Unless you were living under a rock (there’s no shame), you were probably obsessed with your Game Boy during the 90s. What’s not to love about playing Tetris and Super Mario Land in 8-bit awesomeness? But now it’s 2015 and many of us don’t have our Game Boys anymore. Sad but true.
There are good ideas. There are bad ideas. And then there are just super awesome ideas. The Swiss Army Barbie is a super awesome idea. As if you couldn’t have guessed already.
To make life easier in the mornings for his wife, Ivan Owen and his daughter created the ultimate cereal eating machine. That is, a machine to make Owen’s daughter eat her cereal faster because her mum always tells her to hurry up.
Thought your cat tower was badass? Check out this entire home decked out to please a cat. Well, 18 cats. Yup, one cat-obsessed owner is master of 18 cats and spent $35,000 on renovations to turn every room into a kitty paradise. These cats have everything now: high beams, staircases, cat beds, towering scratch posts, and a koi pond.
This is a truly inspiring story we’ve come across and we’re so happy to be sharing it. Elvis, who lives in Los Angeles, had formed a friendship with 60-year-old homeless woman Smokie after she knocked on his door asking for recyclables to exchange for a little bit of money. Instead of sending Smokie on her way with a few recyclables, Elvis went above and beyond, building this woman a makeshift home to live in.
All hail Ivan Owen for his inventive design of a flamethrower! All he needed to make this marvelous contraption was a leaf blower and cornstarch (the fuel). Oh, and a propane torch for ignition. Why would you ever need a flame thrower, I hear you asking. Well, in Owen’s case, it could be a hoard of zombies. Because you never know when the zombie apocalypse is going to come.
That friend who just bought his new home with a fireplace? He’s got nothing on your shoebox apartment with a fireplace coffee table! Posted on the Instructables website, designer Jonathan Odom featured instructions to create his fireplace coffee table in eight simple steps. Using just wood, concrete, an ethanol burner, and a few other tools, Odom […]
While fashion designers all over the world are wringing their hands in despair over what new designs they can possibly come up with for the next season’s pair of must-have jeans, one German cosplayer already has it down pat. Make it anime, of course! Known only as Kirameku for now, she has cunningly made good use of some water-based textile paints to draw strategically positioned 2D lines and creases on a pair of plain denim jeans.
Canberra-based graphic designer Kassandra wanted a homelier feel to her new apartment when she moved in a couple of years ago, so she snapped up lots of old books from a thrift shop, and hammered 27 of these onto wood that was then put up as the headboard. It looks glorious, though we can’t help […]
Fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ can now sorta become The Governor, by having their own collection of decapitated heads in jars. Mikeasaurus of Instructables teaches us how to create one with this cool DIY guide.
Here’s a tasty dessert that tree huggers and masochists will enjoy. Brooklyn-based baker Alana Jones-Mann has created cupcake replicas of cacti house plants, and she tells us how via this DIY article.
If you want your kid to someday rule the galaxy as a Sith lord, you better start them young. EPBOT writer Jen Yates is on the right track with this AT-AT Rocker she and her husband made in early February. It comes with all the details of an actual rebellion-quelling AT-AT Walker, minus the cool lasers of course. She even added in a few details to make it comfy and safe.
Those little hand warmers you use during the winter might be more handy than first thought. Thanks to Hard Science, you can make your very own instant ice sculpture by cutting open those chemical hand warmers, boiling the contents and then dripping over some of the leftovers. The results? A winter wonderland. A very miniature […]
Gone are the days of messy crafting projects that look worse and cost much more then simply buying it from the store. With the rise of Pinterest, the internet has become much better at producing DIY projects that are simple, smart, and eco friendly. My favourite for the day is this set of sleek cardboard […]
Despite recent complaints of Google Glass being too expensive, rude, and likely to inspire mistrust, one man decided to take a leap of faith and make a pair for himself. And he saved around $1500 in the process. Whether you call it faking it or just being smart, this guy may have taken DIY science […]