Altoids Tin Catapult- Curiously Childlike

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Altoids are those curiously strong mints we all know and love. They’re also the second best word ending in “oids” after asteroids. Catapults are the best way to get downtown to see the galleries and your favorite fiancee in her lavender gown. Well with a little ingenuity (and a coat hanger, rubber band, ...

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Robots Made from Old Gadget Parts and Wires

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The folks over at Geekware have created this super adorable robots from old gadget parts, wires, and accessories. Like geek Cabbage Patch Kids, each one comes with it’s own adoption certificate. Ahhhh. If you’re at the 14th Annual Whyte Avenue Art Walk this weekend, which I’m guessing is in Edmonton, CA, then ...

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B0rkedend Mouse Toothbrush Holder

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Apparently the “word” B0rkedend has never been written on the internet before I just did. Maybe there’s a reason for that. Anywhoway, here’s a project you can do with that old mouse that doesn’t work or is simply no longer needed. Just slice the top in half, removing the buttons and the wiring ...

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Sarlacc Pit Monster Pillow- Greatest Star Wars Craft Ever

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This pillow may not be the most comfortable one to lay on but it’s definitely the greatest Star Wars craft ever… of the week. Dubbed the Sarlacc “Pitlow”, it’s modeled after the evil Sarlacc Pit Monster which inhabits the Great Pit of Carkoon, over in the the desert on planet Tatooine. For you ...

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Cigar USB Flash Drive

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Those crafty craftsters at Instructables have done it again. This time they’ve managed to put a USB flash drive inside a cigar. That’s a real cigar folks! It’s dipped in primer to give it a hard shell, bored out with a drill, and then stuffed with a USB drive. It even has it’s ...

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Atari Game Cartridge Compacts

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Sweet use of the old Atari game cartridge boxes- turn them into compacts for the ladies. Open it up to reveal the mirror inside: Unfortunately this is an old DIY project that was sold by someone called Yakmala! who doesn’t appear to have anymore. So if you’re geek crafty, you could probably easily ...

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Magnetized Keyboard and Mouse Saves Space

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Sometimes the best solutions are the simplest. What to do with a wireless keyboard and mouse when you don’t need them but want to use your desk for other purposes (like writing?!) yet you want a neat appearance? If you’re the folks over at Gizmo Projects you rig up some high-powered magnets ...

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Magic 8-Ball Guitar Amplifier

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I’m amazed that someone could create such a small guitar amplifier in such a spherical shape but yes it can be done. It’s a (small) guitar amp in a magic 8-Ball. Although it appears that the 8-ball has lost it’s “magic” ability when it was gutted for the electrical parts. Credit goes to ...

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