Guy Builds Spider-Man's Webslinger Using an Electromagnetic Launcher

Since scientists have yet to figure out a formula for real-life human spiderwebs (c'mon, guys!), hardware hacker Patrick Priebe took matters into his own hands. Read More >>

Inside the DIY World of Mapping Caves With Radio

Underground, where this is no GPS and certainly no Wi-Fi, mapping caves requires a different kind of technical ingenuity. Thus, there is cave radio. To learn about the DIY world of cave radio and underground exploration, Gizmodo picked the brain of Stanley Sides, tinkerer and former president of the Cave Research Foundation. Read More >>

Watch a Mad Scientist Build and Ride a Heated Snowboard

It's easy to forget on the slopes, but your speed depends on the thin film of water created by your snowboard (or skis). So it follows that more heat below your feet would mean more speed, right? Signal Snowboards's Dave Lee just built a heated snow board to find out. Read More >>

This DIY Device Turns Your Table Into a Psychedelic Music Maker

It's not so simple to become an electronic musician. The equipment is expensive. There's not a good how-to book. It's sometimes a little unclear what exactly electronic music is. That's why the Contact musical interface is so intriguing. Read More >>

This Guy Modded Out His Delorean With an In-Dash iPad

Carplay is Apple's answer to the interactive in-car infotainment craze. But YouTuber DMCPat didn't wait around for the Apple sanctioned iPad integration—he built in an iPad complete with car-ready UI into the dash of his 1981 Delorean. Doc Brown would be proud. Read More >>

Cardboard Flappy Bird Looks Way More Fun Than the App

Missed out on your chance to download Flappy Bird? Worry not! You can just make a DIY box version of the same gameThat's what Fawn Qiu did. She made an in-real-life (IRL) version of Flappy Bird using an Arduino sensor, two servo motors, a reed switch and magnets. Oh and of course the box where it all happens. Read More >>

These Guys Made a £1.7 Million Lamborghini With Only £9,000 and a Volvo

If it looks like a Lamborghini, if it smells like a Lamborghini... it still might just be a Volvo. Yep, the £1.7 million supercar you're staring at above was made at home from guys at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan using a thirty year old Volvo 740. The total money they spent to make a copy of the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento was around £9,000. Not a bad deal! Read More >>

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How to Turn Dry Pasta Into a Rocket Engine

NASA might rely on giant laboratories and factories to build its rocket engines, but all you need is a piece of pasta, a jar, some hydrogen peroxide, and a little yeast. Oh, and fire. Read More >>

How to Turn the Settlers Of Catan Board Into a Globe

If you've played every expansion available, and have mixed up the rules every which way, but are still finding yourself bored of The Settlers of Catan, here's a clever idea that might make it interesting again. Read More >>

Build Your Own Korg MS-20 Synth with This Limited Edition Kit

Announced exactly a year ago, the Korg MS-20 Mini analogue synth is a lovely reboot of the classic 1970s instrument that inspired it. Read More >>

Make Your Own Hand-Cranked GIF Machine

We've seen a number of artists create hand-cranked "GIF machines" over the past few months, from the Giphoscope to Juan Fontanive's creations. The only problem is how expensive they are—but now, thanks to this handy little kit, you can make your own on the cheap. Read More >>

You Can Build This Elegant Rapberry Pi Tablet Yourself

Hey, a new tablet! Crisp 10-inch touchscreen? Check. Luxurious carbon fibre and wood case? Present. Huge 10,000mAh battery? Yep. Linux-based and built at home? Err... Read More >>

Forget Frosty: Here's How To Make Your Very Own Urban Igloo

Snowmen are great. Everyone loves a good snowman! But if you're expecting piles and piles of the white stuff this year, have a ton of free time on your hands, and want to make something truly cool, why not go all out and construct an urban igloo? Read More >>

Resurrect Your Wireless Mouse as a DIY Powerglove

Touchpads? Meh. Touchscreens? Bleh. Powergloves? Oh hell yes. Unfortunately / Obviously no one is in the business of making powerglove pointer devices for your computer right now, but don't let that stop you from hacking together your own, you wonderful psycho. Read More >>

A Better Multitool Adds a Napkin Holder, Spritzer, and Flash Drive

Victorinox and Wenger have owned the Swiss army knife industry for decades, but who really needs an orange peeler, corkscrew, or a nail file on their multi-tool? The folks at a Scandinavian company called Clas Ohlson feel the Swiss army knife is due for an upgrade with more useful accessories, so they've created the (freakishly huge) Uniquely Useful Tool that includes—among other implements—a flash drive, a magnet, a paper clip, and even a tiny spray bottle. Read More >>

Check Out These Vintage Cameras Turned Into Handsome Lamps

Now that film is almost obsolete, you're probably wondering what to do with that beautiful old Minolta taking up precious space in your desk drawer. Well, have you ever considered building furniture out of it? This crew of crafty Chinese designers has. Read More >>


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