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Fibonacci Clock – is it a clock or an art piece?

We don’t really need to keep clocks on the wall to tell time any more thanks to smartphones and computers. That doesn’t mean we stop hanging clocks, it just means we’re free to make them into things of beauty. Whether you’re a math super freak or a true blue art lover, the Fibonacci Clock is the clock for you.


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diy July 12, 2016 posted by

Open Building Institute – A Cheap Open Source House in 5 Days!

Your home is one of your biggest assets and making it green is a way to help out the Earth from the word go. If where you live is sustainable, then you’re already having far less of an impact on the world around you. The Open Building Institute is an initiative to help provide people with the information they need to build green living structures.


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Open Building Institute – A Cheap Open Source House in 5 Days!

BOSEbuild – teach your kids to build their own speaker and they’ll never hog the radio again

There’s no denying that there’s a future in knowing your way around technology and it’s best to get started at a young age. Right now we’re seeing a lot of movement to teach kids how to code (a useful skill for a variety of reasons) but Bose is taking a different approach. The company known for making amazing speakers wants your kids to learn how to build one with BOSEbuild.


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diy January 14, 2016 posted by

Planet Cross Stitch Patterns – for the crafty NASA nerd

Space is cool. Everyone knows this. Cross stitch is not usually considered to be as cool but combine space with needlework and things start to get pretty awesome again. If you’re looking for a way to take a break from tech without breaking from your innate geek, check out the Planet Cross Stitch Patterns.


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Planet Cross Stitch Patterns – for the crafty NASA nerd
diy December 18, 2015 posted by

Netflix Socks – the DIY project for binge watchers

We’ve all been there, sitting on your couch, watching Netflix and the next thing you know, you’re out like a light. When you wake up, you’re five episodes deep and your popcorn’s gone all cold and gross. Netflix understands which is why they’ve put out the specs for Netflix Socks, the socks that will stop your program when you fall asleep.


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Netflix Socks – the DIY project for binge watchers
diy December 1, 2015 posted by

iFixit Universal Bit Kit – the right tools for today’s gadgets

If you drop your smartphone, it’s pretty much on borrowed time but what if that didn’t have to be the case? What if you could actually fix your electronic products instead of just replacing them? With the iFixit Universal Bit Kit, you will have all the tools to take care of your gadget yourself.


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iFixit Universal Bit Kit – the right tools for today’s gadgets
diy July 27, 2015 posted by

ROBOTIS Bioloid Premium Kit – a robot kit for the brave

There are many kits on the market today that can help you build your own personal robot. Of course these little machines are generally very simple and not likely to be able to do anything cool like fetch drinks or protect your home from invaders. The ROBOTIS Bioloid Premium Kit won’t help you build a Terminator either but it gets a bit closer to it.


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ROBOTIS Bioloid Premium Kit – a robot kit for the brave
diy July 13, 2015 posted by

Cherokey 4WD Basic Arduino Robotics Kit – build this little rover all by yourself

Robots are cool. Everyone likes robots. I, personally, especially like little robots that remind me of Wall-E. The Cherokey 4WD Basic Arduino Robotics Kit will let you build your own little robot perfect for the rough terrain of post-apocalyptic Earth. Or just your backyard.


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Cherokey 4WD Basic Arduino Robotics Kit – build this little rover all by yourself
Awesome May 15, 2015 posted by

Tabby EVO – the $4000 open source electric car you can build yourself in an hour

Do you want to know what’s keeping car industry execs awake at night right now? It’s not oil prices, it’s the convergence of open source and 3D printing technologies. Sure, right now the whole idea of DIY cars is a pipe dream, but look forward a decade or so and you can easily see a situation where car production goes completely local.


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Tabby EVO – the $4000 open source electric car you can build yourself in an hour
diy May 14, 2015 posted by

Tesla Torch – amazing DIY flashlight gives 1 min of light for every 1 second of hand cranking

If you’ve ever tried to use a hand crank flashlight, you will know that they’re a) very cool but b) a real pain, because you need to keep cranking the handle until your arm drops off to get any decent amount of run time out of the LED bulbs. But now some very clever chap has come up with a superb 3D printed DIY solution.


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Tesla Torch – amazing DIY flashlight gives 1 min of light for every 1 second of hand cranking
diy May 9, 2015 posted by

Asphalt Driveway Repair – fix up those cracks before they fix you

As everyone knows, repairing asphalt can get real expensive, real fast. It’s not just the machinery that’s needed, but also the materials, labor, time, sweat, bacon sandwiches and the rest. But now we’ve just spotted a solution which actually looks like it might help in an emergency. No, it won’t give you a perfect finish, but hey, at least it should stop the rain for a bit?


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Asphalt Driveway Repair – fix up those cracks before they fix you