The flamethrower guitar was definitely one of the coolest bits of tech in Mad Max: Fury Road. With an afternoon to spare and a good life insurance policy, you can be the proud owner of a fire-breathing instrument, too. Read More >>
A generation ago, getting a prosthetic limb fitted usually amounted to a having a heavy, nearly useless hunk of plastic and metal tacked onto your body. But bionic hands such as this one illustrate just how quickly that’s all changing.
Combustion of fuel is usually hidden from sight inside that big hunk of metal called an engine, but Huib Vissier saw something beautiful in this process. That's why he built a simple two-stroke engine that showcases combustion rather than concealing it. Read More >>
Hacker Samy Kamkar recently showed how to easily crack a Master combination lock in eight tries or fewer. But who has the time for that? Thankfully, Kamkar has followed up with this wonderful 3D-printed contraption that does all the hard work for you, in about 30 seconds. Read more >>
Functioning lightsabers. Mini rocket launchers. Homemade carbonated ice cream. Solar USB chargers. Just a few of the projects you can tackle in a weekend, thanks to a growing community of scrappy, curious, smart YouTubers.