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Contest Winners Use Labo To Turn Switch Into A Zelda Piano

The standard Nintendo Labo kits include designs like robot arms, mini pianos, and fishing rods, but some players have been able to use the raw materials to create other stuff, like this steering wheel for a motorized wheelchair. Over the weekend, Nintendo encouraged people to get even more creative with a contest for…Read more… Continue […]

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It’s Dangerous And Terrible But I Sort Of Respect The Kook Who Built His Shitty Boat Trailer With Duct Tape And Pallets

A Canadian driver was pulled over yesterday and hit with over $,1500 U.S. in fines when it was discovered that the trailer being used to haul his pretty large sailboat was made from old pallets, duct tape, and, presumably, some industrial-grade hope. Oh, also, the builder was careful to include no brakes.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Modder Tries To Make PS4 Controller More Accessible With One-Handed Variant

The reveal of Microsoft’s Adaptive Controller in May furthered conversation around video games and accessibility. The controller inspired DIY modders to invent their own peripherals aimed at gamers with different mobility needs. This 3D printed, one-handed PS4 controller is one of those projects.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Which Foods Are Actually Cheaper to Make Yourself?

“Making your own” is a big part of home cook culture. One’s reasons for wanting to DIY every food thing may vary, but it usually has something to do with taste, health, or cost. Cost-wise, some things are obvious; cooking dinner at home is almost always cheaper than takeout, but things aren’t as straightforward when…Read […]

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Mad-Scientist Dad Just Won Father’s Day By Building His Son a Jet-Powered Scooter

What was the best thing your parents ever built for you? A treehouse? Maybe a go-kart? I’m afraid their efforts pale in comparison to the jet-powered scooter Colin Furze built for his son who finally has a definite answer to the question, “which parent do you love the most?”Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How to Deal With a Dead (or Dying) Power Supply

So you’re humming along on your Windows desktop, chatting with your friends on your social media service of choice or filling Chaos demons full of holes in Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr (one of the most epic names for a game I’ve seen in awhile). And then, your system zoots off. Yes, zoots. Read more… Continue […]

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Tape a ‘Finish Line’ to Your Doorway on Your Kid’s Last Day of School  

Well, parents, it’s the end of another school year. Here’s a fun thing to do before your kids get home on their final day: Have a “finish line” at your doorway for them to run through. This could be in the form of streamers and balloons, a “Welcome to Summer” banner, or an army of […]

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Tape a ‘Finish Line’ to Your Doorway on Your Kid’s Last Day of School  

Well, parents, it’s the end of another school year. Here’s a fun thing to do before your kids get home on their final day: Have a “finish line” at your doorway for them to run through. This could be in the form of streamers and balloons, a “Welcome to Summer” banner, or an army of […]

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Wild Homebrew Console Looks Straight Out Of Fallout

The Ocelot is one of the most bizarre homemade consoles I’ve ever seen. It looks more like a piece of scientific equipment than something you’d play video games on. In all honesty there’s no reason for it to exist at all, but thanks to its determined builder, console modder Matthew Carr, it does.Read more… Continue […]

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