Make Your Own Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun

The Gatling Gun is a classic weapon, the forerunner of the machine gun as we know it today. Of course, we’re not endorsing violence here, but there’s something about toy guns that give you satisfaction without actually hurting anyone. Ask the makers of NERF guns. Now what if you could make your own Gatling Gun, […]

Make a DIY 3D Printer From Old Inkjet Printer Parts

3D printing is all the rage these days, and it has gone so far that you almost anyone can buy his own 3D printer. If you’re in the market for one, Tom’s Guide has a handy reference on the best 3D printers in the market, with prices ranging from $349 to $2,899. Then there is […]

DIY Weekend: Make a LEGO Key and Cable Holder

Do something useful this weekend. No, MAKE something useful. Nothing more needs to be said, but if you’re the real deal, then you’ll have this setup before the weekend ends. Learn how to make a LEGO key and cable holder here. For more LEGO fun: Action Bill vs ShatnerBot – LEGO Stop Motion Fun! 16 […]

Open Source Brain-Computer Interface for the Masses

Mankind has always been intrigued by complexities of the brain, trying to emulate the god’s code. Since the inception of tools for reading brainwaves using EEG, the craze for brain computer interfaces (BCIs) has escalated. There have been many BCI applications that we have seen in the recent times, trying to actuate a physical object […]

Make Your Own Dragon Chest From Game of Thrones

What do you do when you have a consuming passion for Game of Thrones and lots of idle time? Build a replica of the dragon chest (well technically, dragon eggs) that Daenerys Targaryen herself used to store her babies when they were but petrified eggs. Kudos to Eric Hart, who’s cemented his geek cred with […]

Crocheted Doctor Who Dolls – All 11 of Them!

I have never been into crocheting, and I considered Home Economics classes as the most horrific times of my grade school/high school days. Well, at least those that involved needles, hooks, thread, and bolts of cloth. I have to admit, however, that these crocheted Doctor Who dolls are enough – almost enough – to make […]

This TARDIS Bookshelf Will Take You Places

Did you receive what you wanted for Christmas? Not to sow dissatisfaction among you, but I have a feeling that many gifts would pale in comparison to this handmade TARDIS bookshelf. Whovians who love to read (believe it or not, those two may actually be mutually exclusive) would definitely want to have their own time […]

Barbie Make Over: Make Her a Weeping Angel!

Who’s up-to-date with Doctor Who? I am, unfortunately, very behind on the series, but I am not fretting about it because I know that when I start watching, I will not be able to stop at one episode. On the fortunate side, I haven’t been exposed to spoilers, so it’s all good. I am probably […]

Get Your Geek On and Help the Planet by Repurposing Old Ink Cartridges

Repurpose seems to be the cool word to use these days. Recycling is good. Reusing is better. But repurposing seems to have a stronger connotation. Then again, that could just be me. Whatever word you want to use to describe what has been done to these ink cartridges doesn’t matter. At the end of the […]

Put the “Good” in “Good Morning” With This NES Toaster

There’s a reason I usually mumble “G’morning” upon waking up and encountering people while I am still on my first cup of coffee. I don’t want to be rude, but I don’t want to untruthful either. Even the thought of a nice breakfast is not enough to make me all perky and cheerful in the […]