R2D2 Lego Fig USB Flash Drive

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This is a sort of homemade hack of an R2D2 Lego figurine, converted into a 4 GB USB flash drive. The seller says it’s just a prototype and it does look a bit rough around the edges but it’s still pretty neat. Although for $49.95, I’m not so sure about it. Etsy ...

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Old iPod Turned into a Cigarette Case

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Got an old busted iPod at home? Are you a smoker or a spy? Then why not gut out the non-working electronic innards of the device and use it to store a few cigarettes. It’s a crush-proof stealthy casing. Personally, I use a hollowed out boombox for my huge Cuban cigars. ...

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Motherboard Dish Towel Isn’t Your Mother’s Dish Towel

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The humble dish towel is one household object that doesn’t get much geek love these days. But if you want the complete geek kitchen, you’re going to have to geek out your dish towel. And without many commercial options out there, one craftster has taken it upon herself to embroider her own read more on Motherboard Dish Towel Isn’t Your Mother’s Dish Towel...

Tailpipe Trumpet is Exactly What You’d Think, Unless You’re 12 or a Comedian

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We’ve all played a little tailpipe trumpet, particularly after certain meals like fast food and beans (the magical fruit!) if you know what I mean. But someone has taken it upon themselves to literally hook up a trumpet to a motorcycle’s tailpipe. It looks like it’s functional as a tailpipe but the musical ...

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Solar Powered Sculpture Creates Itself

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“The Idea Of A Tree” by Thomas Traxler is a piece of art that creates itself. Powered by solar panels, the artwork uses that energy to weave itself into intricate designs. The machine produces one object per day and it varies depending upon the intensity of the sun on that day. The ...

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Safe Made of Legos is Not as Easy to Break Into as You’d Think

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Check out this awesome Lego safe! You would think that breaking into a Lego safe would just mean taking a few bricks off but this one is quite a bit more complex. The safe weighs 14 pounds for starters. It has a motion detecting alarm so it can’t be moved without alerting people ...

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SNES Alarm Clock is the Ultimate Vintage Gamer’s Mod

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The crafty modder over at Mavrinac has created the ultimate vintage gamer’s alarm clock. Is the SNES system old enough to be considered vintage? I’d say yes in the fast changing technological world we live in today- last year is vintage. But anyway, he’s basically gutted a cartridge (Paladin’s Quest) and inserted ...

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Miniature Motorcycles Made from Watch Parts

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When your watch breaks there’s really nothing you can do with it anymore, besides fix it, but seriously who’s going to do that? Fix it? This is a disposable consumer society we live in, when things break, we replace them and send the broken ones off to some landfill in China or someplace ...

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