Coffee Table Modded into a Joystick

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Here’s a pretty neat mod- some guy took a simple wooden coffee table and mounted arcade style joystick controllers right into the top of it. And it came out pretty decent- simple and it won’t completely stick out from the rest of your decor. Sort of a subtle nod that you’re a gamer ...

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Steam Powered iPod Kicks it Old School

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Some people mod up their gadgets to look all steampunk on the outside while others make their gadgets actually be powered by steam! A steampunk craftsman has taken a Jensen #75 steam engine coupled to a Lego Technic Motor with a 5V regulator circuit soldered to a female USB connection with a diode ...

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Cardapult is the Best. Business Card. Ever.

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If you want to stand out in the business world today you need a creative edge. You need to stand out. A plain old flat card stock business card isn’t going to keep you in anyone’s mind after you leave. A genius idea would be to turn your business card into a desktop ...

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Super Mario Rube Goldberg Machine Wins Contest

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A Penn State engineering team won their regional Rube Goldberg machine contest with an entry based upon Super Mario Bros. The contest involved creating unnecessarily complex machines to perform simple tasks. In this case they were required to build a machine that changes out a lightbulb using 20 steps or more. The ...

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Super Mario Bros. 3 Pushpin Mosaic Coffee Table

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Take a look at this utterly stupendous Super Mario Bros. 3 coffee table. It’s made from a regular coffee table with a cork top attached. Then the craftmaster who made this, inserted countless number of pushpins into the cork: He got the pattern by converting an image of the game’s box cover ...

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Pac-Man Pinky Ghost Floppy Disk Pixel Art

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Here’s a cool mosaic pixel art made from old floppy disks (do they even make floppy disks anymore? are all floppies now “old”?). It’s in the shape of one of the top four Pac-Man ghosts- Pinky. Actually Pinky is probably top 3… I mean Clyde is most likely number 4 on everyone’s list ...

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Giant Sewn Atari Plush Cartridges

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I’m hesitant to call these “plush” since they’re made of sewn vinyl but take a peep at these really cool sewn Atari cartridges. I guess they’d qualify as pillows? Highly detailed: Created for (and available at) the Game Over show at Giant Robots San Francisco, these retro gaming cartridges are quite large at ...

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Awesome Musician Portraits Made of Unwound Cassette Tapes

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Artist iri5 creates these amazing portraits on canvas using unwound cassette tapes as a medium. That’s Jimi Hendrix above and Bob Dylan below. I’d love to see these in person. It would be cooler if the artist had used cassette tapes of the artist he was creating but these are really awesome ...

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