Save the Princess (and Electricity) with a Magnetic Mario Set

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Play Super Mario Bros. just like the Amish do without all that pesky electricity with the Magnetic Mario game set. Made of perler beads mounted to foam with a magnet, these will stick to your fridge, locker, or any other magnetic surface. Got a metal plate in your head? Play Mario on ...

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Jet-Set Takes the Headphone Cord into Beaded Necklace Territory

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If you’re going to be wearing your headphones all around town with your fancy shoes and your tie-dye jeans while you stare at the junkies and the closet queens, you’re going to want to go to your special island and look fabulous doing it. You want to look polished from your head down ...

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Super Cool 3D Star Wars Bead Sprite Models

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Flickr beadmaster Doctor Octoroc has created these incredible 3D models of Star Wars spaceships (and some cool cars and gadgets) using thousands of tiny beads glued together. The X-Wing fighter above is made from 22,000 beads mounted on a wooden dowel and some foam core for support. The whole thing is about ...

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Beaded Extension Cords Get Plugged In

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Typically there is nothing crazy or unusual about extension cords- I mean they are a straight line of rubber encased wires- nothing more and nothing less. But there’s nothing preventing them from having a bit of flair. That’s exactly the thinking behind French jewelry designer Nathalie Costes‘s beaded extension cords. Costes uses ...

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