case and power supply unit are some of the most important things to consider. Not only are they responsible for powering all of your hardware, but they keep it stable and improve longevity. Today I’m going to take a look at a case […]

Geek Lair: 6 Lamps to set the mood

It is customary for the geek lair to contain lots of computers, disassembled electronics, and other gadgets which have long since lived out their usefulness. Although the geek lair –a nerds equivalent to the all powerful bat-cave– is quite interesting to bear witness to, it often lacks worthy lighting which is replaced by boring light […]