Vintage Baseball Cards Made into Notepads

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Finally a good use for all those 1989 Topps Chris Sabo cards. Erin Zam is making and selling these really solid notepads that would be great for any baseball fan. She takes old 1950’s baseball cards and slices them down the middle so that the front and back of the same ...

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NYPD Barricade Hack: A Bench

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Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands. Like these two gentlemen geniuses from Spanish Harlem, New York City who finding a lack of seating and an abundance of police barricades have flipped over an NYPD barricade and jimmied it into the fence to create their own police barricade bench. The ...

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Projector Ring is Geeky Romantic

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This cool geeky ring was created by Luke Jerram and jeweler Tamrakar for Jerram’s wedding to Shelina Nanji. Inside the ring are tiny photographic portraits of the couple. When you shine a light through the ring, it projects the images out like a tiny projector. The ring was made by hacking apart ...

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DIY Wrist Mounted Flamethrower: Put the Darwin Awards People on Speed Dial

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Hmmm, what could possibly go wrong with this DIY garage project. Strapping fire onto your body? Sounds like a good idea. This homemade project was made from an aerosol can of butane, a nozzle, tubing and a string for the finger controlled trigger. It all straps on to the maker’s arm and then ...

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Grilltendo: Mario Mushroom Barbecue Grill

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It’s Grilltendo! Greg Matta was looking to a way to differentiate his otherwise identical vegetarian grill from his meat grill and came up with this snazzy paint scheme for his veggie grill. Note that when I have barbecues at my house, I ALWAYS offer a vegetarian choice: they have to the choice ...

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Crochet Lost Hurley Amigurumi Doll (Kawaii!)

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The sure to be epic (it better be!) Lost finale is just a few short days away so to celebrate (or commiserate I suppose is a better word… yet I’m still leaving celebrate in there and correcting it in a parenthetical aside…hmmmm) we’ve got a Hurley doll. Not just any Hugo “Hurley” Reyes ...

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Typewriter Joystick Makes Perfect Sense

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Like peanut butter and chocolate some things were just made to go together. Milk and Oreo cookies. Peanut butter and jelly. Fish and chips. Salt and pepper. Salt-n-Pepa. Simon and Garfunkel. Bert and Ernie. Ebony and ivory, live together in perfect harmony, side by side on my piano keyboard oh lord why can’t ...

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Ceramic Produce Imprint Molded Bowls

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These unique ceramic bowls are created by taking a mold from various produce items and then dying them to match the original color of the vegetable from which they came from. The bowls are called “reverse volumes” for obvious reasons and needless to say each bowl is a unique shape since no two ...

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