1. Tech

    8x8x8 LED Cube

    Instructables members chr and chiller created this nifty dynamic LED cube; in the wonderfully soundtracked YouTube video above, they make the convincing case that you really want an 8x8x8 LED cube and why don't you have one, there's so much cool stuff you could do with it. Fortunately, being Instructables members, they have put together a handy guide for making one yourself. (Instructables via Neatorama)

    Read on...
  2. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks: 8/29

    No Half-Life Movie Unless Valve Makes It (1Up) Fallout: New Vegas Has Robot Sex (GameInformer) Yoda's Head is a Cake, Your Argument is Invalid (instructables) This is a $10,000 Game of Pinball (Tilt Warning) Timelapse Photography of the Day (Geeks Are Sexy) The 10 Greatest Fictional Inventors (Gizmodo) Mission: Impossible IV Casting (Bleeding Cool) (image via Toycutter.)

    Read on...
  3. Weird

    How to Papercraft Yourself in 10 Simple Steps

    The instructors at Instructables have laid out in detail how to perform an extremely useful task: Making a full-size paper clone of yourself. Have a series of hilarious miscommunication caused you to have two dates with different people on the same night? Just send Paper McGee on one of them. Need your enemies to use up all their ammo so you can take them down? Roll Papyrus McPaperson into the line of fire. The possibilities are endless. But getting your paper clone is no easy task. It will take a full week of careful, diligent work.

    Read on...
  4. Weird

    How to Make Bacon Fruit Cups [Springtime Delicacies]

    Today in interesting uses for bacon: Instructables member Canida has put together an instructive, well-illustrated, and mildly stomach-churning guide to making fruit cups out of bacon. The perfect springtime treat!

    These were supposedly a big hit at Bacon Camp SF 2010.

    Read on...
  5. Weird

    What a Fuzzy, Adorable … Crocheted Bacteriophage?

    Sure, it's not up against the toughest competition, but Instructables member skbmo has crocheted what is hands-down the most adorable bacteriophage we've ever seen. Bacteriophages, you may be aware, are the nanometers-long viruses that infect bacteria by injecting them with their genetic material and look kind of like spaceships. More pics after the jump:

    Read on...
  6. Weird

    DIYPorn: How to Make a Viking Shield

    There's not much to say about this beyond 'wow': over on Instructables, 'bevmo63' has posted a nine-step set of instructions on how to make a Viking shield using a wine barrel, some leather, shearling, and a few other materials. Previously, bevmo63 put together a guide on how to make a Viking/barbarian warhammer, so: you can match.

    Read on...
© 2014 Geekosystem, LLC   |   About UsAdvertiseNewsletterJobsPrivacyUser AgreementDisclaimerContactArchives RSS

Dan Abrams, Founder