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  • November 5, 2012
    That wasn't metal -- see what I did there? Because metal is what robots are usually made out of but it's also a genre of music. I'm a smart cookie. "You are a dumb biscuit." Hey -- sticks and stones may break my bones but *WHACK!* now both your legs are broken. This is a... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2011
    These are functional light switches made with arcade buttons (NOT belly buttons, which I would never use even if it meant stumbling around in the dark and stubbing all my toes off). Etsy seller AlephDesign is selling them for $30, but you do get to choose the colors. PINK AND... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2009
    Want to build your own Death Star? What about a Vader mask or lightsaber? Well now you can thanks to these easy-to-follow (ease of following not guaranteed) Star Wars blueprints! * Ever wondered what made up the Death Star? * True detail and information for any fan! * Must... / Continue →
  • November 27, 2009
    The SWITCH Screwdriver has a handle that can transform (and rotate out!) from a standard handle to one that's perpendicular to the shaft for EXTRA TORQUE and EXTREME SCREWING! SUNDAY! SUNDAY SUNDAY! But truthful, I only posted this because one of the inventors' names is Wang ... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2009
    If any of you are looking for any last minute gift ideas, these dinosaur lamps from ThinkGeek are the perfect present for your Geekologie Writer. All three (triceratops, diplodocus and t-rex) of these dinosaur lamps are constructed from precision cut sheets of flexible plast... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2009
    Minas Tirith, the City of Kings from J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord Of The Rings trilogy is painstakingly being recreated using matchsticks by wood-loving Patrick Acton. The project started in March, 2007, and Patrick expects to be completed by late 2010. Good looking, Pat, say -- min... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2009
    People have been going all nuts for arcade-style joysticks since Street Fighter IV dropped, so much in fact that the official $150 FightSticks are sold out everywhere online and fetching around $300 on eBay and other sites. Ain't that some shit! But now you can make your own ... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2008
    Is your scooter just not geeky enough for you? How about turning that bad boy into a mobile hotspot? This how-to shows building instructions for putting together a scooter that doubles as a roving wireless hotspot, GPS device, pirate radio station, and even has enough juice t... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2008
    Etsy seller wedgered2 has made a handsome Link out of felt. And seeing as how I love everything Zelda, here he is. He is available for purchase at the bargain price of $75. Link is a needle-felted soft sculpture made of wool on wire, so he is posable, but struggles to stand ... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2008
    This is a video of a non-Newtonian fluid on a metal sheet set atop a subwoofer. It's pretty cool to watch. In case you forgot (or never knew) what non-Newtonian fluids are, I've copy/pasted some Wikipedia below, and posted another video of some people running across a pool o... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2008
    This is the Handwrench by designer Paul Julius Martus. It's a hand wrench, with a little hand on the end. BWAHAH HA HA HA! Some people, so clever. I'm pretty sure it's just an art piece though, seeing how your little fingers would probably break off if you were trying to bu... / Continue →
  • December 28, 2007
    Kipkay posts some awesome DIY videos on Metacafe, and here's another. His voice really convinces me I can do whatever he's talking about, even if I know I'll end up cutting off a finger or doing some other kind of harm to myself. In this installment he installs a Blu-Ray laser... / Continue →