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A TARDIS made of pizza boxes sounds like the greatest thing to ever exist.
Nine months ago, geophysicist David Prouty's teenage daughter challenged him to create something awesome out of recycled boxes for Doctor Who's 50th anniversary. He's a tiny bit late, but after seeing that he basically made his own whooshing, light-flashing TARDIS, we're totally willing to forgive him.Read More
You know nothing Jon Snow
Fear is the Mind Killer
Science made smartphones amazing. Now smartphones are making science amazing. It's all very nice.
Now you can do science at home with a $10 DIY smartphone microscope stand. Like pretty much everything else they touch, smartphones make microscopes better by making them less expensive, more portable, and granting you the ability to take photos and video of your subjects. It's great to live in the future.Read More
There And Back Again
It's basically Instagram for Nerd Hipsters.
Have you ever taken an amazingly-clear digital photo with your phone or camera, and become suddenly nostalgic for the old days of broken images and creepy glitches? Well, despair no more, hipsters of the internet, because this new DIY Image Glitch Generator is here to help.Read More
Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Stuff
And man oh man, does it ever look dangerous!
Fact: The degree to which a carnival ride seems to imperil your life is directly correlated to how much fun it is. Need proof? Here are three Russian knuckleheads demonstrating the ultimate DIY thrill ride by riding in the bucket of a construction digger that spins them around and periodically dunks them into a pond. What could go wrong?Read More
For science...you monster
Do Try This At Home
David Neevel is what MacGyver strives to be.
David Neevel likes to build things, but he doesn't like the creme in the middle of Oreos. That's why he built a machine that removes it with a hatchet. It was one of a series of videos Oreo released showing interesting ways to separate the creme and the cookie. Now Neevel has his own show on MTV's new online outlet MTV Other called Practically Useful. On the show he builds things you never knew you needed -- like a coffee cup with a level indicator.Read More
Droneifying is a thing, and you can do it to pretty much anything on your desk right now with this quick and easy kit.
Real talk? The skies of the future are going to be full of drones. Government drones, drones owned by companies, personal drones, drones for surveillance, drones for environmental protection, drones delivering pizzas. For our part, we believe that if the skies are going to be crowded with nightmarish flying robots watching our every step, some of them may as well be creatively designed. That's where this handy kit designed by Jasper van Loenen comes in. Using a few simple 3D-printed parts, you can turn "droneify" pretty much anything you own.Read More
A machine gun that shoots lasers? It's all I've ever wanted, but now that it's real...I just don't know what to do. It's so beautiful, you guys!
It's official -- German laser aficionado Patrick Priebe has all the best toys. We've brought you looks at Priebe's work before, including a working replica of the Dead Space plasma cutter, but his newest project really takes the cake, because seriously, all I've ever wanted out of life is a gatling gun that shoots high-energy lasers. Which means all I have to do to make my life complete is go and steal Priebe's.Read More
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Well, you should probably keep some controller cookies around for those kinds of emergencies. PC gamers, well... I recommend not thinking about how your keyboard probably contains so many crumbs already that it could be considered an edible object.Read More
Do Try This At Home
Have you waited until now to think about a Father's Day gift? Grab your soldering iron. We're here to help.
Tomorrow is Father's Day here in the United States. We're assuming our readers are all good sons and daughters who plan ahead for this sort of thing, but if you find yourself in a bit of a bind this year, might we recommend that homemade approach? We've got some great ideas for last minute gifts you can make yourself, and they beat the pants off that ash tray you made in third grade.Read More
It Came From Outer Space
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Collect all seven creme brulee cake ball Dragon Balls and summon the creme brulee dragon! He only grants wishes about desserts, though. I'm gonna ask him to bring back that instant oatmeal with gummy bears that I used to eat when I was a kid.Read More