home improvements

BURN IT DOWN!: The Bender Head House

The Bender House looks like Bender's dome from Futurama. If you've never seen Futurama I'm going to assume you don't have a television or internet so you...
November 17, 2009

Bomb-Proof Wallpaper: But Is It Wolf-Proof?

Berry Plastics and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers teamed up to develop X-Flex, a wallpaper with woven Kevlar strong enough to prevent bomb blasts from blowing...
November 17, 2009

Kid Designs Homeless Domes Out Of Trash

12-year old Max Wallack is a boy. A 12-year old one. Max Wallack, 12-year old boy, understands the plight of the homeless. Not really, because he's never...
February 26, 2009

Fire Hazards: $5,000 Paper Houses

The Wall AG is a Swiss company out to solve the problem of homelessness, particularly in third-world countries, with the Universal World House -- a $5,000 paper...
January 20, 2009

Company Specializes In Secret Passages

Creative Home Engineering is a firm that specializes in build secret passageways into your house. Which is pretty much the awesomest thing I've ever heard (besides hearing...
May 1, 2008

LEGO Portal Scene Is Cute, Not Cuddly

Someone made a little scene from Portal with LEGO blocks. As you can see it's pretty basic. Maybe a falling scene in an MC Escher style would...
December 27, 2007