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  • August 27, 2014
    This is the castle playhouse made by Minnesotan (that's somebody from Minnesota) Andrey Rudenko using 3-D printed layers of concrete. Andrey built his own concrete-extruding 3-D printer and printed the pieces to make this castle to test it out. Looks like it works. Eventually... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2014
    This is Geekologie Reader Daniel's son's room. Daniel and his fiance painted the whole thing with a Minecraft dungeon motif. It looks nice and cozy. My bedroom? Like a prison cell, with less amenities. You know when the last time I had the luxury of sleeping with a blanket... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2014
    Screen looks small. This is the Star Wars themed home theater built for an undisclosed couple (smart) by Seattle based custom theater designer DillonWorks. It looks legit. The perfect place to watch my favorite movie of the franchise, Star Wars Into Darkness. "GW? Please g... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2014
    This is the steampunk AT-AT walker made out of LEGO by LEGO-pro Markus1984. Now all Luke and the rest of the rebels need are some coal-powered dirigibles to fly around and tie all the legs together. Somebody really should shoot a steampunk remake of the original trilogy. Or ... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    These are the edible chocolate LEGO blocks created by Akihiro Mizuuchi. They're made by pouring liquid chocolate into LEGO brick shaped molds and waiting for it to cool. Not too complicated. Afterwards, they're durable enough to build with, provided you don't hold them in yo... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2014
    This is the terrifying scarecrow (technically a scarebear) robot built by a Turkish farmer to keep bears from destroying his crops. The robot makes car alarm sounds (presumably because it's half car alarm) and has a 25,000-volt taser in one hand which it wildly swings around, ... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2014
    This is the $200 Collector's Edition LEGO Tumbler due out in September. The vehicle measures 15-inches by 9-inches and contains 1,869-pieces. Mostly black ones. I think I might build it. Then add fireworks to the back and accidentally set it ablaze trying to make it speed d... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2014
    This is the Darth Vader mask wood-burning stove built by Instructables member doddieszoomer. You can go to the Instructables website and follow his directions to build your own. Or you can follow the Google Maps directions to his house and steal this one. I'm kidding, please... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2014
    We've seen an AT-AT cat playhouse before, and now there's an AT-ST. I don't really have any more info, I just found the pics on The Bloggess's site in between posts about her weird taxidermy fetish. So it looks like it's up to us to make up our own backstory. I'm going to go... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2014
    This is the mech warrior playhouse built by Alabama dad and NASA scientist Jim Martin for his children. The playhouse is based off the Mad Cat, a mech from the analog (read: paper-and-pencil based) role-playing game MechWarrior. Could you imagine growing up with a mech warrio... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2014
    This is the 6-foot, 20,000-brick LEGO Bender sculpture created by LEGOmaniac Adrian Drake. His stomach door opens to reveal space for several bottles of booze inside. Would you drink something that came from the stomach of a robot? I think I would. I mean, just as long as i... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2014
    This is Kelsey Kronmiller and her boyfriend's custom Super Mario Bros level themed fish tank (previously: this one that she got the idea from) The castles are made out of LEGO bricks. If I were a fish I would love to live in there. I am not a fish though, I am a gecko. I hav... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2014
    This is the 114-foot LEGO tower built in Budapest, Hungary. It beats the previous record holder (that was built by a bunch of schoolchildren) by a little over a foot. What I don't understand is why did they only beat the record by a foot? If I set out to build the world's ta... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2014
    This is the almost 600 apartment Sky Habitat currently being built in Singapore. The 38-story towers will have three 50-meter bridges connecting the two. The top one of which will be a pool. It looks like the perfect place to get out of the pool and die. "I suspect the dece... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2014
    This is the Spider Man 'webslinger' built by Patrick Priebe of Laser Gadgets. Except instead of shooting actual webs it uses a little coilgun to shoots darts. It looks dangerous, and there is no doubt in my mind I'd find a way to shoot myself in the hand and/or face trying to... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2014
    This is the paper airplane folding and launching machine that a group of engineers built. I could probably watch it all day. Also: sleep and play video games. And if one of these f***ing lotto scratchers would finally hit the jackpot, maybe I could. But nooooooo, apparently... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    This is a video of a Brazilian boy who built himself a little model excavator using plastic syringe hydraulics. Most impressive. I'd pretend I could have made something like that growing up, but I'd be lying. The only thing I was making at his age were messes in my pants. "... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is the space shuttle replica that a 60-something Chinese farmer built on the roof of his home in the Guangdong province. Obviously, all the neighbors are jealous. And can you blame them? Who doesn't want a spaceship replica on top of their house? Nobody I want to be fr... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2014
    How much for the slippers? This is the full set of wearable Iron Man armor 20-year old Kai-Xiang Xhong built out of cardboard. So, technically, it's Cardboard Man armor. Although -- only Iron Man's original armor was actually made out of iron. Now it's like, nano-particles ... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2014
    These are the smiley face screws created by Studio Yumakano and the Komuro Manufacturing Company in East Osaka, Japan. They require a special smiley face screwdriver to screw into something. They're supposed to make everyone who sees them happy. Not a bad idea, but you know ... / Continue →